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Is He The Creepiest Santa Of All Time? | Posted 12.24.2012 | Weird News

We love Santa. We really do! He’s probably the coolest old guy we know, spending his life making presents, managing elves and eating cookies. Th...

LOOK: Santa Hangs With Presidents, First Ladies

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

When it comes to presidents and first ladies, Santa hangs out with all of them, no matter how naughty or nice. Below, take a look back at all the p...

WATCH: Here Comes Santa Claus!

Posted 12.24.2012 | Parents

Santa Claus is comin’ to town. Yes, your child’s photo with him may not have gone as planned and you probably forgot to move the Elf one (or 20?) ...

Tragic Death of Santa Claus Finally Prompts Serious Conversation About Gun Control

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy
Remy M. Maisel

Santa Claus was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery after being posthumously awarded a Purple Heart and the Medal of Freedom for his "valiant courage in the fight for Christmas" by a somewhat reluctant President Obama, who rolled his eyes twice during the ceremony.

What to tell the Kids About Santa?

Lianne Castelino and Andrea Howick | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Lianne Castelino and Andrea Howick

In our busy, hard and sometimes cold world, we have learned as adults that a belief in some kind of magic can help soften the edges. And as parents we can easily get caught up in the magic of the season, seeing those young eyes light up on Christmas morning.

What if Santa Has Celiac?

Tracey Stewart | Posted 02.21.2013 | Parents
Tracey Stewart

One of our holiday traditions is to make homemade cookies for Santa and the reindeer. We were getting ourselves pumped for the holidays when my son asked, "What if Santa has Celiac?" Good point!

WATCH: Santa Arrested In Texas

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.22.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Officers with the Texas Department of Public Safety arrested a man dressed as Santa Claus in Austin Friday on charges of criminal mischief after writi...

LOOK: What Women Do In Santa Hats, According To Stock Photos

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 12.21.2012 | Women

Here at HuffPost Women, we look through hundreds of stock photos each week searching for that perfect image to accompany a piece on breast cancer rese...

Sad, Funny, and Strange Santa Letters From 100 Years Ago

Alex Palmer | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York
Alex Palmer

My great granduncle used to answer Santa's mail. For decades, letters that kids addressed to Santa Claus went to the post office's Dead Letter Office. But in 1913, my grandma's uncle approached the postmaster with an idea of how to answer these wishes.

Breaking Down the Worst Christmas Video of All Time

Tim Young | Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy
Tim Young

Upon realizing it wasn't a joke... I had to post my response in Terrible Moments in White People History, Christmas Edition... for the sake of all mankind. Here is my video:

Santa Has A Weight Problem... And It's Getting Worse

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living

Jolly ol' St. Nicholas, with his "bowl full of jelly" belly, has long been beloved by children everywhere for his snuggly tummy and rosy, rotund face....

5 Fun Facts About Flying With Santa

Beth Woolsey | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Beth Woolsey

Although we welcome Santa into our homes and hearts this time of year, carefully choosing his favorite cookies and waxing eloquent on the magic he uses to shove his girth into the chimney, we know very little about Santa in his role as aviator.

Why I Won't Be Teaching My Kids To Believe In Santa Claus | Posted 12.21.2012 | Black Voices

I was one of those kids who had a ton of questions about everything. One of those kids who would respond with the answer to my previous question with ...

Top 5 Holiday Movie Recommendations

David Aronchick | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

Are you ready to snuggle in front of the fire with your family for a holiday film marathon? Get the popcorn and holiday treats ready. The holiday vacation is about to begin in earnest.

The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Kids This Christmas

David Wygant | Posted 02.19.2013 | Divorce
David Wygant

A word of advice: 'tis the season to love your ex.

WATCH: 'Elf On The Shelf' Spills His Secrets

Posted 12.20.2012 | Parents

He's already been blogged about, publicly shamed and subjected to all manner of indignities (if these two little girls are to be believed) -- and now,...

When Mom And Dad Disagree About Santa

Andy Hinds | Posted 02.18.2013 | Parents
Andy Hinds

Between books and movies, video games and social media, I'm anticipating years of helping my kids sort out what's real and what's not. So why would I want to add to the confusion by trying to convince them that once a year, there will actually be an elf creeping around the house?

When Mom And Dad Disagree About Tradition

Andy Hines | Posted 02.18.2013 | Parents
Andy Hines

Between books and movies, video games and social media, I'm anticipating years of helping my kids sort out what's real and what's not. So why would I want to add to the confusion by trying to convince them that once a year, there will actually be an elf creeping around the house?

Want Some Holiday Cheer With That Beer?

Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business

Nothing says time to buy vacuums, beer or cooking accessories quite like Santa Claus. Everyone has seen Santa Claus in Coca-Cola ads, but he's als...

WATCH: Chuck Testa Is Back... As Santa Claus

Posted 02.18.2013 | Comedy

Chuck Testa, the man who became a meme back in 2011 for his viral taxidermy commercial, has graced the internet with his presence this holiday season....

Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus

David Wygant | Posted 02.17.2013 | Good News
David Wygant

Aren't the holidays all about giving and sharing love, giving a gift to somebody just because you feel like giving and not expecting anything back? Isn't that what Santa Claus is?

Why Lying To Kids About Santa Could Be Beneficial

Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/17/2012 12:05 PM EST on LiveScience When Santa visited Emily Burr's house when she was a ch...

The Apps You Need To Track Santa Claus

Reuters | Natasha Baker | Posted 02.16.2013 | Technology

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Children eager to track Santa Claus on his annual yuletide journey to homes across the world can d...

LOOK: Where To Meet Anti-Slavery Santa

Posted 12.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This weekend you can meet Santa, who opposes slavery. Here's something you might not know (unless you read our article on the topic l...

SantaCon Is Coming To Town

| Posted 12.14.2012 | New York

By Nikhita Venugopal, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK — Santa Claus is coming to town. And he needs a drink. SantaCon 2012 is hitting the str...