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A Retirement-Savings Crisis Is Creating Lives of Never-Ending Work

The predicament of many seniors is a worrying preview of what could befall millions in the coming decades.<p>CORONA, California—Roberta Gordon never thought she’d still be alive at age 76. She definitely didn’t think she’d still be working. But every Saturday, she goes down to the local grocery store …

Retirement

The Mass Shootings Aren’t About Guns, They’re About Our Culture

Posted: Feb 22, 2018 8:43 AM<p>The Florida school shooting, Las Vegas, Aurora, and the others that have occurred in recent years have fired up the gun …

Guns

Navy veteran shoots home invasion suspect, says he was 'in fear' for his life

A would-be home invader was shot in the chest by a Navy veteran who said he had no other choice when the man attacked him last Friday.<p>Carmelo Marchese told FOX13 he was sitting in his home in Lecanto, located north of Tampa, when a stranger knocked on the door at 11:30 p.m. and sent his dog Daisy …

Crime

This cheap hack will make your bed sheets feel like a million bucks

File this one away, y’all!<p>Time

Wisconsin student creates device in effort to prevent deaths in school shootings

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, a Wisconsin teen is hoping a device he invented last year will get into more classrooms to help prevent …

Guns

The Baltimore effect: What gun-grabbers don’t want to debate

Substance is not the strong suit of the Left. Leftists tend to isolate one component of a policy issue, ignore the broader context, history, and …

Guns

Who needs a Gibson Les Paul when you’ve got NI’s Electric Sunburst Session Guitarist?

<b>Gibson might be making headlines for all the wrong reasons right now</b><b>, but its Les Paul remains one of the most iconic electric guitars in history.</b> …

Gibson Les Paul

What Percentage Of Mass Shootings Happen In 'Gun Free Zones'? The Number Is Stunning.

After dozens of warning signs and alerts from concerned citizens went unnoticed, a shooter walked into a South Florida high school and murdered 17 …

Guns

How to Play Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" Intro Riff

In this classic GW lesson, you can learn how to play the intro to Led Zeppelin's classic track, "Immigrant Song."<p>In the video—which is hosted by our …

Guitar

How you're giving away your private information online without even realising it - 5 reasons to fear your permanent record

Permanent records in the real world contain information that has some sort of administrative, historical, or legal worth.<p>There’s a reason they need …

Privacy

Spot The Sentence That Dooms Pension Funds (Don't Worry, We Highlighted It)

The “pension crisis” is one of those things - like electric cars and nuclear fusion - that’s definitely coming but never seems to actually</b> …

Investing

The One Thing You Need to Ensure a Clutter-Free Kitchen

In my family, everything happens in the kitchen: work, bill paying, meal planning, arts and crafts, homework, evening gardening. Oh, right — and …

Minimalism

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

Wellness

Adding Chromaticism to Your Playing

Spice up your soloing by adding some chromaticism to your improvisation with approach notes.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>This month, I will be discussing how you can use …

Electric Guitar

Getting Started with Proper Sweep Picking Technique

I’d like to talk about getting started with sweep picking, which is a very useful and exciting technique that I often use to perform fast …

Electric Guitar

Murder charge filed in fallout from video that shows nurses laughing as dying WWII vet struggles for air

Two nurses and an aide were indicted Wednesday in the death of an elderly patient, World War II veteran James Dempsey, who died pleading for help while in their care, WXIA-TV reported.<p>Dempsey’s family, of Woodstock, Ga., hid a camera in the late veteran’s room in the Northeast Atlanta Health and …

Crime

This is how long 16 parts of your home should last for

You know how it goes: When you're least expecting it, you'll need to replace something in your home. Maybe the refrigerator or the dishwasher stops working unexpectedly. Perhaps the roof starts leaking or the washing machine stops spinning. Here's a look at the life expectancy of some of your …

Home Improvement

Who Killed Jaco Pastorius?

By Pat Jordan<i>GQ,</i> April 1988<p>He was just another bum bleeding to death in an alleyway at four o’clock in the morning. He lay motionless on the …

Guitar

7 Terrible Liberal Gun Control Arguments … And How To Beat Them

Posted: Feb 22, 2018 12:01 AM<p>I argue for a living. I often deal with hacks, liars, and agenda-driven fanatics. But never in a quarter century of …

Guns

17 sex things you should never feel bad about

<b>1. Not wanting to perform a sex act that “every other woman does!”</b> You do not have to spit, swallow, deep throat, do a goddamn standing 69, or <i>whatever</i> just because they've seen it in porn or done it with an ex. If "every other woman does it" and you don't want to, they can go find someone who isn’t …

Relationships

North Korean skater disqualified after shocking crash, dirty tactics

Short track speed skating can look a bit like NASCAR on ice at times, but a competitor from North Korea put the spotlight on the crashing instead of …

North Korea

These Are the Top 10 States Where Americans Pay the Most Taxes

Each state government decides how much taxes to collect every year and the amount of money each American pays annually varies from state to …

Retirement

Kurt Cobain Talks Gear and More in His Final Guitar World Interview

“We play so hard that we can’t tune our guitars fast enough. People can relate to that.”<p>9<p>SHARES<p><b>Here's Guitar World's last interview with Kurt Cobain,</b> …

Guitar

See Doors' Epic 'When the Music's Over' at Last Filmed Show

Drummer John Densmore reflects on the band's 1970 Isle of Wight gig, which will be released on video this week<p>When the Doors flew to England for …

The Doors

Learn to choose the right scale for your guitar solo with these 5 cunning blues licks

<b>Choose the scale for the sound you’re after with these five licks written specially to give a certain sound...</b><p>Minor pentatonic scale over dominant …

Electric Guitar

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Leadership

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

Stone Temple Pilots Look Ahead To The Future With 'The Art Of Letting Go'

March 2 - Santa Clarita, CA @ The Canyon<p>March 3 - Indio, CA @ Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience<p>March 4 - San Diego, CA @ Observatory<p>March 8 - Pasadena, …

Cedar Rapids

Whispering Bob Harris interview: ‘I was everything punk hated’

<b>Music TV legend Bob Harris is returning with his seminal rock show The Old Grey Whistle Test – 30 years since its last episode</b><p>In 1971, a live rock show began on BBC Two that would change the face of music television. The Old Grey Whistle Test, commissioned by David Attenborough, was billed as an …

Lynyrd Skynyrd

It's Time To Say It, Retirement Is Dead, This Is What Will Take its Place.

The tired old notion of retiring is absolutely the wrong way to think about the most important part of your life.<p><i>"We get old when the weight of our memories and regrets starts to exceed that of our dreams."</i><p>When it to comes to the topic of retirement the old rules no longer apply.<p>In 1935 when the …

Retirement