Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

June 19, 2018

How to Save Money on Groceries

Life -- Lifehacker - Food is the average American household's largest expenditure after housing and transportation, according to the Bureau of Labor...

June 19, 2018 07:20 PM

A pack of wolves is about to save this national park

Popular Science -- With any luck, a boatload of predators is headed to Isle Royale.



After years of debate, the National Park Service announced...

June 19, 2018 06:38 PM

How to improve your posture

Popular Science -- Start by tossing out the idea that you need to sit perfectly straight.



Posture is a common boogeyman in modern medicine. It may...

June 19, 2018 06:38 PM

G7 Women Need Safety to Make Gender Inequality History

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Gallup data suggest that a lot of work remains to "make gender inequality history" in regard to women's safety -- even among...

June 19, 2018 06:13 PM

RFK's assassination: A medical analysis of his injuries and neurosurgical care

Life -- EurekAlert - Covers the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. The authors 'review the eyewitness reports of the mechanism of injury, the care rendered...

June 19, 2018 06:12 PM

An Active Prominence on the Sun

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sometimes the Sun's surface becomes a whirlwind of activity.

June 19, 2018 06:11 PM

How the Brain Plays a Role in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Life -- Neuroscience News - Peripheral inflammation is associated with brain connectivity and structure in those with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study...

June 19, 2018 06:10 PM

Another Day at the Office

Life -- NASA Image of the day - "Space was our office yesterday. #EVA51," said International Space Station astronaut Ricky Arnold on Friday.

June 19, 2018 06:03 PM

Trump Job Approval at 45%, Tying Personal Best

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Donald Trump's job approval rating averaged 45% the week of June 11-17, tying his personal high.

June 19, 2018 06:03 PM

Daily fasting works for weight loss

Life -- EurekAlert - A new study shows that daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure. The study is the first to examine...

June 19, 2018 06:00 PM

'Slow earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault increase risk of large quakes, say ASU scientists

Life -- EurekAlert - A detailed study of the California fault has discovered a new kind of movement that isn't accounted for in earthquake forecasting.

June 19, 2018 06:00 PM

Amazon made a special version of Alexa for hotels with Echo speakers in their rooms

Tech -- The Verge - Amazon is today introducing Alexa for Hospitality, a special version of the company's voice assistant that will be distributed on...

June 19, 2018 04:13 PM

The 2019 Mercedes G-Wagen is where past and present meet under the hood

Tech -- The Verge - Steep hills, narrow roads, and even some two-wheeled action in the German automaker's new spin on a classic

June 19, 2018 03:53 PM

James Hinchcliffe opens up about crash that nearly killed him

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports -- In 2015, Indy car driver James Hinchcliffe crashed while practicing for the Indianapolis 500, suffering major injuries that...

June 19, 2018 03:48 PM

June 18, 2018

How Much Cash Should Retirees Hold?

Kiplinger.com -- If you're thinking about three months' worth of expenses, you might want to think again. Three years' worth might be more like it for many people.

June 18, 2018 05:12 PM

Satisfaction With U.S. Direction Reaches 12-Year High

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans' satisfaction with the way things are going in the country has reached a 12-year high of 38%, one point above last...

June 18, 2018 04:33 PM

Diabetes may be an early manifestation of pancreatic cancer

Life -- EurekAlert - A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicates that recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be early expression...

June 18, 2018 04:33 PM

One in 5 parents did not talk to kids about what to do if they got lost at an amusement park

Life -- EurekAlert - New report indicates several opportunities to reduce safety risks for children in the amusement park environment.

June 18, 2018 04:32 PM

One galaxy, three supernovae

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - In astronomy, the devil is in the details - as this image, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for...

June 18, 2018 04:31 PM

Mars Engulfed

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

June 18, 2018 04:31 PM

How to Create Your Own Custom Alexa Skills

Life -- Lifehacker - Your Amazon Echo device is already pretty customizable in terms of what skills you add to it. What you may not realize is if you...

June 18, 2018 04:29 PM

Workday is a great place to work, and it wants to stay that way

Enterprise -- Computerworld - It's not much of a secret that Workday is a great place to work. In addition to being ranked by Computerworld as the No. 4 large...

June 18, 2018 03:50 PM

10 TED talks to sharpen your communication skills

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - Do you feel like when you talk, no one listens? Or do you struggle to remember what you hear? Improve your speaking...

June 18, 2018 03:48 PM

iOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone location during 911 calls

Tech -- The Verge - Apple has just announced a new iOS 12 feature for the US this fall: automatic location sharing with first responders when you dial...

June 18, 2018 03:45 PM

Retirees planning to downsize should brace for sticker shock

CNBC-Top Business -- Many retirees are surprised that their long-assumed plan to downsize will cost more than they thought.

June 18, 2018 03:13 AM

3 key considerations for retirees taking on part-time work

CNBC-Top Business -- If you return to work in retirement, be aware of how extra income will affect other areas of your financial life.

