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Meet Daisy, Apple's newest iPhone-recycling robot

USATODAY.com Technology News - Apple launches new recycling and environmental initiatives in advance of Earth Day. Also new: Daisy, a "disassembly" robot.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:41 - #robotics #newstidbits

These STEM Scholarships Can Help You Prepare for a Career in Cybersecurity

Life - The Penny Hoarder - With all the data breaches happening around the country, it's no wonder that jobs in cybersecurity are on the rise.
The...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:38 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

You Could Save Money by Ditching These Disposables and Buying Reusables

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Saving the planet doesn't always come cheap.
Many of the disposable products we often use and love are easy to access at...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:37 - #newstidbits

The 10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement

CNBC-Top Business - These towns rank highest when it comes to cost of living, median home prices and property tax rates.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:27 - #retirement #newstidbits

When is the last time you updated your beneficiary designations?

CNBC-Top Business - Advisors call failure to update beneficiaries one of the most common retirement and estate planning errors.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:26 - #retirement #newstidbits

How Safe is Your 401(k)?

U.S. News - Here's how to protect your retirement savings.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:12 - #retirement #newstidbits

'60 Minutes' Report Details Progression of Alzheimer's

U.S. News - A sobering '60 Minutes' report filmed over a decade shows the toll that Alzheimer's Disease takes on a wife and husband in New York.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:08 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Your Money: Women Who Retire Early Can Miss Out

U.S. News - Women have a math problem when it comes to retirement: On average, they retire two years earlier than men...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:07 - #retirement #newstidbits

7 Ways to Cope With Inflation in Retirement

U.S. News - Here's how retirees can stay ahead of rising costs.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:06 - #retirement #newstidbits

Air Force to Buy Water, Help With Filters for Colorado Towns

U.S. News - The U.S. military has agreed to spend more than $900,000 to buy water and take other steps for Colorado communities where wells were tainted...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:05 - #newstidbits

Brain Science Institute at Brown Receives $100M Gift

U.S. News - Brown University's brain science institute has been given $100 million to advance the understanding of the brain and what causes Lou Gehrig's...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:04 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

7 Myths About Finances in Retirement

U.S. News - Separating financial facts from fiction will help you budget correctly for retirement.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:03 - #retirement #newstidbits

The 3 Best Mountain Escapes for Retirement

U.S. News - These mountain towns provide cool weather and views of scenic peaks and waterfalls.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:01 - #retirement #newstidbits

Memorial Held for Thunderbirds Pilot Killed in Crash

U.S. News - Fighter jets flew overhead in the missing-man formation during a Southern California memorial for a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot who was...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:13:58 - #newstidbits

Cure Alzheimer's Fund PSA Focused on the Impact of Alzheimer's Disease Playing in More than 1,200 Movie Theaters Nationwide

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation - A new public service announcement (PSA) created by BBDO New York on behalf of Cure Alzheimer's Fund has been released and is now playing in over...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:42:23 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Researchers Join the Fight to Defeat Brain Disease

PR Newswire: Semantic Web - A common denominator in the search for better treatments, prevention, and cures for migraine, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:42:07 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Is Renters Insurance Worth It?

Fifty - The Huffington Post - Here are seven questions you should ask yourself to find out.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:13:28 - #newstidbits

Stream an MLB Game For Free Every Week on Facebook

Life - Lifehacker - If you're looking to stream one of your favorite MLB team's away games later this season, you might have to head to Facebook.Read...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:13:27 - #newstidbits

Can This New Alternative to Braille Change the Way Blind People Read?

The 99 Percent - ELIA is a breakthrough new language for the blind that can be mastered in a matter of hours, not months.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:13:25 - #newstidbits

Carrie Underwood Finally Opens Up About The Accident That Left Her With 50 Stitches

Fifty - The Huffington Post - She spoke publicly about the incident for the first time on Thursday.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:13:23 - #newstidbits

30 Simply Brilliant Mother's Day Gifts That Can Be Delivered

Fifty - The Huffington Post - Home is where your mom is 🏡
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:13:22 - #newstidbits

Woman Celebrates Her 109th Birthday With The Harlem Globetrotters

Fifty - The Huffington Post - Virginia McLaurin now has her own team jersey -- No. 109, of course.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:39:25 - #newstidbits

U.S. to fine Wells Fargo $1 billion - the most aggressive bank penalty of the Trump era

Denver Post - Federal regulators are preparing to fine megabank Wells Fargo about $1 billion for misbehavior in its auto and mortgage businesses, according...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:39:22 - #newstidbits

The Denver Broncos may have moved to all-digital tickets but don't expect to save a cent on Ticketmaster fees

Denver Post - Broncos ticketing going all digital means that printing out tickets at home won't be accepted anymore. Fans must use the Ticketmaster account...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:39:21 - #newstidbits

Just one concussion can increase your risk of developing Parkinson's, researchers warn

BGR - The long-term effects of concussions and other brain trauma has been a big focus in recent years thanks in large part to the NFL and many of...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:39:20 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

E. Coli outbreak linked to lettuce expands to five more states, here's what you should do

BGR - A slow-growing E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine lettuce is continuing to grow, with a new update from the Centers for Disease Control...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:13:04 - #newstidbits

iOS 11's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' is already having an impact on safety

BGR - Distracted driving is responsible for around 3,500 deaths and nearly 400,000 accidents per year, giving it the dubious distinction of being second...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:51 - #newstidbits

How to become a space tourist: 8 companies (almost) ready to launch

Popular Science - How much are you willing to pay to become an astronaut?

