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Albertsons Companies Hurricane Relief Fundraising Tops $8 Million. Company Donates Millions in Products and Pledges Continued Partnership with Affected Communities

Justmeans - Company is recognized this week for its longstanding Disaster Relief and Outreach Initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:29:51 - #newstidbits

CVS Health Announces Support for Critical Rebuilding Efforts Following Historic Hurricanes

Justmeans -
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:14:01 - #retirement #newstidbits

T. Rowe Price: Parents of Only Boys Place Greater Priority on College Than Parents of Only Girls

Justmeans - Parents of all boys are saving more and willing to spend more on their kids' college education than parents of all girls
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:14:00 - #retirement #newstidbits

Visa Launches Online Tool to Help Connect Families to Essential Supplies in Wake of Disasters

Justmeans - Hurricane Area Store Locator Helps Impacted Residents Find Gas, Groceries
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:13:59 - #newstidbits

The 10 Best Small Cities To Live In, According to Money Magazine

Fifty - The Huffington Post - Let's make some moves! 🏡
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:57:01 - #newstidbits

7 Ways To Save Money When You Die

Fifty - The Huffington Post - Do you have any idea how much a funeral can cost?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:57:00 - #newstidbits

Creative Exercises to Add to Your Daily Routine

FITaspire - Today I'm excited to share a guest post to help you find creative ways to incorporate exercise/movement into your day. So many of us have packed...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:59 - #newstidbits

There are now 30 million paid music subscribers in the US

The Verge - More than 30 million people pay for music subscriptions in the US, according to the latest figures released by the Recording Industry Association...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:56 - #newstidbits

A Step-By-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Kitchen Appliances the Right Way

Life - The Penny Hoarder - After cleaning the bathroom, my least favorite chore is cleaning my kitchen appliances.
No matter how carefully I tidy up...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:49 - #newstidbits

National Geographic Announces Winners of 'Chasing Genius', a Global Call for Transformational Ideas to Improve the Well-Being of Our People and Planet

Justmeans - Meet the winners of @NatGeo's #ChasingGenius and their innovative ideas to protect our planet & people
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:44 - #newstidbits

All the stuff you can do with iPhone 8 that you couldn't with iPhone 7

Popular Science - Here's what that upgrade will get you.

Dig into what upgrading to the iPhone 8 actually gets you.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:28:34 - #iphone7 #newstidbits

Your Social Security number may not be secure. But how could we replace it?

Denver Post - But with an ever-growing number of companies asking for Social Security numbers - and then hit by cyber breaches exposing them - experts say...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:28:32 - #newstidbits

Irma may speed the end of orange juice

Denver Post - Hurricane Irma plundered Florida's orange belt, leaving a trail of uprooted trees, downed fruit and flooded groves worse than anything growers...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:28:30 - #newstidbits

U.S. Postal Service hiring at least 1,000 employees in Colorado

Denver Post - The postal service is looking to fill a variety of different shifts, with wages ranging from $12.00 to $17.40 per hour.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:28:29 - #newstidbits

Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger on innovative thinking, intellectual curiosity and that fateful day on the Hudson

GeekWire - Just a second while I pick my jaw up off the floor. OK, there we go - today on the second day of Smartsheet's Engage conference, the keynote...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:06:06 - #newstidbits

Obama shares message of 'relentless optimism' in speech and chat with Bill and Melinda Gates

GeekWire - Former President Barack Obama addressed the Goalkeepers gathering in New York City on Wednesday and shared the message of relentless optimism...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:06:03 - #melindagates #billgates #newstidbits

Controlled Sleep Deprivation May Help Reduce Depression

Life - Neuroscience News - According to a new study, controlled sleep deprivation in an inpatient setting can have a significant impact on symptoms...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:42 - #newstidbits

Key to Loss of Smell in Parkinson's Discovered

Life - Neuroscience News - Loss of the sense of smell is a common symptom of Parkinson's disease that often precedes motor deficits. A new study may...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:41 - #newstidbits

How, and Why, to Try Running Totally Barefoot

Life - Lifehacker - Barefoot running is like skinny-dipping: Something that's already pretty fun becomes exhilarating and memorable when you're more...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:40 - #newstidbits

Suomi NPP Satellite Captures Thermal Image of Hurricane Maria

Life - NASA Image of the day - The VIIRS instrument on NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a thermal image of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20 at 2:12...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:39 - #nasa #newstidbits

Creativity Doesn't Appear as Flash Even for the Most Creative People

Life - Lifehack - People often talk about creativity and inspiration as if it is a thing totally distinct from them. That ideas generate themselves...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:38 - #newstidbits

What Doctors Want Kids (and Parents) to Know About Getting Tattoos

Life - Lifehacker - For the first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidance on safe tattoos, piercings, and scarification for young...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:37 - #newstidbits

The most Martian place on Earth | Armando Azua-Bustos

Life - TEDTalks Videos - How can you study Mars without a spaceship? Head to the most Martian place on Earth -- the Atacama Desert in Chile. Astrobiologist...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:05:36 - #newstidbits

Best Google Chrome extensions to enhance your security and productivity

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - If you are a Google Chrome user and you're not making use of extensions, then you are really missing out. Here is a selection of...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:13:36 - #newstidbits

Nerf guns are dangerous again, according to doctors who hate fun

BGR - Unlike many toy fads that come and go, Nerf guns have withstood the test of time. Whether it's the bright colors and comically oversized darts,...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:39:32 - #newstidbits

Google Pixel 2 XL will reportedly cost $849 for 64GB, $949 for 128GB

The Verge - Google plans to announce full details on its next Pixel smartphones - the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL - at an event on October 4th. As that date moves...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:14:01 - #newstidbits

Tiller is a little puck that tracks where your time has gone

The Verge - Do you ever wonder how long you spend reading emails or doing research? A little device named Tiller may be able to get you an answer.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:58 - #newstidbits

Hurricane Maria proves how difficult it is to predict a storm's devastation

Popular Science - It exploded from a tropical storm to a category five in just 27 hours.

