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Merry Krampusnacht 2014 – And The War On Krampusnacht

Tonight is Krampusnacht, the night when the wild hairy trickster of Yule goes cavorting around in the darkest shadows of the year. They’re Krampusing in Chicago, and in Bloomington, too. Hell, they’re even putting on horns in Charlotte. Graveyard Dirt writes, “Krampus is often described

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Observe National Wear Orange Day To…

World Can’t Wait has announced that October 30th is National Wear Orange Day, an opportunity to… hold on… In 2012 and 2013, National Wear Orange Day was celebrated in September, as a show of solidarity with the work of food banks. In February of 2014,

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5 Ways To Celebrate National Aviation Day

Today is National Aviation Day. It’s an official holiday, established in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, but banks are open during National Aviation Day, so that people can be sure to have access to money as they sit at airports, waiting for their delayed

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Picture What?

Today, June 29th, is celebrated online as a kind of technical holiday. It’s Camera Day. What will you picture today?

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Mixed Metaphor Of Holiday Shopping Time

At the airport today, I came across this catalog from Avon, featuring the front cover message that I am “Just in time for the holiday rush.” What this means, I think: I have, in the nick of time, gained access to a sacred rite of

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?