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Talk about a real Grinch! An elementary school principal in Nebraska has been placed on administrative leave after she attempted to ban Christmas in his school. According to a memo sent to all school staff, Christmas trees in classrooms, singling or playing of Christmas carols, and watching Christmas related movies were not permitted this holiday […]

Rapper 2 Milly is suing the makers of Fortnite for snagging his dance move and profiting from it. Quartzy reports 2 Milly filed the lawsuit against Epic Games, which makes Fortnite, on December 5 in California district court. The dance is question is referred to as the “Swipe it” emote in the game. Players had […]

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wants us to stop using phrases and common sayings that allude to cruelty to animals or any other kind of “speciesism” or “anti-animal language.” For example, instead of saying “beat a dead horse” whenever someone continues to pursue a particular endeavor to no avail, we should […]

You may of heard of the guy who wants to legally change his age. It was all over the internet a few weeks ago. Emile Ratelband, 69, wanted to change his birth date by 20 years in order to get more matches on Tinder. (No joke.) He claims that while his birth certificate says he’s […]

A couple in New Jersey have been threatened with a $50,000 price tag for the over-the-top Christmas light display they’ve been setting up for 15 years. “We had a meeting with the Mayor and the Chief of Police the other night and they blatantly told us that this is what you will pay in order […]

Everyone has those one or two people on their Christmas list ever year that seem like they’re impossible to shop for. Those people that either seem to have everything already, or don’t want anything to begin with. What do you get these people? Well according to a recent study, the worst of the worst when […]

A U.S. tourist in Switzerland had a death defying experience on a hang glider, and is lucky enough to be able to tell the tale. Chris Gursky and his wife, Gail, were on vacation in Switzerland when they decided to try hang gliding for the first time. However, the decision could have been fatal after […]

Hassan al-Kontar moved to the United Arab Emirates in 2006 to avoid mandatory military service in his native Syria. In 2011, the Syrian government refused to renew his passport, so he quickly flew to Malaysia, where he received a three-month tourist visa. But when he tried to board a flight to Ecuador shortly thereafter, The […]

A Louisiana couple cleaning up their home for Thanksgiving last week stumbled across a lucky find: a months-old lottery ticket worth $1.8 million. According to Louisiana Lottery officials, Harold and Tina Ehrenberg of Mandeville discovered the winner–which was only two weeks from expiring–in a small pile of unchecked lottery tickets. “We kept checking the numbers […]

With the start of December just around the corner, Elite Daily has compiled a list of 12 Christmas traditions you should consider starting when you move out of your parents’ house. Here they are: Host an Ugly Christmas Sweater party. Lots of laughs and Instagram-worthy moments will surely be had. Spend a day holiday shopping with […]



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