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Amazon rival Jet.com just started selling fresh groceries like milk and eggs

No delivery or subscription fees could be a differentiator.<p>At least one thing about Jet.com is certain: It is taking a big swing at becoming a shopping site for the masses.<p>The heavilyfunded startup just added fresh groceries like milk, fruit and meats to its offering for some customers, in an …

John Boehner talks election, time in office

“You can call me boner, beaner, jackass, happy to answer to almost anything,” said former Speaker of the House John Boehner as he took the stage at …

Student Journalism

Eating peanut early reduces risk of allergy even with later abstinence

The early introduction of peanut to the diets of infants at high-risk of developing peanut allergy significantly reduces the risk of peanut allergy …

It’s here: Quartz’s first news app for iPhone

We just released our first news app for iPhone, which you can download from the App Store right now. Tap or click here to get it.<p>The app, exclusive to iPhone, is a whole new way to experience Quartz. We put aside existing notions about news apps and imagined what our journalism would be if it lived …

Apps

Wired Is Launching an Ad-Free Website to Appease Ad Blockers

More than 1 in 5 people who visit Wired Magazine’s website use ad-blocking software. Starting in the next few weeks, the magazine will give those …

Fitness trackers are leaking lots of your data, study finds

Some of the more popular sports wearables don’t just let you track your fitness, they let other people track you.<p>That’s what Canadian researchers …

University of Toronto

Hawking: Humans at risk of lethal 'own goal'

David Shukman<p><b>Humanity is at risk from a series of dangers of our own making, according to Prof Stephen Hawking.</b><p>Nuclear war, global warming and genetically-engineered viruses are among the scenarios he singles out.<p>And he says that further progress in science and technology will create "new ways …

Glenn Frey: How Hotel California destroyed The Eagles

<b>"While the band did break up in 1980, our music continued without us," wrote Glenn Frey in 2000. "It was becoming increasingly apparent to me that, no matter where I went or what I did, for the rest of my life I would always be an Eagle."</b><p>Glenn Frey, who has died aged 67, was justifiably proud of …

To overcome procrastination, be more selfish

“I love deadlines,” English author Douglas Adams once wrote. “I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”<p>We’ve all had the experience of wanting to get a project done but putting it off for later. Sometimes we wait because we just don’t care enough about the project, but other times we …

Procrastination

Five Chinese Navy Ships Are Operating in Bering Sea off Alaska

Chinese naval presence off Alaskan coast appears to be a first<p>Five Chinese navy ships are currently operating in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska, Pentagon officials said Wednesday, marking the first time the U.S. military has seen Chinese naval activity in the area.<p>The officials have been …

Military

Stalking Your Friends with Facebook Messenger

<i>Edit: At Facebook’s request I have again deactivated the *official* version of the extension. Furthermore, Facebook has deactivated location sharing</i> …

Paywall bypass bookmarklet – Come From Google

Install CFG by dragging the link to bookmarks<p>When surfing around the web, sometimes you will hit a paywall to see the content. This is terrible UX in …

Search Engines

NASA Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You're Free To Use Them

Space is the place. Again.<p>And SoundCloud is now a place you can find sounds from the US government space agency, NASA. In addition to the requisite …

Apple Watch: The Secret History of the iPhone Killer | WIRED

In early 2013, Kevin Lynch accepted a job offer from Apple. Funny thing about the offer: It didn’t say what he would be doing. So intense is Apple’s …

Smartwatches

How I keep screens from causing me insomnia

I started wearing sunglasses at night<p>One of the best night’s sleep in recent memory was when I was engrossed in a print edition of the Harry Potter series. I recall falling blissfully asleep to dimly lit paper pages of adventurous wizards and waking up with a surge of sustained focus. At the time, …

For The Love Of Pork: Antibiotic Use On Farms Skyrockets Worldwide

Sorry bacon lovers, we've got some sad news about your favorite meat.<p>To get those sizzling strips of pork on your plate each morning takes more antibiotics than it does to make a steak burrito or a chicken sausage sandwich.<p>Pig farmers around the world, on average, use nearly four times as much …

Agriculture

Elon Musk Says Self-Driving Tesla Cars Will Be in the U.S. by Summer

For many drivers who commute long distances, the prospect of owning a self-driving car — where a driver takes his hands off the wheel and feet off the gas — has been an elusive dream.<p>But on Thursday, Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla, took a big step in that direction when he announced that the …

Tesla

The Coolest Photos of Giant Spotlights Lighting the Way From Echo Park to Santa Monica

One defense you almost never hear for low-rise Los Angeles is that a corporate sponsor can put up 27 sets of spotlights running the length of the basin and it actually looks pretty cool across the whole city. Try that in the New York. For less than two hours on Friday night, LA Marathon sponsor …

Los Angeles

How running an $837,000 office pool destroyed this man's life

They were everywhere, 11 cops in full body armor, tearing apart his modest three-bedroom condo. And all John Bovery could do was watch.<p>They knocked …