Scrooge would have approved of all the killjoy science geeks who dare to question the existence of Father Christmas, heartlessly apply logic to illogical festive traditions and generally destroy the innocence and magic of Christmas. We on the other hand love Christmas, and despite 25 December really being a pagan celebration of the winter solstice, adopted by early Christians we still like getting lot of lovely presents! No "Bah, humbug!" here!
Looking for the ultimate list of Christmas gifts for gadget lovers? Then unwrap this collection of techno treats, with everything from Star Wars gifts, smartwatches, laptops and toys - you're sure to find something for every budget.
The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures have been delighting and captivating audiences since 1825. We look back at some of the notable lecture series of years gone by.