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September 19, 2017

The Importance of Women in Tech

Austin Startup -- In a field that strives itself on innovation and the progression of mankind, it severely lacks something that is arguably essential for progress...

September 19, 2017 05:46 PM

The Moon is about to do something it only does once every 28 years

BGR -- The total solar eclipse that occurred this summer drew incredible excitement from even casual sky gazers, but our moon is about to perform a...

September 19, 2017 05:40 PM

From onboarding to hive mind, Merriam-Webster adds more than 250 words to online dictionary

GeekWire -- Merriam-Webster.com, the online home for the 150-year-old dictionary brand - or, "provider of language information," as they call themselves...

September 19, 2017 05:32 PM

Equifax admits it had another breach 5 months before the one it disclosed

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - Michael Riley , Anita Sharpe , and Jordan Robertson report: Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its...

September 19, 2017 05:27 PM

Are You a Workaholic? Here's Why That's Not Necessarily a Bad Thing

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - The U.S. workforce is weird.

We're always talking about how busy we are or sharing the latest productivity hacks to squeeze...

September 19, 2017 05:24 PM

12 Annoying Things You'll Relate to If You Have a Work-From-Home Job

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - There's a lot to love about working from home, but I'm going to level with you.

It can also be a soul-sucking experience...

September 19, 2017 05:24 PM

Orion above Easter Island

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Why were the statues on

September 19, 2017 05:23 PM

A Subtle Sign of Insecurity Can Kill a Relationship Silently

Life -- Lifehack - When you're in a relationship, you can develop some funny habits with the person you're with. It could be constant sharing of an inside...

September 19, 2017 05:23 PM

Taking These Steps Could Help You Retire in Time to Actually Enjoy It

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Early retirement is the dream, right?

It'd go something like this: "You, co-workers, thought you had to deal with me for...

September 19, 2017 05:22 PM

8 High-Demand Jobs You Can Get Without Having a Bachelor's Degree

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - When you're thinking about a career choice, two things probably matter to you most: opportunity and pay.

And what if you...

September 19, 2017 05:21 PM

Holla! Three Amazing Challah Recipes for Rosh Hashanah (and Beyond)

Life -- Better After 50 - It's tradition to have a round challah that will represent the limitless blessings for the New Year on your table for Rosh...

September 19, 2017 05:20 PM

Long Way From Home

Life -- NASA Image of the day - This picture of a crescent-shaped Earth and Moon - the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft - was recorded Sept....

September 19, 2017 05:20 PM

If You Can't Afford a Therapist, Try These Mental Health Resources

Life -- Lifehacker - If you have mental health issues but can't afford (or make time for) one-on-one therapy, there are many alternate options that can...

September 19, 2017 05:19 PM

How digital DNA could help you make better health choices | Jun Wang

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - What if you could know exactly how food or medication would impact your health -- before you put it in your body? Genomics...

September 19, 2017 05:19 PM

Where to Find More Diverse Stock Photos

Life -- Lifehacker - It's easy to find stock photos of slim white people doing stereotypical activities-women laughing alone with salad and that sort...

September 19, 2017 05:19 PM

Rosh Hashanah Recipes: Apples and Honey and Savory Dishes, Too

Life -- Better After 50 - The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, will be upon us this week, and everyone who celebrates knows that apples and honey play...

September 19, 2017 05:18 PM

iOS 11 release date is tomorrow - Here's how to get your iPhone or iPad ready

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Here's what you need to do to make sure that your upgrade goes smoothly and you don't lose any data.

September 19, 2017 04:55 PM

This is why you need to learn the Raspberry Pi 3 (​ZDNet Academy)

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Start learning computer science in a fun way.

September 19, 2017 04:49 PM

4 Tips From a Millennial Leader on Finding Great Talent

Enterprise -- Information Week - Hiring great employees means looking beyond the resume into how they solve problems and address goals, as this millennial...

September 19, 2017 04:47 PM

"Hidden Figures": Margot Lee Shetterly will publish a children's picture book adaptation #MakerEducation

EE -- Adafruit Industries - Last year's most popular hidden heroes are getting a new look.

Publishers Weekly announced last...

September 19, 2017 04:36 PM

September 18, 2017

U.S. Flies Powerful Warplanes Over Korea in Show of Force

TIME -- Three days after yet another missile launch by North Korea

September 18, 2017 04:58 PM

President Trump Arrives for His U.N. Debut, With Baggage

TIME -- As a candidate for president, Trump labeled the U.N. as weak and incompetent

September 18, 2017 04:35 PM

Staying fit: Japan's elderly hits record in challenge to labor market

Reuters: Oddly Enough -- Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering...

September 18, 2017 04:32 PM

My Identity Was Stolen-Here's What I Learned

Readers Digest -- Identity theft is affecting more Americans than ever before. No one thinks it will happen to them-but here's what to do when it does.

September 18, 2017 03:32 PM

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Uses a Brilliant (and Surprising) Tactic to Inspire More Productive Meetings

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Why giving your meetings a "silent start" can help brilliant ideas emerge.

September 18, 2017 03:26 PM

Huawei takes a swipe at Apple, promises to unveil 'The Real AI Phone' next month

The Verge -- Huawei has never been one for subtlety in its marketing materials, but a recent Facebook video from the Chinese tech giant is one of its most...

September 18, 2017 03:18 PM

Getting a "Resolving Host" error? Consider switching to an alternative DNS

Denver Post -- Internet down? It may be the translator or Domain Name Server your ISP is using. There are alternatives.

September 18, 2017 03:15 PM

Seven in 10 Dissatisfied With Way U.S. Is Being Governed

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Fewer than three in 10 Americans are satisfied with the way the U.S. is governed, continuing a decadelong pattern of dissatisfaction.

September 18, 2017 03:11 PM

More than meets the eye

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - Despite the advances made in past decades, the process of galaxy formation remains an open question in astronomy. Various...

September 18, 2017 03:11 PM

Bright Spiral Galaxy M81

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - One of the brightest galaxies in planet Earth's sky is similar in size

September 18, 2017 03:10 PM

Report: Amazon is looking to acquire cable television channels

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Amazon.com Inc. is looking to acquire cable television channels to expand its Prime video service, according to a new report....

September 18, 2017 03:08 PM

Noise-canceling headphones with a DO NOT DISTURB light can't silence your critics

Enterprise -- The Register - Jabra's Evolve 80 will hush your office, but the red warning ring is mere bling

EARS-ON TEST The Register's Sydney eyrie will...

September 18, 2017 03:05 PM

Electric Skateboards Are Sweeping the Nation

Electronics Maker -- The United States accounts for just over 50% of the total skateboarding market. Although there are traditional skaters all over the place, doing...

September 18, 2017 02:24 AM

How to Save Money After Retirement

U.S. News -- Reducing your monthly costs will make your retirement savings last longer.

September 18, 2017 01:16 AM

When to Get Your Flu Shot

Life -- Lifehacker - The signs are already up at your pharmacy, and your doctor might be pushing it, too, but is it already time for a flu shot?Read...

September 18, 2017 01:07 AM

20 Minute Test Determines Attention and Memory Capacity in Schizophrenia Patients

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers at UAB have developed an assessment test, that can be completed within 20 minutes, to assess the cognitive capabilities...

September 18, 2017 01:03 AM

September 17, 2017

Police in Denver converted a Tesla Model S into a slick police car

BGR -- Tesla's Model S is an absolute speed demon with nearly unrivaled acceleration. Case in point: Tesla's top of the line Model S -- the P100D --...

September 17, 2017 11:35 PM

The iPhone X's face unlock and the fifth amendment don't mix

Popular Science -- The new iPhone X is shining a light on a Fifth Amendment debate.



Biometric locks, like iPhone X's facial recognition, resides...

September 17, 2017 11:08 PM

Colorado's ultra-low unemployment rate didn't budge in August

Denver Post -- Unemployment in Colorado held steady at a near-record low of 2.4 percent in August, the state said Friday, even as the number of jobless rose...

September 17, 2017 11:06 PM

Action Camera Showdown: GoPro vs Smartphones

Life -- Lifehacker - Hitting the slopes is cool, but sharing a first-person view of you catching some sick air is even cooler. While everyone fancies...

September 17, 2017 10:55 PM

What It Means When You Get 'SSSS' on Your Boarding Pass

Life -- Lifehacker - Last week a friend of mine tried to print his boarding pass for a return trip home from San Francisco and ran into trouble. No matter...

September 17, 2017 10:54 PM

Stop Leaving Your Smartphone's Bluetooth On

Life -- Lifehacker - If you always leave Bluetooth on your phone on, you might want to rethink things.

September 17, 2017 10:53 PM

100 Steps Forward

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - A beautiful conjunction of Venus and Moon, human, sand, and

September 17, 2017 10:53 PM

Turns Out 1 in 5 Parents are Giving Their 8- to 14-Year-Olds Credit Cards

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Parents give their kids a lot of credit.

You give them credit for eating the carrots you send in their lunch and not trading...

September 17, 2017 10:52 PM

The Best Bottle Warmers

Life -- The Wirecutter - Most parents don't need a bottle warmer. You may think this device would take time and guesswork out of heating a bottle for...

September 17, 2017 10:50 PM

Millennials Have a Fear of Investing, but Please Don't Call it Irrational

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Millennials are killing a lot of things, or so we hear. Is the traditional method of saving for retirement by investing next...

September 17, 2017 10:50 PM

How to Lift or Cancel a Credit Freeze

Life -- Lifehacker - If you're one of the 143 million people affected by the Equifax breach, you've likely been considering putting a freeze on your...

September 17, 2017 10:49 PM

Humans No Longer Have Ancient Defense Mechanism Against Viruses

Life -- Neuroscience News - The course of evolution has caused vertebrates to lose an important defense mechanism against viral infections, researchers...

September 17, 2017 10:49 PM

Williams-Sonoma Is Hiring People to Work From Home (You'll Get a Discount!)

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - 'Tis the season for holiday hiring.

Yes, I know it isn't even Halloween yet, but as stores are increasing their staffing...

September 17, 2017 10:48 PM

A Record Number of Americans Work From Home. Here's How You Can Too

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - This was a pretty big week for the U.S. Census Bureau.

As part of the annual American Community Survey, it released a wealth...

September 17, 2017 10:47 PM