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36°C Below Zero -- Braving the Freezing Cold Arctic Circle with the Nenets Reindeer Herders of Siberia

Christine Amour-Levar | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
Christine Amour-Levar

Its head facing east, the animal's eyes bulge out and its tongue hangs limply to one side as the rope around its neck, pulled by three broad-shouldered herders squeezes the remaining life out of it.

Season's Grievings!

Nathan S. Sanders | Posted 12.22.2015 | Comedy
Nathan S. Sanders

Whatever you do, find someone to help and love this Christmas. Many families are doing without, and many children need our help to have a Merry Christmas. If you don't have anyone to give a gift to, look up local charities in your area and make a kid's Christmas by giving to the charity of your choice.

5 Takeaways from The Christmas Classic, "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"

Paul Lander | Posted 12.21.2015 | Comedy
Paul Lander

Reindeer need to get a grip, you're reindeer for goodness sake. Face it, Dasher, and Dancer, and Prancer, and Vixen, Comet, and Cupid, and Donner and Blitzen, you're one poor choice of flight path from being stew at Sarah Palin's house.

Dad's Reindeer Drone Perfectly Tackles Son's Christmas Fears

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.16.2015 | Parents

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Chloe Meets Santa

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.08.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When Chloe and I met him, he certainly looked the part. His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, and the beard on his chin was as white as the snow. He had a broad face and a little round belly that shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly.

The Faithful Shopper: Department Stores Dressed for the Season

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.02.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

New York's 2015 holiday windows are as festive and fantastical as ever! People come from far and wide to witness the spectacular scene and the ornate window displays carefully curated to show off holiday spirit and the latest merchandise.

Inside The Life Of A Family Entirely Dependent On Reindeer

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 10.05.2015 | World

In the northern mountains of Khövsgöl Aimag, Mongolia, the Tsaatan people have been raising and herding reindeer for thousands of ...

The Story of Young Santa

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.24.2015 | Books
Irene Monroe

The magic of Christmas lies in ritual. For me it's reading a Yuletide tale. As a child the ritual was my carefully handwritten letters to Santa, and...

Dogs In Holiday Outfits Will Be The Merriest Thing You See All Day

The Huffington Post | Ethan Fedida | Posted 12.30.2014 | Weird News

'Tis the season to be jolly, so we got a bunch of adorable pups together and dressed them up in ugly Christmas sweaters, faux fur, a festive onesie an...

This Week in Science: Mars Methane, Feathery Weather Forecasters, and Philae's Wake-Up Call

World Science Festival | Posted 02.18.2015 | Science
World Science Festival

NASA's Curiosity rover detected a burp of methane on Mars lasting for several months--possibly stemming from a geologic process called serpentinization, or possibly the signature of microscopic Martian life.

Santa Claus, His Reindeer and Elves to Wear Body Cameras

Spencer Green | Posted 02.06.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Reports from the North Pole indicate that Santa Claus, his elves and his reindeer will begin to wear body cameras in the remaining days leading up to Christmas.

The Far North, Part 2 -- The World's Northernmost University: Going Arctic on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The journey back is beautiful, the snow-white peaks, the dark black crags soaring in their tormented pinnacles, gentle table tops and massive boulders, all bathed in the light of the full moon. Make that two full moons.

The Far North, Part 1 -- The Glaciers of Svalbard: Going Arctic on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.27.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It prides itself on being the world's most northerly city, albeit with only about 2,000 residents; it's way beyond the Arctic Circle, just 813 miles f...

WATCH: Herding Reindeer Looks LIke A Strange And Magical Dance From Above

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

With a hexacopter drone, Jan Helmer Olsen and Roald Solbakken were able to capture this unique view of reindeer being herded just two miles south of K...

The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and the Jew

Beth Rosen | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Beth Rosen

Not only did I not have an ugly Christmas sweater for my first ugly Christmas sweater party, I didn't have a nice Christmas sweater, or even a red or green sweater, to fake it. But this glitch in the plan was not going to stop this crafty Jew from enjoying her first Christmas party. To the craft room!

GOP Congressman Eats Reindeer For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

As Santa made his way around the globe to deliver presents, one GOP congressman introduced a Christmas special into his diet. Rep. Steve King (R-I...

If You Really Love Christmas That Much, Why Don't You Prove It?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.24.2013 | Weird News

You may have seen your fair share of Nativity scenes and sipped your way through some grocery store eggnog, but we bet you still hum most of the words...

8 Great Ways To Prepare Reindeer Meat, Just In Time For Christmas Nightmares!

Thrillist | Posted 02.22.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen... but did you know that they're all absolutely delicious?

Ho! Ho! Ho! Do You Know Where Santa Really Comes From?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.21.2014 | Weird News
Sidonie Sawyer

Saint Nicolas is always represented as wearing a long beard and the red and white hooded cloak of a bishop of his time. Do you see where I'm getting? During the festival, he travels from home to home to visit nice children and give them presents, while the naughty ones get the whip by a meany guy (where was child protection?).

Things You Didn't Know About Reindeer

AP | DAVID MAC DOUGALL | Posted 12.21.2013 | Green

HELSINKI (AP) — Reindeer are featured on Christmas cards and in movies worldwide this time of year, galloping across the sky with Santa's sleigh in ...

50 Adorable Pets Dressed Up For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 12.12.2013 | Comedy

Everyone knows that dressing up in ugly sweaters and tacky Santa hats is one of the best parts of Christmas. So why should our pets be left out? O...

Reindeer Captured After Escaping Mall Santa

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.09.2013 | Green

Dashing through the snow, one reindeer from Santa's sleigh, escaped a Colorado mall, prancing all the way. Well, reports of the prancing have not b...

Hunters Slaughter 3,500 Reindeer Near Antarctica

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Green

OSLO, March 18 (Reuters) - Hunters have slaughtered 3,500 reindeer on a British island near Antarctica in a step to get rid of animals that were bro...

The Truth Behind Rudolph's Red Nose

Posted 12.25.2012 | Green

By Marc Lallanilla, Life's Little Mysteries Assistant Editor: Most people know Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had a very shiny nose — bu...

Reindeer Get Good News Just in Time

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced a management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) that balances wildlife conservation and energy development in the biggest public landscape in the nation.