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Is your child a victim of identity theft?

Infosec - Naked Security - Finding out someone has already established your child's credit for them is a nightmare to try and clean up after years of damage...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 04:13:14 - #newstidbits

Photographer's Incredible Shot of the Space X Falcon Heavy Launch Goes Viral

Life - My Modern Met - Professional photographer Brady Kenniston has been through a whirlwind over the past few weeks, ever since his incredible photographs...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:41:38 - #nasa #spacex #elonmusk #newstidbits

Stash Your Keys Under Important Items so You Don't Leave Them Behind

Life - Lifehacker - If you end accidentally leaving important items at home in your rush to leave the house in the morning try stashing your keys under...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:41:37 - #newstidbits

Waze Still Provides the Fastest Driving Directions

Life - Lifehacker - If you want to get to your destination fast, then you're possibly better off using Google Maps or Waze over Apple Maps. Waze if...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:41:36 - #newstidbits

Apollo 17: A Stereo View from Lunar Orbit

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Get out your
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:41:35 - #newstidbits

Why Non-Alcoholic Beer Is Germany's Sports Drink

Life - Lifehacker - I think I speak for all Americans (except Mike Pence) when I say: what the heck is the point of non-alcoholic beer? But it turns...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:41:32 - #newstidbits

Do Weighted Blankets for Adults Live Up to the Hype?

Life - The Wirecutter - A weighted blanket offers "the feeling of hugging someone ... without all the annoying hassles of having to be with a person,"...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:19 - #newstidbits

1Password Adds Password Checker Pwned Passwords

Life - Lifehacker - Anyone aware of the poor track record companies like Equifax or Kickstarter have when dealing with sensitive information is probably...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:18 - #newstidbits

Shedding a Tear May Help Diagnose Parkinson's

Life - Neuroscience News - Researchers report analyzing a person's tears may help doctors diagnose Parkinson's disease. The study reveals those with...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:16 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter's South Pole

Life - NASA Image of the day - This series of images captures cloud patterns near Jupiter's south pole, looking up towards the planet's equator.
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:15 - #nasa #newstidbits

Ukrainians, Russians More Polarized on Future of Relations

Life - Gallup Headlines - Nearly four years into the conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists, Ukrainians are more polarized now about...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:14 - #newstidbits

7 Anti-Aging Tricks that Every Woman over 50 Should Use

Life - Better After 50 - We all associate age with endings, whether those relate to our ability to stay awake past midnight, dance for longer than an...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:13 - #retirement #newstidbits

When Roses Aren t Red

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Not all roses are red
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:12 - #newstidbits

Tips From a Professional Photographer: How to Capture the Perfect Sunrise

Life - My Modern Met - We've all been there, gazing at a magnificent sunrise and wanting to capture the moment, only to have the photograph turn out...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:13:11 - #newstidbits

Drier conditions could doom Rocky Mountain spruce and fir trees

Life - EurekAlert - Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of two foundational...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:14 - #newstidbits

How to have a healthier, positive relationship to sex | Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Siphumeze Khundayi

Life - TEDTalks Videos - From our fear of women's bodies to our sheepishness around the word "nipple," our ideas about sex need an upgrade, say sex...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:13 - #newstidbits

Robert Lawrence: America's First African-American Astronaut

Life - NASA Image of the day - On June 30, 1967, the U.S. Air Force selcted Maj. Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory, Authorized...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:12 - #nasa #newstidbits

The successful launch of Falcon Heavy prompts a roadmap for radioresistant astronauts

Life - EurekAlert - This massively-collaborative research proposes the roadmap for making humans more resistant to radiation and multiple other forms...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:11 - #newstidbits

Trump Rated Best on Terrorism, the Economy; Better on Taxes

Life - Gallup Headlines - President Donald Trump maintains low approval for his handling of Russia and the news media, but his rating on taxes is improved...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:10 - #newstidbits

3 Ways Beyond NPS to Fully Understand B2B Relationships

Life - Gallup Headlines - Mix quantitative and qualitative feedback from different stakeholders to fully understand your B2B customer relationships.
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:09 - #newstidbits

Jupiter in Infrared from Hubble

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Jupiter looks a bit different in infrared light.
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:08 - #newstidbits

Leadership vs Management: Is One Better Than the Other?

Life - Lifehack - Being an excellent manager doesn't make someone a strong leader. We've all run into someone who uses the titles interchangeably, and...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:07 - #newstidbits

Dog Breed Guide Is a Hilariously Accurate Representation of 20+ Different Pups

Life - My Modern Met - Choosing a canine companion can be a challenge. Different dog breeds each have their own personalities that might mesh perfectly...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:05 - #newstidbits

Americans Not Convinced U.S. Needs to Spend More on Defense

Life - Gallup Headlines - The majority of Americans say the U.S. is spending about the right amount or too much on defense. A majority also say U.S....
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:04 - #newstidbits

In the News: Billy Graham on 'Most Admired' List 61 Times

Life - Gallup Headlines - Beginning with his first appearance in 1955, evangelist Billy Graham appeared on Gallup's Top 10 "Most Admired" list 61 times,...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:03 - #newstidbits

