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'Waiting Expert' Shares What Makes Waiting Difficult

In a New York Times article, journalist Alex Stone tells the story of how executives at a Houston airport faced and then solved a cascade of passenger ...


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Book Titles Reveal Our Time Obsession

We can't stop talking about time. It seeps its way into nearly every conversation. According to the editors of the Concise Oxford Dictionary, time is ...


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Business Leaders Often Feel Burnt Out

Srinivasan S. Pillay, a psychiatrist and an assistant clinical professor at Harvard Medical School who studies burnout, recently surveyed a random sample ...


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The Rush and Pressure of Modern Life

There is a pervasive form of contemporary violence. The rush and pressures of modern life are a form of its innate violence. To allow oneself to be carried ...


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Doctors Diagnose 'Hurry Sickness'

Half a century ago, an upholsterer from San Francisco made a curious discovery. He was called to a cardiologist's office to reupholster some chairs in ...


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Astronaut Goes On Strike In Outer Space

In 1974 Colonel William Pogue became the first American to go on strike—in space. The astronaut was part of the last, and longest, manned mission ...


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Radio Shack Can't Overcome Life's Busyness

In 1963 Charles D. Tandy opened a nine-store chain that promised to provide supplies for electronic do-it-yourselfers. Tandy explained, "Leisure time ...


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Study Shows Cell Phone Separation Anxiety

Researchers from the University of Missouri wanted to know how subjects behaved when parted from their iPhones, so they recruited 208 students for a survey ...


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Our Overwork Has a Steep Price Tag

Americans are working longer weeks than ever. The Center for American Progress reports that 86 percent of men and 67 percent of women now work more than ...


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Stats on Americans' TV Viewing Habits

In a nationwide 2014 survey Barna found the following stats about Americans' TV viewing habits:

  • 74 percent of Americans turn on their TV everyday
  • 5 percent don't watch any TV

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