Saving to 100: 9 Questions for Remar Sutton (Blue Zones)
What is the biggest financial mistake most people make?
They impulse buy (and "they" includes the person reading this.) If you're the proverbial "average" person who has 30 years left till retirement, you're going to burn a half million dollars in impulse buys, throw it away without thinking. The money you burned, invested even modestly, would have added more than a million to your retirement.
Rosie the maid is a humanoid robot fictional character in The Jetsons animated television series of the 1960s. She is the title family's maid and housekeeper. Jean Vander Pyl provided the voice for Rosie. Rosie is depicted as wearing a frilly apron, and was often seen using a separate vacuum cleaner. Her torso is mounted atop a single leg and she rolls about on a set of caster wheels. She frequently calls George Jetson "Mr. J".
Rosie was an old demonstrator model hired by the Jetson family from U-Rent a Maid. The series' first episode, "Rosie the Robot", gives her model number as XB-500. In the episode "Rosie's Boyfriend," we learn she has a boyfriend, the robot Mac, a helper for Henry Orbit.
Randall was first and correct with:
She is the Jetson's robot-maid, ROSIE
The autonomous domestic help
Is Rosie. She was the loyal, if somewhat antiquated, maid to the Jetson's.
Alan J said:
Jim from CA, retired to ID, responded:
Rosie, the Maid from the Jetsons
Kevin K. in Washington, DC wrote:
That would be Rosie, the robot maid of the Jetsons.
I had a Jetsons coloring book when I was little.
Rosie the Robot.
My wife wants a Rosie-the 21st Century has let her down with a Rosie.
It's let me down by not having George Jetson's 'grueling' 3 hour work week and a car that can fly to the moon.
Oh, that's Rosie, the Jetson's robot housekeeper. I was a kid when I watched that show; don't judge.
Waiting for the atmospheric river to deliver. So far, just a few drops have landed - nothing like "The Big One" the local meteorologists have been predicting. It's still too wet to ride a bike, dammit.
Lois Of Oregon said:
The great Tom Lehrer once sang, "when correctly viewed, everything is lewd". I'd never noticed before that George Jetson had something sick and wrong going on with Rosie the Robot. A dangerous game to play with the cold, killing machine that prepares your food.
Dale of Diamondy Springs, Norcali replied:
Rosie the maid. Here come the robots. We're all fucked!
Daniel in The City answered:
Rosie from the Jetsons
DJ Useo responded:
I say that picture is of Rosie The Robot from the classic cartoon "The Jetsons".
She sure seems to have captured the public's imagination, judging by the many manifestations of her available.
Rosie ~ The maid is a humanoid robot fictional character in "The Jetsons" animated television series of the 1960s.
Joe S took the day off.
BttbBob has returned to semi-retired status.
Patriot Act NSA Spying Unconstitutional Section 215 National Security Letters Must End
My name is Marc Perkel and I have decided to announce that I will not comply with the so called "Patriot Act" laws requiring me to disclose information about my customers. If I receive a national security letter I will immediately photograph it, post it online everywhere I can, and then make a video of me burning it. I will then await my arrest. If you want to put me in jail then come get me mother fucker.
CBS begins the night with a FRESH'The Amazing Race', followed by a FRESH'Hawaii Five-0', then a FRESH'Blue Bloods'.
Scheduled on a FRESHStephen Colbert are Jeff Daniels, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Audra McDonald.
On a RERUNJames Corden, OBE, (from 1/12/16) are Betty White, Amar'e Stoudemire, Jack Hanna, and Rachel Platten.
NBC starts the night with a FRESH'Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon', followed by a FRESH'Grimm', then 'Dateline'.
On a RERUNJimmy Fallon (from 1/22/16) are Jeff Daniels, Lilly Singh, and St. Lucia.
On a RERUNSeth Meyers (from 2/10/16) are Ryan Reynolds, Katie Lowes, Wynonna & the Big Noise, and Jaleel Bunton.
On a RERUNCarson 'The Scab' Daly (from 2/16/16) are Jalen Rose, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Those Who Can't.
ABC opens thenight with a FRESH'Last Man Standing', followed by a FRESH'Dr. Ken', then a FRESH'Shark Tank', followed by '20/20'.
