Friday Links



So does the Mayan calendar start all over again?

The world's most expensive gifts: From the glass pool table to the £3,400 coffee beans, what the really rich will get this Christmas

Americans Favor Rights for Gays, Lesbians to Inherit, Adopt

Who would have thought sprouts could look so beautiful? Dawn image of sun rising over field as farmer prepares crop for Christmas

15 worst holiday gifts for men

Video- Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano threatens local villages

Best of 2012: The 10 best apps of the year

The smart toilet you can flush from your PHONE (and you can even use it to close the lid if you forget)

Map shows threats, stress on Great Lakes

Mormon women wear pants to church despite objections

Brothers Grimm: 4 gruesome plot twists you may have forgotten