A Computer Error Let Every American Airlines Pilot Take Christmas Off

Travelling over Christmas is already a nightmare, but for people flying American Airlines during the last two weeks in December, things may have just gotten a whole lot worse. Read More >>

Watching a Helicopter Whip Carry Christmas Trees Gets Me in the Holiday Spirit

Some people get excited for the holidays when decorations are getting put up, lights are getting smattered over houses, and cheery music is all over the radio. I get excited for the holidays by watching bad ass helicopters fly in crazy gnarly patterns to transport Christmas trees. It’s like those arcade claw machines but with a freaking chopper. Read More >>

Three Has Saved Customers £1.3 Billion in Roaming Fees

It's been just over two years since Three launched it's 'Feel at Home' roaming scheme, and in that time the network has revealed that it's saved customers a grand total of £1.3 billion pounds. Read More >>

Take the Family on an 8-Night Holiday in Portugal With Your “£93 Per Person” Deal of the Day

Portugal! Famed for nice weather, footballing celebrities, Madeira cake, port and being near Spain; it is a fine place to go on holiday and marvel at the fact that the shops sell Lays crisps rather than Walkers. What are they? Barbarians or something? Read More >>

Jet-Off to Kenya for £479pp With Your “Sun, Sand and Safari” Deal of the Day

Do you like going on holiday but are sick of Europe? If so, and you like trying to sleep in stifling heat, sweating all the suntan oil out of your skin on white bedsheets that have been tucked in so forcibly that you dislocate your shoulder trying to loosen them? Read More >>

Watch This Mistletoe Drone Launch Surprise Kiss Attacks

Nothing says Christmas cheer like an unmanned aerial vehicle! In San Francisco's Union Square, a drone decked out in tinsel and armed with mistletoe did some low-flying rounds over the heads of jolly folks, who were positively delighted at the excuse to engage in a little festive PDA. Ho! Ho! Ho! Read More >>

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5 Ways to Pack Your Suitcase Way More Efficiently

Doesn't matter if you're going away for a few nights or a fortnight, there's no need to carry more matched luggage than Princess Vespa. With a bit of planning and these simple storage techniques, you'll be able to pack your holiday's worth of gear into a standard carry-on. Read More >>

Your Ugly Christmas Sweater Just Went Digital

Mark Rober has been wowing us for three of years now with his innovative, high-tech Halloween costumes. In fact, he got so good at it that he quit his job at NASA to devote himself to "Digital Dudz" full-time. Now he's applied the cyber-clothing concept to the perennial holiday favourite, the ugly Christmas sweater, and oh man, it's kind of awesome. Read More >>

This Blinding 502,165 Christmas Light Display is in Someone’s Home

Ready for a big number? 502,165. That's the number of LED lights the family of David and Janean Richards in Canberra, Australia has decked its home in order to clinch the 2013 Guinness World Record for most Christmas lights in one display. Whoa. Read More >>

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How to Hang a Kickass Christmas Lights Setup

You want your house to be lit up brighter than Clark Griswold's in Christmas Vacation. But you've got problems to solve, beyond just the aesthetic challenge. How can you make sure you don't take a three-story dive off a slippery eave? And how much power are a few thousand metres of lights gonna require? Read More >>

Raw Beef Bouquet: How to Land a Meat-Lover Lover

A box of chocolates? Yeah, that might be fine for omnivores, but what about that special carnivorous someone? How's about a dozen beef sirloin roses from this butcher in Gloucestershire? Nothing says "Let's get carnal!" like a bouquet of carnage. [Hungree via Design You Trust] Read More >>

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The Sweet Grapefruit That Gets You Drunk

Some people don't like grapefruit because they're too bitter. Some don't like them because they don't get you drunk. Lucky them: This recipe solves both of those problems. Just the thing for a chilly winter evening (or morning). Read More >>

Where Christmas Lights Go to Die

Welcome to Shijiao. It's a bustling town in China that just so happens to be the unofficial capital of dead and unwanted Christmas lights. According to The Atlantic, 20 million pounds of old Christmas lights make it through Shijao every year. What the heck for? Read More >>

How Christmas Tree Lights Evolved from Major to Mild Fire Hazard

Before our Christmas tree lighting needs were taken care of with £20 and a trip to Argos, creating the atmosphere meant placing candles—wax towers topped with fire—onto seasonal kindling. Think it's frightening now when your dog tugs a branch? Just imagine your living room bursting into flames for the sake of Christmas cheer. Read More >>