There is so much wonderfulness floating around at this time of year, it seems like my eye is caught by everything. However, these fun things really made me go WOW.
Vintage Loving Computer/Tablet Addicts, Our Time Has Come:
Check.This.Out. You can convert almost any vintage typewriter into a keyboard or iPad dock with USBTypewriter's kit. They say that anyone can install it and that no special tools are required. If you don't happen to have a vintage typewriter sitting around, they sell a selection of vintage typewriters with the kit already installed. I think that I want this. I think that I might need this (eventually, when I get a tablet). The kit price is not currently available, as the company is moving locations, but they say that they will become available as of January 7th. The complete typewriter/kit sets range from $599-$999.
If You Can't Make It to NYC This Christmas, This Video Brings the Magic to You:
I wrote about the magic of NYC at this time of the year just a few weeks ago. One of the most magical parts of the city is the phenomenal window displays that line the streets. While it is hard to convey just how amazing they are, I found that showcases some of the best of them.
In Case You Ever Wondered "Who Are These Flying Reindeer? And Where Did Santa Find Them?":
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game clears it all up for those who have always wondered. They tell it all, including, under "Growth and Reproduction":
"Little is known about reproduction but it does appear that the life expectancy of Santa's reindeer is infinite. No deaths or fatalities have been reported, and none are expected in the foreseeable future, though stories are told of numerous "close calls" due to slippery rooftops and heavy jet traffic around major airports."