Daily Archive: 12/24/2015

Dec 24 2015

Mon Accent Parisien Est Purrfait

Dec 24 2015

Christmas In Japan: Hundreds queue outside of KFC branches in Tokyo

Though Christmas is not a national holiday in Japan, it has become a celebration of all things western

Dec 24 2015

Marley was dead.

Marley was dead: to begin with.  There is no doubt whatever about that.  The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner.  Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge’s name was good upon ‘Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to.  Old Marley was as dead …

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Dec 24 2015

The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve

Trans Siberian Orchestra The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve

Dec 24 2015

Tracking Santa

On this day in 1955, NORAD begins tracking Santa in what will become an annual Christmas Eve tradition. According to NORAD’s official web page on the NORAD Tracks Santa program, the service began on December 24, 1955. A Sears department store placed an advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper. The advertisement told children that they …

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Dec 24 2015

Punting the Pundits

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Dec 24 2015

The Breakfast Club (Not A Creature Was Stirring)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Dec 24 2015

Six In The Morning Thursday December 24

Saudi Arabia hospital fire: 25 killed and over 100 injured An overnight fire at a hospital in southern Saudi Arabia has killed at least 25 people and injured more than 100 others, officials said. The blaze broke out in the intensive care and maternity departments of the Jazan General Hospital, the Civil Defence Agency tweeted. …

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