Anyone can speed read. Learn how now and save precious time.

Speed reading isn't just an innate skill possessed by a lucky few. Anyone can learn to speed read, and the benefits are endless. The brain can process more information than most people have time to soak up, but you can make that time now with the 2018 Award-Winning Speed Reading Bundle.

The first half of the bundle, 7 Speed Reading EX, does more than just show you how to become an effective speed reader. With video tutorials, eye/ body training exercises and progress reports, you'll be breezing through novels and documents alike more than 3 times faster - with no loss in comprehension. The platform even comes with access to 20,477 eBooks free.

When you're ready, the Spreeder CX 2018 tool will allow you to put your newfound talent to practice, with a text-display app that will guide you at an increasing pace through any document you can upload or paste.

Before you crack open another book, grab a lifetime subscription to the 2018 Award-Winning Speed Reading Bundle for a $19. Read the rest

Amp up and streamline your next presentation with Slideshop

Sure, you could use the same old PowerPoint templates for your next business presentation. It's not like you have bosses or investors to impress. Oh wait, you do? Time to augment that slideshow with Slideshop - the presentation tool that can individualize your pitch while saving you time.

Compatible with PowerPoint, Keynote and Google Slides, Slideshop makes the process of preparing your visual aids as easy and creative as it should be. Users can choose from a core library of more than 15,000 modern, eye-catching slide templates to tailor their show to the content. Creating and customizing charts and infographics are easier than ever with Slideshop's intuitive editing tools, allowing you to spend more time on your business and less time prepping for the pitch.

Best of all, Slideshop is on sale now for $29.99. Read the rest

Learn Six Sigma and study for project management certification online

Multinational companies have used the no-nonsense methodologies of Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma to oil a smooth-running operation for years. What is it? Six Sigma (and its offshoot, Lean Six Sigma) apply the principles of science to business, teaching managers to methodically target waste, maximize output and streamline the flow from producer to consumer. In a nutshell, it's a universal process that can work for any size company.

The Complete Six Sigma Training & Certification Bundle teaches those principles for managers both prospective and practicing. In more than 75 hours of engaging lectures, exams, and hands-on exercises, you'll learn to identify the eight types of waste and use the patented DMAIC method to confidently tackle any project with any team. Users will progress through the yellow, green and black belts in both Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma and earn certified credentials with the included exam. It's an accomplishment that will pay dividends in any office and qualify you for top management jobs in a myriad of fields.

Pick up The Complete Six Sigma Training & Certification Bundle for $59 today. Read the rest

Gig economy leaving you behind? Here's 6 ways to find your side hustle

It's the age of the gig economy for good reason. With an unlimited market out there on the internet, side hustles are as easy as finding your voice and finding an audience. Whether it's podcasting, writing or design, these training courses are an easy mentor for your transition from hobbyist to hustler.


Start a Podcast

From first mic check to your 100th post, this training guide covers everything you need to start and grow your podcast. Seasoned pros supply tips on gear and technique, storytelling and even video production with more than 35 hours of lectures and exercises.

Get it now: All 10 courses of the Podcasting 101 Bundle are on sale now for $29 with lifetime access.


Become an eBook Publisher

The advent of Amazon, Kindle and the eBook explosion has made it easier than ever to get your story out there. It can be somewhat more intimidating to actually get it read. This course gives you more than just writing tips - it gives you insider info on how to monetize that novel and prove what fans of reading have known all along: Content is still king.

Get it now: The eBook Self-Publishing Bundle is on sale for $29.99.


Learn how to Design in the Adobe Suite

Are you more visually creative? There's no shortage of jobs for freelance designers out there - if they know their tools. Get the know-how with lifetime access to the Complete Adobe Mastery Bundle, which unlocks the unlimited possibilities of Abobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Lighthouse and more. Read the rest

This online training makes spreadsheets a breeze

Spreadsheet proficiency isn't just a box to check off on your resume. It's the number one time-saver for any data entry job, human resources manager, inventory specialist or countless other crucial office positions. Don't waste time tinkering with Excel or Google Sheets on your own. Learn both, backward and forwards, with The Excel & Google Sheets Mastery Bundle.

