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Will Podcasts Like 'Serial' Be the Binge-Worthy Successors to TV?
Trends

Will Podcasts Like 'Serial' Be the Binge-Worthy Successors to TV?

The record-shattering success of 'Serial' points to a storytelling medium that is at once seemingly groundbreaking and also oddly old-fashioned.
Geoff Weiss
A Fitbit for Your Employees' Emotional Health? It's Already Happening.
Personal Health

A Fitbit for Your Employees' Emotional Health? It's Already Happening.

The companies behind the program are hoping that, in the long run, Moodhacker can cut down on costs related to depression and increase workplace productivity.
Nina Zipkin
6 Secrets to Success Only Early Birds Know
Habits

6 Secrets to Success Only Early Birds Know

Many of the most successful people tend to be early risers. Here's how and why you should be, too.
Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind
Health

Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind

A standing desk, a customized mattress and a smart scale. Can replacing daily objects allow us to lead healthier, more productive lives?
Laura Entis
Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff
Memory

Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff

Your scribbles can act like a crutch, providing an excuse to stop paying attention because, hey, you're writing it down...
Laura Entis
How to Be Productive and Still Have a Fun Weekend
Productivity

How to Be Productive and Still Have a Fun Weekend

Most entrepreneurs simply don't have time to check out for 48 straight hours each week. Here's how to have fun, get refreshed and also be productive during the weekend.
Dorie Clark
How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment
Sharing Economy

How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment

The emerging sharing economy is perhaps the premiere example of how technology and social media create wealth by making use of what we already have.
John Boitnott
Are You Cut Out to Work at a Startup?
Career Change

Are You Cut Out to Work at a Startup?

Many people who are great employees at established firms quickly flounder and fail in a startup atmosphere. Here are the key traits that determine whether employees can successfully make the switch.
Jake Gibson
The 3 Habits Productive People Find Time for Every Day
Personal Development

The 3 Habits Productive People Find Time for Every Day

Exhausting yourself doesn't get more done.
Daniel DiPiazza
College Is Worth the Price. Just Not This Price.
College

College Is Worth the Price. Just Not This Price.

A college president says economic models don't apply to college tuition. That theory wouldn't pass Econ 101.
Ray Hennessey
This Alarm Clock App Brings You Wake-Up Calls From Total Strangers
Sleep

This Alarm Clock App Brings You Wake-Up Calls From Total Strangers

Users can place and receive anonymous phone calls that last no longer than 60 seconds with the aim of spreading some morning cheer.
Geoff Weiss
Is Your City Among the 10 Richest in the U.S.?
Cities

Is Your City Among the 10 Richest in the U.S.?

A new report reveals the 10 wealthiest cities in America.
Laura Entis
This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep
Business Travel

This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep

Want better sleep when traveling? A Finnish startup wants you to try strapping your head to your headrest.
Geoff Weiss
Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.
Creativity

Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.

Go ahead, let your mind wander. When it's appropriate, of course.
Laura Entis