Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

February 17, 2020

7 Best Places to Save Your Money for Early Retirement

The Dough Roller -- The idea of early retirement is exciting, but not if you're paying penalties just to access your savings early. Find out how to make the most...

February 17, 2020 06:16 PM

This Is Why Remote Workers Want To Keep Working Remotely

Buffer Open -- We just released our annual State of Remote Work report, and one of the most consistent responses is that when we ask remote workers if they'd...

February 17, 2020 06:11 PM

7 time-wasting habits to kick in 2020

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - What's your calendar killer? Try these practical strategies to reclaim more time in your work day and increase productivity,...

February 17, 2020 06:10 PM

5 Password Policies to Up Your Security

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Complex passwords can save users from being hacked-any IT admin will tell you that. Plus, countless studies and articles on password...

February 17, 2020 06:05 PM

Bill Gates Is Driving a Porsche Taycan. Here's Why He Didn't Get a Tesla

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- In a recent interview, Bill Gates reveals his most recent car purchase.

February 17, 2020 05:59 PM

Ring Lost in Maine Is Found in Finland 47 Years Later

U.S. News -- A high school class ring that was lost in Maine in 1973 has been found in a forest in Finland.

February 17, 2020 05:56 PM

Photo: Tiger moth caterpillar is the cutest of all

Life -- TreeHugger - Our photo of the day comes from the rainforest of Ecuador.

February 17, 2020 05:51 PM

Novel formulation permits use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to treat chronic pain

Life -- Phys.org - Crotoxin, extracted from the venom of the South American rattlesnake Crotalus durissus terrificus, has been studied for almost a century...

February 17, 2020 05:51 PM

A zoo experience with a $1,000 price tag is getting rave reviews

Media -- CNBC - Business - How does Canberra's National Zoo & Aquarium get visitors through the door with four-figure entrance fee? For starters, the...

February 17, 2020 05:45 PM

Coronavirus cases rise again in China's Hubei province

Media -- Reuters - Health - The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China's Hubei province rose on Monday after two days of falls, as authorities...

February 17, 2020 05:44 PM

Spectator dies at NHL Stadium Series game at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - The Air Force Academy, which hosted the Avalanche vs. Kings game at Falcon Stadium, confirmed the death of a civilian...

February 17, 2020 05:41 PM

China President Xi knew severity of coronavirus weeks before going public; Americans trapped on cruise ship coming home

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - President Xi Jinping published a timeline of his actions as the Communist Party worked to tamp down criticism of...

February 17, 2020 05:40 PM

The skinny on why poor sleep may increase heart risk in women

Life -- EurekAlert - A new study suggests that for women, poor sleep could contribute to unhealthy food choices, increasing the risk of obesity and heart...

February 17, 2020 05:37 PM

9 Favorite Nantucket Hotels & Inns

Life -- New England Today - In-season or off-season, the island of Nantucket is one of New England's premier bucket-list destinations. Beaches, quiet...

February 17, 2020 05:36 PM

Test measures immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis

Life -- EurekAlert - About 300,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed globally each year, with about 60% of women dying within five years after...

February 17, 2020 05:34 PM

NGC 2392: Double Shelled Planetary Nebula

Life -- Astronomy Picture of the Day - To some, this huge nebula resembles a person's head

February 17, 2020 05:33 PM

A Smudged Fingerprint

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - TheNASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is no stranger to spiral galaxies. The telescope has brought us some of the most beautiful...

February 17, 2020 05:33 PM

Brain Aging (and Boosting!) Starts Early in Life

Life -- Psychology Today - Boosting brain health early in life has long-term (and surprising) benefits!

February 17, 2020 05:32 PM

Low-cost "smart" diaper can notify caregiver when it's wet

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers have developed a new, low-cost smart diaper which combines current diaper materials and RFID technology. The...

February 17, 2020 05:31 PM

Playing Freely in Nature May Be Really Good for Kids

Life -- Psychology Today - Unstructured free play in natural environments can benefit early childhood development in multiple ways, according to a new...

February 17, 2020 05:30 PM

5 Tips to Ease your Return from Maternity Leave

Life -- Psychology Today - Concerned about returning to work after maternity leave? These 5 tips will make the transition smoother.

February 17, 2020 05:29 PM

Chrome OS adding gesture tutorials to the "Out of the Box" setup

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - The setup process for Chrome OS or as it is formally known, OOBE (out of box experience), has changed significantly over the...

February 17, 2020 05:27 PM

Weed companies find hilarious ad regulations loophole in adopting highways

Tech -- Mashable - Colorado drivers are currently commuting down what must be some of the most lit and spotless highways in the country. And it's all...

February 17, 2020 05:27 PM

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Buys Stake In Kroger

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Berkshire Hathaway's new investment in Kroger sent shares soaring Friday (Feb. 14), CNN reported.

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett...

February 17, 2020 05:05 PM

Google Looks To Publishers To Start Rival To Apple News

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Google might launch its own news aggregation service as a way to compete with rival Apple News+.

The Wall Street Journal reported...

February 17, 2020 04:52 PM

Candy, cheese soar to space station to satisfy crew cravings

ABC - Technology -- A cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the crew's cravings

February 17, 2020 02:56 AM

Michael Bloomberg vs. Bill Gates: This 1 Short Paragraph Reveals the Key Difference In How They Define Success

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Bloomberg: 'I am not smarter than anyone else, but I can out-work you.'

February 17, 2020 02:55 AM

Cough syrup drug being trialed as Parkinson's treatment

Life -- Neuroscience News - Ambroxol, a medication approved to treat coughs, may slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. The medication is able...

February 17, 2020 02:47 AM

12 Money-Saving Tips to Enjoy a Frugal Retirement

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - Adjusting to a fixed income in retirement can be a challenge - especially if you're living off less money.

Just because you...

February 17, 2020 02:44 AM

Earthquake experts lay out latest outlook for the 'Really Big One' that'll hit Seattle

Tech -- GeekWire - A color-coded computer simulation from 2016 shows how researchers think tsunami waves propagated from a magnitude-9 Cascadia subduction...

February 17, 2020 02:29 AM

Why Bill Gates thinks gene editing and artificial intelligence could save the world

Tech -- GeekWire - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates makes a point during a Q&A with Margaret Hamburg, board chair for the American Association for the...

February 17, 2020 01:58 AM

Buying curtains is a huge hassle. Barn & Willow is here to help

FastCompany -- The direct-to-consumer maker of custom drapes and shades wants to make buying window treatments easier, cheaper, and more fun.

February 17, 2020 01:21 AM

Bill Gates Believes to This Day That This 1 Trait Is What Sets Great Leaders Apart

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- It holds lasting power we can count on.

February 17, 2020 12:51 AM

Fiat Chrysler halts production in Serbia over China disruption

Media -- Reuters - Business - Fiat Chrysler (FCA) said on Friday it had temporarily halted production at its Serbian plant due to disruptions related...

February 17, 2020 12:32 AM

February 16, 2020

How often do couples have sex? 10 questions to ask your partner about your sex life

Think -- Big Think - Americans are having sex an average of 62 times per year - with people in their 20s having sex around 80 times per year, people in...

February 16, 2020 07:53 AM

Subtle decline in cognition predicts progression to Alzheimer's pathology

Life -- Neuroscience News - Cognitive performance may predict the progression from normal to abnormal levels of Alzheimer's associated amyloid-beta.

February 16, 2020 07:48 AM

Q&A: Coronavirus likely to infect the global economy

Life -- Phys.org - The rapid development of China's coronavirus crisis coincided with the annual idling of much of the country's economic activity due...

February 16, 2020 07:43 AM

This Valentine's Day: Retirement Planning for Couples at Every Stage of Their Financial Life

Life -- Kiplinger - It's a great time to sit down with your sweetheart and have a little chat about your goals. Here ares some highlights to discuss...

February 16, 2020 07:42 AM

Pancreatic cancer 'time machine' exposes plot twist in cell growth and invasion

Life -- Phys.org - Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst survival rates among cancers. Patients can expect as low as a 9% chance to live for at least...

February 16, 2020 07:41 AM

Kenneth Harris: From Teen Intern to Engineer

Life -- NASA Image of the day - In this image, Kenneth Harris II works in the clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

February 16, 2020 07:41 AM

Say Yes To the Recycled Oscar Dress: Laura Dern and Jane Fonda

Life -- Better After 50 - How many times can you wear that dress? Alot! Laura Dern just gave us permission to wear our coveted evening clothes not once...

February 16, 2020 07:38 AM

As Macbook malware continues to rise, Chromebooks remain a safe & secure bet

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Across the internet this week, reports were widespread on the rise of malware for Mac OS. As a matter of fact, in Malwarebytes'...

February 16, 2020 07:17 AM

AI interviewer asks Billie Eilish the weirdest questions

Media -- The Next Web - Billie Eilish has fielded countless interview questions during her meteoric rise to fame, but this week was the first time that...

February 16, 2020 06:58 AM

6 Ways to Live On 4% of a Million Dollars When You Retire

The Dough Roller -- It's completely possible to live on 4% of a million dollars once you reach your retirement years. Our guide will show you how.It's completely...

February 16, 2020 05:01 AM

Cancer Therapy in 2020

Scientific American -- The promise of host response profiling

February 16, 2020 05:00 AM

Personalized Cancer Therapy: A Source of Confidence for Patients

Enterprise -- SAP - MH Guide from SAP partner Molecular Health helps physicians with tumor analysis and opens up individual therapy approaches.

Jutta Vinzent...

February 16, 2020 04:51 AM

At 64, Bill Gates Says He Now Asks 1 Crucial Question That He Wouldn't Have Asked in His 20s

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Priorites do change throughout the human life span, as it has for Bill Gates.

February 16, 2020 04:39 AM

How to Pick a Target Fund

U.S. News -- These funds simplify retirement investing.

February 16, 2020 04:37 AM

Red Sox 2B Pedroia Won't Report to Spring Training on Time

U.S. News -- Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke says injured second baseman Dustin Pedroia won't report to spring training with the rest of the position players...

February 16, 2020 04:37 AM

7 Housing Options for Seniors

U.S. News -- Take a look at all the living arrangements available to retirees.

February 16, 2020 04:36 AM