The Urbzen 2008 Advent Calendar is a digital take on the traditional holiday countdown. Every day from now through Christmas the Urbzen Elves will post something new/cool/funny/intriguing for your perusal and general holiday delight.
December 22: What does Christmas mean to me? TRUCK NUTZ.
December 21: Happy Solstice, infidels.
December 20: Whatâ€™s better than kittens? Kittens on a slide.
December 19: And for today, something actually useful: 10 Things Not to Say When Buying a Car.
December 18: You know what you need? God Tube.
December 17: Kentucky=Portugal and other fun facts on the Map of Economic Equivalence.
December 16: Isnâ€™t it time you gave yourself a Christmas gift? Yes, yes it is.
December 15: There is absolutely no way that Color Me Badd wonâ€™t improve your Monday.
December 14: Here are some games, or something.
December 13: On the 13th day of Christmas, I totally forgot about you. Sorry, Internet!
December 12: You can thank @bekahroux for this little piece of holiday cheer: The 8 Most Horrifying Body Modifications
December 11: Santaâ€™s Gmail.
December 10: Another web-gem: BrowserShots.org shows you what your website looks like in about a zillion different browsers, without having to put them all on your machine, just in case you donâ€™t have the latest versions of Konquoror, Camino, Galeon and SeaMonkey on there already.
December 9: Hereâ€™s a fun one. FindYourSpot.com takes your answers to their fairly thorough quiz, runs them through a whole slew of data and then gives you a list of places youâ€™d most like to live based on factors like weather, population density, political leanings, cultural activities, property values and a lot more. Whereâ€™s your spot?
December 8: Probably the single best 1970s sex-ed video that will scar you for life.
December 7: Slanket, the blanket that you wear!
December 6: DIY airplane iPhone holder, via Random Good Stuff.
December 5: From Pingdom, 24 of the best Web 2.0 error pages.
December 4: And on the fourth day of Christmas, I got sick. Back tomorrow, I hope.
December 3: Three words: Tunak Tunak Tan.
December 2: And on the second day of Christmas, we bring you Hubspotâ€™s awesome website grader. Just pop in the URL of your site/blog/whathaveyou and this nifty little gadget grades it on a whole bunch of factors and recommends ways to improve. And the only thing itâ€™ll cost you is your email address.
December 1: Free holiday desktop backgrounds from a trustworthy site, American Greetings. Iâ€™m using â€œChristmas Ornamentsâ€œâ€“nice Christmas theme without the red-and-green overload. Thereâ€™s a good selection of non-holiday winter themes as well.