Morning Cup of Links: A Die Hard Christmas

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Internet users often cite Die Hard as the best Christmas movie because it's different from other seasonal offerings. It serves as a palate cleanser between heartwarming films with a message.
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Australia As Seen By Americans = The Most Dangerous Nation On Earth. Hey, at least we can find Australia on a map, which is better than we do with European or African countries.
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This Race Between a Parrot and a Dog Is The Most Important Sporting Event You’ll See All Week. Slow and steady vs. physically superior -who will win in the end?
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20 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About Home Alone. Use them to impress your kids when you watch it again on TV this Christmas season.
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A South African diving crew went to retrieve bodies from a sunken tugboat three days after it capsized. Skip ahead five minutes into the video to see a diver find a survivor in an air pocket!
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Thanks for Nothing: The Story of Zero. It was hard enough to discover, and even harder to get people to use it.
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Sometimes you just gotta dance. This dog in Kazakhstan heard his favorite song and the muse took over.
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7 Things You Need to Know About Adderall. College students use it to stay awake studying for exams or to get more partying time in.
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The tricky science of trying to tickle yourself. You can't do it -and here's why.
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4 Classic Battles Between Man (or Horse) and Machine. Machines are doing pretty good.

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