10 Most Surprising Christmas Traditions And Tales

10 Most Surprising Christmas Traditions And Tales

With Christmas approaching, it’s time to wrap the presents, drink obscene quantities of eggnog, and take stock of another year of the Earth orbiting the Sun (and lament all the festive socks and sweaters we were given). But what do...
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10 Unique Ways To Celebrate Christmas In The United States

10 Unique Ways To Celebrate Christmas In The United States

Many people celebrate Christmas and the holidays by strolling through a large collection of holiday lights, decorating a Christmas tree with their family, giving and receiving gifts, listening to holiday music, and watching their favorite Christmas movies. All...
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10 Christmas Card Firsts

10 Christmas Card Firsts

Before the advent of the Christmas card, people exchanged letters at Christmas, apprising one another of their deeds during the year that was now nearly past, celebrating the holiday, and wishing the recipients of the letters, be they friends, family...
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Top 10 Weirdest Christmas Specials

Top 10 Weirdest Christmas Specials

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—when Christmas-themed episodes and specials dominate television. Everyone has his favorite and most memorable specials, from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to A Charlie Brown Christmas. But what about the weirder ho...
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10 Bizarre Christmas Cards From The Past

Weird Stuff Ben Gazur December 25, 2016 Christmas cards are a Victorian invention, the first ones being sold in 1843. Sir Henry Cole, the first director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, had cards printed and hand-colored for...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The First Christmas

Facts Edward Wright December 25, 2016 ‘Tis the season that carolers sing, decorations are hung, Nativity scenes are set up, and Christmas cards begin flooding our mailboxes, each with a different scene from “The First Noel.” You might be shocked,...
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10 Strange Christmas Traditions From The Victorian Era

History Laura Martisiute December 23, 2016 Today, many of us associate December with traditions and festivities that seem like an integral part of Christmas. However, this wasn’t always the case. In fact, before the Victorian era, Christmas was only ever...
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