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Origami: How the Ancient Art of Paper Folding Evolved Over Time and Continues to Inspire

Life - My Modern Met - For centuries, cultures have come up with creative ways to artistically approach, adopt, and adapt the paper craft....
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:40:31 - #newstidbits

Behold! Observing the Sun

Life - NASA Image of the day - A broad hole in the corona was the Sun's dominant feature November 7-9, 2017.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:40:29 - #nasa #newstidbits

Finding Your Sweet Spot When Up In The Air

Life - Lifehack - I'm sure everyone loves travelling, and if you have the opportunity to, you will very likely find yourself having to take a plane...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:40:28 - #newstidbits

6 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Life - Productivity Theory - The holidays are full of cheer as family and friends celebrate together. It may be colder outside, but that's part of...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:40:27 - #newstidbits

Is Denver the No. 3 U.S. location for micro venture capital?

Enterprise - Digital Colorado - We've known for years that Colorado has more startups per capita than...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:39:51 - #newstidbits

Uber To Buy 24,000 Self-Driving Volvos

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - This robocar purchase order, the biggest ever, will stretch over three years, beginning in 2019
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:42:24 - #newstidbits

Personal Health: Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt

NYT > Health - Excess sodium is responsible for most cases of hypertension, a leading risk factor for heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:41:04 - #newstidbits

The Amazon Kindle turned 10 this week

FastCompany - The first Kindle was launched on November 19, 2007, and since then has become the world's most popular e-reader. Amazon isn't exactly holding...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:41:02 - #bezos #newstidbits

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates reveal their best business decisions

CNBC-Top Business - The two billionaires recall their best business decision.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:40:50 - #billgates #newstidbits

Prepare to run a Code Club on FutureLearn

Raspberry Pi - Prepare to run a Code Club with our newest free online course, available now on FutureLearn! FutureLearn: Prepare to Run a Code Club Ready to...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:14:22 - #newstidbits

Episode 99: Sarah Hobbs O'Hagan - Extreme You

Peter Bregman - How do you grow in the face of fear? Sarah Robb O'Hagan, called the "Most Powerful Woman In Sports" by Forbes, is the CEO of Flywheel and the...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:14:06 - #newstidbits

2017 Leadville 100 Learnings

Thoughts on the Run - Part of my strategy earlier this year of finishing my first 100 mile race was to prove to myself I could travel the distance. I'm quite honest...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:14:05 - #newstidbits

BOGO Specials!

FITaspire - You did it! You're on the list and will be receiving emails from me starting Monday, November 24th with the daily BOGO deals! If you use Facebook,...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:14:03 - #newstidbits

With internet TV options changing every week, it could pay to relook at what's available today

Denver Post - With TV channels, you do some choices, but those really wanting live sports may be better off sticking with Comcast or DirecTV. At least today....
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:14:02 - #newstidbits

Engineers Create an "Impossible" Ring of Plasma Floating in Open Air

Think - Big Think - Caltech engineers create a stable ring of plasma in the air, a feat thought impossible.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:58 - #newstidbits

Cosmic snake pregnant with stars

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image reveals the Cosmic Snake, a distant galaxy peppered with clumpy regions of intense...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:57 - #newstidbits

Large Cities Top Small Towns, Rural Areas in Well-Being

Life - Gallup Headlines - Residents of highly populated communities have better overall well-being than their counterparts in less populated areas,...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:56 - #newstidbits

NGC 7822: Stars and Dust Pillars in Infrared

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Young stars themselves are clearing out their nursery in NGC 7822.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:55 - #newstidbits

Prep a Checklist to Make Your Houseguests Feel At-Home

Life - Lifehacker - You've put fresh sheets on the guest bed, or inflated the air mattress, and hung spare towels in the bathroom. You've tidied and...
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:54 - #newstidbits

46% of Americans Now Have High Blood Pressure

Slashdot - "Millions more Americans will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure," reports NBC News, which describes the condition as "one of the leading...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:13:09 - #newstidbits

The 2018 Buick Enclave nails everything customers want from a luxury SUV

CNBC-Top Business - CNBC gets behind the wheel of the Buick Enclave Avenir for this review of Buick's new luxury SUV.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:13:08 - #newstidbits

How to teach your kids about money

CNBC-Top Business - Parents who discuss financial topics with their children are more likely to have kids who are smart about money.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:30:39 - #newstidbits

Log Cabin Workshop Offers Experience in Colonial History

U.S. News - One gentleman came all the way from California.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:30:35 - #newstidbits

Babies Can Learn That Hard Work and Perseverance Pay off by Watching Adults

Think - Big Think - An MIT study finds that even toddlers can learn the value of hard work and perseverance.Read More
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:13:20 - #newstidbits

Friday the Moon Smiled

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Friday the Moon Smiled
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:13:19 - #newstidbits

