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IT Insights Blog — blowout

Biggest Sale of 2016!

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New Year

2016 is drawing to a close, and minds are being turned toward the New Year in the form of goal- and resolution-making. Education and employment are top priorities on many resolution lists, but when it comes to acting on these items, it’s usually best not to wait until the New Year.

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A Knife Gift for Christmas

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Now that's a knife

I recently celebrated another birthday, and although I’m getting on in years, at heart I’m still a boy. And like most boys, I like knives. The Marine Ka-Bar, Gurkha kukri, anything made of Damascus steel, and of course the Turkana wrist-knife — I love em all.

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Know Your Blowouts

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Tire blowout

What do you think of when you hear the word "blowout?" Every person doesn't have the same mental image, and that's entirely understandable. There are, according to most standard English dictionaries, at least six different meanings of "blowout."

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Happy Thanksgiving from TestOut Continuing Education

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is upon us! Here at TestOut Continuing Education, we'll be sure to give thanks for all of our wonderful customers, whose commitment to great training and certification gets us out of bed each morning.

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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World War I soldiers

I was recently reminded of the Sainsbury’s television ad that depicts the Christmas Truce of 1914. On Christmas Eve of that year, in the trenches of the Western Front during the First World War, you could hear German and Allied soldiers singing Christmas carols across enemy lines. On Christmas morning, German troops stepped away from their cover and walked through no-mans-land shouting “Merry Christmas” to their enemies. This initially alarmed the Allied troops, but after realizing the advancing soldiers were unarmed, they went to greet them. Differences were set aside for those few hours (days in some areas), and celebration interrupted the brutal slog of warfare.

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