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  • Santa has to hit 132 million homes worldwide on Christmas.

  • With 31 hours a night, Santa must stop at 1,178 homes every second.

  • That's a fraction of millisecond to climb down the chimney,

  • fill the stockings, eat the cookies, and climb back up.

  • Sound impossible?

  • Not for Santa!

  • Because he's a master of science.

  • In order to cover his 175 million mile journey on Christmas Eve,

  • Santa would need to travel 7,800 times the speed of sound.

  • But that's deadly, so Santa probably creates rips in time and space.

  • This would give him literally months to deliver presents,

  • while only a few minutes would seem to pass here on Earth.

  • Good thing we leave our cookies for this long journey.

  • Assuming every good kid gets a toy weighing two pounds,

  • Santa's sleigh would weigh over 660 million pounds,

  • heavier than 1,400 Statues of Liberty.

  • No way Santa could stay airborne with that,

  • unless his sack was also a Nano-Toymaker.

  • Similar to DNA that grows organs cell by cell,

  • Santa's Nano-Toymaker could transform chimney soot,

  • and other carbons, into gifts.

  • That's one form of re-gifting we don't mind.

  • In order to keep track of all the naughty and nice people,

  • Santa probably spies on you more than the NSA.

  • Write a mean text? Santa's read it.

  • Post a mean comment? Santa's logged it.

  • Of course, he can't do it all by himself.

  • Theories suggest Santa runs naughty/nice algorithms...

  • ..with more computing power than Google.

  • That's why he lives in the North Pole: to keep all of his servers cool.

  • So the next time someone tells you Santa isn't real,

  • point to the science that proves that not only is Santa real,

  • he's also real impressive!

  • [go to to make a personal request]

Santa has to hit 132 million homes worldwide on Christmas.

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    Halu Hsieh posted on 2013/12/16
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