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This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

6 Things You Don't Owe Your Boss | Inc.com

The typical workday is long enough as it is, and technology is making it even longer. When you do finally get home from a full day at the office, your mobile phone rings off the hook, and emails drop into your inbox from people who expect immediate responses.<p>While most people claim to disconnect as …

Owe

Save Hundreds on Dell's Inspiron 3000 Quad-Core Desktop PC

A wired mouse and keyboard are included at no extra cost, so all you'll really need is a display.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Dell XPS 13 Touch (2016)

<b>Pros</b><p>Very compact frame. Carbon fiber and aluminum construction. QHD+ (3,200-by-1,800) display is breathtaking. USB-C port with Thunderbolt 3 …

Samsung’s new Gear VR only costs $99

In partnership with Oculus, Samsung announced a $99 virtual reality headset Thursday to get more consumers into the space.<p>The Gear VR will be …

Virtual Reality

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

A simple experiment questioning people’s response to a picture reveals a common error that hampers our decision making. In an extract from his new book, psychologist Richard Nisbett reveals the ‘mindware’ to help us think smarter<p>Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he …

Psychology

How To Make A Barbell Work Your Core Harder

The scientists had men perform back squats with a regularly loaded barbell. They also had them do a squat with a barbell that had weight suspended from it using resistance bands. The result: The squats done with hanging weights work the men’s cores up to 85 percent harder than the squats done with …

21 Things Nobody Tells You When You Graduate College

I have never been invited to give a commencement address at a college. This is disappointing because, for the first time in my life, I own a sports …

Your Definitive Guide to Losing Body Fat

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Scientists Find a Black Hole 12 Billion Times More Massive Than the Sun

A team of international astronomers has discovered a black hole of almost unimaginable proportions.<p>At 12 billion times more massive than the sun, it …

How to make a good first impression

So we asked Susan RoAne—author of the recently released 25th anniversary edition of <i>How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections—in Person and Online</i>—for her tips on how to make those events less daunting and more fun. "In every room, there are people who you want to meet, …

7 New Year's Resolutions To Stop Making + What To Do Instead

Every January 1, millions of people make New Year's resolutions. Chances are, they won't stick around for too long. Why?<p>Because most resolutions are …

Nutrition

14 Simple Productivity Resolutions for 2015

Maximizing productivity is a goal often discussed but rarely reached. As a result, though entrepreneurs actively strive to make the most of their time--reading books, exploring productivity hacks, testing project management tools--too often they feel they've fallen short. Meanwhile, the to-do list …

Time Management

15 Things Nobody Tells You About Losing Weight

Losing weight does more than give you an excuse to buy new clothes. Dropping just 5 to 10% of your body weight can improve your overall health and …

Google intros new-look Maps for mobile, plus Uber and OpenTable integration

Google has unveiled a new-look Maps for mobile, with the changes set to roll out to Android and iOS users in the next couple of days.<p>Besides a …

How Electric Superchargers Went from Fantasy to Feasibility

Until recently, electric superchargers may as well have been perpetual motion machines. Thanks to motorsport and advancement in power storage technologies, they're now close to hitting the road.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Chris Philpot)</i><p>Until recently, electric superchargers might as well have been perpetual …

Belle Knox On Her ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Episode: ‘It’s Incredibly Hard To Watch’

Last night, <i>Law & Order: SVU</i> ripppppped another story straight from the headlines for the episode “Pornstar’s Requiem,” which told the terrifying story of a college coed living a double life as an adult film actress. Obviously, the plot was partially inspired by the story of Miriam Weeks, the …

Apple Announces Too Many iPads

If you’re in the market to buy a new iPad, your choices just became dizzying. As expected, Apple announced new iPads this morning at its news conference in Cupertino, but it didn’t retire some of its older products to make way for the additions. How many iPad models can you choose from now? Five? …

Does the new Apple iPad look familiar? That's not a coincidence

Meet the new iPad, same as the old iPad. Some of the most successful consumer products are ones that keep the same look for their entire lifetimes<p>There’s a paradox at the heart of consumer culture: the new is popular, but the old never really changes. As Apple introduces its new iPads, it’s hard to …

Uber Ice Cream Truck Is Back, But Act Fast

Act fast, because according to the Uber, "demand will be very high and availability limited."<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

The Science of Orgasms and Your Brain on Porn

We’ve already explored the origins of sex, the neurochemistry of heartbreak, and how drugs affect desire. But what, exactly, happens in the brain when the body belts out its ultimate anthem of sexual triumph? Count on creative duo Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, better known as AsapSCIENCE — who …

Supernormal Stimuli: This Is Your Brain on Porn, Junk Food, and the Internet

<i>"A wise man rules his passions; a fool obeys them."</i><p>--Publius Syrus<p>Given the rapid pace of technological change, one has to wonder whether or not our brains (and bodies) have been able to keep up with all the new stimulation that is available. Some research suggests that a few of the things we enjoy …

The 15 Immutable Laws of Being Handy

Which you should pass along to your children. Originally published at Esquire.<p>Which you should pass along to your children.<p><i>Originally published at Esquire.</i>

A startup is pushing an alternative to Facebook by showing how much info we really share

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>A social media startup called Five wants to give us a new way of communicating with our friends that’s more akin to a dinner …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness