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Bill and Melinda Gates warn 'stunning progress' toward reducing global poverty could stall for first time in decades

Tech - GeekWire - Bill and Melinda Gates visiting women in Jamsaut village in Bihar, India. Since 1990, the percentage of people...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:39:57 - #melindagates #billgates #gatesfoundation #newstidbits

Coke eyes cannabis-infused wellness drinks as market for CBD beverages expands

Tech - TechCrunch - Coca-Cola is looking at pitching cans of cannabis-infused wellness drinks to consumers in the latest bid by a big beverage behemoth...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:13:09 - #maker #newstidbits

Password Autofill in iOS 12 now works with 1Password, Dashlane, and LastPass

Tech - The Verge - Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 12, was released to the public earlier today, and that means it's a great time to get...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:13:08 - #lastpass #newstidbits

How to clean a standard-drip coffee maker

Tech - Digital Trends - Are you a coffee drinker? If you brew your coffee at home and you don't clean your machine, you could be drinking mold, yeast,...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:13:07 - #maker #newstidbits

Surveillance camera vulnerability could allow hackers to spy on and alter recordings

Tech - TechCrunch - In newly published research, security firm Tenable reveals how popular video surveillance camera software could be manipulated,...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:13:06 - #maker #newstidbits

Photos and videos show Hurricane Florence's terrifying aftermath

Tech - BGR - Although Hurricane Florence's immediate impact on the Carolinas wasn't as bad as some people expected, the rains that have been falling...
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:13:11 - #newstidbits

An artist's surreal view of Australia - created from satellite data captured 700km above Earth

PhysOrg.com - There are more than 4,800 satellites orbiting Earth. They bristle with sensors - trained towards Earth and into space - recording and transmitting...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:04:30 - #newstidbits

Health Tip: Help Support Memory With These Foods

U.S. News - Your diet can play a role in brain health, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says.Research has found that foods in a...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:04:27 - #newstidbits

Papa Goose: A Real Life "Fly Away Home" With Feisty Goslings

Psychology Today - An interview with Michael Quetting, author of "Papa Goose: One Year, Seven Goslings, and the Flight of My Life" and what it was like to be "father...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:04:15 - #newstidbits

6 ways to repress your emotions at work

The Next Web - We are all faced with obstacles at work, and sometimes just going back to work after a holiday can feel like a challenge. We might be faced with...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:40:39 - #newstidbits

How to watch all your fall TV shows after cutting the cord

USATODAY.com Technology News - As the fall television season approaches and a lineup of new and returning series kicks off, we look at your best streaming TV options to catch...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:14:06 - #newstidbits

8 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Job

Life - Psychology Today - Living and learning at work.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:59 - #newstidbits

Shark Tank Valuation

datafireball.com - There is this fantastic TV show Shark Tank from ABC, where startups come to pitch their business to a group of seasoned businessmen/women. The...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:52 - #newstidbits

Category 6 hurricanes? Future storms will be increasingly violent

Think - Big Think - The 21st century is not only projected to see more hurricanes, but also ones so extreme that scientists might need to create a new...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:51 - #newstidbits

Hurricane Florence is so huge, astronauts had to use a super wide-angle lens

Think - Big Think - Every now and then, nature throws out a storm so massive we can only gaze upon it in humbling awe at its fearsome power. When Alexander...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:49 - #newstidbits

Why we're so self-critical of ourselves after meeting someone new

Think - Big Think - We tend to be defensive socially. When we meet new people, we're often concerned with how we're coming off. Our anxiety causes us...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:48 - #newstidbits

Record-Low 12% Cite Economic Issues as Top U.S. Problem

Life - Gallup Headlines - A record-low 12% of Americans mention economic issues as the most important problem facing the nation. Satisfaction with the...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:47 - #newstidbits

More than half of parents of sleep-deprived teens blame electronics

Life - EurekAlert - Fifty-six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe the use of electronics is hurting their child's shut-eye.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:46 - #newstidbits

Injuries associated with infant walkers still sending children to the emergency department

Life - EurekAlert - Although infant walkers provide no benefit to children and pose a significant injury risk, many are still being used in US homes....
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:45 - #newstidbits

Knots and bursts

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - In the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair) lies the impressive Coma Cluster -‚ÄČa structure of...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:44 - #newstidbits

A Solar Filament Erupts

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - What's happened to our Sun?
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:43 - #newstidbits

5 School-Night Routines Every Kid Needs

Life - Psychology Today - Tired of morning chaos?
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:42 - #newstidbits

How to Reduce Anxiety So You Can Feel Calm & Think Clearly

Life - Psychology Today - Who knew ancient yogis and Navy Seals shared a common breathing practice that's proven to reduce anxiety?
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:41 - #newstidbits

Quick and easy test for viral infections reduces hospital admissions and antibiotic use

Life - EurekAlert - A quick and easy test for viral infections can reduce unnecessary antibiotic use and hospital admissions, according to new research...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:13:40 - #newstidbits

Remembering 9/11 in Pictures

National Geographic - Indelible photos mark one of America's darkest days.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:13:05 - #newstidbits

Former Colorado nuke site opens to public as wildlife refuge

PhysOrg.com - Cyclists and hikers explored a newly opened wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado on Saturday, while a protester...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 22:40:01 - #newstidbits

One of the world's rarest animals was just born in Denver

Mashable! - The Denver Zoo welcomed a new member to its family on August 8: an aye-aye lemur! She is super cute, and reminds us why we should take care of...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 22:13:25 - #newstidbits

'First Man' isn't the Neil Armstrong biopic you're expecting. It's better.

