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How to Get Rid of Your Unwanted Christmas Gifts

I know, I know. It sounds horribly ungrateful that anybody would even consider selling the Christmas presents that their friends and family painstakingly picked out for them, (probably) went through the effort of queuing in a crowded shop for, and spent their hard-earned money on. But the fact is most of us have already got enough crap in our lives. We don't need even more useless stuff cluttering our homes. We really appreciate cousin Fred's thoughts, but that Abba LP is never going to get played, and sorry Aunt Gertrude, those bright pink Crocs are never going to see light of day. Read More >>

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Loads Of People Want Tech For Christmas, Reveals Tech Brand

A groundbreaking study by streaming tech manufacturer Roku has revealed that lots of people are hoping to receive tech products this Christmas. Read More >>

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The Best Gifts for the Outdoors Type

The way the internet works at the moment seems to be that we write things based on precognition concepts of what you might be thinking, or are perhaps about to think and look for online. Therefore, here are some ideas for Christmas presents for anyone searching the internet for gifts for people whose personality is "I Go Outside Often Even If The Forecast Isn't Great." Read More >>

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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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Gifts Your Parents Would Never Buy the Ten-Year-Old You

Every kid knows the best way to get almost every item on your Christmas list is to include one outlandish, obscenely-expensive item your parents will never go for. Out of guilt, they’ll happily deliver everything else on your list. But you’re an adult now, with a job and disposable income, so why not finally treat yourself to those top-tier items your parents would have scoffed at? Read More >>

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A Packable Adventure Backpack That Can Comfortably Carry Loads of Weight

A couple of years ago Matador first crossed our radar with a giant tear-proof emergency blanket that folded smaller than a wallet. Since then the company has introduced countless other collapsible products that make packing for a trip much easier, but its new Beast 28 adventure backpack is easily its most impressive feat of engineering. Read More >>

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How Big is Mark Zuckerberg’s Carry-On Bag?

Mark Zuckerberg likes to give. He gave us Facebook. He gave us the hoodie as a work uniform. He gave us his mop dog. Read More >>

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Immortalise Yourself as a Sexy, Creepy, Near-Naked Doll With Nudee

Thank you Firebox, for bringing this into my life. The gift company has truly outdone itself with Nudee, which allows you to order a near-naked, 3D-printed model of yourself. The perfect gift for the grandparents, or boss, or... dog. Read More >>

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Study Shows Material Things Can Bring Happiness

Over the past several years, a number of surveys have come out extolling the benefit of experiential goods versus material goods. But those studies may have missed something crucial, according to a new study by Canadian psychologists. Read More >>

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Gizmodo’s Gift Guide for Ourselves

What's that you say, Santa? You've enjoyed the last 12 months of Gizmodo so much that you want to treat its writers to a special gift or too? How kind! Read More >>

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Christmas Stocking Fillers for Geeks: Superman to Super Mario and Everything In Between

What do you get the geek who has everything? More, that's what. There's always more merch. A Darth Vader bath duck, a Captain Kirk lunchbox, a Cthulhu rucksack. To call to mind that cinematic great (ahem) Field of Dreams, "If you build it, they will come." Similarly, if you slap a Star Wars logo on it, they will buy it. Read More >>

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Eight Gifts That Will Take a Music Fan to Their Happy Place

Is there a hardcore music fan you need to unload some holiday cheer at? Don’t buy them music! Mistake! Buy them gear to help them enjoy the music they already have. Read More >>

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Valentine’s Day: A Last Minute Guide on Not Spending it With Your Hand

We know, we know -- it's a scam. Overpriced cards, watered down champagne, puke-worthy twee stuff everywhere. But there's no avoiding it -- Valentine's Day is every bit the money-grabbing institution. And, sadly, it's one that half the country seems to have bought into. So, in an attempt to play nice and avoid dying a lonely, bitter husk, you've got to take part. Read More >>