December's Defining Moments Around the World
As the last month of the year comes to a close and the New Year is set to being, it's time to take a moment and reflect on the events of the chilly and spirited month of December. Here are the most outstanding moments of the month captured in pictures so we can relive it all as if we were there!
Fancy a Holiday in December? Here's Where You Should Go!
On the whole, the month of December is a whirlwind. As the chaos of Thanksgiving weekend starts to fade, everyone is already preparing for the end-of-year holidays.
When an Ancient Egyptian Tomb Was Opened, This Was Inside
December 1922 : A ceremonial bed in the shape of the Celestial Cow, surrounded by provisions and other objects in the antechamber of the tomb. December 1922: A gilded lion bed, clothes chest and other objects in the antechamber. The wall of the burial chamber is guarded by statues.
8 Historical Misunderstandings of the First Christmas
It Didn't Happen in December Jesus probably wasn't born on December 25th. In fact, he most likely wasn't born in December at all. The bible mentions shepherds keeping watch over their flocks in the fields.
These Christmas World Records are both Funny and Amazing!
Most Expensively-Decorated Christmas Tree The value of the decorations on the Christmas tree put up in the lobby of the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE between December 16 th and 29 th , 2010, was estimated to be over $11 million.
Take Our Test: Are You Logical Enough to Pass This Quiz?
November August December Mary Can you solve this question? He eats all but 9 - meaning he has 9. 9 8 17 0 Can you solve this question? Each of the five cats has the same brother, therefore there are six little cats. 6 10 25 0 Can you solve this question?
12 Merry Interesting Xmas Facts You Can't Wait to Unwrap
[related_articles] Images courtesy of Depositphotos 12 Merry Interesting Christmas Facts You Can't Wait to Unwrap Christmas, facts, Santa Claus, trivia, xmas, merry, December 25 Do you know why we celebrate Xmas on December 25? Why Rudolph has a red nose?
A Real Show of Christmas Spirit - Terrific!
On December 4, this Canadian airline decided to surprise 166 guests waiting to board a Calgary-Toronto red-eye flight with a little Christmas cheer. They invited elves, snowmen, carolers, sugar plum fairies, reindeer and Santa Claus himself, to help them make this a memorable evening!
WW2 Changed These Places Greatly. How Do They Look Now?
The city is now unrecognizable and is now known as Volgograd. 2.The Ardennes: Belgium, Luxembourg The battle of the bulge was fought on December 16th 1944 to January 25th 1945. Today, you can see memorials all along the area. [related_articles] 3.
Some Holiday Meals are Just a Mess...
We’ve all been there – it’s December 24, all the family gathers in one place. There’s food, music, and a lovely Christmas tree.
These Are the 6 Most Successful Moon Landings in History!
Apollo 17, 11 th December, 1972 Apollo 17 was the sixth successful manned mission to Moon from NASA, the last recorded landing of humans on the moon. It was launched on 7 th December 1972 with crew Eugene Cernan, Harrison Smith, and Ronald Evanan.
Meet Orion: NASA's New, Incredible Spacecraft
This state-of-the-art spacecraft will be launched on its maiden voyage 2 months from now, in December, and it will go farther than any other spacecraft built in the last 40 years will go.
This Man Has the Most Advanced Robotic Arm in the World
He received the arm in December 2017, and will spend the whole of 2018 testing it out. Check it out below!
Ever Seen a Florescent Green River?
Its waters turned neon green on December 29, 2010. People couldn’t believe their eyes. They thought it was just an illusion. And though it wasn’t, the weird emerald green coloring disappeared after a while leaving many questions unanswered.
New Zealand Deadly Erupting Volcano Captured On Video
New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupted on Monday the 9th of December, 2019, as 50 people were visiting the country's most active volcano, which hasn't erupted since 2016.
Are You Brave Enough to Visit this Fall?
When the water is at a certain level (during the months of September to December) visitors can swim in this pool that extends to the edge of the falls, and sit at the very edge, with no danger of falling! What about it folks, are you brave enough to try this? Submitted by: Gina A.
A 100 Year Old Window to Another New York City
Aerial view of New York City, looking north, on December 16, 1951. 28th Street Looking east from Second Avenue, on April 4, 1931. Meeker Avenue Bridge under construction, looking south, showing Brooklyn, on June 29, 1939.
12 Picturesque Festive Locations for the Winter Holidays
It’s finally December and everyone is slowly getting into the holiday spirit. Families are busy decorating their homes and putting up Christmas lights, and the same can be said about thousands of cities all across the globe.
Remarkable Photos From Days of Christmas' Past...
British and German troops sharing the unofficial cease-fire during WWI in No Man's Land (1914) The first Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square donated to London by the city of Oslo as thanks for England's help during WWII (18 Dec. 1947) Using old WWII flamethrowers to clear up snow (December 1947
XMAS MUSIC BOX: These Carols Send a Shiver Down Your Spine
Nothing captures the wonderfully luminous spirit of Christmas during the dark December nights quite like beautifully sung carols. Ever since I was small, I have been thrilled by their haunting melodies and chants, whether hearing them at church, school, or on my doorstep.
16 of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ Best Songs
They have so many great songs that it was actually quite difficult to decide on the final cut: Click here to play all videos Can't Take My Eyes Off You My Eyes Adored You Beggin' Fallen Angel Sherry December 63, Oh What a Night Walk Like a Man Working My Way Back To You Big Girls Don't Cry Candy Girl
Looking Back at 10 Important News Stories of This Decade
The news of Osama’s death caused widespread celebrations across America and it also gave a modicum of closure to countless bereaved families who had lost their loved ones in the September 2011 attack. 2012: World doesn’t End on December 21, 2012, as Prophesied For years it was speculated that the world
Fascinated by Space? Check Out These 12 Great NASA Photos
This photo depicts the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8's launch into history On December 21, 1968, Apollo 8 was launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center at 7:51 am ES. 2.
These Windows Into History Always Fascinate Me
Japan's fatal attack on Pearl Harbor, which caused the U.S. to enter the World War II, December 1941. A Japanese zero plane shot down over the pacific during world war II. These planes served the infamous kamikaze pilots.