This video encapsulates every British middle-class family's Christmas since at least the 1960s.
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Half of the fun of Christmas lies in the act of anticipating it. As a kid, you would spend months downloading and sifting through tons of toy commercials to procure the perfect gift(s) that aligned with your sensibilities. Polishing your behavior to comport with the highest ideal of goodness, you'd spend the entire school year… READ THE REST
"I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus… I cried behind the door." (Thanks, Jennifer Dalton!) READ THE REST
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Remember the last time you juiced up your iPhone using that short little charging cable it came with? The phone probably rang mid-charge, and it was a call you absolutely had to take. Of course, if you were at full charge, you could've taken the call from the comfort of your armchair. But if that… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Let's face it. Getting what you need from a store shouldn't be insanely inconvenient. But, often, that can be precisely the case, and sometimes prices can make the experience even worse. So, with no… READ THE REST