25
Dec

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Jesus, Kenny, Amy, Helena, Dido, Annie and Alexandra. There is more to this surprise at fusion.com.au/surprise. Read more

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24
Dec

Will you receive enough Christmas presents?

Over the twelve days of Christmas my true love sent to me, a total of 364 gifts! Read more

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23
Dec

Big Bang

The world's largest functional Christmas cracker was made in Australia! Read more

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22
Dec

Nearly time to pig out

Long ago in early England, the head of a pig was devoured for Christmas dinner. Read more

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21
Dec

All tied up

Good Yugoslavian children tie their parents up to a chair and bribe them before Christmas. Read more

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20
Dec

Bearded asset

In England, clean shaven Santas earn £11 an hour, yet bearded Santas earn £20 an hour. Read more

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19
Dec

Sponges at the ready!

Rural Irish go on a cleaning spree at Christmas, even cleaning their cars. Read more

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18
Dec

Which card is responsible?

The inventor of the Christmas card is disputed - was it John, Louis or Henry? Read more

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17
Dec

Long live the tree

On average artificial Christmas trees live for six years. Read more

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16
Dec

Yummy Yum

In Greenland, a special Christmas delicacy is Kiviak: the raw decomposing flesh of an Auk. Read more

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15
Dec

Christmas spirits

The Portuguese invite their deceased to Christmas, by setting them a place at the table. Read more

14
Dec

Getting sweaty

Estonians get their kit off for a family sauna on Christmas Eve. Read more

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13
Dec

Sing some insults

This Christmas attach a horse’s skull to a pole, visit your local and sing insults to the drinkers, like the Welsh. Read more

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12
Dec

Santa’s moved

The Finns believe Santa lives north in their country and travels on whatever vehicle suits the weather. Read more

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11
Dec

Santa’s dirty work

Naughty Belgian children may receive sticks for Christmas. Read more

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10
Dec

Risky Christmas business

In the past, Christmas trees have been decorated with real candles, fire buckets at the ready. Read more

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09
Dec

Burn the log

Cold New Yorkers can watch a burning Yule Log on TV for 24 hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Read more

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08
Dec

KFC for Xmas anyone?

Due to demand, Japanese couples have to book for Christmas at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Read more

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07
Dec

Thanks for the bells

The popular Christmas song ‘Jingle Bells’ was really written for Thanksgiving. Read more

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06
Dec

Is your broom flying?

Where’s the broom? If it’s Christmas Eve, a Norwegian probably hid it to stop a witch from stealing it. Read more

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05
Dec

Deck the halls with spiders

Spiders and their webs decorate Christmas trees in the Ukraine. Read more

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04
Dec

Get your skates on

Residents of Caracas in Venezuela roller-skate to church every Christmas Eve. Read more

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03
Dec

Goats on fire

In Sweden a giant straw goat is set alight on Christmas day, but only if the vandals don’t get to it first. Read more

02
Dec

Throw your shoes off

Single women in the Czech Republic throw their shoes on Christmas Eve to discover if they will find love. Read more

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01
Dec

Who was Santa?

Soldiers supposedly stole the remains of the original Santa, Saint Nicholas and reburied him in Italy. Read more

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