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Unemployment Is Really Low. So Why Can't These People Find Jobs?

TIME - An inside look at the struggle 1.6 million Americans are facing.
Mon, 22 May 2017 12:13:19 - #newstidbits

Ford Motor Is replacing Mark Fields as CEO

CNBC-Top Business - Ford Motor is replacing its chief executive, Mark Fields, the NYT reports.
Mon, 22 May 2017 12:13:18 - #newstidbits

How the Best Bosses Keep Great People When They Can't Pay Them More

Girl Power: Female CEOs - - Inc. 5000 honorees tell us how they would tackle a common business challenge.
Mon, 22 May 2017 12:13:16 - #newstidbits

Views of US Moral Values Slip to Seven-Year Lows

Gallup Headlines - Americans' assessments of U.S. moral values have always been poor, but their current ratings are the worst in seven years.
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:13:35 - #newstidbits

Do You Ever Feel Trapped?

Sightings Over Sixty - Do you feel trapped by medical costs -- paying more and more out of pocket while receiving, or foregoing, necessary care or drugs? This week...
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:13:34 - #newstidbits

A guide to watching internet TV on a TV

Denver Post - Are you new to watching TV online? Find out what's available, what you need and how to get started in this guide from The Denver Post.
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:13:29 - #newstidbits

Forget Hot Dogs and S'mores - 6 Cheap (but Totally Yummy) Campfire Recipes

The Penny Hoarder - Sick of eating nothing but hot dogs and s'mores whenever you go camping? Branch out by making these easy and affordable camping recipes.
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:13:27 - #newstidbits

In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day - The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:13:24 - #newstidbits

Crab on LCD

ESA/Hubble POW - This captivating new image shows the Crab Nebula in bright neon colours. The unusual image was produced by combining data from telescopes spanning...
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:13:23 - #newstidbits

13 Superfoods Every Healthy Woman Needs in Her Diet

Readers Digest - The female body needs the best nutrient-packed, disease-fighting foods to stay strong, smart, and balanced.
Sun, 21 May 2017 21:13:31 - #newstidbits

Why a Solo 401(k) is the Best Retirement Plan for the Self-Employed

The Dough Roller - If you're self-employed, you have several retirement plan options available to you as an individual or small business owner. The best of the...
Sun, 21 May 2017 21:13:28 - #retirement #newstidbits

Better AFib Treatment Might Prevent Strokes

WebMD - Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks
Sun, 21 May 2017 21:13:27 - #afib #newstidbits

When bosses visit the White House, their firms make more money

The Economist: Business - DONALD TRUMP will not follow his predecessor's policy of releasing visitor logs for the White House. A working paper from the National Bureau...
Sun, 21 May 2017 20:48:55 - #newstidbits

More Baby Boomers Are Drowning In Student Loan Debt–And No One Knows How Bad It Will Get

FastCompany - It's not just a millennial problem. Student loan debt increased eightfold among Americans aged 60-64 in the last decade. Is anyone paying attention?
Sun, 21 May 2017 20:48:53 - #boomer #newstidbits

NASA Plans Emergency Space Walk on International Space Station

U.S. News - A pair of astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station as early as Tuesday for...
Sun, 21 May 2017 19:14:01 - #nasa #newstidbits

Successful People Make Self-Learning Their Daily Habit By Using These 20 Apps - Lifehack - When's the last time you learned something new?
Do you motivate yourself to learn new skills, tips, and hacks, or do you prefer to...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:56 - #microsoft #newstidbits

The Hardest Part of Being a Minimalist That Most People Have Overlooked - Lifehack - At a time where people seem to define themselves by what they have -via Instagram bragging or the recent obsession with affluence,...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:55 - #newstidbits

This Skill Is Not Taught in School, But It Hugely Affects Our Success in Life - Lifehack - Everybody makes bad decisions. Some people, however, are more capable of making better decisions that inch them closer to success....
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:54 - #newstidbits

Pregnancy Craving: Why Do Pregnant Women Crave Pickles and Other Kinds of Food? - Lifehack - Weird pregnancy cravings: the source of thousands of jokes and many late-night trips to the grocery store. The most stereotypical...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:53 - #newstidbits

Survive your boomerang kids without depleting your retirement savings

CNBC-Top Business - An adult child coming to live with you can sidetrack your financial plans. Here's how to make sure everyone benefits.
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:52 - #retirement #newstidbits

These 'Golden Girls' want a roommate who helps pay the bills

CNBC-Top Business - Female single retirees are turning to each other as roommates.
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:50 - #retirement #newstidbits

How Caregivers Can Find Relief Beyond the Golden Rule

U.S. News - Caregiving is exhausting at times and can even sap the energy of a saint. Cultivating empathy is key.
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:35 - #newstidbits

Q&A: Red Sox Star David Ortiz Focused on Life After Baseball

U.S. News - After a 20-year career in baseball's Major Leagues that included three World Series championships with the...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:34 - #redsox #newstidbits

NY Mets to Honor U.S. Navy Seabees on 75th Anniversary

GlobeNewsWire: Hardware -
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:35:29 - #usnavy #newstidbits

18-Year-Old Engineer Constructs Fuel-Efficient, Stable "Flying Wing" Aircraft Prototype

Business Wire: Distribution - Ivo Zell, 18, of Lorch, Germany was awarded first place at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:13:14 - #newstidbits

Walking as a revolutionary act of self-care | T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison

TEDTalks - Video - "When black women walk, things change," say T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison, the founders of the health nonprofit GirlTrek. They're on a...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:13:12 - #newstidbits

Finley's Barber Shop, a Vintage-Inspired Luxury Grooming Experience, Opens First Location in Denver - A Rebirth of the Traditional, American-Style Barbershop Proves a Cut Above the Standard Salon Remember the classic barber shop? The scent of...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:13:11 - #newstidbits

