articles tagged: holidays
how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season
# politics

how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season

Thanksgiving marks the start of the winter holidays and the dread associated with having to deal with relatives and family friends you rather wouldn’t...

why ’tis the season to just enjoy the holidays
# politics

why ’tis the season to just enjoy the holidays

Ignore the manufactured acrimony and bloviators preaching how to properly celebrate Christmas. Just enjoy the holiday.

thanksgiving: awkward family debates edition
# science

thanksgiving: awkward family debates edition

The holidays are a time for family, which often means arguments with woo-loving relatives...

for some people, halloween never really ends…
# oddities

for some people, halloween never really ends…

For the vast majority of people, Halloween is an excuse to dress up in costumes and have fun. But for some, it's a time when demons walk the Earth and a perfect opportunity to fight against the modern world.

the weird things skeptical christmas gift list
# science

the weird things skeptical christmas gift list

A little gift guide for your favorite cranks, quacks, snake oil salespeople, creationists, and pseudoscientists this holiday season.

weird things wrap-up, 2008
# tech

weird things wrap-up, 2008

Closing off the first (sort of) year of Weird Things.

holidays, russian style
# oddities

holidays, russian style

How the Soviet Union turned New Year into its biggest holiday.