Hobbies can fuel people's careers, research shows

Pursuing a hobby in an intense or serious way can boost people's confidence at work—but only if it uses different skills to their job, according to new research by Dr. Ciara Kelly and colleagues at the University of Sheffield's ...

European flight safety agency issues drone guidelines

Europe's flight safety authority has published its first proposal on the safe operation of small drones, to serve as a guideline for the European Commission to adopt concrete regulations later this year.

Scheduling leisure activities makes them less fun: study

Nothing ruins a potentially fun event like putting it on your calendar. In a series of studies, researchers found that scheduling a leisure activity like seeing a movie or taking a coffee break led people to anticipate less ...

How scheduling takes the fun out of free time

Life moves fast, and finding enough hours in the day to get everything done is, at times, a seemingly impossible task. Scheduling, whether keeping a calendar, a to-do list or setting a smartphone reminder, is a saving grace ...

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