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Stop Force-Closing Your Phone Apps

Apple held its annual September announcement extravaganza of updates yesterday , making it known that the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Max, 5th generation Watch, sixth-generation iPad a subscription-based gaming arcade and an Apple TV Network are on their way. But no matter which version of phone you...
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Tips Of Buying Bed Sheets

Nothing screams excitement quite like shopping for bed sheets. While it's easy to find a set of good-looking sheets, it's difficult to judge the quality of a new set by its price or package. However knowing that sheets share common properties will at least give you some guidance. For instance, most...
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The Age You Peak At Everything

Our lives have milestones. From getting a driver's license at 16 to ordering a beer at 21 and retiring at 65. And while ageing can seem like a scary prospect at times, many scientific studies have found that youth isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact there are plenty of cases in which human...
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Students Perform Better in Classrooms Without Cell Phones

As we prepare for the start of a new school year, it wouldn't be surprising if more classrooms implement a ban on mobile devices. While schools that have tried to enforce a "no electronics" policy only to have it backfire with angry parents who want their kids to have access to a phone in case of...
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Algorithm Created For Perfect Coffee-Caffeine Amount For Peak Performance

Believe it or not, there is a coffee sweet spot to get the caffeine you need to avoid tiredness. Thanks to the U.S. military, an ingenious algorithm used to keep soldiers alert can soon be used by you to keep you alert too. Overall, consuming 200 milligrams of caffeine, which is two regular cups of...
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Just The Smell Of Coffee Can Boost Your Performance

You don't have to like drinking coffee to get its mood-elevating benefits. Apparently just the thought and the scent of it alone can make you feel more alert and energetic. The study took college students and gave them a ten-question GMAT algebra test (that’s a hard mat test!). Half took the test...
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Student's Test Performance Suffers As Temperatures Rise

There's a good reason school is in recess over the summer. Research suggest that hot weather harms children's chances of doing well in exams. The Harvard study found that for every half degree increase of room temperature from 70°F, the performance of kids reduces by 1%. That number skyrockets in...
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People Judge You And Your Work Performance Based On Your Name

It turns out your name says more about you than you might think. Researchers found that our perceptions of people are based solely on their name and not on their performance and the results are not a poster child for equality. Female names are seen as warmer and less competent than male names,...
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The Secret To Happiness At The Office Isn't What You'd Think

There is a secret to beng happy at teh office and it has nothing to do with your paycheck or vacation. Gone are teh days when office memos and client communciations stayed in the office. Now they appear on your phone. You can remotely get into your office computer too. So how does this make you...
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Office Gossip May Be Good, At Least In One Area

Gossip around the office has been deemed counter-productive, malicious and inappropriate by many business. However there may be a light level of gossip that is good for morale, says one study. Of course a research study was performed on about 200 workers, which is a small sample, but what it found...
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