Christmas

These festive robots decorate trees, play an orchestra, at Bloomingdale’s flagship NY store — Strictly Robots

These festive robots decorate trees, play an orchestra, at Bloomingdale's flagship NY store — Strictly Robots

New York department store, Bloomingdale’s, has teamed up with ABB Robotics and robot animator Andy Flessas, to create the unique robotics holiday display, in a bid to “enhance the future retail experience.” Read more…

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If the holidays suck for you, head to the nicest place on the internet

If the holidays suck for you, head to the nicest place on the internet

This is a wonderful time of the year, where friends and family gather in love and harmony — in theory.

Unfortunately, not everyone is able to embrace the holiday spirit. 

For reasons ranging from familial fallings-out, to a lack of available friends, to having no living relatives, to simply having to work over the holidays, many people the world over will be spending Christmas alone. Meanwhile, many others will spend the day surrounded by people but wishing they were by themselves instead.

The holidays can be a trying time for everyone, so English comedian Sarah Millican came up with an initiative to help people make it through. In 2010 she started the #joinin hashtag on Twitter, aimed at bringing tidings of comfort and joy to anyone struggling through this time of year. Read more…

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Crunch Report | Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down iPhones

Apple apologizes for slowing down iPhones, humans spent $200 million on apps this Christmas and Google retires the Pixel C tablet. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

3 Ways to Make a Great Cheesecake

3 Ways to Make Cheesecake

There are lots of ways to make a great cheesecake — not all recipes require the dreaded water bath or other fussy steps!

We’ve rounded up three of our favorite ways to make cheesecake: classic (with a water bath!), no-bake, and a pressure cooker version. They’re all accessible, they all work, and none of them will make you cry.

No need for fearful tears here. Cheesecake should make you smile.

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This pic of the White House decked out for Christmas looks like hell on Earth

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Goodbye, Thanksgiving. Hello, Christmas. 

The official war for Christmas has begun in the Trump White House as the administration unveiled a sneak peek at its decorations for the holiday season. 

We’re living in dark times, folks.

The holidays are upon us!! Right now: flotus is seeing to every last detail here at the @WhiteHouse pic.twitter.com/TglHYDVUx1

— Stephanie Grisham (@StephGrisham45) November 27, 2017

On Sunday, Stephanie Grisham, the White House director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, tweeted this nightmarish scene from inside the White House, as she was putting finishing touches on the decorations. Bunches of dead trees illuminated only from the bottom cast a horrifying shadow on the hallway’s ceiling, leading to a lonely Christmas tree at the end. Read more…

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10 Easy Appetizers for Your Holiday Party

Holiday Appetizers

The holidays are upon us! Drinks, parties, ugly sweaters, and best of all, FOOD! So much glorious food!

It’s time to don your gay apparel and show up to that party in style. And don’t forget your appetizer!

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