How the U.S. Military Turned Santa Claus Into a Cold War Icon

You've probably heard the story by now: On Christmas Eve 1955, a young boy in Colorado Springs dialed a Sears-sponsored hotline that let kids talk with Santa Claus. But instead of reaching Santa, he was connected to the red phone at CONAD, the military command center charged with patrolling the skies for any nuclear… » 12/23/14 2:00pm Tuesday 2:00pm

NORAD's Santa Tracker Is Back With a Touch-Friendly Website

The holidays are all about traditions, and once again NORAD is back with an updated version of its Santa tracker, letting kids keep tabs on Saint Nick as the 25th creeps closer and closer. In addition to updated apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices, the NORAD Tracks Santa website has also been spiffied up… » 12/03/13 12:00pm 12/03/13 12:00pm