Both sections of this comprehensive online course are designed for beginners, but they don't skimp on teaching expert-level tricks of the trade. Access more than 35 hours of lessons and examples, and you'll be guided through the basic functions of the two most popular spreadsheet tools in no time. Before long, you'll be automating tasks, customizing your own formats and writing macros and formulas that will cut your workflow exponentially. In short, you'll spend less time working on spreadsheets and learn how to put them to work for you.

Grab The Excel & Google Sheets Mastery Bundle: Lifetime Access for a discounted $19 today. Read the rest

Get whiter teeth after just one of these charcoal treatments

Drop by just about any health store and you'll hear raves about charcoal's curious and newfound properties as a sponge for the body's toxins. Turns out its beauty benefits are just as miraculous. The NUOVAWHITE Charcoal Teeth Whitening System uses charcoal as the active ingredient for a treatment that will visibly make your pearlies pearlier after just one go.

NUOVAWHITE works with Blue LED Light technology and specially treated whitening charcoal to brighten your smile. And it doesn't just improve the looks: The treatments actually bolster and restore your existing tooth enamel in the process. It's the safest treatment around - FDA compliant, cruelty-free and even completely kosher.

If all this sounds good enough to double up, then grab the NUOVAWHITE Charcoal Teeth Whitening System: 2-Pack for $27.99 Read the rest

Check out these 6 useful portable gadgets

So much for the Swiss Army Knife. Modern life is filled with little emergencies we never thought we'd have 20 years ago. Let technology come to the rescue once again with these innovative, on-the-go widgets. Even collectively, they take up so little space in your pocket you'll forget they're there - except when you need them.

UltraBright 500-Lumen Tactical Military Flashlight: 2-Pack

Whether you're broken down on the road or deep into a forest trail, these workhorse flashlights put that keychain penlight to shame. These lightweight aluminum torches have three power-saving modes to ensure a long life for the single AA battery, but they ramp up to a one-mile range if you really need to shine. The adjustable zoom makes them equally ideal for exploring caves or the crannies of an overheating engine.

Buy now: UltraBright 500-Lumen Tactical Military Flashlight: 2-Pack for $11.99.


Nix Mini Color Sensor

If you've ever tried to match swatches to an existing paint job, you know the humbling limitations of the human eye. Here's where Nix comes in. Scan any surface, save it to a phone or tablet and the software will match it to one of 31,000 shades from any leading paint brand or to the exact RGB, HEX, CMYK or LAB color. See why CNET called this the #1 Paint Color Matching Tool.

Buy now: Nix Mini Color Sensor at a 30% discount of $69.


Twisty Glass Mini

Say hello to your new best friend. The even more petite companion to the popular Twisty Glass Blunt is here, with a valuable upgrade in the 50% smaller cherry. Read the rest

Build next-level websites the hands-on way

Big or small, all companies need a web presence. And we're talking more than a landing page and a couple of links to social media. Format is the go-to tool that gives business leaders full control of their digital storefront, and if you want proof, you're in luck: A 1-year subscription to Format Pro is 65% off at $49.99.

You'll dive in quickly with a drag-and-drop interface and a full library of flexible layouts that are fully compatible for web or mobile. Once you're up, Format Pro makes things easy to maintain with the ability to sell products directly through the site, a proofing tool, and a free Format Galleries app for managing images. Unlimited bandwidth, Google Analytics support, Adobe Lightroom integration - this platform has all the tools you need to launch and keep rising.

Get Format Pro's 1-Year Subscription now for $49.99 and give your work the virtual showcase it deserves. Read the rest

Got designs on a design career? Learn the ropes quick.

Whether you're designing for print or digital, a modern career in graphic design requires more than just an eye for a decent font. Professionals in this fast-growing, artistic field need to be just as nimble with the latest software as any tech worker. If you want to learn graphic design, The Complete Learn To Design Bundle teaches all the relevant tools in one comprehensive series.

