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Having white teeth is part of the American dream, along with having two beautiful, self-sufficient toddlers. Have something to smile about with this Groupon.

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  • $49 for a dental exam, basic cleaning, and x-rays (a $240 value)
  • $189 for Zoom! teeth whitening (a $600 value)
  • $219 for dental exam, basic cleaning, and x-rays plus Zoom! teeth whitening (an $840 value)

In-office Zoom! whitening brightens teeth up to eight shades with a light-activated bleaching gel. Those who purchase both the exam and the whitening will get a $75 credit to use during their next treatment.

Some family heirlooms, such as jewelry and photographs, are enthusiastically accepted by younger generations, and others, including Grandpa's gallstone and Betamax copies of Ishtar, are not. Procure a pride-inspiring heirloom with this Groupon.

$59.99 for $139.99 Worth of Personalized Alphabet-Photography Art

Customers can select up to 14 photographs representing the letters of their chosen word, with more than 200 letter choices and options for black-and-white or sepia photographs. The finished word is set inside of a mat and framed in a 10x26 frame. Samples include a black steel frame with a black mat ($139.99), a beveled walnut frame with a chocolate mat ($179.99), and a mahogany frame with cream and chestnut mats ($199.99). Groupon customers can apply the value toward any frame style.

Ethiopian food works best when you dont use silverware, much like eating pizza or performing an appendectomy. Give your favorite dish a hand with this Groupon.

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  • $12 for $24 worth of Ethiopian cuisine for two
  • $24 for $50 worth of Ethiopian cuisine for four or more
  • $75 for $150 worth of catered Ethiopian cuisine

Dine-in guests can sample classic Ethiopian dishes such as the doro wat with chicken sautéed in red garlic, ginger, and other spices ($12.50), the sautéed lamb of the lega tibs ($12.95), or vegetarian dishes including the spicy red lentils of the yemisir wot ($9.50) and the sautéed spinach and peppers of the gomen ($9.50). Catering prices vary by entrees and number of sides chosen, but typically start at $15 per person.

Chinese lanterns are believed to grant wishes, but they also serve practical purposes, including helping you see just how many snakes are on your plane. Shed a little light with this Groupon.

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  • $25 for $50 worth of Chinese lanterns
  • $39 for $100 worth of Chinese lanterns

Light up your next outdoor event with sky lanterns ($44.99 for 10) or hanging lanterns ($14.99 for 10). If you have a pool or pond, you can set a few water lanterns ($29.95 for 10) afloat to watch the light shimmer on the waters surface.

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Losing weight is tough, unless you're referring to dumbbells, which are actually pretty easy to throw out the window. Drop some pounds with this Groupon.

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  • $99 for a three-month weight-loss program (a $297 value) with a consultation (a $200 value; a $497 total value)
  • $199 for a six-month weight-loss program (a $594 value) with a consultation (a $200 value; a $794 total value)

Comprised of a custom nutrition-and-exercise plan, the all-natural weight-loss program is conducted remotely. The client initiates unlimited phone conversations with a weight-loss coach, who collaborates with a physician, a nutritionist, and a personal trainer to appropriately tailor the program. Online tools, such as a profile and calendar, allow the client to track progress, and an initial consultation with a doctor explores the client's medical history. Unlike other plans, the Genetix Program eschews pills, supplements, thermogenics, and medical procedures. For more details, see the program description and a sampling of meal-plan recipes.

Acupressure can ease the aches and pains caused by working on your feet all day and spending all night in an alley full of rocks and garbage. Pick yourself up with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for one 30-minute acupressure massage and one 30-minute foot-reflexology session (a $90 value)
  • $89 for one 60-minute acupressure couples massage (a $190 value)
  • $169 for two 60-minute acupressure couples massages (a $380 value)

During acupressure massages, a therapist applies pressure to specific points along the body to promote stress-relief and wellness. Acupressure couples massages provide two guests with the chance to relax as two therapists perform a one-hour massage at the same time.

Accountants can do magical things with numbersthey can analyze them to find a higher tax refund or use an upside-down calculator to make them say Oh hello. Expand your financial vocabulary with this Groupon.

$49 for Sage 50 Accounting Certification Course Bundle ($795 Value)

Indicative of experience in accounts and invoicing, bank reconciliation, and setting up a stock system, Sage 50 accounting certification course bundle makes accountants and accountants-to-be more desirable to would-be employers. Students can earn certification in just a few weeks with this course's 21 online modules, each capped by a general review. Instructors with real-world experience lead demonstrations and visual presentations, and the schools three-tiered exam simulators let the student focus on one aspect of the course at a time, from filling out 1099s to ensuring bills don't fall into the shredder.

