Wayfair Is Offering Big Savings on Desks, Chairs, and Other Office Furniture 

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If you find yourself working from home, you may be looking at the state of your new workspace and realize it's time for an update. Luckily, Wayfair is offering big savings on bookshelves, filing cabinets, desks, and anything else you may need for the ideal home office setup.

These deals won’t last forever, so to help you get started on your shopping, we picked out some of our favorites, which you can check out below.

Desks

- Dayne Desk $190 (Save $133)
- Marlton L-Shape Desk with Hutch $147 (Save $109)
- Francesca Desk $127 (Save $43)
- Shawnee Computer Desk $180 (Save $121)
- Blue Vandever Writing Desk $173 (Save $56)

Office Chairs

An office chair from Wayfair.
Wayfair

- Wayfair Basics Mesh Task Chair $65 (Save $95)
- Cioffi Ergonomic Task Chair $106 (Save $104)
- White/Red Halverson Ergonomic Mesh Task Chair $77 (Save $170)
- Blazek Mesh Task Chair $230 (Save $220)

Bookcases

- Gold Legette Etagere Bookcase $284 (Save $105)
- Champney Modern Etagere Bookcase $316 (Save $208)
- Kerlin Standard Bookcase $296 (Save $155)

Filing Cabinets

- 400 Series Three-Drawer Lateral Filing Cabinet $340 (Save $30)
- Oakridge Two-Drawer Lateral Filing Cabinet $250 (Save $80)
- Ellie Pedestal Two-Drawer Mobile Vertical Filing Cabinet $170 (Save $44)
- Buragate Two-Drawer Lateral Filing Cabinet $1029 (Save $70)

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You Could Get Paid to Watch Disney+ While Social Distancing

She’s excited to belt out both parts of Aladdin and Jasmine’s "A Whole New World."
She’s excited to belt out both parts of Aladdin and Jasmine’s "A Whole New World."
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In October 2019, Reviews.org chose five lucky couch potatoes for its “Disney+ Dream Job,” a position that paid people $1000 and gave them a year-long Disney+ subscription to watch 30 Disney programs in 30 days.

Now, the technology review site is accepting applicants for a similar (albeit less time-consuming) role: 10 people will receive a $200 Visa gift card and a free year of Disney+ to watch one single Disney film. Since most Disney movies are around 90 minutes long, your one-time wage works out to about $133 per hour.

To enter, all you have to do is send an email to giveaways@reviews.org with “Dream Job” in the subject line and your name and the title of your favorite Disney film in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random, so you don’t have to worry about trying to pick the “right” movie or explaining why you’re the right person for the job. You do, however, have to be at least 18 years old and a U.S. citizen. Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, April 10, and winners will be notified by email on the following Monday, April 13.

While October’s dream job was more about drumming up excitement for Disney+, which was a brand-new platform at the time, this one is all about encouraging social distancing and supporting people through the coronavirus crisis. With Disney+’s wide array of entertainment at your disposal—from National Geographic animal documentaries to animated classics you loved as a kid—you might feel a little less bored while you’re camped out on your couch.

If you want to check out Disney+ for yourself, head here to learn how to get a free seven-day trial.

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This 'Practically Impossible' Clear Jigsaw Puzzle Is the Perfect Antidote to Boredom

While looking for relaxing activities to do at home during quarantine, many people have broken out their jigsaw puzzles. But if you prefer your puzzles to be more challenging than relaxing, check out this one from ExpressItBest, which is available on Amazon for $22. The puzzle for adults consists of 150 clear pieces, and it takes a lot of brain power to put it together.

Every .75-inch piece in this set is perfectly transparent, which means the only clues you have as to what goes where are the outlines. The makers call the "practically impossible" brainteaser "our hardest puzzle for the most hardcore dissectologist." It's so difficult that ExpressItBest gives away one free custom puzzle a week to someone who posts a picture of the completed puzzle with the hashtag #Puzzibility on social media.

Clear jigsaw puzzle.
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If you succeed in solving it, you won't get a full-color photograph or a soothing landscape to display on your coffee table. Instead, you'll have a 10-by-12-inch clear rectangle and the satisfaction of conquering the near-impossible.

If this one still looks too easy for you, the wooden fractal puzzle, the infinite galaxy puzzle, and the 1000 color puzzle on this list may pose more of a challenge.

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