In this eight-course bundle, you'll tackle and master all the essential Adobe programs — inDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator CC — and move on to apply those layouts with tutorials in the essentials of web design and development. You'll be able to create innovative user interfaces with Sketch, SVG web animations and build websites top-down with Bootstrap 4. In short, it'll check all the boxes on a complete designer's resume.

That's more than 60 hours of training for $39. Pick up The Complete Learn To Design Bundle and get creating. Read the rest

Attend art school the easy way

Whether you're looking at art for a career, a passion or (ideally) both, the only way to learn is by doing. And thanks to online learning, there's an easy way to make sure you're doing it right. The Fundamentals of Drawing Bundle brings a studio full of established painters, portrait artists, and illustrators to your desktop, armed with all the techniques you'll need to jump-start your art career.

The opening tutorials in the 7-course pack lay out the fundamentals for any beginner - pencil grip, light lines and texture. Then you'll progress through classes that focus on shading, portraiture (both human and animal), and figure drawing. You'll even learn the specific secrets that top comic book artists use to create world-renowned heroes that leap off the page.

That's more than 35 hours of content, lessons, and lectures for $39 - much less than the cost of the individual courses. Sharpen that pencil and grab The Fundamentals of Drawing Bundle today. Read the rest

These invisible earplugs are a concertgoer's guardian angel

That persistent ringing in your ears after a long night at the club or a marathon concert? It's not just an annoyance. It's a warning. Tinnitus is no joke, and long exposure to sound levels over 85 decibels can permanently damage your ears. But if you really love the music, make sure you can listen as long as possible with EarDial: The Invisible Smart Earplugs for Live Music.

Made of transparent, hypoallergenic silicone, EarDial plugs won't stand out like other colored earplugs, thereby eliminating the stigma of being "that" guy or gal at the club. And that's not all they eliminate: The high-fidelity noise filter blocks out dangerous frequencies without sacrificing sound quality. The companion phone app measures the volume wherever you are, letting you know how long you can safely party with or without the EarDials. They store safely in a durable aluminum case, and you'll get an extra dose of good vibes knowing you're not the only one protected. For every purchase, EarDial donates 5% of profits to charities that support those suffering from hearing loss. Get the EarDial Invisible Smart Earplugs now for a 39% discount of $19.99. Read the rest

Learn CAD and 3D printing from top Makers

When it comes to the relatively new world of 3D printing, the possibilities are limitless - so much so that it's hard to know where to begin. So here's a good start: The CAD & 3D Printing eBook Bundle By Make:. Since 2005, Make: Magazine has been the primary resource for that particularly techie group of artists and artisans known as Makers. This new eBook bundle distills the best tips from Makers worldwide into a library that will get you inspired from the moment you get that printer or CAD machine out of the box.

Beginners guides will take you through your first fabrications, and you'll quickly move on tackle "best of" projects from the Make: archives and learn your way around time-saving modeling tools like Fusion 360.

Whether your aim is art, commerce or both, the ideas in this library will take you there. Pick up The CAD & 3D Printing eBook Bundle By Make: on sale now for $19.99. Read the rest

Mailstrom declutters your inbox with smart sorting tools

Right up there with your Twitter feed and Mr. Coffee machine, our email inboxes are among the first things we check in the morning. And, no matter how diligent we are about managing them, there's always a mountain of clutter waiting for us when we start our day. We could all use some organizational help, and Mailstrom Pro might be the solution. Lifetime subscriptions are on sale for $59.99 today.

Mailstrom is the email management app that identifies and organizes bundles of related mail, allowing you to easily sort, manage, and delete massive swathes of emails at a time. You can unblock unwanted senders and unsubscribe from old lists with a single click, and Mailstrom's lifetime subscription extends to up to 20 of your email accounts giving you plenty of coverage.

A lifetime subscription to Mailstrom Pro normally retails for $999.75, but you can sign up today for $59.99. Read the rest

Why you should add an ITIL certification to your resume

As today's businesses grow, so too do their IT needs. That's why demand (and pay) is high for experts who can keep these businesses online. Now, demand alone won't get your foot in the door, as employers expect you to bring some certifications to the table that validate your skills. There are plenty of certifications out there, but choosing ITIL could take you further in your career. The Ultimate ITIL Certification Training Bundle can help you get certified, and it's on sale for $49.

