science
Reminder: Blue Monday Isn’t Real

Today is so-called 'Blue Monday,' allegedly the most miserable day of the year. Sure, it's cold and we're all poor from Christmas, but we don't need made-up reasons to be grumpy alongside the real ones. Read More >>

opinion
Home DNA Tests Are Not the Devil

Every holiday, and on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and Random Discount Wednesday and Oh God Buy Stuff The High Street Is Dying Thursday, a load of miserable Opinions-For-Hire types churn out diatribes about why you absolutely should not buy anyone, including yourself, a DNA test – in the sales or otherwise. And I'm here to tell you why they're wrong. Read More >>

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OnePlus Announces Optimised Charging

OnePlus has been working on a vexing smartphone problem: reduced battery performance over time. Read More >>

samsung
The Samsung Galaxy Home Mini Speaker Might Finally Be Arriving

We've been waiting a heck of a long time for the Samsung Galaxy Home Mini, and even longer for the larger version. But at last, it seems like we have a vague release window for the smaller of the Bixby-powered devices – even if we've been let down before. Read More >>

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There’s a Big Yellow Slide for Grown-Ups at Selfridges London

Alright, the focus of this story is probably supposed to be the fact that there's a new café in Selfridges hiring ex-offenders and promoting sustainability. Read More >>

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CES 2020: Robot Cat Aims to Replace Human Waiters

To the delight of introverts everywhere, a robot cat waiter has debuted at CES, meaning we could soon see the end of awkward small talk and obsequious tip-baiting from human serving staff. Read More >>

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CES 2020: Purring Robot Cat Cushion Gets a Tiny Sibling

Emotional support animals aren't yet much of a thing in the UK, which means sadly you can't drag a recalcitrant cat out to the shops with you, yowling and clawing, while you pick up some food for its ungrateful bum. Read More >>

food
Aldi Releases Vegan Ready Meals for Veganuary

Are you interested in going vegan, but also quite lazy? Well, Aldi has you covered with its new range of vegan ready meals, available in stores from today. Read More >>

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O2 Now Has 20 UK Places on 5G

O2 promised it'd have 20 places in the UK connected to 5G by the end of 2019, and it did -- just. Read More >>

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Pixel 4a Renders Show Holepunch Camera on the Front, Only One on the Back

New images of Google's upcoming Pixel 4a handset have emerged, and it might be bad news for people who plumped for the OG Pixel 4. Read More >>

food
KFC’s Vegan Burger is Coming to a Branch Near You

Veganuary is big business these days, and more and more of us are sticking to plant-based food the rest of the year as well. Read More >>

samsung
Hands-on Photos of the Galaxy Note 10 Lite Have Leaked

We knew we were likely going to get a Lite version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 at CES this year, and in fact a full specs list plus official photos had already leaked. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Takes Most-Torrented TV for 7th Year Running

Seven hells! Game of Thrones was once again the most-pirated title on TV in 2019, with millions of downloads a week and, impressively, causing an uptick in piracy in general. Read More >>

Shopping List
10 Christmas Presents You Can Still Buy At The Very Last Minute

Christmas is on the 25th of December every single year, yet somehow, some years it just slips your mind. Or an unexpected relative turns up. Or someone buys you a really badass present and you shamefully realise you haven't got them anything. Read More >>