Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

October 16, 2018

Sleep With Your Door Closed to Increase Your Chances of Surviving a House Fire

Life -- Lifehacker - Half of house fires happen between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., a time in which most of us would not be conscious enough to know something's...

October 16, 2018 06:33 PM

Let's protect the oceans like national parks | David Lang

Life -- TEDTalks Videos - You don't have to be a scientist to help protect the world's oceans, says underwater drone expert and TED Fellow David Lang...

October 16, 2018 06:31 PM

How Teamwork in the Workplace Boosts Morale and Delivers Results

Life -- Lifehack - If you want a lesson on team morale and its criticality, just look to American soldiers in World War II and Vietnam. These were very...

October 16, 2018 06:30 PM

Travel Smarter With These Discounted AmazonBasics Packing Cubes

Life -- Lifehacker - Packing cubes can make organizing clothes and toiletries for your next trip a little less hellish, and this highly-rated set of...

October 16, 2018 06:28 PM

Is There a True Measure of Success? How to Define Your Own

Life -- Lifehack - Success is an enchanting word. It's the magical stardust we all want to be touched by. It's a goal on its own for many too, a motivator,...

October 16, 2018 06:27 PM

How to Invest in the Stock Market for Retirement

Life -- Retirement - Only the Beginning - Written by Becky Wilcox

It's never too late to invest in the stock market for retirement- even if you are retiring...

October 16, 2018 06:14 PM

SimpliSafe takes on Nest with the Video Doorbell Pro

Tech -- Mashable - The connected doorbell market is expanding.

Modular home security manufacturer SimpliSafe is launching the Video Doorbell Pro nationwide...

October 16, 2018 05:56 PM

The new Kindle Paperwhite is thinner and waterproof

Tech -- TechCrunch - The Voyage may be dead, but the Kindle line still has some life left in it. This time last year, Amazon upgraded the high-end Oasis...

October 16, 2018 05:53 PM

15 Things No One Tells You About Alzheimer's Disease

Readers Digest -- Every 65 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and their family and friends must become caregivers. Experts share the 15 things no...

October 16, 2018 05:41 PM

I Was Diagnosed with Alzheimer's-Here's How My Life Has Already Changed

Readers Digest -- When Deborah Waskow was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, she planned to make the most of the time she has left with her family.

October 16, 2018 05:41 PM

Anthem agrees to pay $16 million in data breach privacy settlement

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The insurer will shell out to settle a privacy violations case issued by the US government.

October 16, 2018 05:27 PM

Amazon's massive one-day Halloween candy sale is so good it's scary

Tech -- BGR - If you tend to leave things for the last minute, you end up paying for it one way or another in most cases. When it comes to shopping for...

October 16, 2018 04:48 PM

50 years after Apollo moonshots, will rivalry with China spark a new space race?

Tech -- GeekWire - NASA astronaut Harrison Schmitt stands next to the U.S. flag on the moon with Earth hanging in the black sky above during the Apollo...

October 16, 2018 04:03 PM

Man wants to trade his private island for an incredibly rare Porsche

Tech -- BGR - If you ever reach the where you have a private island just sitting around unused, there's a good chance you're already pretty satisfied...

October 16, 2018 04:00 PM

Apollo 17 moonwalker Harrison Schmitt stirs up a buzz with climate change views

Tech -- GeekWire - Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt speaks at an "Apollo Plus 50" session during the ScienceWriters 2018 conference in Washington,...

October 16, 2018 03:58 PM

Houseparty adds Facemail, a way to send recorded video chats to friends

Tech -- The Verge - Houseparty, which makes an app for hosting live video chats with your friends and family, is taking a step toward video voicemail....

October 16, 2018 03:50 PM

NASA's one last hope for reviving the Opportunity rover may rest with Mars itself

Tech -- BGR - With NASA's Hubble and Chandra spacecraft both choosing the same week to malfunction, it's obviously been a trying time for space agency...

October 16, 2018 03:48 PM

Zimmer and Apple launch clinical study covering up to 10K patients who get knee and hip replacements

Tech -- TechCrunch - Apple has made health - and helping people keep tabs on theirs - a cornerstone of how it is presenting the benefits of its newest...

October 16, 2018 03:42 PM

Amazon debuts a retail site for 'Shark Tank' products

Tech -- TechCrunch - Inventor Jamie Siminoff was rejected by the sharks on ABC's "Shark Tank" in 2013 when trying to make a deal for his video doorbell...

October 16, 2018 03:40 PM

October 15, 2018

Global Survey: Washing Your Hands can Make Others Happier and More Willing to Interact

Justmeans -- Global survey: Washing your hands can make others happier and more willing to interact

October 15, 2018 09:33 PM

How Neil Armstrong's Moon Spacesuit Was Preserved for Centuries to Come

TIME -- What might be the most celebrated suit of clothing ever made cost an awful lot for the exceedingly short time it was used. The price tag: $670,000...

October 15, 2018 04:45 PM

Ronald Reagan goes 3D as a hologram at his presidential museum

USATODAY.com Technology News -- The nation's 40th president goes high-tech to serve as The Great Communicator once again

October 15, 2018 04:25 PM

Seven iOS 12 security setting tips you should check right now

USATODAY.com Technology News -- Here's some tricks to take advantage of the latest bug fixes on iOS 12 and make sure you're keeping your device as safe as you can from hackers.

