Ryan Nagy

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We waste 17 hours every week on pointless work email

The working world runs on emails. A study found that workers sent and received 112.5 billion business emails a day around the world. Even the rise of …

Productivity

High House / Dan Gayfer Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> High House is the end product of a significant renovation to a five-metre wide inner city terrace. Only …

Why 2020 Is Shaping Up To Be A Pivotal Year

In <i>The Dynamo and the Computer</i>, economist Paul David explains that although electricity became widely available in the late 19th century, its major effects weren’t seen until 30 years later. More recently, Robert Gordon’s new book, The <i>Rise and Fall of American Growth</i> showed that by the 1940’s the …

Moore's Law

Mini Horses Provide Love And Therapy For Incredible Little Boy

Jessica is a freelance writer for LittleThings. She’s a proud Pittsburgher that loves to drink tea and adopt cats in her spare time. When she's not …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity when you run your own business

"Most small-business owners don't build time into their workdays for things that are not just run, run, run for the business," Laura Vanderkam, time-management expert and author of "I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time," tells Business Insider.<p>While the core …

Transforming Your Kitchen

Shares 78<p>Our kitchen isn’t very big, but you can bet we all gather there. When I’m cooking dinner, the kids wander in to chat. When everyone gets …

Design Tips for a More Efficient Kitchen

<i>By Pamela Eaton, FCSI, LEED AP BD+C®, Regional Manager at Cini-Little International, Inc.</i><p>The question was posed to me: “How do you maximize …

The New Hot Color for Kitchens in 2016

(Image credit: Elle Decor)<p>Those of you who found yourselves a little bored by years and years of kitchens with white cabinets and white marble …

Star

Latest<p>Star Wars May the 4th Be With You Sale Happening At PlayStation Store<p>Star Wars 5 hours ago<p>Star Wars<p>Infinity War Has Made This Video Game …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Happiness

Theme Parks Used to Raise Ticket Prices by $5--Now They're up $20 Overnight

Harry Potter's not to blame for this.<p>On Monday, Universal Studios Hollywood announced new admissions prices, effective immediately. It comes as no …

Walt Disney Company

10 things in tech you need to know today

Happy Friday! Here's the technology news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. Google's parent company, Alphabet, is trying to sell Boston Dynamics, the robotics company it bought in late 2013.</b> Among the potential buyers are Toyota and Amazon.<p><b>2. Some Apple engineers say that they'd rather quit than help</b> …

Who Should Buy Boston Dynamics From Google?

For sale: BigDog. Lightly used.<p>Who will fill Google’s empty, robo-panicking shoes? With the news that the technology giant is moving to sell Boston Dynamics, makers of animal- (and human!) inspired military robots, the questions naturally turned to possible buyers. Here’s a quick run-down of some …

Google could be selling Boston Dynamics because even Google thinks these robots are terrifying

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. isn’t happy with Boston Dynamics, its robotics subsidiary. According to a report from Bloomberg, Alphabet executives think that Boston Dynamics is unlikely to generate substantial revenue in the next few years and is hard to work with. Toyota or Amazon could be …

Robotics

Here's Why Michaels Shares Are Going Through the Roof

Michaels Stores (mik) shares rose 10% Thursday after the arts and crafts retailer reported better-than-expected sales and profit for the fourth …

Spotify to pay $21 million in unpaid royalties

Music streaming service Spotify has reached an agreement with the National Music Publisher’s Association (NMPA) in responsibly paying back unpaid royalties that stretch as far back as Spotify’s inception. According to a report from The Verge, Spotify will pay out $21 million total for deals up to …

This Laser Manufacturer's Shares Just Skyrocketed

A multi-million dollar deal spurred shares of industrial laser maker Rofin-Sinar Technologies to skyrocket.<p>Rofin-Sinar’s shares were up 37% to $31.39 …

Sidewalk Labs is making a tool to prep cities for self-driving cars

Google's 'smart city' spin-off has a new platform called Flow<p>Sidewalk Labs, the "smart city" company spun off from Google last year, unveiled a new tool Thursday it built to help cities better manage traffic congestion, parking problems, and ultimately prepare themselves for the expected onslaught …