Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

August 20, 2018

Avoiding the Storms in Your Retirement Portfolio

Kiplinger.com -- When the financial clouds are gathering, you have some preparations to make. No. 1: Reduce your risk.

August 20, 2018 05:03 PM

Why Are Pregnant Women Told To Sleep On Their Left Side?

My Health News Daily -- Doctors have a very good reason for this recommendation.

August 20, 2018 03:51 PM

Here's Why Pepsi Is Buying SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

TIME -- SodaStream sells devices that let people make their own sodas at home

August 20, 2018 03:49 PM

PepsiCo Buys Israel's SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

U.S. News -- Beverage giant PepsiCo has bought Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion.

August 20, 2018 03:48 PM

Gatwick, UK's No.2 Airport, Shows Flights on White Boards After IT Fails

U.S. News -- Gatwick, Britain's second busiest airport, was forced to post flight information on white boards on Monday after an IT glitch...

August 20, 2018 03:47 PM

iPad explodes at Apple's Amsterdam store, customers evacuated

The Next Web -- An iPad exploded at the Apple Store in Amsterdam on Sunday as a result of an overheated or leaky battery, reported Dutch outlet AT5. No one was...

August 20, 2018 03:40 PM

See how your brain beats along with your heart in amplified MRI

USATODAY.com Technology News -- Amped up footage of the brain could better identify concussions, thanks to a new imaging technique called phase-based amplified MRI.

August 20, 2018 03:36 PM

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Salesforce, Dell, and Gartner Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Dell, Salesforce, Garner, AT&T, Hilton and Xerox are among 40 top brand names that want you to work for them remotely.

August 20, 2018 03:21 PM

Wildfires in the Arctic Circle spell the stark new reality of global warming

Think -- Big Think - In July of 2018, there were 11 wildfires occurring north of the Arctic Circle. That's more than ever before.

August 20, 2018 03:11 PM

Maple leaf extract could nip skin wrinkles in the bud

Life -- EurekAlert - Maple trees are best known for their maple syrup and lovely fall foliage. But it turns out that the beauty of those leaves could...

August 20, 2018 03:10 PM

More in U.S. Favor Diplomacy Over Sanctions for Russia

Life -- Gallup Headlines - By 58% to 36%, Americans say it is more important that the U.S. continue efforts to improve relations with Russia rather than...

August 20, 2018 03:10 PM

Hubble contributes to painting a picture of the evolving Universe

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - The Hubble Deep Field from 1995 allowed astronomers a first glimpse into the early Universe. This first picture was followed...

August 20, 2018 03:09 PM

Asperitas Clouds Over New Zealand

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - What kind of clouds are these?

August 20, 2018 03:08 PM

Reduce Jet Lag By Doing This Airline-Approved Workout When You Land

Life -- Lifehacker - When you travel to a different time zone, jet lag can sometimes be a difficult beast to handle. Long flights can be difficult on...

August 20, 2018 03:08 PM

Walmart completes its $16 billion acquisition of Flipkart

Tech -- TechCrunch - Walmart announced over the weekend that it has completed a $16 billion investment in Flipkart that sees it become the majority owner...

August 20, 2018 03:03 PM

The job market is so good, candidates aren't even showing up for interviews

CNN - Personal Finance -- It's a job seeker's market, and some candidates aren't even showing up for scheduled interviews. Or their first day of work.

August 20, 2018 02:01 AM

Great Tiny Homes for Retirement

Kiplinger.com -- If you're planning for retirement, downsizing is likely near the top of your to-do list. After all, it's a lot of work and expense to maintain...

August 20, 2018 01:56 AM

20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

Kiplinger.com -- The conventional approach to funding retirement is to withdraw 4% of your savings in the first year, followed by "pay raises" in each subsequent...

August 20, 2018 01:55 AM

15 Cheapest Towns You'll Actually Want to Retire In

Readers Digest -- Three out of four Baby Boomers are unsure if they have enough retirement savings. In these locations, those dollars will go much further.


August 20, 2018 01:54 AM

The Kindle Voyage is no longer available from Amazon

Tech -- TechCrunch - The Kindle Voyage is no more. The e-reader is currently unavailable through Amazon, as noted by a few sites. You can still pick...

August 20, 2018 01:48 AM

6 flying cars that you might actually be able to own (and fly) in your lifetime

Tech -- Digital Trends - Just like cellphones used to be only for the rich, soon taking a personal flying machine to work is going to be a part of everyday...

August 20, 2018 01:12 AM

Long Run Warmup with Getaway 5K + 10K Discount

FITaspire -- When you're training for a race, what goes into your training plan? I bet you start with the number of miles you're going to run each week. Then...

August 20, 2018 01:09 AM

How to binge-watch with friends-even when you're miles apart

Popular Science -- Stay social without going out.

So you aren't in the same physical location as your friends-that doesn't mean you can't hang out....

