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How to Avoid Loneliness When You Work Entirely from Home

Think - HBR.org - Working from home can be a coveted perk, allowing you to opt out of rush-hour traffic and eliminate the...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:35 - #newstidbits

Economy a Strength for Trump; Russia, Environment Weaknesses

Life - Gallup Headlines - Donald Trump's approval rating on the economy exceeds his overall job approval rating by a significant margin, while his ratings...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:34 - #newstidbits

Snapshot: About One in Four Young Adults Use Marijuana

Life - Gallup Headlines - Thirteen percent of U.S. adults "regularly" or "occasionally" use marijuana, but the rate is higher among young adults and...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:33 - #newstidbits

Why Being Middle-Aged May Be the Best Part of Your Life

Life - Lifehacker - If you had to guess what the best era of a life would be, you might say being young and without responsibilities or old with a retirement...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:32 - #retirement #newstidbits

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Life - Lifehacker - Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet-no one wants to be chained to a desktop-but it's...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:31 - #newstidbits

What to Do When You Can't Sleep

Life - Productivity Theory - You're lying in bed watching the minutes tick by. One hour passes, then another...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:30 - #newstidbits

First-of-its-kind Parkinson's biomarker guidelines invigorates drive for treatments

Life - EurekAlert - A slate of guidelines to shape the future of Parkinson's biomarker research have been published in Science Translational Medicine.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:29 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Holding the Door Open Is Not That Hard

Life - Lifehacker - It's not hard. It feels hard! When you walk through a door right before someone else, you need to hold that door open for them,...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:27 - #newstidbits

Doing This For 10 Minutes Could Reduce Anxiety

Life - Psychology Today - Research finds that 10 minutes of walking and meditation can improve your mood.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:26 - #newstidbits

How Much Salt Does Pasta Water Really Need?

Life - Lifehacker - Well-seasoned water is the foundation of every delicious pasta dish. These days, you'd be hard-pressed to find a pasta recipe that...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:24 - #newstidbits

The Best Kids' Lunchboxes, According to Our Cleaning Expert

Life - Lifehacker - Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:22 - #newstidbits

What You're Entitled To If Your Flight Gets Canceled

Life - Lifehacker - A canceled flight almost always means taking a later one, which can lead to missing your connection, shortening your vacation, and...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:21 - #newstidbits

13 Things to Remember When You Think You're Not Good Enough

Life - The Positivity Blog - "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."Eleanor Roosevelt
"You have been criticizing yourself for years,...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:23 - #newstidbits

Americans' Views on News Content From Internet Companies

Life - Gallup Headlines - U.S. adults disagree with major internet companies acting as disseminators and editors of news, especially when that content...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:22 - #newstidbits

U.S. Satisfaction Still Running at Improved Level

Life - Gallup Headlines - August marks the fifth month in 2018 that at least 35% of Americans have been satisfied with how things are going in the country....
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:21 - #newstidbits

M86 in the Central Virgo Cluster

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Is there a bridge of gas connecting these two great galaxies?
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:20 - #newstidbits

The Best Tripod

Life - The Wirecutter - After spending 40 hours researching tripods and 15 hours testing four, we found the Vanguard Alta Pro 2+ 263AB100 kit to be...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:19 - #newstidbits

How the Coffee Industry Is Building a Sustainable Supply Chain in an Unstable Region

Life - Kellogg Insight - When it comes to growing specialty coffee, few regions compare to the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:18 - #supplychain #newstidbits

The Best Spotify Playlists for Work Productivity

Life - Productivity Theory - A good pair of headphones and some jams can go a long way when you're trying to...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:17 - #newstidbits

U.S. Congressional Approval Steady, Low in August

Life - Gallup Headlines - Americans remain unhappy with Congress, with 17% approving of the job the legislature is doing, unchanged from July.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:16 - #newstidbits

How to Pick a Good Heirloom Tomato

Life - Lifehacker - I have a good bit of tomato anxiety, particularly over beautiful, delicate heirlooms. I wait all year, dreaming of the simplest,...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:14 - #newstidbits

Put Words Between Buns, and Other Irresistible Word Art Generators

Life - Lifehacker - Man, people love to turn a couple of words into a graphic. Put Words Between Buns, a new word art generator from writer and game...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:38:13 - #newstidbits

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection

Life - EurekAlert - In a study of sleep-deprived versus well-rested individuals, UC Berkeley researchers found that the brains of those lacking sufficient...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:38:09 - #newstidbits

The Most Important Personality Trait You've Never Heard of

Life - Psychology Today - The newest personality trait in town is one that has actually been around for decades. It's finally gaining renewed well-deserved...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:38:07 - #newstidbits

Cleveland Clinic Remains Top Cardiology/Heart Surgery Hospital

Life - theheart.org - Rounding out the top five cardiology hospitals are Mayo Clinic, Rochester; Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles;...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:38:06 - #newstidbits

What to Know About Money Before You're 20

Life - Lifehacker - Most young people don't learn the tenets of personal finance in school, but building solid habits throughout your teens and early...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:38:05 - #newstidbits

