Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s
The authors of a recent paper called the current situation "unprecedented in history," writing that it is "critical" to assess the risk now and act quickly "so that a global catastrophe can be averted."
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Did you know today, March 1, is officially Employee Appreciation Day? Research shows that feeling appreciated—which comes from recognition from others—is one of the top three drivers of employee engagement.
How much sleep did you get last night? If the answer is “not enough” you’re hardly alone. According to Gallup’s estimates, almost half the people you’ll run into today are suffering from some level of
Note taking apps are dime a dozen these days, but occasionally I stumble across a new one that does something smarter than the rest. Letterspace, an app for iOS and Mac, is a beautifully designed free
The Backed Pack: A universal remote control, a wearable stress detector, and a DSLR triggering system
Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns. NEEO Neeo (shown above) combines some of the best features of a mobile app-based smart
If you’re not satisfied with a standard sleep tracking app, Luna’s smart mattress cover could be just what you’ve been waiting for. The smart cover monitors your sleep, controls your bed’s temperature
Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
Enduring ideas for personal refinement from Seneca, Thoreau, Virginia Woolf, Carl Sagan, Alan Watts, Emerson, Bruce Lee, Maya Angelou, and more. At the outset of each new year, humanity sets out to better
Alarms to go to bed, shorter to-do lists: These tips might seem counterintuitive, but give them a try and see how your productivity soars. I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter,
I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone,
(Life by DailyBurn) — If you're struggling with sky-high stress levels, yoga can be a great way to calm your mind while giving your body the attention it deserves. It may seem counterintuitive that twisting
Makes 12 Servings This is the best Bloody Mary recipe because you make your own mix (which means you can customize it to your heart's content). And hey, don't forget the Guinness. September 2009Print 1
A new study shows what at least some of us might have suspected for a long time: Men are idiots and do stupid things. That's the premise of the authors' Male Idiot Theory. The study, published in BMJ,
Kallima butterflies gradually evolved the distinctive look of dead, veiny leaves, study claims. The secret of how butterflies came to look like leaves may have been revealed—fittingly, by an insect that
Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease are the perennial neuro-degenerative afflictions which remind an ageing population that the human brain is still the final frontier of modern medicine.
You wouldn’t eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen? When Ernest Hemingway would stand at his desk, he had a funny habit as he wrote: when he was working
The music let you notice the emergent pattern in cicada-singing right away. Well, it certainly sounds nicer than real cicadas would otherwise. To help them analyze data they had recorded about when cicadas
Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders. Ever since