Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

October 15, 2018

Global Survey: Washing Your Hands can Make Others Happier and More Willing to Interact

Justmeans -- Global survey: Washing your hands can make others happier and more willing to interact

October 15, 2018 09:33 PM

How Neil Armstrong's Moon Spacesuit Was Preserved for Centuries to Come

TIME -- What might be the most celebrated suit of clothing ever made cost an awful lot for the exceedingly short time it was used. The price tag: $670,000...

October 15, 2018 04:45 PM

Ronald Reagan goes 3D as a hologram at his presidential museum

USATODAY.com Technology News -- The nation's 40th president goes high-tech to serve as The Great Communicator once again

October 15, 2018 04:25 PM

Seven iOS 12 security setting tips you should check right now

USATODAY.com Technology News -- Here's some tricks to take advantage of the latest bug fixes on iOS 12 and make sure you're keeping your device as safe as you can from hackers.

October 15, 2018 04:24 PM

He retired at 34. Here's how many people are enjoying a very early retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- Retiring in your 60s and 70s can seem a challenge to pull off. So how are some people pulling it off in their 30s and 40s?

October 15, 2018 04:21 PM

Self-driving cars could change the way you get around in retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- Autonomous vehicles could change everything about the way we travel on the road, particularly during our retirement years.

October 15, 2018 04:21 PM

Millions of Americans think saving for retirement 'can wait'-here's why money experts disagree

CNBC-Top Business -- Only about 3 in 10 millennials are saving for the future.

October 15, 2018 04:19 PM

Red Sox Ace Chris Sale Hospitalized With Stomach Illness

U.S. News -- The Boston Red Sox say ace left-hander Chis Sale has a stomach illness and will spend the night in the hospital.

October 15, 2018 04:00 PM

Many cases of dementia may arise from non-inherited DNA 'spelling mistakes'

Life -- EurekAlert - Only a small proportion of cases of dementia are thought to be inherited -- the cause of the vast majority is unknown. Now, in a...

October 15, 2018 03:55 PM

Snapshot: Congress Approval Still Low Heading Into Midterms

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Congressional job approval stands at 21% in October, largely unchanged after the Brett Kavanaugh hearings but improved from...

October 15, 2018 03:55 PM

On the hunt for newborn stars

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), shows a patch of space filled with...

October 15, 2018 03:54 PM

Orion in Red and Blue

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - When did Orion become so flashy?

October 15, 2018 03:54 PM

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Tech -- Mashable - In a seemingly rare instance, Donald Trump was pressed about his views on climate change on Sunday in an interview with 60 Minutes'...

October 15, 2018 02:46 PM

15 ways your Assistant can coach you through the MLB Postseason

Official Google Blog -- More than 2,400 regular season Major League Baseball games are in the books and we're down to just four teams. The National League Championship...

October 15, 2018 05:54 AM

Computer model simulates how Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain

gizmag -- A team of researchers has developed the first computer model that effectively simulates how toxic proteins associated with several neurodegenerative...

October 15, 2018 05:49 AM

This Common Disease Can Actually Kickstart Alzheimer's

Readers Digest -- Have you seen your dentist lately? Taking care of your teeth and gums might just save your brain.

October 15, 2018 05:45 AM

This Could Be the Earliest Sign of Alzheimer's Disease (Hint: It's Not Getting Lost)

Readers Digest -- At risk for Alzheimer's? Keep an eye out for this one thing, because it could show up way before the most common symptoms do.

October 15, 2018 05:45 AM

15 Halloween Treats Nutritionists Secretly Love

Readers Digest -- And no, there are no kale chips or cacao nibs on the list.

October 15, 2018 05:45 AM

Retirement Target-Date Funds Stung by Emerging Markets, U.S. Bonds

U.S. News -- The largest target-date funds for U.S. investors nearing retirement are reporting their worst performance...

October 15, 2018 05:33 AM

Retiring Early? Don't Forget to Do These Things

U.S. News -- Early retirement has many unexpected costs and challenges.

October 15, 2018 05:33 AM

Health Tip: 10 Signs of Alzheimer's

U.S. News -- Nearly 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the Alzheimer's Association...

October 15, 2018 05:33 AM

4 Documents You Need in Retirement

U.S. News -- This paperwork will make difficult decisions easier on yourself and your heirs.

October 15, 2018 05:29 AM

The Best Places to Retire in 2019

U.S. News -- These retirement spots provide the amenities seniors want at a reasonable cost.

October 15, 2018 04:55 AM

Why the Feds streamlined Medicare.gov

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - 10,000 consumers are enrolling in Medicare daily and that flock of new enrollees is pushing the federal government to...

October 15, 2018 04:31 AM

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

Think -- HBR.org - Women's conferences and employee resource groups (ERGs) are increasingly inviting men to attend. By creating...

