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Paul Allen's Stratolaunch venture rolls out world's biggest airplane for weekend tests

GeekWire - Stratolaunch, the launch venture created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, took the world's biggest airplane out of its hangar this weekend...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:14:05 - #microsoft #newstidbits

Need Motivation at Work? Try Giving Advice

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - At companies such as IBM and Motorola, mentorship and executive coaching are now standard parts of leadership...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13:56 - #newstidbits

More Than Half of Workers Approaching Retirement Believe They Will Return to Work

PR Newswire - Providing insight into the changing post-retirement landscape, a new surveyi by Home Instead, Inc. revealed that more than half (53 percent)...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:16 - #retirement #newstidbits

Porsche goes rallying, and it's not with the model you're thinking of

Tech - Digital Trends - Porsche channeled its racing heritage to turn the 718 Cayman, not the Cayenne, into a rally car. The GT4-spec model was built...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:15 - #newstidbits

Airbnb wants to make it much easier for you to plan a trip with your buddies

Tech - Digital Trends - Airbnb is planning a bunch of new features that'll make arranging trips with friends and family a much more collaborative experience....
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:13 - #newstidbits

2019 Honda Civic sedan and coupe add more standard driver-assist tech

Tech - Digital Trends - The 2019 Honda Civic compact sedan and coupe get a handful of updates to stay fresh, including exterior styling tweaks, standard...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:37:29 - #newstidbits

Parkinson's Foundation Increases Funding to $6.2 Million to Advance Parkinson's Research

PR Newswire - The Parkinson's Foundation announced today an increased investment of $6.2 million across 53 research grants to support the work of promising...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:13:03 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Nationwide(r) increases payout percentages at key retirement ages on its variable annuity lifetime income rider

PR Newswire - Nationwide recently announced changes to its variable annuity lifetime income rider, Nationwide L.inc, that will increase pay outs for three...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:12 - #retirement #newstidbits

How To Retire In 2018 For Baby Boomers

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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:13:34 - #boomer #newstidbits

There's New Hope For Preventing Alzheimer's - And It Could Be Within Your Control

TIME - A breakthrough study suggests that a lifestyle change may help ward off dementia
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:13:33 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Lawsuit brings $289 million verdict against maker of Roundup weed killer

Ars Technica - Jury finds fault with herbicide manufacturer despite lack of scientific evidence.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:39:44 - #maker #newstidbits

A rare tour of Boeing's gigantic jet factory

CNN - Top Stories - The aircraft maker gave CNNMoney a rare tour of site where a portfolio of wide-body planes, from the 747 "Jumbo Jet" to the 787 Dreamliner, take...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:13 - #boeing #maker #newstidbits

The best way to boost retirement income

CNN - Top Stories -
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:12 - #retirement #newstidbits

36-year-old retiree: Here's a 4-step early retirement strategy that works

CNBC-Top Business - "My wife and I sold our homes and 90 percent of our worldly possessions and bought a 30′ Airstream named Charlie in which we travel the...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:56 - #retirement #newstidbits

How long $1 million lasts in retirement

CNBC-Top Business - Depending on where you live, a $1 million nest egg will barely last a decade.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:55 - #retirement #newstidbits

Retirement reality: Many Americans will not be able to live out their dreams

CNBC-Top Business - Once you have a clear view of how the different parts of your financial life work together, you'll have the clarity to determine how much you...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:54 - #retirement #newstidbits

When Are Retired Investors Spending Too Little and Saving Too Much?

U.S. News - Hoarding your money in retirement could indicate a consumption gap.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:49 - #retirement #newstidbits

6 Factors to Consider Before Using Your Retirement Savings for Caregiving

U.S. News - Explore options to preserve your own retirement nest egg when providing care for a loved one.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:48 - #retirement #newstidbits

25 Resources for Running

FITaspire - Updated August 2018 with the latest resources, tips & tricks. Of all the sports and adventures I've enjoyed over the years, running continues...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:41 - #newstidbits

Managing Stress and Mental Wellbeing within Your Organization

The Uprising Blog - Mental Wellbeing Touches Every Facet of Your Business You know that the mental wellbeing of individuals within your organization touches every...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:51 - #newstidbits

See how much of California has burned in the last five years

Popular Science - It's a lot.

Most of California's hottest fires have burned since 2000-13 out of 20 total-as higher temperatures have made...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:49 - #newstidbits

The best National Parks for photographers

Popular Science - Grab your camera and capture the beauty inside these natural wonders.

