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Track Santa’s Progress Tonight with

2012 NORAD tracks Santa

Tonight you can track Santa’s progress around the world, thanks to NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. According to their website,, they use “radar, satellites, Santa cams and fighter jets” to track Santa’s progress around the world on Christmas Eve. Amazingly, NORAD has been performing this public service for over 50 years, ever since a Colorado Springs-based Sears, Roebuck & Co ad printed the the wrong phone number ... Read More »

This Season’s Next Economic Casualty: Santa Claus?

The season's next economic casualty; Santa?

It’s not even a secret to those who keep the secret, really: parents are Santa’s most helpful elves, interceding with children’s Christmas requests and quietly seeing to whether they’re granted. But when we know that those packages under the tree are coming out of our own budgets and not a workshop at the North Pole–and we know that those budgets are stretched daily, even without the expenses of making the ... Read More »