According to an Australian study , surfing the Internet for fun during office hours increases productivity.
The University of Melbourne study showed that people who use the Internet for personal reasons at work are about 9 percent more productive that those who do not.
Researchers say that “workplace Internet leisure browsing,” or WILB, helped to sharpened workers’ concentration. (www.unimelb.edu.au/)
“Short and unobtrusive breaks, such as a quick surf of the Internet, enables the mind to rest itself, leading to a higher total net concentration for a days’ work, and as a result, increased productivity.”
Domino’s pizza has given away nearly 11,000 free pizzas. There was a never-used promotion that a Web customer stumbled upon. The company had prepared an Internet coupon for an ad campaign that was considered in December but never activated.
The 43-year-old mom faces felony child-endangerment charges alleging they provided liquor and beer to six 13- and 14-year-olds at a birthday party for her daughter.
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