Eye accessories can transform their wearers, from eyelash extensions that impart glamour to monocles that endow peanuts with speech. Come out of your shell with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for $200 toward prescription eyeglasses or sunglasses
  • $59 for an eye exam and $225 toward prescription eyeglasses or prescription sunglasses (a $301 total value)

Customers may choose a frame (from around $188) with single-vision lenses (from $128) or opt for custom progressive bifocal lenses (from $278). Prescription sunglasses ($208 on average) can help keep the sun out of eyes while not compromising vision. Special lens features include anti-reflective coating ($120) and high-index thin lens construction ($130).

Wine gets better with age, like cheese and the value of a first-edition copy of Abraham Lincoln's autobiography, Lincoln for Love in All the Wrong Places. Enjoy timeless taste with this Groupon.

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  • $20 for $40 worth of dinner cuisine
  • $7 for $14 worth of lunch cuisine

During the evening hours, diners can enjoy small plates of drunken goat cheese mac and cheese ($10) and ahi tuna poke ($14) while entrees include a New York strip drizzled in a green peppercorn sauce ($24). The lunch menu ranges from a local grass-fed burger on a brioche bun ($9) to a three-course meal ($20) with soup or salad, an entrée such as pan-seared fish with lemon butter, and a dessert.

Being popular at the beach requires having smooth skin, a stylish swimsuit, and the strength to beat up all the lifeguards and save the drowning hunks yourself. Rule the shore with this Groupon.

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  • $32 for one Brazilian wax (an $85 value)
  • $59 for two Brazilian waxes (a $170 value)
  • $89 for three Brazilian waxes (a $255 value)

Hair-removal experts remove every strand from the front and back of the bikini area with botanically derived Nufree, a waxless, sugarless formula that prevents the pain that comes from wax sticking to the skin.

Before man learned to ride horses, Western films ended with cowboys jogging into the sunset. Saddle up with this Groupon.

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  • $127 for a 60-minute private horseback-riding lesson for three (a $255 value)
  • $85 for a 60-minute private horseback-riding lesson for two (a $170 value)
  • $43 for a 45-minute private horseback-riding lesson for one (an $87 value)

Instructors customize their lessons to each rider's skill level. During lessons for two or three people, students share the hour and learn together. Each class includes time to lead horses to the arena and back to their stalls.

The human skeleton gives the body structure, preventing us from looking like sacks filled with creamed corn. Stand up for yourself with this Groupon.

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  • $29 for a chiropractic exam with x-rays, an adjustment, and a 30-minute massage (a $325 value)
  • $49 for a chiropractic exam with x-rays, an adjustment, and a 60-minute massage (a $364 value) The first visit includes a chiropractic evaluation, posture analysis, a foot scan, and x-rays, if needed. A second visit covers a report of findings, any necessary chiropractic treatment, and a massage. If necessary, a third visit can be scheduled at no extra cost.

Walking barefoot on clean, fluffy carpeting is the best way to thank your feet for walking and making toe rings possible. Settle in with this Groupon.

$49 for Carpet Cleaning for Up to 900 Square Feet ($99 Value)

In one to two hours, technicians scour carpets with hot-water extraction systems that use child- and pet-friendly cleaning agents, shampoo, deodorizer, and color brightener to soak up deeply embedded dirt. Before bidding adieu to newly laundered carpets, they cover fibers in a spray protectant that can last for up to one year. Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.

Utilizing social media is a vital skill in today's business world, like being able to differentiate between when your boss is using Bluetooth and when she's yelling at a ghost. Embrace the spirit of the modern workplace with this Groupon.

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  • $99 for an online fast-track social-media marketing course (a $797 value)
  • $199 for an online complete social-media strategist certification (a $3,997 value)

Eight fast-track sessions guide students through the selection, maintenance, and optimization of social-media platforms for a successful online-marketing strategy. At the end of the course, students will be able to plan and create an effective profile or execute a social-media campaign, complete with content, engagement, and quality SEO material and backlinks.

The social-media strategist certification takes pupils through six core and two elective courses, training them in the advanced workings of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, blogging, and video marketing. Students complete the classes online at their own pace, with 24/7 access to support, cheat-sheets, and training tools. After achieving certification, graduates gain exclusive access to professional-development webinars, networking opportunities with fellow social-media marketing alumni, and diplomatic immunity.

According to a recent survey, people have listed chocolate as their preferred cause of death, followed closely by money avalanche. Get one foot in the tastiest grave with this Groupon.

