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Those Moose Eggnog Glasses From ‘A Christmas Vacation’ Do Exist [VIDEO]

One of my most surprising gifts last Christmas was a pair of authentic moose eggnog glasses from my wife. You may recall that Cousin Eddie and Clark Griswold were drinking eggnog from them in the classic holiday film, "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation", and these are the real deal.

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Sick 11-Year-Old Organizes Massive Hospital Christmas Toy Drive

Now, this is what the Christmas season is all about.

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Follow Santa’s Trek Around The World With NORAD

You can follow Santa's trip around the world with The Santa Tracker.  For more than 50 years, NORAD has followed Santa as he leaves the North Pole.  It all started in 1955 with a misprinted phone number for Sears. 

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Festivus Celebration Coming To Utica Fire Department

 

Festivus started as a "parody holiday" on an episode of Seinfeld.  Then became a symbol of support for the "over commercialization" of Christmas.  Now it comes to the Utica Fire Department in the midst of their Happy Birthday Jesus sign flap.

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Take A Look Back At Andy Williams Christmas Special 1967 [VIDEO]

When I was growing up, I remember all of those great Christmas variety show specials...Bing Crosby, Perry Como, and of course Andy Williams. TV Land put together a list of the top 10 Holiday TV programs, and Andy's ranked #5.

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Watch 10 Classic Holiday TV Commercials [VIDEO]

I love those heartwarming classic TV commercials that air at this time of year. Once in a while, a commercial can give you a "warm and fuzzy" feeling, especially during the holidays.

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Why Do People Kiss Under The Mistletoe?

We all know the mistletoe drill, stand under it and you get a kiss. Where did this custom come about, and just what is mistletoe? Has anyone ever grown the stuff in their garden?

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Which Holiday is Better – Christmas or New Year’s? [POLL]

We are smack dab in the middle of the holiday season. Like Taylor Swift on the radio, there’s simply no escape.

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How Are Candy Canes Made? Funny You Should Ask

Forget about watching elves make toys this Christmas. Why not watch how some beloved holiday treats are made?

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Watch The Beach Boys Sing ‘Little St. Nick’ [VIDEO]

Back in the 1950s and 60s, a number of rock & roll artists starting coming out with their own holiday songs. And, on this day in 1964, "The Beach Boys" made their first appearance on the the teen music TV show "Shindig" singing their original Christmas song.

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10 Merriest Santa Claus Video Game Cameos

This benevolent bearded bro brings lots of toys all the world's girls and boys, and has been the subject of countless movies, songs, stories, and even video games, so to honor Santa's selfless night of present-bearing heroism, we thought we'd take a look at some of his best video game cameos!

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Photo courtesy of New York Air National Guard (Staff Sgt. Nicholas Tharrett, pointing, and Staff Sgt. Andrew Washburn train for Christmas Eve tracking operations at the Eastern Air Defense Sector in Rome, N.Y. :
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New York Air National Guard To Help Track Santa [VIDEO]

New York Air National Guardsmen from the Eastern Air Defense Sector in Rome will be helping NORAD track Santa Claus and his reindeer on Christmas Eve.

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