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10 Ways to Test How Left/Right Dominant You Are

Life - Psychology Today - Your body is "programmed" to your dominant hand.
Mon, 25 May 2020 03:35:58 - #newstidbits

Java Programming Language Celebrates Its 25th Birthday. What's Next?

Slashdot - May 23rd marks the 25th anniversary of the day Sun Microsystems introduced Java to the world, notes InfoWorld.
Looking at both the present and...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:37:03 - #oracle #ibm #redhat #devkit #coronavirus #newstidbits

Bill Gates Says This Is the Most Important Thing We Should All Be Doing Right Now

Girl Power: Female CEOs - - In a recent blog post, the Microsoft founder offers a useful tip for being intentional about your time. Right now, that's more important than...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:37:02 - #microsoft #billgates #newstidbits

President Trump Will Attend First NASA Astronaut Launch in More Than a Decade

Media - Time - Science - President Donald Trump plans to be on the Florida coast Wednesday to watch American astronauts blast into...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:36 - #nasa #spacex #newstidbits

What Parents Should Know About Coronavirus as Kids Return to Babysitters, Day Cares and Camps

Media - ProPublica
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:35 - #diabetes #coronavirus #newstidbits

Way too many browser tabs open? These apps can help.

Tech - Mashable - How many tabs do you have open in your web browser right now? A tab with a story to read later. A tab with that social media profile...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:34 - #newstidbits

Hackers release a new jailbreak that unlocks every iPhone

Tech - TechCrunch - A renowned iPhone hacking team has released a new "jailbreak" tool that unlocks every iPhone, even the most recent models running...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:33 - #android #newstidbits

Might COVID-19 Quarantine Lead to Chronic Social Isolation?

Life - Psychology Today - Sheltering-in-place is for safety, and the world now looks so much different with COVID-19 precautionary face coverings. Will...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:28 - #coronavirus #newstidbits

Knowing Your Self in Alzheimer's Dementia

Life - Psychology Today - Many people fear Alzheimer's Dementia and assume that it is associated with 'losing' your sense of self, but in some cases...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:27 - #alzheimer #dementia #newstidbits

Multiple sclerosis risk 29% higher for people living in urban areas

Life - Neuroscience News - Higher levels of air pollution associated with urban living could put people at a 29% increased risk of multiple sclerosis.
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:26 - #ms #newstidbits

Is Craft Booming in COVID Because We're Starved for Touch?

Life - Psychology Today - In the absence of human contact, people are turning to another type of touch to ease their stress during the pandemic.
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:25 - #newstidbits

Can Dogs See in the Dark?

Life - Reader's Digest - Dog owners know that dogs are the best companion to have when out for a walk, on a hike, or simply enjoying quality time together...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:24 - #newstidbits

Planting Calendar: When to Plant These Popular Vegetables

Life - Reader's Digest - With the current interest in vegetables and other home-grown produce at its highest level in decades, we all want to know how...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:23 - #newstidbits

JPMorgan Chase Forecasts Minimum 10 Pct Unemployment Up To Q1 2021

Media - - As they lowered their 2021 growth outlook and forecast an unemployment rate at 10 percent at a minimum through the first quarter...
Mon, 25 May 2020 02:13:21 - #coronavirus #newstidbits #outlook

The lesser-known traits of great leadership

Enterprise - Silicon Republic - Leadership is something that many people aspire to. Leaders can take different shapes, whether they're a CEO, a team manager...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:35:39 - #cybersecurity #ai #coronavirus #newstidbits

How to Find a Bridge Job Second Career

U.S. News - Start planning now for the bridge job that will take you into retirement.
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:35:35 - #retirement #newstidbits

Large Study Finds No Benefit - and Potential Harm - in Using Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

Media - Time - Science - In the largest observational study thus far investigating the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, researchers...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:35:31 - #diabetes #coronavirus #ventilator #newstidbits

As boomers hand over the keys to the stock market, sustainability-minded younger investors let their consciences lead - Top Stories - The question of priorities has long complicated how ESG investing is viewed across generations: detractors warn that the full potential of profits...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:35:29 - #boomer #newstidbits

10 iOS Security Tips to Lock Down Your iPhone

Infosec - Dark Reading - Mobile security experts share their go-to advice for protecting iPhones from hackers, thieves, and fraudsters.
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:34 - #newstidbits

Grandmother posting Facebook photos of her grandchildren violates GDPR privacy rule, court says

Tech - The Verge - A grandmother in the Netherlands has until this weekend to remove photos of her grandchildren...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:32 - #gdpr #newstidbits

Microsoft Edge's latest update can finally sync your extensions

Tech - The Verge - The latest stable version of Microsoft's Edge browser finally adds support for extension...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:31 - #microsoft #newstidbits

Microsoft Solitaire turns 30 years old today and still has 35 million monthly players

Tech - The Verge - Microsoft's Solitaire game is turning 30 years old today. Microsoft...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:30 - #microsoft #newstidbits

26 Fascinating Facts About the Human Body

Life - Mental Floss - Did you know that people are the only animals with chins? Here are 26 facts about the human body you might not know.
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:27 - #newstidbits

14 Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Life - Kiplinger - The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has sent global markets into bear territory and economies into recession. And as the pandemic stretches...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:26 - #warrenbuffett #coronavirus #newstidbits

How to Get Free T-Mobile Service If You're a First Responder

Life - Lifehacker - T-Mobile is currently offering first responders the opportunity to get free mobile service from the carrier for the next 10 years.Read...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:25 - #t-mobile #newstidbits

Cockle shells picked to treat dog cancer

Life - - The calcium mineral from which many shellfish, such as cockles, make their shells can be used to form nanoparticles. These nanoparticles...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:24 - #cancer #newstidbits

