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What to give the millionaire in your life

Caviar in a tin (Credit: Petrossia West Hollywood via Facebook)You've made it through the longest night of the year. Unless you live in the Southern Hemisphere, in which case December 21 is the longest day of the year.

Having lived in America all my life, it's hard for me to imagine Christmas as a summer holiday. But whether it's cold or hot where you live, you have only three days left to prepare for Christmas.

Let's say you're still looking for something to give to the millionaire in your life. Business Insider suggests the world's largest tin of caviar. Its creators have made only fifty of these twenty-two-pound items. Each is about the size of a tire and costs $125,000.

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Steve Harvey crowned wrong Miss Universe

Steve Harvey holds up the card showing the winners after he incorrectly announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner at the Miss Universe pageant before the pageant took it away and gave it to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, Las Vegas, December 20, 2015 (Credit: AP Photo/John Locher)Miss Colombia was celebrating her victory as Miss Universe last night when host Steve Harvey broke in: "Okay, folks, I have to apologize. The first runner-up is Colombia." It turned out, Miss Philippines was the winner. "I will take responsibility for this," Harvey said. "It was my mistake."

The news outside the pageant was far more tragic: A driver on South Las Vegas Boulevard killed a pedestrian and injured at least thirty-six others. When I saw the headline, my first thought was that terrorists were responsible. However, a police spokesman later ruled out terrorism as a motive.

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Santa Claus will travel 226 million miles next Friday

'Santa Claus feeding one of his reindeer at the Arctic Circle in Finland, November 23, 2012 (Credit: Credit: AP Image/Kaisa Siren)Santa is probably resting for his big trip a week from today. According to this morning's TIME website, he will need to travel 226 million miles to deliver presents to 675 million households.

Reindeer can't get Santa everywhere he needs to go, so his sleigh is apparently jet-propelled. Assuming he gets five miles per gallon of jet fuel, he'll need around forty-five million gallons for the evening. With jet fuel going for around $1.20 a gallon, his total fuel cost will be a little less than $54 million.

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'The Passion of the Christ' to become TV musical

'The Passion of the Christ' with Jesus potrayed by Jim Caviezel being mocked by a Roman soldier while carrying the cross (Icon Pictures)The Passion of the Christ cost $30 million to make and took in more than $370 million. Many consider it the most authentic religious movie of all time.

Now it's coming to television as a live musical. The two-hour event will air from New Orleans on March 20, 2016. Hosted and narrated by Tyler Perry, it is set in modern day and will follow Jesus from the Last Supper through his resurrection. Fox is airing the musical as the network seeks to capitalize on the success of Jesus-themed programming such as The Bible and Killing Jesus.

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LA school closing: 4 ways to face our fears

A gate to Birmingham Community Charter High School is locked with a sign stating that school is closed, after all schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second largest, were ordered closed due to an electronic threat, December 15, 2015 (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)The morning after a presidential debate, debating the winners and losers usually dominates the news cycle. Not so this morning.

Political commentators are weighing in, with opinions as numerous as the candidates. But the story everyone is talking about this morning is the bomb scare in Los Angeles. Officials sent 660,000 students home yesterday. They are returning to class today after law enforcement personnel searched school campuses and the FBI determined the threat was not credible.

Let's count the financial cost of the threat.

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