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How Your smartphone Habits Impact Your Productivity

How Your Smartphone Habits Impact Your Productivity

1992 was the magical year when one piece of technology changed the way we operate to this day. IBM invented their Simon Personal Computer, releasing it two years later to the public. The brick-like device cost over $1,000 and had an hour’s worth of battery life. In 1994 the phone wasn’t capable of accessing email […]

how graduate students can read scientific papers

How Graduate Students Can Quickly Read And Comprehend A Scientific Paper

The coronavirus continues to dominate the news now with cities limiting gatherings to no more than ten people. Restaurants, bars, and local businesses are shutting down in the meantime to stop the spread of the virus. Colleges included. Classes continue for many graduate students as they move to a streaming platform, and researcher papers are […]

Irish Writers

11 Irish Writers To Read On St. Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick’s day! Today is the day to wear green, dine on corn beef, and enjoy a pint if you so choose to. The tradition dates back to the ninth or 10th century when Catholics in Ireland observed March 17th as the feast day Saint Patrick. Interestingly enough, the first St. Patrick’s day parade […]

How to read a scientific study

How Non-Scientist Can Read And Discern A Scientific Paper

Let’s address the elephant in the room, COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus. The coronavirus outbreak is all over the news and has society scared. World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are keeping people up-to-date, separating facts from fiction. For those who aren’t scientists in the field of […]

How busy people read

How Even The Busiest People Find Time To Read

Quick! Think of the last book you read that you enjoyed. What was it? If you can’t think of any you’ve read in a while, it is time to get back into the routine of reading. Reading promotes sleep, decreases stress, and can enhance your memory too. With all the benefits that come with reading, […]

How To Better Absorb Textbooks When Preparing For An Exam

How To Better Absorb Textbooks When Preparing For An Exam

Heavily debated in society is whether college textbooks are worth reading. If you go to class and take notes, you should be fine. Right? Actually, textbooks are essential to take the time to read because they give you a baseline for that field of study. Textbooks, unlike websites or newspaper articles, have a detailed account […]