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Across the US, Cities Struggle to Figure Out How to Accommodate Urban Farming

Widespread interest in urban agriculture is forcing local authorities to re-examine rules that prohibit farming in cities<p>Sacramento has worked …

Urban Agriculture

Why More Extreme Foods Are Creeping Onto Menus

For Americans who haven’t been to a state fair recently or who are unacquainted with Paula Deen’s style of Southern comfort food, this may come as a …

Bears roster firming up but questions remain

The Bears' final 53-man roster has begun to crystallize after 14 training camp practices and two exhibition games. Players have two exhibitions and five full practices remaining to impress general manager Phil Emery, coach Marc Trestman and Trestman's staff. But already the roster puzzle pieces are …

Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome

<b>When people hear the words Asperger's syndrome, they often think of children or Albert Einstein - even though he was never formally diagnosed. But here are some things about Asperger's that are less well known.</b><p>Asperger's syndrome, sometimes known as an autistic spectrum disorder, is a lifelong …

Autism

Derek Carr Injury: Updates on Raiders QB's Concussion and Return

<b>Updates from Saturday, AUg. 23</b><p>CSN's Scott Bair has the latest on Carr:<p><b>Updates from Thursday, Aug. 21</b><p>Kevin Patra of NFL.com provides an update on Derek Carr's status:<p>Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr won't see action in Friday's preseason tussle in Green Bay.Coach Dennis Allen said Carr …

Derek Carr

Eagles fall 42-35 to Brady, Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly was disappointed with his team's sloppy play on Friday night.<p>"The rules are not going to change," Kelly said after the Eagles were whistled 10 times and committed four turnovers in a 42-35 loss to the New England Patriots.<p>Officials had warned …

Michael Brown Killing: Police in Ferguson Fire Tear Gas Amid Looting

Armored vehicles rolled back onto the streets of Ferguson early Saturday, as riot police faced off with looters in the Missouri town gripped by protests since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen.<p>The violence broke the brief period of calm that had settled over Ferguson, Missouri, …

Law Enforcement

Five Lessons the Faltering Music Industry Could Learn From TV

As record labels repeat tired formulas and watch their business model collapse, they should turn on the television to see how another outmoded …

Instagram is ready to take its shot

<b>By Jessi Hempel</b><p>July 9, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT<p><b>The photo-sharing social media service has a fast-growing, hyper-engaged user base that advertisers love.</b> …

Social Media

Meet the future of the public transport: electric cycles with onboard tablets

If various surveys of happiness, peacefulness, and prosperity (and the endorsement of Tyler Brûlé) are to be believed, Scandinavia is the best place in the world. Judging by Copenhagen’s bikes, they may all be right. The capital of Denmark is in the process of rolling out a new bike-share program …

Copenhagen

Here are the 15 best short stories you can read at the 'New Yorker'

Now that the <i>New Yorker</i> has opened its paywalled gates for every article since 2007 for the next three months, there’s never been a better time to …

The world's earliest selfies – in pictures

The selfie isn't a 21st-century invention. Buzz Aldrin has reminded us on Twitter that he took the first space selfie in 1966. Here's a selection of other early examples of the form – from the 1830s to the 1980s<p>• Steve Rose on historical selfies