Put a few tricks up your sleeve with the Penguin Magic Starter Pack

Some people say magic tricks are nerdy and best left to your 12-year-old asthmatic cousin. But others see value in perfecting the slight of hand and showmanship associated with a perfectly executed routine.

We're firmly in the latter camp. And now, we're giving you the ability to put a few parlor tricks up your sleeve with the Penguin Magic Starter Pack, now $19.99 in the Boing Boing Store.

This pack gives you the tools to perfect five classic tricks: the Pen Through the Finger, Stain Alive, Vuja De, the Ghost Clip and Drawn Again. The real value comes in the 10-25 hours of video content taught by professionals who will show how to pull off these tricks flawlessly.

Whether you’re looking for a simple party icebreaker talent or have visions of putting together your own magic routine, this package will help you understand how to master simple tricks to either entertain or develop a layer of mystery for any performer.

The Penguin Magic Starter Pack is available for almost 60% off, while the deal lasts.

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Big sound, low price: G-BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Boombox is 20% off

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Bluetooth speakers may be convenient to use, but many of them just aren't that powerful. Sure, it may be fine if you’re seated in front of the speaker. But move across the room, and you may strain to hear what’s coming from those tiny drivers.

There’s a reason why the G-BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Boombox (now $79.99 in the Boing Boing Store) was named an iLounge Speaker of the Year - and that’s because this rechargeable box definitely brings the boom.

Sync it to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth and the G-BOOM pumps out big sound from its 2.2-inch configuration. On top of that, the unit sports features normally found in pricier models: bass modulation, a pair of rear-firing bass ports, MAXX AUDIO digital sound processing and up to six hours of play on a single charge.

At 20% off, find out why experts are talking about the G-BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Boombox -- before this deal runs out. Read the rest

Pay what you want for this 7-course Web Hacker training

If you’re working to build your web programming knowledge, you know you have a lot of ground to cover. With literally dozens of languages, platforms and environments available to coders, mastering all those technologies can be a daunting task.

Up-and-coming coders can start learning some of the most fundamental programming study areas with this Web Hacker course bundle - and right now, you can get it for any price you want to pay.

Offer to pay any amount and you’ll immediately get access to two courses:

Learn Docker from Scratch

Learn Apache Cassandra from Scratch

And if you pay more than the average, you’ll also receive these five courses to round out your training:

Learn Web Programming in Django & PythonLearn Bootstrap Development by Building 10 ProjectsProjects in JavaScript & JQueryProjects in PHP & MySQLLearn Ruby on Rails by Building Projects

After 73+ hours of instruction, your mastery of JavaScript, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails and other programming essentials will prep you to tackle any project. This bundle would normally cost over $1,000, so pay what you want while the offer lasts. Read the rest

Two deals to take your photography to the next level, including Lytro Illum Camera at new lower price

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Photographs are literally mementos of your life...so make sure you get the right equipment and training to capture special moments with a pair of great deals available in the Boing Boing Store.

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Carrying your drinks is a snap with the Self-Stirring Camera Lens Mug - now $12.99

If you looked at this Self-Stirring Camera Lens Mug without examining it too closely, it would absolutely pass for a real DSLR telephoto lens.

But pop the cap off, and you’re looking at a custom insulated stainless steel interior capable of handling any hot or cold beverage you pour into it.

Oh, and this mug also stirs itself. You heard right. It blends your drink, so you don't have to do it.

Whether you’re all about the cool gadgets, or just so lazy you can’t be bothered to stir your own drink--this camera lens mug takes the task into its own hands.

The perfect gift for any shutterbug you know, you can pick up a Self-Stirring Camera Lens Mug for just $12.99 - 35% off the usual price - while this offer lasts. Read the rest

Say goodbye to earbuds with Bone Conduction Bluetooth Headphones and Enter to win a Free PS4 + Uncharted 4 Bundle

Talking to someone, only to discover that person is wearing earbuds and didn’t hear a word you said can be frustrating. It’s also no picnic if you’re the wearer either, and are missing out on the world around you due to having bits of plastic lodged in your ear.

