We've got some sour news for a few of you out there: elves don't make toys and Krampus doesn't run around axing people on the naughty list. But, of course, where mythological tradition began there is some factual history behind it.

Which makes us fear Krampus even more.

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In Germany, .there is the story of the Christmas Spider whose webs on the Christmas tree were turned by Santa or Jesus (depending on the version) in't

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CRACKEDCON WHY DO WE GET ORANGES IN OUR CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS? lt's probably because the legend says that the first time St. Nicholas gave a gift, he le

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CRACKEDCON St. Patricks color is blue ASGYIY So why do we wear green? The color became a national symbol during the 1798 lrish Rebellion, 200 years af

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AULD LANG SYNE BECAME THE HAPPY NEW YEAR SONG THANKS TO GUY LOMBARDO AND HIS BAND, THE ROYAL CANADIANS. LOMBARDO, MR. NEW YEAR'S EVE, PLAYED THE S

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New Year's resolutions today are a mostly secular practice, but about 4.000 years ago, people were doing it for religious reasons. The ancient Babylon

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