Peter Munro

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How to never forget someone's name again

Are you dreading this year's Christmas parties, worried you'll embarrass yourself by forgetting people's names?<p>Well, I have good news for you: my …

How Long Does the Air in a Scuba Tank Last?

How Many Minutes Can a Scuba Diver Stay Underwater With a Single Tank of Air?<p>How long does a scuba tank last? Although the question is simple, the …

Understanding PADI's Emergency Ascent Procedures

During the PADI Open Water Course, one question causes student divers to tear their hair out in confusion. Students are asked during the …

Scuba Diving

Five Point Descent in Diving

Floating on the surface before a dive is exciting! Whether the water is clear enough to see angelfish forty feet below or so murky that the bottom …

Scuba Diving

The Pre-Dive Safety Check for Scuba Diving

Do you consider flying dangerous? Most people will agree that while there are certain risks associated with flying, traveling by plane is fairly …

Scuba Diving

The Five Basic Parts of a Scuba Diving Regulator

A scuba diving <i>regulator</i> is the piece of equipment that enables a diver to breathe from a scuba tank. The regulator is so named because it regulates …

Understanding PADI's Emergency Ascent Procedures

During the PADI Open Water Course, one question causes student divers to tear their hair out in confusion. Students are asked during the …

Scuba Diving

Proper Trim and How It Will Improve Your Diving

Do you want to look like a sleek diving ninja? Then you need to learn proper trim, or body position in the water. Don't be offended, but unless you …

Buoyancy Basics for Scuba Diving

Understanding buoyancy is key to safe and easy scuba diving. While the concept of buoyancy may be confusing at first, it becomes clearer when we …

Scuba Diving

6 Steps to a Controlled Scuba Descent

Make Your Descents Enjoyable, Not Stressful<p>The optimal way to descend through the water column is to rely on your lungs and your buoyancy compensator …

Scuba Diving

Overview of Mask Squeeze After Scuba Diving

What Causes Red Eyes and Bruised Cheeks After Diving?<p>Have you ever surfaced from a scuba dive with an indentation from your mask on your face? If so, …

Scuba Diving

What Is the Definition of a Squeeze in Scuba Diving?

General Diving Knowledge and PADI Open Water Course Knowledge Reviews<p>A squeeze occurs when the air pressure inside one of a diver's body air spaces …

Alternobaric Vertigo and Scuba Diving

As I ascended, the world suddenly tilted sideways. I felt as if I were spinning rapidly on a very, very bad roller coaster. A wave of nausea rolled …

Learn These 20 Common Scuba Diving Hand Signals

When you're scuba diving with friends and you need to communicate underwater, knowing these 20 common scuba diving hand signals can really come in …

Scuba Diving

Equalizing Inner Ear Pressure While Scuba Diving

As a professional diver, people ask me all the time “Doesn't scuba diving hurt your ears?” Many people have experienced deep ear pain when diving …

Scuba Diving

This Simple Truth About Life Is the Secret to Success (and Maximum Productivity)

The true secret to productivity is simple, yet profound.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret way to be productive. Ambitious individuals in particular spend time looking for every possible competitive advantage, often only to find out that the secrets to productivity are simpler than they …

How These 6 Millennials Travel The World For A Living

Since I left New York City six months ago to circumnavigate the globe by couch-surfing through my social network, I have learned that I am not alone in my venture to become a digital nomad and an income-earning female traveler. There are many women out there who have similar dreams – and more …

Find Out What Facebook Knows About You With This Chrome App

Facebook doesn’t have a great reputation when it comes to keeping your information private. When the company bought the messaging app WhatsApp in …

How To Do More In Your First Hour Of Work Than Most People Do All Day

Everyone wishes they could walk into work in the morning and own the day. Here’s six ways to make that daydream a reality.<p>There’s a simple way to get more done: You match your most important tasks to your most productive time. For many of us, mornings are it.<p>A recent survey done by Timeful, a …

Take your work email off your phone

If you haven't already made a New Year's resolution, how's this for inspiration? A new survey performed by the Future Work Centre of London has discovered that people who get their work email on their personal phones are more likely to feel frustrated and anxious. Oh, you're not even reading this …

You Don't Have a Productivity Problem, You Have a Priority Problem

You’ve been working 70 hours a week, you’re constantly on the go, and you still feel like you’re behind in your work. The problem may not be that …

Five habits that help Chris Bailey stay productive

For his new book <i>The Productivity Project</i>, Chris Bailey spent a year mastering the secrets of extreme efficiency, speaking with experts and subjecting himself to various experiments from (very) early rising, to limited smartphone access, to living in total isolation. Here, the Ottawa-based expert in …

Richard Branson's 10-Step Plan for Achieving All Your Goals

Resolutions don't work, but this simple but powerful process just might.<p>You probably don't need science to tell you that most resolutions go down in flames shortly after the ball drops. Personal experience is enough to make that clear for most of us, but if you had any doubt, a raft of research can …

Richard Branson

These Five Questions Help You Beat Procrastination

Procrastination is a nasty habit, but we don’t just put things off because we’re lazy. There are different reasons we procrastinate, and these …

Some Deep Truths About Time Management

We're well and truly into the new year.<p>Many of us will have designed resolutions, visions and goals.<p>And some of us will already have "slipped up" on them by now.<p>What makes some new intentions stick, while others seem to fall by the wayside?<p>Is it a question of will, of habit formation, or something …

Time Management

How Incredibly Productive People Fit a Week's Worth of Work Into 24 Hours

These kinds of 'superachievers' have the same number of hours in the day as the rest of us, but somehow always seem to get more done.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>"You have the same number of hours in the day as …

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The Secret Power of ‘Read It Later’ Apps

<i>By Tiago Forte of</i> <i>Forte Labs</i><p>At the end of 2014 I received an email informing me that I had read over a million words in the ‘read it later’ app Pocket …

Your phone can see in the dark and measure heat with this attachment

Flir has been doing thermal imaging for decades. Its infrared cameras are used on military aircraft, by first responders, and it even provides the cameras that capture those wild thermal views of Formula One cars.<p>But the new Flir One is an improvement on the company's first foray into consumer …