Tuesday’s links go Gaga.
Holiday Help: Looking for a last-minute present for good old Mom and Dad? Google’s got you covered with a free gift of the tech support they desperately need. (Teach Parents Tech)
Twitter Blocker: Addicted to social media? We feel your pain. To go cold turkey, install this plugin that blocks all social media from your browser. Stings, doesn’t it? (NPR)
Acting Aces: Every year, some of the best acting comes in packages that just aren’t statuette bait. Check out the 25 best performances that won’t win Oscars this year. (Vulture)
Far-Flung Friendship: In this amazing graphic, see how Facebook relationships transcend geography. (The Daily What)
Happy Holiday: Where do you think your average mall Santa learns his “ho, ho ho”s? Santa School, of course. (LIFE)
Good Romance: Are you into watching nine-minute, epic lip dubs to Lady Gaga by college students? Well, today’s your lucky day. (Best Week Ever)
Elsewhere on TIME.com: Who will be TIME’s Person of the Year? If people in New York City got to choose, it would be Snooki.
Must See: Excited to see the new Yogi Bear remake? Us neither. Instead, watch this fan-made alternate ending that’s not so happy. (via Awl)