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The history behind the most controversial holiday beverage of all time, which was once likened to an energy drink and even prompted a drunken riot at West Point

Eggnog is a hot-button topic when it comes to holiday beverages, attracting fans and detractors alike. The drink has a rather odd history, going from a beverage that was believed to be a nutritional treatment for influenza to a sloshy party punch. George Washington had a particularly alcoholic recipe for […]
The history behind the most controversial holiday beverage of all time, which was once likened to an energy drink and even prompted a drunken riot at West Point
Lifestyle

15 holiday products that are perfect for ‘Friends’ fans

“Friends” is leaving Netflix in January 2020, so fans will likely spend much of the holidays watching reruns. To make the last hurrah even more fun, you can stock up on “Friends”-themed holiday items. You can buy decorations, such as an ornament that says “pivot,” a “Friends” stocking, and a […]
15 holiday products that are perfect for ‘Friends’ fans
Tech

Festive robots are decorating trees, singing karaoke carols, and serving coffee at Bloomingdale’s for the holidays

Bloomingdale’s is trying out human-robot collaboration at its 59th street flagship store for the holidays. Robots are decorating window displays, performing karaoke, and serving coffee to shoppers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Around the holidays you can expect Christmas trees, twinkle lights, cocoa, and, now, robots? They’re part […]
Festive robots are decorating trees, singing karaoke carols, and serving coffee at Bloomingdale’s for the holidays
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Google just revealed the top 100 trending gifts based on search — here are the most popular items in tech, toys, gaming, home goods, and more

Google launched a new site that highlights the top-trending gifts of the holiday season. The site, called Google Shopping 100, populates products with recent increases in US searches across eight categories, including tech, toys, and more. Top products include Juice Beauty Stem Cellular cream, the Ninja Foodie pressure cooker, and […]
Google just revealed the top 100 trending gifts based on search — here are the most popular items in tech, toys, gaming, home goods, and more
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Starbucks is giving away free coffee for life. Here’s how to get it.

Starbucks brought back Starbucks for Life, its wildly popular holiday contest, on Tuesday. Five grand-prize winners will receive a daily credit for a free Starbucks food or drink item for life, or for 30 years. The contest can be entered by making a purchase with a Starbucks card or through […]
Starbucks is giving away free coffee for life. Here’s how to get it.
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Mail carriers and police departments across the US are bracing for record-high package deliveries this holiday season as Walmart and Amazon offer cheaper, faster shipping than ever before

Package deliveries are expected to soar to new highs this year as retailers like Walmart and Amazon offer faster and cheaper shipping than ever before. “Record high [package] volumes, rising consumer expectations and fewer days than usual between Black Friday and Christmas Eve will put more pressure than ever on […]
Mail carriers and police departments across the US are bracing for record-high package deliveries this holiday season as Walmart and Amazon offer cheaper, faster shipping than ever before