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 Santa Claus Flight Sim Is A Neon Cheer-Fest

Christmas has come and gone, but there’s still time to celebrate and spread some cheer. SantaCorps is an arcade flight sim and present delivery game by Ethan Redd all about zipping around and giving gifts. Fast and cheerful, it’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Instead of Being Your Family’s Tech Support, Be Their Teacher

Every year without fail I end up running tech support for an assortment of friends and family when I travel back home for the holidays. This year I’ve already tackled such hard-hitting questions as “Where did my Bitmoji keyboard go?” “Why are people tapping their phone on registers” and “Why is my computer doing this…Read […]

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Please Enjoy the Lifehacker Staff’s Favorite Christmas Songs

Good morning, and Merry Christmas. Most of the Lifehacker staff is off today, but before we went our separate ways, we had a fast and furious Slack session about our favorite Christmas songs, the better to compile them into one festive, rather confusing Spotify playlist.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Are Your Favorite Games To Play During The Holidays?

There was a period of time where ever December I’d start up another playthrough of Mega Man Legends. It’s not a Christmas-y game by any stretch. And it’s not something I originally got as a present either. For whatever reason it just seemed to fit, helping me take a step back and appreciate the end […]

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Make a Drinking Game for Your Family Traditions

The beautiful thing about holiday traditions is that we do them every year. The terrible thing about holiday traditions is that we do them every year. A drinking game (or non-alcoholic equivalent) can be just what you need to add a little spice—or sauce—to the annual proceedings.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Make a (Partly) Savory Christmas Breakfast to Avoid Sugar Overload

Today, as I was putting some fun-size candy into Christmas stockings, I thought to myself, Oh, when I pick up stuff for cinnamon rolls, I should get some eggnog, too, that’ll be nice. And then just the thought of that Christmas morning almost made me sick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Bourbon-y Eggnog “Latte”

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a faux eggnog latte with plenty of bourbon for sipping on Christmas morning.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Order These Digital, Non-‘Thing’ Gifts Right Now

Hey, Christmas is on Monday! The family holiday celebration is in two days and there’s exactly nothing under the tree for your niece, your mom, your brother and maybe even your own partner. Sure, you could hit the mall, but the stores are pretty picked over by now…and frankly, a lot of people don’t actually […]

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What’s the Worst Christmas Song?

What’s the worst Christmas song? We asked our Facebook fans, and over 800 of them answered. All kinds of songs got named, like “I Saw Three Ships,” “White Christmas,” “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” “Auld Lang Syne,” that Chipmunks song, and the Mannheim Steamroller oeuvre. Even the Beatles took a beating. But…Read more… Continue […]

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Find Every Piece of a Broken Ornament With This Trick

Fancy Christmas tree ornaments have a tendency to shatter into a billion little pieces of glass that can easily cut someone when they get dropped or knocked down. Don’t let that happen! When your cat, child, or clumsy family member knocks an ornament into merry oblivion, try this trick instead.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Do We Grow Out Of Going Home For The Holidays?

This year on Christmas morning, we four adult children will emerge from our various haphazard sleeping situations, my sister and I from the double bed we traditionally share, and my brothers from their makeshift beds in the unfinished basement, or perhaps one of them will have fallen asleep on the couch the night…Read more… Continue […]

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