Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

February 19, 2019

New Facebook phishing scam could fool users into providing passwords

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - Last week, Apple and Google were called out by human rights organisations for hosting an app that could be used to track the...

February 19, 2019 06:35 PM

How To Implement A Family Calendar, No Matter How Old Your Kids Are

Life -- Asian Efficiency - If you're a parent, I'll bet that you have lived through some version of this story from one of the moms on the AE team years...

February 19, 2019 06:33 PM

Understanding Shifts in Democratic Party Ideology

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Explore trends in the makeup of the Democratic Party, plus what the rising liberal faction and shrinking moderate and conservative...

February 19, 2019 06:33 PM

5 Keys To A Great Retirement

Life -- The Retirement Manifesto - Can you imagine having the opportunity to study two decades worth of retirement research, and gleaning the keys to...

February 19, 2019 06:32 PM

11 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips That Won't Break the Bank

Life -- Reader's Digest - Explore the mysteries of Angkor Wat - This temple complex, as big as a city in Siem Reap, Cambodia, was built as a Hindu temple...

February 19, 2019 06:32 PM

What It's Really Like to Live with Gout

Life -- Reader's Digest - Lex Leonard's feet had bothered her since her 20s. As a former junior high school teacher-and then social worker-Leonard spent...

February 19, 2019 06:31 PM

DNA Variants Significantly Influence Body Fat Distribution

Life -- Neuroscience News - Findings from a new study shed light on how genes predispose some to becoming obese and increase diabetes risks.

February 19, 2019 06:31 PM

How Do People Around The World Plan For Retirement?

Life -- Retirement - Only the Beginning - Globally, most governments provide for some form of social security and retirement...

February 19, 2019 06:30 PM

How to Learn a New Language Fast (A Step-By-Step Guide)

Life -- Lifehack - Learning a second language is something we can all do and should do at some point in our life. Not only does it exercise our brains,...

February 19, 2019 06:30 PM

Amazon aims to make half of its shipments carbon neutral by 2030

Tech -- TechCrunch - Perhaps hoping to distract from Greenpeace's latest report on its "dirty cloud, Amazon this morning announced a new environmental...

February 19, 2019 06:06 PM

Massive leak reveals key details about Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup

Tech -- BGR - A new research report from reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo details a number of intriguing new features Apple is planning to...

February 19, 2019 05:53 PM

February 18, 2019

Record High Name Government as Most Important Problem

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Thirty-five percent of Americans name the government as the greatest problem facing the U.S., the highest percentage Gallup...

February 18, 2019 07:50 PM

A storm is coming

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - Since Pluto's demotion from fully-fledged planet to dwarf planet, Neptune holds the title of outermost planet in the Solar System....

February 18, 2019 07:49 PM

Digital transformation: 5 signs your organization is stalled

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - Digital transformation takes time and patience - so how can you tell when you need to shift to gain momentum? Look...

February 18, 2019 07:48 PM

Chrome to patch loophole that allows sites to block Incognito mode users

Tech -- The Verge - Future versions of Chrome will fix a loophole that lets websites detect and block users who attempt to access them using the browser's...

February 18, 2019 07:18 PM

Marriott wants guests' data so it can tell them if their data was stolen

Tech -- Digital Trends - Marriott has created an online form to help you find out if your data was stolen in the massive Starwood hack that came to light...

February 18, 2019 05:54 PM

11 Silent Signs of Heart Trouble You Shouldn't Ignore

Readers Digest -- Can't finish that one-mile run anymore? It could be your heart.

February 18, 2019 06:17 AM

Aging Americans are a big market for tech investors, who also want to track their parents

Media -- CNBC - Business - Techies are finding new uses for consumer devices to help monitor their aging parents, who are increasingly opting to live...

February 18, 2019 06:06 AM

New Sonic Encounters Ambient Soundscape "Of Snow and Light"

Mark Mosher -- "Of Snow and Light" is episode 8 of the Sonic Encounters podcast season 2. It's an original soundscape featuring some warm classic synth sounds...

February 18, 2019 06:05 AM

The Beautiful Truths about being a Highly Sensitive Person

Life -- Psychology Today - You are most likely a deep thinker, an intuitive feeler, and an extraordinary observer. You are prone to existential depression...

February 18, 2019 06:04 AM

Parents Can Be Arrested For Their Kid's House Party

Life -- Psychology Today - 5 "Host Law" charges that parents face.

February 18, 2019 05:01 AM

Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?

Scientific American -- A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different...

February 18, 2019 04:09 AM

Will there be a market for the coming explosion of electric cars?

FastCompany -- EVs will become as cheap to own as gas-powered vehicles in 2022, even with no tax breaks or subsidies. But can we count on car buyers make the...

February 18, 2019 04:08 AM

How to Watch the Super Snow Moon, the Biggest Supermoon of 2019

TIME -- Good news for sky watchers and selenophiles, the next full moon is set to be the biggest and brightest of the year, according to NASA. the "super...

February 18, 2019 04:06 AM

How to Treat Pancreatic Cancer

U.S. News -- While progress may be slow, medical advances have improved outcomes and promise better care in the future.

