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Coffee May Have Bigger Effect on You Than Thought

WebMD - The possible benefits include lower risks of Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and certain cancers.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:16:44 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

A humanist approach to teaching kids

The Gates Notes - Bill Gates recently had a conversation with Jorge Aguilar, the superintendent of the Sacramento City United School District who has creative...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:16:43 - #billgates #newstidbits

Exercise Your Brain to Improve Memory in Retirement - Strategies to help retirees recall and remember people, places and things.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:16:42 - #retirement #newstidbits

Here's how much the average woman has saved for retirement

CNN - Top Stories -
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:19 - #retirement #newstidbits

Retirement savers could lose an Obama-era protection

CNBC-Top Business - The courts have dealt another blow to supporters of a rule intended to protect retirement savers.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:18 - #retirement #newstidbits

5 Reasons Couples Need to Talk About Retirement

U.S. News - If you don't communicate with your spouse, your retirement finances and lifestyle could suffer.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:45 - #retirement #newstidbits

4 Retirement Distribution Strategies That Will Make Your Money Last

U.S. News - Want long-term financial security? Don't tap into your retirement savings without a plan.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:44 - #retirement #newstidbits

How to Prepare for 5 Unexpected Costs of Retirement

U.S. News - Don't get caught off guard by these often-overlooked expenses.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:42 - #retirement #newstidbits

Simplify Your Retirement With These 8 Money Tips

U.S. News - Spend less time managing your money so you can do what matters.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:41 - #retirement #newstidbits

Restored WWII Bomber Memphis Belle Is Moved Into Ohio Museum

U.S. News - Restored World War II bomber Memphis Belle moves into Air Force museum ahead of May unveiling.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:40 - #newstidbits

Jobs That Keep the Mind Sharp ... Even Into Retirement

U.S. News - If you're planning a career change or wondering if a challenging...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:38 - #retirement #newstidbits

15 Ways Retirees Can Soak Up Spring for Free

U.S. News - As warmer temperatures set in, there are plenty of ways to take advantage of renewed energy and get outdoors.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:37 - #retirement #newstidbits

Poor Sleep May Heighten Alzheimer's Risk

U.S. News - Older adults who are sleepy during the day might have harmful...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:36 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

4 Tips to Stretch Income in Retirement

U.S. News - Planning ahead and careful investing is key to making your income last for years.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:35 - #retirement #newstidbits

5 Signs You Will Never Retire

U.S. News - Here's how to tell if you're sabotaging your own retirement.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:34 - #retirement #newstidbits

Aptinyx Presents Data on NMDA Receptor Modulator NYX-458 in a Preclinical Model of Parkinson's Cognitive Impairment at the AAT-AD/PD Focus Meeting 2018

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - Aptinyx Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative therapies for challenging neurologic disorders, today announced...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:25 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Move Over Baby Boomers, Millennials Embrace Family Travel

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - Led by millennials, some 88 million Americans plan to take family vacations this year. According to the latest research from AAA Travel, 44 percent...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:23 - #boomer #newstidbits

9 traits of successful programmers that kids can develop now

VentureBeat - dev - I don't have kids. But there are lots of kids in my life. I've also worked closely with thousands of entry-level developers over the course...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:13:27 - #newstidbits

Roughly one in four Americans is online 'constantly'

ReCode - We're still obsessed with the internet. Americans' obsession with the internet is still growing.
New data from Pew Research Center found that...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:13:21 - #drones #newstidbits

Of course everyone's going to buy the new Retina MacBook Air

BGR - According to a bunch of rumors and supply-chain sources, 2018 is going to finally be the year that Apple launches a new MacBook Air. We don't...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:13:17 - #newstidbits

Major bottled water brands found to be contaminated with microplastics

BGR - Bottled water rose to popularity several decades ago thanks to a number of factors including its perceived superiority to tap water. It is often...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:13:15 - #newstidbits

iOS 11 bugs are so common they now appear in Apple ads

The Verge - If you blink during Apple's latest iPhone ad, you might miss a weird little animation bug. It's right at the end of a slickly produced commercial,...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:13:16 - #newstidbits

5 Colorado craft brewers rank among the nation's 50 best-selling breweries

Denver Post - Quaff a beer from New Belgium, Oskar Blues, Odell, Left Hand or Avery last year? You helped the companies stay among the 50 top-selling craft...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:13:15 - #newstidbits

Crested Butte Mountain Resort joins up with Vail Resorts' Epic Pass

Denver Post - Crested Butte Mountain Resort, the fabled hippie ski area in central Colorado, has been added to Vail Resorts' Epic Pass for the 2018-19 season.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:13:14 - #newstidbits

In a list of America's happiest cities to live in, Denver isn't in the top 50

Denver Post - WalletHub released a list proclaiming 2018's Happiest Cities in America and Denver didn't even make the top 50.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:13:12 - #newstidbits

Why GDPR Is the Kick in the Butt Marketers Need

Web Marketing - CMS Wire - By now, data-driven marketers have lost significant amounts of beauty sleep over the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:41:19 - #gdpr #newstidbits

8 Tips For Conducting Customer Experience Audits

Web Marketing - CMS Wire - The first step in determining if you have some problems with your customer experience programs is admitting you may have a problem....
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:41:18 - #newstidbits

Take control of your computer's annoying pop-up notifications

Popular Science - Save your productivity. And your sanity.

