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December 25, 2014 A recent study suggests emerging understanding of physical possibility fuels some reasonable skepticism, says commentator Tania Lombrozo.
Col. Harry Shoup came to be known as the "Santa Colonel." He died in 2009.
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December 19, 2014 It all started in 1955 with a misprint in a Colorado newspaper and a call to Col. Harry Shoup's secret military hotline. Shoup played along with the tiny voice who called, and a tradition was born.
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Eric Kaplan has written for various shows, including The Big Bang Theory, Futurama and Flight of the Concords.
October 18, 2014 Eric Kaplan's son had a zoo trip canceled because one mom worried about reindeer-induced questions. So Kaplan, a comedy writer and philosophy grad student, started pondering the puzzle of St. Nick.
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December 24, 2010 If "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" wasn't sung so cheerfully, the lyrics might be interpreted as kind of creepy: "He sees you when you're sleeping." That's what some of the kids in these photos must have been thinking about that bearded man in red.
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