How to deal with a coworker who takes too much free time

Mindfulness is a good habit to learn in life and at work. For the latter situation, it could mean biting your tongue when your coworker insists on completing a project in a way you deem ineffective, or keeping silent that their workspace is so crowded you can hardly tell there …

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New ways to get more for your old car

These days, you can sit on your couch and get a pretty accurate answer to the age-old question: “What’s my trade-in worth?” As online used car retailers streamline the buying process, they’re creating more convenient ways to handle the Achilles heel of car buying, the trade-in. And, with the current …

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Are these disappointing drugs back on track to reach billions?

When a whole new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2015, it was touted as the biggest breakthrough in the fight against heart disease since the invention. statins. The launch of PCSK9 inhibitors has been accompanied by sales forecasts …

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What is your “public credit rating”? The Shanghai government can tell you: Parallels: NPR

Shanghai residents overlook the financial district in June 2016. The Shanghai city government recently released an app that produces a “public credit rating” for residents. A good score can lead to discounts, but a bad score can cause problems. Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend …

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How to use your slow cooker

Once you take your new slow cooker out of the box, you’ll be happy to use it. Besides being a convenient way to cook tasty and healthy stews, a slow cooker is an opportunity to try and cook cheaper cuts of meat that you may have already avoided. Our guide …

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