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La pausa caffè? In Europa per un impiegato su 3 è un miraggio. E invece aumenta la produttività

Paolo Kessisoglu e Luca Bizzarri, protagonisti di Camera cafè, sitcom ambientata, appunto, durante la pausa caffè.<p>Un indagine sugli impiegati europei ha portato a un risultato sorprendente: il <b>29 per cento ha dichiarato che non ha il tempo materiale per farsi una pausa caffè.</b><p>Il sondaggio, voluto …

Safari App: The Ultimate Guide

Shared Links let you make a custom feed right inside the iPhone and iPad's built-in web browser, Safari. You can add social accounts and your …

Verizon quietly unleashes its LTE monster, tripling 4G capacity in major cities

Advertisement<p>41 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / V&A Steamworks<p>We’ve already logged a few sightings of Verizon’s powerful new LTE network in New York and …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Honda Is Working On Hydrogen Technology That Will Generate Power Inside Your Car

Although fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) are rare today, they may have what it takes to be very popular one day.<p>FCEVs run on hydrogen gas and oxygen, which an onboard fuel cell stack converts, via a chemical reaction, into electricity.<p>This version of the electric car offers the same performance …

Fuel Cell

Microbiome Candy: Could A Probiotic Mint Help Prevent Cavities?

Eat candy and fight tooth decay. What a sweet concept, right?<p>Well, microbiologists in Berlin are trying to make that dream a reality.<p>They've created a sugarless mint that's aimed at washing out cavity-causing bacteria from your mouth. And the candy works in a curious way: It's spiked with dead …

NASA Detects Water on Five Planets

NASA’s Hubble Telescope has discovered signs of water vapor on five Jupiter-sized planets outside the solar system.<p>But the fiery planets are not …

Fitbit Force review: A tiny display makes a huge difference

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom<p>The holidays are indeed one of the most wonderful times of the year, but they’re also one of least healthy. …

Purify The Air As You Ride, With This Photosynthesis Bike

Developed by designers in Bangkok, this bike is like a two-wheeled plant, powered by your feet.<p>Bicycles are often cited as the most efficient modes of transportation in the world. They’re five times more efficient than walking, and 100 calories on a bike can send a person three miles. In a car, 100 …

NASA says ozone hole stabilizing but won't fully recover until 2070

The hole in the ozone layer is stabilizing but will take until about 2070 to fully recover, according to new research byNASAscientists.<p>The assessment comes more than two decades after the Montreal Protocol, the international treaty that banned chlorofluorocarbons and other compounds that deplete …

Ray Kurzweil: This is your future

<b>By the early 2020s, we will have the means to program our biology away from disease and aging.</b><p>Up until recently, health and medicine was basically a hit or miss affair. We would discover interventions such as drugs that had benefits, but also many side effects. Until recently, we did not have the …

Would you take smart drugs to perform better at work?

Drugs that boost brainpower are increasingly being taken by healthy people to study or work harder. Could this become the norm, or a condition of employment?<p>Would you let your child get on a bus driven by someone on mind-altering drugs? What about having an operation conducted by a surgeon taking …

The Brain

Big Idea 2014: You Will Transform Your Own Biology

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014. See all the ideas here.</i><p><i>This post was co-authored</i> …

How DNA Sequencing Is Changing Medicine

In April 2013, we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. Led by the National Institutes of Health, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was completed 2.5 years ahead of schedule and well under budget. “For the first time, anyone could freely read the fundamental …