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5 Ways That Coffee Affects Productivity

Yes, we all love java. It gets us going in the morning. And the afternoon. And the evening. But is it really such a good idea?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s not uncommon for employers and employees alike to reach for a caffeinated beverage when they need a bit of …

Meditation helping professionals improve concentration and reduce stress while they work

MEDITATION is bringing mindfulness to the modern office.

The Rise of the Monk Mode Morning

<b>Productive Conversations</b>In my role as someone who writes about productivity, I enjoy the opportunity to discuss this topic with a variety of …

Employment

Stop everything: Domino's is giving out a pizza-shaped gold and diamond engagement ring today!

No matter how hard you look, it’s super tricky to find the right engagement ring. Wouldn’t it be easier if we could all just wear a ring that …

Engagement Rings

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

4 Exercises That Will Train Your Brain to Perform at Your Peak

No matter what your goals are, your mental game is the key to success.<p>While most quarterbacks would have crumbled under pressure, Tom Brady's mental strength became most apparent in the second half of the Super Bowl. As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best …

Why Sleeping Shrinks Your Brain

If you haven't yet read Ariana Huffington's <i>The Sleep Revolution</i> or been otherwise inspired/terrified/shamed into reevaluating your sleep habits, …

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

How to Reduce Stress Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

These two goats got their heads stuck in the same jar, and we're just as confused as they are

Can we get a certified animal behaviorist on the line, <i>stat</i>? We have questions that need answers after watching <i>Viral Hog</i>‘s video of two goats with …

Goats

This puppy was reunited with his favorite squeaky toy and was so adorably excited about it

Humans know all too well the magical power held by toys, but it turns out that entertaining inanimate objects mean just as much to dogs as they do to …

Dachshunds

Georgia Veterinary Hospital Has A Ballsy Message For Tom Brady

They just won't let sleeping dogs lie.<p>A veterinary office in Georgia has a message at Tom Brady — and they’re punching below the belt.<p>The Case Veterinary Hospital in Savannah used their billboard to pick a dogfight with the New England Patriots quarterback and also raise some awareness for pet care.<p>…

Atlanta Falcons

WATCH: Dak Prescott shows up Jason Garrett in trick shot contest at Pro Bowl

The current Cowboys QB has better accuracy than the former Cowboys backup<p>Dak Prescott is a Pro Bowl quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. His coach, …

WATCH: Ezekiel Elliott races a young fan who ran onto the field at the Pro Bowl

The Cowboys running back gained more yards in the footrace than he did in the actual game<p>Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott may not have had …

The Stance and Sanrio collaboration will knock your socks off

Socks don’t have to be boring, and a new collaboration between Stance and Sanrio proves it!<p>Stance is known for dope collaborations, and they truly …

3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

This dude slayed his friend's absurd Photoshop request for a Captain Kirk cat, because that's what friends are for

Imgur account and user, MixerOfMeows, is a Photoshop expert. Because of their skills, the user has tons of friends making absurd Photoshop requests …

Star Trek

All-Corn Diet Turns Hamsters Into Cannibals Who Eat Their Young

Researchers in France have discovered that a monotonous diet of corn causes hamsters to exhibit some unusual behavior—cannibalism.<p>A new paper …

First-Time Pro Bowlers Who'll Become Regulars at NFL's All-Star Game

There isn't a more mocked and derided event on the NFL calendar than the annual Pro Bowl.<p>Veteran players back out of the game in droves. For years, pundits have called for the game to be eliminated altogether. And the NFL has tried everything from fantasy football-style drafts to dodgeball in an …

LOOK: Tom Brady has played in more Super Bowls than the entire Falcons roster

The Patriots quarterback has slightly more Super Bowl experience than the Falcons<p>When Tom Brady takes the field on Super Bowl Sunday, it will be …

Murray expects Elliott to break his Cowboys rushing record

Having witnessed everything the rest of the football world saw during Ezekiel Elliott's rookie season, DeMarco Murray also seems to be coming away …

Why Smarter People are Happier with Fewer Friends

If you believe the class genius is a loner because he’s an arrogant know-it-all, or because he’s socially awkward, that’s not (necessarily) the case. …

Want 2017 to Be the Year of Change? Ditch the Resolutions

The calendar has turned, and, with the change in year comes one constant: people setting grand resolutions and failing spectacularly.<p>No, this isn't some deep-seated lack of faith in humanity -- it's fact. Research shows only eight percent of people actually achieve their New Year's resolutions. …

Schadenfreude

WATCH: Dog Has Simple Solution to Stop Your Snoring Habit for Good

If you’re trying to stop a pesky snoring habit, then look no further than yourself.<p>You don’t needs masks, pills or mattresses to bring an end to the …

Curious cows shocked to learn rock is a turtle

Just like humans get used to their homes, cows probably get comfortable in their pastures. All creatures are used to certain things being in their …

How Being Selfish in the Morning Leads to a More Productive Workday

In order to be successful, it is essential to make progress against your top priorities before responding to other people’s requests.<p>This means …

Dak Prescott says he'll 'never be over that loss' to the Packers

The Dallas Cowboys sent seven players to the Pro Bowl in Orlando this year, though they would have much rather sent zero instead. That's because as the No. 1 seed in the NFC, the Cowboys had Super Bowl aspirations and would have liked to be playing next Sunday instead of this weekend.<p>Their hopes …

24 Times Tumblr Seriously Nailed "Parks And Recreation"

*blows a kiss toward heaven* for lil sebastian

Parks and Recreation

Dude makes extremely smooth save after face-planting on the stairs

If you've ever walked down a flight of stairs, you probably also share an irrational fear of falling down with an crowd of people watching you. It's …

Ed O’Neill and Ellen DeGeneres Share a Deleted Scene From Finding Dory

Ed O’Neill appeared on <i>Ellen</i> where he and host Ellen DeGeneres shared a “deleted scene” from their film <i>Finding Dory</i>. DeGeneres says the scene was cut …