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11 Christmas confessions from people who can’t wait for Dec. 26

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On Dec. 25, when you are four glasses deep on spiked eggnog and contemplating your life choices up to this point, remember that you’re not alone

Other people just like you will also be soaked in holiday-induced ennui, and the best thing to do is embrace it.

Secret-sharing app Whisper combed its user base for holiday confessions from people having a slightly rougher Christmas than you.

Last year I got wasted and did jumping jacks on  my roof so my kids would

During Christmas  my mother-in-law demanded that my husband cuddle with her on the couch. I spent the night alone in the guest room.

Once I forgot the word

Being someone's secret Santa is the longest relationship I've been in all year.

I won the ugly Christmas sweater contest at work.  I didn't know there was a contest.

My dad told me he was into bondage at Christmas dinner :/

My grandma got me a bunch of makeup for Christmas and on the card she wrote me

I'm hiring Christmas carolers to tell my boss I quit.

I've done 90% of my Christmas shopping while pooping.

There's literally millions of people having sex in the world right now.  And here I am, stuffing my face with Christmas cookies, watching Elf.

My Christmas decorations: my Halloween decorations with a santa  hat on them

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17 people having a more awkward holiday than you

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It’s the most uncomfortable time of the year.

While it is the season for baking, decorating and exchanging gifts, it is also the season of spending several days forcing awkward conversations with extended family members who still think you wear footy pajamas.

As weird as your family may be, you will never cringe harder than some of these people — even if your grandma does tell dirty jokes at the dinner table.

Try as you might, you can’t…

Working over the holidays? You’re not alone

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Religious aspects aside, for many people Christmas has been that unique time of the year when the demands of work finally disappear, if only for a brief period. We get a well-deserved break, time to indulge in fatty food, drink more than we should, and quarrel with people we love and hate (often both at once). In short, we get to enjoy that wonderful thing that was once called leisure.

Christmas starts early these days, and goes on for a long time. This is no wonder as it is the most…

Travel headaches add up as bad weather hits busy holiday week

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The holidays: when good will toward men is on full display at airports and train stations around the world.

Just kidding. Holiday travel can understandably make people a bit crabby, and this year, a storm system in the Midwest and Northeast United States is adding to headaches across the country.

Flight delays began early this week, and showed no signs of letting up as of Wednesday afternoon. According to flight-tracking site

Stop saying the Sony hack was a publicity hoax for ‘The Interview’

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LOS ANGELES — There’s really no polite way of putting this, so here goes: The persistent suggestion on social media and elsewhere that Sony cooked up this whole mess to transform The Interview from a middling comedy into a VOD hit is patently idiotic.

So stop thinking it. Stop it right now. Don’t even post silly jokes about it because 1) You’re already way late to that comedy party and 2) You’re just encouraging dim-witted people to believe it.

Stop saying the Sony hack was a publicity hoax for ‘The Interview’

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LOS ANGELES — There’s really no polite way of putting this, so here goes: The persistent suggestion on social media and elsewhere that Sony cooked up this whole mess to transform The Interview from a middling comedy into a VOD hit is patently idiotic.

So stop thinking it. Stop it right now. Don’t even post silly jokes about it because 1) You’re already way late to that comedy party and 2) You’re just encouraging dim-witted people to believe it.

Korean Air Lines execs face arrest over ‘nut rage’ incident

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The Korean Air Lines executive who delayed a flight over the improper service of macadamia nuts could now be facing jail time.

South Korean prosecutors are seeking to arrest Heather Cho, the airline’s former vice-president and head of in-flight services. Cho was on a flight leaving John F. Kennedy International Airport Dec. 5 in New York when, after being served the nuts in a bag, she forced the plane to return to the gate, and ordered the head flight attendant off the plane

See also: The…

1968: Daddy’s gone to the moon for Christmas

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On Dec. 21, 1968, Apollo 8 and its astronauts – Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders – launched into space and over the course of their mission, became the first people to orbit the Moon.

Apollo 8 orbited the Moon 10 times, and on Christmas Eve, the crew made a TV broadcast reading the first 10 verses of the Bible’s Book of Genesis. When this was broadcast, it was the most watched TV program of all time, seen by approximately one quarter of people alive at the time.

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20 people who really owned the whole DIY thing this Christmas

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Congratulations, Internet. You’ve just won Christmas.

The holidays are the perfect time to bake, decorate and do all kinds of artsy things with your friends and family — and no one understands that more than these craft-obsessed individuals

While some people bake a batch of cookies or spend an afternoon making a few ornaments for their holiday crafting, these people go above and beyond the call of DIY duty to make creative, one-of-a-kind pieces of…

Jingle hell: Where your Christmas baubles and santa hats are made

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The real North Pole is in China

About 300 kilometers out of Shanghai is the town of Yiwu, where 60% of the world’s Christmas decorations are made by workers in 600 factories and shipped around the globe.

Design studio Unknown Fields Division and photographer Toby Smith took a peek into the Christmas village while tracing the supply chain of the world’s consumer products across the South China sea, following cargo routes and heading inland to their…