Mashable! - First Man is a big film about the small things that went into an enormous event.
It's no spoiler that the climax here is Neil Armstrong's 1969...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:38:20 - #nasa #newstidbits

AmateurLogic 121: Hamfests from Huntsville to Tokyo

AmateurLogic - AmateurLogic.TV Episode 120 is now available for download. In this episode we cover a few new products and fun at Huntsville Hamfest and Tokyo...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:13:02 - #newstidbits

The IRS is warning retirees of this impending surprise tax

CNBC-Top Business - The IRS has put retirees on notice: withhold enough taxes from your retirement income, or else. Here's how to manage.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:39:53 - #retirement #newstidbits

New Apple Watch is luring baby boomers by focusing on health and wellness

CNBC-Top Business - Apple doesn't just want to target millennials with its Apple Watch. Its new medical features are clearly designed for their parents.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:39:51 - #boomer #newstidbits

Don't Let a Disaster Destroy Your Retirement Lifestyle

U.S. News - Learn how to lessen the financial impact of a hurricane, accident or extended illness.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:39:40 - #retirement #newstidbits

5 Benefits of a 401(k) Plan You Haven't Considered

U.S. News - Your company's retirement plan gives you more than an employer match and tax deduction.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:39:39 - #retirement #newstidbits

7 Surprising Ways Retirement Will Change Your Life

U.S. News - Retirement alters the structure of your days, your friendships and even your marriage.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:39:38 - #retirement #newstidbits

ADHD Tied to Raised Risk of Early Parkinson's

U.S. News - People with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:39:37 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

8 Misconceptions About Health Care Costs in Retirement

U.S. News - Identify the triggers that could impact what you'll pay for medical treatment in retirement.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:39:36 - #retirement #newstidbits

4 Tips to Catch Up on Retirement Goals

U.S. News - Feeling behind on saving for retirement? You're not alone.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:13:49 - #retirement #newstidbits

10 Classic and Unique Retirement Gift Ideas

U.S. News - Celebrate your colleague's retirement with one of these thoughtful gifts.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:13:47 - #retirement #newstidbits

In one study, Apple Watch Series 4 was near-perfect in flagging healthy vs. irregular rates

BGR - Much has been made since the unveiling this week of the new Apple Watch, which sports an abundance of health-focused features like its fall-detection...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 18:13:14 - #afib #newstidbits

Social Security doesn't stretch far in Colorado, study says

Denver Post - U.S. retirees collect $1,295 a month on average from Social Security, but that payment won't cover basic living costs in any state, including...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:39:19 - #retirement #newstidbits

Well-Behaved Dogs May Have Happier Owners

Life - Psychology Today - A new study suggests there's a vicious circle between a dog owner's stress levels and the dog's misbehavior when left home...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:39:12 - #newstidbits

When You are Unhappy at Work

Life - Psychology Today - Are you unhappy at work? A few tweaks can make a huge difference.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:39:11 - #newstidbits

Mont Blanc, Meteor, and Milky Way

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mont Blanc, Meteor, and Milky Way
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:39:10 - #newstidbits

The flu is a bad souvenir. Here's how a pilot stays healthy while flying

Tech - Digital Trends - Why is it so common to get sick after a flight? A pilot explains the culprits and offers some tips to stay healthy when traveling...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:39:07 - #newstidbits

Gates Foundation exhibit showcases innovative designs for improving lives in the developing world

GeekWire - In tech-focused Seattle, design might often be thought of as a means to deliver another luxury to consumers who demand an increasing amount of...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:13:16 - #melindagates #gatesfoundation #newstidbits

NASA and Russian officials knock down a conspiracy theory on space station leak

GeekWire - NASA and Russia's space agency issued a joint statement today aimed at quashing viral claims that someone on the International Space Station's...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:13:15 - #nasa #newstidbits

Amazon to surpass Walmart as top U.S. apparel retailer with $30B in annual sales, analyst says

GeekWire - Amazon is becoming a go-to clothing destination for U.S. shoppers. A Wells Fargo analyst expects Amazon's gross apparel and footwear sales to...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:13:14 - #newstidbits

The CEO's Guide to Retirement

Think - HBR.org - "I don't quite know what to do next," said Simon, a media CEO. Simon had been a chief executive for...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:13:12 - #northropgrumman #retirement #verizon #newstidbits

If a pill could replace exercise's benefits, would it be worth it?

Think - Big Think - For sufferers of Alzheimer's, the answer is yes. But replacing movement with a pill is not the best option.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:39:26 - #newstidbits

What to Do If There's No Clear Career Path for You at Your Company

Think - HBR.org - We all know the old script: join a company, work hard, move up the ladder. But it's been decades since...
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:13:17 - #robotics #newstidbits