Information About Christmas Trees

The Christmas tree variety that will work best for you this holiday season depends on whether you are looking at cost, needle retention, or appearance. Click here for types of Christmas trees. Caring for a live Christmas tree doesn't have to be a stressful ... ( read original story ...)

Playing Santa Claus

I once played the role of Father Christmas at a large playcentre. It was great fun with a never-ending run of kids’ hilarious claims and reactions. It was also very satisfying to be giving out gifts to some very low income families. It didn’t seem to ... ( read original story ...)

Architect to create new star for Rockefeller Christmas tree

NEW YORK — Architect Daniel Libeskind (LEE'-behs-kihnd) is working on a new crowning achievement: a new star for the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Crystal company Swarovski (swahr-AHV'-skee) made the announcement Thursday, half a year before Santa ... ( read original story ...)

Do you hear Laurel or Yanny? It’s Christmas for audio nerds

In the great internet debate between did you hear Yanny or Laurel, there's only one clear answer. It pains me to say this because I was Team Yanny. I couldn't hear anything else until CBC Radio sound producer Lee Rosevere pointed out the science behind ... ( read original story ...)

Laurel or Yanny? It’s Christmas for audio nerds

In the great internet debate between did you hear Yanny or Laurel, there's only one clear answer. It pains me to say this because I was Team Yanny. I couldn't hear anything else until CBC Radio sound producer Lee Rosevere pointed out the science behind ... ( read original story ...)

City to spend $16,250-plus on Christmas tree

The City of Salmon Arm is doing some early Christmas decoration shopping with the purchase of an $16,000 artificial tree for the Ross Street Plaza. The City of Salmon Arm is doing some early Christmas decoration shopping with the purchase of an $16,000 ... ( read original story ...)

When to celebrate Christmas.

The Bolsheviks/Communists were to gradually replace the Christian tradition of their own atheistic ideology. Since 1929 in the Soviet Union the celebration of Christmas was officially cancelled. Later, in late 1947, the first new year’s day – January 1 ... ( read original story ...)

Christmas in London 2018

From Christmas markets and Christmas shopping in London, to ice skating rinks, Winter Wonderland and festive events, there are lots of magical things to do at Christmas in London. Browse our London Christmas guide to find out what to see and do as the ... ( read original story ...)