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Does Sleep Improve Your Memory?Hydra’s Solar-Hydrogen Power Makes Clean Water From Dirty at 20,000 Gallons a DayDriving Makes You Fat, Urban Sprawl Bankrupts You, Other Life-Saving New Urbanist EpiphaniesGoogle’s Silliest-Named Android Version Yet, Froyo, Brings iPhone-Baiting FeaturesPennsylvania Attorney General and Gubernatorial Candidate Subpoenas His Twitter CriticsCrib Sheet: George T. Whitesides, Top Dog (in Space) at Virgin GalacticWedding dress Fabric Glossary (I)Meguru Japanese Electric Vehicle Is Made Out of Bamboo and Wood Pulp PaperGoogle TV Preview: The Mom Test and the Nerd TestWhat is seamless silk bedding?Yahoo and Nokia’s Project Nike Partnership Seeks World Domination, Apple Rivary [Updated]BlueBeat Brings Out Free, Streaming iPhone App, Record Company Lawyers RejoiceAccuWeather’s Grim Forecast for Florida’s Coast: Crude-y With a Chance of Tar BallsHUD Announces the End of Urban Sprawl as We Know It, New Urbanists Feel FineBubble Wrap + Computers = One Weird BathroomCato Institute Uses Google Maps to Show Botched SWAT RaidsFast Company Mobile: Now Image-Enhanced – https://www.fastcompany.comGoldman Sachs Crafts a 75-Page World Cup Odds Guide for, Y’know, FunsiesArik Levy, Master of Detail: “Design Is an Uncontrollable Muscle”Peter Calthorpe’s Vision for California: Save the Cities, Save the WorldNews Corp.’s Other Murdoch: How Dare the British Library Charge for Its Digital Newspaper Archive!The Problem with Great MentorsObama Mandates Government to Develop National Efficiency and Emissions Standards for Cars and TrucksSustainability Faceoff: Microsoft vs. AppleOn a Wing and a Prayer, Dalai Lama Tweets to ChineseHow Businesses Can Improve the Education SystemWhy Do Most Designer Toys Suck So Badly?AT&T Hikes Smartphone Early Termination Fees by $150MuseumExpo 2010New approach to old test may detect ovarian cancerThe Mom Test and Nerd Test Applied: Will Anyone Buy Google TV?Paging All Designers: 15 Icons for Healthier Hospital SignsThe 10 Most Creative Women in BusinessFor World Cup, Adidas Unveils a Bafflingly Light Soccer ShoeMcG and Tero Ojanperä on Entertainment’s 5th Screen: Your EnvironmentNew York’s Newest Crop of Star ArchitectsDavid Byrne on New Urbanism, Burning Down of Houses at CNU 18How to Influence People RadicallyInfographic: Nantucket Windfarm vs. Gulf Oil Spill, Which Impacts the Environment More?Gen Y Wants Sustainability Front and Center in Their Sleek, Modern WorkplacesNew Urbanists Convene in “Sprawlanta” Seeking Solutions to “Bright Flight”Almost Genius: “Alarming Clock” Imitates Woody the Woodpecker’s DrummingThe Best Olympics Have the Ugliest Mascots – London 2012 Is Going to Be AwesomeGoogle Introduces WebM, Web Media Format to Compete with H.264Threatening to Arrest Reporters Investigating Oily Beaches “Isn’t Reflective of Policy:” Coast GuardSeven Years of Flickr Source Code, VisualizedObama’s Data.gov Relaunch: Twitter-Tracked Airport Security Lines, County-by-County Health, and MoreAmazon Launching AmazonCrossing to Publish Foreign-Language Books (and e-Books) in TranslationPakistan Blocks Blasphemic YouTube and Wikipedia as Facebook Considers SolutionsAbracadabra Moments, the Opening Line You Should Never Use, and 10 More Ways to Sell IdeasHP Sees Big Revenue Gains, More Palm-Like Acquisitions in the FutureAttention, BP: It’s Time to Get Creative With Oil Spill SolutionsM.I.A’s New Album Is Actually M.I.A. on Google’s SEONew Video Shows Gulf Oil Rig ExplosionApple Hasn’t Forgotten Its TV Hobby, and May Inject Exciting iPhone Apps Into ItWhy Designers Should Declare Death to the Post-ItSamsung Predicts 50% Boost in Smartphone Sales, With OLEDs AplentyTesla, Toyota Teaming Up to Build EVs in California and Reopen NUMMIGoogle TV Launching This Fall With Support From Intel, Sony, Logitech, and Best BuyIs This the Cheapest, Most Wacky-Looking Gestural Interface in the World?ChatVille Promises Cheeky Conversations and No Hairy CheeksThe Evolution of PRHospitality Design ExpoSwitch: Shrink the Change With One-Minute PraisingsPantone Expands From Color Services to Hotels (With Rooms to Dye For)Report: BPA Levels in Canned Beans, Soups Are Five Times Higher Than Previously ThoughtInfographic: Android’s Uptick in the Giant Shadow of DumbphonesICFF: The Best Branding Behind the BrandsLive-waving Today’s Google I/O KeynoteTethering Pops Up in Newest iPhone 4 BetaMeet the New MOCA Logo, Same as the Old MOCA LogoIn the Future, We Will All Be Replaced by Telepresence RobotsMicrosoft Sues Salesforce.com, Alleging a Whopping Nine Patent ViolationsFacebook and Zynga Make Up, Sign Five-Year Agreement for Social Time-WastingFrench Design Master: “I’m a Kind of E.T.”Crib Sheet: Steven Chu, Secretary of State