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After theft of Trek, newly rebuilt road ride steals his heart

Until this summer, I’d managed to live in San Francisco for nearly a decade without having my bike stolen. Then, one recent morning, it finally happened. I opened the garage of my Mission apartment and discovered my deeply unstylish Trek mountain bike was gone.<p>The Trek and I had a good run. Though …

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Walmart Announces Ambitious Goal: 'To Be The Number One Healthcare Provider In The Industry'

Walmart doesn’t settle for second place: The nation’s #1 retailer just said it wants to be the #1 health care provider in the retail industry, too.<p>The company’s statement came on Monday, alongside an announcement about Walmart’s new health insurance initiative.<p>Under Walmart’s new partnership with …

A New Approach<p>Having funded reproductive health services for nearly 50 years, <b>The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation</b> is an experienced donor in the …

What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Rebecca Onie asks audacious questions: What if waiting rooms were a place to improve daily health care? What if doctors could prescribe food, housing …

Comida Mobile: Teresa

Brunettes Shoot Blondes - Knock Knock (Official Music Video)

Deutsche Post DHL to Deliver Medicine via Drone

Deutsche Post DHL Follows Amazon and Google in Testing Delivery Drones<p>BERLIN—Deutsche PostDHL AG said it would use a drone to deliver medication to a German island in the North Sea, marking the first routine drone delivery to customers and another step in the rapid advancement of the technology.<p>DHL …

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Watch Cirque Du Soleil Dance With Drones

What happens when ETH Zurich, with one of the most advanced drone programs in the world, teams up with Cirque du Soleil, one of the most captivating performance companies in the world?<p>You get <i>Sparked</i>, a very short, very enjoyable film in which an electrician repairing a lamp causes a spark that …

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Diversity in the Workplace | Talent Acquisition

Explore what's new in developing Opportunity Youth talent pipelines.<p>New Report Highlights Innovative Employers Building Opportunity Youth ... More …

A Refutation of

The Elements of Typographic Style<p>& also something <i>of</i> a backdoor defense <i>of</i> creative freedom<p>It’s the typography reference book you’ve heard of. The one …

It's All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?

"My shoes wear out from walking to school, and then I can't go because we can't afford new shoes," says a girl from Indonesia.<p>"I want to live freely," says another girl, in Egypt. "I don't want people to dictate what I do. No one to control us, no one to hit us, no one to tell us what clothes to …

It's Not the Product, It's the Person

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Episode 567: Getting Unstuck

For years now, the economy has been kind of stuck. The unemployment rate is getting better, but slowly. Household incomes have actually been falling. It's easy to feel stuck. Today on the show, stories of two people trying to get unstuck.<p><i>You can find the video of Asia Newson performing her Super</i> …

Here's how much aid the US wants to send foreign countries in 2015, and why (INFOGRAPHIC)

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11 Ideas For Building Your Own Modern Furniture From Scratch

A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard.<p>The closest many of us have ever come to making our own furniture is piecing together the contents of an Ikea flatpack. But no matter how many mass-produced Grundtals and Dagstorps …

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America's ongoing racial divide.<p>One source of that tension is the large financial gap between black and white Americans.<p>The figures are staggering.<p>A typical black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth of a typical white one. …

7 'Oh My'-Worthy Facts From the New George Takei Documentary

Everyone loves George Takei. Well, almost everyone. Maybe not William Shatner. Or same-sex marriage opponents. Whatever. Most people who like <i>Star …

Cities Are Making Spiders Grow Bigger and Multiply Faster

Something about city life appears to be causing spiders to grow larger than their rural counterparts. And if that's not enough to give you …

A Conversation on Service Design with Airbnb, Good Eggs and Lyft.

More Military Families Are Relying On Food Banks And Pantries

Despite the economic recovery, more than 46 million Americans — or 1 in 7 — used a food pantry last year. And a surprisingly high number of those seeking help were households with military members, according to a new survey by Feeding America, which is a network of U.S. food banks.<p>The survey — …

Photographer Recalls How Ebola Patients Were Carried Off In Liberia

We told you over the weekend about protesters in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, who on Saturday attacked and looted a quarantine center holding Ebola patients, forcing at least 20 patients to leave the facility.<p>John Moore, a senior staff photographer for Getty Images, was at the scene and told …

Thinking Like A Scientist Can Help Overcome Allure Of Appearances

Not long ago, Caren Walker, a PhD student at the University of California at Berkeley, was hiking in Tilden Park with her brother Michael when they came upon what looked like wild carrots.<p>"Yum, yum, yum!" exclaimed Michael (with perhaps greater eloquence, but no less enthusiasm). "These will make a …

The 3 Scariest Words A Boy Can Hear

<i>This story is part of</i> All Things Considered<i>'s</i> "Men in America" <i>series.</i><p>It's rare that a man makes it through life without being told, at least once, "Be a man." To Joe Ehrmann, a former NFL defensive lineman and now a pastor, those are the three scariest words that a boy can hear.<p>Ehrmann — who played …