productivity

Are Smelling Salts the New Red Bull?

I was slumping on the couch, listening to the final strains of some rap song I can’t recall, glancing toward the clock on the wall…

Precrastination and the Problem With Completing Tasks Too Soon

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as completing tasks too soon. For instance, there are actually people who answer emails the second…

Unfortunately, It Turns Out Working While You Commute Makes You Work Better

There I am, stuck in traffic on a chronically congested freeway. Talk radio is playing in the background as I daydream about anything other than…

Smoking Weed Might Make You Skinny Despite Your Insatiable Hunger for Pizza Rolls

The human body: An inspiring biological work of art? Or a meaty sack of germs and fluids? Either way, there’s still a lot we don’t…