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Working After 65? Avoid Five Medicare Pitfalls

Learn how Medicare works if you are still employed after 65.<p>Key Takeaways<p>As you turn age 65, your mailbox will likely be full of birthday cards, well …

Retirement

The Grateful Dead’s ‘Anthem of the Sun’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

“<i>Anthem of the Sun</i> was our vehicle,” Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart said of the band’s 1968 LP. “It was our springboard into weirdness.”<p>The Dead’s …

Los Angeles

40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.<p>We’re not gonna lie, in a world in which we have extremely easy access to all music that’s ever been recorded, it’s a bummer that Drake continues to break every streaming record that’s ever …

Death Metal

What serverless architecture actually means, and where servers enter the picture

If you think the term "cloud" obscures the technology behind interoperable network platforms, consider "serverless:" A style of programming for cloud …

Cloud Computing

Kurt Vonnegut Offers 8 Tips on How to Write Good Short Stories (and Amusingly Graphs the Shapes Those Stories Can Take)

You can't talk about American literature in the second half of the 20th century without talking about Kurt Vonnegut. And since so many well-known …

Literature

Marilynne Robinson

September 18, 2009<p><b>BOB ABERNETHY</b>, host: We have a profile of the much-honored writer Marilynne Robinson. She received the Orange Prize for fiction …

Now More Than Ever

<i>Audio:</i> Zadie Smith reads.<p>There is an urge to be good. To be seen to be good. To be seen. Also to be. Badness, invisibility, things as they are in reality as opposed to things as they seem, death itself—these are out of fashion. This is basically what I told Mary. I said, Mary, all these things I …

Literature

‘Yellow Submarine’: A Dazzling Revival Everyone Should See (Especially the New Leaders of Pixar)

Just about every animated classic, from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” to “Spirited Away,” from “Toy Story” to “Persepolis,” from “Fritz the Cat” …

Animation

William Faulkner diagnosed modern ills in As I Lay Dying

<i>In our series, Guide to the classics, experts explain key works of literature.</i><p>To hear William Faulkner tell it, to write As I Lay Dying he “took this …

Literature

Book clinic: what are the best novels about ancient Greeks and Romans?

<b>Other than</b> <b>Madeline Miller</b> <b>and</b> <b>Mary Renault</b><b>, what literature can I read that explores the classical setting of ancient Greece and Rome?</b><br>Livvy Muir, 18, hoping to study comparative literature with ancient Greek at University College London<p><b>Natalie Haynes</b><b>, writer, broadcaster and classicist:</b><br>For ancient …

Books

Here's What You Really Need to Know About Blockchain

Eliminating information bottlenecks is how blockchain will truly make an impact<p>In 1970, a scientist at IBM Research named Edgar F. Codd make a remarkable discovery that would truly change the world. Though few realized it at the time, including at IBM, which neglected to commercialize it. It was …

Databases

The 100 Books Every Man Should Read

Books for men aren't all about DIY and fast cars, from mind-altering works of fiction and life-affirming autobiographies to stylish coffee table …

Books

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

Public Relations

Agile vs Scrum vs Kanban Weighing the Differences

Project management has evolved significantly in recent years, and there are plenty of project management tools to help facilitate those changes, too. …

Project Management

How to Feed the Middle of Your Funnel

lethutrang101 / Pixabay<p>Every good fisherman knows that the hardest part of fishing is not waiting for the fish to bite, it’s reeling them in. You …

Marketing

Unexpected Method Of How To Write Your Unique Brand Offering

Think you’re in a so-called oversaturated market? You and everyone else! Luckily, there are always ways to stand apart from the competition. You’re probably already distinct in your own mind, but the challenge is capturing that difference and getting it into your message. Being different from the …

Customer Service

The best ways to make your vinyl records sound better

Audiophile

Rolling Stone Names The 100 Greatest Songs of the Century (So Far)

As far as music publications go<b>, Rolling Stone</b> might as well be the music Bible. So, now that it’s put out a list of the <i>The 100 Greatest Songs of the</i> …

Music

He’s One of Brazil’s Greatest Writers. Why Isn’t Machado de Assis More Widely Read?

In life, he played the role of the bland bureaucrat but in the strange world of his fiction, everyone is slightly insane.<p>Most countries have a writer like him: the bearded eminence whose face adorns postage stamps, and whose name dignifies avenues, and whose Complete Works sit, undisturbed, on …

Literature

Infographic: 20 tips to keep website visitors’ attention

Content marketers have a prime objective: Get online users to stick around.Whether you seek to create more dynamic content or offer engrossing …

Public Relations

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: How His Binary Systems Shaped the Digital Age

Zeroes and ones that changed the world.<p>Binary code is the language of computers and electronic devices. The use of binary numbers date back to …

Mathematics

11 Books To Read Before Visiting Italy

Italy has inspired creative minds throughout the millennia, artists have painted its wonders, filmed in its quiet streets, and written books that …

Books

Unlock your character’s inner voice. Write top dialogue with this simple trick.

I use this method to flip my dialogue from clumsy and turgid into something more raw and compelling.There are hundreds of ways of accessing the …

Creative Writing

Five Clouds Are Better Than One, IT Executives Say

It has recently been reported that Barclays Bank intends to shut down all of its 18 on-premises data centers and go all-in with Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud services. According to the article from Caroline Donnelly in ComputerWeekly, “the project is part of a wider push by the banking …

Cloud Foundry

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson: My Life in 10 Songs

1<p>“Beggar’s Farm”<p><i>This Was</i> (1968)<p>This was one of the first pieces that I wrote; I think technically I cowrote with Mick Abrahams, our original guitar …

Guitar

To Overcome Your Insecurity, Recognize Where It Really Comes From

Raymond closed down. Sandra snapped. They both had solid records and promising career prospects, and yet they felt that something was not working. Their bosses, colleagues, friends could tell too, but they were equally puzzled. How could someone so talented get so lost, or lose it, in seemingly …

Self-help

15 Free Keynote Templates for Creatives

Whether you want to impress potential clients and investors or simply need to design a presentation for your client, there is no doubt that a …

Web Design

Top Realtors Say To Do This To Get More For Your Home

When it comes to selling a home, top real estate agents from around the country all agree that buyers want their home to look as good as their Instagram feed. And creating these environments don’t need to cost a fortune. Just a few simple adjustments can mean thousands of additional dollars to your …

Real Estate

27 Cheapest Places Where You'll Really Want to Retire

If you're looking for a cheap retirement destination, you can pretty much count out the West Coast, the Northeast, Alaska and Hawaii. Still, more …

Retirement

A Life of Reading Is Never Lonely

Reading is at once a lonely and an intensely sociable act. The writer becomes your ideal companion—interesting, worldly, compassionate, energetic—but only if you stick with him or her for a while, long enough to throw off the chill of isolation and to hear the intelligent voice murmuring in your …

Literature