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Respect Your Survivors By Creating a Will

Kiplinger.com - It's hard to believe that with an estate worth $80 million, Aretha Franklin died without a will. Let that be a lesson to the rest of us.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:39:41 - #newstidbits

Google's new floating keyboard is so helpful, it'll put you on cloud nine

Tech - Digital Trends - Bezel-less smartphones look great, but typing isn't always so good, as grip can be more of a challenge. That's where Google's...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:13:15 - #newstidbits

8 Lifestyle Habits the World's Wealthiest People All Swear By

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com - Billionaires like Bill Gates and Oprah say they practice these regularly.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:52 - #billgates #newstidbits

Poor oral health linked to higher blood pressure, worse blood pressure control

Life - EurekAlert - Poor oral health may interfere with blood pressure control in people diagnosed with hypertension. Periodontal disease -- a condition...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:45 - #newstidbits

New Low of 49% in U.S. Say Death Penalty Applied Fairly

Life - Gallup Headlines - A new low of 49% of Americans say the death penalty is applied fairly in the U.S., down from a peak of 61% in 2005 in the...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:44 - #newstidbits

A galaxy with a bright heart

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - This Picture of the Week shows the unbarred spiral galaxy NGC 5033, located about 40 million light-years away in the constellation...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:43 - #newstidbits

Meteor, Comet, and Seagull (Nebula)

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - A meteor, a comet, and a photogenic nebula have all been captured in this single image.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:42 - #newstidbits

Labrador retrievers at risk of various health problems

Life - EurekAlert - Labrador retrievers, the second most popular dog breed in the UK, are vulnerable to a number of health conditions, according to...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:41 - #newstidbits

A dog's color could impact longevity, increase health issues

Life - EurekAlert - New research led by the University of Sydney has revealed the life expectancy of chocolate Labradors is significantly lower than...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:39 - #newstidbits

Flying food: Uber has set a target date to use drones for meal delivery

Tech - Digital Trends - Uber is better known for transporting people around town, but it also has a growing meal-delivery business called UberEats....
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:38:02 - #drones #newstidbits

Create Daily To-Do Lists Within Slack With Today List

Life - Lifehacker - I'm a big fan of making lists. I have a list of things I need to get done the month, another list is broken out into things I need...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:19 - #newstidbits

Halo of the Cat s Eye

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Halo of the Cat s Eye
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:18 - #newstidbits

Chronic Inflammation Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer's

Life - Neuroscience News - A new study reveals carriers of the ApoE4 gene who have chronic inflammation are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:16 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Heart patients advised to move around every 20 minutes to prolong life

Life - EurekAlert - Heart patients are being advised to move around every 20 minutes in a bid to prolong life following a study presented at the Canadian...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:15 - #newstidbits

This Tool Will Tell You if Your Grocery Spending Is Actually Normal

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Setting a monthly or weekly food budget can feel like a brain teaser.
How much did you spend last week? Is that normal for...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:14 - #newstidbits

Summer to Winter Milky Way

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Taken near local midnight, this autumn night's panorama follows the
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:13 - #newstidbits

Aging Well in American has Gotten a lot Harder

Life - Psychology Today - Diseases of despair: keeping older adults alive longer may not be as important as helping young and midlife adults actually...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:12 - #newstidbits

100 Websites That Shaped the Internet as We Know It

Life - Lifehacker - The World Wide Web is officially old enough for us judge what it's produced. That's right, it's time for the world to start building...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:13:11 - #newstidbits

The Best Gear for Your Bug-Out Bag

Life - The Wirecutter - Whether it's a wildfire, a hurricane, a flood, or any number of other emergencies, a fully stocked bag of emergency gear (commonly...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:38:35 - #newstidbits

How to Stop Being Busy All The Time

Life - Psychology Today - How can you become more productive? By doing fewer things-and doing them right.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:38:33 - #newstidbits

Use an Extension to Reschedule Work on a Sick Day

Life - Lifehacker - When you're out sick from work, there's often a lot of stuff that needs to be done before you can take some cough syrup and pass...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:38:32 - #newstidbits

What You Need to Know About Sleep and Alzheimer's

Life - Psychology Today - Living a healthy lifestyle doesn't keep us free from worry about the long-term risks of cognitive decline and dementia.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:38:31 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

The Cure for Jealousy

Life - Psychology Today - An old Yiddish proverb warns, "Love is blind. Jealousy sees too much."
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:38:30 - #newstidbits

Massage Therapy for Anxiety and Stress

Life - Psychology Today - Are you curious about the benefits of massage on stress and anxiety? Rregular massage can significantly reduce anxiety related...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:38:29 - #newstidbits

What does the universe sound like? A musical tour | Matt Russo

Life - TEDTalks Videos - Is outer space really the silent and lifeless place it's often depicted to be? Perhaps not. Astrophysicist and musician Matt...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:23:56 - #newstidbits

How to Master Effective Communication Skills at Work and Home

Life - Lifehack - Possessing effective communication skills is a powerful tool to have. Effective communication skills are essential to success in many...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:23:55 - #newstidbits

