You can track Santa’s journey around the globe using NORAD’s radar systems here
Archive for December, 2006
This is a picture of a rather festive art installation in Antartica. You can follow its progress here
Here is Mrs Aldous modelling a typical Christmas jumper – you can design your own jumper here Mr Collins seems to prefer an elf outfit. Click here for animation.
There is a new official version of Line Rider with line and eraser tools, acceleration and scenery lines, and a flag tool that lets you save current position and speed of the rider while designing your game. link
In Victorian times, Santa seems to have had a wider range of coloured hats and cloaks. Here is a blue Santa. For other colours click here.
Here is a stop-motion animation made by Ladislaw Starewicz in 1913.
After our performance of ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the end of term (video clips here) – you might like to listen to another version of the story. This sample is from a performance by Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre on the radio in 1938. [audio mp3="http://curiosity.middlestreet.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/campbell-xmas-sample.mp3" autoplay="off" loop="off" preload="on" controls="on" flash_fallback="on"] You can download the entire [...]
‘The Night before Christmas’ read by Harry E. Humphreys in 1914. [audio mp3="http://www.middlestreet.org/Cylinder/mp3/TheNightBeforeChristmasHarryEHumphrey1914.mp3" ogg="audio.ogg" wav="audio.wav" autoplay="off" loop="on" preload="on" controls="on" flash_fallback="on"] For a jukebox full of cylinder music click here
Putting up your Christmas lights? Why not synchronise them with some music?