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5 Things People Who are Colorblind (and Their Doctors) Want You to Know

health.usnews.com — Yes, they can see something. It's just not what you're seeing. You should avoid playing games that attempt to expose your friend's colorblindness. If you've seen "The Giver," you've gotten a glimpse of what it might be like to live in a black and white world. What it's not like?
Aug 20, 2014

The colorblind @ivanoransky to @annamedaris: "I see something – it’s just not what you’re seeing.” bit.ly/1vhEKnT

Aug 20, 2014

Never occurred to me that a #colorblind person might be bothered by the green indicator light on a hotel door: health.usnews.com/health-news/he…

Aug 20, 2014

RT @USNewsHealth: "No, I DON'T want to guess what color your sweater is." 5 things colorblind people want you to know. ow.ly/AwNWq

Aug 20, 2014

So interesting -- 5 things people who are colorblind (and their docs) want you to know. The latest from @AnnaMedaris: t.usnews.com/Z2rudb

MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

usnews.com — FILE- In this Sept. 15, 2011, file photo, Bob Bowman, chief executive of Major League Baseball Advanced Media, speaks at the annual APME meeting in Denver. An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early the 2015 season, according to Bowman.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @robpegoraro: Baseball nearly ready to join the #TVEverywhere project to ensure pay-TV logins are as widely shared as possible: usnews.com/news/entertain…

Aug 20, 2014

Baseball nearly ready to join the #TVEverywhere project to ensure pay-TV logins are as widely shared as possible: usnews.com/news/entertain…

Wacky Political Ads Don't Always Work

usnews.com — Don Oehlrich, a Florida Republican vying for Rep. John Mica's seat, knew he needed something -- anything -- to stand out against the incumbent congressman and two other GOP hopefuls when voters head to the polls for Tuesday's primary. He, his wife and his campaign manager got to thinking and voila -- they had an idea.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @alneuhauser: .@SheinkopfLtd: "Ads are valuable, but they’re only as valuable as local conditions permit them to be.” usnews.com/news/blogs/was… @NikkiSchwab

Aug 20, 2014

.@SheinkopfLtd: "Ads are valuable, but they’re only as valuable as local conditions permit them to be.” usnews.com/news/blogs/was… @NikkiSchwab

Aug 20, 2014

Wacky Political Ads Don't Always Work: In trying to make their campaigns stand out, some politicians leave vie... bit.ly/1ti3ehl

James Foley and Syria's News Repression

usnews.com — Syria was ranked the most dangerous nation for journalists like Foley, who was kidnapped and murdered. Journalist James Foley rests at a Libyan airport in 2011. Foley was later captured in Syria, which one press freedom group has deemed "the world's most dangerous country for journalists" since 2011.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @TomRisen: Along with #JamesFoley 45 percent of reporters killed in Syria are freelancers, 88 percent are Syrians usnews.com/news/blogs/dat… @pressfreedom

Aug 20, 2014

Along with #JamesFoley 45 percent of reporters killed in Syria are freelancers, 88 percent are Syrians usnews.com/news/blogs/dat… @pressfreedom

Aug 20, 2014

Only 12 of the 160 news providers killed covering #Syria since 2011 were non-Syrians like #JamesFoley says @RSF_RWB usnews.com/news/blogs/dat…

U.S. News Health Twitter Chat: Make Back-to-School Healthy

health.usnews.com — On Sept. 2, U.S. News will host a Twitter chat on how parents can help kids have a healthy return to school. Hitting the books again means your kids are about to get a lot smarter - and healthier, too, if you do back-to-school season right. On Sept. 2, U.S.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @USNewsHealth: Join us, @PlantDietitian and @DreenaBurton on September 2nd for a Twitter chat on making back-to-school healthy! ow.ly/AxHfK

Bargain Back-to-School Shopping Means Americans Are Still Cautious

usnews.com — Americans are relying more on coupons and discount stores this season, according to a retail survey. More than 15 percent of back-to-school shoppers said coupons influenced all of their purchases, according to a recent National Retail Federation survey.
Aug 20, 2014

More than 15% of #backtoschool shoppers said coupons influenced 100% of purchases, highest since '11 @katieperalta | usnews.com/news/articles/…

Aug 20, 2014

Bargain #backtoschool shopping suggests that consumers, esp low-income earners, are still cautious usnews.com/news/articles/…

