Bird’s Eye: xkcd looks at popular Christmas songs, and finds it’s all the Boomers’ fault. Brilliant research. Meanwhile David Sedaris has a very funny 15 minute monologue on the Netherlands strange traditions. A wonderful site (Thanks, Wilder!) called Know Your Meme will let you look up the latest trends and their history (look at what they do with the hip new phrase “yolo” for further enlightenment!) And David Pogue lets you find new gadgets under $100 to buy yourself your beloveds, if you’re still searching.
* Xmas Tradition xkcd
* Six to Eight Black Men David Sedaris YouTube
* December 21st, 2012 Know Your Meme
Learn about why some people have been predicting the end of the world on 12/21/12 for over 56 years, and who the authors were who popularized the story.
Why can’t somebody invent a little beeper for your key ring? If you walk away from your smartphone (iPhone, Android phone or BlackBerry), your key chain beeps to alert you.
And it could work the other way, too. If you leave your keys somewhere, the phone beeps to alert you as you walk away!
That’s exactly the point of the Cirago iAlert Tag