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Sleep Quiz: 13 Questions And Answers To Help You Sleep Better

Life - Better After 50 - We spend one-third of our lives sleeping, yet a restful night is elusive for so many of us.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:05:09 - #newstidbits

Alzheimer's disease: Neuronal loss very limited

Life - EurekAlert - Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer's is considered a neurodegenerative disease, which means that it is accompanied...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:48 - #newstidbits

Eating Fast to Save Time Is Shortening Your Life

Life - Lifehack - Brits only spend 41 minutes of their day, total, to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. To break that down, that means an average eating...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:47 - #newstidbits

Baby brains help infants figure it out before they try it out

Life - EurekAlert - Researchers at Penn State are using new statistical analysis methods to compare how we observe infants develop new skills with the...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:46 - #newstidbits

Internships Help Community College Grads' Job Prospects

Life - Gallup Headlines - Associate degree students with internships related to their studies are much more likely than those without such internships...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:45 - #newstidbits

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment Doesn't Prove or Disprove Whether Trump Is Crazy

Life - Lifehacker - Are you a doctor examining an older patient? Do you want to be pretty sure you would notice if your patient had mild dementia? Then...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:44 - #newstidbits

Trump Approval Lower Than U.S. Mood Might Predict

Life - Gallup Headlines - An analysis of the relationships between presidential job approval and ratings of the economy and U.S. direction predict that...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:43 - #newstidbits

How to Make a Frittata, the Omelette for Lazy People

Life - Lifehacker - Look, omelettes are wonderful little egg dishes-particularly when they involve cheese and other fillings-but there's no denying...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:41 - #newstidbits

Miles Davis is Not Mozart: Brains of Jazz and Classical Pianists Work Differently

Life - Neuroscience News - Different processes occur in the brains of jazz and classical pianists while playing the same piece of music, researchers...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:40 - #newstidbits

Older adults are increasingly identifying -- but still likely underestimating -- cognitive impairment

Life - EurekAlert - An increasing number of older adults are reporting cognitive impairment in their families over the past two decades, according to...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:39 - #newstidbits

What to Put in Your Password Manager

Life - Lifehacker - We're fans of password managers here, not only because they help you generate and save stronger passwords, but because they've...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:38 - #newstidbits

Outcomes after deep brain stimulation for uncontrolled tourette syndrome

Life - EurekAlert - Deep brain stimulation was associated with some symptom improvement in a small group of patients with uncontrolled Tourette syndrome...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:37 - #newstidbits

Weight-loss surgery associated with lower rate of death

Life - EurekAlert - Obese patients who underwent weight-loss surgery had a lower rate of death from any cause compared with obese adults who received...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:36 - #newstidbits

How to Tell Whether You Have Ordinary New-Mom Worries or Postpartum Anxiety

Life - Lifehacker - The day after I had my second baby, the pediatric resident came around and offered to give him one of his vaccinations. "Will it...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:35 - #newstidbits

How to Replace Your Social Security Card

Life - Lifehacker - Your Social Security card isn't magic. If you damage it, you can get it replaced, up to three times in a single year, and up to...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:33 - #newstidbits

The search for aha moments | Matt Goldman

Life - TEDTalks Videos - In 1988, Matt Goldman and a few friends created the Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway production that became a sensation known...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:32 - #newstidbits

Technology for distributed workers is getting better

Enterprise - ZDNet News - The Meeting Owl is a more plausible videoconferencing alternative to telepresence robots and cheap webcams
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:26 - #robotics #newstidbits

Stop Neglecting Remote Workers

Think - HBR.org - When we talk about the importance of building strong relationships with employees, there's a growing contingent...
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:14:04 - #newstidbits

What Is the Physiological Basis of the Healing Touch?

Think - Big Think - Around 100 million adults in the United States are affected by chronic pain. What can we do about it?
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:13:56 - #newstidbits

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Made by Einstein

Think - Big Think - Despite his famous successes, Einstein also had some failures.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:39:19 - #newstidbits

How John Young smuggled a corned-beef sandwich into space

FOX News - Sci/Tech - While John Young, who died on Jan. 5 at age 87 , is famous for his Apollo 16 moonwalks and his role as commander of the first space shuttle mission,...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:41:01 - #nasa #newstidbits

U.S. Uninsured Rate Steady at 12.2% in Fourth Quarter of 2017

Life - Gallup Headlines - The uninsured rate among U.S. adults held steady at 12.2% in the fourth quarter of 2017, but is up 1.3 points since the end...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:14:04 - #newstidbits

How to Rescue Your Dry and Cracked Winter Skin

Life - Lifehacker - Look at your knuckles real quick. Are they a bloody disaster?
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:14:03 - #newstidbits

5 ways life could change for retirees in 2018

MarketWatch.com - Top Stories - Experts look ahead to changes for those in or nearing retirement.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:13:53 - #retirement #newstidbits

5 key differences between Roth and traditional IRAs

CNBC-Top Business - These two retirement savings choices each have very different rules.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:13:42 - #retirement #newstidbits

Challenges in Getting Loans after Retirement (And How to Fix Them)

Life - Retirement - Only the Beginning - Many retirees live on a fixed retirement benefits or their personal savings. While...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:13:18 - #retirement #newstidbits

