Start the week out right with a link-filled energy boost.
Health Scare: America’s obesity epidemic has had disastrous health effects. This interactive map of the rise of diabetes in the country is pretty frightening, especially for the South. (Slate)
Comic Champ: The real king of late-night television? No, it’s not Coco or Leno — it’s Jimmy Kimmel. Here’s why. (Salon)
Bully Battles: Cyberbullying is a new and scary phenomenon. And it’s one that parents don’t know how to fight. (New York Times)
Twinkle Twinkle: Getting into the holiday spirit? See photos of spectacular lights around the world. (LIFE)
Nerdy Love: Want to give that math geek in your life something special for the holidays? Have a theorem named after him. (via Boing Boing)
Funny Games: For a good chuckle, British humor legends Monty Python will The Ministry of Silly Games on Facebook. (Kotaku)
Elsewhere on TIME.com: Get them stuck in your head and get it over with — check out the top 10 overplayed Christmas songs.
Must See: This cat does what NewsFeed wishes it could have done this morning. We’re seething with jealousy. (via Videogum)