Never Leave Your New Born Babies Out Of Sight Again

Life - Lifehack - As a modern parent, you probably have to juggle several tasks in addition to looking after the baby. Career demands and other daily...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:13:18 - #newstidbits

Never Expect A Fast Track To Success

Life - Lifehack - No success happens in one night. It's about repetitive practice and contribution towards your goal.
It's easy for us to under-estimate...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:13:17 - #newstidbits

Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson's Disease

NYT > Health - The longtime civil rights leader said he plans to make "lifestyle changes" but will not allow the disease to interfere with his advocacy work.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:42 - #newstidbits

President Trump Says Ban on Elephant Remains Will Stay For Now

TIME - Ending the ban prompted widespread backlash
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:41 - #newstidbits

New Quad9 DNS service will make everyone's internet experience safer

Silicon Republic - The new service will see more power given back to internet users.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:39 - #newstidbits

VW to Invest $11.8M in China's Electric Car Market

Electronics360 - During the next seven to eight years, Volkswagen, the world's largest automaker, plans to invest more than $11.8 billion to build electric and...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:38 - #newstidbits

'Mercury 13,' the series

collectSPACE - The story of the 13 women who underwent physiological testing for spaceflight at the start of the space age is being developed by Amazon as a...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:36 - #newstidbits

Apollo Omega recovered

collectSPACE - Forty-nine years after it flew in space on the wrist of an Apollo astronaut, and 28 years after its theft from a museum in Ecuador, Donn Eisele's...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:35 - #newstidbits

Roth vs. Traditional IRA or 401k: The Math Behind This Important Decision

The Dough Roller - Roth IRA vs Traditional IRA vs 401k-here's the math behind deciding which retirement account is best for you and your long-term financial success....
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:29 - #retirement #newstidbits

Reduce your risk of stroke if you have atrial fibrillation -
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:28 - #afib #newstidbits

Airbnb buys Accomable, a specialist in travel listings for disabled people

TechCrunch - Airbnb, the accommodation and travel startup that is now valued at $31 billion, is today announcing an acquisition that points to how it wants...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:13:22 - #acquisition #newstidbits

See How the Earth Has Changed Over the Past 20 Years in This NASA Timelapse

TIME - Based on satellite footage
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 03:40:22 - #nasa #newstidbits

FCC Gives Phone Companies New Tools To Block Spam Calls

NewsFactor - Phone companies will have greater authority to block unwanted calls from reaching customers as regulators adopted new rules to combat automated...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 03:14:09 - #microsoft #newstidbits

The Best DIY Gadgets For Securing Your Home

Design News - ESC Silicon Valley is Back! The Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) is back in Silicon Valley and it's bigger than ever. Over three days, Dec....
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 03:14:06 - #iot #newstidbits

Why not saving enough for retirement is OK

CNBC-Top Business - Rules of thumb fall short when it comes to saving for retirement.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:44:11 - #retirement #newstidbits

Suze Orman: Here's when you should 'stop saving so much' for retirement

CNBC-Top Business - At this point, it makes sense to "stop saving," says Orman.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:44:09 - #retirement #newstidbits

The Latest: Dale Jr. at Peace With Pending NASCAR Retirement

U.S. News - Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he's at peace with his decision to retire.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:43:44 - #newstidbits

The Ultimate Retirement Readiness Checklist

U.S. News - Preparing for retirement is about more than just money.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:43:43 - #retirement #newstidbits

The Only Insurance Policies You Need After Retirement

U.S. News - Time to drop the disability coverage and review your other plans. Senior insurance needs are different.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:43:41 - #retirement #newstidbits

Netsparker Holiday Survey: 44 Percent of Americans Fear Credit Card Information Will Be Stolen While Shopping Online

Business Wire: Software - Netsparker Ltd., a leading player in the web applications security industry, has today released the results of its 2017 Holiday Survey. The survey...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:13:59 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

Tennis legend Billie Jean King on the 3 common traits that lead to greatness

GeekWire - Tennis legend Billie Jean King - who blazed a trail for equality and ushered in a new era for women's sports in the 1970s...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:39:50 - #newstidbits

Jobless rates fell in 11 U.S. states, hit record lows in two

Denver Post - Steady hiring has driven down unemployment in most states in the past year. Nationwide, the rate fell to 4.1 percent in October, a 17-year low....
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:13:13 - #newstidbits

Trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe were banned in the U.S. Trump just reversed that.

Denver Post - The Trump administration announced late Wednesday that the remains of elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia can now be imported to...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:13:12 - #newstidbits

For $50,000 this Texas company will clone your pooch

Denver Post - You love your dog. But would you spend $50,000 to clone it? If the answer is yes, then a Texas company is standing by and ready to help.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:13:11 - #newstidbits

Y Combinator has quietly cut ties with Peter Thiel

The Verge - Startup accelerator Y Combinator has parted ways with Peter Thiel, where he served as a part-time adviser since 2015. The company did not specify...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:06:47 - #newstidbits