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401(k)s are retirement robbery: How the Koch brothers, Wall Street and politicians conspire to drain Social Security

<b>David Koch (AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack)</b><p>The decades-long tale of how the Kochs, Reagan, Wall Street and even Democrats have tried to gut Social Security<p>James W. Russell<p>May 10, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Social Insecurity: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis”<p>On the eve of the Reagan presidency in …

Prime Your Muscles and Skin with the Ultimate Pre-Date Workout

Got a hot date tonight? If you really want to make an impression, then hit the gym before that and use Greatist's "ultimate pre-date workout".<p>The …

Exercise Like a Jedi, Superhero, or Warrior with Free Workout Posters

Getting a little bored of your usual workout routine? Here are nearly 100 workout posters that will motivate you to train like Rocky, workout with …

Treat Sore Throats and Coughs with this DIY Syrup

Cold and Flu season is in full swing in many parts of the world and with it, the inevitable coughs and sore throats. If you like avoiding the …

Limitless Tracks How Productive You Are Online, Motivates You to Focus

Chrome: How productive are you, really, when you're online? Unless you track your time, you might not really know. Limitless is a new extension that …

How Can I Quickly Learn Terminal Commands?

<i>A mouse click will only get you so far in Ubuntu. Learning terminal commands is an important step for anyone who's serious about using "the other</i> …

Add2Run Adds Custom App Aliases to the Run Dialog

Windows: The Run dialog (activated with Win+R) is already a great tool for quickly accessing obscure features. Add2Run allows you to boost the …

Most Popular Photography Tips, Tricks, and Hacks of 2013

This was a great year for all things photography, with posts to help you behind the camera, in front of it, when you're shooting, and when you're …

Keeps your checkboxes clear

Unchecks<p>Unchecky automatically unchecks unrelated offers, both saving you mouse clicks and making it less likely to miss a checkbox of an unwanted …

This Flowchart Shows You If You're Eating a Yam or a Sweet Potato

One of the more important debates you might have over the holidays is whether that side dish is a yam or if it's a sweet potato. This flowchart from …

19 New Haircuts from New York

Click through to see 19 new haircut ideas from the spring/summer 2014 collections at New York Fashion Week. Click through to see the 19 new haircuts

Bitmessage Sends Secure, Encrypted, P2P Instant Messages

Windows/OS X/Linux: Security is naturally a balance between convenience and safety. If you prefer to stay on the safe side of that spectrum, your …

Computer Manufacturers Ranked: How to Pick a Laptop That Won't Fail

With so many options available, picking the right laptop can prove awfully difficult. How do you know you'll end up with a reliable model? Or one …

Bake a Carrot Cake in a Slow Cooker

Carrot cake is a tasty, but it's not the simplest cake to bake. This trick from America's Test Kitchen doesn't cut down on the cooking time, but it …

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7 Productivity Boosting Keyboard Shortcuts Every Mac User Should Know

We love our keyboard shortcuts, as they help us get around our computers much faster every day. Here are seven you may not know about on the Mac that …

How Much Time Should You Spend Preparing for a Job Interview?

We talked earlier in the week about what you should go over to prepare for a job interview. How much of your time should you invest in practicing for …

Do a One Week Trial Run Before Quitting Your Job to Work for Yourself

Being your own boss may sound like a dream, but the reality is it's not always the fun adventure you expect it to be. Some people try out a business …

Everything You Need to Know About 7 Student Loan Repayment Plans

In October, the Department of Education began contacting borrowers who were struggling to pay back their student loans to let them know about the …

Unbrick a Router with a Raspberry Pi

Everyone makes mistakes, and if you're the type to fiddle around with your router, there's a reasonable chance you've bricked one before. Over on the …

Don't Get Defensive: Communication Tips for the Vigilant

When we get defensive, we make it that much harder for our conversational counterparts to hear what we're saying. We also make it harder to really …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data<br>• NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches<br>• Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history<br>• NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts …

Gamers can now apply to beta test Steam's In-Home Streaming service

A big part of Valve's steamy vision of the future will be the ability to play full-fledged PC games on a relatively small living room machine, by streaming them to the Steam client from a main gaming PC in another room. (Much like Remote Play on the PS4 and Vita, or NVIDIA's GameStreaming from a PC …

Restaurant and bar openings: November 7-13, 2013

<i>The following venues are expected to open by November 13th. Always call ahead, as openings can be delayed.</i><p><b>Bombay Sandwich Co.</b> At this ten-seat …

Inside Google’s new 1-million-square-foot London office—three years before it’s ready

Google’s new London office, scheduled to open in 2016, will have an open-air swimming pool, an indoor football pitch, a climbing wall and a roof garden from which to watch trains glide out of Kings Cross station towards Cambridge or Hogwarts. Googlers can cycle right into the building and to the …

Brown-Bagging Your Lunch Can Save Money (But You Have to Do It Right)

A big recent discussion here at Lifehacker was whether brown-bagging your lunch is really much of a money saver. There were enough good points made …