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How to Beat the Post-Election Blues

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So it’s actually happened: a 70-year-old misogynist reality TV star who believes that global warming is a hoax created by the Chinese has been elected President of the most powerful country in the world. Barring evidence of Russians hacking into voting machines or an unexpected coup d’état by Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and his inexplicable hair will assume office on January 20th 2017 and usher …

Wowcher Does the GBBO in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

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Did someone say cake? This week, Wowcherites the world over rejoiced as the Great British Bake Off arrived at the office – hoorah! We at Wowcher always say “let them eat cake”, and also “let them raise money for charity”, so combining the two was the perfect opportunity to have a bake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The saints at Macmillan provide an …

Wowcher Knows Breakfast Best: Cereal on the Go!

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From scientific researchers to Spongebob Squarepants, people are always keen to remind us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Unfortunately, given our increasingly busy lifestyles, it’s often the first thing to be missed. ‘I can keep going until lunch,’ we tell ourselves as we dive into the hustle and bustle. ‘It’s fine.’ But deep down in our guts, beneath that incessant …

8 Ways to Decorate Your Dorm

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October means back to uni and for most students that means back to basic, no-thrills living. Darker days and longer nights are hard to cope with and depressing student halls definitely don’t help! If your dingy dorm room is getting you down, fret not! The Wowcher team are here to help you upgrade your home away from home with these decorative deals. 1. Female Icon …

Crumb As You Are: GBBO Is Back!

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The perfect series to watch while binge-eating Mr Kipling treats is finally back, the sugared-up show that makes the TV license fee worth paying. It’s everything that makes our nation great: innuendo, cake and doing things in marquees for no discernible reason – it’s The Great British Bake-Off! Take one steely-eyed man who can do wonderful things with his hands (we’re talking pastry), add the …

Indian Summer Sipping

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Summer may still have us in its grip, bathing us in the kind of glorious sunshine that us Brits only ever dream of. For those of you who are already preparing for winter, how about we slowly put down the wine, turn up the thermostat for a night and remember the hazy days? Warm weather means a lot of things: all-day sunbathing sessions, cannonballing into …

Wowchella: Wowcher’s Guide to Festival Fashion

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Summer is finally in sight, and as a nation of festival fanatics we’re all preparing for the weekend of our lives (well, this year) as we search our sheds and lofts for tents and sleeping bags, and hunt for that all-important showstopper outfit. Like our Coachella celebs, we’re looking for that perfect balance between fashionable and practical – a look that says “Oh, this old …

Previously on Game of Thrones…

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A lot has happened in Game of Thrones since we very first saw Ned Stark behead that Night’s Watch deserter. In the fifty intervening hours we’ve seen families torn apart, king replace assassinated king and a white-haired dragon queen walk and walk and walk. And then walk some more. In preparation for the season six premiere this Sunday, we’ve put together a handy guide to …