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E-scooters are just as safe as cycling, but that's not saying much

Media - The Next Web - A study just released by an intergovernmental group has found that using an e-scooter is no more dangerous than cycling. The study,...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:38:09 - #newstidbits

Coronavirus outbreak impact: Apple warns of iPhone supply constraints

Media - DIGITIMES - Apple has warned of iPhone supply constraints due to the coronavirus outbreak. And the iPhone is not the only Apple device whose...
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:38:03 - #pcb #coronavirus #newstidbits

Buying Used? Here's What You Should Know About Refurbished Conditions

Media - Electronics Maker - There's no doubt we live in a technology-driven world. PCs, laptops and cell phones are necessities for billions of people...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:13:15 - #microsoft #maker #newstidbits

Life with the MacBook Touch Bar is awful and I hate it

Media - The Next Web - I wanted to love the MacBook Touch Bar, I truly did. I thought the raft of people complaining about it just weren't ready to see...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:36:24 - #newstidbits

Let's Have the Talk

Justmeans - Have you had The Talk? Not that talk - the one about how...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:14:02 - #ibm #cybersecurity #newstidbits

Safe Tech Cybersecurity Kit for Kids and Families

Justmeans - IBM and Mayim Bialik want you to have The Talk - the Safe Tech Talk,...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:14:01 - #ibm #cybersecurity #newstidbits

7 Best Places to Save Your Money for Early Retirement

The Dough Roller - The idea of early retirement is exciting, but not if you're paying penalties just to access your savings early. Find out how to make the most...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:35:41 - #retirement #newstidbits

This Is Why Remote Workers Want To Keep Working Remotely

Buffer Open - We just released our annual State of Remote Work report, and one of the most consistent responses is that when we ask remote workers if they'd...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:49 - #newstidbits

7 time-wasting habits to kick in 2020

Enterprise - The Enterprisers Project - What's your calendar killer? Try these practical strategies to reclaim more time in your work day and increase productivity,...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:48 - #newstidbits

5 Password Policies to Up Your Security

Enterprise - DevOps.com - Complex passwords can save users from being hacked-any IT admin will tell you that. Plus, countless studies and articles on password...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:45 - #devops #newstidbits

Bill Gates Is Driving a Porsche Taycan. Here's Why He Didn't Get a Tesla

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com - In a recent interview, Bill Gates reveals his most recent car purchase.
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:40 - #billgates #newstidbits

Ring Lost in Maine Is Found in Finland 47 Years Later

U.S. News - A high school class ring that was lost in Maine in 1973 has been found in a forest in Finland.
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:38 - #newstidbits

Photo: Tiger moth caterpillar is the cutest of all

Life - TreeHugger - Our photo of the day comes from the rainforest of Ecuador.
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:35 - #newstidbits

Novel formulation permits use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to treat chronic pain

Life - Phys.org - Crotoxin, extracted from the venom of the South American rattlesnake Crotalus durissus terrificus, has been studied for almost a century...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:34 - #newstidbits

A zoo experience with a $1,000 price tag is getting rave reviews

Media - CNBC - Business - How does Canberra's National Zoo & Aquarium get visitors through the door with four-figure entrance fee? For starters, the...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:31 - #newstidbits

Coronavirus cases rise again in China's Hubei province

Media - Reuters - Health - The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China's Hubei province rose on Monday after two days of falls, as authorities...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:30 - #coronavirus #newstidbits

Spectator dies at NHL Stadium Series game at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs

Media - USATODAY - News Top Stories - The Air Force Academy, which hosted the Avalanche vs. Kings game at Falcon Stadium, confirmed the death of a civilian...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:29 - #newstidbits

China President Xi knew severity of coronavirus weeks before going public; Americans trapped on cruise ship coming home

Media - USATODAY - News Top Stories - President Xi Jinping published a timeline of his actions as the Communist Party worked to tamp down criticism of...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:28 - #coronavirus #newstidbits

The skinny on why poor sleep may increase heart risk in women

Life - EurekAlert - A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:27 - #newstidbits

9 Favorite Nantucket Hotels & Inns

Life - New England Today - In-season or off-season, the island of Nantucket is one of New England's premier bucket-list destinations. Beaches, quiet...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:13:26 - #newstidbits

Test measures immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis

Life - EurekAlert - About 300,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed globally each year, with about 60% of women dying within five years after...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:43 - #cancer #newstidbits

NGC 2392: Double Shelled Planetary Nebula

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - To some, this huge nebula resembles a person's head
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:42 - #newstidbits

A Smudged Fingerprint

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - TheNASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is no stranger to spiral galaxies. The telescope has brought us some of the most beautiful...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:41 - #newstidbits

Brain Aging (and Boosting!) Starts Early in Life

Life - Psychology Today - Boosting brain health early in life has long-term (and surprising) benefits!
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:40 - #newstidbits

Low-cost "smart" diaper can notify caregiver when it's wet

Life - Neuroscience News - Researchers have developed a new, low-cost smart diaper which combines current diaper materials and RFID technology. The...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:39 - #newstidbits

Playing Freely in Nature May Be Really Good for Kids

Life - Psychology Today - Unstructured free play in natural environments can benefit early childhood development in multiple ways, according to a new...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:38 - #newstidbits

5 Tips to Ease your Return from Maternity Leave

Life - Psychology Today - Concerned about returning to work after maternity leave? These 5 tips will make the transition smoother.
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:37 - #newstidbits

