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Breckenridge Resort Extends Ski Season Through Memorial Day

U.S. News - A Colorado resort plans to extend its ski and snowboard season through Memorial Day.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:13:11 - #newstidbits

Storm: 4,300+ flights already axed as cancellations stretch into Tuesday

Media - USATODAY - News Top Stories - Airlines have canceled more than 4,100 flights since Friday and problems extend into Tuesday. For Sunday, Boston...
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:13:10 - #newstidbits

The unexpected first jobs of famous scientists

Think - Big Think - First jobs can have often contradictory expectations and feel like an odd fit for your talents.If you feel that way, you're not alone:...
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:13:09 - #newstidbits

Brain training app improves users' concentration, study shows

Life - EurekAlert - A new 'brain training' game designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge improves users' concentration, according to new...
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:13:08 - #newstidbits

Infographic: Reducing Your Alzheimer's Risk

WebMD - WebMD's infographic details ways you can keep your brain sharp and reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:13:17 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

A New Way to Help Manage Parkinson's

Scientific American - A broader range of treatments for this disorder offers patients a more personalized approach
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:13:16 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Apple's iPhone SE sneaks back into smartphone marketplace - for a few hours, at least

Media - USATODAY - Tech Top Stories - Apple has quietly begun making the smaller iPhone SE available again. It quit selling the smartphone two years...
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:13:10 - #newstidbits

A Model Retirement in Store for This Maryland Doctor

U.S. News - When Dr. Allen Ditto retires on Jan. 31, he has plans for the fine motor and problem-solving skills he honed during his almost 40-year medical...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:14 - #retirement #newstidbits

How Your Retirement Will Be Different From Your Parents'

U.S. News - Future retirees face a longer life expectancy and a smaller safety net.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:12 - #retirement #newstidbits

Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan

U.S. News - More than 70 percent of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:11 - #diabetes #newstidbits

10 Retirees Share Their Biggest Regrets

U.S. News - Learn what can go wrong during retirement to help steer your plans.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:10 - #retirement #newstidbits

Heart-Healthy Living Also Wards Off Type 2 Diabetes

U.S. News - There could be an added bonus to keeping your cardiovascular...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:09 - #diabetes #newstidbits

How Investing Can Make Early Retirement Possible for Middle-Class Earners

U.S. News - Planning ahead, even if you're middle class, can make early retirement possible.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:08 - #retirement #newstidbits

Health Tip: Don't Ignore Changes in Skin Color

U.S. News - You should never ignore a change in skin color, especially if you have cancer, the American Cancer Society says.A change...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:07 - #cancer #newstidbits

Bush, Obama and the Mythology of Leadership

U.S. News - The real power of leadership may be held in the system. And followers must hold the leader accountable.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:06 - #power #newstidbits

Why Is Uterine Cancer on the Rise?

U.S. News - Research indicates that the increase in obesity in the U.S. can be correlated with the rise in uterine cancer deaths.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:42:05 - #cancer #newstidbits

Dr. Seuss-themed restaurant opening in Colorado - Sometimes you come up with a good idea, other times, it falls into your lap and you just have to roll with it. A Fort Collins man opening up...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 23:13:44 - #newstidbits

Here's What's Open and Closed on Martin Luther King Day

Media - Time - Newsfeed - On January 21, 2019, Americans all over will most likely have the day off. On this day we honor the work of famous civil rights...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:39 - #newstidbits

5 Ways to Avoid Taxes on Social Security Benefits

Life - Kiplinger - You may need to pay income taxes on a portion of your Social Security benefits, based on your income. But knowing the rules and a...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:33 - #retirement #newstidbits

Moving More in Old Age May Protect Brain From Dementia

Life - Neuroscience News - According to researchers, older adults who move more than average may be better protected from dementia symptoms. The study...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:32 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Liver cancer patients can be treated for Hep C infection

Life - EurekAlert - A large, multi-center study refutes earlier suggestions that antiviral drugs for treating hepatitis C may lead to a higher recurrence...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:31 - #cancer #newstidbits

Taxes in Retirement: How All 50 States Tax Retirees

Life - Kiplinger - Retirees relocate for lots of different reasons, from the weather to proximity to grandchildren. Moving from a pricey part of the...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:30 - #retirement #newstidbits

Antibodies to a retina protein to be used as a kidney cancer marker

Life - EurekAlert - Sechenov University together with their German colleagues suggest a new highly sensitive, quick, and pain-free method for diagnosing...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:29 - #cancer #newstidbits

New therapeutic avenue in the fight against chronic liver disease

Life - EurekAlert - A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:28 - #cancer #newstidbits

How gut bacteria affect the treatment of Parkinson's disease

Life - EurekAlert - Patients with Parkinson's disease are treated with levodopa, which is converted into dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain....
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:27 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Impacts and Perceptions of Career-Focused Education

Life - Gallup Headlines - Career and vocational school graduates have increased opportunities to quickly find jobs that align with their education and...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:41:26 - #newstidbits

How to Avoid Getting Hacked After Data Breaches

Infosec - The Mac Security Blog - You've undoubtedly heard about some high-profile data breaches; some of the biggest companies in the world have had user...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:13:25 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

