I can't with National Events right now, so here, have some links to stuff I found interesting.
At Christ and Pop Culture: "How Muppet Christmas Carol forces us to confront our mortality"
All the piano chords in David Bowie's "Changes" (which is a surprisingly complex progression) (video)
I probably need to issue a content warning for animal death and abuse, but Loving Reaper is a striking series of webcomics. I cried a lot at a couple of them and yet....somehow, yes, it is a LOVING Reaper.
Free online pattern for a Flying Squirrel softie
If you want a bigger and more-mythological toy, here's a Loch Ness Monster tutorial.
Unusual fine-art and academic-materials prints that can be mail-ordered from Public Domain Review
Also from PDR: the natural sources of many pigments