Burning off the extra Christmas calories is an Olympic task and would take more than 2,000 laps of the velodrome

Burning off the extra Christmas calories is an Olympic task and would take more than 2,000 laps of the velodrome Study finds average person could have consumer 6,000 calories yesterdayWould take Victoria Pendleton 2,177 laps at Olympic Velodrome to shift A Christmas dinner alone can contain 1,500 calories | UPDATED: 12:07 GMT, 26 December 2012 Most people would expect to indulge a little over Christmas, but it might be surprising to hear the average person could have eaten a staggering 6,000 calories yesterday – nearly three times the recommended intake.

David and Goliath: Underwater photographer Octavio Aburto captures tornado of fish in rare video

Underwater photographer captures astonishing moment thousands of fish swirled into a deep sea tornado | UPDATED: 22:10 GMT, 17 December 2012 An underwater photographer has captured what can only be described as an undersea tornado of swirling fish seen mesmerizing divers off Mexico's coast.