Legend of Santa May Have Been Embellished By People Tripping Balls on Mushrooms

Ah, folklore. The ancient art of storytelling in order to explain as-yet mysterious natural phenomena (i.e. basically every Greek myth). We know that Santa Claus was derived from the Old Dutch Sinterklaas, a folktale which in turn was based on the Greek Christian bishop Saint Nicholas of Myra in the 4th Century. In… » 12/23/12 3:00pm 12/23/12 3:00pm

How Exactly Does Santa Go Down All Those Chimneys In A Single Night?

We've all wondered how exactly Santa Claus manages to deliver toys to millions of children around the world in just a single night. His journey clearly defies all logic, and yet each year otherwise rational adults go to great lengths to preserve the image of Santa Claus as a chimney-diving hero for the younger folks… » 12/22/11 5:45pm 12/22/11 5:45pm