The Absolute Best Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Is it just us or does the holiday season feel brighter than ever? Many of us are finally being reunited with loved ones, and shopping for the best gifts (somehow?) feels less stressful—and way more exciting—than expected. (It certainly helps when you have options for days to choose from.) Granted, there may be shipping delays to be mindful of when hitting the checkout button, but that’s nothing a little planning can’t take out of the equation.

However many Christmas gifts you’ve already checked off your shopping list (or their wish list), we’re here to help you find the perfect gift. We’ve spent the last few weeks scanning the web for thoughtful gift ideas for everyone in your life—from your bestie who’s a ceramics enthusiast to your gadget-obsessed dad and then some—and decided to corral them all into one epic gift guide for you to browse and shop at ease.

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Virginia Tech cybersecurity expert on how to avoid online shopping scams this holiday season

The holiday shopping season is now well underway, and watchdogs want to help people avoid, detect and report online shopping scams.

The holiday shopping season is now well underway, and watchdogs want to help people avoid, detect and report online shopping scams.

“Reports about online shopping issues aren’t new for the Federal Trade Commission, but the supply chain issues related to the pandemic have made matters much, much worse,” Christina Miranda with the Division of Consumer Business Education at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said.

“If you’re spending some of your hard earned money online, just make sure you know where it’s going,” she said.

Beware of fake websites. They can show up in your search results, or be in phishing emails that look like they came from companies you trust, but actually take you to a fake site or a site that’s just there to rip you off.

“The

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