From heavy-hitters to newcomers to the space tourism scene, here are...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:49 - #newstidbits

Rising temperatures are opening new territories for venomous creatures-including your backyard

Popular Science - Welcome to the neighborhood, fire ants! Sure is hot out today!

"There's always winners and losers, and it seems that some of...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:47 - #newstidbits

Do Your Global Entry Interview When You Return From a Trip at These Airports

Life - Lifehacker - Global Entry is by far one of the best investments in anything I've ever made. I travel internationally at least six times a year,...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:42 - #newstidbits

Moon in the Hyades

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Moon in the Hyades
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:41 - #newstidbits

What You Should Know About CBD Oil

Life - Lifehacker - Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis, is developing a reputation as a trendy cure-all. But science knows very...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:40 - #newstidbits

The Galapagos Islands

Life - NASA Image of the day - "The Enchanted Islands of #Ecuador - the Galapagos," were photographed by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold from aboard the...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:37 - #nasa #newstidbits

Americans Lack Confidence in Key Economic Leaders

Life - Gallup Headlines - None of the key federal leaders whose job includes managing the U.S. economy earn majority confidence from Americans for their...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:35 - #newstidbits

How to Make Japanese Style Iced Coffee

Life - Lifehacker - Nothing livens up a hot afternoon quite like a cup of iced coffee. Trouble is, a lot of the iced coffee out there is just stale,...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:41:34 - #newstidbits

A fat belly is bad for your heart

Life - EurekAlert - Belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight, is bad for the heart, according to results from the Mayo Clinic presented...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:13:32 - #newstidbits

How do people die in Switzerland today?

Life - EurekAlert - Today, almost two thirds of deaths in Switzerland aren't unexpected. How does the cultural context specific to each linguistic region...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:13:31 - #newstidbits

7 Traits of Super-Productive People

Think - HBR.org - Is there someone on your team who seems unusually productive? Someone who gets a huge amount done - without working...
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:13:35 - #newstidbits

The Best Flu Prevention Might Be Behavioral Economics

Think - HBR.org - Alongside popular misconceptions that healthy people do not need the flu shot and myths about the harmful...
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:13:34 - #newstidbits

Tracking Severity of Parkinson's with an App

EE - Adafruit Industries - Via Johns Hopkins University
Parkinson's disease, a progressive brain disorder, is often tough to treat effectively because...
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:13:21 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

A new study on concussions and Parkinson's provides one more reason to protect your noggin

Popular Science - Even a minor brain injury might raise your risk.

A new study is making waves for suggesting a single traumatic brain injury,...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:13:09 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

There's still time for us to save the Great Barrier Reef

Popular Science - Just how much trouble is coral in? The answer is complicated.

"It's been pretty well established that if you take the present...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:13:08 - #newstidbits

13 Home Remedies for Stomach Ache (Simple and Effective)

Life - Lifehack - It's back. That I-feel-like-I-was-punched-in-the-stomach sensation that leaves you hunched over, nauseated, and without an appetite....
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:14:02 - #newstidbits

PayPal Is Getting Into the Banking Biz. Here's Why You May Want to Pass

Life - The Penny Hoarder - About 15.6 million consumers living in the U.S. don't have a bank account.
Surveys show that people don't use banks because...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:14:01 - #newstidbits

Faster walking heart patients are hospitalized less

Life - EurekAlert - Faster walking patients with heart disease are hospitalized less, according to research presented today at EuroPrevent 2018, a European...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:14:00 - #newstidbits

NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Blown by the wind from a massive star, this interstellar
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:13:59 - #newstidbits

Buy Yourself an Electric Mug Warmer

Life - Lifehacker - When you're drinking a hot beverage, you want that beverage to remain hot. Of course you do! You're a human being with needs. Sadly,...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:13:58 - #newstidbits

Concussion May Increase Parkinson's Risk

Life - Neuroscience News - A new study reveals veterans who suffered a concussion are at a 56% increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:13:57 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

To Bake Better Bread, Use Filtered Water

Life - Lifehacker - Baking beautiful bread requires the skillful manipulation of three big, messy variables: technique, equipment, and ingredients....
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:13:56 - #newstidbits

'Rip Van Winkle' plants hide underground for up to 20 years

Life - EurekAlert - Scores of plant species are capable of living dormant under the soil for up to 20 years, enabling them to survive through difficult...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:13:55 - #newstidbits