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Flyover at Dallas Graveside Service for H. Ross Perot

U.S. News - The U.S. Air Force conducted an F-16 flyover in the missing man formation for the graveside service of colorful Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:58 - #newstidbits

New Clues on Why Women's Alzheimer's Risk Differs From Men's

U.S. News - New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:57 - #alzheimer #dementia #newstidbits

The Top 10 Emerging Technologies in 2019

U.S. News - From robots that keep you company, to advanced food and tracking packaging and new types of drugs, these are the top 10 emerging technologies...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:56 - #robotics #newstidbits

Healthy Living Can Cut Odds for Alzheimer's in People at Genetic Risk

U.S. News - Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:55 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

They Were at Mission Control During Apollo 11. 50 Years Later, the Memory Still Moves Them to Tears

Media - Time - Science - The words spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon - at 10:56 pm Eastern Time...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:20 - #nasa #newstidbits

'Apollo 11 in Real Time' website replays every second of historic mission

Think - Big Think - The website includes lets viewers experience the mission through 11,000 hours of audio, thousands of photographs and multiple camera...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:16 - #nasa #acquisition #newstidbits

This bacteria can withstand 1,000X as much radiation as would kill a human

Think - Big Think - The bacteria is so resilient that it's been found on the walls of nuclear reactors.It's unique properties have fascinated scientists,...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:15 - #cancer #newstidbits

Hi, honey. It's mom. My phone is acting funny again.

Infosec - Malwarebytes Unpacked - Whether it's setting up access to a Netflix account on a smart TV or enabling personal email on an iPhone, some people-of...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:10 - #cybersecurity #phishing #ces #newstidbits

Most Americans See American Dream as Achievable

Life - Gallup Headlines - Six in 10 Americans say today's youth will have better lives than their parents did, and 70% believe they can achieve the...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:02 - #newstidbits

10 Ways the SECURE Act Could Impact Your Retirement Savings

Life - Kiplinger - With the decline of traditional pensions, most of us are now responsible for squirrelling away money for our own retirement. In today's...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:01 - #retirement #newstidbits

Risk and progression of Alzheimer's disease differ by gender

Life - Neuroscience News - The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease is increased, and progression more rapid in women due to larger brain-wide accumulation...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:00 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Antioxidant precursor molecule could improve Parkinson's

Life - EurekAlert - The naturally occurring molecule N-acetylcysteine (NAC) shows benefit in a clinical trial for Parkinson's Disease.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:13:15 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

50 Years Ago Apollo 11 Launches Into History

Life - NASA Image of the day - At 8:32 a.m. EST, July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Florida on a mission to the Moon.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:13:14 - #nasa #newstidbits

Dementia and transitional care: Gaps in research and practice

Life - EurekAlert - In a new study published in the Journal of Gerontological Nursing, Prusaczyk and colleagues showed that older patients with dementia...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:13:13 - #dementia #newstidbits

Take Ownership of Your Retirement Before It's Too Late

Life - Kiplinger - Though Social Security cuts appear to be looming, it's not too late for Americans, namely millennials, to create a retirement plan...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:13:12 - #retirement #newstidbits

Challenge Me to Finish What Was Started

Life - ALS Association - On July 15, 2014, a small gesture of support by professional golfer Chris Kennedy on behalf of a family member living with...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:13:11 - #redsox #newstidbits

Firefox follows in Chrome's footsteps and will mark all HTTP pages as 'not secure'

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Mozilla will mark all HTTP pages as "not secure" starting with Firefox 70, to be released in October.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:41:23 - #newstidbits

The new MacBook Air is significantly slower than the old MacBook Air

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Newer doesn't always mean faster.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:53 - #newstidbits

Moon landings footage would have been impossible to fake - here's why

Enterprise - Silicon Republic - A version of this article was originally published by The Conversation (CC BY-ND 4.0)
It's been half a century since the magnificent...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:51 - #nasa #newstidbits

'People with disabilities are some of the best problem solvers in our society'

Enterprise - Silicon Republic - As part of our efforts to optimise human society into the most efficient mechanism, we attempt to create a world for the most...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:44 - #robotics #newstidbits

People in cancer treatment during hurricanes have lower survival rates

Tech - Popular Science - Patients in treatment for non-small cell lung cancer during hurricane disasters have worse survival rates than those unaffected...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:36 - #cancer #newstidbits

50 years after Apollo 11, unsung heroes of Mission Control ponder past and future of the final frontier

Tech - GeekWire - Flight directors are on duty at NASA's Mission Control Center during the Apollo 10 mission in May 1969. Gerry Griffin is seated in...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:31 - #nasa #ibm #robotics #newstidbits

Aavgo security lapse exposed hotel bookings

Tech - TechCrunch - A security lapse at a hotel management startup has exposed hotel bookings and guests' personal information.
The security lapse was...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:30 - #cybersecurity #gdpr #newstidbits

8 Places You Can Visit to Celebrate Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary This Week

Media - Time - Science - As the country prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission to the moon, a number of destinations with...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:41:19 - #nasa #newstidbits

B-2 bomber 30-year anniversary: Inside a B-2 stealth attack

Media - Fox - Tech - Slicing through the sky with bat-like wings, eluding enemy radar with stealth technology, quietly destroying enemy air defenses...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:41:17 - #newstidbits

