Michelle Obama Serves as Santa’s Helper on Christmas Eve, Takes Calls for NORAD

Michelle Obama shirked her first lady duties on Christmas Eve so she could help the man in red. That’s right–Michelle Obama was one of Santa’s helpers on Christmas Eve. First Lady Michelle Obama @FLOTUS and NORAD help track #Santa https://t.co/ZZ6hHRfgIw pic.twitter.com/d2Mte9gcKL…

Russian Bombers Spotted Near California Coast

On Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) reported visuals of Russian bomber planes off of the coasts of Alaska and California. The planes were first spotted at 4:30 pm PST. Four Russian Tu-95 Bear-H long-range bombers and a…

NORAD Santa Tracker Live: Watch Santa’s Progress

It’s time! The NORAD Santa Tracker has gone live, following Santa’s progress around the world as he delivers gifts this Christmas Eve. The NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) tracker began early this morning, with Santa’s first stop in Russia…

NORAD Tracks Santa, Critics Hop On

NORAD Tracks Santa has brought excitement to children around the world since 1955. The Christmas-themed program is produced under the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and has been found in various forms of media over the years: telephone hotlines,…

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…

Russia NORAD Joint Operation Takes Place

The AP via ABC News has a story of military cooperation this evening with the combined efforts of Russian and NORAD forces in a training exercise known as Vigilant Eagle. The exercise is a familiar one, and has been taken…

NORAD Evacuated Over Suspicious Packages

The Associated Press is reporting that the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) headquarters near Colorado Springs was evacuated for around four and a half hours on Thursday. The evacuation of around 1,500 people took place because of five “suspicious”…

Santa Will Be Bingin’ It This Year

Earlier this week, NORAD released a Windows 8 version of its popular Santa tracker app just in time for the holidays. Now it appears that Windows 8 won’t be the only contribution to NORAD’s annual tradition as Bing is now…

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.…

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…