New research uncovers the psychological benefits of treating the weekend like a vacation
A series of experiments found that simply following the prompt “treat this weekend like a vacation” led workers to a more enjoyable two days off and a happier return to work on Monday. The findings were published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.Vacation time has been linked to a wealth of benefits, including improved health, happiness, and life satisfaction — and yet, as Colin West and his fellow researchers express, the United States is severely lacking when it comes to paid vacation days. “Although one of the wealthiest nations in the world, the United States is temporally im...
Lamar Odom to star in his own docuseries
The ex-Los Angeles Lakers player has teamed with producer Jojo Ryder on the series, which will feature many of his National Basketball Association (NBA) peers including Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and Trevor Ariza, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Odom's ex Liza Morales, the mother of his three children, Destiny, Lamar Jr. and the late Jayden, will also be interviewed and the show will take another look at his marriage to Khloe Kardashian, previously chronicled on Keeping Up With the Kardashians and spin-off Khloe and Lamar.The docuseries will also reportedly deal with his struggles with addic...
Roddy Ricch fighting car crash lawsuit
The Box hitmaker has been accused of rear-ending the plaintiff's car with a borrowed Dodge Charger on the 101 freeway, and his negligence is said to have caused the plaintiff to sustain a series of injuries which caused him great "mental, physical, emotional, and nervous pain, suffering, and distress".It's unclear when the accident took place, but in legal papers obtained by The Blast, the other driver claims Ricch was "traveling at an unsafe speed and distance, failed to stop his vehicle, causing (his) vehicle to get pushed into the left-center divider and another vehicle in front of his".The...
Jennifer Lopez 'so excited' about new Selena Quintanilla series
The Walking Dead star Christian Serratos plays the beloved musician in Selena: The Series, which chronicles her childhood and rise to fame, before her career was cut short by a deranged fan who shot and killed her on 31 March, 1995 - days before her 24th birthday.The new show premieres on 4 December (20), and J.Lo, who brought Quintanilla to life in the 1997 biopic Selena, is thrilled younger generations of music fans will have the opportunity to learn all about the tragic Mexican-American artist."Guys, I don't know if you've heard about this new Selena series on Netflix," Lopez shares in a vi...
Latest iPhone 12 series coming soon to Mobitel | Daily FT
As the authorised reseller for Apple devices, Mobitel will offer the new iPhone 12 lineup, including iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12, and iPhone 12 mini. With a beautiful all-new design, iPhone 12 models feature unparalleled new camera systems, edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays for a more immersive viewing experience, the biggest jump in durability with the Ceramic Shield front cover, and Apple-designed A14 Bionic chip, the fastest chip in a smartphone. Customers will be able to order iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 beginning on 27 November, with availability on 4 December. For mo...
Daily Financial Times
What’s New on Netflix in November 20 and 22nd, 2020
New on Netflix November 20th and 22nd series or movies for viewers. There are too many new titles and five of the N Originals added to the library. Also, the family-musical series ‘Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square‘ movie coming on November 22nd.We are almost finishing this week and ready for a chill weekend. Netflix and Chill important slogans for the platform. Because the platform wants when viewers come home they want to watch Netflix and chill together. There are more N Originals coming every weekend on the streaming service. This weekend we saw the Alien Xmas (2020), Flavorful Origin...
Palawan police chief sacked due to series of shootings
Col. Dionisio Bartolome, chief of Palawan Police Provincial Office, was relieved of his post after a series of shootings in the province, the Mimaropa Police Regional Office announced in a statement issued on Saturday.Bartolome will be replaced temporarily by Co. Nicolas D. Torre III, who will also continue to serve in his current post as deputy regional director for operations.Bartolome was sacked to “lessen the fear” of Palawan citizens, according to the statement.Just recently, 35-year-old lawyer Eric Jay Magcamit was shot to death by unknown assailants in Palawan.Magcamit was the 53rd in t...
Philippines Daily Inquirer
Inside the weaving protests of West Timor
This article was co-published with The Gecko Project. Read part one of the series here, and watch the film here. It’s raining, windy, and misty as I head toward the village of Fatumnasi. It’s almost impossible to traverse this clay-and-dirt road in a car, so I’ve hired a motorcycle taxi to take me into the highlands of Timor, an island in eastern Indonesia.I am more than 2,600 kilometers (1,600 miles) from Jakarta, the nation’s capital. I’m much closer, in fact, to the northern coast of Australia, a reminder of how vast this sprawling archipelago is.Timor is Indonesia’s sixth-largest island.Fr...
Bolts bounce back, nip Gin Kings to equalize series
Bolts bounce back, nip Gin Kings to equalize series*Games Sunday \(AUF Sports Arena Powered by Smart 5G\)3:45 p.m. – TNT Tropang Giga vs Phoenix Super LPG (Game Three)6:30 p.m. – Barangay Ginebra vs Meralco Bolts (Series tied, 1-1)*SMART CLARK GIGA CITY – The Meralco Bolts restored power after their Game One outage and romped off with a series-tying 95-77 triumph over rival Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Philippine Cup semis Friday at AUF Sports Arena Powered by Smart 5G.The Bolts amped up in the second half to wrest control from the hot-starting Gin Kings and sustained the charge heading home as...
Nicki Minaj sets 'unfiltered' new docu-series
The Anaconda hitmaker, real name Onika Maraj, will share her story in six 30-minute episodes directed by Michael John Warren, the man behind her two previous TV documentaries, 2010's My Time Now and My Time Again in 2015.According to producers, the as-yet-untitled series "will explore Nicki's brilliantly creative mind and tell the story of her personal and professional journey", and will air on U.S. streaming service HBO Max."It's going to give you guys a raw unfiltered look at my personal life and my professional journey and I can't wait to share it with you," Minaj announced on social media ...