Retirees Should Know These 3 Facts About Required Minimum Distributions – January 09, 2020

By Zacks Equity Research | Yahoo!

Neglecting to withdraw a required minimum distribution (RMD) from an IRA by the due date brings about a painful tax code penalty: 50%. Yes, you read that right. If you are supposed to withdraw at least $4,000 and (uh oh!)… Read more

Here’s Halle Berry’s MMA Body In Mesh Yoga Pants – Plus Her Favorite Snack

By Rebecca Cukier | TheBlast

Halle Berry poses at an event

It’s Friday, and that means one thing for uber-fit Oscar winner, Halle Berry. The actress is basically the most dedicated user of Instagram’s #FitnessFriday ever, and she didn’t disappoint today – a brand new photo has landed on the 53-year-old’s feed.… Read more

Giant Chinese paddlefish declared extinct by scientists after surviving for nearly 150 million years

By Joe Gamp, Contributor | Yahoo News UK

Scientists have declared a giant fish that had survived for 150 million years is now extinct.

Named after its distinctive shape, experts believe the giant Chinese paddlefish has been wiped out because it could not survive over-fishing, habitat fragmentation and loss of biodiversity.… Read more

Death From Above: The Air Force’s Fearsome AC-130 Gunship Is Getting Upgrades

And America’s enemies are running.

by Kris Osborn | The National Interest

Key Point: Once the gunship is upgraded, the AC-130 will become an integral part of U.S. overseas operations.

The historic, lethal and combat-tested AC-130 gunship — known for attacking ISIS and Taliban fighters during close-air support high-risk combat missions — is getting a massive technological upgrade with newer weapons and avionics to increase the effectiveness of the attack platform and extend its service life into future decades, service officials said.… Read more

Britney Spears Tugs Down Bikini Bottoms & Instagram Zeros In With Hygiene Request

By Rebecca Cukier | TheBlast

Britney Spears is back in a bikini. The “Toxic” singer made headlines for kicking 2020 off in the world’s tiniest purple bikini, and it looks like the 38-year-old has kept the vibe up.

Late last night, Britney updated her Instagram with a double set of bikini snaps.… Read more

Chilling Photos From The Groovy Era – Yvonne Craig squeeze into her Batgirl costume during season three of “Batman”

By Jacob Shelton

source: pinterest

Whether you’re a Trekkie or you’ve just got a thing for a gal with a batarang, Yvonne Craig has you covered. In the ‘60s she was the go to girl for playing Orion Slave Girls or plucky sidekicks who looked great in purple.… Read more

Why China’s Lack of Experience Could Doom It in a War

What might happen?

by David Axe Follow @daxe on TwitterL | The National Interest

Key point: Having good technology is one thing, but gaining battlefield-earned experience is another.

The Chinese military has almost no combat experience, analyst Timothy Heath wrote for the California think-tank RAND.… Read more

“Solo Bossa Nova” (1st stanza) by Robert Drasnin for THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.

UPDATE: The complete recording of this evening is now available on THE JAZZ FROM U.N.C.L.E., which you can order here: http://thejazzfromuncleliveinconcert….

One night only, on Sept. 27, 2014, at The Golden Anniversary Affair commemorating the 50th anniversary of the original “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,”… Read more

Megyn Kelly talks about how ‘demeaning’ it was having to ‘spin’ for former Fox News honcho Roger Ailes — as her husband tearfully looks on

By Suzy Byrne, Editor, Yahoo Entertainment | Yahoo Celebrity

Update: The full segment has now been released. See: Megyn Kelly calls out victim-shaming scene in ‘Bombshell’ but says, ‘I do wish I had done more.’

Megyn Kelly has not only watched Bombshell, the film about sexual harassment in the workplace under former Fox News honcho Roger Ailes, but she did so with a handful of fellow Fox News alums “who lived it.”… Read more