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  • $29 for $40 worth of two-hour classes
  • $27 for a punch card for 10 Diva hot-chocolate drinks and milkshakes (up to a $57.50 value)

Students learn how to detect the subtle flavors of chocolate and wine in a pairing class ($60 per student), and chocolate-tasting sessions ($40 per student) focus on the creamy treat's history and health benefits.

Available in cool milkshakes or warm hot chocolates, Diva drinks tout the names of famous women, such as the Audrey Hepburn, the Bette Davis, and the Marilyn Monroea creamy white-chocolate creation infused with mint and topped with whipped cream and crumbled Oreos.

In the Victorian era, people made their cores look tight by wearing corsets, which doubled as bulletproof vests during pistol duels. Strengthen your core until it's naturally impervious to bullets instead with this Groupon.

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  • $45 for five group mat classes (a $95 value)
  • $89 for ten group mat classes (a $185 value)
  • $75 for five group Reformer classes (a $215 value)
  • $149 for ten group Reformer classes (a $385 value)

Mat classes use the student's own body, as well as hoops, straps, and balls, to add resistance to core-strengthening movements. Reformer classes use the Reformer apparatus to perform exercises that isolate specific muscles in the abs, obliques, and lower back. Check out the schedule for a complete list of class dates and times.

Microdermabrasion is like magic, in that it uses a special wand to perform amazing feats and children find it boring to watch. Make blemishes disappear with this Groupon.

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  • $49 for one diamond-microdermabrasion treatment (a $109 value)
  • $99 for two diamond-microdermabrasion treatments (a $218 value)
  • $199 for four diamond-microdermabrasion treatments (a $436 value)

Microdermabrasion buffs away flaws such as fine lines, blemishes, acne scars, and stretch marks by exfoliating dead skin cells and coaxing collagen and elastin into production. The spa recommends multiple treatments for problematic skin.

Going out to a restaurant with your family is a great way to catch up and an even better way to prove to your parents that you've finally learned to eat without screaming between bites. Reveal the new you with this Groupon.

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  • $20 for $40 worth of Japanese cuisine for two or more
  • $40 for $80 worth of Japanese cuisine for four or more

The dinner menu, includes a three-piece spicy roll platter ($18), entrees of chicken fried rice ($7), and hibachi-grilled Korean-style beef tenderloin ($25). Lunch specials range from hibachi vegetables and tofu ($13) to a chicken and shrimp combo meal ($16).

Many American bistros differentiate themselves from their European counterparts by serving region-specific dishes and replacing waiters with Bruce Springsteen. Satisfy a hungry heart with this Groupon.

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  • $20 for $40 worth of farm-to-table dinner
  • $40 for $80 worth of farm-to-table dinner for four or more

For starters, the menu includes broiled crab and cheddar fondue ($12) and roasted butternut squash soup with Maryland crab ($5.50$6.50). Entrees range from a bison burger topped with bacon jam ($14) to seared duck breast served with garlic spinach, pumpkin risotto, and cherry port wine sauce ($26).

"Get in shape" hovers near the top of many New Year's resolution lists, right next to "deal with raccoon infestation" and "figure out how raccoons get trapped in the TV." Stop watching so many TV shows starring raccoons with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for one month of unlimited coed fitness boot-camp classes (a $140 value)
  • $99 for three months of unlimited coed fitness boot-camp classes (a $420 value)

Award-winning boot-camp classes cater to a range of fitness levels with techniques from CrossFit, yoga, and military routines. Clients hoist their torsos during body-weight exercises, and cardio drills incorporate boxing jabs, sprints, and plyometrics to keep heart rates humming. Click here for class schedules and available locations; indoor locations are available through the winter.

It's important to keep your nails in good shape, just in case you ever need to claw your way out of a malfunctioning birthday cake at a surprise party. Stay sharp with this Groupon.

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$50 for a mani-pedi package (a $144 total value)

  • Lavender manicure (a $47 value)
  • Lavender pedicure (a $70 value)
  • Paraffin treatment for the hands (a $12 value) and feet (a $15 value)

$55 for an 80-minute orange blossom aromatherapy massage (a $110 value)

$99 for a mani-pedi package and an orange blossom aromatherapy massage (a $254 value)

Letting a car fester in its own filth is almost as cruel as asking it to write its own For Sale ad or forcing it to wear a bumper sticker that says "My other car is a better-looking car." Avoid automotive cruelty with this Groupon.

