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18 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas, world, society, culture, family, interesting, humans, movies, children )

Carrie
- 293 days ago - countryliving.com
It's hard to decide which holiday classic to watch first ~ or which one will be most popular with the whole family. But when it comes to the box office, the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time is How the Grinch Stole Christmas starring Jim Carrey
Chris Christie Makes The Grinch Look Like A Sweetheart
Society & Culture  (tags: Republican, Chris Christie, Governor, austerity, budget cuts, terminally ill onto the streets, unemployed into the streets, winter, Christmas, Grinch, tax breaks for the wealthy )

Dandelion
- 348 days ago - usuncut.com
Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is about to put more than 3,000 disabled, terminally ill and unemployed state residents out on the streets, and just in time for the holidays.
Muslims Join Christians for Christmas Celebrations in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, Muslims, Christians, Christmas, society, family, children, culture, religion, freedoms )

Carrie
- 634 days ago - al-monitor.com
Happily jumping around, Ilaa, 3, drops a couple of Christmas ornaments on the floor of Hadayana gift shop in Gaza's al-Wahda neighborhood. Finally, she chooses the silver ornaments. Her mother, Bissan al-Qishawi, laughs at her daughter's clumsiness as ...
The Early Church Never Celebrated Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas, early Christian church )

Myron
- 1738 days ago - sundaytimes.lk
However, in the fourth century - 354 AD - Bishop Liberius of Rome declared Christians everywhere should celebrate the birth of Christ on December 25. Ironically, it was in that century that controversy, heresy and false teaching began to plague the.. .
What About Mistletoe and Christmas Kissing?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, christmas, culture, education, goodnews, humans, mistletoe, rights, society, traditions )

Kit
- 2105 days ago - slate.com
The Druids started it. Mistletoe, a hemi-parasitic plant that grows on trees, has long been considered a cure-all with special properties: In the Aeneid, the hero brings a bough thought to be mistletoe--a symbol of vitality that remains green even in -->
10 Unforgettable TV Christmases
Society & Culture  (tags: TV, Christmas, Holidays, Season, College )

Anna
- 2116 days ago - bachelorsdegreeonline.com
Whether you're home from college on a winter break or just looking to pass the work hours, these classic TV Christmases will get you through the season.
100 DIY Gift Ideas for the Cash-Strapped College Kid
Society & Culture  (tags: DIY, Gifts, Christmas, Holidays, Budgeting )

Nancy
- 2126 days ago - onlineclasses.org
If you're looking for the perfect DIY gift for the special people in your life, check out these great ideas.
20 Different Christmas Traditions From Around the World
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas, Tradition, Holiday, Celebration, World )

Anna
- 2129 days ago - collegecrunch.org
All around the world, people of different religions, ethnicities and beliefs come together to celebrate the goodness of Christmas and share in the merry traditions of love and togetherness.
Missing Mom's Father Says Her Kids Doing Well
Society & Culture  (tags: children, Missing mom, sadness, Christmas, grandparents )

Lone
- 2466 days ago - komonews.com
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The father of a missing Utah woman said Saturday that he and his wife spent an unhappy Christmas holiday together, though they were able to spend time with their two grandsons.
Christmas In 10 Native American Languages
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, 10 languages, songs, Christmas )

Lone
- 2467 days ago - npr.org
For weeks now, Christmas music has been playing everywhere -- carols in the grocery store, holiday hits at Starbucks, and live music on the streets. But one artist has taken the holiday spirit in a different direction. Grammy-nominated singer
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL! Bethlehem Kicks Off Christmas Festivities
Society & Culture  (tags: world, middle-east, Christmas, society, religion, interesting, news )

Cal
- 2469 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Thousands of Christian pilgrims descended on the little town of Bethlehem on Thursday to celebrate in Jesus's traditional birthplace what locals said was a Christmas of mixed blessings.
How The Religious Right Stole Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, culture, christmas, religious right, humans )

Tierney
- 2491 days ago - au.org
Sectarian Grinches And Persnickety Pundits Have Turned The Season Of Peace Into A Festival Of Carping
Spirit of Giving: 4-Year-Old Sells His Toys to Donate to Toys for Tots
Society & Culture  (tags: navajo reservation, Tuba City, Christmas, Giving, children, child, culture, society, ethics, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, philanthropy )

Kat
- 2846 days ago - gallupindependent.com
WINDOW ROCK -- A 4-year-old boy from Tuba City has made a generous donation to help others have a merry Christmas.
Dallas TX Christian School Students Collect Bicycles for African Children - BUS, Too!
Society & Culture  (tags: Dallas, Texas, Christian school, Africa, children, students, Christmas, bicycles, heroes, donations )

Kat
- 3187 days ago - dallasnews.com
A drive by Christian School students to provide bicycles to the children of a West African village who walk up to 12 miles to school. 350 new and used bicycles, plus other supplies, wait at a North Dallas warehouse for shipment within the next week.
Hindus Attack Churches on Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: christmas, religion, violence, culture )

Brandy
- 3197 days ago - hosted.ap.org
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Hindu extremists ransacked and burned eight rural churches in eastern India, marring Christmas celebrations in a corner of the country with a history of violence against Christians, officials said Wednesday. One person was killed in the
 

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