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This is the most surprising thing Monsanto is working on, and it's already changing the way you eat

Monsanto is best known for its work on genetically modified crops and pesticides. In 2014, it was ranked the third most-hated company in the world by Nielsen, largely because of its work in this space.<p>In a Mother Earth News piece, the Pesticide Action Network sums up the concerns that many …

iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

Size<p>The Galaxy S6 edge+ gives you a better ratio of phone size to screen size. Though the iPhone 6s Plus has the smaller display, it's about 3 …

Phones

Ducati Monster family welcomes its most powerful member – the 1200 R

Since Ducati decided to discontinue the big Fighter and keep only the 848 in production, the most powerful naked in its line-up was the Monster 1200 …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review: Head of its class

Samsung's latest Galaxy Note launched in the US last week, and we've been putting pen to screen to put it through the paces. Join Gizmag as we review …

Gear & Gadgets

Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer's 'must-see' pre-wedding video

The tale begins with Mr Mehajer as a young student, purple cap worn backwards. Across the lawn at Sydney University he spies a beautiful young woman: …

Microsoft’s New GigJam Collaboration App Deconstructs Tasks Into “Molecules Of Work”

Got a project? GigJam lets you share information on the fly–and hide what’s private–on computers, tablets, and phones.<p>Last November, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hosted a small press event at the company’s Redmond, Wash. headquarters. The atmosphere was low-key, but the title–“Productivity: …

Microsoft is placing Windows fans at the center of its Windows 10 launch

Over the past nine months, Microsoft has been collecting up Windows fans in the millions. There are now 5 million Windows 10 testers, just weeks ahead of the global launch on July 29th. That’s an impressive number of guinea pigs testing an operating system during its early phase of life, and …

Warren Buffett $2.8 Billion Donation Gets Supersized -- By Taxpayers

Uber-billionaire Warren Buffett has just donated more than $2.8 <i>billion</i> to charity. How one arrives at this figure involves some math, and also tax considerations. He made the donation by transfering 20.64 million Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares. The announcement was made on the company’s website. …

Finance

Rinspeed Budii: Autonomous Driving BMW i3 EV

It’s been said that in the future, cars will do just as us drivers do. They will learn everyday, getting better and better until they’ve mastered the …

Swingers Lifestyle Community | Adult Personals | Clubs & Events

The Swingers Next Door<p>You probably see a swinger everyday, only you don't see them. Chances are that your neighbor, an associate at work or even a …

How to Unlock Hidden Settings In Your Favorite Software

Not every app has a Settings menu that's easily accessible. Sometimes, developers hide away debug menus, secret settings, and more. With them, you …

Operating Systems

How I Became Rich Before 30 and How You Can Too

If there is one universal truth, it’s that everyone is looking to get rich quick. This probably explains why so many people are willing to believe …

How to delete Facebook from your life completely

Deleting your account means you can <i>never, ever</i> access your account again, and you won't be able to retrieve any of your content or information.<p>Most …

Social Media

Road Warriors: Testing our New Eagle Creek Gear

As adventure travelers who spend a great deal of time on the road, we take our travel gear quite seriously and we always make sure to invest in …

The Most And Least Walkable Cities In The U.S.

One of the biggest surprises: there are cities that are more walkable than New York.<p>Walkable cities aren’t only good for avid pedestrians. They also have a higher GDP per capita and higher education levels than metropolitan areas that are harder to navigate on foot, according to a new report.<p><i>Foot</i> …

Google Is About To Take Over Your Whole Life, And You Won’t Even Notice

Google’s new design ethos, living on and beyond every screen, could make Google an amorphous problem solver of unimaginable scale.<p>“I have a weird question for you,” I stammered, sitting in a hotel room across from Matias Duarte and Jon Wiley, the Google design leads for Android and Search, …

Material Design

This Is Where People Will Live The Next Time A Natural Disaster Hits New York

Refugees lived in hotels for months after Hurricane Sandy. Next time, this new modular housing unit could be constructed a mere 15 hours after disaster strikes.<p>Despite rolling out one of the earliest and most ambitious climate plans in the country, New York City was not prepared for Hurricane …

U.S. Army

This Startup Had Over 5 Million Users And A Great Product. Then It Folded

The (somewhat) surprising demise of the popular organizing app Springpad–and what happened next.<p>Failure.<p>It’s a subject that gets plenty of ink in the business world–but mostly in terms of how it leads to success.<p>While the tech industry celebrates successes–the startups which scale to Facebook or …

The Body Shocker Workout

Ben Bruno

Top 5 Motorbikes Suited For Touring The Himalayas

These 5 Motorbikes Are so Sturdy That You Can Ride Around Whole of The Himalayas<p>Does the very thought of travelling through the snow capped Himalayas …

2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure First Ride

BMW adds the water-Boxer updates to its R1200GS Adventure for 2014, and MotoUSA takes a spin on the dirt and street in Arizona’s high desert terrain …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …