Mankind's most widely recognized and commercialized religious holiday is almost here! The image of consumerism, en carne, is here to endlessly torment you concurrently with Christmas music. Yup.
Christmas is almost here. And Santa Clause, has been engaging in some quite peculiar activities.
What is he up to lately?
What are the people up to lately and how are they preparing?
Let's take a holiday peek at what is coming for the next month:
German bicycle designer Didi Senft, known during the Tour de France as "El Diabolo", presents his latest Christmas-themed construction in Storkow, Germany on November 29, 2012. (Patrick Pleul/AFP/Getty Images)
A diver dressed as Santa Claus swims with a dolphin at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Yokohama on November 27, 2012. (Yuriko Nakao/Reuters) #
Shoppers walk on a snow-like carpet as they visit a Christmas home show on November 14, 2012 in London with over 400 exhibitors at the Earls Court exhibition centre. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) #