On a RERUNJimmy Kimmel (from 3/3/16) are Jason Bateman, Aja Naomi King, and Cee-Lo Green.
The CW fills the night with a RERUN'Just For Laughs With Howie Mandel'.
Faux has a FRESH'Sleepy Hollow', followed by a FRESH'Second Chance'.
MY has 'TMZ (Not So) Live', followed by 'Hollywood Today (Not So) Live'.
A&E has 'The First 48', followed by the FRESH'60 Days In: Time Out', 'The First 48'.
AMC offers the movie 'Twister', followed by the movie 'Dawn Of The Dead'.
[6:00AM] TOP GEAR - SEASON 21 - Episode 1
[7:00AM] TOP GEAR - SEASON 21 - Episode 2
[8:00AM] RAMSAY'S KITCHEN NIGHTMARES US - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 3-Trobiano's
[9:00AM] RAMSAY'S KITCHEN NIGHTMARES US - SEASON 7 - EPISODE 9-Bella Luna
[10:00AM] DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 6 - EPISODE 8-Let's Kill Hitler
[11:00AM] DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 6 - EPISODE 9-Night Terrors
[12:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 23-I, Borg
[1:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 5 - EPISODE 24-The Next Phase
[2:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 7-Unnatural Selection
[3:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 8-A Matter of Honor
[4:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 9-The Measure of a Man
[5:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 10-The Dauphin
[6:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 11-Contagion
[7:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 12-The Royale
[8:00PM] CASINO ROYALE (2006)
[11:00PM] CASINO ROYALE (2006)
[2:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 7-Unnatural Selection
[3:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 8-A Matter of Honor
[4:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 9-The Measure of a Man
[5:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2 - EPISODE 10-The Dauphin (ALL TIMES EST)
Bravo has 'Real Housewives Of Atlanta', another 'Real Housewives Of Atlanta', still another 'Real Housewives Of Atlanta', followed by a FRESH'Bravo First Looks', then a FRESH'The People's Couch'.
Comedy Central has the movie 'Billy Madison', followed by the movie '50 First Dates'.
FX has the movie 'Grown Ups', followed by the movie 'Jack Reacher'.
History has 2 hours of old 'Pawn Stars', followed by a FRESH'American Restoration', then a FRESH'Million Dollar Genius'.
[6:00AM] PORTLANDIA-4th of July
[7:00AM] AMERICAN PIE PRESENTS: THE BOOK OF LOVE
[9:00AM] AMERICAN PIE PRESENTS: BETA HOUSE
[11:00AM] AMERICAN PIE PRESENTS: THE NAKED MILE
[1:30PM] AMERICAN PIE PRESENTS: BAND CAMP
[3:30PM] AMERICAN WEDDING
[5:30PM] CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
[8:00PM] 48 HRS.
[10:15PM] BEVERLY HILLS COP
[12:45AM] 48 HRS.
[3:00AM] BEVERLY HILLS COP
[5:30AM] PORTLANDIA-The Story of Toni and Candace (ALL TIMES EST)
[6:00AM] Hap and Leonard-Episode 2
[7:01AM] Rescue Dawn
[12:00PM] A Few Good Men
[3:00PM] Law & Order-Damaged
[4:00PM] Law & Order-Tabloid
[5:00PM] Law & Order-Monster
[6:00PM] Law & Order-Cherished
[7:00PM] Law & Order-DWB
[8:00PM] Law & Order-Bait
[9:00PM] Law & Order-Flight
[10:00PM] Law & Order-Agony
[11:00PM] Law & Order-Scrambled
[12:00AM] Law & Order-Venom
[1:00AM] Law & Order-Punk
[2:00AM] Hap and Leonard-Episode 2
[5:00AM] American History X (ALL TIMES EST)
SyFy has the movie 'The Rundown', followed by the movie 'You're Next'.
Actor Michael J. Fox and his wife Tracy Pollan pose for a photograph as they arrive for a State Dinner for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the White House in Washington.
Photo by Andrew Harnik
Jazz impresario George Wein took another step to secure the future of his 62-year-old Newport Jazz Festival on Thursday, as the nonprofit foundation that runs it named Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride as artistic director.