$27 for Two Combo A Car Washes ($54 Value)

  • Presoak
  • Foam conditioner
  • 100% brushless wash
  • Triple-foam wax and clear-coat sealer
  • Under-chassis wash and rust inhibitor
  • Rain-X water repellent
  • Wheel cleaner and tire shine
  • Fresh rinse and towel dry
  • Interior vacuuming and dash wipe down
  • Window clean
  • Choice of air freshener
  • Each wash takes 10 minutes

A beautiful face can command the attention of a room, much like the announcement that you have declared yourself room commander. Get noticed with this Groupon.

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  • $149 for 20 units of Botox and a $100 credit toward one syringe of Juvéderm (a $300 value)
  • $279 for 40 units of Botox (a $600 value) and a $100 credit toward one syringe of Juvéderm

Doctor-administered Botox injections temporarily disable the muscles that cause moderate-to-severe frown lines. Groupon holders also receive a $100 credit toward one syringe of Juvéderm ($600), a hyaluronic-acid filler that obscures wrinkles and nasolabial folds. Botox may cause serious side effects that can be life threatening, including problems swallowing, speaking, or breathing. Read all safety considerations for Botox here.

Winston Churchill was famous for the high standards he applied to alcohol, quipping, Liquor is quicker, but get me a single-malt scotch with moon rocks in it! I'm the English president! Be like Ol' Winnie with this Groupon.

$20 for $40 Worth of Upscale American Cuisine and Drinks

The dinner menu includes small plates such as soy-and-stout-braised pork belly ($11), edamame humus ($7), and ahi-tuna tartar marinated in mustard-truffle oil ($12). Large plates include duck tacos ($14) and peach bourbon glazed brisket ($15). Cocktails change seasonally and include Sex in the Burbs ($13) with hibiscus-infused vodka, cranberry, lime, and concord grape foam, and the Winter Fell ($12) with house-infused pear vodka, housemade apple jam, egg white, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

An unclean colon can be a breeding ground for diseases and infections, but also gross stuff, too. Take out the trash with this Groupon.

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  • $89 for a detox package with one colon-hydrotherapy treatment, one infrared-sauna session, and one session on the TurboSonic whole-body-vibration machine (a $195 value)
  • $49 for one colon-hydrotherapy treatment (a $115 value)
  • $99 for two colon-hydrotherapy treatments (a $230 value)
  • $149 for three colon-hydrotherapy treatments (a $345 value)

During colon-hydrotherapy treatments, or colonics, sterilized equipment gently rinses the bowels with purified water to help eliminate waste material and toxins. The process is completely private and controlled by the client, although a hydrotherapist is available if needed. The detox package also includes a session in the infrared sauna, which promotes a healthy sweat while burning calories, and time on the TurboSonic whole-body-vibration machine, which stimulates muscle activity to tone and strengthen the body.

Without coffee, society would literally crumble under the weight of unsound buildings designed by narcoleptic architects, or narchitects. Set the cornerstone of your day with this Groupon.

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  • $16 for a punch card for 10 12-ounce espresso drinks or chai lattes (up to a $31.90 value)
  • $27 for a punch card for 10 12-ounce espresso drinks or chai lattes and 10 pastries (up to a $54.90 value)

Baristas blend organic milk and two shots of hand-pulled espresso or their own blend of housemade chai into each 12-ounce beverage (up to a $3.20 value each). They can pair each drink with pastries such as five-spice cinnamon buns, sweet or savory scones, ham and cheese croissants, and buttermilk-blueberry or apricot-almond muffins (a $2.30 value each).

Many of cinema's iconic moments involve automobiles, from the famous car scene in Cars to the unforgettable car scene in Cars 2. Take pride in your ride with this Groupon.

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  • $19 for one standard oil change with up to 5 quarts of fresh oil (a $47.99 value)
  • $36 for two standard oil changes with up to 5 quarts of fresh oil (a $95.98 value)

As an added bonus, Groupon customers receive 10% off additional services at the time of redemption.

Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.

Cycling is one of the most efficient modes of transportation, covering more ground with less exertion than walking, and creating less of an environmental impact than riding a coal-powered unicycle. Pedal into the 21st century with this Groupon.

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  • $17 for a full-day comfort hybrid bike rental for one (a $35 value)
  • $33 for a full-day comfort hybrid bike rental for two (a $70 value)

Customers embark on self-guided trips astride 24-speed comfort hybrid Trek bicycles with a dual shock system and upright seating. Rentals come with a helmet, U-lock, bike rack, flat tire kit, and a city map.

In a long-distance relationship, you can keep the romance alive by mailing boudoir photos or a novelty gun that shoots out a flag that says, "Sexy." Keep your eternal flame flickering with this Groupon.

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  • $187 for a 60-minute in-studio boudoir photo shoot with makeup and a $75 credit for prints and other products (a $375 value)
  • $75 for a 30-minute in-studio boudoir photo shoot with a $50 credit for prints and other products (a $150 value)

The $50 credit can cover products such as a 5"x7" print or a digital image with printing rights. A $75 credit can cover a print up to 8"x10" in size.

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  • $49 for one microdermabrasion or chemical peel (up to a $120 value)
  • $129 for three microdermabrasions or chemical peels (up to a $360 value)
  • $59 for one advanced signature facial (a $145 value)

Exfoliating microdermabrasion crystals help to smooth fine lines and wrinkles and improve skin tone and texture by ridding the complexion of dead skin cells. Chemical peels, on the other hand, come in a variety that clients can mix and match, following a pure AHA glycolic-acid peel, for example, with a gentle Skinmedica Illuminize peel that employs alpha-hydroxyl acids, almond extract, and apple extract. Alternatively, the advanced signature facial pairs a superficial chemical peel with an Atoxelene Oxygen Infusion skincare treatment.

Going to a boot camp injects military discipline into your routine, much like setting your alarm clock to bugle and reassembling your PlayStation blindfolded. Declassify your abs with this Groupon.

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  • $29 for one month of boot-camp classes (a $149 value)
  • $49 for two months of boot-camp classes (a $298 value)
  • $59 for three months of boot-camp classes (a $447 value)

The high-intensity boot-camp classes run four days a week and are held both indoors and outdoors. Patrons also receive nutrition advice to complement the exercise regimen.

A burger should be held with two hands, much like a steering wheel or a big wooden trunk filled with cement. Hold on to your hamburger with this Groupon.

$25 for Burger Lunch for Two (Up to a $59.98 Total Value)

  • Two burgers (up to a $13.99 each)
  • Four draft beers (up to an $8 value each)

Cooks top the menus numerous charbroiled burgers with toppings to suit any appetite, such as a fried egg and bacon for the breakfast cheeseburger ($12.99) or wing sauce and blue cheese for the buffalo style burger ($10.99). To wash down the hearty sandwiches, bartenders pour domestic ($6) and craft ($7) drafts, along with the occasional pint of Guinness ($8).

Massages and facials are among the best ways to achieve relaxation, on par with listening to actor Ed Harris chant in whale song. Sink into serenity with this Groupon.

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  • $89 for a 50-minute Swedish massage and an age-corrective facial or biodynamic facial (a $190 value)
  • $52 for an age-corrective facial or biodynamic facial (a $105 value)
  • $42 for a 50-minute Swedish massage (an $85 value)

During a 50-minute Swedish massage, the massage therapist employs soothing strokes to release tension and eliminate aches. The age-corrective facial aims to restore collagen and rejuvenate the skin with green-apple stem cells and natural retinol alternatives, whereas the biodynamic facial contains nourishing ingredients intended to refresh the complexion. The spa employs Éminence products in its facials.

Franklin D. Roosevelt inspired legions of Americans when he famously said, "The only thing we have to fear is this haunted house." Venture bravely into terrifying territory with this Groupon.

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  • $109 for four tickets to Murder Mystery Theater (a $240 value)
  • $59 for two tickets to Murder Mystery Theater (a $120 value)

While guests sip tea, coffee, and punch, and munch on desserts, a licensed hypnotist guides them in helping a ghost solve her own murder from 1912 or browsing artifacts from London in 1888 to decipher the puzzle of Jack the Ripper.

Stress can make you do things you'll regret, like snapping at someone you love or telling them you wish they weren't your eye doctor. Unwind with this Groupon.

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  • $89 for two 60-minute Swedish, deep-tissue, or lymphatic-drainage massages (up to a $240 value)
  • $49 for one 60-minute Swedish, deep-tissue, or lymphatic-drainage massage (up to a $120 value)

Swedish massages help relax with gliding motions and gentle pressure, and deep-tissue sessions address more pronounced tension and aches. Lymphatic-drainage massages are designed to detoxify the body by stimulating the lymphatic system.

A good carpet ties a room together by complementing the décor and mediating domestic disputes between the walls. Pamper the hardworking peacemaker with this Groupon.

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  • $70 for a three-room carpet cleaning, up to a total of 400 square feet (a $140 value)
  • $105 for a five-room carpet cleaning, up to a total of 800 square feet (a $213 value)
  • $89 for upholstery cleaning for a sofa and a love seat or a sofa and a chair (up to a $179.95 value)

Stevens Chem-Drys experienced technicians cleanse carpeting and upholstery with a pet- and kid-safe quick-drying solution. Equipped with a PowerHead machine, the techs blast carpets with carbonated cleaner called The Natural, a bubbly elixir that penetrates textile forests to oust entrenched dirt and stains. The hot-extraction system then inhales the nontoxic solution, sucking away the water to let carpets dry within one to two hours, unlike traditional steam cleaning, which leaves carpets soggy and feverishly crazed for days. Couches, love seats, and chairs can also benefit from one-hour upholstery cleaning, which douses seats in the same effervescent technology. For an extra fee, customers can opt for additional services including carpet-stain protectant, flea and tick treatment, pet-odor removal, and oriental-rug cleaning.

Though Stevens Chem-Dry sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.

Losing weight takes conscious effort, just like remembering to blink frequently enough to keep other people from getting suspicious. Fit in with this Groupon.

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  • $55 for 5 lipotropic vitamin B12 injections (a $250 value)
  • $95 for 10 lipotropic vitamin B12 injections (a $500 value)
  • $189 for 20 lipotropic vitamin B12 injections (a $1,000 value)
  • $269 for 30 lipotropic vitamin B12 injections (a $1,500 value)

Vitamin B12 shots infuse the body with three amino acids that help the liver process things more efficiently. Vitamin B12 provides the body with energy; methionine, inositol, and choline help mobilize fat; and adenosine and L-carnitine work to increase metabolism.

Only at a medieval feast can you eat with your hands, wear tights as pants, and shout "dragon" without inciting a panic. Abandon modern feasting conventions with this Groupon.

$29 for One Adult Ticket to a Medieval Dinner-Theater Show (a $59 Value)

Once settled into banquet seating in a medieval-style hall, guests aged 6 and older dig into a four-course, family-style smorgasbord that has included dishes such as slow-roasted beef, fresh-baked bread, rosemary fowl, and a seasonal dessert entirely without utensils. (The menu changes regularly.) Then audiences turn their attention to a 15th-century comedy show full of modern satire before getting a close-up view of an intense sword fight between fully armored knights. Of-age patrons can also pair their bites with included ale or raspberry mead. The PG-13 shows take place Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before each performance.

Art explores the great mysteries of the world, such as the secret of Mona Lisa's smile and why the Renaissance was swarming with winged babies. Delve into the unknown with this Groupon.

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  • $29 for an adult art class with wine for one (up to a $61.47 value)
  • $55 for an adult art class with wine for two (up to a $122.94 value)

During two-hour classes geared toward beginners, instructors lead students step by step through the process of creating a graffiti and abstract art masterpiece or painting artworks ranging from Monets Venice to Van Goghs Almond Blossoms. Each session includes a canvas, paint, brushes, and wine, and participants take home their finished works at the end of the class.

French cuisine is decadent and filling, although less so once you realize that eating the entire cloth napkin is politely discouraged. Bon appétit with this Groupon.

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$49 for a French Mediterranean dinner for two (up to a $100 total value) $97 for a French Mediterranean dinner for four (up to a $200 total value)

Each guest receives:

  • One appetizer (up to a $12 value)
  • One entree (up to a $29 value)
  • One dessert (up to a $9 value)

The menu includes a smoked-Scottish-salmon appetizer, roasted duck leg cassoulet, braised beef short ribs in a red-wine reduction, and pork tenderloin with applewood-smoked bacon.

Eating and drinking with friends makes for a much better Friday night than eating your friends and drinking alone. Gather a crowd with this Groupon.

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  • $25 for $50 worth of bar food and drinks
  • $375 for a brewery tour package for 10 SundaysWednesdays (a $750 value)
  • $739 for a brewery tour package for 20 SundaysWednesdays (a $1,500 value)
  • $998 for a brewery tour package for 30 SundaysWednesdays (a $2,250 value)

Brewery tour participants also gets food, drink, time in a private room, and items to take home. Click here for full details.

The menu's appetizers include nachos smothered in porter-infused chili, house-made pico de gallo, and signature jalapeno cheddar sauce ($9). Entrees range from meatloaf served with thyme gravy ($13) to hickory-smoked St. Louis ribs coated in house-made chipotle barbecue sauce and served with a corn bread muffin ($18).

It's important to understand computers for the same reason it used to be important to understand tall people: they run the world. Get a working knowledge with this Groupon.

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  • $299.99 for a live online prep course for the CompTIA A+ certification exams (a $3,200 value)
  • $249.99 for a live online prep course for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (a $2,500 value)

The CompTIA A+ class runs Monday, June 10Wednesday, July 3 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m.2 p.m.

CompTIA Security+ runs Tuesday, June 11Tuesday, July 2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m.9 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.2 p.m.

Students must register by June 3. Both classes are taught in a live online classroom setting. The CompTIA A+ course prepares students for the certification exam for careers in information technology support fields. Alternately, the CompTIA Security+ course prepares students for the certification exam that helps them become proficient in network security and management. During lectures, students can ask questions through a web interface that will be answered live or addressed in an email after class is over. Instructors also send out a recording of each lecture for students to watch again.

Catering allows hosts to worry about real party-planning problems, such as tinkering with the smoke machine or deciding how many cans of soda to stuff into the piñata. Focus on the fun with this Groupon.

Choose From Three Options

  • $50 for $100 worth of catered food
  • $100 for $200 worth of catered food
  • $30 for three vouchers for $20 worth of food and drink ($60 total value)

Chefs whip up a menu of American and Asian eats, ranging from classic Baltimore Reuben sandwiches ($6.99) to noodle and rice dishes such as yakisoba ($8.18) or bibimbob ($8.18). Their catering menu features many of the same specialties.

Dining out leaves you with a full stomach, fond memories, and pockets full of restaurant smell to take home to your kids. Enjoy appetizing aromas with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for a three-course meal for two (an $82 value)
  • $75 for a three-course meal for four (a $164 value)

Each diner receives an appetizer, an entree, and a dessert. Appetizers include an arugula salad and calamari fritti, while entree choices include housemade ravioli and osso bucco. Dessert options include brandied cherry bread pudding and crème brûlée. See the full three-course menu here. Dinner is served 4 p.m.10 p.m.

Exercise keeps the body in peak condition, which explains the marbleized ThighMaster lying next to Michelangelo's David. Enjoy an anatomical renaissance with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for 21 days of unlimited fitness boot-camp sessions (a $185 value)
  • $57 for 6 weeks of unlimited Rapid Fat Loss boot-camp sessions (a $370 value)

Both options include access to unlimited boot-camp sessions for the duration of the program, plus nutritional guidance in order to help clients feel great in time for summer. The sessions combine cardio training with resistance and weight work, helping to maximize caloric burn both during and after the workout. Click here for a list of frequently asked questions.

It's common practice to shake hands upon meeting new people so that you can hold down their dominant hand while your partner takes their wallet. Snatch a new look for your hands with this Groupon.

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  • $29 for one express mani-pedi with choice of polish (a $66 value)
  • $55 for two express mani-pedis with choice of polish (a $132 value)
  • $79 for three express mani-pedis with choice of polish (a $198 value)

During manicures, specialists treat hands with your choice polish and arms to soothing massages. During pedicures, they soak feet in moisturizing baths, contour calluses, and massage feet and legs. They trim cuticles on fingers and toes before shaping nails and applying polish.

Dining etiquette dictates that one use a soupspoon for soup, a dessert spoon for dessert soups, and a lobster hammer. Harness multiple courses of utensils with this Groupon.

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  • $20 for $40 worth of Italian food for two or more
  • $40 for $80 worth of Italian food for four or more adults

The menu includes signature dishes such Grandma Joanie's hand-rolled meatballs and spaghetti ($12); hand-breaded veal topped with prosciutto, provolone, and mushroom scampi sauce ($18); and the mussels Angelo sautéed with anchovies, apples, white wine, and lemon ($14).

Wines work best when properly paired: reds go with beef, whites go with fish, and champagnes go with cups made out of upturned party hats. Impersonate a sommelier with this Groupon.

$25 for $75 Worth of Wine

The online bottle boutique stockpiles a bounty of wines available for less than $15. Customers can also use this Groupon to guiltlessly treat themselves to a bottle with a slightly higher price tag, or they can apply the value toward a sampler case or a Barclay's Wine Experience, which includes 12 bottles, a Magic Decanter, and other essentials for $54.95 plus $19.95 shipping when using a Groupon. This deal is good for new, current, and previous Barclay's customers.

A DNA test can tell you even more about your ancestors than the old shaman who appears in five generations of family wedding photos. Peek into the past with this Groupon. 

$97 for a DNA Ancestry Test ($195 Value)

Participants receive a DNA sample-collection kit containing cheek swabs and instructions for collecting samples from the inside of the mouth. Send the samples back to the lab, and after a six- to eight-week analysis, the lab returns a PDF certification detailing the customer's personal ancestral breakdown. The breakdown is based on four percentage groups: indigenous American, EuropeanSouth Asian, East Asian, and sub-Saharan African. The analysis also comes with a manual explaining the process and human migration history.

It's always inadvisable to bite the hand that feeds you, especially since it's usually your own hand and the food is on the fork part anyway. Sink your teeth into this Groupon.

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  • $20 for $40 worth of Thai food for dinner
  • $40 for $80 worth of Thai food for dinner over two visits, valid for up to $40 per visit

The menu includes spring rolls ($4.99), Thai-style chicken wings with a mild chili sweet sauce ($6.79), and sautéed cashews, bell peppers, and scallions ($10.99). Barbecue pork marinates overnight before chefs grill it and serve it with spicy Thai-style herb sauce ($15.99).

Every culture has its own culinary rules, such as the American law that a bottle of dressing must be made from the fruits of a real ranch in order to be called "ranch." Harvest worldliness with this Groupon.

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$24 for a meal for two (up to a $49.55 total value)

  • Two appetizers (up to a $9.90 value)
  • Two entrees (up to a $35.90 value)
  • One dessert (up to a $3.75 value)

$48 for a meal for four (up to a $99.10 total value)

  • Four appetizers (up to a $19.80 value)
  • Four entrees (up to a $71.80 value)
  • Two desserts (up to a $7.50 value)

The menu features an aushak appetizer of scallion-filled dumplings topped with spicy housemade yogurt and meat sauce. Entrees include vegetarian curry served with fresh bread, and the lamb dish qaubili palau, along with salmon kebabs and dishes of sautéed pumpkin. Flaky baklava and pistachio-encrusted cornstarch pudding compose the dessert menu.

Automobiles emit characteristic sounds when they require services, from pings that signal the need for higher-octane gasoline to sizzles that reveal that tires are parked atop a working hibachi. Bring engines to a trained auto whisperer with this Groupon.

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$19 for an oil-change package with 19-point inspection and standard-oil change (up to a $29.95 value; up to a $99.55 total value)

$38 for an oil-change package with 19-point inspection and synthetic-oil change (up to a $69.95 value; up to a $139.55 total value)

Both oil-change packages include a tire rotation (a $34.80 value) and a brake inspection (a $34.80 value).

$49 for an air-conditioning service (a $180 value)

  • Air-conditioner performance-evaluation service
  • Evacuation and recharge refrigerant
  • Inspection and adjustment of drive belt tension (if necessary and applicable)
  • Up to 1 pound of freon added if needed

Like a day-old sunburn or the onset of a second ice age, excess hair can make sporting a bikini uncomfortable. Enhance poolside confidence with this Groupon.

$99 for Three Laser Hair-Removal Treatments on One Area (Up to $450 Value)

During the approximately 10-minute sessions, a certified technician painlessly removes unwanted fuzz by targeting the follicle, resulting in long-lasting hairlessness. Click here for a list of valid treatment areas.

Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.

Going out to eat is a fine way to spend time with loved ones, as long as its preceded by seeing a movie and followed by reenacting that movie using pickles. Imagine the possibilities with this Groupon.

$15 for Three $10 Vouchers for Food and Drinks (a $30 Value)

After purchasing, customers receive three $10 vouchers to be used over three separate visits.

The menu allows customers to create their own Mediterranean dishes from made-fresh-daily items in more than 1,000 combinations, resulting in such items as a falafel pita ($5.50), kefta kabob wrap ($6.50), or a chicken shawarma plate with basmati rice ($7). All items are free of preservatives, additives, and trans fats.

Before fitness instructors can holler motivational maxims at their students, they must first graduate from a premier hollering academy and serve two years in the Scream Corps. Get motivated with this Groupon.

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  • $29 for five boot camp classes ($150 value)
  • $55 for 10 boot camp classes ($299 value)

Each 45-minute outdoor boot camp session is a combination of constantly changing cardio and strength-training exercises. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 a.m.7:15 a.m. at the African American Heritage Park in Alexandria, and Saturdays from 7 a.m.7:45 a.m. at Ben Brenman Park in Alexandria. An initial appointment is required to assess fitness levels; email wlewis.fit@gmail.com to set up a time.

Weight is hard to lose, whether its abdominal fat or just a fat private detective hired to follow you everywhere. Sneak away with this Groupon.

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  • $999 for a SmartLipo treatment on one area (a $2,600 value)
  • $1,899 for a SmartLipo treatment on two areas (a $5,100 value)
  • $2,499 for a SmartLipo treatment on three areas (a $7,600 value)

Minimally invasive SmartLipo treatments employ a small laser-tipped tube to remove fat from these treatment areas. Via a small incision, the tube is inserted into fatty tissues, where the laser liquefies the fat, making it easier to suction through the tube. The treatment can be performed under local anesthesia and requires minimal downtime.