June 18, 2018 03:13 AM

Here are some overlooked ways to make your money last in retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- You've worked for years to accumulate a nest egg for your retirement. Here's how to make it last.

June 18, 2018 03:12 AM

Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban met for lunch at Dairy Queen

CNBC-Top Business -- Cuban had a chili cheese dog.

June 18, 2018 03:12 AM

4 easy ways to increase your retirement income

CNBC-Top Business -- Careful retirement planning is important. Here are four things you can do on your own to tip the scales in your favor.

June 18, 2018 03:12 AM

10 documentaries that will make you a lot smarter about money

Think -- Big Think - There's no escaping its vast power and utility for the human enterprise. Stories, great tales, and songs have all been written about...

June 18, 2018 03:05 AM

A Home Away From Home for People With Dementia, Alzheimer's

U.S. News -- As her disease worsened, Kristin Prieur's mother, who suffers from dementia, spent her days socializing at Circles of Caring, an adult day health...

June 18, 2018 02:57 AM

How Much Should You Save to Fund Major Expenses?

U.S. News -- Here's how much to save for a new home, a child's education, a new car and your retirement.

June 18, 2018 02:56 AM

How a Bond Tent Protects Your Nest Egg

U.S. News -- Instead of campers, this tent offers shelter for investors nearing retirement.

June 18, 2018 02:55 AM

10 Tips for Managing Time in Retirement

U.S. News -- Here's how to find a balance between an over-scheduled retirement and boredom.

June 18, 2018 02:53 AM

3 Tips to Chart Your Own Map to Retirement

U.S. News -- A survey finds many Americans don't have a long-term financial plan.

June 18, 2018 02:52 AM

Analysts: Medicare Insolvency Looms, But Social Security Poses Bigger Threat

U.S. News -- Experts agree this year's Social Security and Medicare trustees' reports were bad news. But the more urgent problem might not have gotten the...

June 18, 2018 02:51 AM

Diabetes Linked to Risk for Parkinson's Disease

U.S. News -- Men and women with type 2 diabetes may face a significantly higher...

June 18, 2018 02:51 AM

7 Myths About Social Security

U.S. News -- Separate Social Security facts from fiction to make the most of your benefit during retirement.

June 18, 2018 02:50 AM

How to Save $100,000 for Retirement by Age 35

U.S. News -- Money you save by age 35 has 30 years to compound before retirement.

June 18, 2018 02:49 AM

Retirement Savings Milestones to Hit by Age 30

U.S. News -- If you are doing these 10 things, your retirement finances are off to a good start.

June 18, 2018 02:48 AM

Parkinson's Foundation Announces Five New Members of its People with Parkinson's Advisory Council

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- The Parkinson's Foundation today announced five new members of its People with Parkinson's Advisory Council. The council consists of people living...

June 18, 2018 02:40 AM

Viking's Fifth Ocean Ship Named By NASA Astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher In Italy

PR Newswire: Networks -- Viking(r) (www.vikingcruises.com) today named its fifth ocean ship, Viking Orion(r) during a spectacular celebration in Livorno, Italy. The ship...

June 18, 2018 02:35 AM

Lifestyle Choices vs Cancer Risk

Information Is Beautiful -- Diet, exercise and other choices play a huge role in cancer risk. We worked with The World Cancer Research Fund to chart the latest science....

June 18, 2018 12:12 AM

Elvis Presley's Drummer D.J. Fontana Dead At 87

Fifty - The Huffington Post -- Fontana played on 460 Elvis Presley recordings.

June 18, 2018 12:12 AM

5 Ageist Stereotypes That Really Need To Go Away Already

Fifty - The Huffington Post -- Ageism is the last ism to go unaddressed. We want to address it.

June 18, 2018 12:12 AM

June 17, 2018

Watch the colossal Martian dust storm swallow the planet, and Opportunity along with it

BGR -- By now you've surely heard about the massive dust storm currently raging on Mars. Our planetary neighbor is experiencing a pretty serious bout...

June 17, 2018 11:56 PM

The Apollo landings actually made the Moon warmer, but not in the way you're imagining

BGR -- It's common knowledge that mankind has caused the dramatic warming of the Earth - nobody besides conspiracy nuts and politicians looking for...

June 17, 2018 11:52 PM

Amazon-Whole Foods one year later: How tech is reshaping grocery, and how rivals are responding

GeekWire -- One year ago, Amazon agreed to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, sending shockwaves through a grocery industry suddenly faced with competing...

June 17, 2018 11:18 PM

Monster catfish pulled from Seattle lake by Microsoft employee turns heads in salmon country

GeekWire -- It's not the type of fish you see flying over the display case at Pike Place Market in Seattle. But a catfish pulled out of the city's Green...

June 17, 2018 11:16 PM

Heartwarming Portraits Show Different Types of Dads Spending Time With Their Kids

Life -- My Modern Met - All dads have their own style of raising their kids. Whether it's silly, strict, playful, empathetic, or a combination of them...

June 17, 2018 11:14 PM