Farmers actually work more than hunter-gatherers, have less leisure time

Toil all day, very little pay.

Part-time workers with flexible schedules work more unpaid overtime — especially mothers

How do you ‘not bring work home with you’…. when working from home?

Do something relaxing after work — it’s good for your health

Healthy, happy workers are productive workers.

Have more sex and leave stress at the office to improve your work life

Truth be told, sex improves most experiences.

Dominant wasps hand out breaks when workers are scarce, become horrible bosses when they’re plentiful

Wasps should really form their own labor union.

Types of engines and how they work

How any why different types of engines work.

Science-backed tips on making the most out of your breaks at work

Two researchers at Baylor University looked into how breaks during the workday improve employee health and efficiency, and found that yes – there are a few constants that seem to make a break great. Their findings offer some surprising suggestions on when, where and how to plan the best moments of relaxation, while also debunking some common break-time myths.

76% of American employees get the “Sunday blues”

The weekends should be devoted to disconnecting from your job and focusing more on leisure, family and personal development. A global study made by Munster paints a different picture (who’s surprised?). Seems like no less than 76% of American workers get the “Sunday blues”. In other words, they stress and fret during the depressing night that separates them from a new workweek. Of course, it may be natural to feel a bit stressed knowing you’re about to start a new busy work week, but It’s also worth noting that these 76% have “really bad” Sunday blues. That doesn’t sound normal. In fact, over the pond just 47% Europeans felt that way at the time.

Long working hours increase the risk of alcohol abuse

The most comprehensive study of its kind found that people working more than  48 hours a week are at a significant risk of drinking more alcohol than it is safe. The study’s findings which included correspondents from 14 countries were not affected by socioeconomic status or region, suggesting they universally apply.  The findings bear important implications for work regulation policies