I played ping pong with a robot and lost

Mashable! - If you're still unsure if robots really are taking over, CES 2018 serves as a good reminder that our future is both robot-flled and mildly terrifying.
But...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:13:33 - #robotics #maker #newstidbits

Need Help Landing That First Internship? Check Out This 4-Step Guide

Life - The Penny Hoarder - When you're in college, you can't turn a corner without someone talking about internships.
And it's for good reason: Internships...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:13:28 - #wordpress #newstidbits

Wings Over the Rockies Announces Unique to the Nation Campus at Centennial Airport

PR Newswire: Semiconductors - After more than a decade of planning and fundraising, Wings Over the Rockies (Wings), an aerospace focused Colorado non-profit, is proud to announce...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:41:34 - #newstidbits

Fierce flu season estimated to cost employers $9 billion in lost productivity

Denver Post - Sick employees could wind up costing employers $9 billion in lost productivity because of sick days related to the flu, according to Challenger,...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:13:56 - #newstidbits

9News' singing meteorologist Belen De Leon moving on

Denver Post - She joined the station in 2012 and had been known for sometimes bursting into song during her segments.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:13:55 - #newstidbits

Holding in a sneeze could land you a week in hospital, doctors say

BGR - There's a lot of old-school pseudo-medicine that says holding in a sneeze could be bad for your health: Sneezing helps get the devil out, so...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:13:52 - #newstidbits

Apple's App Store generated more revenue in 2016 than McDonald's

BGR - Earlier this month, Apple provided us with some updated numbers regarding the App Store and, suffice it to say, business is booming. Throughout...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:13:51 - #sem #newstidbits

Apple stores are overrun with customers wanting cheap battery replacements

BGR - In order to placate the litigious masses calling for Tim Cook's head over the iPhone battery slowdown feature, Apple recently decided to slash...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:13:48 - #iphone6 #newstidbits

Scientists discover 161 million-year-old 'rainbow dinosaur' with iridescent feathers

BGR - As the discoveries of massive ice deposits on Mars and hidden subterranean tunnels on the moon continue to fuel mankind's obsession with the...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:13:46 - #newstidbits

How to keep your iPhone but switch to Google or Microsoft apps

Popular Science - Your guide to a new software ecosystem.

Apple may want you to use its own iPhone apps. But Google and Microsoft make excellent...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:13:45 - #microsoft #newstidbits

How to set up 2FA on your Facebook account

Infosec - Naked Security - As Facebook continues to embed itself into the fabric of our social and online lives - or, perhaps it's more correct to say,...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:58 - #newstidbits

New study finds one in nine online accounts are opened fraudulently

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - In 2017, data theft reached new heights thanks to high-profile attacks such as the breach at Equifax Inc. that compromised over...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:50 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

This Common Fear Can Hold You Back at Work. Here's How to Get Past It

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Do you get excited when the newest generation of smartphones is announced?
Or do you grimace at the idea of learning your...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:42 - #robotics #newstidbits

Rigel and the Witch Head Nebula

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - By starlight this eerie visage shines in the dark,
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:41 - #newstidbits

Being bilingual may help autistic children

Life - EurekAlert - Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often have a hard time switching gears from one task to another. But being bilingual...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:40 - #newstidbits

Who uses phone apps to track sleep habits? Mostly the healthy and wealthy in US

Life - EurekAlert - The profile of most Americans who use popular mobile phone apps that track sleep habits is that they are relatively affluent, claim...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:39 - #newstidbits

Hasselblad Announces 2018 "Masters" of Its Iconic Photography Competition

Life - My Modern Met - One of the world's most prestigious photography competitions has announced...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:38 - #newstidbits

Starting periods before age of 12 linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke

Life - EurekAlert - Starting periods early -- before the age of 12 -- is linked to a heightened risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, suggests...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:37 - #newstidbits

We'll Tell You if This $29 Bed Bath & Beyond Membership Is Really Worth It

Life - The Penny Hoarder - They've finally done it. They're going to get me for good.
I'm not talking about the IRS. I'm talking about Bed Bath & Beyond....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:36 - #newstidbits

Improvements in mortality rates are slowed by rise in obesity in the United States

Life - EurekAlert - With medical advances and efforts to curb smoking, one might expect that US life expectancy would improve. Yet there's been a reduction...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:35 - #newstidbits

Study Finds 'Baby Brain' is Real, But We're Still Not Sure What Causes it

Life - Neuroscience News - A new study reveals baby brain, the increased forgetfulness and inattention some women experience during pregnancy does,...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:34 - #newstidbits

Immigration a Top Problem for Republicans, Not for Democrats

Life - Gallup Headlines - Republicans are much more likely than Democrats to name immigration as the most important problem facing the country.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:33 - #newstidbits

How preterm birth may impact language development

Life - EurekAlert - Altered development of a part of the auditory cortex in preterm infants is associated with poorer language skills in early childhood,...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:32 - #newstidbits

How to Extinguish a Battery Fire

Life - Lifehacker - After the explosion of an iPhone inside an Apple Store, resulting in a few minor injuries, you might be wondering "Oh sh**, how...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:39:30 - #newstidbits