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8 Time-Tested Task Management Methods

Always on the search for a more efficient way to work, I have a penchant for exploring and writing about productivity methods. But it's sort of a …

15 Easy Ways to Boost Your Writing Productivity

Sometimes time and energy seems inversely proportional to the work done. We all have experienced it – unfinished projects pile up while your …

8 Ways To Get Work Done Faster

John Maynard Keynes, a famous economist in the 1930’s, predicted that his grandchildren would have a three-hour workday. Sadly, it did not happen–In fact, we now have the reverse! Organizations are looking for ways to do more with less, the population is aging, and the pace of work is …

Leadership

Swipes for Android works with Evernote to make to-do lists simpler

Swipes is by no means a new app — it’s been available on iOS since mid-2013 — but with its release on Android this week, and its impending …

Apps

Five great budgeting apps to keep you in the black

Keeping a watchful eye on your finances is now as easy as downloading an app to your smartphone. Here are a few of the most popular budgeting apps to …

Personal Finance

5 Regrets From People On Their Deathbeds, Revealed By A Nurse

It is grim and frightening, but death is also inevitable. All we can hope for is that we are at peace with ourselves and with the way we have spent …

Happiness

8 Money Lessons to Learn Before You Turn 40

<i>By AJ Smith, Credit.com</i><p>Reaching your fifth decade is a milestone, and hopefully you have learned a few things on the way. Here are some of the important financial lessons that are good to learn before turning 40.<p>1. Keep Your Housing in Check<p>Since the median age of first-time homebuyers is 31, …

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The Brain

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

14 Year-Old Girl Smacks Down TV Anchor over Monsanto

Do NOT mess with 14 year-old Canadian activist Rachel Parent.<p>Parent founded an organization called “The Kids Right To Know,” which campaigns for …

The Government Now Admits There's an 'Area 51'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Newly declassified documents, obtained by George Washington University's National Security Archive, …

The stupidest anti-Obamacare campaign ever

Conservative group’s campaign to weaken Obamacare is practically designed to backfire. Have a listen<p>We've known for a few weeks now that conservative groups are attempting to sabotage Obamacare by planning and staging campaigns to dissuade young people and families from enrolling in state insurance …

New form of carbon said to be strongest material ever found

The strongest known material in the world may have just been dethroned. Researchers from Rice University have calculated the properties of a little-studied form of carbon known as carbyne, and they've determined that it should have a "specific strength surpassing that of any other known material." …

6 of the nuttiest right-wing statements from this week alone

With Congress in recess, offensiveness flourishes<p>The right-wing crazies may have truly outdone themselves this week. With Congress taking its summer break, Tea Partyers and other kooks were suddenly uncorked (that word will come up again in another context, so look for it), taking to the airwaves, …

From foster care into the sex trade

Lawmakers are trying to make sure teenage sex trafficking victims get social services instead of criminal records<p>Every year, federal and state governments pour millions of dollars into combatting sex trafficking through local and federal law enforcement agencies. But the emerging link between the …

Why Obama Is (Probably) Doomed to the Second-Term Blues

The president has avoided some of the common pitfalls of predecessors on the back nine. And the results? Hardly any difference at all.<p>Back in 2007, John Fortier and I did a book called <i>Second-Term Blues</i> on how George W. Bush had governed after his reelection. John and I started with an essay on the …

NASA maps dangerous asteroids that could threaten Earth

This NASA graphic shows the orbits of all the known Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs), numbering over 1,400 as of early 2013. Shown here is a close-up of the orbits overlaid on the orbits of Earth and other inner planets.<p>If you've seen films like "Armageddon," you know the potential threat …

Asteroids

Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

Map shows how 20 patterns of mutation drive 30 cancer types, pointing the way to prevention and treatment strategies<p>The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease.<p>The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or …

Google: don't expect privacy when sending to Gmail

Critics call revelation 'a stunning admission' as Google makes claim in court filing in attempt to head off class action lawsuit<p>People sending email to any of Google's 425 million Gmail users have no "reasonable expectation" that their communications are confidential, the internet giant has said in …

Associated Press News

Barack Obama 'played cards on day of Osama bin Laden raid'

Barack Obama spent part of the day of the Osama bin Laden raid playing cards and told his staff: "I can't watch this entire thing," according to a former aide.<p>Reggie Love, the president's "body man" or personal assistant, said Mr Obama played around 15 games of Spades as he waited for the <b>US</b> Navy …

Gay military couples welcome Pentagon decision to extend benefits

Extension of marriage benefits to gay military spouses underscores the sweeping cultural change in America<p>Mark Nelson remembers when he had to stock shelves on a military base in Germany just to stay in the same country as the man who would become his husband.<p>Nelson, a labor and employment …