Watch: The Avengers sing Christmas carols

“The heroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe join in heart and song to wish you a Merry Christmas.”


Music: "Jive Talkin'," The Bee Gees (1975)

Sometimes I just need to sing and dance along with the iconic 1970s band The Bee Gees. Always loved 'em.


Star Trek's Captain Jean-Luc Picard: “Make it So,” sung to the tune of the Christmas carol “Let it Snow”

An instant holiday classic. More

Watch: How to very, very, very finely chop an onion

Not just finely chop, but seriously super finely, and the chef also explains why you'd want to bother. More

Incredible performance of "Let It Go" from Frozen

Watch as Miss Alaska Tastee Freeze performs an innovative, hilarious rendition of Elsa's big song.(via)


iOS keyboard promises 100 words per minute

MacRumors takes a look at the Nintype keyboard for iOS ($4.99). Its psychedelic distortion interface is like something from a science fiction movie.


Hugh Howey shows you how to turn a manuscript into a paperback

Hugh just released this fantastic video telling you how, and sharing all of the templates he uses, to turn a manuscript into a book ready for self publishing.


Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer cut from classic footage

The trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens remade using footage from the original trilogy.


Music video made from melting photos

Director Chritsophe Thockler used 8,500 printed photos, 400 of which he set on fire, to create this excellent stop-motion music video for Victoria+Jean's track "Why Won't You."


Wattam, new game from Katamari Damacy creator, is about connections

You might know artist and designer Keita Takahashi for his iconic, idiosyncratic Katamari Damacy (previously). Last year, he joined Funomena to work with longtime friend and Journey producer Robin Hunicke on a brand-new game.


Did this 1975 anime inspire Disney's Little Mermaid?

This beautiful Toei Animation film, Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid, was part of a Japanese film festival in 1975, and later reached the U.S.


Demonically-possessed giraffe toy

Sometimes a toy with a cheap sound chip will seem, vaguely, to be saying something bad or naughty. Not this one!


German pedestrians play Pong on traffic light controls

Streetpong is the name of the game: a concept art installation that radically improves the experience of waiting to cross the road.


Duck hunts dog

2:46 of the tables turned—or, perhaps, unrequited love. [via] More

Mashup of the entire Billboard Top 25 for 2014

Mashup genius DJ Earworm continues his annual tradition of mashing up the whole Billboard chart for the previous year (previously, previously) with an awesome, mashed up video accompaniment. (Thanks, Rob W)