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James Brown, Vietnam and Race

jamesbrownbiopicThe Godfather of Soul did a good turn for his country by touring for troops

While critics debate what’s good and bad about the recently-released James Brown biopic, Get on Up, they’re missing something that those of us who grew up with Mr. Dynamite in the 1960s know better than most.

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HelloTel Is Like Tinder, But For Hotels

hellotelsocialBy now, you might've heard of Tinder, that dating app where, in about three seconds, you can choose your future uh -- soulmate (or simply swipe them away). Well, now there's a new dating app on the market -- it's kind of like Tinder, but for hotels. Say hi to HelloTel! 

The app doesn't quite offer the romance options that Tinder does -- HelloTel is more for socializing during your stay in a hotel. Instead of swiping left or right through potential flings, you check into your hotel on the app and say whether you're there for "business" or "socializing."

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How Much Is Your Childhood Memorabilia Worth?

gijoesIf you have collectibles, like a G.I. Joe from the '60s or a Superman lunchbox from the '50s, in your attic, you might be sitting on a treasure

The buzz about this Friday’s big-screen opening of The Avengers has sent prices rocketing for classic superhero comic books. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a copy of the 1963 comic book in which Iron Man made his debut just sold for a record $375,000 at auction. This follows a run of records shattered by other vintage Avengers-related comics in 2011 and 2012.

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5 Tips to Find Meaning and Purpose in Later Life

sailboatretirementHow to program your internal GPS in retirement

Throughout my middle years, I never questioned what held meaning in my life. The scaffolding of my identity as a successful college Chief Financial Officer and owner of a thriving software company was built into the job. What I did was who I was, and that was the end of it.

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