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2014 holiday gift guide: Fun for fitness

Dec 19, 14 2014 holiday gift guide: Fun for fitness

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

If you're buying for someone who'd rather spend an afternoon working circuits at the gym than working the remote through a "House of Cards" marathon, we've found some fun gifts and stocking stuffers that may make your shopping a little easier. All are available online and most can be found at local stores.

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Santa baby, slip a can of Slim-Fast under the tree, for me

Dec 19, 14 Santa baby, slip a can of Slim-Fast under the tree, for me

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Okay, let's see here. Stress and a full schedule. Check. 942 emails, unread. Check. Dull headache about to blossom in to a migraine. Check. Left over treats from the latest of several holiday gatherings that began at Thanksgiving. Hmmm. Clothes that looked cuter and fit better three months ago, now shoved to the back of the closet. Darn it. Forgiving, fat pants moved to front and center. Sigh. What is going on here?

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NJ Tech Whiz Hosts Hanukka ‘Hackathon’

Dec 18, 14 NJ Tech Whiz Hosts Hanukka ‘Hackathon’

Posted by in Seasonal, Technology

Zach Feldman, who grew up in a Conservative Jewish home in Scotch Plains, is a computer coding whiz. He is also a cofounder and currently chief academic officer of the New York Code + Design Academy, in lower Manhattan. Putting all that together, Feldman found himself hosting a 25-hour marathon of software and hardware development linked to Hanukka.

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The Gift Card Conundrum: Specific Or Versatile?

Dec 17, 14 The Gift Card Conundrum: Specific Or Versatile?

Posted by in Lifestyle, Science, Seasonal

As the holidays come closer, many of us are seeking out those perfect Christmas presents for our loved ones. It may be the thought that counts, but sometimes that thought takes more effort than we realize, which is why some use that thought and decide to buy their loved ones the perfect gift in the form of the gift card. A gift card from a person’s favorite place to shop seems like it would be a great compromise, but is it really?

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Google’s ‘Year In Search’ Reveals Top Trending Stories

Dec 17, 14 Google’s ‘Year In Search’ Reveals Top Trending Stories

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What would we do without Google? It’s become a regular part of our day and even a verb — when you don’t know something, just Google it. In 2014, the world typed in trillions of searches for every question and curiosity they could think up. Google just released its annual trends report, revealing what people around the world were typing this year.

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Weirdo Christmas Customs To Avoid

Dec 16, 14 Weirdo Christmas Customs To Avoid

Posted by in An English Angle, Lifestyle, Seasonal

There’s something about Christmas that makes people skip a groove or two. Normally staid and calm individuals seem to lose it and do weird and not so wonderful things. With the news from the Associated Press that a brewery in western New York has built its very own Christmas tree using hundreds of beer kegs, we thought redOrbit should bring you a couple of the world’s wackiest Christmas aberrations.

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Great Christmas Gifts For Gadget Lovers

Dec 15, 14 Great Christmas Gifts For Gadget Lovers

Posted by in Seasonal, Technology

Okay, so if you’re anything like the rest of us, you’re still working on your shopping list. For me, the hardest people to buy for are my friends and family who love their gadgets because there are so many gadgets from which to choose. Do I get them a fit device, tablet, e-reader, watch, Blu-ray player, or what? There is just so much that gadget lovers could enjoy. Here are some great last minute gadget gifts.

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2014’s Huge Medical Breakthroughs Prove The Future Really Is Here

Dec 14, 14 2014’s Huge Medical Breakthroughs Prove The Future Really Is Here

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

The best thing about medicine is that it’s always finding ways to reinvent itself. This year has been a great year for health innovation, and humans are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. Here’s a breakdown of some medical breakthroughs that we felt truly stood out this year.

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The 10 Biggest Medical Mysteries Of 2014

Dec 13, 14 The 10 Biggest Medical Mysteries Of 2014

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Throughout the year, Medical Daily has titillated our readers with stories of a confounding nature — the medical cases doctors could not explain. These were the scientific tales that drew gasps of fear from our writers and cries of surprise from our readers. We offer you our “Top 10 List” of the most astounding examples of when science failed to explain what exactly had gone wrong.

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The 8 Best Christmas Presents For Cats

Dec 12, 14 The 8 Best Christmas Presents For Cats

Posted by in Lifestyle, Seasonal

Your cat may be the pickiest member of your family, but that doesn’t mean that buying them a Christmas present should be difficult. In fact, the wide range of amazing cat toys and accessories out there might actually make the process of choosing a present for your picky feline the most enjoyable part of your Christmas shopping.

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