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Terrible books for ruining children’s health

People like books. Some argue that book sales are in decline, some argue that the opposite is true. Perhaps the book <i>industry</i> is going through tumultuous times, but books themselves seem to remain as popular as ever, with more people than ever writing them. It’s got to the point where practically …

Writing

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Pixie's new Bluetooth beacons make it harder for you to lose your stuff

Whether you've left a wallet in a cab or misplaced something at home, losing your things is a real annoyance. What's worse is that it feels like a problem we shouldn't have to deal with in the age of smart devices. Sure, sometimes you can use Find my iPhone, but what about objects that don't have …

Valentine’s gadgets – including the best boyfriend (he’s a robot, obviously)

From a magic ring for your lover to a bad-breath detector, this is tech with a tingle factor<p>HYGIENE<br>This will ensure you are utterly kissable<p>Singletons can now invest in the “Mint breathometer”, a miniature halitosis-detecting gadget that has already nearly trebled its target investment on …

Diets

The Ideal Work Schedule, as Determined by Circadian Rhythms

Humans have a well-defined internal clock that shapes our energy levels throughout the day: our circadian process, which is often referred to as a circadian rhythm because it tends to be very regular. If you’ve ever had jetlag, then you know how persistent circadian rhythms can be. This natural — …