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

Photo: Jenny Bristol

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.

Review: Dyson’s Cinetic Big Ball Animal+Allergy

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As the weather gets warmer, many of us are doing some spring cleaning. The change of season allows us to open our windows and fill the house with fresh air. It also fills the house with plenty of allergens.

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.

Surface Pro 3—When Awesome Gets Even, Uh, Awesomer

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I wasn’t sure what to expect when I finally got my hands on Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3. Would I like it? How would I use it? What place in my life would it have? What uses would it be best for, over my other devices?

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

From Art Before Breakfast. Image: Chronicle Books

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.

Don’t Forget to Vote!

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Voting in this election is as important as ever, and Bing helps make our candidate and issue research easier.