Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

August 19, 2019

Here's how to cultivate a work environment that produces great ideas

FastCompany -- It's easy to overlook great ideas when you're caught up in your day-to-day work. Here's how to create a workplace where great ideas can thrive....

August 19, 2019 02:13 AM

Melanie Recalls Woodstock Concert and Not Being Paid for It

U.S. News -- Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform...

August 19, 2019 02:04 AM

6 Ways to Protect Your Retirement Savings

U.S. News -- Look for ways to diversify to safeguard your future nest egg.

August 19, 2019 02:03 AM

Alzheimer's Death Rates Are Highest in These 10 States

U.S. News -- Data also shows which counties in these 10 states have outpaced others in deaths from the progressive brain disease.

August 19, 2019 02:01 AM

Tight Blood Pressure Control Could Help Save Aging Brains

U.S. News -- Staying sharp and warding off dementia might rely, in part, on...

August 19, 2019 02:01 AM

New Wyoming State Park at Former Missile Site Opens

U.S. News -- A new Wyoming state park at a former launch command center for one of the world's most powerful nuclear missiles has opened to the public this...

August 19, 2019 02:00 AM

10 Affordable Places to Rent an Apartment in Retirement

U.S. News -- Here's where you can find an apartment for less than $800 per month.

August 19, 2019 01:58 AM

Too Much Napping May Signal Alzheimer's

U.S. News -- If you often find yourself dosing off during the day, new research...

August 19, 2019 01:58 AM

Depression, Alzheimer's Might Be Part of Same Process in Some Aging Brains: Study

U.S. News -- New research is untangling the complex relationship between symptoms...

August 19, 2019 01:58 AM

Still Feelin' Groovy: Woodstock Photo Couple Together After All These Years

U.S. News -- Fifty years ago, Nick and Bobbi Ercoline were just another young couple camped out at the Woodstock...

August 19, 2019 01:57 AM

August 18, 2019

Billions of records exposed: 2019 on track to be worst year ever for data breaches

Media -- USATODAY - Tech Top Stories - Is your information safe? The skyrocketing number of data breaches is cause for concern.

August 18, 2019 11:20 PM

AI may detect AFib in just 10 seconds

Media -- Fox - Health - Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is notoriously hard to diagnose because symptoms can be intermittent.

August 18, 2019 10:58 PM

NASA scientists flew over Greenland to track melting ice. They took some sobering photos

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts...

August 18, 2019 10:54 PM

How Music Festivals Became a Massive Business in the 50 Years Since Woodstock

Media -- Time - Business - Sleeping in a tent for days to catch a glimpse of Beyonce making history at Coachella. Crowding into a park for a surprise...

August 18, 2019 10:40 PM

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S.

Media -- Reuters - Health - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even...

August 18, 2019 10:40 PM

Woodstock now far in the past, but for those of us who were there, it'll always be far out

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - 50 years later, Woodstock remains as real as the rain that drenched us just after Joe Cocker finished

August 18, 2019 10:38 PM

'It is raining plastic': Microplastics found in Colorado rainwater

Think -- Big Think - About 90 percent of rainwater samples collected from the Denver-Boulder area of Colorado contained microplastics.Researchers aren't...

August 18, 2019 09:19 PM

Just How Different Are Gen Zers Compared to Millennials?

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - This is the rightful question on many marketers' minds these days. In the numerous conversations I've had with marketing...

August 18, 2019 09:16 PM

Chegg - 39,721,127 breached accounts

Infosec -- Have I been pwned - In April 2018, the textbook rental service Chegg suffered a data breach that impacted 40 million subscribers. The exposed...

August 18, 2019 08:40 PM

Beware rogue email rules and forms

Infosec -- CSO Online - Most rich email clients (Outlook, Apple, Office 365, Gmail or Mozilla Thunderbird) allow users and developers to automate tasks...

August 18, 2019 08:19 PM

Does Personality Make You Vulnerable to Cybercrime?

Infosec -- Dark Reading - A new study explores the connections between personality traits and susceptibility to different cyberattacks.

August 18, 2019 08:00 PM

700k Choice Hotels customer records leaked

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - Paul Bischoff reports: Hackers claim to have stolen 700,000 guest records belonging to Choice Hotels, one of...

August 18, 2019 02:01 AM

British Airways E-Ticketing Flaw Exposes Passenger Flight, Personal Data

Infosec -- Threatpost - A vulnerability in British Airways' e-ticketing system could enable a bad actor to view passengers' personal data or change their...

August 18, 2019 02:00 AM

Easy Rider star and '60s icon Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Tech -- Digital Trends - Peter Fonda, the son of classic Hollywood actor Henry Fonda who became famous for embracing '60s counterculture both on and...

August 18, 2019 01:51 AM

Why Do Hallucinations Occur In Dementia?

Life -- Psychology Today - Hallucinations, illusions, and false memories can all occur in dementia. Here's how to tell them apart.

August 18, 2019 01:50 AM

3 New Phone and Email Scams to Watch Out For

Life -- Reader's Digest - Some of us in the personal finance realm have a weird little hobby: We try to scam the scam artists.

