David MacVicar

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Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Science Has Great News for Coffee Lovers

Not only is your coffee habit not harming you, but it also may help you live longer, says a new Harvard study.<p>You don't need me to tell you, fellow caffeine junkie, that coffee is delicious. Nor do you probably need scientific evidence that when you haven't gotten quite as much sleep as you'd like …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

13 Wildly Creative, Healthy Breakfasts Your Kids Will Love

Morning routines can become, well, pretty routine (and that’s the best case scenario). Most of the time it’s more like a mad dash -- wrangling your kids to get up and out of bed, making sure they’re packed and organized for school, and taking the dog out for a walk all before 8 a.m. You do your …

Breakfast

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

Coffee

Science Now Thinks Coffee Is Basically a Super-Drink

Science Now Thinks Coffee Is Basically a Super-DrinkPortrait of the Italian singer Mario Tessuto leaning on a counter in a bar and drinking some …

Coffee

16 New Futuristic Free Fonts for Designers

Fresh free fonts for 2016 is here. There are <b>high-quality fonts</b>; all of these come in regular, rounded and italics respectively. Highest-quality fonts …

How to Use Caffeine to Improve Your Athletic Performance

Caffeine is a performance-enhancing drug that’s legal, cheap, and easy to get: chances are you had some this morning. More importantly, it actually</i> …

24 Buzzworthy Gifts for Coffee Drinkers

These are the best gifts for people who can't live without coffee.

11 Tips for Sleeping Well on a Plane

A clinical sleep educator shares the best tips in her arsenal for successful in-flight snoozing.<p>It is the bane of travelers getting on a plane for both business and pleasure—difficulty falling asleep in a seat, especially in coach, and the attendant horrors of jet lag after landing. Studies have …

Sleep

Make Animated GIFs In OS X With A Right-click

Create animated GIFs from the OS X Finder in just seconds. It only takes a few minutes to set up and will give you a “native” feeling without the …

This Is The ONLY Way You Should Be Frying Your Eggs

Your breakfast won't know what hit it.<p>Just when you thought eggs couldn't be any more incredible or edible, a video emerges forth from the Internet ready to scramble your whole belief system.<p>And as if to vouch for its significance, the video below was posted to Instagram by not one celebrity chef, …

Eggs

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

16 Print Ready Corporate Business Brochure Designs

Creative multi-purpose <b>Business Brochure Templates</b> for corporate businesses, annual reports or personal portfolio. All are <b>ready to print brochures</b> …

Graphic Design

Enjoy Apple TV 4 screensavers on Mac OS X with Aerial

If you want to enjoy the new screensaver from the fourth-generation Apple TV on your Mac, you might think it’s not possible. So far, there hasn’t …

The Secret To Danish Happiness

Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. The reason why might lie with the idea of "hygge."<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and</i> …

Happiness

The Perfect Formula For Brewing Coffee, Down To The Gram

Never drink another bad cup.<p>There's no doubt that coffee culture has reached an unprecedented level of snobbery. But that elitism also happens to produce one fine cup of java. Anyone who loves coffee (and we're pretty sure that's everyone reading this) knows that a perfectly brewed cup of coffee is …

Coffee

How to get gorgeous new Apple TV screensavers on your Mac

One of the coolest features of the new Apple TV is its absolutely stunning new screensavers, which fly you through some of the most gorgeous locations in the world.<p>Apple hasn’t announced any plans to bring the screensavers over to the Mac yet, but they’re such a perfect fit that developer John …

The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

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Healthiest Coffees

If you thought coffee was just to get you pumped up pre-ride, you were wrong. Coffee is the No. 1 source of antioxidants in the American diet, according to a study from the University of Scranton. Plus, a growing body of research suggests that quaffing a few cups daily can reduce your risk of type …