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Are You Ready For Candy Cane Shot Glasses?

Posted 12.13.2012 | Taste

That's right, shot glasses made out of actual candy cane.

LOOK: Muslim Student's Question For Santa

Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

A Redditor reports that this cute kid note was written by a Muslim student in elementary school. Title: A Question for Santa Author's grade: 4th...

LOOK: These Elves Should Be Ashamed...

Posted 12.13.2012 | Parents

Shaming the people who live in your house, eat your snacks and make messes (but are ultimately adorable) is officially trendy. Dogs, kids, husbands......

The 27 Gayest Christmas Songs

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It's that time of the year where you can't go anywhere -- drug stores, elevators, your great Aunt Frida's retirement center -- without being attacked ...

Viral Hit! Twitter Gets Grocer To Buy 10,000 Holiday Dinners For Poor

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | Impact

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Discount retailer Lidl faces a 200,000-euro ($260,000) Christmas dinner bill after an offer of chicken vol-au-vents and ice cream...

The Human Centipede Menorah Returns

Posted 12.11.2012 | Comedy

There's not really much to be said about the Human Centipede Menorah, other than that it's as much a part of Hanukkah as jelly donuts on "Conan." Enjo...

A DIY Holiday Gift For Your Most Style-Savvy Friends (PHOTOS)

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen

By Arianna Berk If you still have some names to buy for on your holiday list, Runway DIY and HuffPost Teen are here to help! The DIY Crystal Amule...

LOOK: 7-Year-Old's Charming Hanukkah Card

Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

Today's cute kid note says more about parenting than any Hallmark card celebrating the festival of lights we've seen before. Title: "Let's Not Fig...

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. Could End Homelessness With Christmas Decorations

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Imagine a world without homelessness -- or tinsel. It would cost about $20 billion for the government to effectively eliminate homelessness in the ...

Katy Hall

Save 'Happy Kwanzaa' For People You Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

A good friend of mine was in northern Illinois on business last week when someone wished her a happy Kwanzaa. The greeter was surely just trying to be...

Well, This Is A Terrible Gift Idea

Posted 12.11.2012 | Comedy

If you don't have insomnia, you may be unfamiliar with most of these amazing "As Seen On TV" products. Fortunately, Jimmy Kimmel's annual roundup of a...

15 Super Weird Christmas Books

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Home

Originally posted on Publishers Weekly xyz blog: A quick look at the calendar shows only a few weeks until Christmas, which means that you have onl...

Vegetarian Tips For The Holidays, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

On Mondays With Marlo this week, health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave advice to vegetarians who will be guests this holiday season. She advised ...

Free Holiday Cards To Simply Click, Print And Send

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.18.2012 | HuffPost Home

It's almost crunch time!

War On Christmas? Sign This Minister Up!

Mark Sandlin | Posted 02.08.2013 | Religion
Mark Sandlin

A war on worshiping consumerism in the sacred halls of Wal-Mart, Target, and Best Buy while the world is swallowed up in the darkness of not having enough food to eat - sign me up!

The Most Popular Hanukkah Videos to Ever Hit YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

We've already presented the best holiday light displays of 2012 and now we're serving up the most popular Hanukkah videos ever to hit YouTube!

10 Surprisingly Dangerous Holiday Activities

Posted 12.09.2012 | Home

Although the holidays are meant to be a time to unwind and enjoy relaxing family activities, they've slowly become more closely associated with stress...

Obama Sends Hanukkah Message

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama released a statement on Hanukkah, which begins Saturday evening. Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is celebrated Dec....

How To Help Your Jewish Kids Get Through Christmas

Melissa Chapman | Posted 02.07.2013 | Parents
Melissa Chapman

I am a member of the tribe -- a.k.a. a Jew. Which means that while December is afloat in all things jingle bell and merry ho ho's, my kids and I are not able to revel in all its glory without feeling guilty that we're forfeiting our religion for another, if only for a month.

Jewish Celebrities Celebrating Hanukkah

Posted 12.10.2012 | Celebrity

Happy Hanukkah Hollywood! The Jewish Festival of Lights begins at sundown tonight, Dec. 8, so why not celebrate the eight-day holiday with these Je...

25 Hilariously Wrong Menorahs

Posted 12.08.2012 | Comedy

Today marks the beginning of Hanukkah, so in honor of the holiday we thought we'd take a look at some less-than-conventional approaches to the iconic ...

Hanukkah Chocolate Olive Oil Gelt Cookies

Organic Authority.com | Posted 02.07.2013 | Taste
Organic Authority.com

Usually when we speak of Hanukkah Gelt, we are referring to those gold wrapped chocolate coins that everyone loves this time of year. These cookies are shaped like those chocolates, except the gold is on the inside in the form of extra virgin olive oil.

Happy Hanukkah! 8 Quotes To Celebrate The Miracle Of Light

Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Happy Hanukkah! Tonight, on the evening of December 8, Jews around the world will light the first candle of the menorah to commemorate the miracle...

Is This The Best Christmas Song Ever Or Just The Weirdest?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

Christmas is a time of cheer and, as part of the holiday joy, people will take out their old seasonal favorites. But as great as songs like "Rudolp...

Would You Sacrifice For Someone Else's Well-Being?

Donald D'Haene | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Impact
Donald D'Haene

Six thousand employees at Bell Canada's campus were warned of a ban of holiday poinsettias at a large Mississauga office. because one of their fellow employees could have a life-threatening allergic reaction to the plant. Some are asking, "Is it fair to impose the needs of one on thousands of others?"