Paul Freeman

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The Rules Of Eating Organic

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Do enough research on organic food production, and you'll find so many different conclusions, you'll end back where you started -- unsure if they're really worth it. Studies come out concluding that there aren't any nutritional differences …

How to pick the perfect workout based on your 9-to-5 life

Head to a 5 a.m. Soulcycle class on any given weekday and it's bound to be filled with high-powered execs, dynamic entrepreneurs, and successful …

10 Ways Regular Exercise Can Make You a Better Person

“Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.”Most of you know by now that exercise is good for …

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7 of the best family trips to take with kids aged 2 to 7

Want to give your little ones their first big travel adventure? These great trips are perfect for young families<p>1. Mayan marvels in Guatemala & Belize<p>…

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

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Description and Mockup of Apple's Flatter iOS 7

<i>9to5Mac</i> reports that it has "been given a quick peek" at an early beta version of iOS 7, and while the report's source would not allow screenshots to be posted, <i>9to5Mac</i> is able to share a description of the new design and has created a mockup (at right) highlighting some of the main features. Among …

The IRS Is Also Abusing 'Marijuana'

Many people were shocked by recent revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted organizations it perceived to be critical of the government.<p>I wasn't shocked in the least.<p>Long before the IRS began singling out groups with the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their names, "marijuana" was a …

Tumblr Brings More Ads To Users’ Dashboards, Rearranges Buttons & Teens Freak Out

A month after Tumblr introduced sponsored posts into its native mobile applications, the company is today bringing those same brand advertisements to its web dashboard. Launch partners for these new “Sponsored Web Posts,” as they’re called, include Viacom, Ford Motor Company, Universal Pictures, …

So Far, There Are Only 3 Big Winners in the Smartphone Market

Apple, Samsung, and Google.<p>Benedict Evans<p>Benedict Evans has a great post describing the market for smartphones (and phones more broadly) in three charts and about 600 words. Admirable economy! Let me try to compress the argument even further.<p>If one looks at profits, only two companies make a …

App.net Hits 100,000 Registered Users, 9 Months After Launch

App.net, the Twitter-style platform launched with great ideological pomp last August following a successful crowdfunding campaign, has hit 100,000 registered users today.<p>Founder Dalton Caldwell has confirmed the milestone with us, and coincidentally, it looks like a giveaway of 500 accounts via The …

How VOD Is Pushing Movies Toward Cannes-on-Demand

The 66th Cannes Film Festival kicked off this week with the premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s <i>The Great Gatsby</i>, the most mainstream movie to open the festival since Pixar’s <i>Up</i> in 2009. Since Cannes serves a glittery but apt prism through which to view the overall state of the movie business, it’s striking …

Five Companies That Are In Line To Dominate The Post-PC World

Think of the PC and we immediately think of companies such as Intel, Microsoft, and to a lesser extent smaller players such as AMD, NVIDIA, and Dell. These companies help shape and steer the PC industry for several decades.<p>But that reign is coming to an end. As consumers and enterprise buyers spend …

PayPal was no friend in need

<b>My son took out a £1,300 car insurance policy – or so he thought – with the insurer MMA. I encouraged him to play safe and use my PayPal account for</b> …

Who Should Be Scared Of Samsung's 1Gb+ Wireless Technology?

Samsung came a long way in a short space of time. Earlier this week they announced Gigabit data transmission at very high frequency – in effect a 5G wireless performance level – a decade ahead of 5G being implemented.<p>It is interesting for a number of reasons, not least who it threatens. I think the …

Google Glass Is Half Full

Technocrats have been lining up in a virtual line by the thousands to get their hands on the first release of Google Glass. Google started shipping the much anticipated computing spectacles to developers, industry analysts and early technology adopters a few weeks back. But early feedback on the …

Android this week: Google I/O recapped; Better Bluetooth; Galaxy S 4 Google Edition

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>The annual Google I/O(s goog) event has come and gone, with plenty of news specific to Android. While the event focuses on …

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Big Data: It's Hyped, but Here's How it will Change the World

Is there too much hype around ‘big data’? Kenneth Cukier thinks so, and yet he remains passionate about what we can achieve with it.<p>Cukier is the Data Editor at The Economist and co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. At The Next Web …

Google's Plan To Take Over The World

Not because it lasted a grueling three hours and fifty minutes, but because of what was announced. With every new product update, every new feature, every new virtual service, it became more and more clear that Google isn't just a search company that makes loads of cash by showing you ads. It's …

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Gigaom | How to make Twitter the ultimate news ticker

Advertisement<p>It’s been a tumultuous several weeks for Twitter, Reddit and the social web, during which we’ve seen both its great potential and …

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Are Apps The Future of Book Publishing?

We’re at the dawn of the tablet era now. Earlier this month, Apple sold 3 million of its new iPad during the opening weekend, with some analysts expecting over 60 million of the tablets to be sold worldwide. What’s more, e-book readers are selling even more briskly than tablets. People are using …

The Future Of Mobile-Social Could Spell The End For Social Networks

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Keith Teare is the founder of just.me and a partner at Archimedes Labs. He is also the co-founder of TechCrunch. Follow him on Twitter @kteare.</i><p>Because of Google I/O, this was a momentous week for those of us who are watching the rapid transition that is taking place from desktop …