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Things We Saw Today: Wheatley Catch

Things We Saw Today

It was a good year for video games. By Sage. (via Diary of a Death Starlette)

  • Pretty much everyone followed NORAD while they tracked Santa this year: 102,000 calls were placed, 7,720 emails were sent, about million people followed the route on Facebook, and 101,000 people followed on Twitter. What does this prove? A lot of people believe in Santa Claus. Or like to pretend he’s real. (via Daily Mail)
  • Speaking of social networking, a new study to bring joy to everyone at the end of the year says that about a third of all divorces in the UK cite Facebook as a contributing factor in the end of a marriage. Oh, internet. You tricky cad! (via The Next Web)
  • Hasbro, maker of My Little Pony, had a web site shut down that was offering downloads of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic because they are mean. So, hug a Brony today. He hurts. (via Gawker)
  • You’ll shoot your eye out! Live Science has some vital information for your everyday, champagne-drinking life on how not to cause eye injuries with champagne bottles.
  • Finally, in response to our post on gendered toys yesterday, one brave Twitter user went ahead and volunteered to display his utter ignorance to everyone:

    If you guys knew how many things I just typed and deleted, you’d laugh. They were really unladylike.

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