holidays
Videos
10 Misconceptions about Holidays
Fun
Sunday is the 16th Annual No Pants Subway Ride
If you're heading out on Sunday and don't know what to wear, stop thinking.... READ ON
List
16 Offbeat Holidays to Celebrate in January
Start the year off right with January's quirkiest celebrations.... READ ON
Music
A Brief History of "Auld Lang Syne"
How an old Scottish folk song became an enduring New Year's Eve tradition... READ ON
List
10 of History’s Most Lavish Parties
Forget the spinach dip and noisemakers, these parties are all about decadence and excess.... READ ON
List
34 Bizarre Things Being Dropped on New Year’s Eve
From pinecones to Peeps, cities around the world have established their own unique traditions for ringing in the new year.... READ ON
Live Smarter
3 Reasons Why Your New Year's Resolutions Fail—and How to Fix Them
Heed these three simple tips for fail-proof resolutions.... READ ON
Food
39 Dishes from the First Christmas Menu, Published in 1660
If the thought of planning Christmas dinner makes you nervous, be glad you don't have to prepare 11 different types of birds.... READ ON
Big Question
What’s the Difference Between a Gift and a Present?
Sometimes we call them gifts, sometimes presents. Is there a difference?... READ ON
List
11 Festive Facts About Hanukkah
Don't worry about spelling it wrong.... READ ON
Movies
25 Things to Look for While Watching the 24-Hour A Christmas Story Marathon
You know Ralphie Parker’s plight by heart. But can you spot A Christmas Story’s flubs?... READ ON
Big Question
Why Does Santa Claus Come Down the Chimney?
The fireplace served as a venue for magical visitors long before Santa Claus came along.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Starbucks Is Handing Out Free Coffee for the Next 10 Days
If “free espresso” is at the top of your holiday wish list, you’re in luck.... READ ON
List
The Origins of 12 Christmas Traditions
When you think about it, some of our Christmas traditions are pretty strange—but hey, we can explain!... READ ON
Live Smarter
How to Use Old Amazon Boxes to Make Free Shipments to Goodwill
Reuse your boxes and give back to the community at the same time.... READ ON
Food
14 Delicious Latkes From Across the Country 
They may not be the most traditional, but these creative latkes are more than worth your time this Hanukkah.... READ ON

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