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How To Retire At 63 With A Meager Million

Do you want to retire?<p>This is a question that many future retirees struggle with every day. Seeking Alpha offers investors answers for their future …

Investing

The 35 Things You Don’t Know You’re Doing That Make Your House a Target for Burglars

These not-so-obvious indicators will make your home a target for thieves.<p>Setting out the box from your new 60-inch HDTV or high-end gaming console on …

Social Media

The Absolute Coolest Flea Market In Your State

There's a little something for everyone, no matter where you go.<p>Who doesn't love a good flea market? A huge place you can wander and practically get lost in for hours, full of antiques, deals, and potentially magical finds — it doesn't get much better than that. Whether you're looking for the best …

Flea Markets

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web!<p>The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut …

Apps

Patriots’ Julian Edelman May Have Thwarted a School Shooting

The New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman was in Texas visiting his former teammate Danny Amendola late last month when he received a direct message on his Instagram account: “Dude, there is a kid in your comment section says he s going to shoot up a school, i think you should alert the …

NFL

With Mega Millions now at $502 million, Here are 12 things you better not do if you win

The Mega Millions lottery drawing Friday night could make for a really Good Friday indeed for some lucky winner or winners. With the jackpot now up to $502 million, the cash option, or a lump-sum payment, will still pay out $301 million to the grand prize winner(s).<p>Winning a lottery even one-tenth …

Finance

States where you'll pay the most, least in taxes in retirement

How much you will pay in taxes in retirement depends a lot on where you live.<p>New research from personal finance website GOBankingRates compiles data on sales, property and income taxes, as well as whether Social Security benefits are taxed, to identify the states where retirees face the smallest …

Retirement

All 50 States Ranked for Retirement, From Worst to Best

Taking into account affordability, quality of life, and health care<p>On a global scale, the United States is 24th on the list of the best countries for …

We Tried Over 70 Frozen Pizzas—These Are the Best Ones

1<p>Amy’s Margherita Pizza<p>The classic combination of slow- simmered tomato sauce,mozzarella, and basil on this crispy thinner-crust pie tastes …

27 Underrated U.S. Destinations Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

If you’re traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

1<p>Q: What are the most common mistakes people make when choosing a contractor?<p><b>A:</b> Number one: choosing the contractor based solely on price. It may …

What to buy every month of the year in 2018

In 2018, you may resolve to save more , spend less or budget better . Whatever your money goal, the one common key to your success is shopping smart. …

Shopping

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets So It Lasts

If you're going to go through all the effort to paint your kitchen cabinets (it is not exactly a quick or easy project!), you want to make sure it's …

Cleaning

What to Do With Brussels Sprouts When You're Tired of Roasting Them

A perfectly roasted, slightly charred Brussels sprout is a very pleasing thing to eat, but one can become fatigued with a single prep method. Good …

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1. You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well …

Scientists Observe Bizarre 'Double Whirlpools' in The Ocean For The First Time

Nobody has ever seen this before.<p>For the first time, scientists have recorded a bizarre phenomenon in fluid dynamics, which up until now had only …

12 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

You already know about all the secret perks that come with a Prime membership, but some of these lesser-known Amazon shopping tips can help save more …

Shopping

All the Five Guys Secret Menu Items You Need to Be Ordering

Five Guys just got even better.<p>December 21, 2017<p>In-N-Out might be my go-to fast food burger joint in college, but Five Guys will always hold a …

Standing Rib Roast

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Combine the rosemary, garlic and cayenne in a small bowl. Add enough olive oil until it becomes a loose paste. …

27 Absolutely Amazing Products That Are Straight-Up Magic

Including a white T-shirt that CANNOT GET DIRTY and a levitating moon lamp.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Freaky-looking bug stuns the internet

It's orange. It’s furry. It pulses. It has tentacles.<p>It’s not an animatronic alien from a movie set.<p>Nor is it a mythical chimera straight from a medieval manuscript.<p>This footage was originally posted to social media, and has become a talking point for many users on Reddit and Facebook after being …

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

Ex-Green Beret Nate Boyer writes open letter to Trump, Kaepernick, NFL, 'every single American'

Boyer, who played briefly with the Seahawks, previously convinced Kaepernick to kneel instead of sit for the anthem<p>Nate Boyer, a former U.S. Army …

Donald Trump

Stock Your Freezer With Ground Beef—But Cook It First

Whether you stocked up at a sale or bought time on a looming best-by date, you very likely have some ground beef in your freezer. It seems so useful, …

Recipe: Skirt Steak, in All Its Tender, Juicy Glory

When James Beard Award-nominated chef Josef Centeno opened his first solo restaurant, Bäco Mercat, in downtown Los Angeles in 2011, there were only a handful of restaurants in the area; few Angelenos drove downtown for dining or nightlife. But Bäco was packed on day one. Today, Centeno owns five …

'Fixer Upper' is down to its final episode — and its stars knew it was time to leave the reality TV juggernaut after a single tweet from a customer

HGTV star Chip Gaines started thinking about leaving hit show "Fixer Upper" after a tweet.<p>In his upcoming book, "Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff," the DIY entrepreneur remembers getting a tweet from a customer at 2 a.m. that, in his words, "changed everything."<p>"Hey …

Reality TV

5 Simple Home Maintenance Skills Millennials Don't Know (but Totally Should)

It's tough to be a millennial in today's real estate market. Crippling student debt and sky-high real estate prices have made it more challenging …

Home Improvement

$40 keychain-size detector quickly alerts you of allergens in food

If you’re someone with a horrible allergy that’s not often accommodated at restaurants or food producers, taking a bite means taking your life into your hands — or mouth, I suppose. A new device developed at Harvard Medical School may soon let you test food for common allergens instead of using …