Wein, who is 90, also told The Associated Press that he planned to donate the bulk of his estate, around $10 million, to the foundation upon his death so that the jazz festival and its sister Newport Folk Festival can continue for years to come. Wein produced this year's festival completely, but recognizes he's old and his hearing and health have started to diminish even as he remains mentally sharp.
"Not many people can engineer their own demise," Wein said. "I've been working on this a few months with Christian. Nobody knew about it. I wanted to make sure Christian was the right person."
McBride will work side-by-side with Wein and take the reins for the 2017 festival. From then on, McBride will choose who plays at the festival and have final say on festival programming, Wein said.
McBride is a bassist, composer and educator. The Philadelphia native attended Juilliard and has performed on recordings with musicians including Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Sting, The Roots and Paul McCartney. He has won five Grammys. He also hosts and produces radio shows on SiriusXM and NPR. He has played regularly at Newport since 1991.
Two couples were awarded nearly $4.25 million on Thursday after a federal jury found one of the largest natural gas producers in Pennsylvania was responsible for the contamination of their well water, capping a six-year odyssey that turned their sleepy village into a battleground over the nation's shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing boom.
The verdict in Scranton came at the end of a bitter lawsuit pitting homeowners in Dimock against Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. The company, a prolific driller in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale formation, said it will appeal, accusing the jury of ignoring "overwhelming scientific and factual evidence that Cabot acted as a prudent operator in conducting its operations."
Dimock was the scene of the most highly publicized case of methane contamination to emerge from the early days of Pennsylvania's natural-gas drilling boom. State regulators blamed faulty gas wells drilled by Cabot for leaking combustible methane into Dimock's groundwater. Cabot claimed the methane was naturally occurring and said the problems in the water wells predated Cabot's arrival.
Dozens of plaintiffs settled with Cabot in 2012, but two families opted to take their claims to trial.
Actor Bill Murray, left, talks with Kara Cassidy, wife of his son Luke Murray, while watching an NCAA college basketball game between Xavier and Marquette during the Big East men's tournament, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in New York. Luke Murray is an assistant coach for Xavier.
Photo by Julie Jacobson
The Elvis Presley estate has filed a lawsuit against a Las Vegas casino-hotel that is holding artifacts and memorabilia involving the King as part of a leasing dispute.
Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. filed the lawsuit Monday in Clark County District Court seeking to retrieve stage outfits, jewelry, letters and a high school yearbook, among other artifacts from the career, home and wedding of Elvis.
The estate and business group is trying to get back hundreds of items it loaned to the much-hyped "Graceland Presents Elvis" attraction at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
The off-Strip property took control of the items last month when it shut down the attraction that includes a museum exhibit, wedding chapel and theater. The move came after the third-party operator, Exhibit A Circle, said it was quitting.
The lawsuit accused the casino of holding the valuables hostage for leverage in its leasing dispute with Exhibit A Circle, noting the estate has been cut off from a security camera that allowed it to monitor the items. It's asking the court to order the items be returned and seeks punitive damages.
Yellowstone National Park started shipping many of its famous wild bison to slaughter Wednesday to drive down the size of the park's herds and respond to concerns by the livestock industry over a disease carried by the animals.
Thirty animals have been shipped to slaughterhouses, and officials plan to send an additional 63 in the next few days. The bison were weighed and tested for disease for research purposes, and the remaining animals were crowded into holding pens to await shipment.
The park's actions are driven by an agreement in 2000 with Montana officials that requires it to control its bison herds. The meat will be distributed to American Indian tribes that traditionally subsisted on bison.
About 150 of the animals have been captured this winter trying to migrate out of the park in search of food at lower elevations in Montana. Ranchers worry about bison infected with brucellosis, a disease that can cause cattle to abort their young.
There have been no recorded bison-to-cattle transmissions of brucellosis, and critics say the slaughters are unnecessary. Captured bison that test negative for it are not spared.
China has written to diplomats and U.N. officials urging them not to attend a Geneva event on Friday where the Dalai Lama will speak, reasserting that it opposes his appearance at all venues due to his "separatist activities".
Reuters reported in October that China is waging a campaign of intimidation, obstruction and harassment that Western diplomats and activists say is aimed at silencing criticism of its human rights record at the United Nations.
The Dalai Lama, who won the Nobel Peace Price in 1989, fled to India in 1959 after an abortive uprising against Communist rule. China views him as a separatist, but Tibet's spiritual leader says he only wants genuine autonomy for his homeland.
