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How balance-transfer credit cards save you money as you pay off debt

If you're in revolving credit card debt, you may want to consider getting a balance-transfer card. They allow you to transfer a balance from a card …

Personal Finance

Don't Retire Start A Micro Business

Retirement today is either something that people welcome, or dread. In the UK, the age to qualify for your pension seems to move further away with successive governments. And with no statutory retirement age in the UK, if you want to and your company agrees, you can keep working for as long as you …

Retirement

Steve Perry makes emotional return with ‘No Erasin’,’ his first song since 1996

Fans may have thought Steve Perry had stopped believin’, but after a 22-year recording hiatus, the reclusive ex-Journey singer has finally released …

Breast Cancer

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

See Devon Allman, Duane Betts’ ‘Blue Sky’ From Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam

The Allman Brothers Band recorded “Blue Sky” in September 1971, one month before guitarist Duane Allman took a joyride through the streets of Macon, …

Guitar

ManMade Recommended: This is, Hands Down, the Best Dust Mask for Woodworking

Hopefully, you're already a committed safety glass wearer. Grabbing a pair for even the simplest drilling/driving task is good practice, and a part …

Woodworking

Trump: If soldiers were ‘real patriots,’ they wouldn’t take a pay raise

The draft dodger in chief had the audacity to 'joke' about the patriotism of our military. Trump concluded his summer vacation with a photo op in …

Donald Trump

Social Security Is Failing Fast — What Can Be Done To Fix It?

Social Security is running out of money. You may not believe that, but it's a fact.<p>X<p>That FICA money taken from your paycheck was not saved for you in …

Retirement

Trump Just Told Contractors LGBTQ+ “Religious Freedom” Discrimination is OK - them.

On Friday, the Trump administration made changes to yet another Obama-era regulation that protected vulnerable American workers from …

LGBTQI

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need – Page 10

Accurate Miter Saw Cuts<p>Clamp this small Baltic birch table to your miter saw when you want to cut a few short pieces to an exact length. The slot in …

Woodworking

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

Car payments getting out of control? How to retake the wheel on financing

Maybe you lost your job, bought too much car or got into a loan you just can’t afford anymore.<p>No matter why your car payments have become unaffordable, it’s important to know what to do. Moving fast can help you avoid missing payments or having your car repossessed. Ideally, you’ll be able to …

Personal Finance

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. …

Economics

Another Major Beer Company Is Now Part of the Marijuana Craze

Cannabis-infused beverages are all the rage.<p>The legal cannabis industry is budding before our eyes, and in just over two months, it'll really take …

Cannabis

Say goodbye to slugs, snails, mice and badgers

Plants are amazing things. Tethered to the spot, unable to run or hide from environmental threats, they have instead developed an arsenal of chemical weapons to help shield themselves from the everyday onslaught of the outside world. With a few tips and tricks you can hijack these defence compounds …

Gardening

Soviet Collapse Echoes in China’s Belt and Road

What causes empires to fall?<p>According to one influential view, it’s ultimately a question of investment. Great powers are the nations that best harness their economic potential to build up military strength. When they become over-extended, the splurge of spending to sustain a strategic edge leaves …

China

Trump's Economic Scorecard: Higher Inflation, Flat Wages And A Ballooning Federal Deficit

In the past few days, new economic reports have come out that don’t paint a very rosy picture for a number of economic items. While GDP hit 4.1% for the June quarter, but only 2.9% year over year, and the unemployment rate is hovering at all-time lows, inflation continues to increase, real wages …

Economics

Trump Officials Helped Edit ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Report to Boost Coal

Trump administration officials pushed to highlight the value of coal-fired power plants in a government report on the “bomb cyclone” that plunged the …

Natural Gas

The Koch Brothers Commissioned a Survey of Americans and Found Most Like a $15 Minimum Wage, Free College, and Universal Health Care

(Ranked by “Very Effective Solution.”)<p>Very Effective Solution<p>Somewhat Effective Solution<p>Not a Solution at All<p>Don’t Know<p>Lowering taxes and getting …

Health Care

Quadcopter drones are boring, so check out this $40 gadget instead

Seriously, how many times can you fly your little quadcopter drone around your backyard before it gets boring? If you’re looking for a fun new twist …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Wellness

Trump handed off the VA to three Mar-a-Lago fat cats who have been running it in secret

Perlmutter also has a history of behavior that’s distinctly odd. That includes turning a fight with a neighbor over the condition of a private tennis …

David Shulkin

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

How To Cook Eggplant So That It Actually Tastes Good

You say eggplant, I say aubergine. Here’s how to actually cook with the nightshade that’s more than just a fun emoji.<p>So you’ve brought home a shiny, …

Eggplant

More Asbestos! More Asbestos! More Asbestos!

Some of President Trump’s most cartoonishly evil policy initiatives have come at the expense of the environment. In the past few months alone, his …

Donald Trump

New Poll: 43% of Republicans Want to Give Trump the Power to Shut Down Media

The “enemy of the people” talk is working. A plurality of self-identified Republicans say they want Trump to have the power to take “bad” media …

Donald Trump

The One Tea You Should Have At Bedtime If You Want A Flat Stomach, According To A Nutritionist

A healthy nighttime routine is just one of the many things you can do to shed those extra pounds and get a flat stomach. Weight loss experts …

Weight Loss

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

We Gave You 3 Million Russian Troll Tweets. Here’s What You’ve Found So Far.

Last week, FiveThirtyEight published nearly 3 million tweets sent by handles affiliated with the Internet Research Agency, a Russian “troll factory.” …

Internet

Missouri Voters Rejected the 'Right to Work'—Here's Why That Matters

On Tuesday night, Missouri voters delivered a crushing defeat to a right-to-work law passed by Republicans in 2017.<p>In a referendum, 67.5% of voters …

Public Sector