Today we visit with Sarah Holden with senior director of retirement and investor research at the Investment Company Institute https://www.ici.org/
BRAIN ON DRUGS:
Next time your boss sends you an email at 10 PM, ignore it. Science is on your side. Researchers (Lehigh University, Virginia Tech, Colorado State) have found that checking work emails after hours not only increases employee anxiety and health problems, but it also wreaks havoc on their personal relationships and home lives. The findings calls organizational expectations to be on the clock 24/7 “an insidious stressor”.
One in 10 people may be addicted celebrity worshippers, according to a study. Research suggests as many as 10% of the public are developing unhealthy obsessions with celebrities, which can lead to depression, anxiety and psychosis.
Another myth shattered — it turns out that men DON’T think about sex every seven seconds. It’s more like once every 28 minutes. Still, that’s twice as much as women who think about it once every 51 minutes.
A study by the University of South Wales uncovered an anti-aging technique that could see humans live to 150-years-old.
A new study found water inside Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, which raises the prospect that intelligent life may exist on the planet. (https://goo.gl/nsGZft)
Tourism is way down in the Virginia town where Sarah Huckabee Sanders was chased out of the Red Hen restaurant, and the city council is scrambling to give their image a makeover. (https://goo.gl/ioLn4N)
Who invented TV? George Carey, a Boston civil servant, first thought up television in 1876. John Logie Baird is often quoted as its inventor but his ideas didn't come along until the 1920's.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-The state of mind in which someone acts against their better judgment through weakness of will.
-A lack of self discipline, by which a person acts contrary to usual judgment.
-Lack of self control.
Early 19th century: from Greek, from a- without + kratos power, strength. The term is used especially with reference to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.
Used in a sentence:
“Acrasia… the mental state where we find ourselves doing precisely what we know we shouldn’t, was the subject of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Imp of the Perverse’.”
Is this story "Fake News" or something that actually happened in Florida.A Tampa man was busted for drug possession after calling 9-1-1 to complain that his son sold him bad cocaine FAKE NEWSPoliceman Moved by Plea for Parenthood Adopts Baby of Drug-Addicted Homeless Woman https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org