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A Tea Party Tempest in Tennessee

time.com — Why Lamar Alexander should prevail against a hard-right challenger I've always thought that Lamar Alexander's Little Plaid Book, a collection of political wisdom gleaned from more than half a lifetime in the arena, is an underappreciated classic.
Jul 29, 2014

"My favorite rule is #73, 'Walk in Parades,' followed by #74: 'If it is the Mule Day parade, walk at the front.'" ti.me/1mYGv2Z

Jul 29, 2014

RT @arogDC: “If it is the Mule Day parade, walk at the front.”—words of wisdom in @SenAlexander's Little Plaid Book ti.me/Uzi5X1

Jul 29, 2014

“If it is the Mule Day parade, walk at the front.”—words of wisdom in @SenAlexander's Little Plaid Book ti.me/Uzi5X1

Judge Strikes Down D.C. Handgun Ban

time.com — The ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional, he says The District of Columbia's ban on carrying guns outside of one's home is unconstitutional and violates the Second Amendment, a federal judge has ruled. In a decision shared Saturday, U.S. District Judge Frederick J.

TSA Offers $15K Reward for ‘Next Generation’ Security Lines

time.com — Talk about low-hanging fruit The Transportation Security Administration has offered rewards of up to $15,000 to any inventor who can design the "next generation checkpoint queue," which hopefully will send the current generation of lines to an early and unmarked grave.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @TIME: The TSA is offering up to $15,000 for ideas to make lines faster ti.me/X9xbUQ

Jul 29, 2014

The TSA has $15,000 for you if you can make airport lines move faster ti.me/1kkEnYW

Immigration Crisis: The Honduras Exodus Explained in Pictures

lightbox.time.com — As President Barack Obama is considering offering refugee status to thousands of Honduran child migrants, photographer Ross McDonnell travelled to the Central American country on assignment for TIME to document the growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of people to seek a better life in the U.S.
Jul 29, 2014

Great work by Ross McDonnell for TIME - #Immigration Crisis: #The Honduras Exodus in Pictures | ti.me/1uCyRoy via @TIMEPictures

Jul 29, 2014

RT @photojournalism: Immigration Crisis: The Honduras Exodus in Pictures by Ross McDonnell ti.me/1uCyRoy via @TIMEPictures

North Korea Denies Selling Weapons to Hamas for Gaza Conflict

time.com — Thanks to U.N. sanctions, the market for North Korean weapons is shrinking, but there are significant doubts over how any such deal could take place On Dec. 12, 2009, a Georgia-registered cargo plane made an emergency landing in Bangkok, Thailand. The manifest said it was carrying drilling equipment, but working on a tip from U.S.
Jul 29, 2014

(But they would probably also deny that today is Tuesday) RT @TIME North Korea denies selling missiles to Hamas ti.me/Uz6A1H

Jul 29, 2014

Is #NorthKorea negotiating a deal to sell missiles to Hamas? The DPRK says no but a British report suggests otherwise ti.me/1nQPQ2T

Jul 29, 2014

RT @katz: North Korea denies selling missiles to Hamas. @emilyrauhala on @TIMEworld: ti.me/1oF51v9

Money’s Best Colleges

time.com — Value Grade/Ranking Score: A/4.34 Net Price of Degree: $77,606 Tiny Webb-total enrollment is only around 80 undergraduates-offers just one double major: naval architecture and marine engineering. For students interested in that subject matter and related fields, it's an extraordinary value. Start with the price tag: free.
Jul 29, 2014

Ahoy! Webb Institute offers tuition-free degree in boat building. @MONEY’s #BestColleges list. money.us/Uqtecs via @MONEY

Sales Tax Holidays, Back to School Deals Starting August 1 in Virginia, Florida

time.com — No fewer than 15 states offer a remarkably no-hassle way to trim a few percentage points off back-to-school purchases, most with deals starting this Friday. Every year around this time, states host sales-tax holidays, in which the usual sales tax is waived on a wide range of purchases.
Jul 29, 2014

Hold off until Friday to do back-to-school shopping. Failure to do so is throwing money away money.us/1oBrmd8 via @MONEY

What I Wish I’d Known About My First Paycheck When I Was 22

time.com — Earning every penny you're worth when you join the workforce can pay off for the rest of your life. So don't hesitate to negotiate. For many people, negotiating pay is not a welcome task. In fact, almost half of U.S. workers simply accept the first offer.
Jul 29, 2014

Pay peaks at 40 for most; tips on negotiating salary in your 20s; it'll pay off your entire life money.us/1jZo7Mn @lydia_west

Dubai to Pay Kids in Gold if They Lose Weight

time.com — "Your Child in Gold" program will award one gram of gold for every kilogram (2.2 pounds) a child manages to shed over two months Dubai has devised a rather unorthodox plan to incentivize kids to lose weight: Shed pounds, and we'll give you some gold.

Chicken & Waffles Potato Chips: Worth $49 a Bag?

time.com — Some junk food is going for big bucks on the secondary market. How much would you shell out for your favorite snack? Lay's newest potato chip flavors, Bacon Mac & Cheese, Wasabi Ginger, Mango Salsa, and, yes, Cappuccino, hit stores today.
Jul 29, 2014

Would you pay $49 for a bag of potato chips? How about $17 for a Chocodile? money.us/1jZkHJF via @MONEY

Early Retirement: how much retire at 55

time.com — Q: I'm 40 and can't imagine working till I am 65. If I want to retire in my mid-50s, how can I make sure I have enough money to live a comfortable lifestyle? A: How much you need to put away depends on the kind of lifestyle you want in retirement.

Ground Control Asked Air Algérie Flight to Turn Back Before It Crashed

time.com — Air Algerie Flight 5017, which went down in Mali, was the third airliner to suffer a disastrous crash in a week Shortly before ground controllers lost contact with Air Algerie Flight 5017, the airliner's crew requested to abandon its journey to Algiers and head back to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, eyeing foul weather on the radar.
Jul 29, 2014

Black boxes arrived In Paris yesterday.RT Doomed Air Algérie Flight Asked to Turn Back Before Crash ti.me/1oEahiD via @TIMEWorld

Richard Nixon Assigns a Reporter to Watch Panda Sex

time.com — A new book details the former president's keen interest making sure his new panda's got busy When former Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai gave the United States two pandas in 1972, the result, as captured in a pun-perfect turn of phrase by first lady Pat Nixon, was "panda-monium," report the authors of the new book The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972.
Jul 28, 2014

Richard Nixon 'assigned' a reporter to watch panda sex ti.me/WKq3OE via @TIME

Jul 28, 2014

Richard Nixon: perv or prophet? Prez asked reporter to watch panda sex, anticipating panda cam. time.com/3048944/richar… via @DenverNicks

Jul 28, 2014

Richard Nixon 'assigned' a reporter to watch panda sex ti.me/WKq3OE via @TIME

Running Prevents Against Death and Heart Disease

time.com — Whether you are the tortoise or the hare, running can help reduce the risk of heart disease Whether you log a marathon or a single city block, running-even slowly-may greatly reduce the risk of a cardiovascular-related death when compared to people who do not run, says a new study published Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @TIME: Even if you're super slow, running reduces risk of death ti.me/UGWknU

Jul 28, 2014

Lace up those running shoes! “@TIME: Even if you're super slow, running reduces risk of death ti.me/UGWknU@FOX2News

Retirement: figure out 3 key numbers in plan

time.com — If you start early, it's easier to make your strategy work. Here's how to figure out where you stand. Retirement calculations are all about the numbers. How big will your nest egg be? How much money will you need to earn in retirement to maintain your pre-retirement standard of living?
Jul 28, 2014

RT @MONEY: These are the 3 numbers you need to understand when retirement planning: money.us/1l7hnaA

Jul 28, 2014

How to figure out the 3 key numbers you need for a successful retirement plan money.us/1l7hnaA

Jul 28, 2014

RT @PennyWriter: How to figure out the 3 key numbers in your retirement plan @philmoeller money.us/1l7hnaA it helps to start early

Jul 28, 2014

How to figure out the 3 key numbers in your retirement plan @philmoeller money.us/1l7hnaA it helps to start early

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