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Pictures of the day: 25 October 2011

A red squirrel eats berries from a Yew tree , they are highly poisonous berries to humans or cattle as farmers will testify ,yet squirrels stomach these berries with impunity as evolution gave them a stomach that permits this to be digested , like pigs that eat food that is totally out of date and off , as again have stomach that can digest food unpalatable to other animals such as man

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Ten reasons to travel in January

The Russian Orthodox Church still uses the old Julian calendar, so Christmas celebrations take place 13 days after everyone else, on 7 January. If you're determined to celebrate the festive season twice, head there now. Picture: ALAMY

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from notonthehighstreet.com

Christmas Nativity Nesting Dolls

Nacimiento de matrioskas... precioso! I found this on www.kmfamily.es

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In Ukraine, Santa Claus is called "Grandfather Frost" (D'yed Moroz) and delivers gifts with his granddaughter, "Snowflake" (Snegurochka) || #LittlePassports #Ukraine for #kids

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Russian Christmas in gingerbread: Hello I am Cornelia from houseofkuchen in Switzerland. I made this gingerbread house for a shop display. Do you like it?

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from Style Estate

20 Cool Christmas Gifs To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year !!! St. Nicholas giving toys and food(and their families) to all the little children who had nothing

Tomte or Nisse are Gnomes that take care of the farm and home. At Christmas you MUST leave a bowl of steaming hot rice porridge for them or they will play harmless tricks on you like letting the animals out or switching the salt and sugar. God Jul means Merry Christmas in Norwegian.

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