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Living

Here’s one more thing that Uber has ruined for everyone

But who hasn't gotten a little bit handsy in the back of an Uber before?

Food

Watch Ohio trade awful chili for awesome creameries and kimchi

Get great gardening tips and recipes for tandoori chicken wings and fermented salsa.

Business & Technology

The secret history of the taxi wars

The regulation fights didn't start with Uber. Meet the movers and shakers of the last 100-plus years.

Cities

In Ferguson, walking while black was a crime

A new Justice Department report finds that Michael Brown's death was part of a pattern of racial discrimination and harassment of African Americans.

Climate & Energy

Why “you drive a car” is not a good rebuttal to calls for climate action

Conservatives' silly "gotcha" argument falls flat on its face.

Climate & Energy

Oklahoma scientists pressured to downplay link between earthquakes and fracking

Oil company execs and university bigwigs leaned on the Oklahoma Geological Survey so it wouldn’t blame quakes on fracking techniques.

Food

McDonald’s stops buying chicken with antibiotics. Here’s why that matters

The fast food giant is throwing its considerable weight into the battle against antibiotic resistance.

Living

Can Etsy blow up and keep its soul?

As Etsy gets bigger and bigger, the sellers who built it are starting to feel squeezed out.

Business & Technology

Uber, Lyft, and the growing problem of temp jobs

Riders love the convenience and availability of the swaggering, app-wielding, taxi-displacing car services. But they could turn us all into temps.

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