Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

September 24, 2017

Why a Longer Vacation Isn't Necessarily a Better Vacation

Life -- Lifehacker - "Ahh, this is it." It's the sigh we all want to sigh on vacation. Full relaxation, total enjoyment, that pure vacationy feeling....

September 24, 2017 05:09 AM

It's Back - Earn Double Points with Amtrak!

Life -- Points with a Crew - Amtrak promotions are some of the best ways to earn additional points, especially the lucrative Double Days promotions!...

September 24, 2017 05:08 AM

5 Things Baby Boomers And Gen X-ers Can Do To Make Millennials More Successful

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- The next generation needs positive guidance.

September 24, 2017 04:59 AM

Vermonters Celebrating Woodwork, Forest at Festival

U.S. News -- Vermonters are celebrating woodworking, farming and forests this weekend at a festival in Woodstock.

September 24, 2017 04:58 AM

How to Prepare for an Early and Unexpected Retirement

U.S. News -- Keep these tips in mind to prepare for an unknown such as an unexpected early retirement.

September 24, 2017 04:58 AM

5 Affordable Housing Options for Seniors

U.S. News -- Consider these living arrangements that will reduce your housing expenses in retirement.

September 24, 2017 04:57 AM

9 Benefits of Decluttering Your Home Before You Die

U.S. News -- Retirement is a great time to finally go through everything you've accumulated over the years.

September 24, 2017 04:57 AM

More Millennials Searching In-Store for Deals than Baby Boomers

Business Wire: Internet -- Seventy-one percent of Millennials are visiting multiple stores to find the best deals, compared to 57 percent of Baby Boomers, according to...

September 24, 2017 04:16 AM

The first real-world iPhone 8 camera pics are here, and they're as good as you expect

BGR -- The iPhone 8 only landed this morning, but photographers the world over have wasted no time in getting to know Apple's newest camera. Smartphone...

September 24, 2017 04:07 AM

Insane drone pilot toys with freight train, doesn't immediately regret it

BGR -- If I were to tell you that I'm about to show you a video involving a drone and a freight train, you might think that it ends in tears. That's...

September 24, 2017 04:06 AM

A hurricane hunter explains what it's like to fly through the eye of the storm

The Verge -- Hurricane hunter Ian Sears often jokes that the most dangerous part of his day is not flying through the eye of a hurricane, it's driving to...

September 24, 2017 03:46 AM

Star Trek: Discovery: everything you need to know before the series launches Sunday

The Verge -- Star Trek: Discovery is the first new Trek show in more than a decade, and fans will be watching this weekend's premiere closely to see how it...

September 24, 2017 03:44 AM

143 million compromised Social Security numbers: everything you need to know about the Equifax hack

The Verge -- It has been marked as the worst data breach in US history. Attackers stole half the US population's Social Security numbers from Equifax this...

September 24, 2017 03:43 AM

The anatomy of a hurricane

Popular Science -- Here's how these huge storms form.



Every tropical cyclone that forms on Earth has the same basic structure that sets these...

September 24, 2017 03:35 AM

NASA's asteroid-collecting spacecraft will slingshot around Earth today

Popular Science -- It has to pick up an extra boost.



OSIRIS-REx is stopping by to pick up an extra boost from Earth's gravity.

September 24, 2017 03:34 AM

Xcel and other Mountain West power providers move to join larger regional group

Denver Post -- The Mountain West Transmission Group, which includes Xcel Energy's local operation in Denver, is moving forward to join the Southwest Power Pool...

September 24, 2017 03:33 AM

The Lost Art of Emailing: How Emailing Can Make Us More Productive and Efficient Again

Life -- Lifehack - Are you one of those people who see email as an annoyance and not a productivity tool? Do you see email as a barrier to getting things...

September 24, 2017 03:07 AM

Solar Eclipse Solargraph

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Today is the

September 24, 2017 03:06 AM

Here's How to Donate Supplies, Money or Time After a Natural Disaster

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Our world is not lacking in natural disasters. In any given month, communities are experiencing or cleaning up from a hurricane,...

September 24, 2017 03:03 AM

A 20-Minute Nap at Work Makes You Awake and Productive the Whole Day

Life -- Lifehack - Everyone experiences tiredness at work sometimes. At some point (usually around 2:00 PM), you find yourself ready for a nap. Your...

September 24, 2017 03:02 AM

Soaring Over Jupiter

Life -- NASA Image of the day - This striking image of Jupiter was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft as it performed its eighth flyby of the gas giant...

September 24, 2017 01:35 AM

September 23, 2017

Major League Baseball Players to Provide $1 Million for Disaster Relief Across the Americas

Justmeans -- Players Trust to provide funding support to nonprofits providing disaster aid in areas hit by recent hurricanes and earthquakes

September 23, 2017 11:07 PM

September 22, 2017

5 Signs that You Need Senior Care

Retirement - Only the Beginning -- How to know it's time to consider senior care.

September 22, 2017 05:04 PM

Adjust these iOS 11 settings to make your iPhone as secure as possible

BGR -- Apple's introduction of Face ID on the iPhone X dragged the conversation about iOS security back into the spotlight - and that's always a good...

