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The most asked question of 2014: Are we in a bubble? »

GUEST: Any way you cut it, 2014 has been a remarkable year for the innovation economy. The pace of disruption and growth today is faster than any time I’ve seen in…

Dec 21 2014 / Read More »

In the dogfight over posh airline food, the sky’s the limit »

Paris (AFP) – Michelin-star food and vintage champagne: airlines are pulling out all the stops to cater to their top-tier passengers’ tastes, as they seek a larger slice of the…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »

Pushing for holiday downloads? How to win the mobile user acquisition battle »

GUEST: The holiday season is upon us, bringing purchases and gifts of shiny, new mobile devices to new users. This tremendous growth and adoption is not only an opportunity for mobile…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Health

Cyclops Sheep and New Skin Cancer Treatment »

Basal cell nevus syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes multiple basal cell carcinomas in patients. Until recently, surgery…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »

3 Times When Giving Is Not a Good Thing »

At this festive time of year, most people are wracking their brains trying to figure out what presents to buy…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »

Curbing Social Anxiety During the Holidays »

The drumbeat of the holiday season begins soon after Thanksgiving appears in the rearview mirror. That may mean a laundry…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »
Science

GMO-free crop “refuges” limit bugs’ ability to develop resistance »

One of the most successful forms of genetically modified crops are the species that have been engineered to express bacterial proteins that are lethal to insects that ingest them. These crops have picked up the name “Bt,” for Bacillus thuringiensis, the bacteria that originally made…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »

Birds clear out of breeding ground as severe weather approaches »

Birds perform incredible feats of migration, crossing entire continents on their journeys between favorable nesting and feeding grounds. For most species, this behavior appears to be hard-wired in, driven by instinctual urges. But a recent study suggests that at least some birds aren’t purely creatures…

Dec 19 2014 / Read More »

NASA’s Kepler back in the planet-hunting game »

The Kepler planet-hunting probe is one of NASA’s great successes, with over 4,000 planet candidates in the pipeline and another thousand confirmed sightings. It’s not an exaggeration to say that it has changed the way we view the Universe, giving us a much better grip on…

Dec 18 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Ravens vs. Texans: Live Scores and Analysis for Baltimore »

As the Baltimore Ravens continue their playoff push, they’ll look to take a big step in earning a postseason berth when they take on the…

Dec 21 2014 / Read More »

Lynch Reaches 1,000 Rushing Yards, 10 TDs for 4th Straight Year »

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch scored his 10th rushing touchdown of the season in Sunday’s 17-7 win over the San Francisco 49ers to become…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

Fact or Fiction: Fantasy Football Week 15 Knee-Jerk Reactions »

Week 15 of the 2014 NFL season was full of surprises when it came to fantasy football. Is RG3 a QB1 if he starts in…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Should commit history be used to convey critical information to developers?

rjzii asks: During a meeting regarding the rollback of a third-party SDK from the latest version, it was noted that the SDK developers already announced in the commit history that the latest version should not be used.…

Dec 21 2014 / Read More »
Business

The most asked question of 2014: Are we in a bubble?

GUEST: Any way you cut it, 2014 has been a remarkable year for the innovation economy. The pace of disruption and growth today is faster than any time I’ve seen in Silicon Valley Bank’s 30-year history. Is…

Dec 21 2014 / Read More »
Politics

‘Cruel and Unusual Punishment’ of the Entire Trans Community

Court cases generally deal with individuals, though on occasion class actions encompass many more. A recent First Circuit Court of Appeals decision regarding one trans woman, Michelle Kosilek, serving a life sentence for murder in a…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

Paul McCartney Tried Writing a Protest Anthem for Garner Demonstrations

Paul McCartney has not given up on writing a protest anthem for demonstrations against the killing of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. “I was thinking recently about all these protests in New York and around the…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Health

Cyclops Sheep and New Skin Cancer Treatment

Basal cell nevus syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes multiple basal cell carcinomas in patients. Until recently, surgery has been the only treatment. Now, David R. Bickers, MD, the Carl Truman Nelson Professor of…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
Science

GMO-free crop “refuges” limit bugs’ ability to develop resistance

One of the most successful forms of genetically modified crops are the species that have been engineered to express bacterial proteins that are lethal to insects that ingest them. These crops have picked up the name…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Ravens vs. Texans: Live Scores and Analysis for Baltimore

As the Baltimore Ravens continue their playoff push, they’ll look to take a big step in earning a postseason berth when they take on the Houston Texans. Coming into this game, Baltimore holds the No. 6…

Dec 21 2014 / Read More »
Spotlight

Is Moosejaw’s $1,500 Jacket Worth Its Price Tag?

Moosejaw Mountaineering is selling a $ 1,500 jacket. It’s a hip-length, black waterproof coat called the Royale, with a snap-in insulating layer that can be worn separately. They’re only making 50 of them, and to get…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »
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