I'm checking out tomorrow and Friday for the holiday. Have a great Christmas; I'll see you on the flip side of the weekend.

Here are a few good videos and links to take you out.

• Treehugger looks back at the TVA coal ash spill a year after it happened.

• Something from back in my archives: "Coal: Jobs should not trump mountains"

• Can thorium give the world greener nuclear energy?

• The only thing standing between you and a homemade bamboo bike is $1,000 and a weekend.

• Glenn Beck was named the 2009 Misinformer of the Year by Media Matters. Couldn't have happened to a better guy.

And finally, check out my new piece, Fact or fiction? 7 eco-myths debunked.

Ho ho ho, may Santa do you well.

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Shea Gunther ( @sheagunther ) is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.