If you thought your brother's Philosophy degree was useless, you'll love this new major. (Also, confessions of a shopping mall Santa.)  

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What's it take to be a shopping mall Santa? Well, if you're going to have over 17,000 kids sit on your lap and tell you what they want for Christmas, a degree from Santa University in Arvada, CO will help. (So will knowing where all the mall's secret bathrooms are.) Click here for a behind-the-scenes look at the hardest job in snow business
 
Kids today have so many options. If they don't want to go to Santa University, they can always fall back on a degree in Pizza Hut. Seriously, England's Manchester Metropolitan now offers a degree in Pizza Hut. (And it makes a good case!)
 
The word daisy feels whimsical until you learn the meaning behind it. Daisy comes from the Old English for "day's eye," because the petals open and close with sunlight. To see more word origins that have been hiding in plain sight, be sure to click here.
 
Finally, there's a scientifically-backed guide to help me make better first impressions! My many mistakes include not wearing a beard, and not striking a pose as I introduce myself. See science's other suggestions here.
  
I don't really play video games any more, but I desperately want one of these miniature working arcade games. You have to take a look!
 
Japan has taken the best thing about American cheese (the slices!), and the best thing about chocolate (the chocolate!), and combined them into the best thing since sliced bread: sliced chocolate.
 
 


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