October 15, 2018 04:24 PM

He retired at 34. Here's how many people are enjoying a very early retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- Retiring in your 60s and 70s can seem a challenge to pull off. So how are some people pulling it off in their 30s and 40s?

October 15, 2018 04:21 PM

Self-driving cars could change the way you get around in retirement

CNBC-Top Business -- Autonomous vehicles could change everything about the way we travel on the road, particularly during our retirement years.

October 15, 2018 04:21 PM

Millions of Americans think saving for retirement 'can wait'-here's why money experts disagree

CNBC-Top Business -- Only about 3 in 10 millennials are saving for the future.

October 15, 2018 04:19 PM

Red Sox Ace Chris Sale Hospitalized With Stomach Illness

U.S. News -- The Boston Red Sox say ace left-hander Chis Sale has a stomach illness and will spend the night in the hospital.

October 15, 2018 04:00 PM

Many cases of dementia may arise from non-inherited DNA 'spelling mistakes'

Life -- EurekAlert - Only a small proportion of cases of dementia are thought to be inherited -- the cause of the vast majority is unknown. Now, in a...

October 15, 2018 03:55 PM

Snapshot: Congress Approval Still Low Heading Into Midterms

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Congressional job approval stands at 21% in October, largely unchanged after the Brett Kavanaugh hearings but improved from...

October 15, 2018 03:55 PM

On the hunt for newborn stars

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - This image, taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), shows a patch of space filled with...

October 15, 2018 03:54 PM

Orion in Red and Blue

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - When did Orion become so flashy?

October 15, 2018 03:54 PM

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Tech -- Mashable - In a seemingly rare instance, Donald Trump was pressed about his views on climate change on Sunday in an interview with 60 Minutes'...

October 15, 2018 02:46 PM

15 ways your Assistant can coach you through the MLB Postseason

Official Google Blog -- More than 2,400 regular season Major League Baseball games are in the books and we're down to just four teams. The National League Championship...

October 15, 2018 05:54 AM

Computer model simulates how Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain

gizmag -- A team of researchers has developed the first computer model that effectively simulates how toxic proteins associated with several neurodegenerative...

October 15, 2018 05:49 AM

This Common Disease Can Actually Kickstart Alzheimer's

Readers Digest -- Have you seen your dentist lately? Taking care of your teeth and gums might just save your brain.

October 15, 2018 05:45 AM

This Could Be the Earliest Sign of Alzheimer's Disease (Hint: It's Not Getting Lost)

Readers Digest -- At risk for Alzheimer's? Keep an eye out for this one thing, because it could show up way before the most common symptoms do.

October 15, 2018 05:45 AM

15 Halloween Treats Nutritionists Secretly Love

Readers Digest -- And no, there are no kale chips or cacao nibs on the list.

October 15, 2018 05:45 AM

Retirement Target-Date Funds Stung by Emerging Markets, U.S. Bonds

U.S. News -- The largest target-date funds for U.S. investors nearing retirement are reporting their worst performance...

October 15, 2018 05:33 AM

Retiring Early? Don't Forget to Do These Things

U.S. News -- Early retirement has many unexpected costs and challenges.

October 15, 2018 05:33 AM

Health Tip: 10 Signs of Alzheimer's

U.S. News -- Nearly 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the Alzheimer's Association...

October 15, 2018 05:33 AM

4 Documents You Need in Retirement

U.S. News -- This paperwork will make difficult decisions easier on yourself and your heirs.

October 15, 2018 05:29 AM

The Best Places to Retire in 2019

U.S. News -- These retirement spots provide the amenities seniors want at a reasonable cost.

October 15, 2018 04:55 AM

Why the Feds streamlined Medicare.gov

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - 10,000 consumers are enrolling in Medicare daily and that flock of new enrollees is pushing the federal government to...

October 15, 2018 04:31 AM

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

Think -- HBR.org - Women's conferences and employee resource groups (ERGs) are increasingly inviting men to attend. By creating...

October 15, 2018 04:14 AM

New infographics show how Americans cope with hurricanes

Think -- Big Think - New infographics reveal how we deal with approaching hurricanes. We're ultimately defenseless, but here's how we get though it all.Among...

October 15, 2018 04:10 AM

Nearly every country wants universal healthcare (except for one)

Think -- Big Think - It's long been known that the U.S. is the only wealthy country without universal healthcare. But even significantly poorer countries...

October 15, 2018 04:08 AM

3 Ways to Build a Data-Driven Team

Think -- HBR.org - It is no doubt a sign of progress that a significant proportion of organizations and managers today appear...

October 15, 2018 04:07 AM

One-Third of US Adults Hit with Identity Theft

Infosec -- Dark Reading - That's double the global average and more than three times the rate of French and German adults.

October 15, 2018 03:54 AM

5 Steps That Will Save You Serious Money Every Time You Shop at Walgreens

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - There's a Walgreens on just about every busy street corner. That means they're super convenient for those times I run out...

October 15, 2018 03:06 AM