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When It Makes Sense to Convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth in Retirement

Q: I want to convert my traditional IRA to a Roth. I’m 62, receive a military pension, and have not started receiving Social Security. I...<p><b>Q: I want</b> …

Retirement

Physicists have discovered a new form of light

Light is one of the most well-studied things in physics, but it's clear that it still holds some surprises.<p>One of the measurable properties of light is called angular momentum, which measures how quickly a beam of light rotates.<p>Previously, physicists thought the angular momentum could only be a …

Physics

4 Roth IRA tips that could earn you thousands

IRAs were already very useful accounts for retirement savings when Roth versions of them were introduced as part of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. The key feature of Roth IRAs can make a big difference in your retirement savings — especially if you use the Roth in smart ways. Here are four Roth …

Retirement

A Mysterious Object From Earth's Distant Past Has Returned

A first-of-its-kind space rock filled with pristine material from the formation of the Earth itself has returned to the inner solar system, after …

Ancient Building Block of Earth Found at the Edge of the Solar System

This weird space object started in our neighborhood, but traveled a long, long way from home.<p>There's a little piece of our neighborhood way, way out where it doesn't belong, at the end of the solar system. Astronomers just discovered this space object unlike any other. It's an ancient chunk of rock …

Why Space and Time Might Be an Illusion

This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity. Einstein's creation has been the ultimate antidote to a blasé, seen-it-all attitude that sometimes …

Quantum Mechanics

The Single Easiest Way to Activate More Muscle During Your Workout

One of our goals during each and every workout is to activate and work as much muscle as possible. It doesn’t matter whether you’re training a single …

Workouts

6 Ways to Target Your Upper Pecs and Build a Bigger Chest

Lots of lifters want big chests. But in their quests for bigger, thicker pectoral muscles, they actually tend to ignore the upper chest. Sure, the …

A Dozen Black Holes Are Mysteriously Spewing Energy In the Same Direction

Something strange is going on in a distant corner of our universe. About a dozen supermassive black holes are all shooting enormous jets of energy in …

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood

Record-breaking flare from Milky Way’s black hole detected by NASA's Chandra project

Chandra observations of the Perseus and Virgo galaxy clusters suggest turbulence may be preventing hot gas there from cooling, addressing a …

Black Holes

What Is The Biggest Thing in The Universe?

<i>Think big. Really big. Like, cosmic big. How big can things in the Universe get? Is a galaxy big? What about a supercluster? What is the biggest</i> …

10 Trackers And Apps That Can Make Your Life So Much Better

You can now use trackers and apps to fix your posture, spy on your dog, find inner peace, monitor your baby's breathing, and more. We live in the future, didn't you know?<p>And to learn more about the insane and exciting and occasionally troubling growth of self-trackers and apps, read all about the …

Obamacare is finally hitting employers

Many employers now have to comply with Obamacare.<p>Companies with more than 100 full-time workers must offer affordable health insurance to at least 70% of their staff. This "employer mandate" was supposed to take effect in 2014, but the Obama administration delayed it to this year.<p>And those that …

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Make the Perfect Drink Using This App-Connected Cocktail Machine

A new startup is aiming to produce a smartphone-controlled countertop drink mixer to satisfy home cocktail cravings in under five seconds. Using positive displacement pumps, the <i>Somabar</i> extracts the cocktail ingredients precisely with one tap of the device's companion app. The smart bartending …

Cocktails