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@nycework tweet digest: 04/21-26/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? How much for that sourpuss; because I’m awesome and can do anything; race matters; embracing your blind spot; SSN undercover; Saving Private Energy; and culling Mars invaders…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between April 21 and April 26, 2013:

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics

Wooden Sculpture of Science Genetics
(Photo credit: epSos.de)

  • A quote by Henry David Thoreau about bartering your life;
  • an article discussing 6 principles to systematically build your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual capacity;
  • an article describing the result of Washington University‘s research to discover genetic differences between “races”;
  • an article about a space project that’s screening volunteers for a reality TV-style, one-way mission to Mars;
  • an article explaining why you’re blind for about 40 minutes every day;
  • an infographic energy-savings guide for homeowners;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post about five scenarios where saying no to requests for your Social Security number is OK…and more.

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@nycework tweet digest: 03/03-08/2013

Here are seven awareness-enhancing tweets posted by @nycework between March 3 and March 8, 2013, and include:

Personal Identification Number (PIN) exposed

Personal Identification Number (PIN) exposed
Photo credit: chrisjohnbeckett

  • A Spanish proverb stressing the importance of being vigilant;
  • an entrepreneur discussing eight life-enhancing skills that schools don’t teach and why it’s important to sharpen these skills;
  • an article providing insight into how, according to the Tax Policy Center, 46.4 percent of Americans paid no federal income tax in 2011;
  • an article revealing one little trick to get you back on track during times when purpose or motivation seem lost;
  • a research study linking lack of sleep to the disruption of hundreds of health-promoting genes, primarily genes that regulate the immune system, metabolism and the body’s stress response;
  • an infographic showing how criminals guess people’s PIN numbers and some tips on how to pick PIN numbers that are harder to guess;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with an infographic post showing eight items that are highly valuable to criminals and why you should consider not carrying them in your wallet…plus more.

Behold, the tweets. Enjoy! Continue reading