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Pesticides in Produce - Consumer Reports

Our risk guide for conventional produce<p>This tool shows the risk of pesticide exposure from eating 48 fresh conventional fruits and vegetables from 14 …

Twitter’s Dilemma

Twitter is two things. It is a concept — everyone in the world connected in real time — that’s so obvious in retrospect that it is impossible to imagine it not existing. It is also a product that has had a rough time living up to that concept.<p>Much of its battles have had to do with convincing the …

Five Ways the Guy Behind Diapers.com Plans to Challenge Amazon -- Again

Jet.com will give you the lowest price on the Web. And then make it even lower.<p>As far as hype goes, Jet.com is near the top in the e-commerce industry right now.<p>Founded by the guy behind Diapers.com, the company has raised $80 million in investments, and it hasn’t even launched yet. Mid-level …

Everything You Need To Know About iOS 8 Keyboard Permissions (But Were Afraid To Ask)

By far the most exciting thing about iOS 8 — <i>imho</i> — is the side-door it opens into Apple’s walled garden to allow keyboard app makers to come on in for the first time.<p>No longer is it true that outlandish Qwertys with a twist are barred from Apple’s kingdom. If you want a keyboard that writes in …

Fantasy Football 2014: Tiered Fantasy Football Rankings for Every Position

With the start of NFL training camps quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to reflect and take stock of every fantasy football player of note for the upcoming 2014 season.<p>The following rankings break down each position by tiers, grouping together players with similarly projected value. Such …

Build Your Own Advanced Gmail Filters with Scripts

Google gives you a bunch of options for setting up filters to organize your email, but it lacks a few settings to make it seriously powerful. Digital …

The Most Important Security Settings to Change on Your Router

Your router is the first line of defense against hackers trying to access all the internet-connected devices in your home. Sadly, many of the top …

Wi-Fi

Twitter CEO Hopes To Attract Users By Clearing The Clutter

Twitter is growing and its brand is spreading but Wall Street is unimpressed. On Tuesday, the company announced it had doubled its quarterly revenue from a year ago to $250 million. The social networking site also increased its number of active users to 255 million, up 25 percent from a year …

How To Find Out Which Foods Are Making You Sick

Although food <i>allergies</i> are still rare (affecting about five percent of the population), food intolerances are quite common. I see patients for food …

Wellness

A 26-Story History of San Francisco

What Yelp's new headquarters, the recently renovated landmark 140 New Montgomery, could teach the city's tech scene<p><b>1</b><p>140 New Montgomery is the San Francisco headquarters of Yelp. The local business information company occupies nine floors of a newly refinished building that once served as the …

Luger loses sled, somehow completes magical run

Magnets. How do they work?<p>It looks for a moment like 31-year-old Indian luger Shiva Keshavan is headed for a terrific spill during a practice run in Sochi. The he just kind of lands back on the sled. Luging is obviously a lot easier than it looks and any of us could do this.<p>Guess what! This is all …

Don't drown in email! How to use Gmail more efficiently.

I usually I blog about Angellist, Startups, Founders, the Future and especially Metrics but I have shown this “lifehack” to so many people that I …

LeBron James is dunking all over the Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James dunked and dunked and dunked on Christmas.<p>TERRIFYING DUNK NO. 1:<p>It turns out Wes Johnson is incapable of defending LeBron James in a post. Shocker!<p>TERRIFYING DUNK NO. 2!<p>LeBron and D-Wade gave us all an extra special Christmas gift on one fastbreak against the Lakers on Wednesday. Wade …

Twitter went public and all we got was the opening bell

I felt kind of bad for poor Jean-Luc Picard. It's a big step down from the kingly captain's chair of the Enterprise to ringing the NYSE opening bell. …

To Buy Or Not To Buy? The Twitter Question

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aswath Damodaran is a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University, where he teaches corporate finance and equity valuation. Follow him on Twitter @AswathDamodaran.</i><p>As the offering date for Twitter approached, the bankers could not seem to make up their …