Sharmaine Joyce Orlin

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How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

IKEA launches indoor garden that can grow food all year-round

If you’ve always wanted to grow your own veggies and herbs, but don’t have a yard where you can set up a garden, IKEA has the perfect product for …

Ikea’s Newest Product Introduces Hydroponics To Mainstream America

Are grow-your-own salad days ahead?<p>The term “hydroponics” typically conjures up images of illegal marijuana farms in massive warehouses, but Ikea has a more domesticated offer: a handsome little planter that lets you grow lettuce right on your kitchen countertop.<p>Hydroponics is a plant-growing …

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything.<p>It's a great feeling, isn't it? Checking something off your to-do list. Mission accomplished. Done. But it's …

Time Management

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

CREDIT SUISSE: Corporate bonds 'may actually do harm to a portfolio'

The Federal Reserve is the driving force behind the bank's less constructive outlook on investment-grade bonds. Credit Suisse expects the central bank to raise interest rates in September, a move that should drive up bond yields and drive down prices. The problem, at least for those with money …

Egypt to inaugurate Suez canal expansion in August

Dubbed the Suez Canal Axis, the new 72-kilometre (45 mile) project will run part of the way alongside the existing canal that connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean.<p>It involves 37 kilometres of dry digging and 35 kilometres of expansion and deepening of the Suez Canal, in a bid to help speed up …

Hillary Clinton unleashes attack on Wall Street

Hillary Clinton took a page out of President Obama's class warfare book.<p>In her first major campaign speech, the Democratic presidential contender on Saturday tore into CEOs, hedge fund managers, Corporate America -- and the Republicans who support them.<p>Here's what she had to say about Wall Street …

July 2015

Ancient DNA reveals how Europeans developed light skin and lactose tolerance

Food intolerance is often dismissed as a modern invention and a “first-world problem”. However, a study analysing the genomes of 101 Bronze-Age …

Bronze Age

Why Small Businesses Fail

For the most part, small businesses start off with the intent to be successful. Let’s face it no one ever launches a company expecting it to fail (at …

These Astronaut Photos of the Great Pyramids & Earth Are Simply Breathtaking

Astronaut Terry Virts knows how to spend his last day in space: gazing at planet Earth from afar and posting photos of that jaw-dropping view online …

Moore's Law in action: making our machines ever more micro

Over the past few decades, engineers have leveraged Moore's Law to the fullest, resulting in powerful ultrathin laptops and feature-rich miniature wearables. Back in 1981, a 23-pound Osborne 1 computer was considered portable, with 64KB of onboard memory. Today, smartphones weigh just a few ounces …

Moore's Law

Photo of twin tornadoes was storm chaser's 'unicorn' shot

Hail as big as golf balls slammed into him as drenching rain fell, but none of that mattered. Weather photographer Kelly DeLay sensed this was his moment to capture the kind of rare natural phenomenon that fuels the adrenaline of a storm chaser.<p>And at 7:04 p.m. on June 4, DeLay snapped the …

10 successful Kickstarters creating a better world

1/12<p>It’s a beautiful thing when businesses align profits and purpose for a better world. And with the growth of crowdfunding, the concept of …

Deadly dish: the dinner that can give you cancer

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1173000/1173101_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1536265815_676a87185c6e4c88e742cb86d7805222<p><b>A local delicacy in north-east Thailand, made from raw fish, has been found to be behind a high incidence of liver cancer in the area, and doctors</b> …

5 apps to help you manage your work on the road

Of course, if you have a smartphone, there are tons of apps out there that can help you manage work while away from home.<p>Here are five that will help business travelers get as much done on the road as they could at the office.<p><b>1.</b><b>Expensify</b><p>Expense reports are a necessary part of business, but they're …

The 5 Best Fonts To Use On Your Resume

Times New Roman might cost you your next job.<p>While resume font choice may seem trivial, experts say it's actually pretty important. A bad font can take the focus off the accomplishments you've listed.<p>"A reader may not arrive at the content if your font if too distracting," Samantha Howie, senior …

Typography