Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

February 25, 2018

Is your child a victim of identity theft?

Infosec -- Naked Security - Finding out someone has already established your child's credit for them is a nightmare to try and clean up after years of damage...

February 25, 2018 08:45 AM

Photographer's Incredible Shot of the Space X Falcon Heavy Launch Goes Viral

Life -- My Modern Met - Professional photographer Brady Kenniston has been through a whirlwind over the past few weeks, ever since his incredible photographs...

February 25, 2018 08:23 AM

Stash Your Keys Under Important Items so You Don't Leave Them Behind

Life -- Lifehacker - If you end accidentally leaving important items at home in your rush to leave the house in the morning try stashing your keys under...

February 25, 2018 08:22 AM

Waze Still Provides the Fastest Driving Directions

Life -- Lifehacker - If you want to get to your destination fast, then you're possibly better off using Google Maps or Waze over Apple Maps. Waze if...

February 25, 2018 08:22 AM

Apollo 17: A Stereo View from Lunar Orbit

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Get out your

February 25, 2018 08:21 AM

Why Non-Alcoholic Beer Is Germany's Sports Drink

Life -- Lifehacker - I think I speak for all Americans (except Mike Pence) when I say: what the heck is the point of non-alcoholic beer? But it turns...

February 25, 2018 08:16 AM

Do Weighted Blankets for Adults Live Up to the Hype?

Life -- The Wirecutter - A weighted blanket offers "the feeling of hugging someone ... without all the annoying hassles of having to be with a person,"...

February 25, 2018 08:08 AM

1Password Adds Password Checker Pwned Passwords

Life -- Lifehacker - Anyone aware of the poor track record companies like Equifax or Kickstarter have when dealing with sensitive information is probably...

February 25, 2018 08:07 AM

Shedding a Tear May Help Diagnose Parkinson's

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers report analyzing a person's tears may help doctors diagnose Parkinson's disease. The study reveals those with...

February 25, 2018 08:04 AM

Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter's South Pole

Life -- NASA Image of the day - This series of images captures cloud patterns near Jupiter's south pole, looking up towards the planet's equator.

February 25, 2018 08:03 AM

Ukrainians, Russians More Polarized on Future of Relations

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Nearly four years into the conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists, Ukrainians are more polarized now about...

February 25, 2018 08:02 AM

7 Anti-Aging Tricks that Every Woman over 50 Should Use

Life -- Better After 50 - We all associate age with endings, whether those relate to our ability to stay awake past midnight, dance for longer than an...

February 25, 2018 07:47 AM

When Roses Aren t Red

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Not all roses are red

February 25, 2018 07:46 AM

Tips From a Professional Photographer: How to Capture the Perfect Sunrise

Life -- My Modern Met - We've all been there, gazing at a magnificent sunrise and wanting to capture the moment, only to have the photograph turn out...

February 25, 2018 07:45 AM

Drier conditions could doom Rocky Mountain spruce and fir trees

Life -- EurekAlert - Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of two foundational...

February 25, 2018 07:33 AM

How to have a healthier, positive relationship to sex | Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Siphumeze Khundayi

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - From our fear of women's bodies to our sheepishness around the word "nipple," our ideas about sex need an upgrade, say sex...

February 25, 2018 07:32 AM

Robert Lawrence: America's First African-American Astronaut

Life -- NASA Image of the day - On June 30, 1967, the U.S. Air Force selcted Maj. Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory, Authorized...

February 25, 2018 07:32 AM

The successful launch of Falcon Heavy prompts a roadmap for radioresistant astronauts

Life -- EurekAlert - This massively-collaborative research proposes the roadmap for making humans more resistant to radiation and multiple other forms...

February 25, 2018 07:31 AM

Trump Rated Best on Terrorism, the Economy; Better on Taxes

Life -- Gallup Headlines - President Donald Trump maintains low approval for his handling of Russia and the news media, but his rating on taxes is improved...

February 25, 2018 07:30 AM

3 Ways Beyond NPS to Fully Understand B2B Relationships

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Mix quantitative and qualitative feedback from different stakeholders to fully understand your B2B customer relationships.

February 25, 2018 07:29 AM

Jupiter in Infrared from Hubble

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Jupiter looks a bit different in infrared light.

February 25, 2018 07:27 AM

Leadership vs Management: Is One Better Than the Other?

Life -- Lifehack - Being an excellent manager doesn't make someone a strong leader. We've all run into someone who uses the titles interchangeably, and...

February 25, 2018 07:26 AM

Dog Breed Guide Is a Hilariously Accurate Representation of 20+ Different Pups

Life -- My Modern Met - Choosing a canine companion can be a challenge. Different dog breeds each have their own personalities that might mesh perfectly...

February 25, 2018 07:25 AM

Americans Not Convinced U.S. Needs to Spend More on Defense

Life -- Gallup Headlines - The majority of Americans say the U.S. is spending about the right amount or too much on defense. A majority also say U.S....

February 25, 2018 07:24 AM

In the News: Billy Graham on 'Most Admired' List 61 Times

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Beginning with his first appearance in 1955, evangelist Billy Graham appeared on Gallup's Top 10 "Most Admired" list 61 times,...