February 18, 2019 04:01 AM

A Patient's Guide to Ovarian Cancer

U.S. News -- Know the basics on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment to help as you battle the disease.

February 18, 2019 04:01 AM

What's the catch? Red Sox players decide on new or old glove

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - It's early in spring training, time to get the new mitt ready. Or is it? For the World Series champion Boston...

February 18, 2019 03:49 AM

U.S. proposes Medicare coverage for CAR-T cancer therapies

Media -- Reuters - Health - The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday proposed Medicare coverage of approved CAR-T cell therapies...

February 18, 2019 03:42 AM

Life after cancer: More survivors living longer, facing new health challenges

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - More cancer patients are living longer. Few are getting the help they need to stay healthy

February 18, 2019 03:42 AM

"The self is not entirely lost in dementia," argues new review

Think -- Big Think - In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the...

February 18, 2019 03:27 AM

A new batch of 127 million records appears in the dark web

Infosec -- Security Affairs - A new batch of 127 million records appears in the dark web, this time the huge trove of data appears to be originated from...

February 18, 2019 03:22 AM

Diabetes mellitus and stable ischemic heart disease

Life -- EurekAlert - In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, Cody Schwartz and David Winchester from the Malcom Randall...

February 18, 2019 02:47 AM

Northwestern study of analog crews in isolation reveals weak spots for Mission to Mars

Life -- EurekAlert - Researchers are developing a predictive model to help NASA anticipate conflicts and communication breakdowns among crew members...

February 18, 2019 02:47 AM

Drug combination may become new standard treatment for advanced kidney cancer

Life -- EurekAlert - A combination of two drugs -- one of them an immunotherapy agent -- could become a new standard, first-line treatment for patients...

February 18, 2019 02:45 AM

Just One Night of Poor Sleep May Be Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Life -- Reader's Digest - Sleep is crucial for your heart, weight, and general well being-as everyone who has spent a night tossing and turning knows....

February 18, 2019 02:45 AM

Making the Most of Every Opportunity

Life -- Life Optimizer - Do you want to reach your full potential? To do so, you need to make the most of every opportunity.

The fact is, you have many...

February 18, 2019 02:45 AM

Can We Repair the Brain? Using Stem Cells to Treat Parkinson's

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers report on how new advances in stem cell biology and genetic engineering could be beneficial in developing new...

February 18, 2019 02:40 AM

'Lack of Cleaning' in Brain Cells is Central to Alzheimer's

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers report dysfunctional mitophagy may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease. When mitophagy is improved,...

February 18, 2019 02:40 AM

Why some brain tumors respond to immunotherapy

Life -- EurekAlert - Fewer than 1 in 10 patients with glioblastoma -- the most common type of brain cancer -- respond to immunotherapy; a new study reveals...

February 18, 2019 02:31 AM

Brain discovery explains a great mystery of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Life -- EurekAlert - One of the great mysteries of neuroscience may finally have an answer: Scientists have identified a potential explanation for the...

February 18, 2019 02:31 AM

This Is What Drinking Celery Juice Really Does to Your Body

Life -- Reader's Digest - Some people see juicing as an easy way to add more fruits and veggies to their diet. Although it isn't a new trend or dieting...

February 18, 2019 02:31 AM

What the FDA Needs You to Know About Alzheimer's "Cures"

Life -- Reader's Digest - An estimated five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

February 18, 2019 02:30 AM

9 Reasons to Incorporate Yoga Meditation and Mindfulness into Your Life

Life -- Lifehack - I'm mindful. Mindful in running down my to-do list, my wish list, my dream list, my 'it seems impossible' list. Mindful of the demands...

February 18, 2019 02:26 AM

Use these tools to help visualize the horror of rising sea levels

Tech -- The Verge - By now, everyone knows: the climate is changing, sea levels are rising, and the crises are likely to happen sooner than expected....

February 18, 2019 02:05 AM

Full interview: Bill Gates on climate change, Paul Allen, nationalism and, of course, hamburgers

Tech -- GeekWire - Bill Gates speaks with GeekWire editor Todd Bishop.

Bill Gates is known to play his cards close to...

February 18, 2019 01:38 AM

Marriott now lets you check if you're a victim of the Starwood hack

Tech -- TechCrunch - Hotel chain giant Marriott will now let you check if you're a victim of the Starwood hack.

The company confirmed to TechCrunch that...

February 18, 2019 12:59 AM

February 15, 2019

How to Find the Perfect Balance Between Spending and Saving

Life -- Kiplinger - It's the key to being able to enjoy life now AND in the future. It's also the basis for a successful retirement plan, and it all...

February 15, 2019 07:42 PM

Personal and social factors impact return to work after ill-health

PhysOrg.com -- Support from managers and colleagues, as well as a positive attitude, are most likely to enable a more long-term return to work for employees...

February 15, 2019 07:38 PM

Most millennials would take a pay cut to work at a environmentally responsible company

FastCompany -- Nearly 40% of millennials have chosen a job because of company sustainability. Less than a quarter of gen X respondents said the same, and 17%...

February 15, 2019 07:31 PM