Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

August 16, 2018

How to Avoid Loneliness When You Work Entirely from Home

Think -- HBR.org - Working from home can be a coveted perk, allowing you to opt out of rush-hour traffic and eliminate the...

August 16, 2018 10:53 PM

Economy a Strength for Trump; Russia, Environment Weaknesses

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Donald Trump's approval rating on the economy exceeds his overall job approval rating by a significant margin, while his ratings...

August 16, 2018 10:52 PM

Snapshot: About One in Four Young Adults Use Marijuana

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Thirteen percent of U.S. adults "regularly" or "occasionally" use marijuana, but the rate is higher among young adults and...

August 16, 2018 10:51 PM

Why Being Middle-Aged May Be the Best Part of Your Life

Life -- Lifehacker - If you had to guess what the best era of a life would be, you might say being young and without responsibilities or old with a retirement...

August 16, 2018 10:51 PM

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Life -- Lifehacker - Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet-no one wants to be chained to a desktop-but it's...

August 16, 2018 10:50 PM

What to Do When You Can't Sleep

Life -- Productivity Theory - You're lying in bed watching the minutes tick by. One hour passes, then another...

August 16, 2018 10:48 PM

First-of-its-kind Parkinson's biomarker guidelines invigorates drive for treatments

Life -- EurekAlert - A slate of guidelines to shape the future of Parkinson's biomarker research have been published in Science Translational Medicine.

August 16, 2018 10:48 PM

Holding the Door Open Is Not That Hard

Life -- Lifehacker - It's not hard. It feels hard! When you walk through a door right before someone else, you need to hold that door open for them,...

August 16, 2018 10:46 PM

Doing This For 10 Minutes Could Reduce Anxiety

Life -- Psychology Today - Research finds that 10 minutes of walking and meditation can improve your mood.

August 16, 2018 10:44 PM

How Much Salt Does Pasta Water Really Need?

Life -- Lifehacker - Well-seasoned water is the foundation of every delicious pasta dish. These days, you'd be hard-pressed to find a pasta recipe that...

August 16, 2018 10:40 PM

The Best Kids' Lunchboxes, According to Our Cleaning Expert

Life -- Lifehacker - Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and author of the New York Times bestselling book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag...

August 16, 2018 10:38 PM

What You're Entitled To If Your Flight Gets Canceled

Life -- Lifehacker - A canceled flight almost always means taking a later one, which can lead to missing your connection, shortening your vacation, and...

August 16, 2018 10:38 PM

13 Things to Remember When You Think You're Not Good Enough

Life -- The Positivity Blog - "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."Eleanor Roosevelt

"You have been criticizing yourself for years,...

August 16, 2018 10:37 PM

Americans' Views on News Content From Internet Companies

Life -- Gallup Headlines - U.S. adults disagree with major internet companies acting as disseminators and editors of news, especially when that content...

August 16, 2018 10:34 PM

U.S. Satisfaction Still Running at Improved Level

Life -- Gallup Headlines - August marks the fifth month in 2018 that at least 35% of Americans have been satisfied with how things are going in the country....

August 16, 2018 10:34 PM

M86 in the Central Virgo Cluster

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Is there a bridge of gas connecting these two great galaxies?

August 16, 2018 10:33 PM

The Best Tripod

Life -- The Wirecutter - After spending 40 hours researching tripods and 15 hours testing four, we found the Vanguard Alta Pro 2+ 263AB100 kit to be...

August 16, 2018 10:31 PM

How the Coffee Industry Is Building a Sustainable Supply Chain in an Unstable Region

Life -- Kellogg Insight - When it comes to growing specialty coffee, few regions compare to the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....

August 16, 2018 10:29 PM

The Best Spotify Playlists for Work Productivity

Life -- Productivity Theory - A good pair of headphones and some jams can go a long way when you're trying to...

August 16, 2018 10:29 PM

U.S. Congressional Approval Steady, Low in August

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans remain unhappy with Congress, with 17% approving of the job the legislature is doing, unchanged from July.

August 16, 2018 10:27 PM

How to Pick a Good Heirloom Tomato

Life -- Lifehacker - I have a good bit of tomato anxiety, particularly over beautiful, delicate heirlooms. I wait all year, dreaming of the simplest,...

August 16, 2018 10:26 PM

Put Words Between Buns, and Other Irresistible Word Art Generators

Life -- Lifehacker - Man, people love to turn a couple of words into a graphic. Put Words Between Buns, a new word art generator from writer and game...

August 16, 2018 10:26 PM

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection

Life -- EurekAlert - In a study of sleep-deprived versus well-rested individuals, UC Berkeley researchers found that the brains of those lacking sufficient...

August 16, 2018 08:18 PM

The Most Important Personality Trait You've Never Heard of

Life -- Psychology Today - The newest personality trait in town is one that has actually been around for decades. It's finally gaining renewed well-deserved...

August 16, 2018 08:17 PM

Cleveland Clinic Remains Top Cardiology/Heart Surgery Hospital

Life -- theheart.org - Rounding out the top five cardiology hospitals are Mayo Clinic, Rochester; Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles;...