IBM HR made me lie to US govt, says axed VP in age-discrim legal row: I was ordered to cover up layoffs of older workers

Enterprise - The Register - Big Blue brands claim 'outlandish' in non-denial denial
A former senior executive at IBM has claimed she was ordered to lie to...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 22:13:15 - #ibm #newstidbits

Uber is exploring autonomous bikes and scooters

Tech - TechCrunch - Uber is looking to integrate autonomous technology into its bike and scooter-share programs. Details are scarce, but according...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:40:33 - #robotics #newstidbits

Chevy built a massive, 3,000-pound Lego replica of its Silverado truck

Tech - Mashable - If you've ever wondered what a full-sized pickup truck would look like in Lego form, Chevrolet and Lego have you covered.
The two...
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:13:14 - #robotics #newstidbits

Rare 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' will be visible this weekend

Tech - Mashable - A "Super Blood Wolf Moon" is the combination of the year's first full moon, "super moon" and a total lunar eclipse.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:41:30 - #newstidbits

Here's how to check whether your blood pressure meds are recalled over possible cancer risk

Media - USATODAY - News Top Stories - Numerous blood pressure medications in recent months have been recalled over concerns of possibly carcinogenic...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:13:04 - #cancer #newstidbits

Here are the retirement destinations with the best weather

Media - CNBC - Business - A new report by International Living, a guide to retirement abroad, ranks destinations to spend your later decades by their...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:51:30 - #retirement #newstidbits

Public Opinion, the Wall and Views of Government

Life - Gallup Headlines - The border debate pits the two issues Americans name as the country's most important problems, government and immigration,...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:29 - #newstidbits

10 Signs of Disease That Are Written All Over Your Face

Life - Reader's Digest - Dry, flaky skin or lips

This is a common warning sign of dehydration. It may also indicate a more serious problem that affects...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:28 - #diabetes #newstidbits

30 Genius Retirement Gifts Everyone Will Love

Life - Reader's Digest - For active types: a nostalgia-worthy modern camera
If they're into the best tech gifts, traveling, and capturing priceless...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:27 - #retirement #newstidbits

The 6 Best Vanguard Index Funds for 2019 and Beyond

Life - Kiplinger - Investing icon Warren Buffett advises investors to stash 90% of their money in a Standard & Poor's 500-stock index fund and keep...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:25 - #retirement #warrenbuffett #newstidbits

Record-Low 46% of Women Pleased With Society's Treatment

Life - Gallup Headlines - A record-low 46% of U.S. women are satisfied with the way women are treated in society, but 57% are satisfied with the position...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:24 - #newstidbits

Is Your Tween Ready for a Smartphone?

Life - Psychology Today - Bill Gates waited until his daughter was 14 to give her a smartphone. Maybe he and others who choose to wait intuit what some...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:23 - #billgates #newstidbits

The cytoskeleton of neurons has been found to be involved in Alzheimer's disease

Life - EurekAlert - A researcher at the UPV/EHU has participated in a study describing what it is during the early stages of Alzheimer's that triggers...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:22 - #alzheimer #newstidbits

Nanoparticle breakthrough in the fight against cancer

Life - EurekAlert - A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:21 - #cancer #newstidbits

Schizophrenia Is a Brain Disease

Life - Psychology Today - Though commonly referred to as mental illness, schizophrenia belongs in the same classification as brain diseases along with...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:20 - #parkinsons #newstidbits

Worried You're Never Going to Be Able to Retire?

Life - Kiplinger - Five common threats to your retirement (and how you can tackle them now).
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:13:19 - #retirement #newstidbits

How Digital Transformation May Impact Your Job

Enterprise - ChannelE2E - To keep Millennials and Generation Z continuously developing themselves and engaged, your company should transform into more autonomous...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:14:01 - #newstidbits

Here's how to check if your email was one of 773m affected in major data leak

Enterprise - Silicon Republic - A newly-discovered data leak has been highlighted by cybersecurity researcher Troy Hunt, who maintains the Have I Been Pwned...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:57 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

Photo battle between the iPhone and the Pixel has a surprising winner

Tech - BGR - For as amazing as camera quality on the iPhone is today, the original iPhone camera was nothing to write home about. Equipped with nothing...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:37 - #newstidbits

Time to change your passwords: Data breach exposes 773 million email address, 21 million passwords

Tech - Liliputing - Troy Hunt, the security researcher behind the HaveIBeenPwned website has added a massive list of compromised email addresses and...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:44:38 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

Bill Gates says these technologies are helping to eradicate disease

Tech - GeekWire - Bill Gates speaks at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing in November.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:44:37 - #melindagates #billgates #gatesfoundation #cancer #newstidbits

Relativity Space gets a historic place to use for its Cape Canaveral launch pad in Florida

Tech - GeekWire - An artist's conception shows Relativity Space's Terran 1 rocket taking off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:44:36 - #nasa #spacex #ula #newstidbits

How Retirement Changes Your Identity

Think - - Teresa Amabile, professor at Harvard Business School, is approaching her own retirement by researching how ending your work career...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:13:17 - #retirement #newstidbits