These super popular fidget spinners are only $9 on Amazon

BGR - Are there any children's toys out there right now that are more popular than fidget spinners? Also referred to as hand spinners, these little...
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:13:10 - #newstidbits

Uber is charging some riders more for high demand routes

The Verge - Uber has been charging some passengers differently based on the routes that they're taking, according to a pair of reports in Bloomberg and Business...
Sun, 21 May 2017 17:13:10 - #newstidbits

The worst-paying jobs for college grads boast this sneaky advantage

Denver Post - As technology advances, a fat paycheck doesn't necessarily guarantee job security. In fact, a report on lifetime earnings across college majors...
Sun, 21 May 2017 17:13:09 - #newstidbits

A View Toward M101

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Big, beautiful spiral galaxy M101 is one of the last
Sun, 21 May 2017 17:13:07 - #newstidbits

Amazon could be planning to bring its checkout-free grocery stores to Europe

The Verge - Amazon could be looking to expand its cashier-free grocery stores to the UK and Europe in the future. The company recently filed several trademark...
Sat, 20 May 2017 20:34:15 - #newstidbits

Stressing the Brain Through Technology May Reduce Age Related Diseases

Neuroscience News - A new study describes how advances in technology can help us avoid aging and age related diseases.
Sat, 20 May 2017 19:13:18 - #newstidbits

Could Omega-3 Protect Against Alzheimer's?

Neuroscience News - SPECT imaging study finds increased blood flow to brain areas associated with memory and learning in people with higher omega 3 levels.
The post...
Sat, 20 May 2017 19:13:17 - #newstidbits

Loneliness in Young Adults Linked to Poor Sleep Quality

Neuroscience News - Lonely people are 24 percent more likely to feel tired and have a harder time concentrating, a new study reports.
Sat, 20 May 2017 19:13:16 - #newstidbits

The modern guide to staying safe online

InfoSec.Buzz - Information Security Buzz - CSO Online - The internet can be a scary place. Threats come in many forms, lurking in practically any corner. Worse, yesterday's prevailing...
Sat, 20 May 2017 19:13:12 - #phishing #cybersecurity #newstidbits

What's behind the myth that you only use 10 percent of your brain?

The Verge - Let's get one thing out of the way: no matter what movies like Limitless claim, humans use more than 10 percent of our brains. This isn't a surprise...
Sat, 20 May 2017 18:13:33 - #newstidbits

Colorado's dropping unemployment rate plunges into uncharted waters

Denver Post - Colorado's unemployment rate crossed into uncharted waters in April, dropping to a record-low 2.3 percent, a mark visited only four other times...
Sat, 20 May 2017 18:13:26 - #newstidbits

Uber's future may rely on predicting what you're willing to pay

Denver Post - Uber drivers have been complaining that the gap between the fare a rider pays and what the driver receives is getting wider. After months of...
Sat, 20 May 2017 18:13:25 - #newstidbits

Not Just for Kids Anymore: 9 Childhood Jobs That Make Great Side Gigs for Adults

The Penny Hoarder - They used to be jobs for kids, but these gigs are now usually done by adults. If you're looking for a new side gig, try one of these former childhood...
Sat, 20 May 2017 18:13:24 - #newstidbits

4 Easy, Affordable Ways to Transform Your Eating Habits at the Office

The Penny Hoarder - American workers say their jobs are to blame for the extra pounds they've packed on. Here's how to make healthy snacks for work that are also...
Sat, 20 May 2017 18:13:23 - #newstidbits

Wolf Lundmark Melotte

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Named for the three astronomers instrumental in its discovery and
Sat, 20 May 2017 17:13:15 - #newstidbits

CubeSats Deployed Outside Station's Kibo Lab Module

NASA Image of the Day - A pair of CubeSats, with the Earth's limb in the background, moments after being ejected from a small satellite deployer outside of the International...
Fri, 19 May 2017 21:34:13 - #newstidbits

"Green Wave" for cyclists

Siemens - Making cycling more attractive in a city can help reduce both traffic and emissions. Siemens Sitraffic SiBike is a smartphone app that prioritizes...
Fri, 19 May 2017 15:35:18 - #siemens #newstidbits

6 Steps to Take if Your Employer's Retirement Plan is Terrible

U.S. News - You don't have to be stuck with high fees and low returns in an awful employer-sponsored retirement plan.
Fri, 19 May 2017 15:13:32 - #retirement #newstidbits

How to Calculate Your Ideal Retirement Withdrawal Rate

U.S. News - Determining how much you can safely withdraw in retirement depends on several important factors.
Fri, 19 May 2017 15:13:31 - #retirement #newstidbits

Why school should start later for teens | Wendy Troxel

TEDTalks - Video - Teens don't get enough sleep, and it's not because of Snapchat, social lives or hormones -- it's because of public policy, says Wendy Troxel....
Fri, 19 May 2017 13:34:53 - #newstidbits

Americans' Financial Anxieties Ease in 2017

Gallup Headlines - Americans are less worried about eight specific financial issues than they were last year, with some concerns falling to the lowest levels in...
Fri, 19 May 2017 13:34:52 - #newstidbits

Strategies to Save Big B2B Customers

Gallup Headlines - Find out how B2B leaders in the steel industry can ensure their business is winning major accounts in a changing marketplace.
Fri, 19 May 2017 13:34:51 - #newstidbits

Google wants AI to manage my relationships, and that might be a good thing

The Verge - When Google said that not sharing photographs of your friends made you "kind of a terrible person" at this year's I/O keynote, I bristled. The...
Fri, 19 May 2017 13:13:42 - #newstidbits