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Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks

Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks

By Zach Walton December 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

Most people probably think that mall Santas have a pretty easy gig. All they have to do is listen to what children want and keep up the facade that Santa Claus is real. As it turns, out, however, being a …

Megyn Kelly Claims Santa Claus and Jesus are White Megyn Kelly Claims Santa Claus and Jesus are White

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On Tuesday, Slate columnist Aisha Harris published an article discussing the race of Santa Claus. From Harris’s perspective, there is an issue these days with Santa being portrayed as white, namely the fact that the United States is a multicultural …

Kelly Clarkson and Family's Funny Christmas Pic Kelly Clarkson and Family's Funny Christmas Pic

Kelly Clarkson has been making herself known in the news, lately, for both good and bad reasons. She recently had a chat with daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres about the name of the child she and her husband are …

Google Santa Tracker Goes Live On The Web Google Santa Tracker Goes Live On The Web
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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 …

Have You Been Naughty Or Nice On Twitter This Year? Have You Been Naughty Or Nice On Twitter This Year?
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I do not envy Santa Claus. Over the years, the big man only had to watch the actions of people in public to determine whether somebody was naughty or nice. With the advent of social media, he now has to …

Can You Improve Santa's Sleigh With 3D Printers? Can You Improve Santa's Sleigh With 3D Printers?

Christmas is just around the corner, and department stores are already ignoring Thanksgiving in favor of throwing Christmas decorations in your face. GE is getting into the spirit as well with a 3D printing challenge inspired by Santa’s sleigh. Over …

Dez Bryant Rewards Gamers In Line At Walmart Dez Bryant Rewards Gamers In Line At Walmart

I bet every gamer wishes that they could have been in line after hearing this news. Dez Bryant stopped by a Walmart in Dallas on Thursday night, and rewarded those who had been waiting in line by buying them all …

Google Isn't Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself Google Isn't Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of …

Snoop's Moses is "High" Up on That Mountain Snoop's Moses is "High" Up on That Mountain

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If you’re unfamiliar with the Epic Rap Battles of History YouTube series, you should probably get acquainted. The latest episode is a good jumping off point, if you’re so inclined. The latest in the Epic Rap Battles Series features Snoop …

NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8 NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, plays a pretty big role during the holidays. The organization tracks Santa on Christmas Eve and delivers live updates to children around the world on where Santa is and where he’s heading next. …

Google Introduces Rapping Santa With ‘Santa Search It’ Google Introduces Rapping Santa With ‘Santa Search It’
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Sometimes, as a conveyor of news, during your research, you come across things that defy personal description. Sure, others may be able to voice their reactions, but, for some reason, words may fail the person trying to relay the message. …

Santa’s Newest Little Helper is Siri Santa’s Newest Little Helper is Siri
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Whatever your opinion of the Apple brand, it’s hard to ignore the fact their marketing department certainly “gets” how to do commercials correctly. Whether it’s the iPod’s famous silhouette commercials or the “I’m a Mac, and I’m a PC” series, …

Twitter Responses: Santas Instructed To Temper Kids’ Expectations This Year Twitter Responses: Santas Instructed To Temper Kids’ Expectations This Year
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The cultural climate is just getting brutal at this point, giving me one more reason to at least be thankful I’m not a kid right now. Aside from the general economic malaise felt world-wide and, more immediately, the future awkwardness …

NORAD’s Santa Tracker Site Goes Live NORAD’s Santa Tracker Site Goes Live

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And he’s about to be under high-tech surveillance. It’s only a few weeks until Santa Claus comes to town, and for years the North American Aerospace Defense Command has been helping anxious kids …

Tracking Santa’s Web Analytics
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The North American Aerospace Defense Command, otherwise known as NORAD is tracking Santa Claus’s rounds this year, keeping up a tradition that has been going on for 53 years. Mike Sachoff explains:

Google Teams With NORAD To Track Santa
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Google is again teaming with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to track Santa Clause starting today December 1 through Christmas Eve.

Visitors to the NORAD Tracks Santa Web site will be able to access entertaining holiday games and activities that will change daily.

On December 24, Christmas Eve, NORAD will begin tracking Santa’s trip with live video feeds that begin at the following times:

Microsoft Silences Santa Sex Talk

Microsoft has had to remove its Santa bot after it was discovered to be using inappropriate language with users.