In a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday, China's diplomatic mission in Geneva raised objections about the presence of Tibet's spiritual leader on the panel of Nobel laureates, being held at the Geneva Graduate Institute.
"Inviting the 14th Dalai Lama to the aforementioned event violates the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China, in contravention of the purposes and principles of the U.N. Charter. China resolutely opposes the 14th Dalai Lama's separatist activities in whatever capacity and in whatever name in any country, organization or event," it said.
Kaley Cuoco performs "Dance 10 Looks 3" from the musical "A Chorus Line" at the 24th annual Alzheimer's Association "A Night at Sardi's" at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Photo by Rich Fury
Pope Francis imposed new financial accountability regulations on the Vatican's multimillion-dollar saint-making machine Thursday after uncovering gross abuses that were subsequently revealed in two books.
The rules require external vigilance over individual Vatican bank accounts created for beatification and canonization causes, as well as regular budgeting and accounting to make sure the donations from the faithful are being used as intended.
The reforms were imposed after Francis tasked a fact-finding commission to investigate Vatican finances, including at the Vatican's saints office. Two books by Italian journalists, based on the commission's confidential findings, revealed that the Vatican's secretive saint-making process brought in hundreds of thousands of euros in donations for each saintly candidate but had virtually no financial oversight as to how the money was spent.
The books estimated the average cost for each beatification at around 500,000 euros ($550,000), with much of the proceeds going to a few lucky people with contracts to do the often time-consuming investigations into the candidates' lives. The family of one well-known investigator, for example, also had the Vatican monopoly on printing the documentation for each saintly cause, studies that often amount to dozens of volumes.
While candidates who inspire wealthy donors would sprint ahead, those with less wealthy fans would languish. American saints often cost the most precisely because the most money was donated, and the postulator could spend it on the best researchers to get the cause through, according to the book "Avarice" by journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi.
Jason Alexander performs "You'll Be Back" from the musical "Hamilton" at the 24th annual Alzheimer's Association "A Night at Sardi's" at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Photo by Rich Fury
The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increased at a record pace last year, US government scientists reported, raising new concern about one of the top greenhouse gases and the effects of global warming.
The measurement came from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.
"The annual growth rate of atmospheric carbon dioxide... jumped by 3.05 parts per million during 2015, the largest year-to-year increase in 56 years of research," said a NOAA statement.
Last year also marked the fourth consecutive year that CO2 grew more than two parts per million.
The federal government is proposing new privacy rules that would make Internet service providers such as cable and phone companies ask your permission in some instances before using and sharing your data.
Using customer information could help so-called ISPs make more money from targeted digital advertising, when advertisers are able to show you ads that they think will appeal to your specific interests.
The Federal Communications Commission's rules are likely to face criticism and possible lawsuits from Internet service providers.
The rules affect only companies that connect you to the Internet like Comcast, Verizon and Sprint. They do not apply to Internet companies that have huge advertising businesses based on customer data, like Facebook or Google. Those companies are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission.
FCC officials say their rules wouldn't "prohibit" targeted advertising from ISPs. But the aim is that in many, if not most, cases, your Internet provider would have to get your permission before sharing your personal data with advertisers.
The deaths of 13 bald eagles in Maryland's largest die-off of the U.S. national bird in three decades were caused by humans, officials said on Thursday.
Lab results showed that the eagles did not die of natural causes, including diseases such as avian influenza, said U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman Catherine Hibbard. The agency declined to say whether the birds were poisoned.
"Our investigation is now focused on human causes and bringing to justice the person(s) responsible for the death of these eagles," Hibbard said in a statement.
Maryland Natural Resources police received a call on Feb. 20 reporting four dead eagles near Federalsburg in the eastern part of the state. Officers arrived and discovered nine more dead birds nearby.
The maximum fine for harming a bald eagle is $100,000 and up to one year in prison, Hibbard said.
Owner Elizabeth Wilson groomes her Chinese Crested and Coton De Tulear dogs during the annual Crufts Dog Show at the NEC Arena in Birmingham, Britain, March 10, 2016. The world's largest dog show will be held from March 10 to 13 with 22,000 dogs competing for the world class title of Crufts Best In Show.
Photo by Nigel Roddis
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