Holidays
Scuba-diving Santa brings holiday cheer to fish, museumgoers  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to feed some fish in San Francisco. more
40 weirdest holiday gifts of 2018 - CNET  CNET · 7 hours
Need help with your holiday shopping? This might help. more
The NES and SNES Classic consoles won't last long after the holidays  Windows Central · 14 hours
Remember when the Nintendo NES Classic and SNES Classic retro gaming consoles first released and you had to fight the denizens of the Internet... more
Never get lost in the dark with SureFire's $38 G2X tough LED flashlight  Windows Central · 17 hours
This sale was a bright idea. The SureFire G2X tough Nitrolon LED flashlight is down to $37.79 on Amazon. This flashlight usually... more
Last-minute shoppers earn free shipping at Amazon through December 18  Windows Central · 18 hours
Non-Prime customers can score free shipping on all orders. These days, retailers like Amazon and Best Buy offer free shipping during the holidays on all orders without requiring... more
Video: Should Santa wear a flame-retardant suit?  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Saint Nick faces a host of hazards during the holiday season, from the calories in cookies to the dying embers in your fireplace. more
Amazon extends free shipping until Dec 18, announces Christmas Eve delivery in select markets  TechCrunch · 21 hours
Amazon will again enable procrastinators to hold off on completing their Christmas shopping until the last minute. The company today... more
Amazon extends free holiday shipping through December 18th  THE VERGE · 21 hours
Amazon’s free holiday shipping promotion, which removes the minimum $25 purchase requirement for non-Prime members, has been extended until December... more
Samsung refreshes its S Pen-packing convertible PC  TechCrunch · 22 hours
Welcome, friends, to the consumer electronics dead zone. It’s that increasingly brief window between the last of the pre-holiday releases and the CES deluge. It’s rarely home to genuinely exciting announcements, but when you’re... more
'Holiday Savings With Apple Pay' Promotion Expands to Additional Stores  MacRumors · 23 hours
Apple today expanded its "Holiday Savings with Apple Pay" promotion to seven additional stores through December... more
We have a Christmas comet: How to spot interplanetary comet 46P/Wirtanen  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
We're in for a pre-Christmas treat this weekend, as the cosmos entertains us with two equally exciting gifts: the Geminid meteor shower and the interplanetary comet... more
Amazon extends free shipping offer to items purchased by Dec. 18 - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Amazon Prime customers in some cities will also be able to get free same-day delivery up until midnight on Christmas Eve. more
Study describes mechanism that makes people more vulnerable to hunger-causing stimuli  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. more
Belt out some Christmas carols with the Sonos Play:5 speaker for $459  Windows Central · 2 days
Listen closely. Amazon is offering the Sonos Play:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for $459 right now. This almost always sells for $499, and we... more
2-wheelin' with a tree: Cyclists put spin on Christmas tradition  CBC · 2 days
A Vancouver architectural designer is crowdsourcing images from around the world of cyclists who use their... more
Finish up your holiday shopping with these great last-minute deals  Windows Central · 2 days
The holidays are here, and shipping deadlines are already starting to close in. We get it, you like to procrastinate and push things off until tomorrow, but one... more
Best holiday gifts for under $50 - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Looking for a tech bargain this holiday season? Here are some of the top tech deals for less than $50. more
CordCutters Podcast Episode 7: Hot Hot Hardware  Windows Central · 2 days
You have questions. We have answers. Just in time for the holiday season, we're back to answer some burning questions. Like: Should you buy the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K? Or the Fire TV... more
Gut hormone increases response to food  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. One factor in this hunger response is a hormone found in the stomach that... more
A Gift from the Cosmos: Watch Comet 46P/Wirtanen's Holiday Visit Live Online  SPACE.COM · 2 days
If holiday travel seems daunting, keep in mind that Comet 46P/Wirtanen traveled all the way from Jupiter's orbit to visit this season. more
Online ads spoil Christmas surprises, raising privacy concerns  CBC · 2 days
Social media users say they're being burned by online advertisements spoiling "surprise" gifts by popping up in front of the... more
Marketing: Putting a price on reputation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
As Christmas shopping gets into full swing, new research reveals how reputation influences our purchasing decisions and the price we are willing to pay relative to other product features. more
Diamonds are forever – whether made in a lab or mined from the Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
It's diamond season. Almost 40 percent of American engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day, with Christmas the most popular... more
Download this free Microsoft Office alternative, help charity - CNET  CNET · 2 days
For a limited time, SoftMaker will donate 10 cents to charity for every FreeOffice download. It's available for Windows, Linux and Mac. Plus: The last good Nintendo Switch... more
NASA's OSIRIS-REx Prepares for New Year's Eve Date with Asteroid Bennu  SPACE.COM · 2 days
2018 has been quite a year for spaceflight, but it's not over yet, and the OSIRIS-REx mission has one more major task to accomplish before the... more
Apple Offering Discounts on HomePod to Apple Music Subscribers  MacRumors · 2 days
Apple this morning began offering promo codes to Apple Music subscribers that allow them to buy a HomePod... more
Apple offering discounts on HomePod to Apple Music subscribers as holiday promotion  9to5Mac · 2 days
Apple is currently sending out emails to Apple Music subscribers with promo codes to buy a brand new HomePod with a significant discount. So... more
Bedfont donates reverse advent calendar for homeless people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Christmas is the time for giving, and that’s exactly what the Kent-based company decided to do this year with their reverse advent calendar. more
Study reveals role of brain mechanism in memory recall  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Whether it's the pleasant experience of returning to one's childhood home over the holidays or the unease of revisiting a site that proved unpleasant, we often find that when we... more
Simple measures to prevent weight gain over Christmas  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Christmas time is usually a time of indulgence that leads to unwanted weight gain. A new study has shown that if simple weight loss tips are followed and individuals weigh themselves regularly... more
