The NYPD has arrested at least six men suspected of making threats against the police force in the four days since the fatal shooting of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.
Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson made a joke/trolled Twitter yesterday, claiming that Isaac Newton and Jesus were both born on December 25th, and people freaked out. In the responses you'll see atheists arguing with Christians, as well as some folks quibbling over the Gregorian versus the Julian calendar. Fun! (If you live for historical quibbling — and who doesn't? — head on over to our Medieval Clickbait story and read the comments.)
Whoever was behind the cybercrime, most who saw The Interview reported it wasn't even worth watching on YouTube. The New York Times called it "the usual spectacle of male sexual, emotional and existential confusion." We feel ya, bro.
Good news, if true — Amanda Bynes is said to be doing much better.
Finally, enjoy the last little bit of Christmas 2014 by watching this amazing video of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson singing "Here Comes Santa Claus." In a onesie. Here is a man who has never known a a single moment of existential confusion.