Cut chores and kill chill time: new advice to boost children’s academic achievement

Determining a child’s best daily balance of sleep, activity and relaxation can be a challenge, but if you’re hoping to improve their academic results, then it’s time to cut back on chores and chill time, according to new research from the University of South Australia. Exploring associations between 24-hour daily activities (sleep, sedentary time, light […]

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Amazon’s warehouse injury rates are so high that it faces a more costly workers’ comp classification

Just last month, a stunning report showed how Amazon fulfillment centers across the country saw rising injury rates between 2016 and 2019, sourced from internal company data. And now, proposed legislation in Washington state would mean Amazon could pay a higher workers’ compensation premium than other warehouse-owning companies next year. To make this happen, the […]

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Wall Street rebounds as market eyes tech results, strong U.S. data

U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the technology heavyweights rallying ahead of major earnings reports and upbeat domestic economic data calming investor jitters about surging coronavirus cases. The rebound came after a more than 3% slide a day earlier in Wall Street’s main indexes, underscoring heightened market volatility ahead of the presidential election next […]

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Moog’s limited-edition theremin marks 100 years of weird sounds

The sounds of the theremin, once the instrument of the future, have now been tingling our spines for 100 years. In commemoration, Moog is introducing its new limited-edition Claravox Centennial, named for theremin virtuosa Clara Rockmore. Moog says the Claravox offers “the highest quality control and sound available in a theremin.” With two modes, Traditional […]

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