Gift Guide: the 17 best board games for holiday family fun  TechCrunch · 3 days
Ah, holiday board gaming. A roaring fire. A glass of nog. And a raging debate over whether the blue guy was next to the red square... more
Gift Guide: the 16 best board games for holiday family fun  TechCrunch · 3 days
Ah, holiday board gaming. A roaring fire. A glass of nog. And a raging debate over whether the blue guy was next to the red square... more
See a hyperactive Christmas comet zip through space - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Comet 46P/Wirtanen is closing in on an Earth flyby and a telescope captured the action. more
Warming regards  ESA · 3 days
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Lake Dukan sends holiday greetings and a new year warning more
Improve your cooking skills with Amazon's 12 Days of Deals promo  Windows Central · 3 days
From blenders to the popular Instant Pot, you won't want to miss out. Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, the holiday shopping... more
WATCH: What to know about the new strategy to prevent holiday overeating  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Nutritionist Maya Feller breaks down what to know about a new study that explains a way to avoid gaining extra weight over the holidays. more
The richer the reward, the faster you'll likely move to reach it  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
If you are wondering how long you personally are willing to stand in line to buy that hot new holiday gift, scientists say the... more
10 delicious holiday Instant Pot recipes - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Make cooking for the holidays easier with these 10 Instant Pot recipe ideas. more
These Simple Tips May Prevent Holiday Weight Gain, Study Suggests  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Some simple tips, including weighing yourself regularly, can help prevent holiday weight gain, a new study finds. more
Medical News Today: Doctors love golf: Fact or fiction?  MNT · 3 days
In this year's Christmas special from The BMJ, researchers address an age-old question: Is it true that our physicians are avid golfers? more
Conquer impending New Year's resolutions with up to $50 off a Fitbit  Windows Central · 4 days
Step to it. Getting healthier is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. Here's another statistic: 80% of resolutions fail by February. One... more
Google’s search data shows YouTube’s influence over this season’s hottest toys  TechCrunch · 4 days
If there was any doubt about YouTube’s power to influence children, look no further than this year’s list of the hottest holiday toys, based on Google... more
How to protect your packages from theft this holiday - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Here's how to keep an eye on deliveries, even when you're away from home. more
All the holiday shipping deadlines you need to know - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Keep these dates in mind if you want your packages to arrive before Christmas Day. more
‘Green Monday’ brings back some great Black Friday deals  THE VERGE · 4 days
Black Friday and Cyber Monday were the best times to find deals on pretty much anything on your... more
CNET Book Club: Holiday 2018 gift guide special - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Find a great gift idea with these books that are only available, or only really work, in physical dead-tree form, from a lavishly illustrated history of Dungeons and... more
Electronics for everyone are on sale thanks to Amazon's 12 Days of Deals  Windows Central · 4 days
From networking gear to wireless chargers, there's something for everyone here! Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, the... more
WATCH: Don't eat raw cookie dough: CDC  ABC NEWS · 4 days
With the holidays upon us, the CDC has a warning for cookie dough lovers. more
Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Japanese prosecutors Monday formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas... more
9to5Rewards: Win Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro from ZUGU CASE [Giveaway]  9to5Mac · 5 days
In case you missed the announcement last week, we’ve teamed up with our sponsor ZUGU CASE to give readers... more
The $139 Kindle Paperwhite bundle comes with headphones and Audible  Windows Central · 5 days
If you're looking to get me a Christmas present... Grab the newest generation Kindle Paperwhite, some over-ear Bluetooth headphones, and a three-month free trial to Audible in a... more
SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out. more
Headphones, speakers and converters: Audiophiliac’s 2018 holiday gift guide - CNET  CNET · 6 days
This year’s holiday gift guide runs the gamut from speakers, headphones, digital converters, books and music. more
9to5Mac Gift Guide: iPad picks — accessories to complement your new computer  9to5Mac · 6 days
Apple announced its latest generation iPad Pro just under a month ago now. And with it came some important changes such as the addition... more
The Audiophiliac’s 2018 holiday gift guide - CNET  CNET · 6 days
This year’s holiday gift guide runs the gamut from speakers, headphones, digital converters, books, and music. more
Ho, ho, ho -- don't eat raw cookie dough: CDC  ABC NEWS · 6 days
With the holidays upon us, the CDC has a warning for cookie dough lovers. more
Score an extra controller with this $250 Xbox One S 1TB Fortnite bundle  Windows Central · 6 days
Get your game on. Best Buy is offering a $50 discount on the Fortnite Xbox One S 1TB console bundle today, but... more
SpaceX Dragon Delivers Cargo (and Christmas Treats) to Space Station  SPACE.COM · 6 days
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made a special delivery at the International Space Station Saturday (Dec. 8) just in time for the holidays. more
SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station  CBC · 6 days
A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a... more
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Both Satan and Santa visit in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina holiday trailer - CNET
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A VR-theater mashup of A Christmas Carol that jolted a shriek out of me - CNET
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9to5Mac Gift Guide: Smart Home picks – Siri and Alexa voice control, mesh Wi-Fi, NAS, more
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Anna and the Apocalypse is everything the words “Scottish Christmas zombie musical” imply
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Your holiday self-care guide: Don't be holiday humbug to yourself this season
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Hot Pot Panic could help you train for your holiday meal conversations
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New bendable smartphone technology could use monitoring to save patients' lives
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