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April 23, 2018

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

Researchers discover potential source of gender differences in migraines

Life -- EurekAlert - Findings from a new study conducted in rats reveal that females may be more susceptible to migraines and less responsive to treatment...

April 23, 2018 05:33 PM

April 22, 2018

60 Things Every Caregiver Needs to Know

Readers Digest -- These research-backed tips and strategies from other caregivers who have been in the trenches will help you give the best possible care to the...

April 22, 2018 10:20 PM

34% of U.S. senior citizens don't use the Internet, Pew study shows

USATODAY.com Technology News -- Age isn't the only factor that impacts Internet use. Income is another major variable, with 19% of Americans earning less than $30,000 annually...

April 22, 2018 10:16 PM

WATCH: Could caffeine be good for your heart?

ABC - Health -- Studies suggest regular coffee use protects patients from atrial fibrillation.

April 22, 2018 10:12 PM

Health care could cost couples $280,000 in retirement

CNN - Personal Finance -- Health care costs could be your biggest and most unpredictable expense in retirement.

April 22, 2018 10:12 PM

Do I have enough saved to cover my spending in retirement?

CNN - Personal Finance -- When retirement is decades away, it's tough to get an accurate fix on what your future living costs will be.

April 22, 2018 10:05 PM

Retirees Often Make This Major Social Security Mistake

Kiplinger.com -- Many people take Social Security early and put off tapping into their IRAs and 401(k)s until they must. But that's the opposite of what most...

April 22, 2018 10:00 PM

13 Retirement Facts You Need to Take Seriously

Readers Digest -- If you pay attention and adapt accordingly, you just might get that retirement you're dreaming of-here are the facts that you can't ignore.


April 22, 2018 09:59 PM

17 Everyday Things You Didn't Know Could Be Hacked

Readers Digest -- More and more, common items we regularly use are becoming connected, making things more convenient not only for us, but for hackers, too. Here's...

April 22, 2018 09:59 PM

8 Early Parkinson's Disease Symptoms That Are Too Easy to Miss

Readers Digest -- This movement disorder is more treatable when caught early, but Parkinson's symptoms can appear quite differently from one person to another....

April 22, 2018 09:58 PM

Nuts May Be Good for the Heart, but Are Hardly a Miracle Food

NYT > Health -- Eating nuts was tied to a lower risk for atrial fibrillation, but may not lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes.

April 22, 2018 09:58 PM

TaskRabbit shuts itself down while it investigates cybersecurity incident

CNN - Technology -- TaskRabbit, an on-demand marketplace for finding gig workers acquired by Ikea in September, said Monday that it is investigating a cybersecurity...

April 22, 2018 09:54 PM

8 gig jobs that could boost your bottom line in retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- Here's what you need to think about if you want to keep income coming in during retirement.

April 22, 2018 09:50 PM

Drinking water may help exercising seniors stay mentally sharp

Life -- EurekAlert - Older people should drink more water to reap the full cognitive benefits of exercise, new research suggests. The study, to be presented...

April 22, 2018 09:47 PM

Why You Need To Pay Attention To Gen X Leaders

FastCompany -- Gen Xers are often overlooked. But they have some unique leadership attributes-and their collective power is growing.

Members of Generation X...

April 22, 2018 09:37 PM

6 of the best password managers to keep your data secure online

Mashable! -- We're just gonna say it: Creating strong, complex passwords - and then actually remembering what those passwords are - has become a huge pain...

April 22, 2018 08:05 PM

Best vacuum cleaners, according to online reviews

Mashable! -- Keeping a clean house is a job that never ends. Having a great vacuum that can handle it all is absolutely essential.

After you've decluttered...

April 22, 2018 07:13 PM

TESS Launch Close Up

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - NASA's

April 22, 2018 06:30 PM

Cows will one day rule the earth, say scientists

Think -- Big Think - When humans die out or leave Earth because of climate change, cows may be the biggest (and most widespread) animal left, thereby...

April 22, 2018 06:26 PM

Meet Daisy, Apple's newest iPhone-recycling robot

USATODAY.com Technology News -- Apple launches new recycling and environmental initiatives in advance of Earth Day. Also new: Daisy, a "disassembly" robot.

April 22, 2018 07:12 AM

These STEM Scholarships Can Help You Prepare for a Career in Cybersecurity

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - With all the data breaches happening around the country, it's no wonder that jobs in cybersecurity are on the rise.


April 22, 2018 07:11 AM

You Could Save Money by Ditching These Disposables and Buying Reusables

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Saving the planet doesn't always come cheap.

Many of the disposable products we often use and love are easy to access at...

April 22, 2018 07:10 AM

The 10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- These towns rank highest when it comes to cost of living, median home prices and property tax rates.

April 22, 2018 07:06 AM

When is the last time you updated your beneficiary designations?

CNBC-Top Business -- Advisors call failure to update beneficiaries one of the most common retirement and estate planning errors.

April 22, 2018 07:05 AM

How Safe is Your 401(k)?

U.S. News -- Here's how to protect your retirement savings.

April 22, 2018 06:56 AM

'60 Minutes' Report Details Progression of Alzheimer's

U.S. News -- A sobering '60 Minutes' report filmed over a decade shows the toll that Alzheimer's Disease takes on a wife and husband in New York.

April 22, 2018 06:54 AM

Your Money: Women Who Retire Early Can Miss Out

U.S. News -- Women have a math problem when it comes to retirement: On average, they retire two years earlier than men...

April 22, 2018 06:54 AM

7 Ways to Cope With Inflation in Retirement

U.S. News -- Here's how retirees can stay ahead of rising costs.

April 22, 2018 06:53 AM

Air Force to Buy Water, Help With Filters for Colorado Towns

U.S. News -- The U.S. military has agreed to spend more than $900,000 to buy water and take other steps for Colorado communities where wells were tainted...

April 22, 2018 06:53 AM

Brain Science Institute at Brown Receives $100M Gift

U.S. News -- Brown University's brain science institute has been given $100 million to advance the understanding of the brain and what causes Lou Gehrig's...

April 22, 2018 06:52 AM

7 Myths About Finances in Retirement

U.S. News -- Separating financial facts from fiction will help you budget correctly for retirement.

April 22, 2018 06:49 AM

The 3 Best Mountain Escapes for Retirement

U.S. News -- These mountain towns provide cool weather and views of scenic peaks and waterfalls.

April 22, 2018 06:48 AM

Memorial Held for Thunderbirds Pilot Killed in Crash

U.S. News -- Fighter jets flew overhead in the missing-man formation during a Southern California memorial for a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot who was...

April 22, 2018 06:46 AM

Cure Alzheimer's Fund PSA Focused on the Impact of Alzheimer's Disease Playing in More than 1,200 Movie Theaters Nationwide

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- A new public service announcement (PSA) created by BBDO New York on behalf of Cure Alzheimer's Fund has been released and is now playing in over...

April 22, 2018 06:38 AM

Researchers Join the Fight to Defeat Brain Disease

PR Newswire: Semantic Web -- A common denominator in the search for better treatments, prevention, and cures for migraine, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's...

April 22, 2018 06:23 AM

Is Renters Insurance Worth It?

Fifty - The Huffington Post -- Here are seven questions you should ask yourself to find out.

April 22, 2018 05:42 AM