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Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

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San Bernardino shooters planned bigger attack, investigators believe

An examination of digital equipment recovered from the home of the couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino last week has led<p>FBIinvestigators to believe the shooters were planning an even larger assault, according to federal government sources.<p>Investigators on Thursday continued to search for …

Inside the Shop of the Last Great American Watchmaker

The greatest timepieces in the world come from Switzerland. And Amish country.<p>On the corner of a nondescript block in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a bank, or what used to be a bank. Now it is the home of Roland G. Murphy Watch Company, the country's only truly independent elite watchmaker. …

Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries

<b>Give Me Your Hand</b> <br>by Megan Abbott<p>Kit Owens has a secret—actually, it’s Diane Fleming’s secret, shared when the two of them were teens, but the …

What's killing your battery? Android's top 10 performance-sapping apps

Is your phone or tablet battery constantly reduced to a sliver of red on the screen? New research has found the worst performance-draining apps on Android devices, and Facebook is the biggest culprit.<p>It may seem to consume every spare moment of our lives, but the world's most famous social …