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21 Hours Ago   On the one hand, nostalgia is "a corruption of the historical impulse," according to William Gibson. On the other hand, "Super Mario Bros." will never not be cool.

Yesterday   The field of data analytics can get intimidating, even for business professionals who constantly rely on it. But at its heart, its purpose is to simplify.

2 Days Ago   If you're in the market for a stable, durable camera fully suited for first-person video, there's a good chance that you're the adventurous type. So why settle on a familiar name like GoPro?

3 Days Ago   The market for web developers is wide open these days. If only we could say the same about the pathway to that career. If you're not already an experienced coder, it can be difficult to get things rolling.

4 Days Ago   Microsoft Excel has long been taken for granted in the modern office, but that's quickly changing as the field of data analytics becomes more vital. If you haven't moved beyond spreadsheets yet, it might be time to open up the functionality of this trusty platform - and this course on Microsoft Excel Data Analysis & Dashboard Reporting is the easiest way to do it.

5 Days Ago   It's time to unplug. Wireless charging capability has truly arrived, and if you're looking to de-clutter your countertop or desk, we can't think of a better way to start.

6 Days Ago   Ask any camper from the greenest Boy Scout to Bear Grylls: If there's one thing you need on any survival kit, it's a trusty knife. Here are six of our current favorites, all of them sale-priced, durable enough for any situation and small enough to carry anywhere.

8 Days Ago   Got a favorite podcast? You're not alone. In fact, you're in the majority: According to a 2019 CBS poll, most Americans have listened to one, and nearly a quarter of them tune in on a regular basis.

9 Days Ago   If you don't have a pressure cooker, prepare for some tough love - because there is absolutely no reason not to own one. They can cook almost anything with little to no effort, they save space and they're super easy to clean.

10 Days Ago   Whether it's chronic muscle stiffness or the soreness that comes from an epic workout, there are some pains that can't be soothed by those automatic massage chairs.

11 Days Ago   The bad news: Summer - and the beach excuses that come with it - are coming to an end. The good news: Labor Day sales are here to soften the blow.

12 Days Ago   Need to expand your horizons and your paycheck? There's career training right at your fingertips with these professional online training bundles, covering everything from data science to photography to cybersecurity.

16 Days Ago   Just in time for your songs of the summer playlist, we've got a roundup of headphones, speakers, and earbuds. The best part? They're all 15% off the already discounted price.

17 Days Ago   Your home is your castle, but that doesn't mean it has to be cold and stony. The summer is almost over, and that means the Labor Day sales are nigh.

18 Days Ago   Need to expand your IT know-how? It doesn't happen overnight - but there are courses out there that can get you there quickly. Big businesses need the security, storage, and flexibility that cloud computing can provide, and they need competent IT professionals that know their way around those systems.

19 Days Ago   PC gamers, choose your weapons. We've sniffed out summer discounts on a truckload of gear from Azio, a company that gets high marks from users for style as well as performance.

20 Days Ago   The weather is settling right into the pocket for an outdoor movie night, so it's worth spotlighting one of the best - and smallest - projectors around: The Prima 1080p HD Pocket Projector.

21 Days Ago   There's no shortage of stories about the benefits of cannabidiol, that benign (and non-psychoactive) cousin of THC. Some have been using it for years to deal with pain, stress, and sleeplessness.

22 Days Ago   Are we done with capsule coffee makers yet? Sure, they're easy. But they are not so easy on the environment, and it's debatable whether they actually make a better cup.

23 Days Ago   If there's one thing that stayed consistent through the last decade or so of tech industry turmoil, it's the love affair between techies and Linux. There's just a ton you can do with the OS, and its open-source format means you can customize your rig from the ground up.

24 Days Ago   Accidents happen. And when they do, you're going to want a dash cam for a second pair of eyes. At the minimum, a decent dash cam can save you vast sums of time and money in case of an accident.

25 Days Ago   The field of data analytics is growing as fast as the internet itself. Self-driving cars, airline pricing, and huge marketing campaigns are all driven by the insights that data scientists can distill out of vast sums of information.

26 Days Ago   If you're marketing on the web, your Google-fu needs to be strong - and up to date. Without a firm grasp on what drives traffic, you'll never be able to take the wheel.

27 Days Ago   Want to keep the dentist away? A little tooth care at morning and night isn't bad, but it won't keep the stains from smoking or fried foods at bay for long. If you enjoy your food and want to avoid the consequences, an upgrade from that old analog toothbrush can make a huge difference.

28 Days Ago   If your office works at all, it uses Microsoft Office. Those icons for Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook are as familiar around some workplaces as the coffee machine.

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