October 15, 2018 04:14 AM

New infographics show how Americans cope with hurricanes

Think -- Big Think - New infographics reveal how we deal with approaching hurricanes. We're ultimately defenseless, but here's how we get though it all.Among...

October 15, 2018 04:10 AM

Nearly every country wants universal healthcare (except for one)

Think -- Big Think - It's long been known that the U.S. is the only wealthy country without universal healthcare. But even significantly poorer countries...

October 15, 2018 04:08 AM

3 Ways to Build a Data-Driven Team

Think -- HBR.org - It is no doubt a sign of progress that a significant proportion of organizations and managers today appear...

October 15, 2018 04:07 AM

One-Third of US Adults Hit with Identity Theft

Infosec -- Dark Reading - That's double the global average and more than three times the rate of French and German adults.

October 15, 2018 03:54 AM

5 Steps That Will Save You Serious Money Every Time You Shop at Walgreens

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - There's a Walgreens on just about every busy street corner. That means they're super convenient for those times I run out...

October 15, 2018 03:06 AM

How to Tell If You Were Impacted By Facebook's Latest Hack

Life -- Lifehacker - Last month Facebook revealed that its engineering team had discovered an issue where hackers were able to exploit a vulnerability...

October 15, 2018 03:05 AM

U.S. Opinion on Pence Remains Divided

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans remain as likely to view Vice President Mike Pence favorably (43%) as unfavorably (42%), while about one in six...

October 15, 2018 03:02 AM

Early changes to synapse gene regulation may cause Alzheimer's disease

Life -- EurekAlert - TMDU-led Japanese research revealed a role for splicing proteins in the pathology of Alzheimer's disease. Increased phosphorylation...

October 15, 2018 03:02 AM

U.S. Media Trust Continues to Recover From 2016 Low

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans' trust in the media has continued to improve from the record low in 2016, but remains lower than it was in the late...

October 15, 2018 03:01 AM

West Coast Launch and Landing

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

October 15, 2018 03:01 AM

How Personal and Community Ratings Influence Trust in Media

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Curating news stories based on ratings of trust or "likes" does not result in Americans perceiving those stories as more credible.

October 15, 2018 03:00 AM

Americans Worry Less About Government Regulation

Life -- Gallup Headlines - The percentage of Americans who think there is too much government regulation has dropped to 39%, the lowest in a decade.

October 15, 2018 03:00 AM

Elderly housing with supportive social services can reduce hospital use, study finds

Life -- EurekAlert - According to a Rutgers study, programs designed to provide social support may impact hospitalization rates and decrease spending....

October 15, 2018 02:59 AM

What baby boomers can learn from millennials at work -- and vice versa | Chip Conley

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - For the first time ever, we have five generations in the workplace at the same time, says entrepreneur Chip Conley. What would...

October 15, 2018 02:58 AM

Questioning the link between pollution by magnetite particles and Alzheimer's disease

Life -- EurekAlert - A 2016 study showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's...

October 15, 2018 02:56 AM

Republicans Express Record Support for One-Party Control

Life -- Gallup Headlines - A record-high 59% of Republicans say it is better for the president and majority power in Congress to be from the same political...

October 15, 2018 02:56 AM

World's Views of Air, Water Quality Highlight Challenges

Life -- Gallup Headlines - People's satisfaction with their air and water quality tends to be lower in less economically developed regions of the world,...

October 15, 2018 02:55 AM

Your Pharmacist Can Now Tell You If You're Overpaying for Prescriptions

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - It just got easier for people to buy prescription drugs at the lowest price available.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump...

October 15, 2018 02:55 AM

More Still Disapprove Than Approve of 2017 Tax Cuts

Life -- Gallup Headlines - More Americans disapprove than approve of the 2017 tax overhaul, and nearly two-thirds say they haven't seen an increase in...

October 15, 2018 02:55 AM

The Space Station Transits Our Sun

Life -- NASA Image of the day - This composite image shows the International Space Station, with a crew of three onboard, in silhouette as it transits...

October 15, 2018 02:54 AM

New appropriate use criteria for lumbar puncture in Alzheimer's diagnosis

Life -- EurekAlert - In preparation for more tools that detect and measure the biology associated with Alzheimer's and other dementias earlier and with...

October 15, 2018 02:54 AM

Plan to Work After Retirement? 5 Key Questions to Ask

Life -- My Lifestyle Career - If you hope to work after retirement, you'll want to be clear about your lifestyle priorities before moving forward. Here...

October 15, 2018 02:53 AM

New biomarker for Alzheimer's disease found thanks to the CRISPR technique

Life -- EurekAlert - The scientists have found a deficiency in the protein STIM1 in brain tissue from patients with Alzheimer's disease. Its involvement...

October 15, 2018 02:53 AM

Five Safety Tips for Seniors Who Want to Start Yoga

Life -- Retirement - Only the Beginning - Written by James Fleming

Exercise is important for people of all ages. However, seniors, in particular, need...

October 15, 2018 02:52 AM