10 Most Productive Countries And What You Can Learn From Them

The satisfaction and benefit experienced when you’re productive gives you confidence and induces a desire to achieve more. Productivity has several definitions; we shall define in relation to economies: Productivity measures output per unit of input, considering factors such as capital, labor, land or any other resource in the production process. It calculates Gross Domestic […]

No bad reviews? Amazon employees might have deleted them for bribes

Some Amazon employees have reportedly been bribed by sellers to remove bad reviews of products sold through the online retail giant. The average bribe is around $ 300 per review, with most of the demand coming from China. The retail giant has launched an internal investigation into the shady practice, with a probe ongoing since […]

One hike to rule them all? Tackling Mordor on New Zealand’s best day hike

John Malathronas September 14, 2018 Share this article Billed as one of New Zealand’s best day hikes, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing winds through a national park best known as Peter Jackson’s Mordor. Could you turn down a chance to follow in Frodo’s footsteps? I can’t remember how I met tall, lanky Yorkshire Joe. Was he […]

Indian pilots lack sleep as social media use keeps them up – Air Force Chief

In the war for a good night’s sleep, India’s top air force official has called for the service to develop a system to assess how well rested their pilots are before they fly. “Long hours” on social media are to blame. “Everybody appears to be spending long hours on social media, late nights,” Air Chief […]

Probiotics: If you don’t just just poop them out, they may muck up your guts

Enlarge / Lactobacillus acidophilus and L. casei cultured from a commercial probiotic food gel sold in health food stores. (credit: Getty | Scimat) There’s a pungent cloud of hype and hope around probiotics—and researchers have long tried to clear the air about what the bowel-blasting products can ( and mostly can’t) do. Now, a new […]

Eagles run ‘Philly Philly’ again in first game of the NFL season after a similar dramatic trick play helped them win the Super Bowl

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images In Super Bowl LII, the Philadelphia Eagles pulled off a brilliant trick play called the “Philly Special” that would immediately go down in Philadelphia sports history. With the Eagles offense struggling in the first game of the 2018 season, head coach Doug Pederson called on a strikingly similar play again on a […]