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What's with the name?

Allow us to explain.

NORAD

Meanwhile...

Kid Could Care Less About Santa’s Whereabouts, Would Rather Talk to First Lady

Look, we think Michelle Obama is pretty cool, but if you asked us whose visit any Christmas-celebrating child would have on their mind on the afternoon of Christmas Eve, she wouldn’t make the top of our list. The top of our list would be Santa. Not so for Anthony of Fort Worth, Texas. How do we know this?

Well, because of the NORAD Santa Tracker, kind of.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Wheatley Catch

It was a good year for video games. By Sage. (via Diary of a Death Starlette)

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I Guess I Can't Argue With That

How the Whole “NORAD Tracks Santa” Thing Started

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or, well, don’t ever go online or watch the news), you probably know about how NORAD (the North American Aerospace Defense Command — don’t ask, we know it doesn’t match). But I’ll bet you had no idea how or why NORAD started tracking the insanely improbable gift-giving route of our favorite jolly old elf, Santa Claus. Well, it all started with a Sears advertisement and a total misunderstanding.

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