The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Marijuana Christmas Tree Police in Germany seized a Christmas tree from a resident of Koblenz, because under the ornaments was a six-foot-tall marijuana plant!

Brain Game: My Game Friday

Welcome to the Friday Brain Game. Good luck! The last two letters of the name of which U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Frozen Faces

Miss Cellania

Geomyces destructans, the fungus that causes "white nose syndrome", is killing off bats in record numbers.

Today's Giveaway: Infunitum!

Jason English

Our friends at UncommonGoods have given us a copy of the award-winning game Infunitum to dangle before you this evening.

The Quick 10: 10 Archaic Christmas Carol Words Explained

Stacy Conradt

Many of us – me included – sing Christmas songs without giving a second thought to the lyrics.

A Brief History of Christmas Tree Lights

Matt Soniak

Like Bert and Ernie or pork and fennel, Christmas trees and lights were made for each other.

Who wants to win A NEW CAR?!

David K. Israel

Save-The-Date! Win a New

Talking 'Bout My Generation

Allison Keene

USA Today has launched a generation quiz that, it says, is more about cultural experiences than the year of your birth (although it picked the exact year of my birth so I suppose that also works!).

"Minority Report" Computing Gets Slightly More Real

Chris Higgins

Since 2002, the film Minority Report has inspired computer geeks the world over.

Using the PlayStation to Protect the Nation

Colin Patrick

Put 1,760 PlayStation 3 consoles together in a room and what do you get?

15 Snowmen You Wish You'd Made

Miss Cellania

It's time for snowmen! And snow women, and animals, and pop culture icons ...anything you can make out of snow.

Brain Game: Five-by-Five #10

Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.

When the Comments Are More Interesting Than the Post

Ransom Riggs

Last year I did a massive, solo road-trip through the deserts of California and Nevada to take pictures for my Strange Geographies photo essay column (I know, it's been awhile since I wrote one .

Morning Cup of Links: Krampus and Qwop

Miss Cellania

The Once and Future Brain.

The Late Giveaway: Science Tape!

Jason English

If you want to distract people from the gift underneath the wrapping paper, this Science Tape from UncommonGoods is just what you need.