Why a Career Change at 50 Is a Great Opportunity & How to Make It Work

Life - Lifehack - Turning 50 is a milestone in anyone's life, after all you are half way to 100! But seriously, turning 50 is often a time in life when...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:23:54 - #newstidbits

Do Memory Supplements Work? 10 Supplements to Boost Brain Power

Life - Lifehack - What are memory supplements, you ask? You know that moment when you take that first sip of coffee, and the caffeine begins to pulse...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:23:53 - #newstidbits

Living the Gig Life? You Might Still Need Life Insurance. Here's How to Get It

Life - The Penny Hoarder - There's a reason you chose this life. Being an independent contractor provides a certain level of freedom. You might set...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:32 - #newstidbits

Snapshot: Majority in U.S. Now Oppose Ban on Assault Rifles

Life - Gallup Headlines - Forty percent of Americans support a ban on semi-automatic guns in the U.S., but a majority (57%) oppose it.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:31 - #newstidbits

Cherenkov Telescope at Sunset

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - On October 10, a new telescope reflected the light
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:30 - #newstidbits

What You Need To Know About Poor Sleep And Alzheimer's Risks

Life - Psychology Today - Living a healthful lifestyle doesn't keep us free from worry about the long-term risks for cognitive decline and neurodegenerative...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:29 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

6 Reasons Kids Don't Help Around the House

Life - Psychology Today - Kids really do rise to meet our expectations, as long as we stay connected so they want to please us.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:28 - #newstidbits

For preterm infants, skin-to-skin contact affects

Life - EurekAlert - For premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with parents influences levels of hormones...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:27 - #newstidbits

Genetic breakthrough by CU Denver scientists will aid whitebark pine conservation efforts

Life - EurekAlert - A University of Colorado Denver-led research team for the first time developed reliable genetic markers known as nuclear microsatellites...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:26 - #newstidbits

The Best Cross-Training Shoes

Life - The Wirecutter - After spending more than 20 hours lifting weights, sprinting, balancing, leaping, and doing so much circuit training in seven...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:25 - #newstidbits

How to Let Go of Fear and Worry

Life - Productivity Theory - Fear seems like an inescapable part of life. We're afraid that if we do something...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:24 - #newstidbits

Aerobic exercise has antidepressant treatment effects

Life - EurekAlert - An analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials indicates that supervised aerobic exercise has large antidepressant treatment...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:23 - #newstidbits

Launching the Galileo Mission

Life - NASA Image of the day - On Oct. 18, 1989, space shuttle Atlantis deployed NASA's Galileo spacecraft six hours, 30 minutes into the STS-34 mission....
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:21 - #nasa #newstidbits

Self-Soothing Strategies: 8 Ways to Calm Anxiety and Stress

Life - Psychology Today - Use these stress-reducing techniques to help create more equanimity and peace in your life.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:20 - #newstidbits

Medicating distress: Risky sedative prescriptions for older adults vary widely

Life - EurekAlert - A new study shows wide variation in prescriptions of sedative drugs, called benzodiazepines, to people with Medicare coverage. Some...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:19 - #retirement #newstidbits

Baby Boomers Can Learn From Releasing Their Inner-Millennial

Life - Psychology Today - Perhaps we boomers can learn something very important from our children.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:18 - #boomer #newstidbits

The pharmacy of the future? Personalized pills, 3D printed at home | Daniel Kraft

Life - TEDTalks Videos - We need to change how we prescribe drugs, says physician Daniel Kraft: too often, medications are dosed incorrectly, cause...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:17 - #newstidbits

Reading for Kids: 17 Reasons Why It's Important and Where to Start

Life - Lifehack - Reading is one of the most important activities that you can encourage your children to do. It's entertaining, thought provoking,...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:24 - #newstidbits

Alternative Methods of Paying Cancer Medical Bills

Life - Retirement - Only the Beginning - Cancer is expensive. You have to pay for medical appointments, lab tests, imaging,...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:23 - #retirement #newstidbits

How to Instantly Boost Your Productivity by Modifying Habits at Work

Life - Lifehack - The smell of coffee hits your olfactory senses, the steam rising from your cup to add a nice touch.

Ah, the start of every weekday...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:22 - #newstidbits

Raye Montague, the Navy's 'Hidden Figure' Ship Designer, Dies at 83

NYT > Science - Despite facing racism and sexism, she became the first person to design a Navy ship using a computer program. She was recognized nationally only...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:21 - #newstidbits

How Microsoft Billionaire Found Largest Sunken Battleship

National Geographic - High-tech tools, including an undersea "mountain goat," and years of research led to the discovery of the WWII-era Musashi in the Pacific.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:20 - #microsoft #newstidbits

Early Retirees, Manage Income to Snare a Health Insurance Subsidy

Kiplinger.com - Taking early retirement? Here's how to lower health insurance premiums until you're eligible for Medicare.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:19 - #retirement #newstidbits

Climate change and the 75% problem

The Gates Notes - Bill Gates shares his plan for fighting climate change.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:17 - #billgates #newstidbits