How A Typo Created A Christmas Tradition

Posted by December 6, 2015 Comment

One of the interesting Christmas traditions is that NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) tracks Santa Claus on Christmas Eve every years. It’s something they’ve been doing since 1955. So how did this start? Turns out it’s all because Sears and a typo.

The retail chain put out this infograph explaining the story and how a quick thinking Colonel started a 60 year tradition. You can follow Santa’s travels here: http://www.noradsanta.org/

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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(Last Updated December 6, 2015 12:31 pm )

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