Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

April 23, 2019

Many 'Gen Xers' Despair as They Navigate Adulthood

WebMD -- These new findings indicate that despair is pervasive throughout Generation X, affecting people regardless of their race, background or family...

April 23, 2019 11:04 PM

Work from Home Jobs - The Definitive Guide to 31 Legit Home-Based Careers

The Dough Roller -- If you're one of the many modern men or women who dream of working from home, you're in luck! This huge list of work-from-home jobs gives you...

April 23, 2019 11:04 PM

These Otters Are Popular Pets in Asia. That May Be Their Undoing.

NYT > Science -- Asian small-clawed otters are increasingly popular as novelty pets, particularly in Japan. Now international trade in the species may be banned.

April 23, 2019 11:02 PM

Sri Lankans' Confidence in Government Shaky Before Attacks

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Sri Lankans' confidence in their national government was already slipping ahead of the deadly Easter Sunday church bombings.

April 23, 2019 10:46 PM

Consumers have few legal options for protecting privacy

Infosec -- Malwarebytes Unpacked - There are no promises in the words, "We care about user privacy."

Yet, these words appear on privacy policy after...

April 23, 2019 10:46 PM

Millennial Money: Are You Robbing the Bank of Mom and Dad?

U.S. News -- Are you hurting your parents' retirement by tapping the Bank of Mom and Dad?.

April 23, 2019 10:39 PM

Coca-Cola is making a big push into coffee

Media -- CNBC - Business - With Coca-Cola Coffee and its acquisition of Costa, Coke is making a big push into coffee this year.

April 23, 2019 10:36 PM

Here's How to Pick the Right Homeowners Insurance Company for Your Needs

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Homeownership comes with certain responsibilities. If you borrowed money to buy your home, chances are that your lender requires...

April 23, 2019 10:33 PM

Despite health warnings, Americans still sit too much

Life -- EurekAlert - Most Americans continue to sit for prolonged periods despite public health messages that such inactivity increases the risk of obesity,...

April 23, 2019 10:33 PM

More evidence that blood tests can detect the risk of Alzheimer's

Life -- EurekAlert - A new study confirms that a simple blood test can reveal whether there is accelerating nerve cell damage in the brain. The researchers...

April 23, 2019 10:32 PM

5 Simple Steps to Resolve Money Problems

Life -- Psychology Today - You might be swamped with debt, struggling to save or pay for college for your kids or worried about outliving your resources...

April 23, 2019 10:31 PM

Formation of the Southern Crab Nebula

Life -- NASA Image of the day - In celebration of the 29th anniversary of the launch of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on April 24, 1990, astronomers...

April 23, 2019 10:31 PM

How to Make Going Back to School at 30 Possible (And Meaningful)

Life -- Lifehack - All through your teens and twenties, you thought that once you arrived at the "big 30," your life would all fall into place and you...

April 23, 2019 10:31 PM

Hiring Artificial Intelligence Talent: Beware Of Unicorns

Enterprise -- ChannelE2E - First came chief data officers (CDOs). Next up are so-called artificial intelligence (AI) engineers -- the technology industry's...

April 23, 2019 10:28 PM

The lure of computers means Americans are sitting more than before

Tech -- The Verge - Despite the growing alarm about the harmful effects of sitting too much, Americans are sitting more than in the past - in part because...

April 23, 2019 10:24 PM

Kohl's to accept Amazon returns at all its stores, expanding partnership between retailers

Tech -- GeekWire - Amazon's unlikely alliance with Kohl's is getting even tighter.

Starting in July, Kohl's will begin accepting returns...

April 23, 2019 10:24 PM

Book review: Melinda Gates' 'The Moment of Lift' should be required reading for everyone

Tech -- GeekWire - Melinda Gates draws on her extensive on-the-ground experience in developing countries, as well as her career in the tech industry,...

April 23, 2019 10:22 PM

Six ways your Google Assistant can help you spruce up for spring

Official Google Blog -- Spring is in the air, which also means it's the season to freshen up your home. If you're like me, cleaning your house doesn't top your list...

April 23, 2019 10:13 PM

How to Protect Yourself from ID Theft - Before and After it Happens

AddictiveTips -- Identity theft is a sinister concept that can make you feel helplessly at the mercy of criminals. But it's not true! In today's article, we'll...

April 23, 2019 10:06 PM

The Best Places to Retire in Texas

U.S. News -- Retirement in Texas comes with mild winters, low taxes and affordable housing.

April 23, 2019 09:59 PM

Kroger Risks Losing The Digital Grocery Race

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The world of groceries in the U.S. is a tough market - and getting tougher. And while the clash of the titans that is Amazon and...

April 23, 2019 09:52 PM

Elderly folks now outnumber children younger than 5 for first time ever

Think -- Big Think - For the first time in recorded history, there are more over-65s than under-5s.Aging populations worry economists that certain countries...

April 23, 2019 09:00 PM

Can Your 401(k) Withstand Market Volatility?

Life -- Kiplinger - Seven ways for retirement savers to survive the market's ups and downs.

April 23, 2019 08:49 PM

Trump Job Approval Slightly Improved in Ninth Quarter

Life -- Gallup Headlines - President Donald Trump averaged 41.6% job approval in his ninth quarter in office, a two-point improvement from the prior...

April 23, 2019 08:44 PM

11 Silent Signs of Preeclampsia Every Woman Should Know

Life -- Reader's Digest - Rising blood pressure

Preeclampsia is a serious pregnancy complication marked by high blood pressure and problems with the...