We're not out to steal...

August 18, 2019 01:49 AM

Military Dogs Struggle Just as Much as Humans When They Return Home From War

Life -- Reader's Digest - It was late-an indistinguishable, bleary-eyed hour. In front of me was a large dog, snapping his jaws so hard that his teeth...

August 18, 2019 01:49 AM

Gene linked to Alzheimer's disease is involved in neuronal communication

Life -- Neuroscience News - Study reveals how CD2AP may enhance Alzheimer's susceptibility. The gene affects neural communication by regulating the levels...

August 18, 2019 01:49 AM

Using math to help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases

Life -- Neuroscience News - Using control theory and the physics of protein aggregation, researchers created theoretical predictions on how and when...

August 18, 2019 01:48 AM

10 Major Social Changes in the 50 Years Since Woodstock

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Fifty years after Woodstock became the symbol of 1960s social upheaval, Gallup trends highlight how much has changed in U.S....

August 18, 2019 01:48 AM

Gallup Vault: Americans' Support for Hawaii's Statehood

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans mostly supported statehood for Hawaii in the decades leading up to its admission into the union.

August 18, 2019 01:48 AM

The Naked Truth in Dementia

Life -- Psychology Today - If there were ever a disease that is bipartisan, covers all territories and points of view, it is Alzheimer's and other forms...

August 18, 2019 01:48 AM

Trump's Latest Approval Rating Stable, at 41%

Life -- Gallup Headlines - President Donald Trump's approval rating currently stands at 41%, consistent with the 40% to 44% range it has been in since...

August 18, 2019 01:47 AM

The Spirit of Woodstock, 50 Years Later

Life -- Psychology Today - It's alive and well-among Millennials and Gen Z, not Boomers.

August 18, 2019 01:46 AM

Space samples link NASA's Apollo 11 and Mars 2020

Life -- Phys.org - On July 24, 1969, Apollo 11 command module Columbia splashed down in the Pacific, fulfilling President Kennedy's goal to land a man...

August 18, 2019 01:44 AM

Are You on Track? Financial Planning Goals for Every Decade of Your Life

Life -- Kiplinger - Your career and lifestyle look completely different when you're in your 20s compared with when you're in your 60s: Your financial...

August 18, 2019 01:41 AM

Woodstock 50 Years Later

Life -- Psychology Today - The spirit of Woodstock is alive and well--among Millennials and Gen Z, not among Boomers.

August 18, 2019 01:41 AM

Hubble's Portrait of Star's Gaseous Glow

Life -- NASA Image of the day - Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022,...

August 18, 2019 01:40 AM

Tips for Improving Your Memory

Life -- Retirement - You might start forgetting things as you grow older. It can be very frustrating...

August 18, 2019 01:40 AM

Robotic toolkit added to NASA's Mars 2020 rover

Life -- Phys.org - The bit carousel-a mechanism that will play a key role in the acquisition, containment and eventual return to Earth of humanity's...

August 18, 2019 01:39 AM

How to Listen to Every Minute of the Original Woodstock Festival

Life -- Lifehacker - The 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not have panned out as originally planned, but if you can't make it to the Maryland event,...

August 18, 2019 01:38 AM

Update Your Pet's Microchip Information Today

Life -- Lifehacker - It's smart to get your pet microchipped so you can be reunited if they're ever lost, but don't forget that there's another step...

August 18, 2019 01:38 AM

How You'll Know a Recession Is Coming

Life -- Lifehacker - Everyone seems to be using the dreaded R word-recession-this week as the stock market looks topsy turvy, bond yields go bonkers,...

August 18, 2019 01:38 AM

35 Online Stores That Offer Free Shipping With No Minimum Order

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We provide you with accurate, reliable information. Learn more about...

August 18, 2019 01:37 AM

NASA and SpaceX: Dragon Crew Extraction Rehearsal

Life -- NASA Image of the day - On August 13, 2019, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken continue to work with teams from NASA and SpaceX...

August 18, 2019 01:34 AM

15 Tips for an Overwhelmed Working Mom to Feel Better

Life -- Lifehack - As an overwhelmed working mom, you get a lot of intelligent ideas from magazines, friends and the internet about how to manage work,...

August 18, 2019 01:33 AM

Best Corn Mazes in New England

Life -- New England Today - It's that time of year again! If you look forward to making your way through a corn maze each fall, here's a list of the...

August 18, 2019 01:32 AM

Alzheimer's Directly Kills Brain Cells That Keep Us Awake

Life -- Live Science - Napping could be considered an early symptom of Alzheimer's disease.

August 18, 2019 01:31 AM

Americans Accurately Estimate Trump's Approval Rating

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans accurately estimate Donald Trump's job approval rating, as they did for Bill Clinton in 1999. In contrast to 20...

August 18, 2019 01:30 AM

When It Comes to Local News Mergers, Bias Top Concern

Life -- Gallup Headlines - More than nine in 10 Americans are concerned that the acquisition of local news organizations by a large, national company...

August 18, 2019 01:30 AM