As with many Christmas traditions, the Pagans were responsible for the placing of mistletoe over the festive period.
They believed it had the power to give life and fertility to those who stood beneath it. It was also said to have been used in Pagan weddings.
The Scandanavians believe it stands for a truce between waring parties and that it is an emblem of Christian love and affection.
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Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
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Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
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A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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