By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Dec 01, 2014 at 6:47 AM Photography:

Happy Cyber Monday! As you do your online shopping today, we're here to help with a bunch of tips, guides, fun features and more to get your holiday season started off right. 

There are many reasons why people might choose to shop online during Cyber Monday rather than at a mall on Black Friday. No crowds, no lines and zero possibility of getting punched in the face.

Luckily, I did not hear of any major mayhem in Milwaukee this year, but in Burbank, Calif., police were called to a Walmart after two women got into a screaming match over a Barbie Doll

And there was plenty of unfortunate grabby-pushy-trample-y activity going on all over the country.

If you need a break from your online shopping today, you might want to take a peek at some Black Friday brawls ... and then thank your lucky stars for the invention of the Internet.

Fighting over TV and tablets:

And my personal favorite – fighting over underwear:

And if it makes you feel any better (it shouldn't) the shopping insanity isn't only a U.S. thing:

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.