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I drove for Uber for a week, and here's what it was like

When Uber came to Norway just before Christmas, I was overjoyed. But it got a lukewarm reception in the Norwegian press and among politicians, as most new things in Norway get.<p>I don't want Uber to give up on Norway — and I don't think it ever will — so I embedded myself as a driver for Uber Pop …

10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs

<b>1. GMOs are unhealthy.</b><br>The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) urges doctors to prescribe non-GMO diets for all patients. They cite …

Leatherman's New Wearable Tech Can Repair Your Wearable Tech

The Leatherman Tread will come out this Summer. It's an interesting departure for the company, and an industry first: a serious multi-tool that can …

The weird racial politics of online dating - The Kernel

We’re in the midst of a cultural sea change to one of the most central institutions in the life of the nation.<p>American attitudes on interracial …

Relationships

Plug Sunrise Into Your Daily Routine

<i>What will you accomplish in 2015? Throughout January, we’re sharing our favorite #EvernoteTips, shortcuts, and tricks perfect for powering</i> …

Productivity

Nachrichten - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Wenn ein Konkurrent ein Glasfaserkabel verlegt, packt die Telekom ihr eigenes einfach mit in den Graben: Klingt dreist, ist aber legal. Nach …

Demographic Trends Have Created Two Americas

Adam Carstens<p>The Census Bureau just released a new set of state population estimates. These estimates revealed a definite pattern: there are definitely two different regions within the United States, each with their own pattern of growth. For simplicity's sake, I'm calling these "America1" and …

Demographics

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Libraries

Fossile Energie, die besser nicht genutzt wird

Weltweit sollten demnach in den nächsten 40 Jahren etwa ein Drittel der gegenwärtig technisch und wirtschaftlich förderbaren Ölreserven ungenutzt …

Seeing Electricity, Hearing Magnetism & Other Sensory Feats - Facts So Romantic

It’s pretty obvious that dogs have sharper ears and cats a keener sense of smell than we do. But as powerful these senses are, they are merely keener …

Dangerous words

THE news from Paris today has been grim. Gunmen killed, at the current count, twelve people at the offices of <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>, a French satirical weekly.<p>…

Wo Christen angefeindet werden

In vielen Ländern der Welt werden Christen diskriminiert. Wegen der Gräueltaten des "Islamischen Staates" rangieren Irak und Syrien weit oben auf dem …

Gesellschaft

How were 1.5 billion acres of land so rapidly stolen? – Claudio Saunt

Between 1776 and the present, the United States seized some 1.5 billion acres from North America’s native peoples, an area 25 times the size of the …

Look At How Cheap Gas Is Everywhere

It's not just your town: Gasoline is cheap pretty much all over the country.<p>The map below, from gas-price tracker GasBuddy.com, shows the average price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in each U.S. county. See that big sea of green in the middle of the country? That's where gas is about $2 …

Grading Pharma In 2014: 17 Drug Companies Ranked

Last year I gave grades to 16 large-cap pharmaceutical companies. It only seemed right to do it again. I’ve given letter grades between F and A+ to all pharmaceutical companies that have market capitalizations above $50 billion (now there are 17, one more than last year). It’s like high school with …

Photo of the Day

The best images from around the world<p>12.30.15 4:00 PM ET<p>Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty

James Bond in Altaussee: Countdown läuft

<b>Bald ist es so weit: In Altaussee soll am 5. und 6. Jänner mit den Dreharbeiten für den neuen James Bond-Film „Spectre“ begonnen werden. Eine</b> …

James Bond

Schwere Vorwürfe gegen Prinz Andrew

Pädophilenring in höchsten Kreisen?<p><b>Schon 2011 hatte ein Foto des britischen Prinzen Andrew mit einer jungen Frau für Schlagzeilen gesorgt, nun taucht</b> …

New York City

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master

Evernote is well established as the go-to app for organizing just about everything in your life. Whether it's notes for a novel or bookmarks from the …

Sunrise: The Forces of Many Apps Unite for a Better Calendar

There are a lot of productivity apps that <i>say</i> they'll make your life easier, but don't actually do anything for you. Sunrise is a new calendar app …

Sozialphilosoph Norbert Leser gestorben

<b>Der Sozialphilosoph Norbert Leser ist tot. Der gebürtige Oberwarter ist im Alter von 81 Jahren am Silvesterabend im Krankenhaus Eisenstadt gestorben.</b> …

Universität Wien

A Solar Storm Almost Ended Life As We Know It In 2012

"If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces," said Daniel Baker of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado in a NASA press release. Luckily for us, it missed our home planet.<p>The GIF below shows the storm on July 23, 2012, as captured by …

Heritage Foundation 'Economist' Busted Lying about Taxes and Job Creation!

Growing up sucks; it means having to let go of those childish, simplistic beliefs that make the world a more colorful place, like Santa Claus, the …