Keith Triplett

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Look Inside The Stunning New Cafe Where Apple Employees Eat Their Meals

In addition to its main cafeteria — which is open to the public — Apple operates a number of smaller, more exclusive, cafes near its Infinite Loop campus.<p>In June, the company opened a gorgeous new cafeteria designed by Foster + Partners, the architectural firm behind Apple's upcoming "spaceship" …

Business Lessons From The Hells Angels

What mainstream companies could learn from the world’s most infamous motorcycle club.<p>The strength of a brand often reflects an organization’s cultural health. Inside-out, credo-driven brands surpass their outside-in, market-driven peers in category after category—see Apple and Google versus …

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The dangerous truth about Wall Street’s favorite new company

Alibaba’s glorious emergence in America is the product of a system designed to benefit the very few<p>In the fable "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," a poor Syrian woodcutter unlocks the secret of an outlaw treasure cave, and uses it as a portal to immeasurable riches.<p>Both metaphorically and from a …

5 Ways Tesla Vastly Improved The Model S

CEO Elon Musk had teased a "D" prior to the event, but the "D" here stands for the "dual-motor" that powers this new car, which is extremely powerful and ultra efficient. But the dual-motor is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here, we break down all the new features of the new Model S so you can get an …

This Ingenious Touchscreen UI Should Be in Every Car

There may be no greater design crime today than putting a touchscreen in an automobile. It's audaciously stupid. The simple fact is that screens …

Lotus Builds A Rad Superbike Evocative Of “Tron”

This here is the Lotus C-01, the first motorcycle from the venerable British sports car maker. And clearly it’s far from your typical superbike: Sure, it’s got 200 horsepower and weighs in at just a touch under 400 pounds, but the design!<p>Created by Daniel Simon, perhaps best known for crafting the …

Elon Musk's Companies Have Been Tanking, And He's Lost $1.7 Billion

Both stocks are also down from their highs over the past month — Tesla by 14% and Solar City by 20%. Tesla topped out during the trading day at $291 on Sept. 4, and Solar City hit $76 on Sept. 12.<p>Elon Musk is CEO of Tesla and chairman of Solar City, so he's been shedding net worth. How much net …

2015 Ford Mustang GT Manual

It's more refined than ever, but is the new Mustang still a stallion?<p>With the new Ford Mustang finally sitting before us, a walkaround is the first order of business. Circling the newest pony, there’s no mistaking it for anything but a Mustang. The all-new 2015 model retains the right proportions, …

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Post-it note eating insider trader pleads guilty

The middleman in a $5.6 million insider trading scheme has admitted to passing stock tips on Post-it notes and then eating the evidence.<p>Frank Tamayo, a 41-year-old Brooklyn man, surrendered Friday morning to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and pleaded guilty in Federal Court in New …

Android L's newest security feature: out-of-the-box encryption

Apple isn't the only one that's making its software a lot more secure, and erm, fed-proof -- Google's upcoming Android platform will apparently be encrypted by default, according to <i>The Washington Post</i>. The publication didn't clarify whether it's Android's full-disk encryption, which Google first …

How Christian fundamentalist homeschooling damages children

The religious right touts homeschooling as a viable educational alternative. Parents, grads tell a different story<p>My interest in homeschooling was first sparked nearly 20 years ago, when I was a socially awkward adolescent with a chaotic family life. I became close to a conservative Christian …

Confessions of a recovering Libertarian: How I escaped a world of Ron Paul hero worship

<b>A photo of the author</b><p>In the right hands, libertarianism could be a middle-of-the-road philosophy. Instead, here’s what turned me away<p>Dustin Petzold<p>September 3, 2014 6:44pm (UTC)<p>When I was 15, I was that kid people wanted to punch in the face. I sent emails to Wolf Blitzer and Glenn Beck asking them …

How ISIS Became The Richest Terrorist Group In The World

“They are looking towards a long-term economic model."<p>IRBIL, Iraq — Muhammed Jamal can understand why many want to join ISIS.<p>"You get paid the most, you have the most weapons, you are with the most powerful group," said Jamal, who as a Sunni Iraqi would have little trouble joining up with the …

GOP still hates contraceptive coverage, is OK with letting poor women look at birth control in stores

