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Regardless of what you think about the current U.S. president, the position itself has traditionally been viewed as an extremely important one on the global stage; the U.S. president is considered one the most powerful people in the world because of the country's global influence. It's a busy and high-pressure job so being productive is paramount. With that said, here are ten of our favourite productivity tips from former U.S. presidents.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.


Opinion: Futurama is clearly superior to The Simpsons. Fact: You can find all the life lessons and advice you'll ever need buried in between this show's many, many cancellations. Today, we're going to learn about life from the greatest men and women of the 31st century. Also Bender.


Last week Jon Stewart flicked off the lights for the last time at The Daily Show, where he and his staff created a machine that delivered incisive political and media commentary through comedy for 16 years. Let's take a look at how they did it and what we can learn.


There's a lot you can say about the controversial L. Ron Hubbard, founder of Scientology and prolific author, but there's no denying that managed to achieve a lot during his time on this plane of existence. Here's what you can learn from Hubbard's life, without any of the auditing.


Love him or hate him, you can't deny his impact. John D. Rockefeller was the founder of Standard Oil, the company started in 1870 that fathered modern businesses like Chevron and ExxonMobil. He was also a notable philanthropist. Here are some of the career lessons we can learn from his life.


Carl Sagan is a well-known astronomer, cosmologist, author and science communicator, and original host of the show Cosmos. His views on science and general living are simultaneously inspirational and galvanising. Let's take a look at just a few of his ideas that are useful for all of us.


Regardless of how you feel about Apple, Steve Jobs was an incredibly prolific CEO who was more than just the face of the company. Before his death in 2011, he managed to provide a unique workplace lauded for its productivity. Let's take a look at just a few of the ways he did it.


Bill Watterson created one of the most consistently enjoyable comic strips in history with Calvin and Hobbes. He's known as a bit of recluse, but his comic and his ideas had a big impact on its readers. Let's take a look at a few of his tips, explored both in the comic and outside of it.


Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and the only woman to win it in two different fields. She coined the term radioactivity, discovered radium (which eventually killed her), and managed to get things done regardless of the fact that the scientific world didn't always take her seriously. Here's how she did it.


Jack Kirby, often called the "King of Comics" was a self-taught artist who eventually became one of the comics world's most prolific creators. From Captain America to the Fantastic Four, Kirby is partially responsible for much of the Marvel Universe. To celebrate Kirby's birthday thisweek, here are a few lessons we can learn from how he got things done.


Inventor Nikola Tesla has become one of the internet's darlings over the years. Part of the reason for that is because he managed to do a lot with his life. With that in mind, let's take a look at what was behind the brain that helped make Tesla so productive.