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Is wasting time on the internet actually good for you? Read this and find out

Maybe the sheer banality of the web could induce the kind of fugue state that allows ideas to flourish<p>The question of whether the huge, distracting influence of online time-wasting has a good, bad or irrelevant impact on our creative output is so new that there aren’t any definitive answers, yet. …

How to Hack Sleep

Improve your productivity (and the productivity of your employees) with these tools and tips for better rest.<p>The ability to get by on little sleep is frequently seen as a badge of honor in the business world. Entrepreneurs, in particular, often sacrifice sleep for the sake of their companies. In a …

Employee Engagement

Ebola virus: Genes 'play significant role in survival'

<b>Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive the Ebola virus, say US scientists.</b><p>A study of mice infected with the virus found they showed a number of different symptoms, with 19% remaining unaffected by the disease.<p>This could explain why some people recover from the …

Watch Emma Watson Explain Why She's a Feminist

British actress Emma Watson called on men and boys around the globe to join the movement for gender equality during a moving speech given in her role …

10 Reasons Emma Watson is a Stellar Grad

Even with a net worth of $60 million, Emma Watson is still excited by more universal milestones like graduating from college. The British actress …

Emma Watson to be United Nations goodwill ambassador

The Harry Potter alumna will promote gender equality, focusing on the UN Women's HeForShe campaign<p>Harry Potter star Emma Watson has been named a goodwill ambassador by the United Nations organisation UN Women.<p>Watson will promote gender equality and work towards the empowerment of young women in the …

Emma Watson's Back on for 'Your Voice in My Head'

Emma Watson hung up her Hogwarts robe three years ago, but the young starlet's post-Potter roles have been just as intriguing, diverse, and congruent …

Emma Watson

Emma Watson Laughs In The Face of Turkish Politician's Sexism

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc sparked outrage earlier this week when he addressed a crowd celebrating the end of Ramadan and then …

Emma Watson Laughs to Support Turkish Women

Giggles for a cause.<p>Laughter may be the best medicine, but deputy Turkish Prime Minister Bülent Arınç doesn't seem to think so when it comes to women. In a recent speech, he stated that women should not laugh in public in order to preserve their chastity. Rightfully so, women, as well as men, …

Feminism

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

Star Trek-Like Molecular Food Scanner SCiO Tops $2 Million On Kickstarter

Consumer Physics, the Tel Aviv-based startup behind the handheld molecular food scanner dubbed “SCiO,” has now topped $2 million in crowdfunding via its Kickstarter campaign, with 11 days still remaining. SCiO is basically a pocket-sized spectrometer that tells you the chemical makeup of what you …

Want to Know How Many Calories Are in Your Food? This Gadget Tells You

What if you could scan an apple in the grocery store and immediately see what it's made of, how many calories are in it and how sweet it is? One …

Small Space Wizard of Oz

Australia isn’t exactly a haven of small space living. In fact, they’re the only country with homes larger than the US. But with increasingly high …

Small Spaces

Exclusive: Read J.K. Rowling's new post for the latest Harry Potter 'gossip'

<i>Can’t get enough of Harry Potter? Then this is for you.</i> <i>Since March, best-selling author J. K. Rowling has been writing original stories about the imaginary 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals for</i> Pottermore<i>, the online home for the world of Harry Potter.</i><p><i>Rowling shared her latest Pottermore.com</i> <i>story</i> …