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15 San Antonio Parks and Hiking Trails to Entice You Outdoors

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

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An Insider’s Guide to Wonders of the State Fair of Texas

Today marks the 129th year of Dallas’ State Fair of Texas. Here's how to do it right.<p>Every year, shortly after the beginning of fall, Dallas’ famed …

Travel

IT'S A HUGE WEEK FOR THE US ECONOMY: Here's your complete preview

As the Federal Reserve prepares the world for tighter monetary policy via interest-rate hikes, it continues to reiterate that tightening will depend on the incoming economic data, not some fixed schedule.<p>Last week, we were hit with disappointing reports on wages, home prices, and consumer …

Can I retire with a $2-million portfolio?

<b>I'm 61, married with two grown children. I have no debt and approximately $2-million in financial assets. I want to retire in the next couple of years, if possible, but the income generated from my portfolio is currently just $30,000 a year, before tax. I need at least triple that income to keep my</b> …

Best Sites to Learn How to Code for Free

There are a ton of resources out there to learn coding, most of which are free!!! So why you enroll in expensive training classes.<p>Here are the best …

5 Excellent Retirement Calculators (And All Are Free)

Confession time. I’m a pushover for online calculators. Actually, any type of gadget gets my attention (hold on while I check email on my Apple Watch). But there’s just something sublime about an online financial calculator that enables us to see our finances or investments in a unique and …

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Coding, Agile & Scrum Go Mainstream

Why would <i>BloombergBusiness</i> (<i>BB</i>) devote a whole issue—38,000 words—to the subject of writing computer code and managing computer coders? Because that’s the future.<p>“Software,” we learned from Marc Andreessen in 2011, “is eating the world.” In the process, software is eating up organizations and …

Project Management

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

How to Ace the 50 Most Common Job Interview Questions

Get ready for the 50 questions you're most likely to be asked in your next interview.<p>Most people's biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>"Describe the color yellow to someone who's blind." <i>- Spirit Airlines</i><p>"If you were asked …

Employment

Why a High Income Can Make It Harder to Save for Retirement

Q: My employer's 401(k) plan considers me a "highly compensated" employee and caps my contribution at a measly 5%. I know I am not saving...<p><b>Q: My</b> …

Retirement

How do I invest my first $1,000?

So, you want to invest. Fantastic! Ideally, you are young and ready to reap the returns (you know, 45 years from now), but it’s never too late to …

Investing

The best and oddest science-inspired music

Science inspires music more often than you might think. Philip Ball compiled a playlist of the good, the bad and the far-out.<p>In February 1930, a young astronomer called Clyde Tombaugh confirmed what some researchers had suspected for some time: the solar system was home to a ninth planet, orbiting …

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Vitamins are making America less healthy

<b>(Niloo/Shutterstock)</b><p>Writer Catherine Price tells Salon about America’s misguided “Vitamania”<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>February 21, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>A, C, D, E, K and the eight Bs: There's a <i>lot</i> that can go wrong when we don't get sufficient amounts of these 13 chemicals in our diets. Things like pellagra, …

Immune System

Drones could be used to seek out arteries to prevent heart attacks

New trials suggest microscopic stealth drones could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries and prevent heart attacks<p>Scientists have carried out trials using microscopic drones that could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries, preventing heart attacks and strokes.<p>Researchers have …

What To Know About Money And Work By 50, 60, 70

Staying on track with your finances and career requires checking in every so often to be sure you’re meeting your goals and anticipating your needs at each life stage. Although you may have been saving for retirement and enjoying success at work for years, there are still some things to learn. You …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

Most Popular Top 10s of 2013

We share an awful lot of tips every day at Lifehacker, so it's easy to miss a few. Luckily, we regularly round up our favorite tips in every category …

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

(Image credit: Flickr User Vauvau)<p>Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids …

5 Lessons Learned From Recent Retail Data Breaches [infographic]

July 25, 2014 | by James Bickers<p>The recent news of a payment data breach at Goodwill Industries had a perverse air of inevitability to it. Over the …

Why Picking Up ‘Longmire’ Would Be The Smartest Financial Decision Netflix Ever Made

Many of you know that A&E pulled the plug on <i>Longmire</i> earlier this week, but what you may not know is that <i>Longmire</i> was A&E’s biggest ratings hit, and one of the higher rated shows on cable. It’s 5.6 million viewers are more than <i>Justified</i>, they are more than <i>Suits</i>, <i>Mad Men</i>, <i>The Strain</i> or <i>Boardwalk Empire</i> …

Ars walkthrough: Using the ZFS next-gen filesystem on Linux

If btrfs interested you, start your next-gen trip with a step-by-step guide to ZFS.<p>In my last article on next-gen filesystems, we did something in …

Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. I would love to be happier—as I’m sure most …

Prepare for change! This is not your father’s database industry

Open source software is about to blow up the database industry, and Hadoop is the nitroglycerin. This is not a good thing for the legacy software …

Which Video Game Console Should You Buy This Holiday Season?

This holiday season, shoppers have more choices than ever when it comes to video game systems. The next-gen systems from Sony and Microsoft launched in November, but a plethora of others are still for sale.<p>Beyond game consoles, there’s also plenty of tablets, gaming PCs, and other devices that you …

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