Something Cool To Read Special XMAS EDITION!



Here's this year's Christmas tidbits 

from the World Wide Web!


The Weird Story of the FBI and ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Beatles’ Rare Fan-Club Christmas Records: A Complete Guide

The History of O. Henry’s ‘The Gift of the Magi

A Civil War Cartoonist Created the Modern Image of Santa Claus as Union Propaganda

Untangling The History Of Christmas Lights



Why Do People Tell Ghost Stories on Christmas?

Listen to The First Computer-Generated Christmas Carols

Your Christmas Tree May Be Turned Into Mouthwash One Day

Handmade Christmas Cards Sent By Famous Artists to Their Friends

This Microscopic ‘Gingerbread’ House Is Smaller Than a Human Hair




The Capitol’s Christmas Tree Is (Partially) Made of Trash

The History of the Christmas Card

“White Christmas” Is Actually A Sad Christmas Song

Meet Iceland’s Own Mischievous Santa Clauses

Mistletoe: The Evolution of a Christmas Tradition

Light Installations Have San Francisco Aglow During the Holidays






How Tyrus Wong’s Christmas Cards Captivated the American Public

After 90 Years, the ‘Flying Santa’ Is Still Dropping Gifts From a Plane

Why We Should Bring Back the Tradition of the Christmas Orange

The Enduring Romance of Mistletoe, a Parasite Named After Bird Poop

The Best Places to See Reindeer Around the World

The First Commercially Printed Christmas Card Scandalized Victorian England




What Happens To All Those Letters Sent To Santa?

Let's All Bring Back the Christmas Tradition of Telling Ghost Stories

Where Does Santa Live?

New York City’s Holiday Vintage Subway Trains Are Back

Seven Places Reinventing the Christmas Tree

An Unexpected Santa's Workshop On Steroids





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