Microsoft’s Office 365 Adds Extra Benefits

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Today, Microsoft Office includes many programs, including Outlook, Power Point, Access, Publisher, and more. You can get all or some of them, depending on what version of Office you purchase. Microsoft still offers one-time purchases of Office versions, but there are some distinct advantages to the subscription to Office 365.

Check Out the Brick Marketplace for Lego Options

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As any geek or parent knows, it’s sometimes difficult to get the Lego set that you or your kids have your/their heart set on, so it’s great to have options for where to find them. Being an authorized Lego retailer, Brick Marketplace is another viable option for fulfilling your (and your kids’) Lego dreams.

Microsoft YouthSpark: Learn to Code

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Kids have the opportunity to learn how to code at an extremely early age these days. I thought I was doing pretty well by starting in the 9th grade back in the ’80s. But now, if you are old enough to use a tablet or computer, you’re old enough to learn to code.

Dyson’s V6 Mattress Sucks Up Dust and Allergens

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Perhaps I haven’t been channeling my inner Martha enough, but I never knew it was a thing to vacuum your mattress. I suppose it should have occurred to me, however. Dust, skin cells, and allergens get everywhere. But perhaps I figured that my waterproof mattress pad would protect the thing. No? No.

We Day Empowers Youth to Take Action

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With Microsoft as a major sponsor and founded by brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger, We Day has evolved over time, turning into a movement with many thousands of participants who work hard to bring good to others.

Panasonic 3E Convertible 2-in-1 Is Built for Education

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Panasonic, along with Intel and Microsoft, has created a purpose-built computer for the K-12 education market. It won’t keep kids stuck in the classroom, however. It’s extremely portable, even having a carrying handle, and is intended to be brought out into the field to look at things in nature and study the world.

Where Will Your Roadmap Take You?

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By the people who created the documentary series, Roadtrip Nation, Roadmap’s premise is that it exists to help people find their own road in life, find one that fits them and their needs, wants, and desires, and is decided upon by both their head and their heart.

Find Time for Creativity With Art Before Breakfast and Other Books

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I’ve always been envious of those who draw with ease, and those who actually enjoy it. Part of my non-enjoyment of drawing is a self-fulfilling prophecy, though. The more I draw, the better at it I am. And I’m reminded to keep at it, to not give up or continue to resign myself to be bad at drawing.

Star Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy

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Peruse the intricate, beautiful, and interesting costumes of the original trilogy of Star Wars. Interviews, explanations, photographs, and concept art take us on a tour of how this aspect of the movies was put together.