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Should You Learn Poker And Make a Lot of Money - Altucher Confidential

(My friend, Ylon, after he won $3 million at the World Series of Poker in 2008)<p>A friend of mine lost his job at [put in super high-powered internet …

Sorry, Folks: One Way or the Other, You'll Never Be Able to Completely Count on Retirement

Social Security. Corporate Pensions. 401ks. They're all risky, and that risk isn't going away.<p>For over 100 years, the Studebaker Corporation made …

Senators Push HHS For Faster Implementation of . . . Something

They won't say what, though.<p>Democratic Senators apparently met with Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to press her to …

Why the Logical Response to a Financial Crisis Almost Never Happens

Forget the technocratic analysis. Is it politically palatable?<p>Is this how the euro ends? Not with a Greek bang, but a Cypriot whimper?<p>The Cypriot …

OneTab extension for Google Chrome and Firefox - save up to 95% memory and reduce tab clutter

How it works<p>Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the …

How Public Health Experts Turned Corporations into Public Enemy #1

Fighting corporations is a lot easier than fighting genetics<p>During the debate over health care reform, a lot of people postulated the existence of …

The Real Reason that Readers Have Soured on Their Paper

Is it quality, or politics?<p>Becoming a journalist was a big financial risk when I entered the field in 2003. In 2013, it's shaky indeed. Last week Pew …

Why a BA is Now a Ticket to A Job in a Coffee Shop

The number of jobs requiring high-skilled labor has declined.<p>There's a growing perception out there that a college degree no longer delivers the …

Health and Human Services Secretary Doesn't Understand What Insurance Is

Kathleen Sebelius thinks insurance isn't really insurance unless it covers routine expenses. This is exactly backwards.<p>How can insurance make …

Will Obamacare's Exchanges Be Ready on Time?

The exchanges are the heart of the new health care system. There are increasing concerns that they may not be up on time.<p>There have been rumblings …

Cook A Steak Dinner—With Science!

Unlock these 5 secrets for juicier steak, fluffier potatoes, and silkier sauces<p>Good cooking, at its core, is good chemistry. Great meals come from understanding and harnessing the properties of how food transforms from its raw state to a cooked one. To help guide you to better eating through …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

The Coolest Exercise You Haven't Done | Men's Health

If you want to chisel your abs, sculpt your arms, and build every muscle in your body, then be sure to check out The NEW Spartacus Workout on DVD!

Men's Health Personal Trainer: Russian Fat Loss Secret

You'll get expert advice and support based on your own preferences, not a "cookie cutter" approach that might work for some other guy.<p>You can ask …

Morning Workout

Last night I watched a little SNL (2 weeks in a row) to see Will Farrell and Green Day...there were a few good skits. I liked the stupid funeral skit if you saw the show - particularly the random guy that just came in and threw the mic on the ground.<p>After that I started reading a book called, "The …

Workouts

The Best Belly-Blasting Workout | Men's Health

<b>Here's how to do it:</b> Stand with your feet slightly wider then shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides. Push your hips back, bend your knees, and lower your body into a squat until you can place your hands on the floor. Kick your legs back into a pushup position. Perform a pushup, and then …

Prevent E.D. | Sex MD | Men's Health

"ED stands not only for erectile dysfunction but also for 'early diagnosis,' because you can use ED to predict a heart attack, potentially by years—arterial damage from cardiovascular disease affects the small arteries in the penis first," says Christopher Steidle, M.D., a clinical associate …

The 3 Best Fat-Blasting Exercises You Aren't Doing

Use the moves to torch your gut<p>The key to turning your body into a fat-burning machine isn't more time in the gym—it's enlisting more muscles.<p>“The more muscles you work, the more calories you burn,” says B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., owner of StreamFit.com. Instead of splitting up your workouts by …

Workouts

What's the Best Way to Fix a Squeaky Floor?

<i>Squeaky floors are great if you want to catch a snoop in your house, but they're terrible for pretty much every other reason. Thankfully, there is a</i> …

Should I Use Plex or XBMC for My Home Theater PC?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I want to make the perfect home media center but I've come across a very tough decision: should I use Plex or XBMC? I've heard great …

Build Your Own Bodyweight Home Gym with Cheap PVC Pipe

If you're not looking to dump $1,000 on a home gym system, The Art of Manliness shows off how to build your own bodyweight gym for about $150 using …

The Four Elements of Physical Energy and How To Master Them

"Manage your energy, not your time." This is the quote that made Tony Schwartz famous. And it's one that I believe best represents a truly efficient …

Gmail's Priority Inbox Is Awesome. Just Give It a Chance

Priority Inbox is one of Gmail's best unsung features. It's amazing at curing email overload, but if you don't give it a chance to learn, all it'll …

The Re-coronation of Tiger Woods

When Tiger Woods stood up this last weekend at Bay Hill for the first time in three and a half years, he did it the old fashioned way. His way. By creating fear. Enough so, that the field appeared convinced to not get anywhere near him or his lead. Keep in mind, this is the new generation of …

Golf

Do You Dress Like an Old Man?

<i>From the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>It's an important question.</b> You know, in its own way. At the very least, it's worth exploring the issue — and finding out where you fall. Check out the infographic to learn if you're dressing beyond your years.

Infographics

Oh, Shut Up, Chatsworth

<b>I just realized</b> something wonderful. I no longer have any reason to be polite to Willard Romney, the sack of hair produced in 2012 by a Republican presidential nominating process the biggest problem of which, of course, was that it failed to message the sack of hair correctly. Anyway, G.I. Luvmoney …

Secret Service

Who Shot bin Laden: CNN vs. CNN

<b>Yesterday, journalist Peter Bergen</b> came out with a story on CNN.com and on their network asserting that Esquire's 15,000 word report on the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden was "BS", according to the story's source, a SEAL Team 6 member who was not on the bin Laden mission, and so was not in a …

Terrorism

Editor's Note: A Response to CNN on 'The Shooter'

<b>Six weeks ago,</b> we published an important story about the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden. The piece both recounted his experience of the mission and, as importantly, described his life since leaving the service. It was a compelling story — both for the telling detail of the raid and for the …

Osama Bin Laden

Michele Bachmann's Bad, Awful Month

<b>Oh, mercy</b>, it seems like The Girl With The Faraway Eyes may have discovered that running for president is not like an ATM after all.<p>The Daily Beast has learned that federal investigators are now interviewing former Bachmann campaign staffers nationwide about alleged intentional campaign-finance …

Government

Your Evening Jemmy

The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.<p><i>--James Madison, To The Virginia State Convention, December 2, 1829.</i>

James Madison