All posts tagged "Christmas"

  • History
    10 Fun Facts About Christmas

    Christmas is the favorite time of year for many people, and on Christmas Day we offer 10 fun and random facts about the holiday.

  • Odd News
    A Charlie Brown Christmas Censored by Kentucky School District

    The Johnson County school district in Kentucky has censored a school presentation of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” along with other festive productions.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Is Facebook Blocking an “Offensive” Nativity Scene?

    Is Facebook is attempting to block a drawing of a nativity image because it is offensive to some readers?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Holiday Mail for Heroes: Fact and Fiction

    Several posts have circulated for years that instruct citizens to send holiday cards to “A Recovering American Soldier” at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, while other messages have mentioned a similar program from the Red Cross. Today we’ll look at the fact and fiction behind these claims.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    William Shatner Debunks Tree Lighting Hoax

    William Shatner has debunked a hoax which claimed he would make an appearance to switch on a Cheshire town’s Christmas lights this year.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Was a 9-Year Old Suspended For Saying “Merry Christmas” to Teacher?

    A news item claims that a 9-year old student was suspended for saying “Merry Christmas” to a teacher. Is this true or false?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Has the Red Cross Banned Christmas?

    A rumor claims that the Red Cross has “banned” Christmas. Today we’ll look at this assertion more closely.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Christmas Banned for Offending Muslims?

    A graphic circulating online shows a news headline which proclaims “Christmas is Banned: It Offends Muslims.” Today we’ll look at this story a little closer.