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Philz Coffee: Silicon Valley's Cup Of Choice

When Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan got married in May 2012, they did so discreetly. Hoping to avoid the media frenzy that would come with official invites, they opened their Palo Alto, Calif. backyard to 100 guests for what Zuckerberg said would be a surprise medical school graduation party …

What we’re doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years, scientists say

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>This story has been updated.</i><p>If you dig deep enough into the Earth’s climate change archives, you hear about the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM. And then you get scared.<p>This is a time …

Climate Change

The #Blessed Life Of Kaskade, EDM's Voice Of Reason

How $500,000-a-night DJ Kaskade — a 44-year-old Mormon father of three — became electronic dance music’s most unassailable superstar.<p><b>The W Hotel in downtown</b> Atlanta narrows twice near its summit, 28 gloriously reflective stories in the air, so that the roof of the building feels almost impossibly …

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Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones.<p><b>“Mark is fixing stuff.”</b><p>I’m killing time in the Frank Gehry–designed Building 20, whose signature feature is its soaring 434,000 square feet of open space, the latest addition to …

Obama's Bill Simmons interview: Trump, smoking and Aaron Rodgers

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a wide-ranging sitdown with former ESPN writer and editor Bill Simmons, President Barack Obama in an interview published Tuesday spoke candidly about his errors, triumphs and using the Secret Service to keep tabs on his eldest daughter Malia's admirers.<p>No dates have come through the …

Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story

Living and Dying on Airbnb

My dad died in an Airbnb rental, and he’s not the only one. What can the company do to improve safety?<p>T<b>he rope swing</b> looked inviting. Photos of it on …

The cloud wars explained: Why nobody can catch up with Amazon

Even as the startup craze starts to cool in Silicon Valley, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all reported bang-up earnings last quarter, not least because of their big bets on the cloud.<p>What exactly are these companies selling? Who's buying it? And why is one company that wasn't even in enterprise …

The Fastest Way Through Customs Is With Your Phone

What if we told you there is a way (a completely free way) to bypass the lines at immigration and customs when re-entering the U.S. at select airports—and all you needed was your smartphone?<p>The secret is no secret at all, but a downloadable app available to both iPhone and Android users via the …

Brighton, England: The San Francisco of Silicon Valley's dreams

Jeremy Keith rounded a corner in his secondhand Converse, down an alleyway of <i>Portlandia</i> preciousness in the North Laine shops of Brighton, England’s …

Bruce Springsteen on Making ‘Born to Run’: ‘We Went to Extremes’

He had one last chance to make it real. Or at least that’s how the story goes. With 1975’s <i>Born to Run</i>, a 25-year-old Bruce Springsteen felt like his …