Sorry, There Were No Animals in the Bible’s Nativity Scene
  • 23 December 2020
Animals are commonly found in creche sets, but surprisingly, not in the Bible.
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What History Really Tells Us About the Birth of Jesus
  • 23 December 2020
Those nativity plays in which your adorable children wear tinsel and angel wings bear little...
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The Borrowed Customs and Traditions of Christmas Celebrations
  • 21 December 2020
While Christmas is ostensibly a Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus, many of the...
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The Origins of Christmas Decorations: Decking the Halls of History
  • 18 December 2020
The idea of hanging up decorations in the middle of winter is older than Christmas...
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The History of Candy Canes and Why They Taste So Cool
  • 18 December 2020
Candy canes were once white sticks of sugar. Now candy canes are striped and come...
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Will Jupiter and Saturn Align To Make ‘Christmas Star’ in 2020?
  • 7 December 2020
A Christian website reported that the two planets would "align into a beautiful bright star."
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Home Alone: Lost in Fact Checks
  • 3 December 2020
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How the Salvation Army’s Red Kettles Became a Christmas Tradition
  • 5 December 2019
Tinseled trees and snowy landscapes are not the only signs of the upcoming holiday season.
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Will 2018 See the First Christmas Full Moon Since 1977?
  • 21 December 2018
Beware of memes that use relative temporal terms.
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Did a Survey Reveal That People Want a ‘Gender Neutral’ Santa Claus?
  • 20 December 2018
A survey by a graphic-design company may not accurately represent the views of the public...
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Was the Celebration of Christmas Illegal in the U.S. Until 1836?
  • 18 December 2018
A Facebook meme highlighted the Puritan colonists' dim view of December 25 celebrations.
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Man Yells ‘There’s No Santa’ at Florida Holiday Event
  • 7 December 2018
Cape Coral police said that officers were at the event but couldn't do anything because...
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