Flu Season Is Here, But How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot?

The 2018-2019 flu season has officially arrived, the Food and Drug Administration announced this week. And after last year’s flu killed 80,000 people—the highest U.S. influenza death toll in 40 years—many are questioning how effective the flu shot really is…

http://fortune.com/2018/09/29/2018-how-effective-is-the-flu-shot/

Watch Matt Damon as Kavanaugh

Matt Damon plays angry Kavanaugh in ‘SNL’ open

“Saturday Night Live” tackled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Judiciary hearing during the cold open of their season premiere.

https://www.cnn.com/videos/cnnmoney/2018/09/30/saturday-night-live-brett-kavanaugh-hearing-snl-epr-vstop-orig.cnn

Where is everyone?

Where is everyone who used to post on the old EastonMass.com? Try out Burt’s new site and keep informed on what’s going on in Easton, etc. The new site has a lot more to offer.

24 Simple Habits That Can Improve Your Vision

The most common diseases—age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), cataracts, glaucoma, and dry eye disease—are all preventable to some extent…

https://www.rd.com/health/wellness/improve-your-vision/

 

The most difficult things about learning to code by yourself — and how to tackle them

Many people have become interested in learning to code in recent years.

They either find their way into programming through online courses, or through offline meet ups, or are just simply trying to give it a shot.

Websites like code.org, codecademy and freeCodeCamp are becoming more and more popular. There are a huge number of coding courses out on the web, and also available on YouTube…

https://medium.freecodecamp.org/the-most-difficult-things-about-learning-to-code-by-yourself-b24ac8c3c23a

Facebook breach put data of 50 million users at risk

Facebook on Friday said a breach affected 50 million people on the social network. 

The vulnerability stemmed from Facebook’s “view as” feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to other people. Attackers exploited code associated with the feature that allowed them to steal “access tokens” that could be used to take over people’s accounts… 

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-breach-affected-50-million-people/

Edgar Allan Poe Night at Oakes Ames Memorial Hall, 10/30/2018 7 PM

Edgar Allan Poe comes alive with his famous poems and writings. 
Join us as we re-imagine the spirit of Halloween!

Poe’s works will be performed by local poet, Rich Berg in the intimate Gallery Room on the first floor…

Edgar Allan Poe Night

Poe Poster

Watch a Ford F-150 pickup truck being built in 53 Seconds

Watch as Ford Motor Company flexes its manufacturing muscles, where a new Ford F-150 rolls off the line every 53 seconds at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. Designers, engineers, plant workers and advanced robotics work seamlessly together to produce this iconic truck…

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