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Snapshot: U.S. Economic Confidence Holds Strong

Life - Gallup Headlines - Americans' confidence in the economy remains strong heading into the final weeks of the holiday shopping season
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:13:15 - #newstidbits

Cop captures meteor fireball on dash cam as it lights up the night sky

BGR - What would you do if you were driving along in the dead of night and a massive fireball streaked across the sky? Would you slam on your brakes,...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:07:33 - #nasa #newstidbits

Will the world's largest passenger airliner - the A380 - ever come to Denver?

Denver Post - The world's largest passenger airplane -- the Airbus A380 -- has never landed at Denver International Airport.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:07:31 - #airbus #newstidbits

Worker shortage will hold back Colorado's economic growth in 2018, CU economists predict

Denver Post - An overtaxed infrastructure system and worker shortages will hold back economic growth in Colorado next year, according to the Colorado Business...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:07:30 - #newstidbits

Thinking Flexibly About Flexible Work Arrangements

Life - Gallup Headlines - When roles don't lend themselves to time and place flexibility, leaders should explore other avenues for providing similar...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:39:45 - #newstidbits

Mercury Visualized from MESSENGER

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - What would it be like to fly over the planet Mercury?
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:39:44 - #newstidbits

13 Best Watercolor Paint Sets Both Beginners and Professional Artists Will Love

Life - My Modern Met - Photo: Kira auf der HeideThis post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:40:27 - #newstidbits

Major Cause of Dementia Discovered

Life - Neuroscience News - A build up of urea in the brain to toxic levels may cause brain damage, eventually leading to dementia, a new study reports.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:40:26 - #newstidbits

Leaning Into the Mindfulness Momentum

Life - Mindful - When you have a mission that sounds as broad as ours-supporting people everywhere who want to bring more mindfulness into their life-it's...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:40:23 - #newstidbits

One of Your Equifax Hack Protections Expires Soon

Life - Lifehacker - Remember that massive Equifax security breach? If you put a 90-day fraud alert on your credit report, it's likely expiring right...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:13:29 - #newstidbits

Study Links Tendency to Undervalue Future Rewards With ADHD and Obesity

Life - Neuroscience News - Teaming up with 23andMe, UCSD researchers have discovered a genetic signature for the tendency to undervalue future rewards...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:13:27 - #newstidbits

How to Host a Holiday Party That's Less Awful for the Environment

Life - Lifehacker - It's the most wonderful time of the year, when you have to attend at least one holiday party a week. If you're very lucky, you also...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:13:26 - #newstidbits

Cerebral Microbleeds Associated with Increased Intracerebral Hemorrhage Risk in Afib Patients on Anticoagulation

Life - NEJM Journal Watch - Cardiology - Bleeding risks appear to track with greater CMB burden, but validation studies are needed.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:13:25 - #newstidbits

Building for the Long Term: Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci

Think - Knowledge@Wharton - Walter Isaacson, who's written a slew of well-received books on famous figures such as Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, discusses...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:13:19 - #newstidbits

Which Sex Makes for Better Athletes, Men or Women? Science Has the Answer

Think - Big Think - The results of this study could change how we approach athletic training.Read More
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:13:18 - #newstidbits

Why the WTO Should Constrain the Power of China's State-Owned Enterprises

Think - HBR.org - The Trump Administration has a chance to start working with 164 other countries to create "rules of the road"...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:38:55 - #newstidbits

What Workers and Companies Should Know About the Republican Tax Bills

Think - HBR.org - The House and Senate have passed somewhat different versions of major legislation to restructure the...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:38:54 - #newstidbits

A New Approach to Designing Work

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - You can hardly pick up a business publication without reading about the ever-increasing pace of change in technologies...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:38:53 - #newstidbits

How to Be More Productive Without Burning Out

Think - HBR.org - Like many of my classmates, shortly after college, I joined the ranks of a top strategy and management consulting...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:38:52 - #newstidbits

The Trouble With Homogeneous Teams

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - Many companies today understandably focus on workplace diversity - issues such as how to increase diversity,...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:38:49 - #newstidbits

What to Expect From Agile

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - How is technology transforming the practice of management? As everyone knows, technological innovation enables...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:38:48 - #newstidbits

American Express is getting rid of signatures for credit card purchases

The Verge - American Express has announced that it will no longer require signatures for credit card purchases beginning in April 2018, joining Discover...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:39:27 - #newstidbits

We're scientists who turn hurricanes into music

Popular Science - Can listening to storms help us understand them better?

Since 2014, we have been working together to sonify the dynamics...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:13:37 - #newstidbits

How to keep latkes crispy for eight days and nights

Popular Science - Moisture is the enemy of fried potatoes.

