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A leading expert says procrastination has almost nothing to do with will power

According to psychologist Tim Pychyl, a leading expert on procrastination from Carleton University, the fickle habit goes much, much deeper.<p>At its heart, Pychyl tells Business Insider, procrastination is an emotional issue.<p>"We could both put something in our schedule, and then we get there and we …

Procrastination

Millennial News Publisher Circa Plans to Create Weekly Ad-Supported VR Spots

As more money flows to advertising startups chasing virtual reality and brands start creating custom content, publishers want in on the VR craze, too.<p>…

Virtual Reality

Unbearably Cute Bear Bot That Will Help You At Home

Home automation has never been so cute. Bearbot, an emotive universal control, is not only sleek and tiny but also shaped like a bear! Created by Mu …

Home Automation

If Pokemon Go And Tekken Had A Baby, This Is What It’d Look Like. Say Hello To Genesis!

Do you like card games? How about player vs player combat games? Yes? Then you need to check out this augmented reality based card/combat game called</i> …

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

Game Boy Disease? There's a cure for that with wearable technology, says entrepreneurial UBC doctor

<b>VANCOUVER</b> — When patients visit Dr. Vahid Sahiholnasab for a routine check-up, he often asks to review their electronic fitness trackers.<p>He is …

These Are The Best Times Of Day To Tackle Each Part Of Your To-Do List

The most productive part of the day to send email, give a presentation, schedule a meeting, and more.<p>Picture this: It’s 1:30 p.m., and you’re just getting started on an important project that’s due to your boss first thing the next morning. But rather than brilliant ideas flowing from your head to …

Productivity
Augmented Reality

The Tap Wearable Bluetooth Keyboard Lets You Type on Any Surface

The Tap wearable Bluetooth keyboard fits on your fingers and allows you to type on any surface. Like the idea? Let’s keep going for the knuckle-like …

MIT Device Makes You a Superhuman With a Third Hand

The Robotic Symbionts project is trying to bring us one step closer to machine-augmented life.<p>What if instead of one hand on each arm, you had two? That's what Sang-won Leigh is trying to achieve with his Robotic Symbionts wearable that he developed as a project for MIT's Fluid Interfaces …

Strap on SubPac to Feel the Music

SubPac is a wearable that lets you feel the music, and it grabbed the attention of former Android chief Andy Rubin.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Wearable Tech

CEO’s genius way to help workers sleep better

Mark Bertolini is the head of Aetna, a US health insurance company which recently introduced a program that pays employees who regularly get seven or …

This wearable lighting is like adding a real life filter to your selfies

Imagine a world where lighting was not a fixed object, but instead followed us wherever we went, displaying different light depending on what you’re …

MIT Media Lab

RuPaul on How Straight People Steal From Gay Culture and Why Educating the Youth Is a Waste of Time

Real Talk<br>With RuPaul<p>The drag supermodel of the world on how straight people steal from gay culture, meeting David Bowie, and why educating the youth …

30 ways graphene is about to change your life

It's strong, it's flexible, and it's here. After a long time cooking in the labs, the first graphene-based products are beginning to trickle out into …

Nanotech

The Wearsafe Tag could be a game-changer in fighting sexual assault

When it comes to combating the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses, a ubiquitous point of contention seems to be the notion of context. …

U.S. Secret Service

Dolly Parton Developing Biographical Broadway Musical Featuring New Classic Songs

Once more, Dolly Parton has her sights set on Broadway.<p>The beloved country singer, who provided the music and lyrics for 9 TO 5, announced earlier …

Art
Arduino