Stacker compiled a list of fall and winter holidays celebrated all over the world, including religious festivals, ceremonies honoring the change of seasons, and secular events.
Taramind, a spice native to Africa, India and the Mideast, has taken over worldwide food trends to the point that McCormick has declared it the 2024 Flavor of the Year.
St. Nicholas Day – marked each year on Dec. 6 – honors the life of a generous fourth-century Christian bishop.
Brenda Lee’s holiday tune, 'Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,' has topped the Billboard Hot 100 list, 65 years after the song was released.
Ancestry and genetics company 23andMe reported Monday that hackers gained the personal information of approximately 6.9 million users.
Open AI's ChatGPT chatbot was the most read article this year on the English-language version of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
A doll honoring Wilma Mankiller, who led the Cherokee Nation for a decade as its principal chief, is now part of Barbie’s 'Inspiring Women' series.
'Rizz' topped 'Swiftie,' 'Situationship' and 'Prompt' in an annual decision by experts at the publisher of the multivolume Oxford English Dictionary.
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah will be celebrated from Dec. 7 through Dec. 15. Those observing typically gather with family and friends to mark the season and light candles in a menorah each night.
If someone purchased or hired all of the gifts and services mentioned in 'The Twelve Days of Christmas,' the total cost in 2023 is 2.5% more than in 2022.
Consumers who are celebrating winter holidays told the National Retail Federation that they expected to spend an average of $875 this year on gifts, food, decorations and related expenses.
President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, participated Thursday in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on the south side of the White House.
A temporary ice rink for children to play on has been set on the White House South Lawn, introduced by first lady Jill Biden as part of her Christmas season activities.
The United States is ill-prepared to adequately house for an aging population that also faces financial stress, says a new report by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.
The Christmas tree at New York’s Rockefeller Center was adorned by more than 50,000 multicolored lights Wednesday night as crowds cheered during the lighting ceremony.