April 23, 2019 08:44 PM

5 Things That Happen When You Eat Avocado Every Day

Life -- Reader's Digest - New York Times best-selling author Frank Lipman, MD, says, "Avocados are truly one of nature's little miracle foods and I...

April 23, 2019 08:43 PM

Patients with cancer seen in the emergency department have better outcomes at original hospital

Life -- EurekAlert - Patients with cancer requiring emergency department care had better outcomes at their original hospital or a cancer centre hospital...

April 23, 2019 08:43 PM

Scientists propose new theory on Alzheimer's, amyloid connection

Life -- EurekAlert - 'Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's or is it just an accomplice?' Researchers devised a multi-functional...

April 23, 2019 08:43 PM

8 Moves to Help You Retire Early - Even If You Don't Make Six Figures

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - For some of us, 30 minutes seems too long to wait (especially if it's lunchtime). But if you're thinking about retirement...

April 23, 2019 08:43 PM

Personalizing precision medicine with combination therapies improves outcomes in cancer

Life -- EurekAlert - University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that treating patients with personalized precision medicine...

April 23, 2019 08:41 PM

Advance in CAR T-cell therapy eliminates severe side effects

Life -- EurekAlert - An advance in the cancer treatment known as CAR T-cell therapy appears to eliminate its severe side effects, making the treatment...

April 23, 2019 08:40 PM

50 Rampant Cancer Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Life -- Reader's Digest - Myth: Cancer is a "fight" you have to "win"

"Many people think of cancer as a battle that can be won by the most determined...

April 23, 2019 08:40 PM

Go to a National Park This Week

Life -- The Wirecutter - A version of this post was sent to our weekly newsletter mailing list. If you'd like to receive this in your inbox, subscribe...

April 23, 2019 08:39 PM

Why It's Important to Talk to Your Children about Your Financial Plan

Life -- Kiplinger - You're not doing your kids any favors if you keep them in the dark about your finances or your retirement goals.

April 23, 2019 08:39 PM

Build a Retirement Plan That Provides Paychecks AND Playchecks

Life -- Kiplinger - If you don't have an income plan in place, how can you feel free to have a little fun in retirement? Here's how to create paychecks...

April 23, 2019 08:37 PM

Survey: Lack of Financial Literacy Means Lower Incomes, Less Savings

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Almost one quarter of Americans have no savings and nearly half - 40% - don't keep a budget. One driving factor: a lack of...

April 23, 2019 08:37 PM

The robot-recruiter is coming - VCV's AI will read your face in a job interview

Tech -- TechCrunch - With remote working becoming more of a norm than ever before, remote interviews have, in turn, become a necessity. But how can you...

April 23, 2019 07:57 PM

On Earth Day, Four Ways We Can Stop Trashing the Planet

Enterprise -- SAP - Many of us in the industrialized world have been recycling for decades. We separate our glass, plastic, paper, and textiles into the appropriate...

April 23, 2019 05:53 PM

Shedding Light on the Future of LASIK

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - A University of Maryland-developed microscopy technique could eliminate the "surgery" aspect of LASIKFischell Department of Bioengineering...

April 23, 2019 05:51 PM

Find Your Next Tech Job in One of These Boom Towns

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Look beyond major metropolitan areas to smaller U.S. cities with relatively few applicants for many openingsTech's share of the...

April 23, 2019 05:50 PM

Untold History of AI: How Amazon's Mechanical Turkers Got Squeezed Inside the Machine

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Today's unseen digital laborers resemble the human who powered the 18th century Mechanical Turk

The history of AI is often told...

April 23, 2019 05:49 PM

Departing the U.S. from an airport? Your face will be scanned.

Tech -- Mashable - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is set to expand the use of facial recognition tech to identify just about every person leaving...

April 23, 2019 05:47 PM

Chrome OS 75 bringing a web page "reader mode", here's what it looks like

Tech -- About Chromebooks - At long last, a distraction-free "reader mode" for web pages is coming to Chrome OS. If you can't wait until version 75 to...

April 23, 2019 04:33 PM

Say 'aloha!' to this not-actually-extinct Hawaiian flower

Tech -- Popular Science - Megapixels: It was rediscovered by a drone.

The hibiscus Hibiscadelphus woodii wasn't extinct-it was...

April 23, 2019 04:18 PM

Ford is keeping hackers out of its cars by putting key fobs to sleep

Tech -- Digital Trends - Ford found a way to stop thieves who try to hack their way into a car by duplicating its key fob. It developed a smart key fob...

April 23, 2019 04:17 PM

Bowers & Wilkins' new Formation speakers are an ultra premium alternative to Sonos

Tech -- The Verge - Bowers & Wilkins' new Formation Suite, a luxury high-end audio system for the whole home, has officially launched today. It is comprised...

April 23, 2019 04:14 PM

April 22, 2019

Earth Day Doodle Celebrates Extreme Animal Life

Livescience.com -- An endearing animation presents some unusual and marvelous creatures.

April 22, 2019 04:02 PM

The Paleo Diet For Beginners

Life -- Better After 50 - Everywhere we turn, people are trying the Paleo diet and loving the results. Take a look at...

April 22, 2019 04:00 PM

Divorced and Tired of Feeling Like a Doormat?

Life -- Better After 50 - It happens all the time and you're probably not even aware of it.

Or you are aware of it, but you've just accepted...

April 22, 2019 03:59 PM

Since the first Earth Day, the planet's CO2 levels have gone off the rails

Tech -- Mashable - When Americans celebrated the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, the planet's atmosphere was markedly different than it is today....

April 22, 2019 03:57 PM