Big Ben Will Ring Again, For The Holidays

At the Palace of Westminster, Big Ben has been silent since August while under a much-needed four-year renovation costing roughly $60 million. It’s the first time the clocktower hasn’t rung in 157 years and done to protect the ears of those making repairs. The chiming won’t resume properly until 2021, but for the handful of days between Christmas and New Year, it will ring on the hour. Get more details over at Mental Floss.