NASA releases stunning image of ISS crossing in front of the sun

Think - Big Think - The photo shows the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth, as it does every 90 minutes.The photo is remarkable because...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:13:21 - #nasa #newstidbits

1.4 million student Social Security numbers found unencrypted in Maryland

Infosec - Office of Inadequate Security - Does anyone remember the massive data security incident involving the University of Maryland in 2014? Here's...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:13:16 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

A flaw could have allowed hackers to take over any Instagram account in 10 minutes

Infosec - Security Affairs - Instagram has recently addressed a critical flaw that could have allowed hackers to take over any Instagram account without...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:13:14 - #newstidbits

Scientists find new way to use silicon nanoparticles in fight against cancer

Life - Phys.org - Russian scientists from Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI,...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:13:12 - #cancer #newstidbits

10 Best Summer Road Trips in New England

Life - New England Today - Dreaming about a New England road trip? This region was practically made for summer road trips. We've got great back roads,...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:21 - #newstidbits

The Space Station Crosses a Spotless Sun

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - The Space Station Crosses a Spotless Sun
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:20 - #newstidbits

Staying Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes

Life - WebMD - You have a lot of power to determine what your future with type 2 diabetes looks like. Here are questions to ask your doctor to stay...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:19 - #diabetes #newstidbits

The 7 Most Important Supplies for a Starter Earthquake Kit

Life - The Wirecutter - On Friday, July 5, Southern California experienced its largest earthquake in over 20 years, felt in places as far away as Phoenix...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:18 - #smartphone #newstidbits

Here Are 6 Money Moves You Should Make If You Want to Retire by 2040

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We provide you with accurate, reliable information. Learn more about...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:17 - #robotics #retirement #newstidbits

Healthy Living Counteracts Alzheimer's Genetic Risk

Life - WebMD - Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer's disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk,...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:16 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

How the quest for a scalable quantum computer is helping fight cancer

Life - Phys.org - Today, someone with breast cancer may undergo several rounds of chemotherapy and spend months in limbo before medical scans can show...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:15 - #cancer #newstidbits

Avoid these 6 foods linked to cancer

Life - TreeHugger - Steering clear of certain foods and beverages may help to lessen your cancer risk, according to a growing body of evidence.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:14 - #cancer #newstidbits

Artist Russ Arasmith's Visions of Apollo

Life - NASA Image of the day - Artist Russ Arasmith's vision of Apollo was a potent vision of the program that shows in the works he created.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:13 - #nasa #newstidbits

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans

Life - Phys.org - The way my mom imagined it, midlife was going to be great: counting down days until retirement, spending winters in Florida and checking...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:13:12 - #retirement #newstidbits

When "I Do" Becomes "We Owe": How to Pay Off Your Debt as a Couple

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Marriage is about two becoming one.
And along with all the good qualities you both bring to your marriage, you might each...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:41:08 - #newstidbits

9 Things the Most Satisfying Jobs Have in Common

Life - Lifehack - Do you find your job satisfying? Take the elevator test. When you bump into your boss on the elevator, are you excited to see him/her...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:41:07 - #ai #newstidbits

Which Bucket Should Retirees Tap First, for Their Heirs' Sake?

Life - Kiplinger - Does it make more sense to pull money out of your Roth IRA or your brokerage account for your income? Consider the full picture when...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:41:06 - #retirement #newstidbits

June was the warmest June ever recorded, but there's a bigger problem

Tech - Mashable - In 139 years of record-keeping, this June was the warmest June ever recorded. But June 2019 also revealed a deeper warming reality....
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:41:00 - #nasa #newstidbits

Watch live: Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reflect on the moon landing

Tech - Digital Trends - To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous Apollo 11 mission, NASA will hold a live broadcast featuring a retrospective...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:23 - #nasa #newstidbits

How To Try Chrome 77's Massively-Improved Dark Mode Right Now

Tech - Chrome Unboxed - If you aren't aware, Chrome is rolling out dark mode across all versions and operating systems since everyone is seemingly...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:22 - #android #ai #machinelearning #newstidbits

Best Prime Day 2019 dog DNA deals - save $10 on Wisdom Panel and Embark

Tech - Mashable - TL;DR: Prime Day 2019 is offering killer deals on dog DNA kits like Wisdom Panel 3.0 that'll help you learn more about your pets,...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:41:12 - #robotics #newstidbits

Four Lifestyle Choices May Offset Risk of Cognitive Decline

Life - Psychology Today - Lifestyle behaviors may increase (or decrease) someone's risk of dementia, according to new research.
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:40:01 - #dementia #newstidbits

NASA's orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 gets first data

Life - Phys.org - NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3), the agency's newest carbon dioxide-measuring mission to launch into space, has seen...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:39:59 - #nasa #newstidbits

Umbrella Raises $5M To Connect Seniors With Gig Workers

Media - PYMNTS.com - An app meant to promote community for baby boomers called Umbrella has raised $5 million in a seed round led by Thrive Capital,...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:40:29 - #boomer #newstidbits

The Most Beautiful Places in New Hampshire

Life - New England Today - The farther away from home we travel, it seems, the more we see with fresh eyes. A mountain or a meadow or a sun-dappled...
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:13:31 - #newstidbits