Bone conduction headphones, like these SainSonic Bone Conduction Bluetooth Headphones ($69.99 in the Boing Boing Store), are a hugely clever answer to that problem.

For the uninitiated: bone conduction headphones rest comfortably along your cheekbone and send audio vibrations directly to your inner ear. There’s nothing covering your ear canal, allowing you to hear the sounds of the outside world in addition to your headphone audio.

Workout enthusiasts won’t miss car horns or other sounds of potential danger while they’re getting their sweat on.  No wires involved with these headphones either, so sync them with your phone and you can listen to music or make and receive calls effortlessly.

Get with the bone conducting trend with the SainSonic Bone Conduction Bluetooth Headphones, now 30% off while this offer lasts.

At 30% off its regular price, these babies will go fast...and you should double down on your good luck by entering our Playstation 4 & Uncharted 4 Giveaway. One lucky winner will come away with a PS4 plus one of the hottest games around, Uncharted 4, all for the cost of a single entry.

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Create your own games with the Game Design Course Bundle - and pay what you want for it

A game design career may be your dream job, but it doesn’t mean you get to sit around blasting zombies all day. It means you’re tasked with not just dreaming up, but also bringing to life all those game characters and worlds. And that’s easier said than done.

Luckily, you’ll learn the essentials for doing so with the Game Design Course bundle - which you can pick up right now for any price you want to pay in the Boing Boing Store.

Pay any amount, and you’ll receive access to two courses to get started:

Engage Your Customers w/ Gamification CourseLearn To Craft "Hand-Painted" Textures Course

But nobody should move down a new career path and stop halfway...so if you pay anything over the average price paid, you’ll get two additional courses to round out your game design education:

Make Real Games: Become a Unity 3D Power User CourseProfessional Video Game Art School Course

A nearly $800 value, you can grab this course bundle for any price you want and finally embark on that long-sought game creation career.

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Brave the elements with the Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag - The most funded bag in Kickstarter history

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Luggage is fine...but having the right duffel? That’s key. If you’re on the go, the portability, durability and versatility of slinging a good ol' duffel over your shoulder can’t be beaten.  

There's a reason the Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag was Kickstarter’s most funded bag ever. Find out for yourself with a Complete Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag Set, on sale now for just $59.99 (70% off) in the Boing Boing Store.

The lightweight design sports weather-resistant material, waterproof zippers, military-grade clips, and rivet-reinforced carry handles. It'll take everything the world throws at it...and come back for more.

Its design features inner and outer pockets for securing both big and small essentials, as well as a padded quick release shoulder strap. Plus, the bag comes with an accompanying travel kit for shorter excursions.

Own a duffel as reliable as it is functional for a whopping 70% off its retail price while this deal lasts.

 

And while you're at it, enter to win an absolutely free Macbook to go inside your snazzy new duffel. Act fast for your chance at a premium laptop worth almost $1,300 (you know you want to).

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Create premium apps with the Professional App Developer Bundle - now 91% off

Everybody and their moms has an app idea that they KNOW can make them rich. Of course, if they can’t actually build the app to house that idea...well, no six-figure royalty check for you.

Learn how to turn ideas into real products with the Professional App Developer Bundle, now just $49 in the Boing Boing Store.

Across nine courses, you get all the tools you need to design creative, working apps ready to hit either the Android or iOS markets. You’ll receive:

Intermediate iOS 9 ProgrammingMobile UI & UX DesignBuild Android Apps with App Inventor 2iOS 9 App Development For BeginnersPhoneGap for BeginnersLearn Java From ScratchAndroid App Development: Easy & Quick ProgrammingSwift Programming for BeginnersIntroduction to Sketch 3 Mobile App Design

This course package usually retails for almost $550, so understand the ways of app creation at 91% off before this deal expires. Read the rest

Finally tackle your reading list with the Essential Speed Reading Bundle - now 87% off

Speed reading is one of those abilities that feels like a superpower. But the truth is, it’s a skill anyone can develop with the right instruction!

