Tag Archives: self-improvement

  • Nugget: App Provides “Nuggets From Books That Make You Better”

    Nugget: App Provides “Nuggets From Books That Make You Better”

    A long time ago, people used to read books for pleasure, enjoying the stories and/or ideas found inside. Those days, thankfully, are behind us, and now we only read books for the self-improvement tips they contain. ¬†And now there’s a new app that extracts these precious nuggets for effortless consumption. It’s called, helpfully, Nugget. Nugget […]

  • Pavlok: Shock Your Bad Habits Away (Video)

    Pavlok: Shock Your Bad Habits Away (Video)

    It’s a common enough joke: “Man, I wish I could buy a device that would give me a little electric shock every time I reach for a cigarette.” It’s based on real ideas about aversion therapy and behavioral reinforcement, and now those ideas have been put into a real consumer product: Pavlok. “Pavlok” might sound […]