August 16, 2018 08:15 PM

What to Know About Money Before You're 20

Life -- Lifehacker - Most young people don't learn the tenets of personal finance in school, but building solid habits throughout your teens and early...

August 16, 2018 08:14 PM

17 Versatile Work Skills Employers Want to See in Potential Employees

Life -- Lifehack - When we look at a job advertisement, it can seem as though employers want an exhaustive list of experience and technical skills from...

August 16, 2018 08:14 PM

Warmer ocean, warmer winter Eurasian climate

Life -- EurekAlert - Studies on the contribution of global oceanic warming to winter Eurasian climate change show that there are warmer winters in Europe...

August 16, 2018 08:13 PM

Herding Cats: A Simple Method for Working with the Disorder of Our Lives

Life -- zenhabits - When we're trying to change our habits and our lives, even if you have some success, you'll notice two longer-term...

August 16, 2018 08:12 PM

How to Calm Down Anxiety When Your Brain is in Overdrive

Life -- Lifehack - We all experience anxiety and stress, and that's a good thing. If we didn't, we would not be human and would be unable to protect...

August 16, 2018 08:12 PM

This Was Due Yesterday: 7 Reasons You Should Plan for Retirement Now

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Duck! Your retirement is coming! It might seem far off, but it's not. How you act now is critical to your future security.


August 16, 2018 08:11 PM

How to Reverse the Decline of Startups

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Gallup's CEO says the key to reviving business startups is to identify young people with rare gifts to build an enterprise.

August 16, 2018 08:11 PM

Top Ten Healthy Habits to Help Seniors Age in Place

Life -- Retirement - Only the Beginning - If you've never really prioritized health before, you may think it's too late now...

August 16, 2018 08:10 PM

National team of researchers identify new genes that may contribute to Alzheimer's disease

Life -- EurekAlert - Researchers have discovered new genes that will further current understanding of the genetic risk factors that predispose people...

August 16, 2018 08:10 PM

The Pencil Nebula in Red and Blue

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - This shock wave plows through interstellar space

August 16, 2018 08:09 PM

How to Set Up Your Environment to Help You Lose Weight

Life -- Psychology Today - If you're struggling to lose weight and can't get your food habits under control, there's a good chance the problem isn't...

August 16, 2018 08:09 PM

You Should Get Your Coffee Before Boarding Your Flight

Life -- Lifehacker - Air travel is draining, and usually requires a cup or coffee (or tea) or two, but you probably want to get your fix before boarding...

August 16, 2018 08:08 PM

How to Stay Sane When Your Baby Is in the NICU

Life -- Lifehacker - When Amanda Sloane went home from the hospital two days after delivery, she left her newborn daughter, Emerie, in the neonatal intensive...

August 16, 2018 08:07 PM

Angry People May Not Be as Smart as They Think

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers report those with trait anger, those who get angry as a disposition, are more likely to overestimate their intelligence...

August 16, 2018 08:07 PM

Higher omega-3 index associated with better brain function in children

Life -- EurekAlert - New research published in the July edition of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, has established a strong correlation between...

August 16, 2018 08:05 PM

Parker Solar Probe Launches to 'Touch the Sun'

Life -- NASA Image of the day - A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe on a mission to touch the Sun, on Sunday,...

August 16, 2018 08:04 PM

How Mindfulness Can Help Your Brain Cope with Rejection

Life -- Mindful - One of your best friends hosts a party without inviting you; your romantic partner seems oblivious to your attempts at conversation;...

August 16, 2018 08:03 PM

Melt-rate of West Antarctic Ice Sheet highly sensitive to changes in ocean temperatures

Life -- EurekAlert - Melting of ice shelves in West Antarctica speeds up and slows down in response to changes in deep ocean temperature, and is far...

August 16, 2018 08:02 PM

EU households waste over 17 billion kg of fresh fruit and vegetables a year

Life -- EurekAlert - A recently published article from the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service, finds that...

August 16, 2018 08:02 PM

How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - AI is massively transforming our world, but there's one thing it cannot do: love. In a visionary talk, computer scientist Kai-Fu...

August 16, 2018 05:10 PM

34 Kids Yoga Exercises That Boost Self Esteem (And Physical Flexibility)

Life -- Lifehack - Kids these days face more challenges than any generation that came before.Between cyber-bullying, the over-use of technology in general...

August 16, 2018 05:01 PM

Breast cancers enlist the help of normal cells to help them spread and survive

Life -- EurekAlert - Australian researchers have uncovered a secret communication hotline between breast cancers and the normal cells surrounding them....

August 16, 2018 04:56 PM

Cycling is the urban transport mode associated with the greatest health benefits

Life -- EurekAlert - A study carried out in seven European cities highlights the role of active transport in good mental health and self-perceived health.

August 16, 2018 04:53 PM

16 Bogus Myths About People Skills that Popular People Already Know

Life -- Lifehack - Being likable, saying yes to everything, always being in a good mood... Our society is governed by rules about what's acceptable and...

August 16, 2018 04:53 PM

Here Are 11 Surprisingly Affordable Cities Where People Are Flocking to Retire

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Last year, there were nearly 20 million Americans between the ages of 60 to 64. If you're one of them, you're probably starting...

August 16, 2018 04:52 PM