Chrome OS adding gesture tutorials to the "Out of the Box" setup

Tech - Chrome Unboxed - The setup process for Chrome OS or as it is formally known, OOBE (out of box experience), has changed significantly over the...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:34 - #android #chromebook #newstidbits

Weed companies find hilarious ad regulations loophole in adopting highways

Tech - Mashable - Colorado drivers are currently commuting down what must be some of the most lit and spotless highways in the country. And it's all...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:35:33 - #newstidbits

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys Stake In Kroger

Media - PYMNTS.com - Berkshire Hathaway's new investment in Kroger sent shares soaring Friday (Feb. 14), CNN reported.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:13:09 - #acquisition #warrenbuffett #newstidbits

Google Looks To Publishers To Start Rival To Apple News

Media - PYMNTS.com - Google might launch its own news aggregation service as a way to compete with rival Apple News+.
The Wall Street Journal reported...
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:13:08 - #newstidbits

Candy, cheese soar to space station to satisfy crew cravings

ABC - Technology - A cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the crew's cravings
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:59:33 - #newstidbits

Michael Bloomberg vs. Bill Gates: This 1 Short Paragraph Reveals the Key Difference In How They Define Success

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com - Bloomberg: 'I am not smarter than anyone else, but I can out-work you.'
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:59:32 - #billgates #newstidbits

Cough syrup drug being trialed as Parkinson's treatment

Life - Neuroscience News - Ambroxol, a medication approved to treat coughs, may slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. The medication is able...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:59:31 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

12 Money-Saving Tips to Enjoy a Frugal Retirement

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Adjusting to a fixed income in retirement can be a challenge - especially if you're living off less money.
Just because you...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:59:30 - #retirement #diabetes #newstidbits

Earthquake experts lay out latest outlook for the 'Really Big One' that'll hit Seattle

Tech - GeekWire - A color-coded computer simulation from 2016 shows how researchers think tsunami waves propagated from a magnitude-9 Cascadia subduction...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:35:42 - #newstidbits

Why Bill Gates thinks gene editing and artificial intelligence could save the world

Tech - GeekWire - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates makes a point during a Q&A with Margaret Hamburg, board chair for the American Association for the...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:13:18 - #microsoft #melindagates #billgates #ai #gatesfoundation #coronavirus #newstidbits

Buying curtains is a huge hassle. Barn & Willow is here to help

FastCompany - The direct-to-consumer maker of custom drapes and shades wants to make buying window treatments easier, cheaper, and more fun.
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 20:36:06 - #maker #newstidbits

Bill Gates Believes to This Day That This 1 Trait Is What Sets Great Leaders Apart

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com - It holds lasting power we can count on.
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 20:13:17 - #billgates #newstidbits

Fiat Chrysler halts production in Serbia over China disruption

Media - Reuters - Business - Fiat Chrysler (FCA) said on Friday it had temporarily halted production at its Serbian plant due to disruptions related...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 19:35:55 - #coronavirus #newstidbits

How often do couples have sex? 10 questions to ask your partner about your sex life

Think - Big Think - Americans are having sex an average of 62 times per year - with people in their 20s having sex around 80 times per year, people in...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 03:13:17 - #cancer #newstidbits

Subtle decline in cognition predicts progression to Alzheimer's pathology

Life - Neuroscience News - Cognitive performance may predict the progression from normal to abnormal levels of Alzheimer's associated amyloid-beta.
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 03:13:16 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Q&A: Coronavirus likely to infect the global economy

Life - Phys.org - The rapid development of China's coronavirus crisis coincided with the annual idling of much of the country's economic activity due...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 03:13:14 - #coronavirus #newstidbits

This Valentine's Day: Retirement Planning for Couples at Every Stage of Their Financial Life

Life - Kiplinger - It's a great time to sit down with your sweetheart and have a little chat about your goals. Here ares some highlights to discuss...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 03:13:13 - #retirement #newstidbits

Pancreatic cancer 'time machine' exposes plot twist in cell growth and invasion

Life - Phys.org - Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst survival rates among cancers. Patients can expect as low as a 9% chance to live for at least...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 03:13:12 - #cancer #newstidbits

Kenneth Harris: From Teen Intern to Engineer

Life - NASA Image of the day - In this image, Kenneth Harris II works in the clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 03:13:11 - #nasa #newstidbits

Say Yes To the Recycled Oscar Dress: Laura Dern and Jane Fonda

Life - Better After 50 - How many times can you wear that dress? Alot! Laura Dern just gave us permission to wear our coveted evening clothes not once...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 03:13:10 - #saab #newstidbits

As Macbook malware continues to rise, Chromebooks remain a safe & secure bet

Tech - Chrome Unboxed - Across the internet this week, reports were widespread on the rise of malware for Mac OS. As a matter of fact, in Malwarebytes'...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 02:36:00 - #android #chromebook #cybersecurity #newstidbits

AI interviewer asks Billie Eilish the weirdest questions

Media - The Next Web - Billie Eilish has fielded countless interview questions during her meteoric rise to fame, but this week was the first time that...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 02:13:07 - #ai #newstidbits

6 Ways to Live On 4% of a Million Dollars When You Retire

The Dough Roller - It's completely possible to live on 4% of a million dollars once you reach your retirement years. Our guide will show you how.It's completely...
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 00:13:47 - #retirement #newstidbits