NEW YEARS

Civilizations around the world have been celebrating the start of each new year for at least four millennia. Today, most New Years festivities begin on December 31 (New Years Eve), the last day of the Gregorian calendar, and continue into the early hours of January 1...

Hot Web Design Trends From 2015

The loudest content medium out there has finally learned how to be quiet. In 2015, web design moved away from information overload to an aesthetic revolving around empty space and simplicity. Taking a cue from magazines, web pages are using large...

What Is the X in Xmas?

Xmas? Here’s a holiday surprise that only the dictionary can provide. Do you find the word “Xmas,” as an abbreviation for Christmas, offensive? Many people do. You won’t find Xmas in church songbooks or even on many greeting cards. Xmas is popularly associated with a...

The History of Christmas

There is more to the holiday we know as Christmas. Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. For two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious...