Here's a couple fun links for your weekend pleasure (I'm off to NYC - will report back next week!)
2012 in pictures - the fun kind. No political unrest here - just the photos that will make you look back at 2012 and smile.
The Best Place to be Born in 2012: Winner? Switzerland! Read the rest of the rankings and decide just where you want to procreate.
Missing your apocalyptic US now that the Hunger Games is over? Read slate.com's vision of the US if all the states went to war against each other. Long, but crazy interesting.
And finally, for some Christmas Cheer, check out Mariah Carey and Jimmy Fallon revamping (or un-vamping) her hit song, All I Want For Christmas...