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Thanks to resourceful chemists from the University of Illinois, tiny silicone microspheres may soon launch the next wave of innovative
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Featured Jobs. Full-Stack Web Developer at Stack Exchange Location: Work anywhere, Remote available; Chief Technology Officer at MoveOn.org. Location: Berkeley, CA; Full Stack Software Engineer at Gladly Location: Palo Alto, California; Social Media/ Marketing Intern at Women 2.0 ...
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I’m so excited to have Kayla Matthews on the blog today to share some her tips for getting up earlier! She’s a productivity and time management blogger who writes for Lifehack and The Huffington Post. Her blog, Productivity Theory, is chock full of useful tips and ideas. I’m excited to use these ideas in real life, …
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This is a guest post contributed by C. Edmiston, who writes for TechTorpedo. WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for publishing your blog online. It’s a content management system (CMS) that has a super large following of fans, and to help make WordPress life easier, there is a huge library of plugins to …
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Is your Google Calendar overbooked with tons of microprojects? Does Trello take up hours of your day? Have you made so many lists that you can’t even keep them straight anymore?
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Gardening and pets don’t always mix. These five simple tips will help you enjoy gardening and quality time with your furry friend, at the same time.
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Your morning will more often than not set you up for your entire day. If that morning is rushed, chaotic or groggy from lack of sleep, your productivity will most likely suffer. Use the following morning routine tips to create some new habits and get the most out of your mornings. 1. Write down what …
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Years ago, when you bought a new piece of technology, it seemed as though it was only a matter of time before new gadgets came on the market that made yours seem like relics from some long-forgotten past. Remember that super sweet minidisc player all the cool kids had back in the day? Once the …
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  • Writer and blogger, 2010 - present
    I write and edit ProductivityTheory.com and ProductivityBytes.com.
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My goal is to find new ways to be productive and to help others do the same.
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My name is Kayla. I'm an imaginative graphic designer turned blogger. I love writing about productivity and I manage two blogs all about it: 

Productivity Theory is all about being productive, healthy and inspired.
Productivity Bytes is for the tech nerd in me, and geared specifically toward using tech to boost your productivity in life. 

I also contribute to The Muse, The Huffington Post, MakeUseOf, the Crew Blog, and Tiny Buddha. 

Follow me on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter to get updates on all of my latest articles!
Bragging rights
Top contributor on Lifehack for my article, "10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier" (which has since earned 17K shares); Made it to the Front Page of HuffPo with "9 Ways Pets Improve Our Lives" (14K shares); Was once Tweeted at by Ashton Kutcher
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Carlisle, PA
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Pittsburgh, PA
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Which Herbs Grow Best Together
www.motherearthnews.com

Love herbs and gardening? Here are a few things you should know when it comes to companion planting and herbs.

The Most Important Attitude Changes For Women's Career Success
www.forbes.com

True success comes not through impersonal shortcuts but through the thoughtful cultivation of key attitudes and character traits. Below are

5 Things You Didn’t Know About IP Cameras
www.technologytell.com

Want a security camera for your home or office? An IP camera might be the way to go.

Healthy Hack Your Food: Tips for Making Unhealthy Options Better - Natur...
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After a crazy week of work and other projects, sometimes junk food is just calling your name. Everywhere you look you see advertisements for

3 Cities Making the Push to Go Green
www.motherearthnews.com

Want to live in an area that values the environment? Check out these three cities that are making a push to be greener.

How to Use Parkinson's Law for Daily Productivity
quickbase.intuit.com

Give yourself just five minutes to read this article and jot down a few action items that will help you become more productive. Why? Because

Disaster Relief in Three Dimensions: Medical 3D Printing in Haiti
3dprint.com

Throughout history, technological breakthroughs have been accompanied by narrow parameters for application, concerned with solving the probl

Apple Introducing a 12.9-Inch Tablet in the iPad Pro
www.technologytell.com

As if your normal iPad wasn't enough, Apple is introducing a newer, bigger iPad Pro.

How Compassionate Branding Can Work for Your Nonprofit
www.nonprofithub.org

Branding is crucial for any organization's marketing strategy. But why is branding so important? At a very basic level, it raises awareness

Smart Grids 101: Connectivity of the Future
www.technologytell.com

The smart grid IT market is expected to double in the next decade. How could smart grids revolutionize your daily life?

Researchers 3D Print an Amazing Compact Broadband Antenna
3dprint.com

The advent of 3D printing techniques in the modern era has created a surging wave of interest within many manufacturing industries across th

6 Tools to Find Awesome People with Similar Interests
www.makeuseof.com

Whether you've moved to a new town, started a hobby, entered a new phase of life or just want to make some new friends, the web makes it eas

Turn anything into gold with Orbit1’s pocket electroplating device
www.technologytell.com

Cover your 3D-printed projects in gold with the Orbit1 pocket electroplating gadget.

5 Social Alarm Apps to Help You Get out of Bed
www.makeuseof.com

Traditionally, alarms have been a private matter. Other than your family or roommates, no one had to know which alarms you ignored or how ma

How this Korean nanogenerator could revolutionize the future of wearables
www.technologytell.com

Korean researchers may have made a huge step in creating better wearable tech.

How to Use the 50-30-20 Rule to Get More Done
facilethings.com

The 50-30-20 rule helps you move toward your big goals, without forgetting everyday tasks.

Improve Your Communication Skills with These 7 Websites
www.makeuseof.com

It's true that the pen is mightier than the sword, and the same could be said of communication skills. Listening well is more powerful than

6 Simple Time Management Tips for Your Work Day - Pragmatic Blog
thinkpragmatic.com

It's easy to lose time in your work day between meetings, emails, and interruptions. Here are 6 easy time management tips to help you out.

10 Good Habits to Start While You're Still in College - AfterCollege
blog.aftercollege.com

Start adulthood right by getting into these good habits while you're still in college.

The best edtech for forging connections - Innovate My School
www.innovatemyschool.com

Education works best when the links between teacher, student and parent or guardian are running harmoniously. Pennsylvania-based writer look