You can track Santa as he delivers presents this Christmas season using Google’s Santa Tracker — an annual event already in progress due to time zone changes. Ordinarily I’m not that interested in such things, but it has a few interesting features this year, including some educational information about the places he visits along the way and games you can play in Santa’s North Pole village.
UPDATE: You can also learn more about the history of Google and NORAD’s Santa Tracker in these two articles. Apparently it all started with a typo in a Sears ad.
How Google Became a Santa Tracker Tradition to Rival NORAD — Marketing Land
NORAD Santa Tracker: America’s Bizarre Cold War Tradition — The Washington Post
I think the most amusing part for me was to see that Santa apparently has a rest stop located somewhere over the international date line (click on the present icon over the Pacific Ocean). Santa and his reindeer get some sleep while an automated reindeer-shaped blimp loads more presents into the back of the sleigh. I’m a little worried about those that get tossed over the side…