This will get your first Monday morning of the year off to a rousing start: a supercut of people falling and landing on vehicles, set to the cannon-punctuated finale of the 1812 Overture.
What Do the Buttons on Darth Vader's Suit Actually Do and What Really Caused the Emperor's Deformed Appearance?
The History of Farting for Money.
Yesterday was National Fruitcake Toss Day.
How Do You Train a Dog to Sniff Bombs?
A Medieval Guide to Predicting the Year - here's the appropriate bit for 2016:
If the first of January comes on a Friday, the winter will be temperate, and the summer and autumn, dry. Grain will be cheap. There will be eye diseases, and many infants will die, and there will be movement of knights, and there will be much oil in some places.
ICYMI, Thursday's links are here, including lots of hangover cures, the top 50 photos of 2015, and Dave Barry's Year in Review.