September 22, 2017 05:02 PM

The Volvo XC40 is the fashionable SUV you can buy like a phone

The Verge -- The Volvo XC40 may be just another small SUV for people who wouldn't be caught dead in a sedan these days, but the company's approach to sharing...

September 22, 2017 04:53 PM

Earthquakes are even harder to predict than we thought

Popular Science -- Like it was ever easy.



Large earthquakes seem to follow a pattern.

September 22, 2017 04:52 PM

Google buys land, buildings at Boulder Campus for $131M

Denver Post -- Google, nearing completion on the first phase of a new four-acre campus in Boulder, has purchased land and two buildings for $130.944 million.

September 22, 2017 04:51 PM

Stephen Hawking, take heart: Revalesio's ALS drug gets regulatory boost from FDA

GeekWire -- Revalesio, a biomedical company headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., says it's been cleared to benefit from federal incentives for the development...

September 22, 2017 04:49 PM

Your Parmesan Cheese is Probably Sawdust. Here's How to Find the Real Stuff

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - The first time I had Parmesan cheese, I was 26 years old.

No, I wasn't raised by wolves. In fact, my parents fed me a lot...

September 22, 2017 04:41 PM

Top 5 Nut Trees Sold Through Arbor Day Tree Nursery

Justmeans -- Are you considering adding nut trees or bushes to your yard? The...

September 22, 2017 04:39 PM

Trump's Leadership Qualities Assessed a Year Later

Life -- Gallup Headlines - As was the case in 2016, Donald Trump scores highest on the leadership dimensions of being competitive, intense and emphasizing...

September 22, 2017 04:38 PM

Pre-Election, Germans Satisfied With Their Political System

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Ahead of the federal election on Sunday, strong majorities of Germans are satisfied with their local and nationally elected...

September 22, 2017 04:38 PM

A September Morning Sky

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - The Moon, three planets, and a bright star gathered near the

September 22, 2017 04:36 PM

How to Choose the Perfect Dog If You Have Kids

Life -- Lifehacker - I've been known as a "cat person" for years, but recently my family decided the time was right to add another species to our household:...

September 22, 2017 04:36 PM

Procrastination is a Practice Ground for Life Mastery

Life -- zenhabits - There isn't a person among us who doesn't procrastinate - put off your work for the day, distract yourself, put off...

September 22, 2017 04:36 PM

Babies Can Learn That Hard Work Pays Off

Life -- Neuroscience News - MIT researchers report children as young as 15 months try harder to complete a task if they witness an adult struggling to...

September 22, 2017 04:34 PM

Democrats' Confidence in Mass Media Rises Sharply From 2016

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Democrats' confidence in the mass media has risen sharply to 72% in 2017, while Republicans' confidence remains low.

September 22, 2017 04:33 PM

Gallup Vault: Praise for U.S. Constitution at 200 Years

Life -- Gallup Headlines - As the U.S. Constitution turns 230, the Gallup Vault reviews what Americans thought of the historical document at its bicentennial...

September 22, 2017 04:33 PM

X-plane Preliminary Design Model Tests Quiet Supersonic Technology

Life -- NASA Image of the day - Test Engineer Samantha O'Flaherty finalizes the set-up of the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) Preliminary Design...

September 22, 2017 04:33 PM

UPS is Hiring About 95,000 People to Help Out During the Holidays

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Because I live in Florida, snow doesn't signal the approach of the holidays.

Rather, it's the frequency of UPS trucks I see...

September 22, 2017 04:32 PM

What intelligent machines can learn from a school of fish | Radhika Nagpal

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - Science fiction visions of the future show us AI built to replicate how our minds work -- but what if we modeled it instead...

September 22, 2017 04:31 PM

Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation

Enterprise -- Information Week - Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can...

September 22, 2017 03:45 PM

Albertsons Companies Hurricane Relief Fundraising Tops $8 Million. Company Donates Millions in Products and Pledges Continued Partnership with Affected Communities

Justmeans -- Company is recognized this week for its longstanding Disaster Relief and Outreach Initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

September 22, 2017 04:18 AM

T. Rowe Price: Parents of Only Boys Place Greater Priority on College Than Parents of Only Girls

Justmeans -- Parents of all boys are saving more and willing to spend more on their kids' college education than parents of all girls

September 22, 2017 04:05 AM

Visa Launches Online Tool to Help Connect Families to Essential Supplies in Wake of Disasters

Justmeans -- Hurricane Area Store Locator Helps Impacted Residents Find Gas, Groceries

September 22, 2017 04:04 AM

September 21, 2017

The 10 Best Small Cities To Live In, According to Money Magazine

Fifty - The Huffington Post -- Let's make some moves! 🏡

September 21, 2017 05:52 PM

7 Ways To Save Money When You Die

Fifty - The Huffington Post -- Do you have any idea how much a funeral can cost?

September 21, 2017 05:52 PM

Creative Exercises to Add to Your Daily Routine

FITaspire -- Today I'm excited to share a guest post to help you find creative ways to incorporate exercise/movement into your day. So many of us have packed...

September 21, 2017 05:51 PM

There are now 30 million paid music subscribers in the US

The Verge -- More than 30 million people pay for music subscriptions in the US, according to the latest figures released by the Recording Industry Association...

September 21, 2017 05:36 PM