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Santa Claus: The Many Faces Behind the Beard

Rick Steves | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

In our Rick Steves' European Christmas book (a companion book to the public television show), we outlined the history and many European variations o...

12 Interesting Literary Facts for Christmas

Oliver Tearle | Posted 02.11.2014 | Books
Oliver Tearle

Harper Lee's friend gave her a year's wages for Christmas, on the condition that she give up work and write. She then wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. A rather brilliant Christmas present, I think you'll agree.

Love Letter to Father Christmas

Katherine Dunn | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Katherine Dunn

Dear Father Christmas, It has been many years since I've written, but I was reminded of you this week when I saw photographs of the heavy snow fal...

Fox's Phoney War

David Trumble | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media
David Trumble

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Mall Santa Refuses To Take Off Beard Even After Getting Stuck In Rappelling Equipment

Posted 11.20.2012 | Money

Ho ho ho, Houston, we have a problem: An abseiling mall Santa got caught up in an uncomfortable situation when his iconic white beard got tangled in h...

A Brief History Of Santa Claus

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

Warning: This video contains potentially sensitive information about Santa Claus. If little ones are around, you may want to wait to watch the video. ...

Santa Claus' "Naughty/Nice" List Released by Wikileaks

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MP Nunan

The "Naughty vs Nice" files maintained by Santa Claus ahead of his annual Christmas gift-giving flight around the globe are the latest documents relea...