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Our Picks For The Best Laptop, PC And Tablet Today

You thought that the lockdown would only be a week, a month at most. Yet, here we are, more than half a year into the pandemic with cases about to cross the eight million mark. Even though unemployment rates have been falling since the April spike, the job market is still a mess.

With 42% of the U.S. labor force working from home full-time according to the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, now is the perfect time for you to take the leap and start pursuing your dreams from home. This is especially true for parents who want to take care of their kids while still working. Of course, you’re going to need the right equipment. Take a look at the absolute essential upgrades you need to start your work from home journey.

How can you expect to work from home if you don’t have something to do that

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MLB playoffs betting odds, picks: Rays strike first vs. Yankees, plus a long-shot home run prediction

After two full days off, the Major League Baseball playoffs are set for action again Monday afternoon and evening with the American League Division Series getting underway. So-called bad blood exists in both series and the expectation is both will be highly competitive as well. It’ll be fun without the gambling aspect, sure, but we can add to the fun, no? Let’s do it.

ALDS Game 1

Houston

Oakland (-1.5)

4 p.m.

TBS

8.5

ALDS Game 1

N.Y. Yankees (-1.5)

Tampa Bay

8 p.m. 

TBS

7.0

All lines via William Hill Sportsbook

Rays win (+135)

Like most people heading into the series — at least from what I’ve seen — I picked the Yankees to win. I think it’ll be close and hard fought, though, and I wonder about the Rays sitting around with their 40-20 regular-season record and fairly easy two-game sweep of the Blue Jays seeing nearly everyone

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August Home Sales Soar to a Record High: 5 Top Housing Picks

The U.S. housing sector is on a roll, with an increasing number of Americans leveraging on the record-low mortgage rates. The latest pending home sales data for August reached the highest level on record as more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in the month, suggesting that the hot U.S. housing market will maintain the strong spell well into fall.

All-Time High Pending Home Sales

The National Association of Realtors or NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index — a forward looking indicator of home sales based on contact signing — soared 8.8% from July to 132.8 in August, hitting a record high, according to the NAR survey since January 2001. Contract signings are 24.2% higher from the year-ago period as well.

It is worth mentioning that August marks the fourth consecutive month of gains as well as the third year-over-year rise since the pandemic hit the housing market hard. All four

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2020 NFL predictions: Expert picks for Super Bowl LV, MVP, Offensive Player of the Year and other major awards

The 2020 NFL season is finally here. You know what that means: It’s time for predictions! When the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs square off to begin this year’s hunt for the Lombardi Trophy, we’ll also get our first look at some favored candidates for major accolades, from former MVP Patrick Mahomes to potential Offensive Rookie of the Year Clyde Edwards-Helaire. So as the games roll in, we decided to put our team to the test and forecast every single major award on the line in 2020.

Right here, right now, we’ve got predictions for:

  • Super Bowl LV champion
  • Super Bowl LV MVP
  • Regular-season MVP
  • Offensive Player of the Year
  • Defensive Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Offensive Rookie of the Year
  • Defensive Rookie of the Year
  • Breakout Player
  • Team Bound for a Steep Decline
  • Team Bound for a Big Step Up

And here’s the full cast

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