Google Santa Tracker – Best app for following Santa LIVE this Christmas Eve | Tech | Life & Style

It’s almost here. As you read this sentence, Santa Claus is likely busy loading his sleigh with the latest gadgets, toys, treats and a few lumps of coal (for the unlucky few on the naughty list). Thankfully, with the wonders of modern technology there are plenty of ways to track his progress as he speeds around the world tonight, taking single bites of mince pies and leaving coal-coated footprints on your carpet. Like a pricey courier service, excitable children can track his progress on a map, as the sleighful of…

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Cadbury Fudge replaced by Dairy Milk Oreo bar in festive selection box sparking fan anger | Food | Life & Style

Cadbury fans have reacted with anger after the company decided to replace the British classic Fudge bars with the Dairy Milk Oreo, an American biscuit, instead this year. Their £2.99 festive selection box no longer contains the Fudge. The company said it had made the decision “to improve the mix and offer more of a variety for our fans”. Fudge, known as Milk Fudge when it first came on the market in 1948, will still be available in the chocolate company’s small £1.09 box and its Freddo selection packs. But…

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Unruly pets sabotage Christmas decorations and presents | Nature | News

From cats attempting to climb the fir to pooches eager to help shred the wrapping paper, these pictures capture some of the worst Christmas carnage. Decorations can be seen strewn over the floor, trees lying on the ground and presents ripped open. Raquel Leanne Brownsword’s French bulldog Frankie was obviously annoyed at having his name crossed off her Christmas list for being a ‘naughty boy’. A hilarious image shows a sheepish Frankie laid beside what is left of the paper list which has been torn to shreds. Lucy Riley’s adorable…

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Gym workout plan: Exercising outdoors in the cold is best for weight loss | Health | Life & Style

Gym memberships are likely to be all the rage come January, and while there is nothing wrong with indoor exercise, getting outside from to time could help you burn through fat faster. Research has found that exercising outdoors in the cold is most beneficial for weight loss.  A study published this year in the American Journal of Human Biology found that cooler temperatures force your body to burn more calories in order to regulate its temperature. They discovered that men who hiked in the mountains during winter burned 4,787 calories…

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