Reviewing Remote Work in the U.S. Under COVID-19

Life - Gallup Headlines - A majority of U.S. employees say they are working remotely at least sometimes, and half say they would want to continue doing...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:23 - #newstidbits

Interview: Maria Shriver on Alzheimer's and Women's Health

Life - Psychology Today - Maria Shriver shares a new myth-busting report backed by science that may explain why women are at greater risk for Alzheimer's...
Mon, 25 May 2020 01:13:22 - #alzheimer #dementia #newstidbits

Prepare to be tracked and tested as you return to work

Think - MIT Technology Review - A day in the life of Salesforce workers will look very different when they return to the software company's offices.
Mon, 25 May 2020 00:35:53 - #cisco #robotics #wearables #salesforce #coronavirus #newstidbits

TIAA reduces client service complexity with digital twin

Enterprise - CIO - For more than a hundred years, the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA) has been...
Mon, 25 May 2020 00:13:26 - #retirement #newstidbits

Startpage private search engine now an option for Vivaldi browser

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - If you do not want the big tech companies to capitalise on your internet searches, try the Startpage search engine.
Mon, 25 May 2020 00:13:25 - #vivaldi #newstidbits

Warren Buffett Says Your Long Term Success Comes Down to These Traits

Girl Power: Female CEOs - - One of your best investments will be to do business with this type of person.
Mon, 25 May 2020 00:13:18 - #warrenbuffett #newstidbits

Forecasters Predict Busy 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

U.S. News - Government forecasters are predicting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season with the possibility of 13 to 19 named storms.
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:34:48 - #hurricane #newstidbits

Home Chef delivers data breach news linked to darknet sale of 8m customer records

Infosec - The Daily Swig - Meal-preppers warned to watch out for phishing attacks
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:34:33 - #databreach #phishing #newstidbits

Fitbit launches a COVID-19 early detection study, and you can join from the Fitbit app

Tech - TechCrunch - Fitbit's activity-tracking wearable devices are already being used by a number of academic institutions to determine if they might...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:25 - #wearables #coronavirus #newstidbits

A common drug that costs $25 a month may save coronavirus patients' lives

Tech - BGR - A common blood pressure drug that's been used by millions of people might reduce the risk in coronavirus patients of severe respiratory...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:24 - #cancer #coronavirus #newstidbits

Chrome 83 is rolling out and full of changes big and small

Tech - Chrome Unboxed - Chrome OS 83 is now rolling out to Windows, MacOS, and Linux with Chrome OS 83 on the way next week. In light of the pandemic,...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:23 - #microsoft #chromebook #cybersecurity #phishing #newstidbits

T-Mobile will provide free wireless service to first responder agencies for 10 years

Tech - GeekWire - T-Mobile said it will save first responder agencies up to $7.7 billion over the next 10 years with a new initiative that provides...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:22 - #smartphone #t-mobile #iphone-se #newstidbits

Exercise improves memory and boosts blood flow to brain

Life - Neuroscience News - Following a one year program of aerobic exercise improves memory function and boosts blood flow to brain areas critical for...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:18 - #dementia #newstidbits

14 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit

Life - Kiplinger - Emergency season got off to an early start in 2020. Though the Atlantic Hurricane season officially starts on June 1, the first named...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:17 - #hurricane #coronavirus #newstidbits

How to meaningfully reconnect with those who have dementia | Anne Basting

Life - TEDTalks Videos - By incorporating art and creativity into elder care settings, gerontologist Anne Basting helps families reconnect with loved...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:16 - #dementia #newstidbits

Recessions scar young people their entire lives, even into retirement

Life - - It is well-established that recessions hit young people the hardest.
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:15 - #retirement #newstidbits

Cancer researchers gain valuable insights through a comprehensive review of Clioquinol

Life - EurekAlert - Researchers at Karmanos Cancer Institute of Wayne State University compiled the latest cancer research on clioquinol (CQ), an anti-fungal/anti-protozoal...
Sun, 24 May 2020 23:13:14 - #cancer #newstidbits

A nanostructure that stimulates growth of stem cells for Parkinson's disease treatment

Life - - Researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a nanostructure that can stimulate neural stem cells to differentiate...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:34:56 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

New mobile health tool measures hemoglobin without drawing blood

Life - - Researchers have developed a way to use smartphone images of a person's eyelids to assess blood hemoglobin levels. The ability to...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:34:55 - #smartphone #newstidbits

Healthcare rationing could see 'unlawful deaths' from COVID-19, researchers claim

Life - EurekAlert - Current medical guidelines risk unlawful deaths of patients -- with doctors, hospitals, and even the government potentially liable...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:34:54 - #coronavirus #ventilator #newstidbits

More Americans Venturing Out in Public; Most Still Isolating

Life - Gallup Headlines - The percentage of Americans who said they avoided small gatherings or public places declined eight and six points last week,...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:34:53 - #newstidbits

Need a Whole Solution for Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease?

Life - Psychology Today - The 40 million unpaid caregivers of people with dementia and their paid colleagues are heroes on the front lines of COVID-19....
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:34:52 - #alzheimer #dementia #coronavirus #newstidbits

How Walmart Is Preparing For Consumers' Long-Term Shift To Digital

Media - - That consumers have relocated their lives online in response to the pandemic is an easily visible fact when you look at earnings...
Sun, 24 May 2020 22:13:26 - #ecommerce #coronavirus #newstidbits

Democrats Want Probe Of Possible Uber-Grubhub Merger

Media - - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Min.) wants officials to look into potential antitrust violations involving Uber's possible acquisition of...
Sun, 24 May 2020 21:13:20 - #acquisition #newstidbits