Christmas

Carrier plant that Trump saved will lay off hundreds right before Christmas: report

The Carrier factory that President Trump convinced owners not to move to Mexico will lay off hundreds of workers just before the holiday season, CNN …

President Trump

Remember when Sir Roger Moore was Father Christmas in 2004 UNICEF cartoon The Fly Who Loved Me?

Sir Roger Moore, who has died at the age of 89, was once the voice of Father Christmas in a short animation for UNICEF.<p>Goldie Hawn got her star on …

Father Christmas

My Parents Were The Best Example Of What NOT To Do

As a parent, I have had countless moments when I question whether or not I am getting it right. Am I making the right decisions? Am I failing my …

Parenting

Relics of saint who inspired legend of Father Christmas leave Italy for first time in 1,000 years

For the first time in nearly 1,000 years, relics of the fourth century AD saint who inspired the legend of Father Christmas have been allowed to leave Italy, arriving in Moscow to be venerated by the Russian Orthodox Church.<p>The remains of St Nicholas have been kept in Bari in the southern region of …

Christianity

‘Russia thrilled to get Saint Nicholas relics from Italy’

<i>Russian Iconic Portrayal of Nicholas of Myra</i><p>Russians are apparently thrilled to get an opportunity to worship the bones of Nicholas of Myra:<p>Russia …

Santa Claus

What Types of Suet Are Best for Your Backyard Birds?

Suet is a popular food for many backyard birds, and it is excellent to offer birds year-round. Understanding the different types of suet available is …

Birds

Alicia Vikander lends her voice to Moomins and the Winter Wonderland

Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander is set to lead the voice cast of the upcoming stop motion feature animation <b>Moomins and the Winter Wonderland</b>, based upon …

Here's What the Kid from 'The Santa Clause' Looks Like Now

Now 31, Eric Lloyd is all grown up!<p>If you're a Christmas movie fanatic, then odds are you've watched <i>The Santa Clause</i> more than a few times. We all …

Lifestyle

Southwest Schedule Extended! Book For Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Now!

Unlike the legacy airlines, Southwest (<i>and JetBlue</i>) operate their schedules on a periodic extension model instead of a rolling schedule. That means …

Airlines

Snacktaku Eats Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts, Feels Betrayed

You know what I could really go for right now? A stale melted Jolly Rancher sandwich. How about you guys?<p>The Pop-Tarts people have caught Oreo fever …

Breakfast

Miss your beauty advent calendar? Well, there's now a travel one & we're all for it ☀️✈️💗

Two words: MINI. PRODUCTS.<p>Who doesn't love mini products? I know I do!<p>I don't know about you but I really LOVE opening my Christmas advent calendar - …

Lifestyle

Cola Soaked Firecracker Cherries

<i>These firecracker cherries are soaked in sweet cola, then dipped in white chocolate and kissed with blue sugar for the perfect red white and blue</i> …

Dessert

Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Grinch’ Gets Official Promo Art

Just in case you forgot, we’re getting another movie based on Dr. Seuss’s immortal holiday classic <i>How the Grinch Stole Christmas</i> pretty soon. And …

Benedict Cumberbatch

'I'm finally home': Frostbitten asylum seeker wins case to stay in Canada

Seidu Mohammed walked across the U.S.-Canada border to Emerson, Man., last Christmas Eve<p>A Ghanaian asylum seeker who lost his fingers to frostbite …

Christmas Eve

Paytm deal puts Softbank's Son on course to become king of Indian e-commerce

<b>Harsimran Julka</b><p><b>Moneycontrol News</b><p>We were meeting with Balvinder Singh Arora, Assistant Vice President-Operations at Paytm, in central Delhi on …

Santa Claus

Great British Bake Off will have TWO Christmas specials on Channel 4

♫ It's the most wonderful time of the year... ♫<p>In case you've been living in a Bundt cake-shaped hole, Channel 4 will be the new home of <i>The Great</i> …

TV

What's So Christian about Santa Claus?

Christians treat Christmas as a Christian holiday, and it certainly started out that way, but we can tell a lot about the real nature of holidays by …

Santa Claus

When is the next bank holiday? How many bank holidays are left in 2017?

<b>We have enjoyed an awful lot of bank holidays in recent weeks and now there is another one just around the corner.</b><p>Since the start of April we have …

Business (UK)

When is the next UK bank holiday in May 2017? Your guide to all the free days off this year

Over the last few weeks, we've been spoiled with extra days off thanks to the Easter weekend and May Day bank holiday - so you'd be forgiven for …

Business (UK)

Signs you're suffering from Trump Fatigue Syndrome

It's just over three months into Donald Trump's term as president, and as much as you promised everyone on Facebook that you'd "NEVER GIVE UP!" it's time to be honest: you're totally gonna give up.<p>Of course, you're not *actually* going to fold just yet — you know that if you don't scream at your …

Santa Claus

Lucifer season 2 episode, 16 recap: God Johnson

In this week’s episode of Lucifer, “God Johnson,” Lucifer encounters a man who claims to be his father, and this isn’t too far from the truth. Here’s …

Santa Claus

Mangoes, and the changing rules of buying presents

I used to love everything about presents — until I read the Global Candle Market Report 2017. Like every newbie to this...

Search is on for Michigan's next Christmas tree at Capitol

The search is on for the next Christmas tree that will stand outside the Michigan Capitol building.<p>State officials are seeking nominations of trees …

Christmas Trees

Sixers need good financial planning to pay for their rising stars | David Murphy

THE ONE THING the Sixers cannot afford to do this offseason is the one thing a certain contingent of media and fans continues to advocate. That's …

Santa Claus

Tips for the Best Feng Shui Placement of Your Christmas Tree

Christmas season can be a very stressful time of the year for many people. Feng shui being a powerful tool in creating calm and harmonious energy, we …

Home Decorating

Tracy Morgan Talks Life, Death, and ‘Staying Alive’

In June 2014, Tracy Morgan was riding with a few fellow comics up the New Jersey Turnpike when a Walmart tractor trailer struck their Mercedes …

Santa Claus

Mother robin takes over family porch, builds nest in Christmas wreath

Homeowner watching closely for eggs to hatch<p>A family in Cavendish, P.E.I., got a bit of a surprise when they started taking down some Christmas …

Drone skydiving: Would you take the plunge?

Multicopters are growing more powerful by the day, and Latvian company Aerones specializes in creating industrial drones that can carry loads of up …

Drones

Candy Birthday Corsages: A Vintage Tradition Poised for a Comeback?

Candy Birthday Corsages: A Vintage Tradition Poised for a Comeback?<p>Candy Corsages in the 1950s through the 1970s<p>The vintage candy birthday corsage …

New Jersey

Why All Of My Dishes Are White

I'm usually not one to get jealous easily. But when I saw a mosaic another blogger made from her broken dishes I was suddenly green with envy. She …