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This browser extension turns Amazon into a pirated ebook search engine

Here’s something Amazon definitely won’t like: A new extension for Google’s Chrome web browser released earlier this month can turn the giant online retail site into a search engine for pirating ebooks.<p>The extension, called LibGen, pulls data from the Library Genesis search engine, which contains …

The Soylent Subculture: 10 People Tell Us What It's Like Living on Powdered Food

Soylent is a powered food substitute that, for some, changes everything from your daily routine to your health.<p>In a 2013 blog post titled "How I Stopped Eating Food," founder Rob Rhinehart calls out conventional food — meat, produce, everything in a grocery store — as the "fossil fuel of human …

Fossil Fuels

Electric car market owes its success to lavish tax breaks

If you live in Norway or own shares in Tesla Motors Inc., you can be forgiven for thinking that the electric car revolution has arrived with a beautiful, blurry whoosh! In Norway, the all-electric Nissan Leaf was the biggest selling passenger car in October, beating the cheaper gasoline or …

Research: Cubicles Are the Absolute Worst

My work station is an invading overlord. Belongings march across the long desk I share with several other editors, spilling out of my space and encroaching on the neutral zones abutting my colleagues’ work areas. To the east, legions of books, papers, and sticky notes advance, led by a squadron of …

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Jeff Bezos

Why email newsletters still work — and how you can make yours better

The email newsletter model comes from some very humble roots, yet has grown into a powerful business model. As the former CEO of DailyCandy, I got …

No-Knead Pizza Dough

Makes six 10"–12" pizzas Servings<p>Active Time: 90 min<p>This pizza dough recipe is by no-knead king Jim Lahey. It's only 3 ingredients—you've got this.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (1000 grams) plus more for shaping dough<p>4 teaspoons fine sea salt<p>1/2 teaspoon active dry …