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Retirees Might Run Out of Money 10 Years Before They Die

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Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:39:35 - #retirement #newstidbits

How The Gig Economy Can Head Off Healthcare's Staffing Crisis

Media - - The United States is currently weathering a healthcare worker shortage that is estimated to get quite a bit worse before it gets...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:13:21 - #boomer #newstidbits

Adventure Travel And Beyond - Summer Vacation's New Norm

Media - - Summer is here and while schools nationwide are emptying, families across the U.S. are readying for the annual pilgrimage to beaches,...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:13:18 - #boomer #newstidbits

Here's the secret for living longer and loving retirement

Media - USATODAY - News Top Stories - The key for living longer is to retire from joyless work and work at something that brings joy.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:13:17 - #retirement #newstidbits

Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease

Life - EurekAlert - The blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory and learning center, without affecting other brain...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:40:11 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Spiral, elliptical, irregular

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - This image shows an irregular galaxy named IC 10, a member of the Local Group - a collectiongrouping of over 50 galaxies inwithin...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:40:09 - #newstidbits

Walmart Grocery challenges Amazon with new $98-a-year delivery option

Tech - Digital Trends - The grocery delivery wars are hotting up. Walmart's latest effort is a $98-a-year subscription fee that offers free delivery...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:13:14 - #newstidbits

American Airlines expands its fast in-flight Wi-Fi, but it still costs

Tech - Digital Trends - American Airlines has completed the installation of satellite-based in-flight Wi-Fi for the whole of its mainline narrowbody...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:13:13 - #newstidbits

Teach a Craft Or Run Errands - Plus 6 Other Gigs Perfect for Seniors

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...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:13:29 - #smartphone #retirement #newstidbits

Your 3 Biggest Retirement Challenges

Life - Retirement - Only the Beginning - Retirement should be an
amazing time. Prepare to explore new interests, savor quiet moments, experience
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:13:28 - #retirement #newstidbits

Modified protein can prevent Alzheimer's disease in mice

Life - Neuroscience News - Researchers injected a modified segment of the amyloid precursor protein into mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. The treatment...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:13:27 - #alzheimer #brain #newstidbits

American Airlines now offers satellite-based Wi-Fi access across its mainline fleet

Tech - TechCrunch - American Airlines, the world's largest airline by fleet size and passenger traffic, has finished rolling out satellite-based broadband...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:13:21 - #newstidbits

How to find what software your phone is running and why it matters

Tech - Popular Science - Updates automatically appear on your smartphone, but sometimes you may want to check manually.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:13:20 - #samsung #android #smartphone #newstidbits

After Equifax breach, US watchdog says agencies aren't properly verifying identities

Tech - TechCrunch - A federal watchdog says the government should stop relying on the credit agencies to verify the identifies of those using government...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:13:17 - #retirement #newstidbits

$400 million? Paul Allen's Stratolaunch space venture is up for sale, sources say

Tech - GeekWire - Stratolaunch's plane soars during its first test flight in April. (Scaled Composites Photo)Sources say Vulcan Inc. is looking to sell...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:41:36 - #northropgrumman #acquisition #newstidbits

Chewy Sells 46.5M Shares In IPO

Media - - Through an expanded initial public offering (IPO), Chewy Inc. and its investors took in $1.02 billion. The eCommerce pet food and...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:33 - #ecommerce #acquisition #newstidbits

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

Media - Reuters - Health - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:26 - #cancer #newstidbits

Mysterious 'Star Trek logo' spotted on Mars by NASA

Media - Fox - Science - The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has taken a picture of a dune on Mars that looks strikingly like the Starfleet logo.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:24 - #nasa #newstidbits

The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: All 48 Buffett Stocks

Life - Kiplinger - When folks think of the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) portfolio and its collection of holdings, most of which were selected by Chairman...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:47 - #oracle #warrenbuffett #newstidbits

Moral emotions, a diagnostic tool for frontotemporal dementia?

Life - Neuroscience News - Moral emotions are significantly more impaired than emotions without moral content in those with frontotemporal dementia...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:46 - #alzheimer #dementia #newstidbits

Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

Life - - Researchers at the University of Iowa and the U.S. Geological Survey have found that data gathered from orbiting satellites can provide...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:45 - #newstidbits

10 Financial Commandments for Your 20s

Life - Kiplinger - Thou shalt not be broke forever. It just may feel that way when you're first starting out on the road to financial independence.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:44 - #retirement #newstidbits

The Stars and Stripes in Space

Life - NASA Image of the day - This flag accompanied NASA astronaut Alan B. Shepard on his 15-minute suborbital journey on May 5, 1961.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:43 - #nasa #newstidbits

Scenes of Summer in Ogunquit, Maine

Life - New England Today - Photographer Kindra Clineff captured summer in Ogunquit, Maine - the #1 beach town in New England - from both the air and...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:41 - #newstidbits

Four in 10 Say CBD Oil Products Should Be Over-the-Counter

Life - Gallup Headlines - As the U.S. market for CBD products is taking off, two in three Americans are aware of CBD oil and most of them consider it...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:40 - #newstidbits

Inflammatory bowel disease and type i diabetes increase chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis

Life - EurekAlert - The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) demonstrate increased rates...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:38 - #diabetes #newstidbits

Is Grain-Free Dog Food Really Better for Your Pup?

