Ashley Andrews

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Why you should manage your energy, not your time

When our workloads increase, many of us decide to up our number of working hours. But harnessing moments of 'unfocus' might be the key to getting more done in less time.<p>For ten years, Lisa Congdon’s days were packed like a “can of sardines.” Juggling between five and 20 projects at any one time, …

How to fix a squealing dryer

A squeaky dryer can be a real nuisance. Thankfully there are a few easy ways to fix this headache. The dryer is a rather simple device with minimal …

Tech Trends

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

13 of the best Stephen King short stories you've never read

I haven't managed to read all of Stephen King's novels yet — I'm still working on that — but I <i>have</i> read all of his short stories. All of the …

James Clapper: U.S. institutions 'under assault' by President Trump

WASHINGTON — James Clapper, the former director of National Intelligence, said Sunday that U.S. institutions are "under assault" by President Trump as evidenced by Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey last week.<p>Clapper said on CNN's <i>State of the Union</i> that "the developments of the past week …

Source close to Comey says there were 2 reasons the FBI director was fired

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> There are two reasons why President Donald Trump fired James Comey, according to a source close to the now-former FBI director:<p>Comey never provided the President with any assurance of personal loyalty.<br>• The fact that the FBI's investigation into possible Trump team collusion with …

A thermonuclear bomb slammed into a North Carolina farm in 1961 — and part of it is still missing

Disaster struck early in the morning of January 24, 1961, as eight servicemen in a nuclear bomber were patrolling the skies near Goldsboro, North Carolina.<p>They were an insurance policy against a surprise nuclear attack by Russia on the United States — a sobering threat at the time. The on-alert …

12 Office Desk Hacks to Improve Your Productivity (Infographic)

A few slight modifications to your space could change your productivity and focus.<p>Sitting at a desk all day long can get tiring. However, if you set up your space just right, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, a few small changes can make major differences in maximizing performance and productivity.<p>To …

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make

What's remarkable about making these daily choices is knowing there will be no regrets.<p>According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions …

3 Ways Happy People Vent Differently

Complaining isn't usually the most productive way to handle a bad situation and, in fact, can actually make matters worse. One study published in the</i> …

What Exactly Is a Mint Julep? And Where to Drink Five Great Versions in Denver

Burke says the current incarnation of the drink — American whiskey, sugar, mint and crushed ice — became popular in the 1950s and 1960s, and he draws …

5 Incredible Things That Happen When You Focus On Results And People

Great things happen when you focus on people as much as you do on results. If these 5 benefits don't motivate you to focus intently on both, nothing will.<p>People often debate what makes a better leader: the no-nonsense, results-focused type or the motivational, people-focused type. New research has …

What happened when Alzheimer’s patients were treated for the diseases we actually have cures for

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. What they found was striking. Although the size of the study was small, every participant demonstrated such marked improvement …

Trump’s forbidden love: Single-payer health care

By Aaron Blake<p>Aaron Blake<p>Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Trump claimed a victory Thursday after the House approved a more free-market approach to health care.<p>Then he capped it off by praising a country with government-run, universal health care.<p>Alongside …

Health Care

Trump was “directly involved” in trying to root out tweeter who posted embarrassing pics of his inauguration crowd size

<b>(AP/Richard Shiro/Salon)</b><p>One of Trump’s first presidential acts was figuring out who tweeted Obama’s inauguration crowd size<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>May 3, 2017 3:25pm (UTC)<p>Remember when President Donald Trump was upset because the media wouldn't buy into his demonstrably false claim that his inauguration crowd …

6 Snacks You Can Make with Canned Biscuit Dough

What do you do with a can of biscuit dough and a free afternoon? Instead of baking a tray of biscuits (which wouldn't suck), think bigger and better. …

How to turn anything into a PDF on your iPhone or iPad

Stop! Don’t download that PDF converter app for iOS. You don’t need it. What if I told you iPhones have come with a built-in PDF-conversion tool since iOS 10?<p>Once you know where this iOS PDF converter is buried, you can quickly and easily turn anything into a handy PDF on your iPhone or iPad.<p>On the …

iBooks

Are You a Lazy Workaholic?

Working in reactive mode will hold you back regardless of how many hours you put in<p>A lazy workaholic works a lot, but without thinking. They're in constant reactive mode, instead of proactively charting the course for their day. They let years fly by, responding to anyone and everyone shouting …

11 Tips to Stay Productive When You're Tired (Infographic)

Shake off those sleepy feelings and get to work.<p>Feeling tired can kill your productivity, but it doesn’t have to.<p>There are certain things you can do to increase your energy levels and get to work. Simple activities such as a quick desk stretch or a five minute break can help you focus even when …

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

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4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

Trump’s own allies helped a judge block his travel ban

By talking about it on television.<p>The White House is 0 for 2 on implementing its immigration executive order, after a Hawaii court put a temporary restraining order on the revised travel ban Wednesday — and it’s partly because President Donald Trump and his surrogates couldn’t keep their mouths …

One of Horror's Most Controversial and Elusive Films Is Now Available for Streaming

Cult movie fans, give praise. Starting today, Shudder is streaming the long-elusive unrated version of Ken Russell’s legendary 1971 <i>The Devils</i>, …

Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform

Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter how much we will ourselves, we just can't muster any productivity. …

Time Management

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.<p>Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in …

4 Stretches That Will Seriously Boost Your Sex Life

You probably think about stretching before your gym workout or after your run, but before sex? Not likely. Yet having sex uses a lot of muscles you don't normally use throughout the day.<p>Add these simple stretches into your everyday routine to increase your flexibility and spice up your sex life. …

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Health warning over 'toxic' levels of vitamin D sold in supplements

Hundreds of people in the UK are regularly taking toxic overdoses of vitamin D in supplements bought online, according to Britain’s leading testing …