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With new Alexa skill, Lego teaches kids to obey their robot overlords

Lego and Alexa. Name a more iconic duo.  The toy company has announced an Amazon Alexa skill that will tell kids exactly how to build and play with their Legos.  SEE ALSO: Legoland Japan broke a world record with their cherry blossom tree
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Snapchat's new Harry Potter lens lets you practice your wizard skills

Good news, Harry Potter fans: you can now live out some of your Hogwarts fantasies in Snapchat. The app added a new Harry Potter-themed lens that transports you into the famed wizarding school so you can practice spells.  SEE ALSO: How to use
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How Repetitive Training Creates Mastery and Magic

The most powerful way to master a skill is the one thing most people seek to avoid: Practice. Practice? Practice?! Yes, Allan Iverson from 2002…we’re talking about practice. Specifically, the character-building process of repetition.
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It’s Not About Years of Experience but About Skills

If we start reading job advertisements from various industries, we will see that the employers require experience in most of these ads. We see things like “at least five-plus years’ experience,” “ten-plus years’
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Celebrate Pokémon Day with a new Alexa skill

Pokémon Day, the holiday that celebrates all things Pokémon, arrives on Feb. 27.  In honor of your favorite collectible friends and their special day, Pokémon Company International is releasing a Pikachu-themed app for
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This smart cat shows off his skills with his favorite game

Cats are the perfect predator, and have a knack for deterring rodents and hunting down pests.  In Gilbert's case, he can always find a bell.  SEE ALSO: Finally, an automatic food and water dispenser for your cat Redditor Dingingdonging
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Firefighters rescue a dog stuck on a frozen river with incredible scooching skills

Usually firefighters are more in the cat-saving game, but it seems they can make an exception for good dogs. SEE ALSO: This machine plays fetch with your dog for you On Wednesday, firefighters from the Tulsa Fire Department came to the aid of a dog
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Learn how machine learning can benefit your financial trading skills by taking this online class

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Financial markets are a tricky beast. Depending on what