I will be on vacation all next week, so next installment of the evening linkfest will come on January 3rd. In the meantime, check the blogs anyway - using the feeds, bookmarks or social media, or whichever way you prefer to keep up with your favourite science bloggers. Have a great holiday!

- Kyle Hill - Edward, Bella, and McGurk: Why Bad Lip-Synching Is So Funny


- Hannah Waters - A Natural History of Mistletoe


- Jennifer Ouellette - Notes from the Firewall


- John R. Platt - Once Extinct in the Wild, Kihansi Spray Toad Returns to Tanzania (by Way of the Bronx and Toledo)


- Ingrid Wickelgren - Brain Benefits for the Holidays? Stuff the Stocking with Video Games


- John Horgan - More Guns Have Not Produced More Killings, But We Still Need Gun Control


- Kate Clancy - 2012 Best of Context and Variation


- Khalil A. Cassimally - Khalil’s Picks (21 December 2012)


- Scicurious - Friday Weird Science: A CEO takes over…my loins.


- Mariette DiChristina - The Banana That Gave Its All for Science



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