Understand the art of speed reading, and learn to read and comprehend up to 3,700 times faster with this Essential Speed Reading Bundle, only $19 in the Boing Boing Store.

You’ll start your instruction with a three-year subscription to Spreeder CX, an e-reading program that ramps up your RSVP (rapid serial visual presentation) skills. It’s a text method that cuts down on eye movement and boosts how much information you receive as your reading speed increases.

But just reading faster doesn’t matter if you can’t retain it...so you’ll also get a three-year subscription to its companion program 7 Speed Reading EX. Here, you focus on training videos, exercises and other methods to improve your reading speed while achieving 100% information retention.

A $150 value, boost your information intake with the Essential Speed Reading Bundle for 87% off MSRP, while this offer lasts. Read the rest

Get a 2-Pack of Two-Meter MFi-Certified Lightning Cables, Now 77% off

We all love our iPhones and iPads. But if there’s one thing about them we don't like, it's their dang charging cables. It seems like they’re barely out of the box before they’re peeling, frayed, and ultimately unusable.

Replacing any Apple product - even charging cables - usually comes at a premium price. Thankfully, we're looking out for your wallet: you can pick up a pair of two-meter MFi-certified Lightning cables for only $12.99, or 77% off MSRP.

These cables look and feel just like the official Apple versions, but without the price tag. These cables stand ready to handle all your syncing and charging needs, while their two meter length offers extra reach for handling those critical functions.

At $12.99 for a pair, it’s worth stocking up on these Lightning cables for emergencies. Jump on this deal now, while supplies last! Read the rest

Sit comfortably in the great outdoors with the Loungr Inflatable Chair, now 22% off

Look, it can’t always be about work. Sometimes, you’ve got to go outside and catch some rays. Of course, once you’re out in the great outdoors, you still need a place to sit down.

The Loungr Inflatable Chair (on sale for just $69 in the Boing Boing Store) has you covered. Find a nice spot, extract and inflate the Loungr, and you’ve got a comfortable lounge chair in which to relax. 

The Loungr’s durable ripstop nylon protects your chair from rough surfaces, so whether you’re on sand or gravel, you’re safe from punctures.

No pump or valve concerns with the Loungr: just sweep it through the air to fill it up, seal off the end, and you’re good to go. Your carrying bag even comes with a bottle opener so you can enjoy your surroundings.

Grab a Loungr Inflatable Chair now, now just $69, before this offer expires. That's 22% off the MSRP for a limited time only. Read the rest

Become a master copywriter with this 5-course bundle - and pay whatever you want for it

It's one thing to dream up a business idea, and quite another to successfully get it off the ground. But how to ensure your idea gets the attention it deserves?

One way: this comprehensive Marketing Copywriter course bundle - available for any price you want to pay.

Here are the included courses ($285 total value):

Facebook Marketing for Small BusinessesTwitter Marketing for Small BusinessesEffective Copywriting PrinciplesIntro to Marketing AnalyticsImprove Your Business Writing

Here’s how it works: pay any price, and you’ll get access to two courses. But pay anything over the average price paid, and you'll receive three additional courses of premium marketing instruction.

With this full course package, you’ll understand how to lure customers, why they're coming, and how to keep them. A $285 value, this full Marketing Copywriter Bundle is available for whatever price you want while this offer lasts. Read the rest

Ditch the toolbox with the 10 Bit Cycop Bitool - only $39.99

Toting around a giant toolbox is how your grandparents fixed stuff. Bring your repair jobs into the modern day with the 10-bit Cycop Bitool, now a discounted $39.99 in the Boing Boing Store.

This handy tool replaces the mountain of tools that's been driving you nuts, and can handle virtually any repair job you throw at it. It's a screwdriver and ratchet wrench all in one package, allowing you to fix stuff quickly and easily at a moment's notice.

