A White Hot Christmas and Happy New Year – Photo Essay

January 4, 2013, 12:00 pm

While many countries on the other side of the globe prepared for a white snow-covered Christmas, Perth’s skies were a baby blue, and a record heatwave was expected to arrive [...]

This is New York: Robert Harris, Santa Claus

December 26, 2012, 11:12 pm

Robert Harris, 75, has been Santa at the annual Christmas Eve lunch for the homeless for the past 13 years. Harris said the first four days of chemotherapy were the most [...]

Holiday Shopping Growth Weakest Since 2008

December 26, 2012, 9:12 pm

Early readings from the 2012 holiday shopping season are downbeat, as consumers held back on spending due to inclement weather and economic uncertainty exacerbated by [...]

A Christmas Ode to Outer Space

December 24, 2012, 4:26 pm

Christmas–whether you’re religious or not–is a time when people gather their families together to reinforce the bonds that make us human.

Almost One Third of Toys Contain Toxic Metals, Report

December 22, 2012, 11:00 pm

During the holiday season, parents should be more careful when selecting toys for their children, according to a recent investigation.

A Baroque Christmas in New York

December 20, 2012, 10:23 pm

A mystical harp and a beautiful voice resonated from the side of the church. Enchanted by this sound, the audience turned to watch the singer as a group of sopranists began [...]

200 Children Get Toys for Tots in NYC

December 20, 2012, 9:48 pm

U.S. Marines Toys for Tots, the Dad’s Away foundation, City Council members, school staff, and Santa Clause gave toys to over 200 children ages 5–12 at PS 189 in New York City.

Christmas Gallery From Space (Photos)

December 20, 2012, 2:00 pm

Enjoy these Christmassy cosmic images!

Make the Season Bright

December 19, 2012, 5:48 pm

Cities compete for the honour of the most or the best or the oldest markets. But which country to choose – Germany, France, or Switzerland?

The Secret Christmas Movies Beneath London’s Streets

December 19, 2012, 8:42 am

Hidden down the side of Waterloo station, there’s a secret door into a unique performance space, turned into a winter wonderland offering cinematic treats.

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