The constant barrage of pop-up notifications on your computer can wreak havoc on your...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:13:06 - #newstidbits

Cell Therapy Could Improve Brain Function in Alzheimer's

Life - Neuroscience News - Adding the Nav1.1 protein boosted the activity of interneurons and helped restore brain function in mouse models of Alzheimer's...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:13:05 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

The Seagull and The Duck

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Seen as a seagull and a duck, these nebulae are
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:49 - #newstidbits

Your Finances Should Be Boring

Life - Lifehacker - Everyone wants to learn tips and tricks for getting rich while exerting as little effort as possible. How can we save for a house,...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:48 - #retirement #newstidbits

Not having a regular doctor affects healthcare quality for older adults

Life - EurekAlert - About five percent of older adults on Medicare don't have a 'personal physician,' and this group scores lower on measures of healthcare...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:47 - #retirement #newstidbits

Gallup Vault: 1969 College Students' Resistance to Vietnam

Life - Gallup Headlines - U.S. college students, especially those in the East, outpaced the general public in opposing Richard Nixon's policies on the...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:46 - #newstidbits

The role of verb fluency in the detection of early cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease

Life - EurekAlert - The ability to generate spoken verbs in infinitive in a given time begins to worsen in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD)....
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:45 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Genetic variant discovery to help asthma sufferers

Life - EurekAlert - Research from the University of Liverpool, published in Lancet Respiratory Medicine, identifies a genetic variant that could improve...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:41:44 - #newstidbits

Older adults' difficulties with focusing can be used to help put a face to a name

Life - EurekAlert - Everyone has experienced the awkward situation of meeting someone and then forgetting their name shortly after. Among older adults,...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:13:27 - #newstidbits

What we can do about the culture of hate | Sally Kohn

Life - TEDTalks Videos - We're all against hate, right? We agree it's a problem -- their problem, not our problem, that is. But as Sally Kohn discovered,...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:13:26 - #newstidbits

Blood vessels also affected by Alzheimer's disease

Life - EurekAlert - A research conducted by the UAB demonstrates that mice suffering from this disease also have substantial malfunctions in small blood...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:13:25 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Why You Need a Roth IRA

Life - Lifehacker - Much ink has been spilled on the relative superiority of Roth IRAs versus traditional IRAs, but let's reexamine as the Roth-dubbed...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:13:24 - #retirement #newstidbits

Americans slow down the clock of age

Life - EurekAlert - A close examination of national health data indicate that the rate of biological aging appears to be more delayed for all Americans,...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:13:22 - #newstidbits

Mobile application detecting atrial fibrillation reduces the risk of stroke

Life - EurekAlert - A new application developed at the University of Turku, Finland, can detect atrial fibrillation that causes strokes. Atrial fibrillation...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:13:21 - #afib #newstidbits

Near-infrared photoactivatable oxygenation catalysts of amyloid peptide

Life - EurekAlert - A new, biocompatible photooxygenation catalyst that can selectively oxygenate and degrade the pathogenic aggregation of Alzheimer's...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:13:20 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

How the Next Generation of Global Kids Will Learn from One Another

Think - Knowledge@Wharton - Increasingly, technology is making it possible for children to educate each other -- from anywhere in the world -- in a more...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:13:46 - #newstidbits

Engaging Employees Through Volunteering Programs

Justmeans -
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:39:19 - #newstidbits

A simple artificial heart could permanently replace a failing human one

Think - MIT Technology Review - The small, streamlined design could have benefits over other devices.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:42:38 - #newstidbits

What Sets 'Superbosses' Apart From Other Leaders?

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - Sydney Finkelstein, Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:42:37 - #ibm #robotics #ai #newstidbits

How to disagree well - 7 of the best and worst ways to argue

Think - Big Think - A classic essay defines different ways to disagree, from the worst to the best, with lessons that ring true in our divisive times....
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:42:34 - #newstidbits

Blue Apron will start selling meal kits in supermarkets to boost lagging subscription sales

The Verge - Blue Apron will start selling meal kits in stores in an attempt to bolster its lagging business, as reported by The Wall Street Journal. Blue...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:42:21 - #newstidbits

When a filmmaker discovered a mountain lion in his backyard, he made a documentary

The Verge - The first time that Montana-based wildlife filmmaker Casey Anderson locked eyes with the mountain lion living in his backyard, he was close enough...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:42:20 - #newstidbits

Microsoft's new design is rolling out now

The Verge - Microsoft is beginning to roll out its new design to all users in the coming weeks. The redesigned first entered into...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:42:17 - #microsoft #newstidbits