The 2009 Yule Log -- HD, but not 3-D. Beth Novey/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Beth Novey/NPR


On A TV Near You: The Yule Log, Now In 3-D!

The Yule Log has burned brightly on TV sets for years. This year, the digital Christmas tradition will be available in 3-D.

Listen Loading… 1:13
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The hallucinogenic mushroom Amanita muscaria. Harvard biologist Donald Pfister claims that both people and reindeer ate the mushrooms. "Reindeers flying -- are they flying, or are your senses telling you they're flying because you're hallucinating?" he says. John Tann/flickr hide caption

toggle caption John Tann/flickr

A Range Rover sports a festive wreath. What will your truck wear for the holidays? Sherlock77 (James)/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption Sherlock77 (James)/Flickr

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor