Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

April 25, 2018

Why Monitoring Your Employees' Behavior Can Backfire

Think -- HBR.org - Today, monitoring technologies are increasingly inexpensive-and staggeringly expansive. This has made...

April 25, 2018 06:47 PM

How to speed up Google Chrome

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Here are a handful of tricks to help you speed up your browser and boost your productivity.

April 25, 2018 05:09 PM

Why Technical Experts Make Great Leaders

Think -- HBR.org - Amanda Goodall, a senior lecturer at Cass Business School in London, argues that the best leaders are technical experts, not general...

April 25, 2018 04:53 PM

Managing the Dark Side of Workplace Friendships

Think -- Knowledge@Wharton - Friendships in the workplace are valuable. But Wharton research shows they can also lead to complexities and challenges for...

April 25, 2018 04:52 PM

The best coffee makers you can buy

Tech -- Digital Trends - Whether you're looking for a simple coffee maker to get you through the morning or a high-end brewer that will impress your...

April 25, 2018 04:44 PM

April 24, 2018

These 3 Personality Traits Affect What You Earn - but Only After Age 40

Think -- HBR.org - We often hear about the power of personality, and how some traits are beneficial for our careers while...

April 24, 2018 05:59 PM

How much the average family has saved for retirement at every age

CNBC-Top Business -- The EPI breaks down how much Americans have put away.

April 24, 2018 05:34 PM

The Latest: Expert: Old Parkinson's Patients Risk Infections

U.S. News -- An expert in geriatric medicine says elderly people with Parkinson's disease are often at a higher risk of pneumonia and other infections because...

April 24, 2018 05:25 PM

Amazon picks Denver ... as next city to offer 2-hour Whole Foods grocery delivery

Denver Post -- Denver isn't the first, but it's among the first 10 cities to get Whole Foods delivery. And getting picked wasn't based on any mathematical equation...

April 24, 2018 05:07 PM

What in the world did NASA just spot in the Arctic sea ice?

BGR -- Every year, NASA takes a high-flying trip over the Arctic to monitor the ice and gather information on the area where people almost never tread....

April 24, 2018 05:03 PM

Can you pass IBM's test for entry-level roles?

Popular Science -- The Information Processing Aptitude test is notoriously difficult.

The online evaluation consists of half math-based word problems...

April 24, 2018 04:58 PM

Can you pass the U.S. Army's World War I-era intelligence test?

Popular Science -- Literate recruits took the written Alpha test, while illiterate applicants took a visual Beta.

During World War I, the U.S....

April 24, 2018 04:58 PM

Want to take a Mensa intelligence test? Here are four practice questions

Popular Science -- The society is open only to people who score in the 98th percentile or higher on a preapproved intelligence test.

The society...

April 24, 2018 04:57 PM

Snapshot: Half of Americans Approve of Strikes on Syria

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Half of Americans approve of the latest missile strikes on Syria, unchanged from support levels for similar actions last year.

April 24, 2018 04:34 PM

Desire to Migrate Rises in North Africa

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Nearly one in three North Africans said they would like to migrate to another country permanently in 2017, up from 28% in...

April 24, 2018 04:34 PM

The Blue Horsehead Nebula in Infrared

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - The Blue Horsehead Nebula looks quite different in infrared light.

April 24, 2018 04:34 PM

MINI Created an Electric Model Putting a Sustainable Spin on the Classic Car

Life -- My Modern Met - With a focus on sustainability, the automotive industry has shifted gears in the last few years. From Vespa to Volkswagen, many...

April 24, 2018 04:31 PM

Time to Grow up: 13 Money Moves You Need to Make Before You Turn 25

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - I'm a little less than two years out from my 25th birthday.

And while I hear 25 is the last birthday people really get excited...

April 24, 2018 04:31 PM

Ride On: This Paid Internship With Harley-Davidson Comes With a Free Bike

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - What do you expect to get at the end of your summer internship?

Experience and networking opportunities, sure. Maybe some...

April 24, 2018 04:30 PM

Detecting Alzheimer's disease before it's too late

Life -- EurekAlert - The rate at which the protein beta-amyloid accumulates into the sticky plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) is already...

April 24, 2018 04:29 PM

Eating More Fish Could Prevent Parkinson's

Life -- Neuroscience News - Increasing fish consumption could help to lower the risk of developing Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases,...

April 24, 2018 04:29 PM

Watch your step: How vision leads locomotion

Life -- EurekAlert - Using new technologies to track how vision guides foot placement, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin come one step...

April 24, 2018 04:28 PM

Dementia trend shows later onset with fewer years of the disease

Life -- EurekAlert - People may be deteriorating into dementia later in life and living with it for a shorter period of time, a new study suggests.

April 24, 2018 04:28 PM

A common anti-inflammatory therapy may help reduce risk of developing Parkinson's disease

Life -- EurekAlert - The recent study, published in JAMA Neurology, shows that individuals with IBD are at a 28 percent higher risk of developing Parkinson's...

