Christmas Price Index
The cost of the gifts in the classic holiday song "The Twelve Days of Christmas"
A nondenominational winter holiday which originated on an episode of Seinfeld
From Christmas trees to Christmas cards
Charlie Brown Christmas
The unlikely beginnings of a holiday classic
Names for Santa Around the World
Santa Claus or the "Christmas Gnome"?
Saying "Merry Christmas" Around the World
From Afrikaans to Welsh, 25 Christmas greetings
Saint Nick's most famous appearances
Size up the movie, TV, and Dr. Seuss creations
Winter Holidays by the Numbers
From the U.S. Census Bureau
Dec. 21, marks the solstice
For Kids: Understanding the Solstice
Did you ever wonder why the days are so long in the summer and so short in the winter?
In Great Britain, the day after Christmas is a holiday, too
Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and others
Record Low Temperatures by State
From Alabama to Wyoming, record chills
Saying "Happy New Year!" Around the World
Voorspoedige nuwe jaar! and more
New Year's History
A move from March to January
New Year's Traditions
Auld Lang Syne and other New Year's customs
Christmas Customs Quiz
In Belgium, St. Nicholas pays
how many visits to each house?
A Charlie Brown Christmas Quiz
What does Lucy say she really
wants for Christmas?
Boxing Day Quiz
What major holiday does Boxing Day
The TV Grinch Quiz
What did the Grinch hate
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Once upon a time - of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve - old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house . . .
Toy Trivia Quiz
Crayolas, Ken dolls, and Lego arithmetic Holiday Word Search