The Cycop Bitool’s 10 ultra-hard S2 steel bits fit nicely inside its slim aluminum casing, which you can carry around for everyday use. Just drop a bit securely on to the Bitool’s magnetic ratchet head and you’re ready to reach screws and bolts that a regular screwdriver or wrench couldn’t touch.

Once you start appreciating the simplicity of the Bitool’s flexibility and Swiss Army knife-style versatility, it’ll become a mainstay of your repair jobs.

The Cycop Bitool usually costs $45, but it’s available right now for just $39.99 while this offer lasts. Read the rest

Vinyl goes digital with the Belt Driven Bluetooth Turntable - now 32% off

Digital music may be the standard today, but America’s got an eternal soft spot for vinyl. The experience of spinning records on turntables is unique - and music fans don’t want the march of technology to consign the turntable to history’s dustbin.

Thankfully, the folks at 1byone are mashing modern and old school together in one package with their Belt Driven Bluetooth Turntable, now $114.99 - 32% off - in the Boing Boing Store.

With its traditional appearance and dust cover, it looks and plays like a traditional turntable...but under the hood, it’s strictly 2016. In addition to playing 33, 45 and 78 RPM records, you can connect the turntable to any portable device via Bluetooth and stream digital music through its stereo speakers.

You also can listen to your records anywhere with vinyl-to-MP3 recording, digitizing your stacks of wax into MP3 format for playback on your mobile devices.

Get the best of both audio worlds with the Belt Driven Bluetooth Turntable with Built-In Speaker at a substantial 32% discount while this deal lasts. Read the rest

Shoot like a pro with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Bundle - now 87% off

For all its brilliance, Adobe Photoshop can be pretty intimidating for the novice user. Sure, you can figure out how to crop an image or maybe fix some “red eye,” but Adobe’s seemingly bottomless list of photo manipulation features can leave a newbie spinning.

It’s all there for a reason...so learn all the digital image tricks with this Adobe Creative Cloud Photography bundle, now 87% off in the Boing Boing Store.

You’ll not only get a one year subscription to Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography Plan, including access to Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, but also 6 courses to help you navigate those programs:

Photoshop CC Camera RawPhotoshop CC Color ManagementPhotoshop CC FundamentalsPhotoshop CC SelectionsLightroom CC/6 FundamentalsLightroom CC Slideshow

Crop images, make adjustments, correct exposure, increase clarity, learn color management and retouching...it’s your one-stop guide to boosting your photo game from simple selfies to serious artist.

Own and understand the world’s most popular image editor with this complete Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Bundle, usually priced at $1,200, but now 87% off before this deal expires.

 

 

And don't forget, pictures are how many of us document our lives.  Don’t hand that responsibility to sub-standard equipment or training ever again. Here's a quick reminder to check out the camera that has redefined the photograph.

Lytro Illum Camera

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Start a DevOps career with this all-inclusive Hacker Bundle - now only $29

For the uninitiated, DevOps is a fairly new tech field focused on getting a project’s programmers and operation engineers on the same page. The goal: to ensure they can seamlessly collaborate from the very beginning of a given project.

And as those in this rapidly expanding field can attest, companies are finding tremendous value in DevOps masters who can bring together two very different sides of the tech industry into a cohesive unit.

You can be your company's DevOps “snake charmer” - or find the start of a new career - with this DevOps Hacker course bundle, now on sale in the Boing Boing Store for only $29.

Through 13 hours of content, you’ll become familiar with DevOps procedures and closely study Docker, a platform designed to help you build software that’ll run smoothly and quickly in any environment.

You’ll cut your DevOps teeth building customized Flask and Ruby on Rails apps, then learn how Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) cloud platform works with Docker to streamline your software and development of your app products.

Open a new career opportunity with the DevOps Hacker Bundle, discounted at only $29 for a limited time. Read the rest

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