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It's nearly "Secret Santa" time again in workplaces and households around the country. This means lots of people are currently scrambling to find cheap gifts that don't look blatantly tatty. If you're in the same boat, these five stores contain plenty of fun, quirky products that won't break the bank -- prices are capped at around $10.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Shopping isn't always fun. Sometimes it's exhausting and dangerous -- especially if you're fighting through the crowds and overloading yourself with last-minute Christmas items. Here are some simple tips from an osteopath to ensure you don't become a Christmas casualty.

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When you're coming up with your list of great gifts, web services probably aren't at the top of your list. But subscriptions can make a great gift for the right person who's unwilling to shell out the cash themselves. Here are some of the best subscriptions you can give.

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Choosing the right Christmas gift for a self-professed "gamer" is surprisingly tricky: there are so many video games, toys, clothes, books and doodads on offer that you're completely spoiled for choice. Luckily for you, Lifehacker has sifted through this sea of electronica to bring you a definitive list of awesome gaming goodies: from video game soundtracks to Super Mario Bros socks. We've also included links to where you can buy this stuff online.

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Christmas gifts come in all manner of shapes and sizes. While some are a cinch to wrap, others practically require a diploma in arts and craft to pull off attractively. But have no fear -- these video tutorials are designed to stop your pressies looking like sticky tape-covered blobs. There are tips for everything from bicycles to furry pets.

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"Regifting" is the act of taking an unwanted present and giving it to somebody else; usually in the guise of a new gift that you purchased yourself. The advantages of regifting are numerous -- it saves money, requires zero thought or effort and your house gets cleared of clutter in the process. If you get caught though, the consequences can be pretty dire. Here are five tips to help you avoid detection.

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If you're a regular Lifehacker reader, there's a pretty good chance that you or somebody you know is a bit geeky. With that in mind, we've assembled a list of the geekiest Christmas gifts that money can buy -- from Westeros-shaped mini-dresses to Han 'n' Leia hand towels. There's something for all ages and prices to suit every budget. We've also included links to where you can buy them online. Excelsior!