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Under a Turkish Church, an
'Extremely Important Discovery'
Oct 19, 2022 11:18 AM CDT
Under a Turkish Church, an 'Extremely Important Discovery'
Tomb of St. Nicholas has reportedly been found in Demre
- Santa Claus' last stop was southwest Turkey in the age of the Roman Empire. According to archaeologists in the region, the burial spot of St. Nicholas, the Christian saint whose generosity spawned the Father Christmas legend, has been found in the remains of a church in the town of Demre,...
Carbon Dating Legitimizes
Remains of Real-Life Santa
Dec 8, 2017 6:20 PM CST
Carbon Dating Legitimizes Remains of Real-Life Santa
St. Nicholas' pelvis may be in possession of Illinois pastor
- Typically if you go around claiming to have a piece of Santa Claus' pelvis, you've earned yourself a psych evaluation. But it turns out a priest outside Chicago might actually have a case. The BBC reports scientists at the University of Oxford conducted the first-ever radiocarbon dating of a...
'Tomb of Santa Claus'
Found Under Church
Oct 4, 2017 3:31 AM CDT
'Tomb of Santa Claus' Found Under Church
Archaeologists may have found St. Nick's final resting place
- Archaeologists believe they have found the final resting place of jolly old St. Nick—and it's nowhere near the North Pole. According to accounts in the Turkish media, researchers think "Santa Claus" is buried under an ancient church near the saint's birthplace in Antalya, southern Turkey, Newsweek...
Downturn Naughty, Not Nice
to Seasonal Santas
Dec 10, 2008 1:23 PM CST
Downturn Naughty, Not Nice to Seasonal Santas
Recession killing to holiday cheer
- If you dress up as Santa Claus for extra holiday holly, you may need a miracle on 34th Street to make it through Christmas. The recession has spread to the North Pole, reports the
, as Santas-for-hire find less work due to scaled-back Christmas party budgets and report rising...
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