Thanks to Google Assistant, you can fire up your Google Home and call Santa Claus. St. Nick will even play you and your kids some holiday songs and make the magic of Christmas even more amazing.
Google November 29, 2017
Jacob Thompson has an incurable neuroblastoma, and he may not live until December. His family is now fast-tracking the holidays and encourages everyone to send him Christmas cards as presents.
Feature | Health November 6, 2017
Cold weather is widely blamed for the spike in heart-related deaths during the Christmas holiday, but a new study debunks this. What cause the increased cardiac deaths during the holidays?
Public Health December 25, 2016
Don't worry if you're preparing your holiday feast at the last minute. Here are six of the best food and drink recipe apps that will help you create healthy holiday dishes and amazing cocktails ideal for the merrymaking.
Apps/Software December 24, 2016
How do you prevent Holiday Heart Syndrome? Get to know the dangers of Holiday Heart Syndrome. Find out how, with mindfulness, you can still enjoy your holidays and skip a trip to the hospital.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2016
More people die of natural causes between Christmas day and New Year's day. What could be driving the spike in deaths during the holiday season?
Public Health December 22, 2016
The weight of reindeer has dropped by 12 percent because of climate change. How do warmer temperatures influence the growth and size of the animals popularly portrayed pulling Santa Claus' sleigh?
Animals December 13, 2016
A teenager who would visit a Best Buy store nearly every day to play 'Super Smash Bros.' on the Wii U console on display just got a great surprise. As an early Christmas gift, some of the store employees chipped in and bought the teen his own Wii U console.
Video Games December 12, 2016
Mariah Carey’s 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' is the most downloaded holiday song of all time, according to a new list. The seasonal favorite is the 11th best-selling song in the history of music.
Celebrities December 3, 2016
Google's Santa Tracker is right on track, and on Dec. 1, the Santa Village goes live with a slew of fun games to count down the days until Christmas. A new 'Present Quest' feature brings Pokémon GO-like action, but there are plenty of other games if you don't want to brave the cold weather.
Google December 1, 2016
Jony Ive designed the new Christmas tree at Claridge, and you may be sure that it lived up to his reputation. It is minimal and magical, but why are some people disappointed?
Apple November 22, 2016
This YouTube video combines the world’s of the ‘Peanuts’ and “Stranger Things’ to have Will Byers struggle with his feelings in typical Charlie Brown fashion.
Movies/TV Shows October 28, 2016
When Steam went down on Christmas Day, the Internet started panicking, hoping that someone from Valve would explain what was happening. That explanation has finally come — almost a week later.
December 30, 2015
Holiday sales figures showed a healthy increase in 2015 as consumer confidence swelled. Online sales spiked significantly, but still remain a small portion of overall spending.
Business December 30, 2015
FedEx said that its failure to deliver some Christmas packages on time was due to an unexpected surge of last minute e-commerce shipments. The company had previously blamed bad weather for late deliveries.
Society December 30, 2015
It's Christmas-themed schadenfreude for the ages.
Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2015
Cases of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, continue to increase Hawaii. The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) reported a total of 181 confirmed cases of dengue fever including one new case reported on Christmas Eve.
LIFE December 26, 2015
Environmental agencies in West Virginia and Kentucky are collecting old real Christmas trees to repurpose and recycle as the perfect fish habitat for lakes and rivers in the area. Christmas tree donors will have a chance to win one of several prizes.
Society December 25, 2015
There is finally an answer to the question of how long it would take Santa Claus to visit the homes over every child on Earth in a single night.
Animals December 24, 2015
Considering that a gingerbread rendition of Darth Vader has made its way around the Internet, it was only inevitable that more gingerbread creations would circulate featuring additional geekery.
Movies/TV Shows December 24, 2015
Honestly, we're kind of jealous of Christmas 1995.
Geek December 24, 2015
It's almost Christmas, and that means 'Doctor Who' fans anxiously await the annual Christmas episode of the popular series. Here's what we know so far about this year's special.
Movies/TV Shows December 23, 2015
For many people, it is difficult to avoid the hearty and scrumptious meals typically served at Christmas parties, causing them to take in more calories than they actually need. Find out how to avoid packing in the extra pounds during the holidays with these practical tips to staying fit and healthy.
LIFE December 23, 2015
The holidays often see a spike in heart attack deaths. Experts enumerated ways to reduce the likelihood of suffering from heart-related conditions during the Christmas season.
LIFE December 23, 2015
Stream these movies that slightly touch on Christmastime, but aren't stuffed with holiday spirit.
Internet Culture December 22, 2015
We checked out some of the best apps to get you in the Yuletide spirit. From games, music to food – there is definitely an app for everyone to brighten Christmas 2015.
Apps/Software December 22, 2015
Along with the buzz and excitement coming from the holiday season, most people also experience bouts of sadness and melancholy. Fortunately, scientific studies have shown many ways to combat holiday blues.
LIFE December 22, 2015
Get into the holiday spirit by streaming these movies, specials and episodes that celebrate Christmas.
Internet Culture December 21, 2015
The weather outside might be frightful, but inside the White House ... it's so delightful.
Wearable Tech December 18, 2015
While most of us use tinsel and light strings on our trees, a Brazilian company has created a new way of decorating a Christmas tree. The method uses a projector to display some pretty impressive decorations.
Gadgets December 18, 2015
Using MRI scans, researchers quantified neural responses of people shown Christmas-related images. The small study found people who celebrate Christmas have higher brain activities in five specific areas compared to people who don't celebrate the holiday.
LIFE December 18, 2015
A team of researchers, engineers and designers at Dyson used its tech to create an innovative office Christmas tree that features ornaments that bounce in mid-air.
Society December 17, 2015
With the holidays approaching, experiencing high stress levels is inevitable. A new study reveals a simple and cost-free way to de-stress: performing acts of kindness.
LIFE December 17, 2015
Amazon is offering a number of deals under $100, which may be ideal for Christmas gifting. Customers can find smartphones, printers, wireless charging pads, stylus and more under $100 from Amazon.
Gadgets December 16, 2015
Asteroid 163899 will pass Earth at a safe distance on Christmas Eve, at some 6.79 million miles from the planet's surface. The huge Christmas asteroid is important as it is on the list of potential human-accessible targets.
Space December 16, 2015
AAA forecasted a 1.4 percent rise this year in holiday travelers. It also predicted 2015 as the seventh consecutive year during which year-end holiday travel will have grown.
Business December 16, 2015
The moon will make this Christmas Day extra special. It will be a Full Cold Moon and there won't be another one until 2034.
Animals December 13, 2015
Burglars stole wrapped Christmas presents at a Newcastle Foodbank center. The gifts were intended for needy children so they can have something to receive for the holidays.
Society December 11, 2015
Lobo + Christmas = CARNAGE
Movies/TV Shows December 9, 2015
The International Space Station will once again fly over UK skies on Christmas Eve giving young kids a spectacular show as Santa Claus rushes to deliver gifts around the world. The ISS can be recognized easily as it moves faster with no flashing lights.
Space November 29, 2015
A newborn baby boy was abandoned by his mother at Queens church in New York. The newborn was found lying inside the nativity scene, which the church sets up every Christmas to commemorate Jesus' birth.
Society November 25, 2015
Hulu is releasing new TV series and movies in December including 'The Mindy Project' and 'Interstellar.'
FEATURE November 23, 2015
LEGO and its French advertising agency Brand Station will give away 1,500 pairs of slippers that will protect feet from the pain caused by stepping on the bricks.
Internet Culture November 16, 2015
Consumers and mental health advocates have expressed their disapproval of Target's new line of holiday sweaters, which they consider making fun of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Despite the backlash from shoppers, officials at Target said they do not have any plans to remove the sweaters from their stores.
LIFE November 16, 2015
Starbucks is still reeling from the backlash by conservative Christians who protested against its plain red holiday-themed cups. Now Dunkin' Donuts gains unexpected publicity when its version of Christmas cups were deemed more appropriate by the activists.
Society November 13, 2015