17 Versatile Work Skills Employers Want to See in Potential Employees

Life - Lifehack - When we look at a job advertisement, it can seem as though employers want an exhaustive list of experience and technical skills from...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:38:04 - #newstidbits

Warmer ocean, warmer winter Eurasian climate

Life - EurekAlert - Studies on the contribution of global oceanic warming to winter Eurasian climate change show that there are warmer winters in Europe...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:38:03 - #newstidbits

Herding Cats: A Simple Method for Working with the Disorder of Our Lives

Life - zenhabits - When we're trying to change our habits and our lives, even if you have some success, you'll notice two longer-term...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:35 - #newstidbits

How to Calm Down Anxiety When Your Brain is in Overdrive

Life - Lifehack - We all experience anxiety and stress, and that's a good thing. If we didn't, we would not be human and would be unable to protect...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:34 - #newstidbits

This Was Due Yesterday: 7 Reasons You Should Plan for Retirement Now

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Duck! Your retirement is coming! It might seem far off, but it's not. How you act now is critical to your future security.
Failure...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:33 - #retirement #newstidbits

How to Reverse the Decline of Startups

Life - Gallup Headlines - Gallup's CEO says the key to reviving business startups is to identify young people with rare gifts to build an enterprise.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:32 - #newstidbits

Top Ten Healthy Habits to Help Seniors Age in Place

Life - Retirement - Only the Beginning - If you've never really prioritized health before, you may think it's too late now...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:31 - #retirement #newstidbits

National team of researchers identify new genes that may contribute to Alzheimer's disease

Life - EurekAlert - Researchers have discovered new genes that will further current understanding of the genetic risk factors that predispose people...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:30 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

The Pencil Nebula in Red and Blue

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - This shock wave plows through interstellar space
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:29 - #newstidbits

How to Set Up Your Environment to Help You Lose Weight

Life - Psychology Today - If you're struggling to lose weight and can't get your food habits under control, there's a good chance the problem isn't...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:28 - #newstidbits

You Should Get Your Coffee Before Boarding Your Flight

Life - Lifehacker - Air travel is draining, and usually requires a cup or coffee (or tea) or two, but you probably want to get your fix before boarding...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:27 - #newstidbits

How to Stay Sane When Your Baby Is in the NICU

Life - Lifehacker - When Amanda Sloane went home from the hospital two days after delivery, she left her newborn daughter, Emerie, in the neonatal intensive...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:26 - #newstidbits

Angry People May Not Be as Smart as They Think

Life - Neuroscience News - Researchers report those with trait anger, those who get angry as a disposition, are more likely to overestimate their intelligence...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:25 - #newstidbits

Higher omega-3 index associated with better brain function in children

Life - EurekAlert - New research published in the July edition of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, has established a strong correlation between...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:24 - #newstidbits

Parker Solar Probe Launches to 'Touch the Sun'

Life - NASA Image of the day - A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe on a mission to touch the Sun, on Sunday,...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:22 - #nasa #ula #newstidbits

How Mindfulness Can Help Your Brain Cope with Rejection

Life - Mindful - One of your best friends hosts a party without inviting you; your romantic partner seems oblivious to your attempts at conversation;...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:21 - #newstidbits

Melt-rate of West Antarctic Ice Sheet highly sensitive to changes in ocean temperatures

Life - EurekAlert - Melting of ice shelves in West Antarctica speeds up and slows down in response to changes in deep ocean temperature, and is far...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:20 - #newstidbits

EU households waste over 17 billion kg of fresh fruit and vegetables a year

Life - EurekAlert - A recently published article from the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service, finds that...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:13:19 - #newstidbits

How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee

Life - TEDTalks Videos - AI is massively transforming our world, but there's one thing it cannot do: love. In a visionary talk, computer scientist Kai-Fu...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:13:31 - #ai #newstidbits

34 Kids Yoga Exercises That Boost Self Esteem (And Physical Flexibility)

Life - Lifehack - Kids these days face more challenges than any generation that came before.Between cyber-bullying, the over-use of technology in general...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:13:30 - #newstidbits

Breast cancers enlist the help of normal cells to help them spread and survive

Life - EurekAlert - Australian researchers have uncovered a secret communication hotline between breast cancers and the normal cells surrounding them....
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:13:29 - #newstidbits

Cycling is the urban transport mode associated with the greatest health benefits

Life - EurekAlert - A study carried out in seven European cities highlights the role of active transport in good mental health and self-perceived health.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:13:28 - #newstidbits

16 Bogus Myths About People Skills that Popular People Already Know

Life - Lifehack - Being likable, saying yes to everything, always being in a good mood... Our society is governed by rules about what's acceptable and...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:13:27 - #billgates #newstidbits

Here Are 11 Surprisingly Affordable Cities Where People Are Flocking to Retire

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Last year, there were nearly 20 million Americans between the ages of 60 to 64. If you're one of them, you're probably starting...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:13:26 - #retirement #redsox #newstidbits