While today the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, it’s shocking to consider how much American conservatives tried to ruin him in the past. - [Salon]
Don’t look down: These breathtaking photos of Japanese rope bridges will give you the willies. - [Slate]
Don’t feel bad, Sunny Obama: There’s been a long tradition of poorly behaved White House pets. - [Vanity Fair]
This winter, don’t let your legs fall into a fashion slump: These 12 chic leggings offer fresh alternatives to boring old black. - [Refinery29]
Sorry, Rudolph, but everyone knows Die Hard is the best Christmas movie ever. Here are 14 facts you didn’t know about the classic film. - [Nerve]
Want to know exactly how badass John Lennon was as a teen? Check out his perfectly preserved detention record. - [Esquire]
- Voting is underway in New Hampshire, the second nominating contest of the U.S. 2016 presidential election 🇺🇸
- At least 9 people are dead and 150 others injured after two trains collided in Bavaria, Germany, local police say.
- The Pentagon has confirmed that North Korea successfully launched a satellite into orbit on Sunday night.