They may not have sorted out how Santa’s reindeer can fly, but scientists say there is an optical explanation for just how beneficial it is that Rudolph’s nose burns red and bright. Reporting in the journal Frontiers for Young Minds, a Dartmouth anthropology professor says that Arctic reindeer are (at least among mammals) uniquely qualified… READ MORE »


Oh that crazy Conan. On his show last night, he played this video—in which Sarah Palin kills Rudolph. Maybe it’s the obvious reindeer-inspired gag but, as Deadline and PopEater point out—Jimmy Kimmel did essentially the same thing on his show. Check it out, after the jump. … READ MORE »


This Police/Rudolph Christmas mash-up will surely go down in history. You can download it here and deck the halls to it this holiday season. [The Daily What] … READ MORE »