ITIL is a set of detailed practices for IT service management that focuses on merging IT services with the needs of business. By introducing ITIL practices into a workplace, you can better help a business create cost-effective practices, manage risk, and ultimately build a more stable yet scalable operation. This collection features 14 courses on the IT service lifecycle, operational support, and other ITIL concepts. In addition to getting valuable ITIL knowledge, each course will reward you with PDUs that you can then use to qualify to take the necessary certification exams.

The Ultimate ITIL Certification Training Bundle usually retails for $3,499, but you can get it through the Boing Boing shop for $49. Read the rest

7 tools to upgrade your productivity

Between your work, emails, family, and friends, you've got a lot of responsibilities on your plate and hardly any time to tend to them all. Thankfully, you don't have to go at them alone. From task managers to smart calendars, we've found 8 of the best productivity tools to help you stay on top of your to-dos, and they're all on sale for a limited time.

1. Pagico 8

MSRP: $50

Sale Price: $19 (62% off)

Pagico is a one-stop app that helps turn all of your tasks, notes, and projects into beautiful interactive flowcharts, making it easy to see what's on your plate and schedule accordingly. You can focus on current to-dos with the today view, search hundreds of projects using the powerful tag browser, and much more in Pagico's streamlined interface.

2. BusyCal 3

MSRP: $49.99

Sale Price: $19.99 (60% off)

When your default calendar app won't cut it, BusyCal is there to keep you on track. This smart calendar is loaded with time-saving features, like smart filters and custom views, and integrates with all the leading cloud services, including iCloud, Google, Exchange, and more.

3. Timelinr Personal Plan: Lifetime Subscription

MSRP: $1,710

Sale Price: $49.99 (97% off)

With the ability to create high-level roadmaps and track tasks for any project, Timelinr lets you organize your ideas and turn them into calculated plans fast. Timelinr's SimulCollab™ feature makes it easy to keep your team in the loop with any changes you make along the way, and you can enjoy unlimited timelines and sharing as well. Read the rest

Make writing painless with a Cambridge tutor's guide

Do your college essays still give you nightmares? You're not alone. A blank page or screen can be a terrifying sight, but a University of Cambridge tutor's new course can help you hit that keyboard with confidence.

Dr. Clare Lynch has de-mystified academic writing and communication for students, business executives and government officials worldwide, and that experience is packed into her comprehensive course Writing With Impact: Writing That Persuades. Whether you're looking to present your best self in a business proposal, cover letter or blog, Lynch's examples will clear the path to winning prose. Over 4 hours of training, you'll develop your voice and confidence as a writer and learn valuable persuasion techniques that professional writers use. Whether you're writing outreach emails or commerce posts, you'll be able to improve your writing skills and get better results.

This course is only $9.99 when you enroll today. Read the rest

The Stormtrooper Robot Vacuum is the droid you're looking for

One great use of the Force is chores - telekinetically, of course. Samsung may not exactly be the Force, per se, but they are at least making vacuuming a whole lot easier and more fun. Their POWERbot Star Wars Limited Edition Stormtrooper Robot Vacuum is just too cute not to order around.

Like Samsung's standard POWERbot, this geeky-clean version has an easy out-of-the-box set-up and charges up at a wall unit that plugs into a standard outlet. But power it on, and you'll instantly feel like Vader lording it over the troops. The Stormtrooper Robot Vacuum fires up with an enthusiastic "Let's go!" before launching into the "Star Wars" theme as it crawls along your soon-to-be clean floor. Armed with a Full View 2.0 sensor, it tracks down dirt as doggedly as the real thing tracks down rebels, moving easily under couches and grabbing particles in corners that other, circular vacuums can't. It detects different surface types and can optimize its suction accordingly. It even responds to commands in an appropriately Imperial way ("Freeze" for stop, for instance).

At a discounted $372, it's the nerdiest way to keep your floors spotless. Read the rest

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