Life - Reader's Digest - Grain-free dog food has become trendy in recent years, but that doesn't mean its necessarily better for your pet. First off,...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:37 - #diabetes #heart #newstidbits

The whisper of schizophrenia: Machine learning finds 'sound' words predict psychosis

Life - Neuroscience News - A new deep learning algorithm can predict those at risk of psychosis with 93% accuracy by examining the latent semantic content...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:36 - #machinelearning #newstidbits

Cutting back on beef can lengthen your lifespan, but by how much?

Tech - Popular Science - If this steak looks delicious to you, it's okay-you can still eat beef as part of a healthy diet.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:41:45 - #cancer #newstidbits

Walmart Onn Android Tablet review

Tech - Digital Trends - There aren't many Android tablets under $100, so the Walmart Onn is an attractive prospect. With near stock Android and the...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:41:44 - #android #newstidbits

The Latest: Ortiz's Wife Says He 'Continues to Heal'

U.S. News - The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and "continues to heal and make...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:56 - #redsox #newstidbits

A Patient's Guide to Parkinson's Disease

U.S. News - Know the symptoms and treatments for this chronic, progressive neurological disorder.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:55 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

10 Best New England Beach Towns

Life - New England Today - You may be dreaming of the beach, but if you want the full summer experience, you should also consider the beach town. Here's...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:28 - #newstidbits

Seeing an Aurora From the Space Station

Life - NASA Image of the day - "Years ago at the South Pole, I looked up to the aurora for inspiration through the 6-month winter night." Aboard the...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:27 - #nasa #newstidbits

Is 4% Withdrawal Rate Still a Good Retirement Rule of Thumb?

Life - Kiplinger - We put the popular theory to the test using 30 years of real-world stock market returns. Here's what we found.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:26 - #retirement #newstidbits

Retirees: Go Ahead and Spend More in the Go-Go Years

Life - Kiplinger - To have a happy, successful retirement, you need to do more than maximize your return on investment, you need to maximize your return...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:25 - #retirement #newstidbits

No link between cancer and tumor necrosis factor inhibitor (TNFi) use in psoriatic arthritis

Life - EurekAlert - The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) suggest that overall cancer...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:23 - #cancer #newstidbits

Using data to decide when to transfer patients by medical helicopter

Life - EurekAlert - A Cleveland, Ohio nursing scientist is leading a study he believes will support what he says is a much-needed change in how medical...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:22 - #newstidbits

Flaw in Evernote Web Clipper for Chrome extension allows stealing data

Infosec - Security Affairs - Security experts discovered a vulnerability in the popular Evernote Web Clipper for Chrome can be exploited to steal sensitive...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:10 - #newstidbits

Switch up your protein sources to live longer, study says

Tech - BGR - Studies focusing on potential links between consumption of red meat and overall life expectancy have long suggested that eating a lot of...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:13:19 - #newstidbits

This lifesaving wearable could diagnose strokes more accurately

Tech - Digital Trends - A new breakthrough wearable device uses two light measurement techniques to track the body's blood circulation - and accurately...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:13:18 - #wearables #newstidbits

Stanford's Latest AI Helps Doctors Diagnose Brain Aneurysms More Accurately

Tech - ExtremeTech - From breast cancer to brain aneurysms, artificial intelligence continues to establish itself as a valuable diagnostic tool. Researchers...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:13:16 - #ai #cancer #newstidbits

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush

Tech - TechCrunch - If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn't evolved since... forever. Sure, many people have switched to an...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:13:13 - #robotics #newstidbits

There's some really intense melting in the Arctic right now

Tech - Mashable - Records are falling at the top of the world.
The Arctic summer has a long way to go, but already sea ice levels over great swathes...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:13:11 - #newstidbits

How to Install DokuWiki on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowtoForge - DokuWiki is a free, open source and highly versatile wiki application written in the PHP programming language. In this tutorial, we will learn...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:36 - #ubuntu #newstidbits

These Are the 25 Best Dog-Friendly Companies in the United States (Surprise: Amazon, Uber, and Google Are on the List)

Girl Power: Female CEOs - - If you work for Amazon, Airbnb, Uber, Salesforce, Google, or other companies on Rover's list,National Take Your Dog to Work Day can be every...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:35 - #salesforce #newstidbits

6 Successful Boomers Share Inspiring Retirement Quotes

U.S. News - These retirement sayings have helped retirees transition into their golden years.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:34 - #boomer #retirement #newstidbits

Seniors were sold a risk-free retirement with reverse mortgages. Now they face foreclosure.

Media - USATODAY - News Top Stories - Urban African American neighborhoods are hardest hit as nearly 100,000 loans have failed.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:13:18 - #retirement #newstidbits

Security So Simple A 10-Year-Old Can Do It

Think - Forrester Blogs - It's the summer time and my daughters are home from school. During the day this means it's a constant struggle between them...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:13:16 - #newstidbits

Loving my new Oura Ring

Think - Gartner Blog Network - If you have read my blog you will know I love monitoring myself. I have explored all manner of devices over the years....
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:13:15 - #newstidbits