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Sainsury's to trial 'slow shopping'

If you're an old person, or are a vulnerable shopper, Sainsbury's have hit on an idea. 'Slow shopping' for those who like to pick up their groceries themselves, but can't handle the hustle and bustle of a regular supermarket experience. This is thanks to Katherine Vero, who came up with the idea when her mum…

Pokemon bath bomb! Catch 'em all!

If you've been swept up in Pokemon fever, dawdling in town centres with your phone looking to catch something that looks a bit like a tortoise, but has flames for a penis or something, you might want to take it to the bath. We're not talking about playing Pokemon Go in the tub, but rather,…

KFC secret chicken recipe revealed?

Lots of food shops have a 'secret recipe', and one of the most famous is the one used to make KFC's fried chicken. There's a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices, and it might have been shared with everyone, so we can make our own! We can't be certain, but someone spoke to the…

Is your Harry Potter book worth £20k?

Do you have a first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone? We're talking books here. Well, if you do, it might be worth (up to, obviously) £20,000 at auction. This is all because of a printing error on page 53 of the book, which you should be running to check right now.…

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Play old Amiga games online!

Play old Amiga games online!

If you're a fan of video games, and are either someone who is of a certain age, or a young person who wants to see what nonsense your parents used to play when they were kids, good news! You can play over 2,000 Amiga games in your browser, which means you can get stuck into…

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Furby is back for Christmas

Furby is back for Christmas

Remember Furbies? With their dead eyes and robot beaks? Well, they're back and they're already being hyped up as a must-have Christmas present. And they're not cheap. If you're thinking of getting your child one, you might need to start saving now. Of course, this is 2016, so Furby comes with a few changes this…

Odeon offer family ticket for under £30

Going to the cinema can be expensive, especially if you're taking the whole family with you. There's a lot of blockbuster films coming out for the kids (we're looking at you, Finding Dory), so anything that saves you money is helpful. Odeon have been looking at getting you through their doors, and have come up…

Nivea's seagull that craps on you

With the sun out, there'll be a lot of people making sure that you've got suncream on. Of course, not everyone likes wearing it, either through a need to act hard, or because the feeling of cream on your skin makes you a bit nauseous. Well, Nivea came up with a novel solution to this…

Dollar razors heading to the UK

Do you buy fancyish razor blades, and wonder why you're spending so much of your money on them? Largely, they're a rip-off, and that's something to do with so few companies producing them. It's almost as if there's an artificially inflated price thanks to a monopoly. Lawyers, you'll note we said 'almost like'. Well, some…

Warning over Tesco's super-hot chillis

Some people like pain. They actively seek it out. Their lives must be pretty safe to have to introduce actual danger into their routines. Some like pain 'in the evening', while some do martial arts. Others, meanwhile, like to EAT PAIN. And so, to the kind of special lunatic that likes to put vicious chilli…

All hail the Heinz ketchup trick!

Have you been agonising over the way you get the ketchup out of a Heinz bottle? Probably not, because you live in a world that not only has knives to rattle around in it, but also, a spoiled existence where you can throw a bit of tomato sauce out without worrying yourself unduly. Either way,…

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All hail the armpit fan!

All hail the armpit fan!

Are you someone who suffers from being sweaty? The UK finally looks like it'll be getting some sunshine, and you're probably thinking about how moist you'll be getting. No worries though (yes, we considered saying 'no sweat' there), as there's a daft little gadget you can buy which will keep your pits fresh! A Japanese…

Is it really illegal to share your Netflix password?

Have you got a Netflix account, but you don't mind sharing your password with other people because you don't watch it constantly? Well, some people are looking at making the sharing of a password such as this, illegal. That's not just for Netflix either - it would also count against Spotify, Amazon Prime, Now TV,…

Just Eat to deliver with robots

You may remember that Dominos said that they were going to deliver pizzas via robot - well, while they mess around wondering where to launch their new delivery system, Just Eat are jumping in on the action. In London, they're going to deploy some six-wheeled delivery robots, which tootle around at 4mph, to deliver you…

Black Friday part two, from Amazon

While Black Friday seems to veer from 'carnage' to 'a bit of a damp squib', Amazon is undeterred, announcing the date of their second annual global shopping day. That means a load of flash deals, hundreds of thousands of reductions, and so many deals that you end up wanting to give up and not bother.…