February 25, 2018 07:24 AM

Know Your Way Around Technology? This Tech Support Job Pays $11/Hour

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Are you the person your aunt always asks to set up her phone? And her tablet? And her computer?

If so, you could be the perfect...

February 25, 2018 07:23 AM

A life-saving invention that prevents human stampedes | Nilay Kulkarni

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - Every three years, more than 30 million Hindu worshippers gather for the Kumbh Mela in India, the world's largest religious...

February 25, 2018 07:23 AM

How to Budget as a Freelancer

Life -- Lifehacker - So, you're a freelancer who's leaving their house in the morning, explaining to your roommates that you need to get work done and...

February 25, 2018 07:22 AM

How to Eat Like a Human Even Though You Work From Home

Life -- Lifehacker - On the surface, working from home would seem to give one unparalleled control over one's diet. Not only do you control your schedule,...

February 25, 2018 07:21 AM

The Best Point-and-Shoot Camera

Life -- The Wirecutter - After researching and testing more than 30 high-end compact cameras over the past three years, we recommend the Panasonic Lumix...

February 25, 2018 07:21 AM

Use Your Smart Home Devices to Help You Work From Home

Life -- Lifehacker - That pair of smart lights in your home, the customizable Flic button on your desk, your voice assistant of choice, and the smart...

February 25, 2018 07:20 AM

Treating sleep-disordered breathing may have cardiovascular benefits for heart failure patients

Life -- EurekAlert - Severe sleep-disordered breathing is linked with stiffening of the arteries' walls and may be related to the development of heart...

February 25, 2018 07:20 AM

How to resolve racially stressful situations | Howard C. Stevenson

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - If we hope to heal the racial tensions that threaten to tear the fabric of society apart, we're going to need the skills to...

February 25, 2018 07:19 AM

Creative couples' intervention significantly helps people with Alzheimer's communicate

Life -- EurekAlert - For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner's decline in the ability to communicate because of dementia is frightening...

February 25, 2018 07:17 AM

How to Become a Better Listener: 10 Simple Tips

Life -- The Positivity Blog - "I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."Ernest Hemingway


February 25, 2018 07:17 AM

Americans Hit the Brakes on Self-Driving Cars

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Slightly more than half of Americans say they are unlikely to use self-driving cars, and 59% would be uncomfortable riding...

February 25, 2018 07:15 AM

South Koreans Increasingly Doubtful That Hard Work Pays Off

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Just 47% of South Koreans say people can get ahead by working hard, reflecting a frustrated workforce struggling with low...

February 25, 2018 07:15 AM

In the News: Netanyahu's Image Improved Before Controversy

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Before the latest corruption allegations against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 52% of Israelis approved of him...

February 25, 2018 07:13 AM

A Partial Solar Eclipse over Buenos Aires

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - What's happened to top of the Sun?

February 25, 2018 07:13 AM

74 Healthy Habits That Will Improve Your Overall Well-Being and Make You Feel Good

Life -- Lifehack - Poor health and low energy levels can negatively impact every part of your life. Your creative spark can be destroyed, leaving you...

February 25, 2018 07:13 AM

Achieve Inbox 0 To Increase 100% Team Efficiency

Life -- Lifehack - Founders and CEOs are always short on time, and their plates will never be cleared. But in order to succeed long-term, all leaders...

February 25, 2018 07:12 AM

Looking for a job? Highlight your ability, not your experience | Jason Shen

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - Very few of us hold jobs that line up directly with our past experiences or what we studied in college. Take TED Resident Jason...

February 25, 2018 07:12 AM

South Korea's Image at New High in U.S.

Life -- Gallup Headlines - In the U.S., 77% have a favorable view of South Korea, up 13 points since 2014. Meanwhile, favorable ratings of North Korea...

February 25, 2018 07:09 AM

The Best Ice Scraper and Snow Brush

Life -- The Wirecutter - For most of the country, winter months mean you can expect frost and probably snow, ice, and freezing rain. If you own a vehicle,...

February 25, 2018 07:09 AM

Master Your Chores and Your Work With Time Management Apps

Life -- Lifehacker - Working at home means you're surrounded by all of your stuff: from that pile of dirty dishes in your sink to that pile of laundry...

February 25, 2018 07:09 AM

U.S. Satisfaction With World Standing Hits 13-Year High

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans' satisfaction with the United States' position in the world is at a 13-year high, but most still think President...

February 25, 2018 07:04 AM

Breast cancer: How advanced imaging technologies will help avoid unnecessary biopsies

Life -- EurekAlert - Enhancing the diagnosis of breast cancer is the stated goal of a research team at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg....

February 25, 2018 07:03 AM

Structure Your Work-From-Home Day With These Routines

Life -- Lifehacker - The conveniences of working at home are also its curses. There's no commute giving you time to settle your thoughts on the way in...

February 25, 2018 07:02 AM

Getting a Second Opinion

Life -- Athlete Heart Blog - There can be tremendous value in getting a second opinion. I'm certain about that. At times, though, the process of getting...

February 25, 2018 07:02 AM

Brain Aging May Begin Earlier Than Expected

Life -- Neuroscience News - A new study reveals brain aging may start to occur by the age of 25.

February 25, 2018 07:01 AM