All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Santa Claus’

Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks

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 professional Santa Claus takes more work than it might seem. In a new study by LinkedIn, the social network looked …

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Google’s Santa Tracker Goes Live On Christmas Eve

Earlier this month, Google revealed its new Santa Tracker for 2013. While it may have lost NORAD to Microsoft, it put together its own (and arguably better) Santa Tracker experience to help kids keep track of where the big man is on Christmas Eve. While Google has been updating the Santa Tracker site all month with new games, animations and …

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Megyn Kelly Stands By Offensive Statements

In a move that doesn’t surprise too many people, Megyn Kelly will be standing by her wildly offensive and controversial remarks regarding the racial identities of Santa Claus and Jesus Christ. The Fox News pundit claims her remarks were tongue-in-cheek rather than foot-in-mouth. Megyn Kelly spoke out about the backlash on her show, “The Kelly File.” “Humor is what we …

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Megyn Kelly Ruins Christmas For Everybody

Fox News pundit Megyn Kelly insisted that non-white boys and girls throughout the world face reality: Santa is and only ever will be white. “For all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white. Santa is what he is. I wanted to get that straight.” How does she know this to be so? “I mean, Jesus was a white …

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Megyn Kelly Says That Santa Claus is White

Megyn Kelly was recently criticized for speaking about the cultural interpretation concerning the race of Santa Claus. Kelly discussed Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore, which was written by Slate‘s Aisha Harris. Harris wrote, “When I was a kid, I knew two different Santa Clauses. The first had a fat belly, rosy cheeks, a long white beard, …

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Megyn Kelly Claims Santa Claus and Jesus are White

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 society in which the caucasian race is declining proportionally. For a solution, Harris proposed that we potentially switch the image …

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Kelly Clarkson and Family’s Perfect (And Hilarious) Christmas Photo

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 expecting. Quickly on the heels of this, rumors began to fly that Clarkson’s new hubby, Brandon Blackstock, was cheating on …

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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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Social Santa Will Tell You If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice On Twitter

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 be extra careful that seemingly nice people aren’t being naughty on Twitter. To help him out with his job, UK-based …

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GE Wants You To 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 the weekend, GE announced the #3DPrintMyGift challenge, a call to designers around the world to design and 3D print a …

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Dez Bryant Becomes Santa And Buys A PS4 For People 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 a brand new PS4. While some people can claim to have bought the system brand new on its launch day, …

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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 dedicated Google Maps engineers built a new route algorithm to chart Santa’s journey around the world on Christmas Eve,” says …

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