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Think Waking Up at 5 A.M. Will Boost Your Productivity? Think Again

You've probably heard many times that waking up early will ensure you enjoy a productive day. Some of the most accomplished people swear by their …

Johnson & Johnson: Buy And Hold Forever

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is a multinational pharmaceutical, consumer products and medical equipment company which has stood the test of time. The …

The European Debt Crisis Visualized (Correct) – Bloomberg

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European Union

Korean Cars Surge in Quality, Says J.D. Power

If the latest J.D. Power survey is any indication, you might need to re-think just about everything you thought you knew about automotive quality.<p>The latest Initial Quality Survey, or IQS, finds that Japanese automakers, on the whole, have suffered a significant slide in the quality rankings, with …

Employee Engagement Depends on What Happens Outside of the Office

Companies spend over $720 million each year on employee engagement, and that’s projected to rise to over $1.5 billion. And yet, employee engagement is at record lows — 13% according to perennial engagement survey leader Gallup. What’s wrong here? Perhaps human resources leaders are spending their …

Exclusive Interview With Narendra Modi: 'We Are Natural Allies'

<i>On May 2, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down for an exclusive two-hour interview with TIME editor Nancy Gibbs, Asia editor Zoher</i> …

29 Smart Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Prove your haters wrong, hoard your medals, and stop washing your hair. (Plus 26 other awesome tips to get off the couch and go.)

It pays to work at some of these part-time jobs

While part-time jobs are often thought of as stressful, low-paying work, there are some positions that can at least let you make a living.<p>CareerCast, a job search site out of Carlsbad, Calif., has put out its annual list for the best part-time jobs in North America based on income, employment …

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Hit the Gym After Work

Never skip a post-work workout again.<p>Everyone has that moment after a long eight-hour (read: 10-hour) workday when all you want to do is schlep home, get into bed, and Netflix it up—even though you totally planned to hit the gym after you left the office. We hear you. So we spoke with experts to …

HP's New Windows Laptop Is Dirt Cheap And Does Way More Than A Chromebook Can

Windows laptops come in all different colors, shapes, sizes, and prices, while Apple doesn't really offer a budget option for its customers.<p>Spending $500 or less on a laptop is usually considered cheap, but HP's new Stream laptop is so inexpensive its price is almost unheard of.<p>The Windows …

Consumer Tech

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

$53 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (8 apps total)

Black Friday week has everyone in deal mode, and we’ve got plenty of deals for you to enjoy here on BGR. We always share great paid iPhone and iPad …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

10 lies you tell yourself when you come to Canada on a work visa

Wrong! The recommendation of $2500 dollars will be lucky to get you through three months if you don’t have a job on arrival. Your first couple of …

A Legal Victory For Strippers Is Bad News For The '1099 Economy'

As independent contractors, the dancers were not paid a salary but did receive "performance fees" for private dances. Rick's took a cut of any of the performance fees paid by credit card and allegedly imposed fines and penalties on the dancers for various reasons.<p>The dancers accused Rick's of …

Startups

13 Productivity Hacks to Help You Get Stuff Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we’ve all experienced it at some point -- that moment in the day where you are sitting at your desk and have lost all focus. You grab your phone and check out social media, reply to some text messages and surf your …

Time Management

Ontario city has least affordable daycare in Canada, study says

Ontario cities topped the list of Canada’s priciest places for regulated daycare, with child-care costs in some communities taking up more than a third of women’s income.<p>The study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives found Torontonians paid the highest amount to put an infant …

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22 iPhone tricks for travelers you won’t believe you didn’t know about

On the road, you only have one chance to capture a genuine moment — and you don’t want to blow it. Enter burst mode. While using the camera, simply …

Tips from the pros: Best apps for your Instagram travel photos

<b>Favorite App: Snapseed</b><p>The first thing I do to any RAW image from my Nikon D800 is to open it in Adobe Bridge and make some adjustments to the RAW …

Listening To 50 Cent Before Job Interviews Will Make You More Confident, Study Suggests

Listening to 50 Cent's "In Da Club" has always been perfect for when it's your birthday, for when you're sipping Bacardi or when it's not your birthday, but now you can add right before a job interview to that list.<p>A study conducted by Dennis Y. Hsu, Li Huang, Loran F. Nordgren, Derek D. Rucker and …

8 Job Search Lessons I Learned From Zumba

(<i>This article appeared previously on LinkedIn</i>.)<p>It’s 10:45 a.m. on day 3 of my job search.<p>Committed to managing my energy level, I’ve decided to give my health club membership a workout and take a Zumba class (which I always wanted to do, but never had time for while I was working).<p>The class gave me …

17 Diabolical Tech Pranks For April Fools' Day

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Everything Wrong With Humanity, In One Short Animation

Man, by nature, can be a destructive creature.<p>In this short film by Steve Cutts, the many environmentally un-friendly decisions of man are brought to light -- and they are not without their price.<p>Even though this video was originally posted in 2012, the environmental problems it addresses, like …

What is the world’s scarcest material?

Should we worry about natural resources running out? As Rachel Nuwer discovers, that’s the wrong way of looking at a far more complex problem.<p>Of all the world’s materials, which one will “run out” first? The more we consume as a society, the more we hear about how vital ores and minerals are …

Rare Earth

iBetterCharge puts iPhone & iPad battery notifications on your Mac

A nice, new utility called iBetterCharge brings those 20% and 10% battery warnings from your iPhone or iPad onto your Mac. Rather than picking up your phone before heading out the door only to realize your battery is almost dead, the app will remind you to plug in with warnings that pop up as …

Rogers Closes $2.1 Billion in Financing For 700MHz Wireless Spectrum

Rogers has announced it has closed US and Canadian financing towards its winning 700MHz wireless spectrum bids in Ottawa’s recent wireless …