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Don't fall for the 'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' posts you're seeing on Facebook

Sorry oenophiles: that "Secret Sister Gift Exchange" promising you a return of six or more bottles of nice wines or gifts in exchange for one of yours is a big fat holiday scam.<p>According to the viral posts, the jig goes like this: you buy one bottle of wine costing at least $15 and send it to a …

Wine

19 Gnocchi Recipes to Comfort You on Chilly Nights

When the weather is frigid, even hopping in the car for takeout isn’t an option. What you need is the comfort of easy gnocchi recipes to get you through the night without ever having to leave your house. There may be healthier comfort food options out there, but there’s nothing like a blissful bowl …

9 Snow-Covered Homes That Actually Look Like Winter Wonderlands

Santa would definitely approve.<p>'Tis the season to head indoors, deck the halls, and hibernate with friends and family. Of course, the holidays are magical no matter where you are, but we wouldn't mind being snowed in at one of these gorgeous winter homes.

A Bunch Of Squirrels Are Terrorizing A Christmas Lights Display In Toronto

Despite Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s claim in 2014 that the so-called “War on Christmas” was finally over, continued “assaults” by companies like Starbucks have given true believers plenty to chew on since. Yet what none of these cultural moderators have pointed out is the <i>real</i> danger that …

JetBlue Sale for '12 Days of Deals': Half Off Winter Packages

It's your last chance to get great deals from JetBlue's massive holiday sale.<p>Whoever wrote "it's the most wonderful time of the year" lyric clearly had it right: Not only is it the season of family, friends, and festive snacks (peppermint bark, anyone?), it's also turning into the season of airfare …

Flying

Quiz: Can You Guess The Christmas Film From Just One Screenshot?

Do you know your 'Grinch' from your 'Muppet Christmas Carol'?<p>If you think you know your Christmas movies, then prepare to put that confidence to the …

Revealed: Britain's favourite Christmas film (and you might be surprised by the result, actually)

Christmas films are a funny thing. We watch them every year, yet our excitement never falters when they come on the telly.<p>We all have our favourites, but there are some, you might think, that are simply more adored than others. Few people in the world, for instance, fail to shed a tear during Frank …

Gifts For People Who Love To Cook (Or Just Love To Eat)

Because life is too short for cursing in the kitchen.<p>Giving culinary gifts can be complicated, because hardcore home chefs typically don’t want to stuff their kitchens with any more random gadgets and doodads than they already own. And yet, kitchen tools are some of the most carefully crafted, …

How To Have A Vegan Christmas

There's a lot more to a vegan Christmas than a nut roast.<p>Veganism has soared by 350% in the past decade, with more than half a million Britons …

How to Make Earrings: Best Earring-Making Projects & Tips

<b>Dangle earrings. Hoop earrings, Paper earrings. Wire earrings. Earrings everywhere!</b><br>You can never make too many earrings, but it’s really fun to try! …

New Year's Eve Party DIY Guide

<i>Photo Credit: Thinkstock</i><p>Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Of course not! Not when you’re throwing the party of the year. …

How to Use Your Wrapping Paper Scraps to Make a Gorgeous Holiday Garland

Unless you have an incredible talent for cutting perfectly sized pieces of wrapping paper, chances are you’re creating a lot of scraps while …

Crafting

14 Scandi Decor Ideas for a Very Merry Minimalist Holiday

Scandinavians know how to make styles sing with merry minimalism, and their holiday decor is no exception. Sparkling simplicity meets chic sophistication with these Scandi decor ideas, and nests far and wide are all a little better for it. Expect to find stunning silhouettes, playful patterns and a …

‘Tis the Season for Chatting: Join the Holiday Central Twitter Chat

Between the gifts, the decorating, the cooking, and everything else the holidays entail, December can feel like a marathon—something to be endured rather than enjoyed. To make your life a little easier, the Flipboard team is lovingly curating Holiday Central, a destination for inspiring stories …

Social Media

What to Give the Classic Music Lover in Your Life This Holiday Season

9 essential box sets—and a whole lot more.<p>Holiday gift-giving can be simple, especially if you have a music lover on your list. That’s right, we’re here to help you tell the difference between an archival gem and a cash grab. Just bookmark this page (or even better, just click away on the links …

David Bowie

This Easy, No-Bake Gingerbread Cheesecake Will Be the Hit of Your Next Holiday Party

The holidays bring out some of our favorite desserts, and we're going to tackle this festive, no-bake gingerbread cheesecake. It's for any busy hostess planning a Winter party or for simply enjoying while sitting by the fireplace with your loved ones. We've teamed up with Sara Lynn from The …

10 US Towns That Take Christmas to Another Level

You don’t need to celebrate Christmas to appreciate the decorations, yummy treats and holiday spirit that the season brings. From jaw-dropping light displays and Insta-worthy scenes to colorful Christmas trees (purple and pink trees? Yes please!) and super creative gingerbread houses, towns across …

6 Tom-and-Gisele-approved recipes that are perfect for any holiday party

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are known for their intense—and near perfect—eating habits. And considering that even their vacation diets stick to a …

Obama To Spend Final Christmas As President In Hawaii

Aloha, POTUS.<p>President Barack Obama and his family are set to escape Washington and head for Honolulu on Friday for their final holiday vacation as first family, the White House confirmed.<p>During their time in the White House, the Obamas have spent every Christmas on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, …

Big Island (Hawaii)

How Dangerous Are Christmas Movies' Most Famous Injuries?

Can you really shoot your eye out?<p>When you think about it, <i>Home Alone</i> is about a sadistic little shit who tortures two petty cat burglars. He subjects them to some pretty horrifying atrocities—he bludgeons them, he electrocutes them, he trips them, he punctures them, he burns them. In <i>A Christmas</i> …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

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12 books every investor should read

There are countless varieties of investments from stocks, bonds, options, real estate, commodities, peer-to-peer lending and many more. In contrast with committing money to an insured bank savings account, investing typically involves trading additional risk for the opportunity for greater …

The Best Building Muscle Steps to Improves your Appearance.

You know that building muscle improves your appearance and daily function. A stronger, leaner body enhances your athletic performance, potentially …

Artist's Meticulously Detailed Paintings Play with Perceptions of Size

Using canvases of all different dimensions, artist Michael Zavros is able to paint incredibly meticulous works of art. From paintings that can be held in the palm of your hand to those that are larger than the average human being, Zavros has tackled it all. But no matter what the artwork's size is, …

Digital Art

Pic of the Day - Art Collector by Scott Davidson

Home / ArtPic of the Day – Art Collector by Scott Davidson<p>Pic of the Day – Art Collector by Scott Davidson<p>By Eugene Kim on September 8, 2009<p>A spectacular 3D piece by UK-based artist Scott Davidson that took him roughly 20 hours to create using CS4. The realism in this piece is quite …

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7 Packaged Foods That Nutritionists Actually Want You to Eat

7 Packaged Foods That Nutritionists Actually Want You to EatSealed cartons of Total Greek yoghurt sit in shipping trays after manufacture at the Fage …

Nutrition

How to Officially Register Your Photographs with the US Copyright Office

When your finger presses down on a camera’s shutter button and captures a photograph, that photo is instantly copyrighted with you as the rightful …

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