Train Like You’re Being Chased by a Doberman

health.usnews.com — Why short, intense workouts do you good. You don't actually have to be chased by an agile, muscular dog to get a good workout in, but the visualization could help. The good news is that you don't have to spend hours, or even a half-hour, working out. The "bad" news?
Aug 20, 2014

Here's the no-excuse 30-second workout: Do it like you're being chased by a Doberman: tinyurl.com/p2jp99h

Aug 20, 2014

Is it a good idea to ... train like you're being chased by a doberman? t.usnews.com/Z2sk3q

8 Clothing Subscription Services for Men

money.usnews.com — For men who need a little help with their wardrobe, these ideas can help. You can give your closet a boost on a budget. By Lisa Koivu I don't mean to stereotype, but most of the men I know do not enjoy shopping.

Study: Seals, Sea Lions Helped Spread Tuberculosis

usnews.com — Seals and sea lions may have carried one of the world's deadliest diseases from Africa to South America. Seals and sea lions might have contributed to the spread of tuberculosis, which kills up to 2 million people annually. Beware: cute, cuddly sea-lions and seals could also be mass killers.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @usnews: Seals and sea lions might be responsible for the deaths of 2 million people annually: ow.ly/AxQbc pic.twitter.com/YBrr4Sobtc

Common Core Support Waning, Most Now Oppose Standards, National Surveys Show

usnews.com — More than half of Americans know a fair amount about Common Core and the majority opposes the initiative. Protesters participate in the Hoosiers Against Common Core rally at Indianapolis' state capitol in April. Public opinion toward the Common Core State Standards is at a tipping point.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @alliebidwell: Public opinion of #CCSS plummets. "Sadly, we said it, we screamed it and now this poll shows it," said @rweingarten | usnews.com/news/articles/…

Aug 20, 2014

Public opinion of #CCSS plummets. "Sadly, we said it, we screamed it and now this poll shows it," said @rweingarten | usnews.com/news/articles/…

Aug 20, 2014

RT @usnews: Common Core support is in a free fall, according to 2 new national surveys ow.ly/AwueN via @alliebidwell pic.twitter.com/A7noQspnP7

Researchers Discover Life Beneath Antarctica

usnews.com — Scientists found a lake teeming with microorganisms, despite a lack of sunlight or fresh air. Researchers work at the drill site in Antarctica, where they bored a half-mile into the ice to confirm whether life exists beneath the continent. There's life down there.

Gov. Jay Nixon Not Calling for 'Vigorous Prosecution' of Ferguson Cop in Michael Brown Killing, Office Clarifies

usnews.com — Jay Nixon's Tuesday commentary was widely interpreted as a demand for charges in the Michael Brown case. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, left, isn't calling for the arrest and prosecution of police officer Darren Wilson, his office says. Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., called Tuesday for "a vigorous prosecution" in response to the Aug.
Aug 20, 2014

.@GovJayNixon clarifies he's not calling for 'vigorous prosecution' of #Ferguson cop t.usnews.com/Z2t3nf

U.S. Support in Iraq to Fight Islamic State is Critical, But Eventual Withdrawal in Question

usnews.com — The White House may have backed itself into a corner, as leaving Iraq now could have disastrous consequences. The Iraqi army will have trouble defeating the veteran soldiers of the Islamic State on its own, experts say. Before this year, the new Iraqi army had almost no combat experience. The U.S.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @PDShinkman: Can #Iraq fight the #IslamicState without the U.S.? Well, it's complicated bit.ly/1oRe65w ...but basically, no.

How to Talk Honestly About Money With Your Family

money.usnews.com — Discussing financial topics with aging parents can be uncomfortable, but it's so important. When kids speak to their folks about finances, they should cover all the important topics while also giving their parents some independence.
Aug 20, 2014

Discussing financial topics with aging parents can be uncomfortable, but it’s imperative: t.usnews.com/Z2pyau #sandwichgeneration

How to Use Visual Marketing Techniques in Your Job Search

money.usnews.com — These simple tips will help your stand out among other candidates. Catch the eyes of recruiters and hiring managers by embedding visuals in your LinkedIn profile and sharing documents via SlideShare. Recruiters rely heavily on Internet search to source candidates, and they're using social networks as a sourcing platform as well.
Aug 20, 2014

Job hunting? You don't have to be a designer or tech-savvy to add visuals to your #LinkedIn. @careersherpa explains: money.usnews.com/money/blogs/ou…

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