August 20, 2018 01:09 AM

Hailstorms aren't more common in Colorado than before, they are just costing more as the state grows

Denver Post -- In a state that's population has shot up by 1.3 million people since 2000, the hail that's been falling the last few years has been dinging more...

August 20, 2018 01:08 AM

Why People Believe in Their Leaders - or Not

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - Leadership is the relationship between people who aspire to lead and those who choose whether or not to follow.1...

August 20, 2018 01:04 AM

Report: High levels of weedkiller chemical found in cereals, snacks aimed at U.S. children

Think -- Big Think - Out of 45 samples, glyphosate was present in all but two, and almost three-quarters of the samples were found to have glyphosate...

August 20, 2018 01:02 AM

Elephants' anti-cancer trick is discovered

Think -- Big Think - Geneticists figure out how elephants keep from getting cancer in line with Peto's paradox. They revive a dead gene, and this "zombie"...

August 20, 2018 12:55 AM

A tax-smart way for retirees to give to charity

Life -- RetirementRevised - Giving away money from your IRA is looking like a better bet than ever. Well, perhaps not just giving it away, but donating...

August 20, 2018 12:09 AM

Seeing Titan

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Shrouded in a thick atmosphere,

August 20, 2018 12:08 AM

Surprising Gifts of Later Life

Life -- Psychology Today - Later life brings many gifts that enhance our own well-being and enrich the lives of others - like audacious authenticity,...

August 20, 2018 12:08 AM

The Surprising Secret to a Closer Relationship

Life -- Psychology Today - Do you ever wish you could feel closer to your partner, but aren't sure how? Here's one thing you can do to close the distance.

August 20, 2018 12:08 AM

15+ Origami and Paper Art Kits to Help You Master the Art of Paper Folding

Life -- My Modern Met - This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our...

August 20, 2018 12:08 AM

Perseid Fireball and Persistent Train

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - Perseid Fireball and Persistent Train

August 20, 2018 12:07 AM

What to Know About Money in Retirement

Life -- Lifehacker - You finally made it. You've scrimped and saved, invested what you could, paid for a house, college and all the other things that...

August 20, 2018 12:07 AM

Stop Letting Your Smartphone's Battery Die Before You Charge It

Life -- Lifehacker - There's nothing I hate more than people doing the wrong thing "just because" they've always done it. In this case, blasting movies,...

August 20, 2018 12:06 AM

Happy Birthday, Mr. Kranz!

Life -- NASA Image of the day - Wishing legendary NASA flight director Gene Kranz the happiest of birthdays!

August 20, 2018 12:05 AM

As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

Life -- EurekAlert - Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women...

August 20, 2018 12:03 AM

16 going on 66: Will you be the same person 50 years from now?

Life -- EurekAlert - From 16 to 66 your personality will change and over time you will generally become more emotionally stable. But don't compare yourself...

August 20, 2018 12:01 AM

What to Know About Money in Your 50s and 60s

Life -- Lifehacker - So, you've got a decently-sized nest egg building, your debts are paid off and your estate is more or less in order. You're approaching...

August 20, 2018 12:01 AM

14 Ways to Find Good Friends No Matter What Your Age

Life -- Lifehack - Making good friends as you get older can be difficult. Trying to balance your personal life with work can leave you with limited time...

August 20, 2018 12:00 AM

August 19, 2018

Airport Survival Kit: 11 Travel Essentials Under $20 That Will Save Your Trip

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - As a frequent traveler for work - frequent as in I'm a member of T.S.A. PreCheck, Global Entry and even Clear - I like to...

August 19, 2018 11:59 PM

Parker vs Perseid

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - The brief flash of a bright Perseid meteor streaks across the

August 19, 2018 11:59 PM

Government Back on Top as Nation's Leading Problem

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Americans once again identify government as the most important U.S. problem, replacing immigration atop the list.

August 19, 2018 11:58 PM

Sun's Magnetic Field Portrayed

Life -- NASA Image of the day - NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) scientists used their computer models to generate a view of the Sun's magnetic...

August 19, 2018 11:58 PM

What to Know About Money in Your Late 30s and 40s

Life -- Lifehacker - Your 20s are behind you and now you've got a spouse, kids and maybe even a home to show for it. Ideally, you've saved a bit for...

August 19, 2018 11:57 PM

How cancer cells communicate -- and how we can slow them down | Hasini Jayatilaka

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - When cancer cells are closely packed together in a tumor, they're able to communicate with each other and coordinate their...

August 19, 2018 11:57 PM

Hubble paints picture of the evolving universe

Life -- EurekAlert - Hubble and other space and ground-based telescopes, astronomers have assembled one of the most comprehensive portraits yet of the...

August 19, 2018 11:55 PM

Managing Panic Attacks: The Technique of Riding the Wave

Life -- Psychology Today - In a four-part series on panic attacks, I discuss their common features, the bodily symptoms associated with them, and how...

August 19, 2018 11:55 PM