Anthony Renwick

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7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

The 1 Quick Question That Will Instantly Make You More Productive

Goodbye cluttered to-do list, hello laser focus.<p>You're blurry-eyed and slack-jawed at your desk, staring at a to-do list so long you feel like you could wrap it around the entire earth -- twice. Yes, we've all found ourselves in this stressful situation every now and then.<p>Facing a to-do list that …

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

In conjunction, UNICEF USA's End Trafficking Project is launching its second annual campaign, <b>Learn the Signs</b>. A new video highlights its aims — …

Why You Should Take A Social Media Sabbatical

Social media definitely forces me to think about whatever is on my screen. Sometimes it’s something I don’t want to think about, like football (American or European). Sometimes it’s something that riles me up, like proposed pipelines going through my Province. Sometimes I’m taken from a happy place …

Sabbaticals

China Stock Surge Stokes Fears of Risks

Rally Revives Memories of Lead-Up to 2008 Drop<p>SHANGHAI—Trading volume in China’s stock markets surged to a record Wednesday, but the recent rally has also revived memories of the kind of frenzy seen before the market cratered in 2008.<p>The Shanghai Composite Index has climbed 3.6% this week and 31.4% …

Stock Markets

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Wharton Professor Describes 'The Worst Thing You Can Do' In Your Career

But he's aiming a bit higher than the standard business school fare; Stew helps students — and the rest of us — better manage the interaction of four domains: work, home, community, and the private self.<p>Here's a typical soundbite:<p>Stew argues that simply trying to achieve "work/life balance" is not …

London's Hidden History: Ten Great Sites You Shouldn't Miss

Millions of tourists flock to London every year to take in the culture, sample the cuisine and, most important of all, to see the sites. But as well as the more prominent places to visit in London, the UK's capital is full of hidden wonder and secret gems that can add an extra dimension to any trip.<p>…

Review: The Hunger Games Meets Lord of the Flies in The Maze Runner

It’s the ultimate nightmare of being the new kid at a boys’ high school. You find yourself in an elevator hurtling upward, fast, until it hits the …

'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Set Photos Show First Look At Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Joss Whedon's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" hit Aosta, Italy on Monday for a day of filming that included the franchise's two newest characters: Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. The twins, played by Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, will help Marvel usher its Cinematic Universe into the age …

Chain Restaurant Workers Reveal The Items They Refuse To Eat

A recent Reddit thread asked them "what item on the menu would you absolutely not eat and why?"<p>Thousands of supposed former employees responded.<p>Some named menu items that were too unhealthy, while others felt squeamish about how the food was prepared.<p><i>NOTE: Reddit sources are anonymous, and can't be</i> …

A third of Americans delinquent on debt

More than a third of the country is in trouble when it comes to paying debts on time; 35% of Americans have debt in collections, according to a study out Tuesday from the Urban Institute, which analyzed the credit files of 7 million Americans.<p>That means the debt is so far past due that the account …

'Go Local!' and You Just Might Return a Better Person

Having started my career in the travel industry, right after I returned from a yearlong backpacking excursion, I learned at a young age how to live with locals and experience familiarity wherever I traveled.<p>Over the past few years there has been a shift in travel values. Now, more than ever, …

Apple vs. Google: It's War, and Thank Goodness

Let's face it: the tech world has been spoiling for a good, clean fight for years.<p>Competition energizes us; it squeezes out our best performances, …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Protect all aspects of your memory with these research-backed…

Protect all aspects of your memory with these research-backed tips:<p>1. Meditation for working memory. Meditation can help you hold more information in your working memory by improving your concentration.<p>2. Coffee for memory consolidation. New research shows that consuming caffeine after learning something new can improve your ability to remember it a day later.<p>3. Berries for long-term memory. Flavonoids found in berries, especially blueberries, appear to strengthen existing connections in your …

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron Production Officially Underway

And we’re off! Joss Whedon’s wildly anticipated sequel <i>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>, has begun production in, of all places, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>…

Marvel Universe

'Batman Family' ~ by Alex Ross

8 Amazing Places Made Famous by Lawrence of Arabia

As film lovers the world over mourn the passing of Peter O'Toole, many of us are taking the time to revisit one of the legendary actor's greatest works: <i>Lawrence of Arabia</i>, a film whose adventurous spirit and exotic locales also inspired scores of travelers to seek out their own life-changing …