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Woz Visits Fast CompanySkate and Destroy? Tony Hawk-Backed Park Near L.A.’s Watts Towers Raises IrePetro-tecture: Jaime Hayon’s Kuwait Jewelry Store Gives Us GasGiving Money The Entrepreneurial WayInfographic of the Day: The Carbon-Economy OpportunityTeuxDeux: The Web’s Most Beautiful To-Do ListGadgets of the DecadeSave the Planet, With Cell Phones That Last Five YearsDo you have a cape? The ‘diving catching’, firefighting, high-tech hero culture Caroline Simard, Vice President of Research andDid Nokia’s Stores Fail Because They Weren’t Apple-y Enough?The Right Tools for TelecommutingOnly in Abu Dhabi: A New Hotel With a 700-foot, LED FacadeWhat Can You Do When Nothing’s Working in Your Job Search?Google, New York Times, Washington Post Team Up to Create Living StoriesIs FourSquare a Game Changer?Blood Diamonds: Photos from Zimbabwe’s Violent Marange FieldsInside the New AOL: Pick a Logo, Any LogoExclusive Videos: AOL’s New Logo Comes to LifeExclusive Interview: Wolff Olins and AOL on Why AOL’s New Brand Is From the FutureInside the New AOL: Pick a Logo, Any LogoExclusive Videos: AOL’s New Logo Comes to LifeExclusive Interview: Wolff Olins and AOL on Why AOL’s New Brand Is From the FutureHow Much Will a Copenhagen Climate Deal Cost?What Will Farming Look Like in 2050?Save the Planet, With Cell Phones That Last Five YearsMajor Trading Network Bans Zimbabwe Diamonds for Murder, CorruptionBlood Diamonds: Images from Zimbabwe’s Violent Marange FieldsTeuxDeux: The Web’s Most Beautiful To-Do ListGE Scores Turbine Contract for World’s Biggest Wind FarmFacebook Privacy Update: Don’t Use the Default SettingsInfographic of the Day: The Carbon-Economy OpportunityToday’s Vision of Tomorrow: All Your Music in the CloudObjection! Florida Bans Judges From “Friending” Lawyers on All Social-Networking Sites12 Gifts for Data FreaksWhy I Hate E-readers, and Doubt They’ll Ever Hit the MainstreamecoFRED: An Electric Vehicle for Winnebago WarriorsOnly in Abu Dhabi: A New Hotel With a 700-foot, LED FacadeGoogle Earth Uses the Cloud to Fight DeforestationCatching the Hyperlocal: MSN Strikes Deal With Hearst and NBCPetro-tecture: Jaime Hayon’s Kuwait Jewelry Store Gives Us GasDid Nokia’s Stores Fail Because They Weren’t Apple-y Enough?Color Me Glad: Pantone Picks the Hue of 2010Networking Wedding Crashers – Be the Only One Like You in the RoomHomes on Stilts: The Last Architecture Trend of the DecadeAOL’s New Logo, Site, and Company Launches at MidnightSix Architectural Bloopers [UPDATED]Coke’s David Butler: “Design’s Preciousness Often Gets in the Way”Can Practical Self-Interest Lead to Higher Ethics?Burton’s Olympic Snowboarder Gear More Hash-Pipe Than Half-PipeView from Copenhagen: The Zero Sum GameAOL’s New Logo, Site, and Company Launches at MidnightMurder Under the Alexander Calder Sculpture! (And 60 Other Reasons to Visit Museums)12 Gifts for Data FreaksHow Transparency Helped Facebook WinFinding the red thread: Lessons from American brandsWho Moved My Green Cheese?World Anti-Aging CongressAmazing Feets: 13 Cutting-Edge Kicks for Style-Obsessed Shoe-GazersSneak Peak: Sanyo Solar Electric VehicleCopenhagen Update: European Countries Agree to Construct Offshore Wind SupergridMurder Under the Alexander Calder Sculpture! (And 60 Other Reasons to Visit Museums)Good News for Control Freaks: Individual Air-Conditioning Vents Are Ultra-EfficientBurton’s Olympic Snowboarder Gear More Hash-Pipe Than Half-PipeDean Brown’s Baked Bean Can Pumps Out the JamsDeath of a Salesman, Starring Tiger WoodsTelecommuter? You Barely Know Her! Meet Our Home Office ColumnistSquare Payments System Gets a Free Hardware BoostAttention all leaders: New criteria for raising issues in the workplace, no solution necessary!Coke’s David Butler: “Design’s Preciousness Often Gets in the Way”Major Publishers’ e-Reader Embargo Strategy Straight From Tired, Old Play BookThree Ways to Channel Community Value3 Magical Questions to Improve Business ExecutionSpot the Difference, and Win a Sonos Wireless Sound System [Sweepstakes Ends Today]Homes on Stilts: The Last Architecture Trend of the DecadeWhy Vevo’s a Victory–Even If It’s Not “Hulu for Music Videos”Andy Dunn: Are Leaders Born or Made?Timberland, Patagonia Make ForestEthics’ Holiday Gift Catalog “Nice” ListToday’s Vision of Tomorrow: Apps With Everything, Everything With AppsColor Me Glad: Pantone Picks the Hue of 2010Chinese Journalism Students Get their Very Own ABC News BureauFind Doctors–in Your Plan!–With UnitedHealthcare’s DocGPS iPhone AppSix Architectural Bloopers [UPDATED]For the Record, My Views on CoachingBillboards Now Interactive, Will Get to ‘Minority Report’ Levels of ClevernessWho’s Hiring – Top employers week of 12-07-09The Do’s and Don’ts of Running a Great Nonprofit Board MeetingDesign Crimes: Philadelphia’s Awful New LogoDesigners Know How to Recognize a Great PackageEye Candy of the Day: 300 of the World’s Hottest Poster DesignsInfographic of the Day: Visualizing Hot Air in the Global Warming “Debate”An interview with XO Communications VP on New SIP Trunking SolutionAmazing Feets: 13 Cutting-Edge Kicks for Style-Obsessed Shoe-GazersAn Urban Farm Teaches Millennials How to DisobeyAt the Silicon Valley VC Summit Scary News Followed by OptimismWhy Design Needs to Appeal Waylon ‘n’ Willie and Dixie ChicksStanford Researchers Make Batteries Out of Ink and PaperOfficial Rule: Spot the Difference SweepstakesNon-Toxic ToylandIPTV and the Real ExperienceReflecting On The Open Innovation SummitTrack Air Pollution on Your Cell PhoneHow LinkedIn Could Cross the ChasmStengthening Brand America: Interview with Edward BurghardARPA-E Program Gives Out $100 Million to “Moonshot” Green Tech$21 Tata Swach: The World’s Cheapest Water Purifier?Picassos With Pixels: 12 Groundbreaking Pieces of Digital ArtBest of TreeHugger: Inhabited Bridges, PETA Classified as Terrorists, and ex-KGB Climate HackersWhy Design Needs to Appeal Waylon ‘n’ Willie and Dixie ChicksKit-Kat Gives Developing Nations a “Break,” Goes Fair-Trade in U.K.An Urban Farm Teaches Millennials How to DisobeyInfographic of the Day: Visualizing Hot Air in the Global Warming “Debate”8 Medical iPhone Apps You Should Prescribe to Your Health-Care ProfessionalDesigners Know How to Recognize a Great PackageFacebook Limits Google Live Search, But It Might BackfireJust in Time for Copenhagen, Green Patents Get a BoostEnroll in a Crash Course at “Lost” UniversityEye Candy of the Day: 300 of the World’s Hottest Poster DesignsHow Much Is That Google in the Window Threatening Foursquare’s Local Business Game?Design Crimes: Philadelphia’s Awful New LogoTwitter Really Works: Makes $6.5 Million in Sales for DellWill the FDA End Our Dysfunctional Relationship With OxyContin?Major Print Publishers Gang Up to Pre-Empt Apple, Already Make MistakesWho’s Firing – Layoffs for weeks ended 11-27-09 and 12-04-09Boxee Unveils Set-Top BoxAt Last: Virgin Galactic Unveils Passenger SpaceplaneIs your Cover Letter an Ineffective and Obsolete Tradition?In Defense of Tact: A Reply to StrongBrace Yourself: A Brand-Building Reality CheckThe Nine Coolest Subway Stations in the WorldInfographic of the Day: The Year’s Top Stories on Digg.comGoogle Unveils Real Time Search, Translation, Image Searching, Goggles…AwkwardlySpot the Difference, and Win a Sonos Wireless Sound SystemDesign Miami 2009: Laser Guitars, RockShelves, Corporate PatronageYou Vote: Top 10 Viral Sensations From 2009Search-Engine Strategies ’09Vaccine Technology ConferenceUnited Nations Climate Change ConferenceHumanoids09Picassos With Pixels: 12 Groundbreaking Pieces of Digital ArtCreepy Product of the Day: Protective Baby PodTop 5 Tips to Increase Social Capital on FacebookThe Nine Coolest Subway Stations in the WorldDesign Miami 2009: Laser Guitars, RockShelves, Corporate PatronageIBM Completes “World’s Greenest” Data Center, Aims for World’s Fastest SupercomputerInfographic of the Day: The Year’s Top Stories on Digg.comSmartSynch’s GridRouter Is a Universal Networking Device for the Smart GridThe 12 Days of GamingHumanoids09Facebook Locks Up Its User Safety With Global Advisory BoardYahoo Makes Snooping on Its Customers Affordable for Cyber Cops!Are You Helping Your Customers or Driving Them Nuts?Is Copenhagen the Best Place for the UN Climate Change Conference?Creepy Product of the Day: Protective Baby PodIs Twitter Ready for Prime Time?On Eve of Launch, Music-Saving Vevo Scores Another PartnerGood Marketing Starts With Good Story Telling$100k Siemens High School Science Prize Good for Way More Than WedgiesOkay Enough About Tiger. And Elin. What About The Rest of Us?Amazon Trumps Target, Wal-Mart in Bug BattleExpo! Expo! 2009How to Tell If You Are Getting Traction as a Corporate EntrepreneurFoursquare Makes Geotagging Generous, Points to Charity’s AR FutureAt Last: Virgin Galactic Unveils Passenger SpaceplaneGoogle Unveils Real Time Search, Translation, Image Searching, Goggles…AwkwardlyAsk Dan Heath: The Problem With Monthly ReportsPossible Continuation of the SBA’s High GuaranteesYou Vote: Top 10 Viral Sensations From 2009DOE, Investors Give $3 Billion to Carbon Capture ProjectsCreate A Playbook of Successful StrategiesDespite Its Name, “Greenhouse Gas” Not Some Cool New Biofuel, EPA Warns@Mommy: Get Me Twoddler so I Can Twitter You at Work #babytweetstooAct with the Big Picture in MindBoxee Unveils Set-Top BoxLessons From Fossil-Fueled RatsSoap Opera: An Artist Lathers the Lever House With HistoryLessons From Fossil-Fueled RatsNetworking Mistakes – Don’t be THAT GUY at your holiday partyRead Fast Company’s Expert Design BlogsJay-Z Turns 40Inside CNN.com’s Relaunch: The Philosophy After the FaceliftCorey’s Book: From the Writer’s PerspectivePearlTrees: Swing Between Related Content Like TarzanFriday Fun: The Chicest Gear for Post-Apocalypse SavagesThought-Powered Fingers for Amputees, 11 Other Feverish Stories This Week on Fast CompanyInfographic of the Day: Tiger’s Problems vs. Jay-Z’s“We Could’ve Stopped Global Warming…We Didn’t”The 12 Days of GamingEight Ways to Light the Bulb Over Your HeadThe Art of the Idea: 8 Ways to Light the Bulb Above Your HeadWorking to Fulfill IMS’s PromiseReuters Chases the Consumer With Super-Simple MakeoverNYT Moves to the Crowd?Boxee Gathers iTunes, Hulu, Last.fm and More in New Set-TopInside CNN.com’s Relaunch: The Philosophy After the FaceliftJay-Z Turns 40Hey, iPhone, 1964 Just (Video) Called …Reuters Chases the Consumer With Super-Simple MakeoverThe Unlikely Key to Clean Coal: Human Blood?Coke Takes Lead in Sustainable Cola Wars With 100% HFC-Free Vending MachinesInfographic of the Day: Tiger’s Problems vs. Jay-Z’sFriday Fun: The Chicest Gear for Post-Apocalypse SavagesPearlTrees: Swing Between Related Content Like TarzanThe Right Way to Look at CrunchPad’s DemiseSolar-Powered Plane Takes First Tentative Flight“We Could’ve Stopped Global Warming…We Didn’t”Today’s Vision of Tomorrow: I Google, You Google, Everyone Googles EverythingHonda’s P-NUT Lives Up to Its Name10 Ethical Travel Destinations, and Why You Should CareBeer Brewed From Spaceflight Barley–Now Available at the Mos Eisley Cantina?It’s Official: California to Get Space-Based Solar PowerWhy Apple Won’t Care About Slow Chinese iPhone SalesSoap Opera: An Artist Lathers the Lever House With HistoryThought-Powered Fingers for Amputees, 11 Other Feverish Stories This Week on Fast Company