April 24, 2018 04:26 PM

Parkinson's disease among patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Life -- EurekAlert - Patients with inflammatory bowel disease appeared more likely than patients without the disorder to develop Parkinson's disease,...

April 24, 2018 04:26 PM

Caregivers can help assess whether older adults are dealing with delirium

Life -- EurekAlert - In a new study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers identified six tools that caregivers could...

April 24, 2018 04:25 PM

Let it go: Mental breaks after work improve sleep

Life -- EurekAlert - If you've had a bad day at work thanks to rude colleagues, doing something fun and relaxing after you punch out could net you a...

April 24, 2018 04:19 PM

'Hi, I'm calling from Microsoft': Tech support scams on the rise

Enterprise -- CRN UK - Microsoft says it has seen a near 25 per cent annual jump in technical support scams

April 24, 2018 04:02 PM

Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Denver, Sacramento and San Diego

Enterprise -- Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products...

April 24, 2018 03:39 PM

Top Leadership Skills for the Enterprise and Beyond

Enterprise -- Information Week - Looking to learn from other people's experience and mistakes to leapfrog ahead in your career. We asked top leadership experts...

April 24, 2018 03:25 PM

12 places on Pluto's moon Charon get cool new names

Think -- Big Think - The IAU has just approved a dozen new names for features on Pluto's moon Charon. They draw from an array of famous authors, characters,...

April 24, 2018 04:43 AM

School shootings skyrocketing in 21st century

Think -- Big Think - The authors of a new study conclude that stricter legislation and more funding to study the problem is required.

April 24, 2018 04:41 AM

How Humble Leadership Really Works

Think -- HBR.org - When you're a leader - no matter how long you've been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there...

April 24, 2018 04:40 AM

The Reinvention of NASA

Think -- HBR.org - NASA today is a very different beast from the NASA of the 1960s. Though...

April 24, 2018 04:38 AM

April 23, 2018

Promising cell study provides hope of effective treatment of Parkinson's disease

Life -- EurekAlert - There is a significant decrease in the level of calcium when nerve cells are affected by Parkinson's disease. If the calcium level...

April 23, 2018 07:44 PM

Finding The Perfect Hobby As A Senior

Life -- Better After 50 - Your senior years are supposed to be a time to take it slower for all the right reasons, whether it's to take better care of...

April 23, 2018 07:03 PM

How Big Your Emergency Fund Should Be

Life -- Lifehacker - Each Monday we're tackling one of your pressing personal finance questions by asking a handful of money experts for their advice....

April 23, 2018 07:03 PM

How a Guy in the Netherlands Spotted the Super-Secret X-37B Space Plane

My Health News Daily -- The spy craft is on its fifth mission, but the U.S. Air Force is mum on what the X-37B is doing right now.

April 23, 2018 06:05 PM

Believing these Social Security myths could make you poorer in retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- Misunderstanding these aspects of Social Security could cause you to miss out on the most money.

April 23, 2018 05:59 PM

Amazon is reportedly building personal robots which will roll out next year

CNBC-Top Business -- Amazon is reportedly building smart home robots, the next step in its obsession to enter our homes.

April 23, 2018 05:59 PM

Domino's on Quest for Digital Dominance Using Artificial Intelligence

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Technology trailblazer Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) is accelerating its quest for digital dominance in the restaurant industry and continuing its...

April 23, 2018 05:56 PM

'Your computer has a virus' cold call con artists on the rise - Microsoft

Enterprise -- The Register - Complaints up 24% as horrible humans rake in the readies

Microsoft has released stats showing that tech support scams are on the...

April 23, 2018 05:44 PM

Asthma and hay fever linked to increased risk of psychiatric disorders

Life -- EurekAlert - A new study is the first to find a significant link between asthma, hay fever and a broad spectrum of psychiatric disorders. Over...

April 23, 2018 05:37 PM

American Public Opinion and the Holocaust

Life -- Gallup Headlines - American public opinion during World War II and the Holocaust is the subject of a new exhibit at the United States Holocaust...

April 23, 2018 05:37 PM

You Can Be Like Elon Musk, Here's Where to Start

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Discover why Elon Musk is successful and how you can be, too, with the four proven keys to becoming a great builder.

April 23, 2018 05:37 PM

Meteor Over Crater Lake

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Did you see it?

April 23, 2018 05:37 PM

Eating more fish could prevent Parkinson's disease

Life -- EurekAlert - Parvalbumin, a protein found in great quantities in several different fish species, has been shown to help prevent the formation...

April 23, 2018 05:36 PM

Stuck in the middle

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - This pretty, cloud-like object may not look much like a galaxy - it lacks the well-defined arms of a spiral galaxy, or the...

April 23, 2018 05:36 PM