12 days to go until Christmas, we're busting out our video advent
calendar to give you a surprise treat each day, cherry-picked from
among the strangest ever-so-tenuously-Christmas-related video clips the
tubes have to offer. We'll start things off with our all-time
favorite: Christmas crabs! Every year around this time, Christmas Island (a territory of Australia) plays host to a massive crab infestation.
Just imagine a bunch of teeny little clicking Santa Clauses, streaming
down your chimney and into EVERY EXPOSED ORIFICE OH GOD.Bonus video: Christmas Island's other unspeakably horrible crab species, the Coconut Crab, which looks (and acts!) like the kind of thing Gordon Freeman would be only too glad to sink a crowbar into. So of course Steve Irwin (R.I.P.) made a point to cuddle with it. Behold: Steve Irwin pets a Coconut Crab
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