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28 Mini Habits That Will Send Your Productivity Soaring

Naps boost cognition, memory, performance, reaction times, and alertness.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Stefano Merlo, CEO and founder of Noisli.com, on Quora:</b><p>The following is a list of hacks you …

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hero Dog Stood Guard Over Her Trapped Friend For A Week Before They Were Rescued

Dogs have proven time and time again that they are the most noble creatures on Earth, and today’s weepy dog story does nothing to contradict that. WCNC NBC Charlotte reports that the furry twosome of Phoebe and Tillie had been missing for a week, and that the Vashon Island Pet Protectors had been …

Pets

Western Wildfires Trigger Evacuations in California, Oregon

U.S. news<p>More than 100 wildfires are burning across the West — destroying dozens of homes, forcing hundreds of people to flee and stretching firefighting budgets to the breaking point.<p>In Washington state, a fire was moving so quickly that authorities weren't sure how many homes were lost, but they …

Los Angeles

Calais migrant crisis: Number of attempted breaches falls

Eurotunnel have said that the number of migrants trying to get into the terminal near Calais has fallen to around 150 per night, down from a high of 2,000.<p>Extra fencing, paid for by the UK, has been erected, aimed at making it harder for migrants to get onto the platforms and trains at the terminal.<p>…

France

Active duty soldiers called out to battle Western wildfires

<b>(CNN) —</b> About 200 active duty military personnel will help battle wildfires ravaging seven Western states, the National Interagency Fire Center said Monday in a news release.<p>This is the first time soldiers have fought wildfires since 2006, and the call out shows how bad the problem has become.<p>About …

Forests

White House Announces Program to Combat Rise in Heroin Deaths

U.S. news<p>In response to a rise nationally in fatal heroin overdoses, the White House on Monday announced a plan aimed at emphasizing treatment rather than prosecution of addicts.<p>The program would initially be funded for $2.5 million by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy through …

Raging Western Wildfires Are Burning Through Firefighting Budgets

U.S. news<p>As dozens of wildfires continue to blaze across the West, evacuations remained in effect Monday in Oregon, National Guard troops were called in to Washington State and active duty military personnel were mobilized in Idaho.<p>Officials, meanwhile, worried about the pace of this year’s …

Forests

15 Self Help Books To Make You Live A Greater Life

Kathryn Sandford<p>Career Resilence Coach who is passionate about thriving and growing in a complex world Read full profile<p>“A good book is an education …

11 of the Best True Crime Documentaries You Could Ever Watch

A well-done true crime documentary is both chilling and fascinating. It delves into the criminal mind, offering an in-depth look at some of the …

Huge hack of US government databases hits 21.5 million people

Hackers have stolen personal information from millions more people than previously estimated in a massive attack on US government databases.<p>The Office of Personnel Management which handles human<br>resources says data has been stolen from 21.5 million people who have undergone background checks.<p>This …

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Scientists say these 25 habits can help you feel happier and healthier

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood — from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night — can add up to greater overall satisfaction.<p>But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.<p>Here are some of the things that …

How to get the best seats without paying more: Experts reveal tricks of the trade from scoring cheap tickets to having a whole row to yourself

The thought of getting a cramped seat with no legroom on a long haul flight can fill travellers with dread before they even leave home.<p>But there are …

Sidney Blumenthal Passed Clinton Messages From British Officials

In addition to advising then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Libya matters, longtime Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal advised her about British politics in 2009, according to emails released by the State Department on Tuesday.<p>In some of those messages, Blumenthal claims to be passing on …

U.S. State Department

Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years …

NHS endorses Sleepio app for alleviating anxiety and depression

Digital sleep programme Sleepio aids recovery not only from insomnia, but from depression and anxiety according to an informal NHS study.<p>Sleepio was …

These Are the Most Underrated Skills That Many People Lack

<i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp,</i> <i>on Quora.</i><p>Two skills are incredibly rare: (1) Doing what you say you will do (be reliable); (2) Keeping track …

The 35 Best Sales to Shop This Weekend

Get your credit card out! Summer sales are in full swing and there's no better time to shop than now. What's great about summer sales is that they …

The Definitive Guide To Finding Cheap Flights On The Web

We’ll keep this lead-in short and sweet: You have to be doing pretty damn well before you stop caring about scoring cheap flights. For most of us, being able to shave a few hundred dollars off the price of a ticket is well worth the trouble. Besides, it’s not <i>that</i> much trouble, and there’s something …

Security analysis finds 14 Android apps that are putting your critical accounts at risk

Fourteen apps, which combined represent an estimated 80 million downloads, have serious flaws in the way they handle social logins, according to an analysis by AppBugs.<p>AppBugs, which makes an app for tracking security vulnerabilities, found the problems in a variety of Android apps, all of which …

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

Employee Engagement

Technology Tools To Help You Be More Productive

In our fast-paced work environments, we all tend to look for quicker shortcuts to get our work done while still producing results. Whether it’s using …

Woman Gives Birth After a Transplant of Her Own Frozen Ovarian Tissue

Over a decade ago, a bone marrow transplant left a Belgian girl infertile. Now, a transplant of her own frozen ovarian tissue has helped her get …

Poll: Americans and Europeans differ on aid to Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is struggling …