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Groupon Now Provides ‘Grouponvelope’ For Holiday Gifts Groupon Now Provides ‘Grouponvelope’ For Holiday Gifts

Groupon announced the launch of two new holiday gifting features for local businesses: the Grouponvelope and the digital gift voucher. “We’re giving local merchants who do not have a gift card program the ability to reach millions of customers looking …

Netflix Releases ‘Fireplace For Your Home’ Trailer (Another Chromecast Yule Log Option) Netflix Releases ‘Fireplace For Your Home’ Trailer (Another Chromecast Yule Log Option)

As previously reported, Google has launched a new YouTube video fireplace for Chromecast users. Netflix has actually had fireplace video content since 2010, and with Chromecast support, users of Google’s streaming device will have another option. Netflix has now released …

Christmas Cards Are Just as Popular as Ever Christmas Cards Are Just as Popular as Ever
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In the booming age of technology, it’s nice to see that one holiday tradition remains just as strong as ever, sending Christmas cards to friends and family. What’s even more unbelievable is that we still predominately send those cards in …

Rare Christmas Card Sells for $6,800

An 1843 Christmas card reading “A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You” sold for roughly $6,800 on Saturday at auction. An anonymous bidder paid £4,200 for the greeting card, equal to $6,846, at British auction house Henry …

Free Shipping Day: Get Holiday Purchases Shipped for Free on Wednesday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be over, but there are still some good deals to be had if you’re just wrapping up your holiday shopping. If free shipping sounds like a good deal to you, then you’ll want to …

Denise Richards is Slammed by Charlie Sheen
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So, what do you do when you’re ticked off at your ex regarding holiday arrangements with the kids? Take the issue to Twitter, of course. According to gossip site TMZ, Charlie Sheen is furious with ex-wife Denise Richards for canceling …

Time Warner’s Yule Log Is Back, But Has Some Chromecast Competition This Year Time Warner’s Yule Log Is Back, But Has Some Chromecast Competition This Year

On Friday, we told you about Google’s YouTube Fireplace for Chromecast. It’s essentially an hour-long video of a fireplace burning with a dog sitting in a chair. Simple, but people seem to like it. Well, if you’re a Time Warner …

Duck Dynasty Christmas Special Brings in the Viewers
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Judging from the number of viewers the Duck Dynasty Christmas special had, it seems like a lot of folks were glad to get their bearded men fix. The Christmas special–which came after a seven-week wait from the last episode–reeled in …

Last Minute Gifts for the Frugal Holiday Shopper

Christmas is fast approaching and I’m sure a lot of you didn’t take advantage of the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping craze. Hey, I understand that things happen and you couldn’t find the time or money to go holiday shopping. …

Google Gives Chromecast Users A Fireplace For The Holidays Google Gives Chromecast Users A Fireplace For The Holidays

‘Tis the season. Google has introduced the YouTube Fireplace for Chromecast, which it calls “the easiest way to get the fire going this holiday season.” Yep, it’s just an hour-long video of a fire burning in a fireplace. There’s also …

Google+ App Update Adds Snow To Your Photos Google+ App Update Adds Snow To Your Photos
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Google is treating Google+ users to some holiday fun with the latest app update for Android. You can bring up any photo in Google+ and shake your device to make it snow. A second shake will let you share the …

Mariah Carey Taking Over NBC For The Holidays

It looks like all NBCUniversal wants for Christmas is Mariah Carey. Starting on Wednesday, December 11 the singer will be taking over NBC for 12 days, which has accurately been dubbed “Mariah Carey’s 12 Days of Christmas.” On different days …

Cough Remedies to Help You Through the Holidays

It’s that time of year and we aren’t just talking about the holidays. It is now cold and flu season, which could certainly put a damper on any holiday festivities you have planned. If you do come down with a …

Cruise Deals: Find a Cheap Cruise for the Holidays Cruise Deals: Find a Cheap Cruise for the Holidays
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If you’re looking for a cruise deal, you should have no problem finding a cheap cruise for the holidays. Whether you want to give the gift of a cruise to a loved one or purchase it as a gift for …

Cannibal Sandwiches Are Slammed by Health Officials

After a Wisconsin holiday tradition of eating “cannibal sandwiches” was linked to an E. coli outbreak last year, health officials are begging people to refrain from eating the sandwiches. Before you get too grossed out, the cannibal sandwiches are made …

PayPal Opens Online Store For Digital Gift Cards PayPal Opens Online Store For Digital Gift Cards

PayPal announced the launch of its new Digital Gifts store, which is a destination where people can purchase digital gift cards from a variety of merchants. For now, there are only iTunes gift cards from Apple, but PayPal says it …

Tree Topper Watches Family For 34 Years In New Netflix Ad Tree Topper Watches Family For 34 Years In New Netflix Ad
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Netflix has a new ad out called “Holiday Tree Topper,” in which a figure (possibly Mrs. Claus) that sits on top of a Christmas tree watches over a family for 34 years. Some Griswold-like antics occur throughout that time, but …

Forest Whitaker, Angela Basset Talk About Their Roles in Black Nativity

Fox Searchlight is calling its musical movie adaptation Black Nativity “the film of the season,” and stars Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett have been giving interviews as they promote the film, which released Wednesday. Black Nativity is based on Langston …

Cyber Monday Ads Could Lead Shoppers to Thieves Cyber Monday Ads Could Lead Shoppers to Thieves
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You’ve seen them everywhere on the internet. Cyber Monday Ads telling consumers where to shop and how much they are going to save. But there’s not always a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Hackers, scammers and …

Advent Calendars History & Creative Ideas

Advent calendars have been a Christmas tradition, for families all over the world, for over 150 years. Although, the original calendars did not hold the tiny chocolates, that we are all now accustomed to, there purpose remained to count down …

Turkey Pardon: White House Turkey Duel Shocks the Internet

In a move that might have caused more complaints than the ObamaCare website, the White House announced a competition between two turkeys for the title of National Thanksgiving Turkey. This doesn’t sound bad until you remember that the National Thanksgiving …