Some holidays seem to have been created just to sell greeting cards, but not these...
Around the world, thousands of people ring in Christmas with a Yuletide plunge.
See Christmas scenes throughout the world, including the 'Papa Noel' race in Madrid, and the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem.
The famous Star Of Bethlehem that, according to religious texts, heralded the birth of a King. But what was the astronomical event that sparked a legend?
It snows quite a bit on Mars -- but there's nothing cheery about it.
NOAA's maps show the probability of a snowy Christmas in the lower 48 of the United States. Continue reading →
For more than a thousand years, elves have been evolving from mysterious nature spirits to Santa's little helpers.
NORAD's Santa Tracker gets an overhaul this year, which includes the ability to track Santa via Facebook and Twitter. Continue reading →
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