All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Christmas’

Scott Walker Fires Aide for Posting Racist Tweets

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has caught a lot of flak lately. First, an email sent out by his campaign team last week encouraged people to donate their Christmas funds to his campaign. Second, one of his aides made a post on Twitter that was demeaning to Hispanics. Considering that Walker is trying to get his Republican counterparts to do a …

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Uber Is Delivering Christmas Trees for $135

On-demand car service Uber is running one of its unique promotions tomorrow, Thursday December 4th. If you have an extra $135 and the strong desire to avoid the Christmas tree lot this year, Uber will deliver a fresh fir to your door – if you live in one of ten cities. If you live in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los …

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Google May Have Lost NORAD, But It’s Still Tracking Santa This Year

After years of collaboration with Google, NORAD decided to partner with Microsoft instead last year to release its Santa Tracker app exclusively on Windows 8. That’s not going to change this year, but Google will be releasing its own Santa Tracker app that takes advantage of the new Google Maps. Google announced today that it’s launching the Google Santa Tracker …

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Tree Topper Watches Family For 34 Years In New Netflix Ad

Netflix has a new ad out called “Holiday Tree Topper,” in which a figure (possibly Mrs. Claus) that sits on top of a Christmas tree watches over a family for 34 years. Some Griswold-like antics occur throughout that time, but everybody’s happy when they’re together watching Netflix. It makes the tree topper smile (though the smile is painted on). The …

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Cyber Monday Ad Warning: Look out for Scams

Cyber Monday shoppers be warned. Scammers are waiting to pounce on naive internet shoppers. According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, cyber thieves target scams based on their knowledge of the hottest gifts on the market, leading to fake contests on social media sites, dangerous links, and texts and emails that could lead to identity theft. …

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Cyber Monday Ads Could Lead Shoppers to Thieves

You’ve seen them everywhere on the internet. Cyber Monday Ads telling consumers where to shop and how much they are going to save. But there’s not always a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Hackers, scammers and thieves are just as excited for Cyber Monday as you are. So, you’ve waited patiently because you knew Cyber Monday …

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Advent Calendars History & Creative Ideas

Advent calendars have been a Christmas tradition, for families all over the world, for over 150 years. Although, the original calendars did not hold the tiny chocolates, that we are all now accustomed to, there purpose remained to count down to Christmas day. The original calendars were made in Germany, in the 19th century. Different methods were used with the …

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Furby, What Every Kid Wants for Christmas?

Christmas is just around the corner, and every parent wants to know what gift is the best option to buy their child (children) this year. While nobody knows what is better for a child than a parent, there is one toy that has continually been given media attention; the furry, interactive Furby. Think of a cute animal that children don’t …

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People Really Do Give Up Porn for Baby Jesus

Pornhub’s primary purpose is, well, streaming all the porn the public can handle. And usually, that’s a lot of porn. But recently, Pornhub has begun to fashion itself as amateur porn statistician – and why not? With all that data you’re bound to come up with some interesting findings. Pornhub calls them “Pornhub Insights” and they may have just published …

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John Krasinski Is The Subject Of A Jimmy Kimmel Prank [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel has never hesitated to pull a good prank, and this time, John Krasinski has become the victim. The talk show host pulled an epic prank on Krasinksi and Emily Blunt, by turning their house into a winter wonderland. John Krasinski and Emily Blunt just happen to be neighbors to Jimmy Kimmel, and as a result, they have fallen …

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Ouya Updated With New UI, Storage Options

The holidays are quickly approaching and people are trying to decide which game console to buy. Should you go with the Wii U, PS4 or Xbox One? That’s a question that I can’t answer, but Ouya can. In an attempt to make you drop $100 on the micro-Android console this holiday season, the Ouya team has updated the system software …

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Cyber Monday: Stay in Your Pajamas and Save Money

Many anxious shoppers plan to skip dessert and hit Walmart before their turkey dinners even get a chance to digest next Thursday. Some yet will get up at the crack of dawn on Black Friday eager to get the best deals around. But what if there’s a better way? What if you can stay in your pajamas, relax on the …

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