Sean Collins

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The Productivity Mistake Everyone Is Making

Showing off how many hours you work? You may be hurting your entire team.<p>Getting the job done day in and day out is tough. I always go through periods where my productivity starts slacking, and I can feel the laziness bug start creeping in. To get back on track, I follow a few steps and I'm back in …

British workers are skipping lunch and that's hurting productivity

Two thirds of British workers don't always manage to take even 20 minutes for lunch, according to a new Bupa survey<p>British workers are sacrificing productivity and job satisfaction by skipping lunch, suggests a new study that finds the majority of people are failing to take a break throughout the …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

Why you shouldn't start your New Year diet until February

January is the worst month to throw yourself into a new diet and fitness routine. Much better to plan ahead for the following month, says Andrew Shanahan<p>Whether it’s baking the perfect loaf, telling a hilarious joke or striking a sweet golf drive, the key to success is timing.<p>Dieting is no …

Weight Loss

Windows 10 will be directly available for Windows 7/8 users: OS expected to be free for Windows 8.1 users

Windows 7/8 users will be able to upgrade to Windows 10, without formatting their system.<p>Microsoft is all set to unveil its Windows 10 OS in fall …

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

What It Was Like Watching Television In 2004 Vs. 2014

A lot can change in a decade, but it doesn't always.

The 14 Best Movie Meet-Cutes

"This was some meet-cute," retired screenwriter Arthur tells his new neighbor, Iris, as she offers him a ride in "The Holiday." Inspired by one of our favorite Christmas movies, we're chronicling the best of this classic film trope, described by Roger Ebert as, "a comic situation contrived entirely …

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

Do we really need all those endless updates to iTunes?

Leave a product alone for a year and people – even those who love it – assume it’s been forgotten<p>“What’s happened to the song list?” Complaints of that sort have been loud and long since Apple updated iTunes in October. The new version is officially iTunes 12 – though there have been so many …

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Meetings and Emails Kill Hours, but You Can Identify the Worst Offenders<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>At the end of the day, many people wonder where all their time went.<p>New data-mining tools are helping employers answer that …

Employment

The Script, Dublin Castle, review: 'turbo-charged soppiness'

Led by a preening Danny O’Donoghue, The Script winningly embraced arena-pop cliché, says Ed Power<p>Led by the tall-haired and blandly photogenic Danny O’Donoghue, The Script linger at the t-junction between rock and pop. A confluence of treacly melodies, starburst choruses and glimmering guitars, …

The Coronas / October 2014 UK Tour

After spending 8 years establishing themselves in Dublin, Irish quartet <b>the Coronas</b> have recently uprooted and moved to London, where they were signed …

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …