Work dragging a bit? Here’s a thought: grab yourself a steaming cup of something, check the boss isn’t looking and nibble on some of the afternoon’s best news nuggets. Yes folks, it’s Teatime Tech.

First up is a story that’ll cheer up pretty much anybody with an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad: Angry Birds Christmas edition is now available on iTunes! Dubbed Season’s Greedings, it features new content plus the 45-level Halloween special edition. 59p on iPhone and iPod touch, £1.19 on iPad.

Secondly, it’s a bit of shocking science news from NASA: a life form that essentially shatters the generally accepted rules! While it isn’t the extraterrestrial being many were rooting for, some bacteria fished out of Mono Lake, California is built from arsenic – not one of the building blocks of life seen in every other living thing on the planet.

Lastly, music service mflow has gone web-based, if only in beta. You can try the web edition of the music recommendation and purchasing service now – although the software edition won’t be ditched until 2011.

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