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How diligently do you work each weekday?
Americans waste a supposed $1.8 trillion in lost workplace productivity, according to The Washington Post. Factors in this cost range from vices like being hungover to just logging onto Facebook
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And while you may or may not believe that number, you should admit that it's pretty easy to become distracted at work. Here are a few other habits that could be killing your productivity, and also how to fix them.
Image: Flickr, Courtney DirksTrying to do multiple tasks at once may result in poor performance. Only 2% of the population can successfully multitask, according to a study covered in Business Insider. As a result, you can feel cluttered and scattered. Read more...More about Productivity, Tips, Work, Lifestyle, and Jobs
"Fuck what anyone says. You want more, we're going to give you more."
Damon Albarn didn't want to quit after his mammoth five hour set with Africa Express at Denmark's Roskilde Festival on Saturday - and a fair few fans wanted him to keep going too - but the security team had other ideas.
At the end of the performance, which featured Nick Zenner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Laura Mvula and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon, Albarn tried to keep going, rallying the crowd and singing The Clash's 1981 classic "Should I Stay Or Should I Go".
It was 4 a.m., though, and one burly security guy decided he should go. Read more...More about Festival, Damon Albarn, Blur, Entertainment, and Music
LONDON — Some 10,000 Minecraft fans descended on the Excel centre over the weekend for the Minecon 2015, a two-day celebration of all things Minecraft from the game's publishers Mojang.
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Over the course of the event, game developers offered hints on customising the basic version, YouTubers explained how they grow audiences for their how-to videos, and panels revealed plans for using Minecraft as an education tool in schools. There was a trailer for the forthcoming Minecraft: Story Mode and 15 minute demos of the game on Microsoft's Hololens for a handful of lucky punters. Read more...More about London, Entertainment, Gaming, Travel Leisure, and Uk Minecraft