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2011-01-05 00:00:42

As the Great Recession takes its toll on holiday gift-giving, Codero elves got busy buying presents for kids who might otherwise do without. Lenexa, KS (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 The stockings were hung by the chimney with care and those at Codero knew St. Nickolas soon would be there. Employees themselves became "Secret Santa's" in an effort to give area needy children gifts in the spirit of Christmas. For the second year, the infrastructure-as-a-service provider participated in the...

2010-12-28 00:00:36

NBA Basketball Player Rashad McCants And BBTV Founder, Businessman Percy Miller Extend their Christmas Giving Back program to two days to reach more less fortunate families in Los Angeles on Christmas Day and December 26, 2011. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2010 Basketball Star Rashad McCants and businessman Percy Miller aka Master P extend their Christmas Giving Back program to two days to reach more less fortunate families. Miller says, "Due to the economy, there are so many...

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2010-12-24 17:15:00

NORAD insiders will never tell you how they are precisely able to track Santa's flight path onto their computer screens every Christmas Eve, but they will let you know where he is at any given moment. NORAD is a joint U.S.-Canada command that monitors the North American skies and seas from a control center at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The base answered 74,000 phone calls and 3,500 emails from around the world last year, all asking about Santa's where-a-bouts. A...

2010-12-24 14:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), is issuing the second of three Satellite-based Aviation Navigational Tracking Apparatus (S.A.N.T.A.) reports. The following information regarding Santa Claus' international flight is based on data from AirTran Airways' System Operations Control Center in Orlando: Having just completed a brief stop in Beijing, Santa, Prancer, Vixen and the rest of the cheerful crew were...

2010-12-24 11:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), is providing its first of three Satellite-based Aviation Navigational Tracking Apparatus (S.A.N.T.A.) reports. The following information regarding Santa Claus' international flight is based on data from AirTran Airways' System Operations Control Center in Orlando: As December is shaping up for a somewhat warm time of year in Antarctica, the...

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2010-12-25 07:25:00

Turns out the myth of flying reindeer might not be that far from the truth. According to scientist Andrew Haynes, reindeer, along with other animals in the wild, sometimes deliberately eat the hallucinogenic mushroom Amanita muscaria in order to amuse themselves during long winters. Writing in the respected Pharmaceutical Journal, Mr. Haynes said, "They have a desire to experience altered states of consciousness." What's the link between this mushroom and flying reindeer you ask? In 1967 an...

2010-12-23 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24: NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Profile America -- Friday, December 24th. It's Christmas Eve -- for children, a night of wonder and expectation. For parents, before the hectic pace of the last few weeks can change to peace and reflection, there may be some last minute wrapping to do...

2010-12-23 00:00:53

Score one for the good guys. A website offering free printable certificates reports that the printing of "Nice" certificates is outpacing "Naughty" certificates nearly 2-to-1. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 "FreePrintableCertificates.net users have shown that 'naughtiness' is not the norm this Christmas," said Kevin Savetz, the site's creator. "Of course, this is not a scientific poll. But I like to think it's a good sign for humanity." So far in December, 1,200 Christmas nice...

2010-12-22 19:39:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jawa, a leading software and interactive media firm, is pleased to announce its philanthropy work this holiday season with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale's Adopt-A-Family program. Through BGCGS, Jawa adopted a family of eight with the hope of bringing them a little Christmas cheer. Employee participation in the program was spearheaded by Jawa CEO Jason Hope, who encouraged his staff to give back and make their adopted...

2010-12-22 14:04:00

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year where sugarplums dance in the heads of children and little boys and girls write letters to the North Pole, asking for Santa Claus to make their holiday wishes come true. It's the time of year when we cry watching the town of Bedford Falls rally round George Bailey in "It's a Wonderful Life" and when little sick and disabled Tiny Tim says "God bless us, everyone" with concern for everyone but himself. It's the time of...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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