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4 Reasons to Love the Roth IRA

Can you imagine a tax-free retirement?<p>If you earn money, whether in the form of wages, interest, or even gambling winnings, among other things, you …

Tips of the Week: No-Slip Deck Grip, Climbing Walls, and Grinding Coffee

This week is a rather rag-tag (but hopefully, no less useful) collection of tips. Perhaps it was a slow week for great ah-ha moments around the shop. This is also the first column to introduce a few tips of my own. I want this column to be not only a place to post the most eye-opening, tried n’ …

7 Times Harriet Tubman Was a Badass Superhero

Harriet Tubman is having a moment. Right now she is the “it” girl of history.<p>No longer relegated to the pages of schoolbooks during Black History …

Black History

Roman Britain

Britain was a significant addition to the ever-expanding Roman Empire. For decades Rome had been conquering the Mediterranean Sea - defeating …

Here Are Some Tips on How to Enhance the Value of Your Property

The goal of any property investment is to increase the value; you want it to be worth more than when you bought it. There are low-cost ways to add …

Home Improvement

British PM Theresa May: U.K., U.S. 'United in Our Recognition of NATO'

President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to promote a unified front during a joint press conference Friday as Trump welcomed his first foreign leader to the White House since taking office.<p>The strength of the “special relationship” between the two countries came into …

The End of Coal Is Near: China Just Scrapped 103 Power Plants

A huge win for the environment.<p>China has announced plans to cancel more than 100 coal plants currently in development, scrapping what would amount to …

Have no money to invest? Here are 5 easy ways to save

I can’t think of one person who wouldn’t want to save for their retirement. It’s on most of our minds and as we get older the concern for our nest …

Here's How the Stock Market Works

If you're new to investing, the stock market can understandably seem confusing. However, understanding the stock market doesn't need to be too difficult. While it's impossible to explain every detail of how stocks and the stock market works in a single article, here's an overview of the …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

The World Reacts To The Loss Of Legendary Soul Singer Sharon Jones

After a long and heroic struggle with pancreatic cancer, legendary soul and funk singer Sharon Jones died today at 60. She was the frontwoman of the funk band Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings. The singer has been struggling with cancer since she was diagnosed in 2013, and has continued performing, …

Music

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Sean Payton didn't call Saints' plays Week 1

Saints OC Pete Carmichael called the team's plays in Week 1.<p>The Saints piled up 507 yards and 34 points on a supposedly improved Raiders defense, …

The Heavy Water War and the WWII Hero You Don't Know

Leif Tronstad was a standout scientist. World War II made him a freedom fighter, spymaster, and above all, a patriot who helped prevent Hitler from getting an atomic bomb.<p>They were going to sabotage the Nazi atomic bomb. But only Capt. Leif Tronstad, Sr. knew it.<p>A week before Christmas, 1942, …

See the Exact Moment the World's Biggest Cities Were Born

The world is urbanizing faster than ever, with over half of the planet’s population currently living in cities—more than any time in history. But …

Hillary is this out of touch: The Democratic frontrunner doesn’t understand economic struggle — and never will

Clinton wants cash-strapped students to believe she’s been in their shoes. Last week she let the truth slip out<p>Establishment politicians running for high office live and breathe elaborate focus group-tested lines. In time, they become those lines. But every now and then, extreme political pressures …

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Godmother of Rock and Roll, Live in Manchester in 1964

Reconstructionist and <i>Literary Jukebox</i> hero <b>Sister Rosetta Tharpe</b> (March 20, 1915–October 9, 1973) is celebrated as gospel music’s first superstar, the godmother of rock and roll, “the original soul sister.” No better way to celebrate her spirit and legacy than with her legendary, electrifying 1964 …

You Need To Watch These Telecaster Masters In Action!

• What makes a Telecaster a Tele? A) A sing-cutaway body B) Dual Single-Coil Pickups (at the neck and bridge) C) Strings-Through-Body Bridge (retains …

Guitar

Jagger to Jackson: Wild stories from a music publicist who has worked with everyone

Alan Edwards was 18 when he first experienced Keith Moon. The teenager was manning the phones at a small London PR firm while his boss Keith Altham …

Paul Simon

Turn Up the Heat in Your Guitar Solos in Five Easy Steps

Variety is the spice of life. Musically speaking, I think “spice” translates to a certain amount of dissonance. Dissonance is a tension resulting …

Watch Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Pride and Joy” Played on a Walmart Toy Guitar — Video

This video dates to 2013, but we think it’s definitely worth a share, so here goes!While visiting an empty Walmart at 3 a.m. one day, musician Clay …

60 Exercises to Improve Your Playing—Right Now! | TAB + AUDIO

PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead Wouldn’t it be nice if someone came up with a guitarist’s checklist of all the many little skills and techniques you should …

Getting Ready to Install Trim in the Home? Read This First…

Tips to Install, Finish and Paint Trim and Casing for a Professional Look I am working on a remodel in my

I became a millionaire in my 30s, and here's the best advice I can give you about investing

In their 50s or 60s they realize they'll need to work until they're so old and sick that they just can't work anymore. This is a s----- life, and I want something better for you.<p>I just read the book "The Millionaire Fastlane" by MJ DeMarco. He talks about two ways to build wealth: the slow lane, …

Learn to Play: Riffs in the Key of Jimmy Page

In the pantheon of all-time most iconic and influential guitarists, Jimmy Page stands second to none. His work with Led Zeppelin not only informed …

8 Ways to Quickly Build Up Your Savings Account in 2016

You ever get to feeling that you've got your finances totally figured out? Bills paid, shopping done, and money in the bank? That is, until you look at your savings account. I know it can be hard to save up when spending is so tempting, but saving is definitely a must. A healthy savings account is …