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Fireplug: A News-Aggregrator That Tracks Your Reads

News-aggregation is a pretty busy space as things stand, with the likes of Flipboard and Pulse leading the way, and other emerging social platforms such as Njuice showing promise. There’s always room for one more though, right? Right.<p>Fireplug for iOS has been quietly plugging away in the background …

Amanda Bynes Wigs Out

The troubled child star donned a platinum blonde wig while facing drug charges in court Friday. The meltdown was inevitable, so why are we still …

A Ruthless Email App With Just Two Functions: Keep Or Delete

Triage gives you a single, simple tool for getting your inbox under control.<p>For most these days, email is a nuisance, if not an outright problem. Which means there’s a big opportunity for a mobile mail app to help us mitigate the daily flood. Mailbox, founded by a former IDEO designer, has been one …

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5 Steps to Detoxify Your Inner Self | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever felt like you were bloated with all the negative thoughts that you have created for yourself? Have you ever been under deep pressure …

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The Impact of Marijuana Use on Glucose, Insulin, and Insulin Resistance among US Adults

There are limited data regarding the relationship between cannabinoids and metabolic processes. Epidemiologic studies have found lower prevalence …

Will Obamacare Reduce the Crazy Variation in Hospital Prices?

If you have been paying attention to US healthcare policy debates lately, you know that hospitals have a price problem. Walk across the street from one hospital to a competitor hospital, and you could easily find yourself facing a $30,000 increase in your medical bills. At one extreme for instance …

Are you constantly running late? Strategies for making appointments on time.

You know the annoying feeling of sitting in a doctor’s waiting room, for minutes on end, doing nothing while the doctor is running late? It can be …

The Lazy Person's Guide To Not Being Lazy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you feel dead tired after work? Can’t wait to sit down in that comfortable sofa of yours? Basically, you feel lazy, right?<p>You see, what I have …

Dreaming, Depression, and How Sleep Affects Emotions

<i>Exploring decades of sleep research on everything from disorders like sleepwalking and insomnia to the role of sleep in knowledge retention, ideation, and problem-solving.</i><p>For the past half-century, sleep researcher Rosalind D. Cartwright has produced some of the most compelling and influential work …

Secrets of Productivity

Do you know when the average person is the most productive or how many people feel overworked? Then enjoy this infographic on productivity secrets.

Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

ADHD or Sleep Disorder: Are We Getting It Wrong?

Millions of children and adults struggle with symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a condition marked by problems with concentration, impulse control, organization, and memory. It can be a frustrating and difficult condition, stigmatizing and often isolating for those who …

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Daniel Cook on 8 Laws of Productivity

Daniel Cook has a great PDF on the 8 Laws of Productivity. The subtitle is “8 Productivity Experiments You Don’t Need to Repeat.”<p>It’s the synthesis …

EUREKA! Evernote's CEO Explains How He Organizes His Evernote

Evernote claims to be - and delightfully, is - a digital extension of your brain.<p>You can store audio, video, photographic, and textual notes there. You can share and organize these notes in intuitive ways.<p>Ugh. It is so damn handy, sometimes it hurts.<p>Evernote has, on a basic level, made me a …

Productivity

Sustainable Happiness? 6 Ways to Get There

In the past ten years there has been an escalating interest in happiness. Hundreds of books and studies have emerged to guide us toward finding the …

Boys with ADHD Face Higher Obesity Risk

A boy who is diagnosed during childhood with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has a greater risk of developing obesity as an adult, twice the risk of a child without ADHD, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. The findings are, at first glance, …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

Brain hacking: using neurofeedback to master conflicting wills in your mind

I've written before about Moran Cerf -- celebrated neuroscientist, former military hacker, and good-guy bank robber -- who also happens to be a great …

Mind-Body Training Boosts Medical Students' Self-Compassion

Teaching medical students about mind-body approaches could help boost their compassion and decrease their stress, according to a small study from the Boston University School of Medicine.<p>Published in the journal Medical Education Online, the study showed that medical students who underwent a …

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How to Organize Your Life: 10 Habits of Really Organized People

Really organized people are not born organized people. They have to cultivate healthy habits, which then help them to stay organized. Here are the …

How To Break The Procrastination Cycle

Is procrastination negatively affecting your life? Do you desperately want to break your usual vicious procrastination cycle? Learn how to do so here!

5 reasons why it’s great to see a medical student at your doctor’s office

<b>The question:</b> I have a new family doctor and he works at a clinic where I was told I may see a resident doctor or medical students from time to time. I'm not sure what this means and I'm wondering what to do if I don't want to see students? I'm worried about sharing this as I really like my doctor …

Top 10 Ways to Breeze Through Laundry Like a Boss

Laundry is possibly the world's most boring chore (heck, you're probably bored just reading this). But it's something we have to do every week, and …

Seven Tips for Making Nutrition and Fitness Greater Priorities

We live busy lives, shuttling back and forth between home, jobs, social events, and many other commitments. At times, we feel there is no time to …

Five Tricky, Advanced Ways To Save Space On Your Mac Hard Drive [Feature]

Saving space on your Mac’s hard drive is more important than ever, especially if you use one with a faster but smaller solid state drive in it, like my Macbook Air. Being able to manage your space wisely is the key here, and once you’ve done the obvious things, like pare down your Applications …

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The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People

For the full original unedited article, visit Celestine’s blog, Personal Excellence.<p>Are you a productive person? Have you ever wondered what makes …