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Starbucks Introduces ‘Merry Coffee’ Holiday Cups, Promises They Are Not Avoiding Christmas

Starbucks unveiled its 2019 holiday cups featuring the line “Merry Coffee” Thursday, but the organization promises that they are not avoiding the word “Christmas.” The national coffee chain’s cups feature “a swirl of candy cane ribbon, a pop of green, and a merry greeting” that comes close to wishing coffee drinkers a “Merry Christmas.” The sleeve on Starbucks holiday drinks ...

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Watch A Mashup Video Of Christmas Tree Fails

Not all Christmas trees remain standing for long. Here is a fun mashup of Christmas tree fails, where they end up in flames or clobber a small child. Check out the tree the cat brings down, the one that catches on fire, and the woman who falls off the treadmill into hers. There’s even one that falls on a minister ...

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Here Are Four Towns That Go All Out During The Christmas Season

Something about Christmas decorations seems to bring instant holiday cheer — and these four towns have an abundance. Check out how these cities in states from Colorado to Vermont go all out for the Christmas season. Durango, Colorado The classic Christmas children’s book “The Polar Express” comes to life in the town of Durango in Colorado’s southwest corner. Just like ...

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Baby Boomers Make ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Americans’ Favorite Christmas Flick

Americans over the age of 35 have made “It’s A Wonderful Life” the most popular Christmas movie in the United States, according to an Axios survey published Tuesday. The younger millennial generation chose more recent films, such as “Home Alone” and “Elf,” as their go-to Holiday flicks. Apparently, not enough people have seen “Die Hard” to determine the 1980s action movie ...

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JFK’s Reassuring Message To A Little Girl About Santa’s Safety During The Cold War

Former president John F. Kennedy once reassured a young girl that Santa Claus was going to be just fine after she overheard her parents talking about Russia testing nuclear bombs at the North Pole. Eight-year-old Michelle Rochon penned a letter to Kennedy in 1961 during the height of the Cold War pleading with him to stop the Russians from bombing ...

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Is Santa Real? – The most reprinted editorial in the English language

By Tim Nerozzi It was an unusual question: “Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus?” asked the letter sent by eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon  to the New York Sun in 1897. “It was a habit in our family that whenever any doubts came up as to how to pronounce a word or some question of historical fact was ...

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50 Years Ago Today, Apollo 8 Wished Earth A Merry Christmas Eve

Amid a year of trying times in American history, three men embarked on an unprecedented journey few other humans have, and after capturing unseen views of Earth, these NASA astronauts united the country with a Christmas message. On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, Frank Borman, Bill Anders and Jim Lovell were orbiting the moon on a mission to find the optimal ...

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Do You Know The History Behind ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’?

The classic winter tune “Baby It’s Cold Outside” has been criticized by some for having lyrics they say equal sexual harassment, but the song’s critics may not realize its background as a duet sung by a husband and wife. Broadway songwriter Frank Loesser wrote “Baby It’s Cold Outside” in 1944 to perform with his wife at their housewarming party in New ...

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Government Shutdown Won’t Stop NORAD’s Santa Tracker

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will continue its more than 60-year-old tradition of tracking Santa Claus as he leaves the North Pole to deliver presents across the world. The twitter account for NORAD and the U.S. Northern Command announced Friday that Santa will be tracked on Christmas Eve regardless of whether or not a government shutdown has gone ...

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USO: Delivering Christmas to Deployed Troops

The Chairman’s 2018 USO Holiday Tour is bringing live acts ranging from athletes and actors to musicians and comedians to troops deployed overseas for the holidays. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is on his fifth USO holiday tour since becoming chairman. The tour’s first stop: Norway, where performers will bring a little bit ...

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Cheers! We Tried Some Of Some Of The Best Christmas Cocktails — Here Are The Best

What is better than a couple of amazing Christmas themed cocktails to enjoy with your family and friends during the greatest holiday of the year? Nothing. The Daily Caller News Foundation had the pleasure of tasting a few of drinks made by Michael P. Foley, a mixologist and author of Drinking With Saint Nick: Christmas Cocktails for Sinners and Saints, just ...

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What Judy Garland Taught Me About Deployment

For me, learning about World War II was all superficial knowledge until my history teacher played us “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Judy Garland. In hindsight, we know that the war would end the next year, but Christmas of 1944 was something different to Americans of the time. For a moment, stop what you are doing. Go find ...

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‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ Ranks Second Place Among Americans’ Favorite Christmas Carols: Poll

“Baby It’s Cold Outside” is the second-most popular Christmas carol and the most popular Christmas song among women, according to a user poll conducted by the messaging app MEi released Monday. The poll talked to 4,000 app users in the U.S. over the weekend and broke down the results by age, gender and even political party, a MEi spokesperson told ...

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Christmas Just Got A Little Longer Thanks To Trump’s Executive Order

Christmas just got a little longer for federal employees thanks to an executive order issued by President Donald Trump Tuesday night that excuses them from working Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve falls on a Monday in 2018, so federal workers will get a four-day weekend to celebrate the holiday as the possibility of a government shutdown looms, reported WTOP. Giving federal ...

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