You don't have to travel far to create beautiful landscapes....
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:48 - #newstidbits

How One CEO Prepared Her Organization for Her Retirement

Think - HBR.org - Last year I decided it was time to shake things up at our investment management company. After 12 years as...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:37 - #retirement #newstidbits

The Challenge of Scaling Soft Skills

Think - MIT Sloan Management Review - Lynda Gratton is a professor of management practice at London Business School and director of the school's "Human...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:35 - #wearables #robotics #newstidbits

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:34 - #newstidbits

Gallup Vault: Americans' Views of Socialism, 1949-1965

Life - Gallup Headlines - Gallup included "socialist" as a standard option for party ID in early polling. Midcentury surveys showed Americans saying...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:33 - #newstidbits

Update Your Tax Withholdings Now

Life - Lifehacker - Here's an easy weekend financial task for you: Update your tax withholdings.
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:32 - #newstidbits

Your Body on Caffeine Addiction: 70 Cups of Coffee in 7 Days

Life - Lifehack - A previous boss of mine once proudly stated that he drank 10 cups of coffee every single day.Completely baffled, yet also intrigued...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:31 - #newstidbits

Watch Reddit's Favorite Worldwide Webcams

Life - Lifehacker - Webcams make the world feel magic, and that's why they've survived 17 years on the internet. The webcam has evolved from still images...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:38:30 - #newstidbits

Americans Divided on Leaving Fat, Sugar, Salt Off the Plate

Life - Gallup Headlines - Americans are split on whether they should skip the salt, sugar and fat in their diet, and opinions vary significantly within...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:13:17 - #newstidbits

What's the Connection: Hand Washing and Alzheimer's Disease?

Life - Psychology Today - Functional Medicine [FM] clinicians have successfully and repeatedly been able to reverse Mild Cognitive Impairment [MCI]...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:13:16 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

The Best Extension Cords for Your Home and Garage

Life - The Wirecutter - After more than 20 hours researching over 44 different extension cords, talking with safety experts, and testing six of the...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:58 - #newstidbits

Small-Business Owners Not Fazed by E-Commerce, Technology

Life - Gallup Headlines - Most U.S. small-business owners say their business is not affected by the trend toward online retail and tend to see technological...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:57 - #newstidbits

5 Reasons Why Micromanagers Fail

Life - Psychology Today - Micromanaging harms workers and the managers themselves, so stop it!
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:55 - #newstidbits

More than half of drivers don't look for cyclists and pedestrians before turning right

Life - EurekAlert - U of T Engineering researchers studied the eye movements of drivers at busy Toronto intersections and found that more than half...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:54 - #newstidbits

Discovery presents treatment hope for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases

Life - EurekAlert - There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery made by...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:53 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Biomarkers link fatigue in cancer, Parkinson's

Life - EurekAlert - Biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer have now been linked to fatigue in those with Parkinson's...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:52 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Daily Planner

Life - Psychology Today - Imagine going seamlessly go from one responsibility to the next without having to worry about missing something, being late,...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:51 - #newstidbits

Sleeping Too Much but Still Exhausted? Why You Can't Sleep Well At Night

Life - Lifehack - Can't get yourself out of the 'laze zone'? Simple, your aunt would say - you need more sleep. Well, what if you've been sleeping more...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:50 - #newstidbits

Getting Fit Over 40: The 7 Best Workout Routines for Beginners

Life - Lifehack - Congratulations! You're finally ready to shed some pounds, strengthen your heart and clear your mind.While work-out routines are a...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:49 - #newstidbits

Managerial Ability Rated Top Factor in Assessing Presidents

Life - Gallup Headlines - Americans are most likely to say a president's ability to manage the government is the top factor in evaluating his performance,...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:48 - #newstidbits

The Only 5 Cleaning Products You Need In Life

Life - Lifehacker - So you've moved into a new place and you have nothing, nada, zilch, by way of cleaning products. Or, over the years, you've managed...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:47 - #newstidbits

Why It's Never Too Early To Plan For Your Retirement

Life - Better After 50 - For a young people entering the workforce, planning for your retirement may not seem like one of the most appealing or even...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:46 - #retirement #newstidbits

Are You a Workaholic? Time to Take Charge of Your Work-life

Life - Psychology Today - For some, working hard is a matter of necessity, but for others, it's an addiction. Tools and tips for getting balance in...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:45 - #newstidbits

How to Prevent Robocalls and Minimize Phone Spam

Life - Lifehacker - It's the Year of the Robocall, it seems. I haven't noticed this directly, but a number of friends, colleagues, and internet posters...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:09:44 - #newstidbits

Are You a Workaholic?

Life - Psychology Today - For some, working hard is a matter of necessity, but for others, it's an addiction. Tools and tips for getting balance in...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:38:09 - #newstidbits

The James Brand Mehlville Carabiner

Life - GearMoose - Dual compartment construction.
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:38:07 - #newstidbits

Are You a Workaholic? Ready to Stop?

Life - Psychology Today - For some, working hard is a matter of necessity, but for others, it's an addiction. Tools and tips for getting balance in...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:13:49 - #newstidbits

Why You Should Get Good at Small Talk

Life - Lifehacker - Small talk gets a lot of backlash; most people seem to think they're too important to discuss the weather. It's true that some small...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:13:48 - #newstidbits

Do People Get More Satisfaction from Large or Small Dogs?

Life - Psychology Today - New data shows that owning a big dog versus small dog makes a difference in a person's happiness and satisfaction with their...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:13:47 - #newstidbits