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How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

“Oh My God, This Is So F---ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Secretive, Orgiastic Dark Side

Some of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley are regulars at exclusive, drug-fueled, sex-laced parties—gatherings they describe not as scandalous, or even secret, but as a bold, unconventional lifestyle choice. Yet, while the guys get laid, the women get screwed. In an adaptation from her new …

Silicon Valley

7 cryptocurrencies to watch in 2018 if you’re on the hunt for the next bitcoin

A massive bubble? A passing fad? A scam?<p>Whatever the cynics out there want to call bitcoin, its BTCUSD, +3.07% insane rally continues to befuddle the …

Cryptocurrency

This Is What It’s Like To Be In A Sexless Marriage

It’s shaming.<p>Sexually, he wants nothing to do with you. And he’s your husband. You’re pretty, clever, smart and generous—the total package. People …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

4 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

Here are some stocks I plan to keep for as long as I'm an investor.<p>There are some stocks in my portfolio (you can find a full list of all the stocks …

Gardening 101: New Zealand Flax

New Zealand Flax, <i>Phormium</i><p>If I were asked the question: “Kier, how many Phormiums have you planted in your landscaping career?” I’d answer (honestly): …

New Zealand

Simple and Sustainable Garden

A Small Property Gets a Simple & Sustainable Garden<p>The clean lines of this minimalist garden reveal that less is more By Ruth Chivers; Photography by …

Landscaping

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Why sex and love don’t belong in the same bed

There’s never anything profound about erotic contact. Sex is purely a hormonal act, whereas love, as expressed in a hug, brings true intimacy<p>Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these …

Relationships

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

Artificial Intelligence

Hardscaping 101: Ground Covers to Plant Between Pavers

Too often pathway gaps are neglected and become a home for weeds. But where some may see awkward spaces between stepping stones, I see potential. …

Landscaping

The new American exceptionalism: How the Russian connection to the 2016 election signals the destruction of our nation’s ideals

Our nation has a long history of fighting over what American exceptionalism means. It’s about to get even uglier<p>Amid a new slate of disturbing and unsubstantiated reports about the connections between President-elect Donald Trump and Russia it is easy to become distracted by lurid allegations about …

The S&P 500’s Dirty Little Secret

The S&P 500’s Dirty Little SecretImagine you live on a little island. On this island, there is an Italian restaurant that you adore. Once a week, you …

Investing

What is a Market Maker and How do They Make Money?

Updated November 05, 2017<p>Have you ever stopped to wonder how it's possible to buy or sell a stock at a moments notice? The speed and simplicity at …

Markets

Here Is a Look at How Wall Street Works and Why Stocks Get Their Value

Learn How Wall Street Works<p>Updated March 26, 2018<p>In the last lesson, we established the reason stocks came into existence. In this essay, we are …

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

Now all news is “fake news”: The right’s war against truth goes back long before 9/11

<b>Rush Limbaugh; Donald Trump; Sean Hannity (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Getty/Mandel Ngan/Saul Loeb)</b><p>Donald Trump and his media allies have convinced millions of Americans that there’s no such thing as the truth<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>December 27, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Conservatives are trying to give us all a …

Donald Trump

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

San Francisco

9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask

A lot of history here. Also the backstory of a Eurodance hit.<p>Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as …

The U.S. tried to change other countries’ governments 72 times during the Cold War

The CIA has concluded with “high confidence” that Russia intervened covertly during the presidential election to promote Donald Trump’s candidacy. They based this assessment on the discovery that Russian security agencies had hacked the Republican National Committee, the Democratic National …

Russia

Four Investment Strategies You’re Afraid to Admit You Don’t Understand

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Diversity is a good thing — especially in a time of volatility. Knowledgeable investors may want to explore alternative routes to …

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10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Self-improvement

Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, explained for non-Muslims

At this moment, 2 million people from dozens of countries around the world are in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the hajj, the Islamic religious pilgrimage.<p>It’s a huge event — in terms of both its significance in Islam and the massive logistical challenge of having that many people from all walks …

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