Know Your Way Around Technology? This Tech Support Job Pays $11/Hour

Life - The Penny Hoarder - Are you the person your aunt always asks to set up her phone? And her tablet? And her computer?
If so, you could be the perfect...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:02 - #newstidbits

A life-saving invention that prevents human stampedes | Nilay Kulkarni

Life - TEDTalks Videos - Every three years, more than 30 million Hindu worshippers gather for the Kumbh Mela in India, the world's largest religious...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:01 - #newstidbits

How to Budget as a Freelancer

Life - Lifehacker - So, you're a freelancer who's leaving their house in the morning, explaining to your roommates that you need to get work done and...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:45:00 - #newstidbits

How to Eat Like a Human Even Though You Work From Home

Life - Lifehacker - On the surface, working from home would seem to give one unparalleled control over one's diet. Not only do you control your schedule,...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:59 - #newstidbits

The Best Point-and-Shoot Camera

Life - The Wirecutter - After researching and testing more than 30 high-end compact cameras over the past three years, we recommend the Panasonic Lumix...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:58 - #newstidbits

Use Your Smart Home Devices to Help You Work From Home

Life - Lifehacker - That pair of smart lights in your home, the customizable Flic button on your desk, your voice assistant of choice, and the smart...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:57 - #newstidbits

Treating sleep-disordered breathing may have cardiovascular benefits for heart failure patients

Life - EurekAlert - Severe sleep-disordered breathing is linked with stiffening of the arteries' walls and may be related to the development of heart...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:56 - #newstidbits

How to resolve racially stressful situations | Howard C. Stevenson

Life - TEDTalks Videos - If we hope to heal the racial tensions that threaten to tear the fabric of society apart, we're going to need the skills to...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:55 - #newstidbits

Creative couples' intervention significantly helps people with Alzheimer's communicate

Life - EurekAlert - For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner's decline in the ability to communicate because of dementia is frightening...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:52 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

How to Become a Better Listener: 10 Simple Tips

Life - The Positivity Blog - "I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."Ernest Hemingway
"Nature...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:51 - #newstidbits

Americans Hit the Brakes on Self-Driving Cars

Life - Gallup Headlines - Slightly more than half of Americans say they are unlikely to use self-driving cars, and 59% would be uncomfortable riding...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:50 - #newstidbits

South Koreans Increasingly Doubtful That Hard Work Pays Off

Life - Gallup Headlines - Just 47% of South Koreans say people can get ahead by working hard, reflecting a frustrated workforce struggling with low...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:44:49 - #newstidbits

In the News: Netanyahu's Image Improved Before Controversy

Life - Gallup Headlines - Before the latest corruption allegations against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 52% of Israelis approved of him...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:15 - #newstidbits

A Partial Solar Eclipse over Buenos Aires

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - What's happened to top of the Sun?
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:14 - #newstidbits

74 Healthy Habits That Will Improve Your Overall Well-Being and Make You Feel Good

Life - Lifehack - Poor health and low energy levels can negatively impact every part of your life. Your creative spark can be destroyed, leaving you...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:13 - #newstidbits

Achieve Inbox 0 To Increase 100% Team Efficiency

Life - Lifehack - Founders and CEOs are always short on time, and their plates will never be cleared. But in order to succeed long-term, all leaders...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:12 - #billgates #elonmusk #atlassian #newstidbits

Looking for a job? Highlight your ability, not your experience | Jason Shen

Life - TEDTalks Videos - Very few of us hold jobs that line up directly with our past experiences or what we studied in college. Take TED Resident Jason...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:11 - #newstidbits

South Korea's Image at New High in U.S.

Life - Gallup Headlines - In the U.S., 77% have a favorable view of South Korea, up 13 points since 2014. Meanwhile, favorable ratings of North Korea...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:10 - #newstidbits

The Best Ice Scraper and Snow Brush

Life - The Wirecutter - For most of the country, winter months mean you can expect frost and probably snow, ice, and freezing rain. If you own a vehicle,...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:09 - #newstidbits

Master Your Chores and Your Work With Time Management Apps

Life - Lifehacker - Working at home means you're surrounded by all of your stuff: from that pile of dirty dishes in your sink to that pile of laundry...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:08 - #newstidbits

U.S. Satisfaction With World Standing Hits 13-Year High

Life - Gallup Headlines - Americans' satisfaction with the United States' position in the world is at a 13-year high, but most still think President...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:06 - #newstidbits

Breast cancer: How advanced imaging technologies will help avoid unnecessary biopsies

Life - EurekAlert - Enhancing the diagnosis of breast cancer is the stated goal of a research team at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg....
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:05 - #newstidbits

Structure Your Work-From-Home Day With These Routines

Life - Lifehacker - The conveniences of working at home are also its curses. There's no commute giving you time to settle your thoughts on the way in...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:04 - #newstidbits

Getting a Second Opinion

Life - Athlete Heart Blog - There can be tremendous value in getting a second opinion. I'm certain about that. At times, though, the process of getting...
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:03 - #afib #retirement #newstidbits

Brain Aging May Begin Earlier Than Expected

Life - Neuroscience News - A new study reveals brain aging may start to occur by the age of 25.
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 02:14:02 - #newstidbits