Reading While Eating for December 2: Seriously Sunny

Friday's links get into the Christmas spirit, in a big way.

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Anti-government protesters ride a motorcycle following a demonstration to demand the trial of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa on December 1, 2011.

Political Education: Whether or not you support Rep. Michele Bachmann in her presidential bid, it’s great to see a high school student stand up against a powerful politician. (GOOD)

Silver Lining: When most news about banks tends to be rage-inducing, it’s nice to know that Chase has declined to evict a 103-year-old woman. (The Daily What)

Stop Texting: One of our favorite web series, Very Mary-Kate, is back, and more enlightening than ever. (Splitsider)

Bye-Bye, Apps: These iPhone apps are fantastic. Too bad Apple banned them, so you can never have them. (Techland)

Viewing History: Have a ton of time on your hands, and also love history? Look back at every cover of LIFE magazine, ever. (LIFE)

Globalized Life: In yet another sign that the world is becoming Americanized, India will soon be home to Walmart stores. (Divanee)

Suspect Slimdown: The Internet loves a good Photoshop disaster, and this is no exception. Cosmopolitan, for some reason, decided to make Scarlett Johansson look less voluptuous. (Go Fug Yourself)

Viral Video: It’s Friday, and you’re stuck at your desk. You can at least live vicariously through the happiest man we’ve ever seen on the Internet. (Videogum)