Productivity vs. Getting Things Done This post originally appeared on the Exist blog. I’ve been a sucker for so-called “productivity porn” for a while. I still am, to some degree, but I’ve been working hard to cure myself of this time-wasting habit and I’m getting a lot closer to that. For anyone who’s not familiar with it, my interpretation of productivity porn is pretty much anything related to productivity as a topic of interest, that doesn’t actually involve getting anything done. For me, it includes things like trying out new task managers, reading blog posts about productivity and stocking up on stationery I don’t need. I’ve known for years that this habit isn’t doing me any favors, but I’ve only recently started to shake it by enforcing some strict rules on myself.
Top 40 Social Media Trends in October By: Riley von Niessen - Oct 29, 2016 By looking to these October 2016 social media innovations, it's shown that an increasing number of brands, organizations and celebrity figures are seeing the value of appealing to consumers through easily accessible mediums. In one recent example, Victoria Secret model Taylor Hill was able to promote a slew of makeup products by simply supplying her followers on Instagram with a quick tutorial via the 'Stories' feature. Not only did this allow her to market products in a more genuine way, but it also gave her fans a look into her exclusive everyday routine that they can appreciate. Meanwhile, a YouTube star named Casey Neistat documented his luxurious journey on a Emirates airplane after his seat was upgraded to first class -- which is valued at over $21,000. Although the video blogger claims that his humorous documentation wasn't sponsored, it racked up millions of views and highlighted the airline's high-end features candidly.
Skewered Balloons! In fourth grade, young chemists study the makeup of different kinds of matter. Here's a scientific experiment that demonstrates the structural principles of polymer strands, which stretch the boundary of our definitions of liquid and solid. That's the technical explanation, of course. If you do this experiment at home, be prepared for an even more immediate pleasure: roars of laughter and gasps of delight.
DID YOU KNOW… & 7th House on the Left - StumbleUpon You’ve probably heard all about the amazing uses of distilled vinegar, using olive oil to condition leather and even that nifty trick of using a potato to loosen a broken light bulb. But today, we are going to talk about some of the not-so-known uses for everyday items like coffee filters, marshmallows and dryer sheets. COFFEE FILTERS – The little paper-like liners that make your morning cup of joe possible have many more uses than just getting your morning started.
The Listening Project The Listening Project is a partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library that invites people to share an intimate conversation, to be recorded and broadcast by the BBC and, if suitable, curated and archived by the British Library. These conversations will form a unique picture of our lives today, preserved for future generations. Visit The Listening Project website (BBC) and get involved. Throughout the Project, our experts will be discussing these conversations and highlighting related recordings in the archive, on their Sounds blog. Visit the Sounds blog and join the conversation.
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100+ Sites to Download All Sorts of Things These days you can find all sorts of things online, from audio books to flash files, from sound effects to CSS templates. Below we compiled a list with over 100 download sites that serve that purpose. We will also try to keep the list updated, so if your favorite download site is not here, let us know about it with a comment. Audio Books CMO Ericka Pittman On The Lack Of Black Women Execs It’s always been hard for Black women to climb to the top of the ladder in Corporate America, but it seems it has gotten even tougher, as there are very few women who are CEOs in Corporate America. And while there have been 15 African Americans as heads of Standard & Poor’s 500 companies, right now we have no Black women in such positions. As we recently reported, “In Corporate America, Women of color comprise only 16.5 percent of people who work for S&P 500 companies and they represent less than 10 percent of managers and a very low 3.9 percent of executives.
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