News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier
In the past few decades, the fortunate among us have recognised the hazards of living with an overabundance of food (obesity, diabetes) and have started to change our diets. But most of us do not yet understand that news is to the mind what sugar is to the body. News is easy to digest. The media feeds us small bites of trivial matter, tidbits that don't really concern our lives and don't require thinking. That's why we experience almost no saturation.
Countdown of Life: How much time do you have left? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Exec Blog
By Karen Cheng, Designer at Exec When people use Exec to clean their house or run an errand, they're getting that time back in the day. So the Exec team thinks a lot about how people choose to spend their time.
Ask HN: How do you stay productive after work
Here is my little back story: I work from 8-5(or 6), during work I will take a break and scan for a couple good articles on business, technology, etc. I put the web address in an email to myself to read for later (even if I want to read it all now). At the end of work I send myself the email in hopes that when I get home I continue my enthusiasm to read those articles.
avec plaisir ! Tu as gagné des points stackoverflow en exposant ta stratégie d'ailleurs je crois non ? :-) by May 24
"no pressure"... si tu veux, tu peux passer et je te montre comment jouer aux Lemmings (tu peux vraiment progresser par rapport à ce que j'ai vu en stand-up :) ) by May 24
short answer: you stop reading HN :) by May 24
Fire Me. I Beg You. | Robbie Abed's Personal Blog
In every situation I ask myself two questions: What do I want the outcome of this situation to beWhat do I secretly want the outcome of this situation to be For example, at one of my previous jobs, my boss setup an emergency meeting in her office.
Petit guide de survie à l’usage des buveurs de café
Article publié en anglais par Robert T. Gonzalez sur io9 et traduit par Denis-Quentin Bruet-Ferréol Pas de doute, la caféine est la drogue psychotrope la plus utilisée dans le monde, et le café, le moyen le plus populaire de s’administrer sa dose. Plus de 50% des Américains boivent du café de façon quotidienne et ce chiffre augmente chaque année.
The Blog of Shelby White» 10 Ways to be more interesting
Be more interesting. This is a note to self on things to keep in mind every day. Life is there for us to use and enjoy at our will. Being interesting isn’t a job of life, it’s an option. Images & text by Jessica Hagy / Forbes. 1.