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The Best Gifts for Handling Cold Snaps

So what's happened here is that it's turned cold like the Daily Express said it would back in June, and you're looking on the internet for something to fix it and make you warm. That's beyond current technology, sadly, as Elon Musk cannot yet locally direct warming heat rays from space for 99 cents (92 pence) a shot, but we do have the next best thing; items to buy that make the cold fun, or at least more bearable and doable. Read More >>

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The Best Christmas Present Ideas for Doctor Who Fans

Doctor Who's 11th series has just finished, and it looks like we all have to look forward to is a very long wait before the 12th series begins. There's the single New Year's special, but that's about it for at least a year. If you have a Who fan in your life, you can ease that pain with a well-timed Christmas present. Here are our best picks: Read More >>

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Christmas is Coming: The Best Gifts for Everyone Who Loves Game of Thrones

As Maester Aemon said, the Starks are always right eventually. Winter is pretty much here, and you know what that means: Christmas is coming. Christmas with its food, and shopping, and family arguments. Just like an episode of game of Thrones, but with less murder and more commercialism. Read More >>

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10 NSFW Christmas Presents That’d Shock Your Mum

Not everyone wants a set of socks and a box of smellies for Christmas. Sometimes your relationship is just... grosser than that. Siblings, partners, BFFs -- whoever you can tell your dirtiest jokes to, this list is for them. Read More >>

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The Best Star Wars Gifts For a Force-Filled Christmas

Star Wars is huge, with fans all over the world, and that means there are plenty of people who would just *love* to unwrap a present from a galaxy far, far away. But with a franchise as big as this it means there are plenty of things for you to choose from, ranging from Lego, to books, to robotics kits for kids. Here are our top picks, if you're still struggling to find them something. Read More >>

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10 Evil (ish) Christmas Presents For People You Hate

Got to buy a present for someone you can't stand because of office politics, family BS or just plain old obligation? We've got you. Here are 10 subtle and not-so-subtle ways to tell someone you think they're a weapons-grade turdburger. Read More >>

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What NOT To Buy A Lego Lover For Christmas

Got a Lego-loving friend or family member that you need to buy a Christmas present for? Struggling to know exactly what to buy them? Well, don’t! Your AFOL loved one – that’s “adult fan of Lego” – is super easy to please. As long as you follow these easy dos and don’ts, that is. Read More >>

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The Best Pet Tech You Need This Christmas

Pets are part of the family, which means though they might not understand what Christmas is, they still deserve an exciting treat under the tree. Some of our choices here are more for you than them, but if a chilled out owner means more cuddle time, that works for everyone. Here's our pick of the pet tech for 2018. Read More >>

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12 Great Stocking Fillers to Buy Your Favourite Geek This Christmas

Not enough people do stockings when they've grown up. Which is a shame because there's nothing as deeply thrilling as a lumpy woolly sock on the end of your bed, and that doesn't go away just because you're 30 and have a mortgage (j/k, you're 33 and have housemates and eat cereal for dinner. Just me? OK). Read More >>

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The 12 Christmas Jumpers You Need This Year

One of the best things about Christmas is choosing a new ridiculous jumper to show off at the office, the pub, or on Instagram. We've picked 12 of this year's best festive offerings, with plenty of time to order them before they all sell out. Read More >>

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The Best Lego Sets We Got in 2018

Our fondness for Lego isn't exactly a secret, and we've been keeping close tabs on all the biggest and best sets that have hit shop shelves throughout the year. Whether you like to buy from Lego, Argos, Amazon, Toys R Us, Smyths or wherever else they sell toys, 2018 has been a great year for Lego sets. There were a lot of them, many of which feel like they were released a lifetime ago, and it wasn't easy picking through them all. Still we managed, and here are all the Lego sets we felt were worthy of some special praise. Read More >>

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The Best Christmas Gifts for Trekkies, Trekkers, and All Other Star Trek Fans

We've been waiting a while for Star trek: Discovery to drop its second season, along with all the Enteprisey guest stars, for a while now, but the time has nearly arrived. With that in mind, and with Christmas on the way, there is no better than than now to buy yourself a truck-load of Final Frontier-themed goodies. From Blu-ray and DVD boxsets to Batleths, lets take a look. Read More >>

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The 20 Coolest Gadgets of 2017

Another hellish year on this mortal plane is about to come to a conclusion. Soon, hopefully, the abject mediocrity will fade and we’ll forget everything that was boring or bland. Instead, we’ll remember only the very best and the very worst. Being that this is a site ostensibly about gadgets we felt it was important to remind you of the twenty very best gadgets from this year. Hopefully you’ll remember some of them with fondness as the world grinds on. Read More >>

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Gifts for Your Soon-to-Be Ex 

As you sit around the fire, your arm lifelessly draped around the person you know you don’t want to spend the rest of your life with but who you misguidedly bought a roundtrip ticket to your parents house for Christmas, consider a painfully mediocre gift. Something that says, “I heard you repeatedly hint that you wanted that cool leather jacket, but here, have a nice pullover I bought at the airport.” Read More >>