In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
From goat cookies to fried eel, traditional Christmastime foods from around the world might raise some eyebrows at your holiday feast.
Historians now largely agree that Jesus wasn’t actually born on December 25th, but that doesn’t mean no one of historical significance was born that day.
Christmas greetings from the International Space Station.
As someone born in Pittsburgh, it takes a lot for me to say anything nice about any Cleveland sports franchise.
So my son Jack and I are driving around Los Angeles today and we get stuck behind this bus with a Jack ad.
"A Visit from St. Nicholas" is one of the most parodied pieces ever written - more than 1,000 versions have been penned by professional writers and amateurs alike.
It was reported this week that the CIA's official WikiLeaks investigative unit is being called the WikiLeaks Task Force, or WTF.
If you’re a pop culture fan, then why not celebrate some of these alternative winter holidays next year?
Most people know that Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States; what they don’t know is what the heck a Georgetown Hoya is.
In my own geeky way, I find this festive. Here's a man performing the "Song of Healing" from the video game The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask...on wine glasses.
Winter holidays tend to be bigger, brighter, and louder than celebrations during the rest of the year because it's cold and dark, nothing is growing outside, and we need something to cheer us up.
A finger bone found in Siberia belonged not to a neanderthal, not to a human, but to a previously unknown close relative of both.
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Tonight: sketch comedy by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein about Portland, Oregon.