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Mandatory rehab is just the newest front in the flawed war on drugs

Sentencing people to diversion programs still involves uprooting and confining them in an effort to make society ‘safer’<p>The past few months have seen a wide variety of political leaders extolling the virtues of drug treatment over incarceration. Major Republican figureheads are now on the bandwagon …

Best-Of Blogs: How To Encourage Innovation In Your Company

Whether you’re a die-hard iPhone fan or a lifelong Android user, there’s no denying that Apple made waves earlier this month when the company announced not only a new iPhone lineup and its first foray into wearable technology with the iWatch, but also a strong push into payments technology with the …

Using Anthrax In The Fight Against Cancer

In the never ending search for cancer therapies, novel technologies are being explored, including the incorporation of the body’s own immune system. One particular area of interest has been the use of antibodies to target specific cancer-associated molecules and block their involvement in oncogenic …

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With the right Lumia, you can Glance at Health and Fitness, Weather

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: All About Windows Phone<p>If your Nokia Lumia supports the Glance function that puts customized information on the …

5 Illegal Photos Of London’s Abandoned Underworld, Captured By Daring Place-Hackers

A new book showcases the work of 12 anonymous photographers obsessed with spelunking London’s forgotten tunnels.<p>Aboveground, London is an exceptionally clean and well-groomed city, but its streets hide an dystopian-looking underworld, blocked off from the vast majority of the public for decades. …

Google Reportedly Working on Giant TV Screens

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TNW Deals Freebie Friday: Apps and Books for Nothing

We’ve got some great free stuff for our dear readers this Friday, to help step up your game in your personal and professional life.<p>Learn to do your best at anything, improve your business development and sales chops, and build your startup career on your own terms with these these three great …

The 20 Schools With The Most Grads At Apple — And Harvard And Yale Didn't Make The List

Lots of people think that working at Apple is a dream job, given the impact the brand has on the world, the awesome food on campus, and the freedom to take on the projects that interest you.<p>So how can you become one of Apple's 80,000-plus employees? From our research, it looks as if going to a …

This Week In Science: Walruses Invade, Cyanide Clouds, and a Surprising Discovery on the Moon

Seven days; lots of science in the news. Here's our roundup of this week's most notable and quotable items:<p>35,000 walruses came ashore on an Alaskan beach, seeking a resting place in lieu of their preferred perch, sea ice, which is becoming rarer in the Arctic. Five separate studies say Australia's …

Still don't get Bitcoin? This new documentary is for you

A new documentary on Bitcoin hits theaters in New York, Los Angeles, and Cleveland today.<p><i>The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin</i> debuted at the Tribeca film festival and has generated a decent amount of buzz. A lot of that has to do with being in the right place at the right time.<p>The documentary follows …

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

Are Space Bubbles to Blame for a Deadly Afghan Battle?

The 2002 Battle of Takur Ghar in Afghanistan turned deadly for American soliders after radio communications failed. Twelve years later, we may have a bizarre explanation for the disaster.<p><b>The Battle of Takur Ghar, fought at 10,200 feet</b> near a snowcapped mountain peak, started in the early morning …

Foodservice Startup Sourcery Wants To Streamline How Kitchens Stock Shelves

When an entrepreneur starts a food business, it’s rarely because he or she adores the invoicing process.<p>The passion is for food — not so much for managing paper trails and cash flows. But for Na’ama Moran, the less-sexy parts of running a kitchen are the prize. Moran, the CEO of San Francisco …

Belkin looks at the smart home and doesn’t see a place for hubs

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>There are more than a dozen smart home hubs on the market. They range from $50 for the Wink home hub sold at Home Depot to …

The Wisdom of Job Insecurity: Don't be Lulled by Falling Unemployment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that the unemployment rate fell to 5.9%. That’s the lowest it’s been since July 2008 and many will undoubtedly feel more secure in their careers. But should they? Perhaps job insecurity is a good thing.<p>Surviving in today’s economy means having the …

Innovation in Short Supply at Interop

Since the first Interop in 1988, this venerable networking technology conference has seen its share of innovation. Founded as a TCP/IP interoperability workshop, it gave professionals their first glances of 100 megabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and Cloud networking protocol OpenFlow – not to mention an …

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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Esquire's Best Dressed Mobsters

<b>A mobster's life ain't all it's made out to be</b>, what with the rats, RICO laws, cops, and that little, last, nagging shred of your conscience that keeps telling you it wasn't cool to kill all those dudes just so you could hang out with a bunch of teamsters. But we'd be stool pigeons if we said a …

Men's Fashion

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …

Product Design

5 Easy Theses

There’s so much talk about innovation these days that it’s become a buzzword, drained of clear meaning. So when writing a book about the Digital Revolution, I decided to focus on some specific examples of how innovation actually happened in the real world. How did the most imaginative innovators of …