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Are you an extreme Christmas shopper?

Most of us have just started thinking about our Christmas shopping. Others will keep their heads in the sand and find themselves rushing around the stores at the last minute. Meanwhile, the super-organised are done and dusted. We speak to the extreme shoppers.<p><b>'Waiting until Christmas Eve forces me</b> …

Xbox One v PS4: a dispatch from the console wars

Under the strip-lit, soulless shell of the Earls Court exhibition centre, a queue is forming. Towards the front of this winding mass of flesh and denim sits a small boy. A huddle of pallid and paunchy men in black T-shirts keep sneaking peeks over each other's heads towards the young prince encased …

I wasted £30,000 trying to have a baby I didn't want

Most of us have made extravagant purchases that we've regretted wasting money on. Things that seemed a good idea at the time but, down the line, left you wondering what on earth you were thinking about.<p>My highly regretted buy set me back the best part of £30,000 and now, some 18 months on, I still …

Lily Allen: 'I'm called mouthy but I'm just talking'

A year ago, if you'd been walking down Harley Street late one morning, you would have seen Lily Allen leaving a plastic surgeon's office covered in the fine black lines of a steady-handed pen. It was two years after the <i>Daily Mail</i> ran a graph charting "the ups and downs of her ever-changing figure", …

There's no point wearing a poppy if you just want to be popular

Have you noticed those special sparkly poppies that some people on television have taken to wearing instead of the normal ones? I don't know when they first cropped up – it feels like about two years ago, which usually means it's roughly 10. But only this year did it start to get on my nerves.<p>I …

The Telegraph

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

Weather

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Minecraft: how a game with no rules changed the rules of the game for ever

There is a new spot on the tourist trail in south Stockholm, for a particular kind of visitor.<p>The office of the Mojang company in Södermalm houses only 31 employees, along with a lot of leather sofas, a pool table and a fridge full of high-sugar energy drinks. But it is now a hallowed spot for …

Samsung Galaxy Gear Update Brings Full Notifications for Every App

Back in September, Samsung announced their much hyped Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which may not be it’s best-selling product and received some mixed …