Forget O’Reilly’s fears of liberals saying “Happy Holidays” to each other. There was a real war on Christmas in this country and it was waged by those lovely people who settled in New England, the Puritans. For the Puritans — in England and in the New England colonies — Christmas was a, well, un-Christian imposition [...]
Nativity scene artisans in Italy have taken Pope Francis's social message to heart this Christmas, giving a bigger role to ordinary people in their work and reviving the tradition's simple origins. Statuettes of disgraced former prime...Show More Summary
With Christmas and holiday vacations right around the corner, it's the perfect time to hunker down and watch "Love Actually." But what if that beloved 10-year-old romcom had a sequel?
December is under way, which means it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the world - especially for celebrities. Not only is Tinseltown itself getting decked out, but also, stars from Kelly Clarkson to Jesse Tyler Ferguson...Show More Summary
What if you opened a gift under a sparkling Christmas tree to find, holy crap, there are hundreds of millions of dollars in here?! That’s pretty much what just happened for the 16 companies listed below. Of course, we assume …
Need a Christmas gift, but can’t imagine what your good-for-nothing friends and ne’er do well relatives might want or need? For the person who wants for and/or deserves nothing, I cannot recommend the Lawyers, Guns and Money CafePress store highly enough. The implements of alcoholism are well regarded, most notably the LGM flask (pictured right). [...]
Off Guwop’s The State vs. Radric Davis 2: The Caged Bird Sings, out Christmas Day. Previously: Gucci Mane – Mention Me (Prod. by Mike Will Made It)
Irina Shayk melts our hearts in this adorable photo with a pitbull dog while she visits the ASPCA Adoption Center on Tuesday (December 10) in New York City. “Christmas is coming Very soon and New Year’s as well! these little animals are so lonely, they have no home and are waiting for u at @ASPCA!” [...]
The above photo is of Apolemia lanosa a type siphonophore belonging to phylum Cnidaria that also includes corals and jellies. It’s basically the ocean’s way of celebrating Christmas all year long. Like many other Cnidarians, siphonophores bud new individuals—exact clones themselves. In a manner similar to Christmas elves although this is not proven by science. […]
So I'm enjoying my snow-free snow day and I'm watching some Saved By the Bell because WHY WOULDN'T I? I'm watching Home For Christmas, Part 1 (Season 4, Episode 24 - GOOD MORNING MISS BLISS COUNTS) and Saved By the Bell is throwing down some real truth. Read more...
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In Skåne and Blekinge, the two southernmost provinces of Sweden, a very daunting creature pervades the Season of Goodwill, and its presence is anything but good. Scarcely known outside its Scandinavian provenance, outwardly it resembles a pig, but no ordinary one, for this preternatural entity is in many ways the porcine equivalent of Britain’s phantasmal [...]
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My in-depth exploration of all things Christmas music continues tonight with one of pop music’s laziest traditions – the Christmas cover song. A lot of bands and singers record holiday albums because it’s simple, takes no time and earns...Show More Summary
Angry Birds Go! now available on Android, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas now available on iOS, Christmas Stories discounted on iPad, Zombie Swipe now free on Windows Phone, plus lots more. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »
All I want for Christmas is a trip to Avoriaz. I had never heard of this place before finding it on Alastair Philip Wiper's site; the ace photographer has been documenting the French ski resort for years, and I've never seen anything quite like it. The more I read about it, the more I want to go. Read more...
In findings that just make me more anxious about buying Christmas presents, University of Cincinnati and University of Florida researchers ran six experiments in which shoppers were supposed to choose gifts for one or more person, and found that when shopping for 2+ people, gifts were chosen based on variety rather than appeal. Read more...
Gaijin Games' wacky platformer arrives just in time for Christmas. Bit.Trip's Runner2 will be released for the PS Vita on December 17 in US and December 18 in Europe.Click here to read the full article
Christmas Day is right around the corner. If you haven’t started your holiday shopping yet, this is your day to do as much online shopping as possible. I’m here to help! Before I get into my natural hair holiday shopping guide, allow me to share two similar guides with you. Show More Summary