Welcome back from the long holiday weekend.

As always on Monday, we have a new Image of the Week for you to check out.

And most of the bloggers were in the Winter holiday mood - lots of posts about snow, cold and reindeer ;-)

- Jason G. Goldman - Rudolph Would Have Run Away From Santa and Sunday Photoblogging: Happy Chanukah


- Jennifer Ouellette - Christmas with Faraday: The Chemical History of a Candle and Let It Snow: The Science of Snowflakes


- Emily Eggleston - Winter Wonders: The Science of Cold


- Cheryl Murphy - It’s Snow Wonder


- David Bressan - Cursed Glaciers and December 26, 2003 & 2004: Earthquake of Bam & Indonesian Tsunami


- Kelly Oakes - The Strange Case of the Christmas Burst


- Scicurious - That Warm Friendly Drink…makes you more Warm and Friendly. and Friday Weird Science: cockroach sex phermones and woodpeckers


- Bora Zivkovic - Evolutionary Medicine: Does reindeer have a circadian stop-watch instead of a clock?


- Davide Castelvecchi - The Reawakening of X-Ray Delta One


- Cassie Rodenberg - Drugs, as seen from a 12-year-old


- Katherine Harmon - Green Glow Shows RNA Editing in Real Time


- John Matson - Newfound Gas Cloud Points to Possible Planets Near the Milky Way’s Black Hole


- Janet D. Stemwedel - Science and ethics shouldn’t be muddled (or, advice for Jesse Bering).


- Kate Clancy - Dear Kate: I am a science provocateur


- John Horgan - Killing Environmentalism to Save It: Two Greens Call for ‘Postenvironmentalism’


- Melissa C. Lott - Not Your Average Tree Lighting


- Jennifer Frazer - The Christmas Wreath Lichen in the Corkscrew Swamp Wishes You a Happy Holiday


- Glendon Mellow and Kalliopi Monoyios - Merry Merry from Symbiartic


- Jennifer Jacquet - Christmas Google Trends



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