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Please accept with no obligation, implied or explicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all. I also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2016, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great. Not to imply that America is necessarily greater than any other country nor the only America in the Western Hemisphere. Also, this wish is made without regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith or sexual preference of the wishee.

Why Did NORAD Start Tracking Santa? Related: How NORAD’s Santa tracker works.

Elvis Presley and His Gift-giving.

Infographic: The logistics of Santa Claus.

Santa Claus Plays Jingle Bells with the Colt 1911.

Using Fox Urine to prevent Christmas Tree Theft.

That Christmas when Parisians Ate the Zoo.

Supercut of movie Santas.

Dave Barry’s 2015 gift guide, and here are the guides for 1999 – 2014.

The Amazing Crap-O-Matic Gift Generator.

ICYMIMonday’s and Tuesday’s links include lots more obscure Christmas links (and a few other things).

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