Author: Late Night Parents (page 1 of 18)

Ex-NFL Player Advises How To Avoid Fumbling Retirement

Eighty percent of retired NFL players go broke in their first three years out of the league, according to Sports Illustrated. Mario Henry was one of them.  Out of football and money at age 28, Henry saw the financial woes of big-money ballplayers as... Read More

Quick Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft & Fraud

If you thought that the promising (albeit modest) drop in the total dollars stolen by identity thieves in 2015 was a harbinger of things to come, think again. According to the just released 2017 Identity Fraud Study from Javelin Research, the number of... Read More

#Meltdown and #Spectre: Major Security Flaws Found Inside Almost Every Computer

Two vulnerabilities in modern computers were recently found, Meltdown and Spectre. They allow hackers “to steal the entire memory contents of computers, including mobile devices, personal computers and servers running in cloud computer... Read More

Nonprofit Launches Free NYC streaming TV service – is it legal?

An advocacy group launched a service Thursday that provides live streams of local television channels free in New York City.  Locast.org, operated by the Ronkonkoma, L.I.–based Sports Fans Coalition NY, will let anyone in the New York market stream... Read More

The Pros And Cons of #NetNeutrality

The net neutrality debate has been an ongoing fight between consumers and telecom giants. This past summer, the Internet held a day of action to raise awareness against the Federal Communications Commissions attacks. Unfortunately, this was not... Read More

L’Oréal’s new battery-free wearable fits on your thumbnail

Yes, it’s the blue dot on the person’s fingernail. Called UV Sense, the device is the first battery-free electronic UV sensor in the world, and it’s small enough to wear on one of your nails. Using NFC, the device can connect to your phone and... Read More

Nintendo Switch becomes fastest-selling console in US history

Today, Nintendo announced that the Switch has become the fastest-selling home game console ever in the United States. It surpassed the previous record holder, the Nintendo Wii.   Since launching on March 3, 2017, the Switch sold over 4.8 million... Read More

TOPS OF 2017: Television And Social Media

There’s still plenty of great television to come as 2017 draws to a close, but while TV programming has offered a diverse set of creative content—from shows with ice zombies, to murder mysteries, to real-life quarreling socialites, to shows with... Read More

Child won’t sleep? New poll lists weirdest parent tricks – @twilightmoshi

From running the vacuum cleaner to spinning slowly in a circle on the floor, a just released report shows that parents try the strangest things to get their kids to sleep. Explaining the road and train-building plans of China’s leader Xi Jinping has... Read More

Ways to talk to your child about sexual assault

The recent Harvey Weinstein scandal has opened the gates for millions of women and men to come forward and say they were the victims of sexual assault. It’s not just teenagers and adults that these heinous acts are happening to with the National... Read More

4 Reasons You Should NOT Seek The Media Spotlight

By Marsha Friedman On most days it’s my goal to explain to people the benefits of PR and how landing an interview in print, on the radio or on TV can add to their credibility and help establish them as sought-after authorities in their fields of... Read More

Blink announces $99 “battery powered” video doorbell

Blink now has a video doorbell to go along with its lineup of smart cameras and home security devices. Best of all is the price: $99 for existing Blink customers who already own a Blink sync module, or $129 for everyone else. For that price you get... Read More

4 Ways To Beat Holiday Stress

The holidays are supposed to be relaxing, joyous and fun, but for millions of Americans they bring stress, anxiety and even depression. Numerous studies have shown upwards of 70 percent of Americans feeling stressed as Christmas bears down on them. A... Read More

3 Ways Stress Can Steal Your Health – And Holiday Joy

Stress doesn’t take holidays off. In fact, the opposite is often true: Stress saps the joy out of the season for many people. Stress is manifest in many forms of poor health or bad lifestyle habits during the holidays, when people typically put a... Read More

Hoverboards: The Ultimate Holiday Buyer’s Guide – @RideGOTRAX #ad

GOTRAX™, the Denver-based brand of premium hoverboards and electric rideables, today presents its “Hoverboards: The Ultimate Holiday Buyer’s Guide,” a multimedia experience designed to help parents make informed decisions when shopping... Read More

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