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How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

Big Moon Sky -- Going Green: A Journey from Wine to Weed

Hailing from the luxury wine industry, Zack Crafton has had plenty of experience consulting for high-profile wineries before joining a little-known …

TED prototype robot for high density vineyards at Chateau Clerc Milon En

Some graphs that help portray "you don't get what you pay for" ✓ 1975 -> now https://t.co/yHf8KxuhMS

2794 Shasta - Cozy Cabin Living

Super excited to present our new listing at 2794 Shasta Road in Berkeley! Your secluded Berkeley Hills hideaway, only ten minutes from the Gourmet …

Waters of the U.S. Rollback Signals Livestock Industry’s Bullish Approach Under Trump

When President Trump signed an executive order yesterday directing his administration to rewrite the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, he …

The Best Gifts

<b>CHURCHILL WILD</b><p><b>A fireside view.</b> Press your nose against the cold glass in the eco lodge. It’s ok, fog it up - the view is astonishing: polar bears, …

How to Make Lilia Chef Missy Robbins’s Simple, Supercharged Red Sauce at Home

Missy Robbins is New York’s reigning queen of pasta.<p>She presides over the kitchen at Lilia in Brooklyn, a place that’s become an obsession with a …

How an illegal immigrant pulled off the greatest wine scam in US history

Before Rudy Kurniawan was 30, he had risen to become a kingpin purveyor of wines that were the rarest of the rare. Then, one Friday evening in 2008, …

Lucas Gilman's 8K timelapse video of Iceland might break your internet

Push your monitor, processing speed, and internet connection to the limit all at once with this remarkable 8K timelapse of Iceland.<p>Here's the even …

Hear Radiohead and Hans Zimmer's collaboration "(Ocean) Bloom"

In collaboration with Hans Zimmer, Radiohead reworked their track "Bloom" from The King of Limbs into an epic orchestral number that seems just …

Blue Planet II

Beer Pong Golf is here and it's spectacular (if you're into that sort of thing)

No one asked for this, but maybe it's what the world needs.<p>Grab a case of Natural Light and brace yourself for "Beer Pong Golf." We've yet to see the …

France faces worst wine grape harvest since 1945

Wine production to fall by 18% on 2016 after spring frosts ravage vines, but hot summer could deliver top vintages<p>France is expecting its poorest wine grape harvest since 1945 after an unusually mild March and a frosty April, experts have said, although the hot summer promises to deliver excellent …

Clonal Hematopoiesis and Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Aging is associated with an increased incidence of cancer and cardiovascular disease. We and others recently used whole-exome sequencing data to …

Former Australian plumber's $237 earpiece instantly translates 8 languages using IBM Watson

by Tony Yoo<p>An Australian start-up has revealed its flagship product, an earpiece that can interpret 8 different languages in real-time, at a United …

Language

“Get Local”

Back this summer is “Get Local” where we are going to take turns sharing our favorite Jackson Hole summer adventures, events and more. The goal of …

Jackson Hole

How A Theory Of Crime And Policing Was Born, And Went Terribly Wrong

In 1969, Philip Zimbardo, a psychologist from Stanford University, ran an interesting field study. He abandoned two cars in two very different places: one in a mostly poor, crime-ridden section of New York City, and the other in a fairly affluent neighborhood of Palo Alto, Calif. Both cars were …

Sony just announced the world’s fastest SD card

Write speed up to 299MB/s<p>Sony’s latest SD cards are the fastest ever created, according to the company. The SF-G UHS-II SD card features read / write speeds of 300MB/s and 299 MB/s, respectively, making it the fastest SD card announced to date.<p>The SF-G cards are shock proof, waterproof, temperature …

What I learned after 100,000 miles on the road talking to Trump supporters

The first voter I heard mention Donald Trump’s name was a mechanic in a small town near my upstate New York home. It was days after Trump announced his run, and I was at the start of a drive across the United States.<p>The man, like many Trump supporters then, didn’t want his name used or his picture …

The secret to success in local politics: steal from the people, but not too much

In a new paper in <i>Progress</i>, Oxford economist Vuk Vukovic argues that the key to re-election in local politics is to be just corrupt enough: giving …

Elections

Track how drunk you are with this Apple Watch accessory

Getting a reading of your blood-alcohol content levels is about to become as easy as glancing at your Apple Watch.<p>The first-ever wearable alcohol monitor made its debut at CES in Las Vegas this week, giving drinkers a new option for keeping track of whether or not they’re fit to get behind the …

Agriculture Department seeks correction from Fox News on food-stamp fraud report

The Agriculture Department is asking Fox News to correct a report from Tuesday morning’s edition of “Fox & Friends” alleging new heights for food-stamp fraud in the United States. Introducing a panel discussion on the topic, co-host Abby Huntsman said, “Food-stamp fraud is at an all-time high, and …

How Urban Farmers Can Earn $75,000 on 15,000 Square Feet

Two surprising things happened to Curtis Stone the year he decided to start Green City Acres, in Kelowna, British Columbia. First, he became a town …

The secret to enjoying a long-haul flight (in economy class)

The rewards of long-haul travel can be wonderful. I’ll never forget a couple of years ago waking up at 4am in St Lucia and hearing the dawn chorus as the sun rose above the Pitons, knowing that back home it was a bitter, murky February day. Or the sheer excitement of threading through the …

Greying

Alfred Nobel’s fortune should, according to his will, endow “prizes to those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest …

Malala Yousafzai

#ClimateChange in Willamette Valley Oregon. Avg Growing Season Temp 1893-2015 @oregonwine @Oregon_Wine @oregonwinepress @Adelsheim https://t.co/CA7GrFcoDN

Analyzing Defects and Oxygen Ingress Rates of Natural Cork Using X-ray Technology

Natural cork stoppers are the historical fan favorite for closing bottles of wine, and though while nowadays there are many more options, natural …

12 of the most spectacular hikes in California

Mt. Whitney<p>Michael Shainblum<p>If you don’t have time for the John Muir trail you can still summit Mt. Whitney since the peak is accessible via a …

Hiking