The fried-potato pancakes known as latkes are one of the tastiest December treats. Follow...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:13:36 - #newstidbits

Google Home Max Available December 13th According to Best Buy

Chrome Unboxed - Right off the bat, let's all take this one with a heavy dose of salt. Retailer listings are pretty hit-or-miss when it comes to predicting actual...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:13:34 - #newstidbits

High Intensity Exercise Delays Parkinson's Progression

Life - Neuroscience News - Exercise could be the best medicine for people in early stages of Parkinson's disease, researchers say. A new study reveals...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:26 - #newstidbits

Pros and Cons of Using Debit Vs. Credit Cards

Life - Lifehacker - Nearly 70% of millennials prefer debit to credit cards, according to a 2015 report from Chime, and Transunion reports they have...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:25 - #newstidbits

Heart Rhythm Society Partners with Webmd(r) Education To Help Increase Awareness of Atrial Fibrillation

Life - Heart Rhythm Society News - The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), in partnership with WebMD(r) Education, announces the launch of a free, online educational...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:24 - #afib #newstidbits

What Secrets Are You Keeping Hidden?

Life - Lifehack - We are all burdened by dark secrets that we keep hidden deep within our minds. We try to push them down into our sub-consciousness...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:22 - #newstidbits

Infant Brain Responses Predict Reading Speed During Later Childhood

Life - Neuroscience News - Brain responses from 6 month old infants with an inherited dyslexia risk differed from those without the risk factor and...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:21 - #newstidbits

A bold plan to house 100 million people | Gautam Bhan

Life - TEDTalks Videos - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata -- all the major cities across India, have one great thing in common: they welcome people arriving...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:20 - #newstidbits

How To Fix A Broken Relationship With A Friend

Life - Better After 50 - Do you have that friend that you have grown apart from but you miss them being around? Things change as you get older and people...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:19 - #newstidbits

Spectacular Highlights of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

Life - My Modern Met - Back to the future. (c) Sung Lok Cheung, Hong Kong (China), Entry, Open, Portraiture (Open competition), 2018 Sony World Photography...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:18 - #newstidbits

How Social Security Disability Insurance Works

Life - RetirementRevised - Most people think of Social Security as a retirement benefit, and that's understandable. Among the 61 million Americans receiving...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:17 - #retirement #newstidbits

Tell Us Your Best Denver Tips

Life - Lifehacker - If you ask us, Denver is pretty high up there.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:16 - #newstidbits

Substitute Doctors Are Becoming More Common. What Do We Know About Their Quality of Care?

Think - HBR.org - A little-known fact about health care is that hospitals frequently hire substitute doctors - or,...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:40:11 - #retirement #newstidbits

Hacking to Save Endangered Species: The London Zoohackathon

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:39:58 - #newstidbits

Retirees, It's Time to Take Your Own Gap Year

U.S. News - No longer the domain of college students, gap years for seniors may be the next big thing.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:39:32 - #retirement #newstidbits

Cities Where Your Retirement Savings Will Last the Longest

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense - Detroit and other midwestern cities are the best regions in the U.S. to stretch your retirement savings the furthest, found a new study.
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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:14:25 - #retirement #newstidbits

Baby Boomer Investors Say to Expect the Unexpected When It Comes to Retirement

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics - Baby Boomers are learning to expect the unexpected as they transition into retirement, according to a survey of 1,200 investors conducted by...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:14:03 - #boomer #retirement #newstidbits

Cosmic fireflies

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - Galaxies glow like fireflies in this spectacular NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image! This flickering swarm of cosmic fireflies...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:39:00 - #newstidbits

In Green Company: Aurora over Norway

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Raise your arms if you see an aurora.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:38:59 - #newstidbits

The Best Everyday Dog Leash

Life - The Wirecutter - After taking 40 walks with five dogs and interviewing a dog behaviorist, an animal cop, and a veteran pet-supplies shop...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:38:58 - #newstidbits

The Best Photo Book Service

Life - The Wirecutter - After more than 40 hours of research and testing, including time spent making eight photo books and consulting with a master...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:38:57 - #newstidbits

Disney Board Elects Oracle's Safra Catz and Illumina's Francis A. deSouza as Directors

Business Wire: Software - The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors announced the election of two new directors: Safra Catz, Chief Executive Officer of global-technology...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:01 - #oracle #newstidbits

Five Books to Gift People Who Want to Work After Retirement

My Lifestyle Career - With the holiday season upon us, here are a few new reads from 2017 (and one from 2016) that could make great gifts for the hard-to-buy boomers...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:39:59 - #boomer #newstidbits

Colorado residents packing up, moving out at record pace

imfromdenver.com - A record number of residents have moved out of Colorado, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. New annual figures from the bureau's...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:39:57 - #newstidbits

Why does net neutrality matter?

ReCode - Jessica Rosenworcel, a member of the Federal Communications Commission, defends the endangered regulatory policy on the latest Too Embarrassed...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:39:46 - #newstidbits

Ziff Davis has bought Mashable at a fire sale price and plans to lay off 50 people

ReCode - Founder Pete Cashmore is staying. Mashable, once a fast-growing digital publisher with big ambitions, has been sold at a fire sale price.
Ziff...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:39:45 - #newstidbits

How an all-new spacesuit could save astronauts from being lost in space

BGR - If you've ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut, the thought of accidentally drifting away from the safety of a spacecraft or space station has...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:13:11 - #newstidbits