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Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Time Management

“A malign force in American history”: Why you should be terrified of the Supreme Court

<b>U.S. Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts (AP/Wilfredo Lee/Morry Gash/Larry Downing)</b><p>Ridiculous theories, destructive effects and evil tragedies are SCOTUS trademarks, expert Ian Millhiser tells Salon<p>Elias Isquith<p>March 30, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Throughout his years as a …

Affordable Care Act

Are Smart Pills & Brain Zapping Risky? Bioethicists Weigh In

Boosting a person's smarts through drugs or electrical or magnetic stimulation of the brain is becoming an increasingly widespread practice. Now, …

The Brain

Ellen Pao says she had 'no choice' but to sue Kleiner Perkins

SAN FRANCISCO — Ellen Pao opened up about the long and difficult struggle that her $16 million lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has …

Sexual Harassment

Things the Bible Doesn’t Say (But You Thought It Did)

Apples, unicorns and Jesus’ childhood are all missing from the Bible. Why?<p>The Bible is the most hotly debated and influential book of all time. …

US May Run Out Of Oil Storage Space As Soon As June

On Sunday, we noted that the economics of the floating storage play could spell further declines for crude prices. With a global stock increase …

Oil

Jeb Bush, anti-drilling crusader

As Florida’s governor, he fought even his brother to keep oil rigs away from its beaches.<p>For years before “drill, baby, drill” became a Republican rallying cry, Jeb Bush was one of Florida’s staunchest opponents of offshore drilling.<p>As the governor of the tourist mecca, Bush fought to maintain …

Meryl Streep lights candles at U.S. premiere of banned Indian rape documentary

A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event on Monday that included actresses Meryl Streep and …

Activist arrested for showing rape documentary in Indian village

Ketan Dixit used borrowed equipment and bedsheets to screen India’s Daughter, which has been banned by the authorities, to 60 people<p>A young activist who defied the Indian government’s ban on the documentary India’s Daughter and screened the film for a village audience near the northern city of Agra …

10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. WPP, the world's biggest advertising agency holding group, has reported a record £1.5 billion ($2.3 billion) in annual profit.</b> The company has also seen a strong start to the current trading year.<p><b>2. The Apple Watch launch event takes place on Monday.</b> Here's what to expect.<p><b>3. Yahoo employees</b> …

9 Strategies For Battling Stress

Don't let tension take over your life<p>A little stress can be a good thing, but it’s important to keep it under control. These strategies will help you retain your Zen.<p>1. Bounce Back<p>Some people are naturally resilient, but it’s also a learned skill. Stress inoculation gradually exposes people to …

False memories implanted into the brains of sleeping mice | Mo Costandi

Artificial memories implanted into sleeping mice influence the animals’ behaviour when they wake up<p>Neuroscientists in France have implanted false memories into the brains of sleeping mice. Using electrodes to directly stimulate and record the activity of nerve cells, they created artificial …

Could 'Sprayable Sleep' help your insomnia?

You spray your hair to keep it in place. You spray your mouth to keep your breath fresh on first dates. Now, how about spraying your neck to help you …

Lung cancer stem cell therapy to be trialled in UK

Trial will involve 56 patients with metastatic lung cancer who will undergo treatment using genetically modified bone marrow stem cells<p>British patients will be the first in the world to receive a pioneering cell therapy that scientists hope will transform the treatment of lung cancer.<p>The treatment …

THE WEARABLES REPORT: Growth trends, consumer attitudes, and why smartwatches will dominate

For now, most of the devices need to connect with a smartphone or tablet for most of their functionality.<p>Wearables also suffer from a perception problem. Consumers still don't understand how a wearable might really benefit them. In a recent report on the wearable computing market from BI …