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Sony’s PlayStation Network Down For 3rd Straight Day After DDoS Attack

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Sony’s PlayStation Network went down at some point on Christmas day due to a suspected DDoS attack on their servers. The video game network outage caused a lot of hard feelings and disappointment, as gamers rushed to their consoles with ...

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NASA Captures The Holidays From Space (Video)

A screenshot from a NASA video shows holiday lights from space. NASA/YOUTUBE

NASA shared a look from space at severe weather developing over the Gulf Coast of the United States. In the weeks leading up to the holiday, it has also shared video of a solar flare and of Christmas lights as ...

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Why Is The Most Popular Christmas Music From The ‘50s? – ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.  “Why is the most popular Christmas music from the ‘50s?”you ask? Good question.  (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why do some girls not like my mistletoe belt buckle?” It’s funny, right? ...

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Bush 41 Remains Hospitalized In Houston After Shortness Of Breath

Bush 41 Hospitalized in Houston

Houston, Texas – Ex-President George HW Bush remains in the Houston Methodist Hospital after he was admitted for experiencing shortness of breath. The 41st president’s health has been deteriorating in recent years, but he has managed to pull through some ...

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Why Do People Celebrate Christmas On December 25? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.  “Why do people celebrate Christmas on December 25?”you ask? Good question.  (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why do guys wear mistletoe in inappropriate places like on their belt buckles when it ...

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Gold Tooth Donated At Salvation Army Collection Kettle In Kansas City


In his 50 years working with Salvation Army holiday kettle collections, Maj. Rick Carroll has seen a lot of strange things dropped in the bucket. He’s found diamond rings and silver bars and four-leaf clovers, and once a child poured ...

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NEW: Google Maps Adds Christmas Window Shopping Feature


Christmas shoppers with a habit of leaving things until the very last minute have been thrown a welcome bone by Google. Don’t fancy braving the elements and inevitable scenes of chaos on the High Street? Not a problem – try ...

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Massive Storm Expected To Disrupt Holiday Travel For Two-Thirds of the U.S.

holiday travel

As a record number of Americans prepare to embark on their holiday travel plans, a massive storm is expected to disrupt travel for two-thirds of the nation. Starting Tuesday, the system – stretching from the Midwest down to the South ...

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Scientists: U.S. Cities Shine 20 to 50 Percent Brighter Around Christmas

christmas lights

The glow of millions of U.S. homes shine bright each night with the Christmas holiday quickly approaching. In fact, scientists have found that nighttime lights around major U.S. cities shine 20 percent to 50 percent brighter around Christmas; a surge ...

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Why Do People Give Lottery Tickets As Christmas Gifts?

Lottery Tickets For Christmas

In recent years it has become increasingly popular for people to give lottery tickets as Christmas gifts. If you have been the lucky recipient of these already, then you may have gotten them in your stocking, in a card, or ...

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