10 Stories To Make Holiday Time Less Boring

Sick of talking about your aunt’s terrible table manners? Tired of pretending to be interested in everyone’s holiday travel plans? Totally over the chatter near leftover cookies brought into your office? Then change up the conversation this season with WSJ Social from The Wall Street Journal. It’s the world’s top news for your Facebook news feed. See what’s buzz-worthy below and get started with WSJ Social so you can command the conversation.

1. Meet Ninja Cow

For weeks, a mysterious cow turned up in backyards, wandered down main streets and seemed particularly fond of a tennis court. Find out just what this curious cow was up to.

2. How Would Santa Ship Chocolate Pears and Live Lobsters?

These days, Santa’s shipping everything from key lime pies to raw meat to live lobsters through the mail. Find Out how he ensures it arrives to your favorite relative’s doorstep in mint condition.

3. Burger King Is About To Be Beaten Out By A Pigtailed Girl

Find out which fast food giant is about to strip the king of his crown.

4. The Top 10 Moments In Fashion

2011’s been quite a year for fashion. From the Royal Wedding to state dinners,
Find out out why 2011 has been one of the most dramatic years for style.

5. How To Sneak In Sports During The Holidays

Sometime this holiday, somebody’s going to tell you to stop watching sports. It’s going to happen. Take a look at the five-step guide to sneaking in some sports on Christmas weekend.

6. Holiday Decorations Get A Little Less Green

Have you noticed that your neighbors wreaths are looking a little less festive? Find out what untraditional decorations are all the rage this holiday season!

7. The Year’s Best Movie Is From Iran

Find out which foreign-language film topped the “best of” list this year.

8. Year Of The Talking Phone

With all of the major advancements in tech products this year, it may leave you wondering what exactly is in store for 2012. Take a look at some of the projections for technology in the upcoming year.

9. Hooked On Map Apps

We need help driving. We need help walking. Find out why map apps may just be the answer to all of our needs.

10. How Fashionable Is Your College Team?

Check out which college uniforms have the most fashion cred.

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