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How to Add Dashboard Widgets to the Desktop in OS X

• Home<br>• How To<br>• OS X<br>• How to Add Dashboard Widgets to the Desktop in OS X<p>J. Glenn Künzler - Aug 9, 2013<p>Do you ever get frustrated of going into Dashboard …

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The depressing reality of ‘the recovery’: Americans aren’t getting jobs. They’re retiring.

For most of his presidency, President Obama has been focused on the economic short run — which makes sense, given that he took office in the midst of the biggest recession since the 1930s. With his big economic speech today, he's shifting to the long-run, talking about the structural changes he …

Motor City Residents Have Unions to Blame for Bankruptcy

Issue Analysis<p>The total debt in the United States has continually risen, year after year, increasing almost fourfold since the start of the 21st …

Libertarianism

Feds put heat on Web firms for master encryption keys

Whether the FBI and NSA have the legal authority to obtain the master keys that companies use for Web encryption remains an open question, but it hasn't stopped the U.S. government from trying.<p>The U.S. government has attempted to obtain the master encryption keys that Internet companies use to …

Privacy

Ultimate Post-Run Recovery Smoothie

Runner's World Nutrition Editor Joanna Golub shows you how to make the ultimate post-run recovery smoothie.

When and Why to Swish-n-Spit Your Sports Drink

New research shows the longer the drink stays in your mouth, the bigger the boost.<p>People still have trouble believing it, but the research has been out there for nine years now: swishing a sports drink in your mouth and then spitting it out boosts performance in endurance events lasting longer than …

National health overhaul rules could drive up premiums in Massachusetts, new study says

Rule changes stemming from the national health care law are likely to drive up average insurance premiums for small businesses and individuals next …

6 Hydration Secrets for Top Performance

These simple steps will also reduce your chances of stomach distress.<p>Been hating the heat recently? You’re not alone. Most runners dread those hot, hazy days, when it’s almost impossible to run strongly, or even to feel halfway decent.<p>It’s the time of year to focus on effective hydration, but even …

Black Conservative Unloads On NAACP On Fox: ‘They Want Blacks To Be Victims’ And ‘That’s A Lie’

Fox News Contributor <b>Deneen Borelli</b> and Dr. <b>Tom Borelli</b> took on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Wednesday morning’s</i> …

Black Voters

74% of small businesses will fire workers, cut hours under Obamacare

Despite the administration's controversial decision to delay forcing companies to join Obamacare for a year, three-quarters of small businesses are …

Health Care

“A Real Disaster”: ObamaCare Supporters Admit It Isn’t So “Wonderful”

The president’s health care law “isn’t wonderful,” said Speaker Boehner on the House floor yesterday. “It’s a train wreck. You know it. I know it. …

Health Care

$3 Gas “A Thing Of The Past” Says AAA Official

The Hill reported this morning that, while testifying before the Senate Energy and Natural Resoruces Committee, a senior AAA official told lawmakers …

Unions Fire Back at ObamaCare

Blog<p>Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) recently rolled out a proposal to create another new entitlement program, Medicare Part E. …

Libertarianism

CNN: Zimmerman Prosecutor Excused Potential Black Juror for Being a Fox News Watcher

George Zimmerman haters throughout the media have carped and whined about the fact that there weren’t any African-Americans on the jury despite the …

Energy Gels 101

Here are your options, with an explanation of how they're different.<p><i>I’m training for my first marathon and I know I’ll need to use some sort of fuel during my long runs and during the race. Can you tell me which products are best and what makes one gel different from another?</i><p>Great questions! The …

Best Sports Drinks for Long Runs

These hydration helpers provide electrolytes and carbs to fuel high mileage and intense efforts.<p>Like many of you, I'm looking forward to fall racing. But before I line up at the Akron Half Marathon in September, I've got some long runs and hot days to get through.<p>In order to survive without totally …

Marathon Training in the Heat and Humidity

<i>I'm training for a marathon and I'm having a heck of a time getting acclimated to the weather. (I live in Georgia, and it's very hot and humid.) I've tried changing the time of day I run, but with the temperature being in the 80s with high humidity in the morning and at night, it's still quite a</i> …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

How to Eat During Long Runs

If you're new to midrun fueling, try a bunch of brands and types of fuel to find what works for you.<p><i>I’ve run two half-marathons, and now I’m training for my first full marathon. I log a long run—anywhere from 10 to 20 miles—every Sunday. But I run out of steam almost every time, even though I drink</i> …

Three Reasons to Love Lactate

When you're fit, your body actually prefers lactate to glucose as a fuel.<p>2005: Argh, I hate the burn of lactic acid in my muscles after hard workouts!<p>2010: What's that you say? Lactic acid doesn't cause muscle soreness? And it's actually "lactate," not lactic acid, that accumulates during hard …

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements may increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 70%

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements may increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 70%<p>Supplement was also increased low-grade prostate cancer …

Cancer

Does A $347 3-D Printer Mean The Future Is Here? Or Just Paper-Thin Progress?

Now on Kickstarter, the Buccaneer is designed for easy at-home use, costs less than an iPhone–and just might make or break our collective dream of technology.<p>The magic words, or magic number-plus-letter, of our technological fantasies to date are: 3-D. The 3-D printer is this year’s collective …

Only 47% of Adults Have Full-Time Job

The release of the June Jobs’ Report Friday was something of a relief for the markets. The Labor Department reported that the economy gained 195,000 …

Income Inequality

Can a human being live longer than 120 years?

A human cell can divide roughly 50 times before it dies out. It's called the Hayflick limit, and it's become a real headache for the anti-aging science. As long as the limit holds, it suggests a maximum human lifespan of 120 years — but a new crop of research suggests the limit may not be as hard …

GOProud Calls for Capital One to Drop Baldwin Over Anti-Gay Tweets

A coalition of over two dozen leading gay and straight activists are calling on Capital One to fire spokesman Alec Baldwin in the wake of homophobic …

Alec Baldwin

NSA Spied on European Union Offices

America's NSA intelligence service allegedly targeted the European Union with its spying activities. According to SPIEGEL information, the US placed …

State Department bureau spent $630,000 on Facebook 'likes'

State Department officials spent $630,000 to get more Facebook "likes," prompting employees to complain to a government watchdog that the bureau was …

U.S. State Department