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Sweden's Gigantic Straw Christmas Goat Is Set Ablaze... Again

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Weird News

STOCKHOLM (AP) — In what's become a Christmas tradition to some Swedes, a giant decorative goat made of straw was set ablaze early Sunday and police...

Dreaming of a Hot Christmas

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

It's a week before Christmas and it's 32°C here in Melbourne. That sentence explains nearly everything to contrast the "holidays" in Oz compared to the Bay Area. Thirty-two degrees Celsius, by the way, is 97°F according to my handy temperature conversion app on my phone.

A Hard Candy Christmas

Tricia McCallum | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

I am one of three people in this particular solar system who still send Christmas cards by post. The other two are 97-year-old female twins who never married and live in rural Wisconsin in the house they were born in. I am an anachronism. And happy to be.

Happy Heretical Holidays

Ellen Snortland | Posted 02.08.2014 | Comedy
Ellen Snortland

I'm in search of more inclusive ways to celebrate the Yuletide season. 'Tis the season! Time to roll out tired images of Fat-ass Santa and his enslav...

Fox's Phoney War

David Trumble | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media
David Trumble


The Christmas Box

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

May your own version of my family's Christmas box bring you the joys of the season.