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are in the path of...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:53 - #newstidbits

11 new iOS 11 features to try

Popular Science - Augmented reality, a redesigned App Store, and other new tricks your iPhone just learned.

Apple's latest mobile operating system...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:52 - #newstidbits

Siri has a peppy new voice. But that's not the most important thing.

Popular Science - We spoke to vocal experts about the digital assistant's new pipes.

Have you heard? Siri, the virtual persona that speaks...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:51 - #newstidbits

New adviser to Governor John Hickenlooper will focus on aging-related issues

Denver Post - A grant from a new nonprofit group will allow Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to hire a senior adviser focused solely on issues related to aging.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:50 - #newstidbits

Sprawling 62-acre estate in Aspen listed at $25.5 million

Denver Post - The house has 17 sets of French doors to transport you to one of six luxurious outdoor patio areas, each surrounded by perennial gardens and...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:49 - #newstidbits

Birth of a glitch? Amazon customers receive errant messages about baby registry purchases

GeekWire - GeekWire is having a baby! Or so Amazon thinks. Today we joined the group of confused Amazon customers receiving receipts saying someone had...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:44 - #newstidbits

The Gartner Aspiring Innovators for 2017

Think - Gartner Blog Network - For the third time, we ran a programme at this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town that highlights local high...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:13:34 - #newstidbits

Equifax Suffered Earlier Breach in March

Infosec - Threatpost - Equifax suffered another breach of its systems, back in March, the company revealed Monday.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:40:04 - #newstidbits

8 Sneaky Mind Games Grocery Stores Play to Get You to Spend More Money

Life - The Penny Hoarder - You think you have your grocery store figured out.
You shop the perimeter to focus on fresh food instead of getting swayed...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:40:02 - #newstidbits

Your Credit Cards May Also Have Been Compromised in the Equifax Hack

Life - Lifehacker - It's hard to fathom the extent of the Equifax data hack-millions of Social Security numbers were taken-and by now you've learned...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:40:01 - #newstidbits

Northern Lights Over Canada

Life - NASA Image of the day - The spectacular aurora borealis, or the "northern lights," over Canada is sighted from the International Space Station...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:40:00 - #nasa #newstidbits

How to Prepare to Work From Home

Life - Lifehacker - The day before you work from home, remember to transfer any important files, as Fast Company points out in their guide to working...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:39:59 - #newstidbits

You Need A Shoebox Full of Birthday Cards, Organized by Month

Life - Lifehacker - Have you ever heard of emotional labor? The concept has been around since the sociologist Arlie Hochschild defined the term in 1983....
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:39:58 - #newstidbits

Economic Confidence Up Slightly as Expectations Brighten

Life - Gallup Headlines - Americans were slightly more confident in the economy last week, largely because of their improving expectations for the future.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:39:57 - #newstidbits #outlook

After Equifax, Can Our Data Ever Be Safe?

Think - Knowledge@Wharton - The Equifax hacking has highlighted the risks consumers face when using their Social Security numbers for verification purposes....
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:39:56 - #newstidbits

Wind, Warm Water Revved Up Melting Antarctic Glaciers

NASA JPL - The flow speeds of Antarctica's fastest-accelerating glaciers in 2008-2014 likely increased because of warm water blown into their bay by La...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:39:53 - #newstidbits

The next step before Colorado can get that cool hyperloop |

Enterprise - Digital Colorado - A 9-month feasibility study is just the next step in bringing Hyperloop to Colorado.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:14:22 - #newstidbits

Apple iOS 11 is out today: check out these cool features

Enterprise - CRN - Latest version of Apple's operating system for iPhone, iPad rolling out.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:14:20 - #newstidbits

Google to announce $49 Google Home Mini in October: Report

Enterprise - ZDNet News - Google is planning to release a miniature version of its Google Home smart speaker with Google Assistant. It's said to cost $49,...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:14:18 - #newstidbits

Amazon's Colorado workforce is growing, company wants to share details of workforce education program in Colorado

Enterprise - Digital Colorado - When staff members walk into Amazon's Thornton warehouse when it opens next year one of the first things they'll see is a...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:14:13 - #newstidbits

T-Mobile, Sprint merger talks reportedly back on

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - CNBC reports that the companies are in active talks about a stock-for-stock merger that would leave Deutsche Telekom as the majority...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:14:06 - #newstidbits

Google Chrome: Make your browser faster and more stable

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Google Chrome is the most popular browser, and with good reason. But even Chrome can sometimes do with a spring-clean to keep it...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:14:03 - #newstidbits

iOS 11 rolls out today with Safari anti-tracking: Here's why advertisers hate it

Enterprise - ZDNet News - Ad industry pleads for Apple to change tack with Safari's new privacy feature.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:13:48 - #newstidbits