<b>(iStockphoto/shawshot)</b><p>A new Republican proposal could put oral contraceptives in stores. Too bad they cost so much without insurance!<p>Katie McDonough<p>August 19, 2014 2:18pm (UTC)<p>The GOP does not want your insurance to cover birth control, but a growing number of Republicans now support selling oral …

Westerners fear monumental land grab by Obama administration

Utah officials are scrambling to prevent the Obama administration from locking down thousands of acres of land in their backyard, as federal officials consider up to a dozen possible national monument designations – all in western states.<p>The Antiquities Act gives U.S. presidents the authority to …

New “TCP Stealth” tool aims to help sysadmins block spies from exploiting their systems

System administrators who aren’t down with spies commandeering their servers might want to pay attention to this one: A Friday article in German …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Hillary Clinton: She's running, against Obama (Opinion) - CNN.com

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, pictured in October 2012, has become one of the most powerful people in Washington. Here's a look at her life and career through the years:<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's …

Four Things You Have to Know Before Buying a House

Owning a home is the traditional cornerstone of the quintessential American dream and many people still see it as the crowning achievement of a stable adulthood. But the actual process of buying a home can feel like anything but stable. There's a lot of information to wade through and even small …

War is turning us into Facebook monsters

<b>(AP/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Has your news feed become a political battlefield? You aren’t alone<p>Merissa Nathan Gerson<p>August 10, 2014 10:59am (UTC)<p>About a month ago, a friend of mine started posting things about Gaza on Facebook. She was terror-struck by the death of children, especially having one of her …

Amazon Drags Authors, Readers and George Orwell Into Its Fight With Hachette

Amazon appeals directly to authors and readers to take its side in its e-book pricing dispute.<p>In an apparent pre-emptive strike, Amazon is appealing to readers and authors to take its side in an increasingly acrimonious pricing dispute with book publisher Hachette.<p>The giant bookseller posted an …

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

Political Chatter: Obama blamed for immigration influx

In what has become a dire and politically explosive situation at the border that includes droves of unaccompanied young border-crossers, overcrowded holding facilities, angry protesters and finger-pointing politicians, Washington struggles to get the situation under control. Politicians, however, …

Larry Page's Plan To Deal With All The Jobs That Are Getting Wiped Out By Technology

Google CEO Larry Page was asked how society should deal with unemployment that may arise from technological advances.<p>His answer is surprisingly French. He says companies should consider hiring two part-time workers to do one full-time job. This way more people are employed, which is better for …

Israeli ambassador: Killers of Arab Palestinian teen 'will not be hailed as heroes'

Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. on Sunday praised his government for the swift arrests in the killing of an Arab teen, saying those found guilty will not be lauded as heroes and urging Palestinian leaders to pursue those behind similar killings.<p>“They will not be hailed as heroes,” Israeli …

Bud Cauley hole-in-one at Greenbrier's 18th wins each fan cash

Aces are always fun on the PGA Tour, and lately they've become more rewarding for the fans.<p>Last week at Congressional, a Peter Hanson ace earned one woman a year's worth of mortgage payments. This week at the Greenbrier, a Bud Cauley hole-in-one to walk-off the 18th hole made everyone in the …

LeMons Sebring Day 1: Porsche 944 Leads, Duff Beer Civic Close Behind

After inspecting the machines of a small but devoted band of racers on Friday, the first race session of the first-ever Humidi TT 24 Hours of LeMons took place on Saturday at Sebring International Raceway. Even though a wild afternoon lightning storm blasted several pieces of track infrastructure …

Tibetans get high-altitude edge from extinct Denisovans' genes

Forget climbing Mt. Everest — for most humans, just eking out a living on the harsh Tibetan plateau is challenge enough. But Tibetan people have thrived there for thousands of years, and a new study says it's thanks to a genetic adaptation they inherited from an ancient human relative.<p>The study, …

Motor Authority implores us to Give A Shift about manual transmissions

As auto enthusiasts, we have to accept that the general public is never going to embrace the manual transmission in a big way ever again. Automatics, CVTs and dual clutches are winning the war, in part because many people think of their car as an appliance. It transports them to and from work, and …