Thursday’s links have bad hair and awesome stuffed animals.
Top Territory: Antarctica is practically inhospitable. So why is everyone fighting to own it? This handy infographic explains the icy continent. (GOOD)
Political Play: Is Vice President Joe Biden a boozy, oversexed layabout? Hardly. But that doesn’t stop The Onion from creating a hilarious “Biden” character. (New York Times)
Tech Tribulations: The Internet is running out of space. What happens when every last IP address is used up? (The Daily Beast)
Holiday Hit: Have a kid who has everything? Give him My First Bacon, a 1.5-foot-tall bacon stuffed animal. It says “I’m bacon” when you squeeze it. Yes, this is real. (Gizmodo)
Regrettable ‘Do: Billy Ray Cyrus brought back his famous mullet at the CMA Awards. Take a look back at the business in the front, party in the back style. (LIFE)
Late-Night War: What’s the first result when Googling “watch Conan?” Jay Leno. (TheDailyWh.at)
Elsewhere on TIME.com: From jet packs to flying cars, see the 50 best inventions of 2010.
Must-See: We live our lives through social media. This touching short film tracks a (fictional) life through Facebook’s News Feed. (via Reddit)