Instead of Telling Your Kid There’s No Santa, Let Them Become One 

I don’t remember the moment I stopped believing in Santa, but I remember the utterly perfect way my mom handled it when I finally asked. I say “finally” because I was pretty young when I noticed that Santa and my mom had the same handwriting and used the same wrapping paper, but there was no … Read moreInstead of Telling Your Kid There’s No Santa, Let Them Become One 

If You’re Sick of Elf on the Shelf, Check Out Santa’s Lazy Gnome

Photo: Courtesy of Lazygnomes My eight-year-old son confided something to me earlier this week: For years, around Christmastime, he’d been looking for his elf. All his friends had elves who came to their homes in the month before Christmas, he said. These elves watch over his friends and report their good (and bad) behavior to … Read moreIf You’re Sick of Elf on the Shelf, Check Out Santa’s Lazy Gnome

‘Fortnite’ season seven adds planes, custom weapons and lots of ice

[embedded content] In order to keep things fresh, Epic has mixed things up. Having teased the arrival of a frozen wasteland over the past few weeks, season seven kicks off with a giant iceberg slamming into the island, transforming the south west corner of the island by giving many beloved locations — including Tilted Towers … Read more‘Fortnite’ season seven adds planes, custom weapons and lots of ice

It’s Even Easier to Participate in Operation Santa This Year

Every single year since 1912, the United States Postal Service has been doing their part to give kids all across the country the best Christmas ever. In 2017, Operation Santa went digital, testing out an online system in New York City—and it was so wildly successful that this season, they’ve expanded the program to five … Read moreIt’s Even Easier to Participate in Operation Santa This Year

Australia rushes its ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill into parliament, despite massive opposition

Australia’s controversial anti-encryption bill is one step closer to becoming law, after the two leading but sparring party political giants struck a deal to pass the legislation. The bill, in short, grants Australian police greater powers to issue “technical notices” — a nice way of forcing companies — even websites — operating in Australia to … Read moreAustralia rushes its ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill into parliament, despite massive opposition

Use Target’s 10% Off Gift Card Promotion Today to Buy Stuff For You

Photo: Mike Mozart of TheToyChannel and JeepersMedia on YouTube If you’re still on the hunt for holiday gifts, Target is offering a pretty sweet deal today: 10% off all gift cards. While you might not really want to give a gift card to someone for the holidays, the promotion can actually come in handy if … Read moreUse Target’s 10% Off Gift Card Promotion Today to Buy Stuff For You

Make Sure You’re Watering Your Christmas Tree Enough

If you’re committing to a live tree this holiday season, I hope you’re ready to do a lot of watering. That big boy’s going to need a gallon or more per day, and no additives or spray-on stuff can change that. Keep your tree watered. Otherwise, it becomes a huge fire hazard. Your Neglected Christmas … Read moreMake Sure You’re Watering Your Christmas Tree Enough

Netflix will drop a ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ holiday episode

Praise Satan! I mean, Praise Santa! @sabrinanetflix has a X-mas Special dropping on 12/14!! I love this episode of #CAOS!! @netflix 🔮👹👼🏼🎄⚡️☃️🥂🍷☠️ pic.twitter.com/A5DPs4Dajv — RobertoAguirreSacasa (@WriterRAS) November 12, 2018 Like many events in Netflix’s Sabrina, the Church of Night celebrates its winter holiday in a similar manner to mortals, it just adds a bit of … Read moreNetflix will drop a ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ holiday episode

Intel’s stunt drones will join the Rockettes at Radio City

Intel says that it’ll be the first large-scale indoor theatrical drone performance, with the craft choreographed to dance with the Rockettes. The tech will be used to create holiday-themed shadows for the show’s big finale, entitled Christmas Lights. And, rather than a one-off, this is Intel’s first crack at making drones work for a long-running … Read moreIntel’s stunt drones will join the Rockettes at Radio City