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In A Divided San Francisco, Private Tech Buses Drive Tension

<i>Part of a series on</i> income inequality <i>in the San Francisco Bay Area</i><p>If you want to understand the tension between tech workers in San Francisco, who often make six figures, and many of the city's other residents, try standing on the southwest corner of 24th Street and Valencia around 7:30 on a …

To Fix Social Security, Some Democrats Want To Lift Wage Cap

For the past three years, there's been a shortfall in the payroll taxes collected for Social Security. And as more baby boomers join the ranks of the 57 million people already receiving benefits, that deficit is bound to keep growing.<p>At the same time, the overall share of wages being taxed for …

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Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has an ambitious new plan: to shift our daily reading habits away from consuming incremental news bites and towards engaging with enlightened ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm. Ordinarily, such a goal would seem utopian, were it not for the fact that …

A Supreme Court Fight For The Rights Of (Frequent) Fliers

Do airline frequent fliers have any legal rights when they get into disputes over their club memberships?<p>That's the question before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, when the justices examine whether, and under what circumstances, frequent fliers cansue in these disputes.<p>Frequent-flier programs — …

A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

This ‘air modem’ could hack your PC or phone via sound waves — without any electronic connection

The one thing you’ve always been certain of is that a computer that’s not connected to a network, doesn’t munch data from any USB sticks, and doesn’t accept any kind of electronic connection requests is reasonably safe against hackers and crackers breaking into its electronic vaults.<p>Not so much, …

Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Pasta with porcini and sausage makes a sensuous combination in this weeknight dish. Start with a shaved fennel salad topped with extra-virgin olive oil and Parmesan for a complete meal.<p><b>Penne with Mushrooms and Turkey Sausage</b><p>3/4 oz. (20 g.) dried porcini mushrooms<p>1 Tbs. olive oil<p>1 onion, finely …

Basil Chicken in Coconut-Curry Sauce

Back when my husband Jack and I first started dating – and we discovered our shared love of food and cooking – we used to take turns making dinner. …

Cider-Braised Pork Chops with Apples | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Braising spice-coated pork chops in cider enhances the autumnal flavors of this dish, which also features fresh apples. Use any crisp, slightly tart apple that’s in season at your local farmers’ market.<p><b>Cider-Braised Pork Chops with Apples</b><p>1 tsp. dried oregano<p>1/2 tsp. five-spice powder<p>1/2 tsp. sweet …

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Ancho Spice Cashews Recipe by Carolyng Gomes

<b>Perfect on their own or thrown into some party mix, these nuts pack lots of smokey flavor in each bite.</b><br>By Carolyng Gomes<p>Ancho Spice Cashews<p>Print<p>Prep …

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Orange & Cardamom Coco-Doodles (Coconutty Snickerdoodles) - Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Orange & Cardamom Coco-Doodles (Coconutty Snickerdoodles) – November #ImprovChallenge<p>Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. Cupcakes & …

Crane's eye view of Shanghai - in pictures

A crane worker on the construction site of the Shanghai Tower, one of the highest spots in the city, is a prize winner in the Shanghai City Photography Competition. Wei Gensheng's views over Shanghai have become increasingly impressive as the building has continued to climb

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

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