for EnergyAndroid’s Apple-Smashing a U.S. PhenomenonWhy Pretty Pictures Are Not EnoughInfographic: Every Country’s #1 at SomethingWhat is the Expiration Date on a Good Idea?As Consumers Steer Clear of Mobile Music Downloads, iTunes Continues to Run the ShowNASA’s Madcap Sci-Fi Plan Could Get an Android Moonwalking Within 3 YearsBusiness@Large – What Killed Enron? (The Play, Not The Company…)Why I’m (Starting) to Trust the Government’s Work+Life Bully PulpitNational Research Council: We Need to Act Now to Mitigate the Effects of Climate ChangeBody Fluid-Powered Fuel Cell Could Turn Pacemaker Patients Into Steve AustinThe 10 Most Creative People on TwitterWhy Are Tar Balls Showing Up in the Florida Keys?Infographic of the Day: Everything We Know About the BP Spill. Seriously, EverythingA Blog Won’t Help Your BusinessThe Man Who Changed the Ears of the World: R.I.P. Dr. Fritz SennheiserBarnes And Noble’s Nook and Pubit: A Self-Publisher’s HeavenGeneration Web 2.0 Workers May Prefer Facebook Perks Over More PayAugmented RealtyBattle of the Carbon TitansICFF 2010: Mio Designs Sustainable Rain Jackets From Tyvek, Pop-Up Bike Baskets, MoreFresh-Faced Kids at ICFF and New York Design WeekWork Smart: Defrag Your Calendar by Batching TasksThe New Plan for Project Plans: Less PlanningAmazon Posts Dozens of New Job Listings Implying a New Kindle Is on the WayWindows Live Hotmail: Completely Re-Invented (Read: It Actually Looks Good Now)Real-Time Feeds Coming to a Web Site Near You, Courtesy of GoogleiPhone’s In2Pay Case Turns Your iPhone Into a Credit CardSpotify Slashes Subscription Costs as MOG Prepares to Launch Outside U.S.Sustainability Faceoff: McDonald’s vs. StarbucksAlmost Genius: The Once-a-Month Stem-Cell Collector for LadiesFoxconn Calls in Counselors, But Its Suicide Rate May Be NormalAlex Payne, One of Twitter’s First Employees, Deposits Himself at BanksimpleBiomimicry Challenge: For IBM, Smart Design Draws Water Conservation Inspiration From EcosystemsChevy Volt Android App to Use Google TechnologyGoogle Buys VoIP Experts GIS to Outshine Apple, Skype’s Video ConferencingInfographic of the Day: Compound Interest Made BeautifulVideo Games as Thrill-Art: Behind the Scenes of Alan WakeHulu, Best Buy Battling for Your Web Streaming Movie CustomA Changed Generation: Scott Harrison | charity: waterPanasonic, Skype Want You to Talk to Your TV, for Google-Rivaling VoIP PlanThe Most Important Leadership Quality for CEOs? CreativityHTC Droid Eris 2.1 Update Frazzling Some Contacts, Is the Cloud the Only Refuge? [Updated]Pink Faces at Financial Times as It Pulls Amnesty’s Crowd-Funded Anti-Shell AdTwo Ways to Build for ChangeYahoo Buys Associated Content, Scores 380,000 Freelancers and Boatloads of Cheap ContentTwelpforce: Marketing that Isn’t MarketingBurgerville Offers Personalized Calorie Counts on Receipts, You Want Thighs With That?Cisco Buys a Product-Design Firm, Takes Aim at Consumer ElectronicsThe 24/7 Customer Evangelist: A decade from across the dining room tableBP Releases Four Disturbing New Videos of Gulf Oil LeakGot Something to Say? Make the Most of Fast Company’s Comments and ProfilesFacebook to Offer “Simplistic” Privacy Choices in Response to User ConfusionHow to Love (and Improve) Your IT FunctionAvatar Teaches Social Workers How to Talk With Iraq and Afghanistan VetsRedesigning the Bus Stop: Teague’s Traffic 2.0 Makes Transit More FriendlyThe World’s Oddest Album Covers, Spun by Our Design ExpertsInfographic(s) of the Day: BP’s Success Minor in Context of Spill’s SpreadYouTube Celebrates Five Amazing Years: Holding Out for Profitability in the SixthGroupon Acquires Groupon Clone CityDeal, Expands to Europe Extremely EasilyOnline Privacy: Check Yourself (Before You Wreck Yourself)Booyah $20 Million in the Black, Friended by Accel’s Jim BreyerYour Ideas for Stopping and Cleaning Up the BP Gulf Oil DisasterThe Brains Driving Obama’s Gulf Oil Science TeamDuPont Tweaks Printing Tech to Make Cheaper Screens: 50-Inch OLED TVs Here We ComeGoogle’s TV Ambitions to Get Limelight This Week?Q&A: The Spirit of Alvar Aalto Lives, in Designs Meant to Save Lives and the EarthCrib Sheet: Christiana Figueres, Climate Change Chief of the U.N., Not Trashy Romance NovelistJapan’s Flimsy Ikaros Space Kite Due to Launch to Float on the Solar WindMIT Designs Ultra-Efficient, Flying Fishlike PlanesLondon’s Big Red Double Decker Bus Reincarnated With Green TechNintendo and American Heart Association Team Up to Earn Extra LifeGreenpeace Social Media Campaign Forces Nestlé To Stop Using Unsustainable Palm OilStudy Links ADHD in Children to Pesticide ExposureQ&A: Inga Sempé on Designing a Sofa That Doesn’t Bore Her StiffThe Generation Y Mind: Summit Series LessonsThe Future: The Continued Growth of Green