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Adorable — Mediaite has a very sweet Christmas story of two men living in Chelsea who found themselves the unlikely recipients of several hundred letters to Santa. They decided they needed to find a way to respond to all of them, and a very sweet viral clip was born! To see it, click here.

On Geekosystem today: in keeping with the spirit of the season, here’s an insanely cute video of a baby and a cat. Enough said. To get the full post, click here.

Awesome awesome awesome: Styleite has a great list of last-minute gifts for those of us too lazy or uninspired to get our shopping done early this year. From cameras to make-up to sunglasses, the list has everything you need to convince the gift recipient that you did not phone it in this time (except that you totally did). Get the list here.

On Sportsgrid today: the laws of physics were suspended for a few seconds at a college basketball game, when a free throw bounced off the rim, then fell back on the rim…and stayed on the rim…and stayed there…before finally falling through the basket. Nifty! To see the clip, click here.

As an Arizonan, I am shocked and…confused: Gossip Cop reports that Bristol Palin has purchased a home in Maricopa, AZ. While the house was a bargain at $172,000 and she’s not far from the prestigious very inclusive Arizona State University, it still makes very little sense to settle in Maricopa, a one-time boomtown whose population has dropped sharply in the wake of the mortgage crisis. But it’s Bristol Palin, so I’m sure there’s some weird media endgame hidden in there somewhere. To read the full post, click here.