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Almost Genius: Giant Audi Billboard (With Real Cars!) on Landmark BridgesStore Shelves Become a Shrine to SneakersEvery Tablet Worth Knowing AboutHypnotic Friday Fun: Seaquence, a Virtual Music EcosystemCan a Redesign Revive Tang’s Once-Starry Brand?Jaguar Unveils 205-mph Electric Supercar, With Jet Engine BoostHumanitarian Design or Neocolonialism?Tim Kring Crosses PlatformsGlobal Architect With a Mission!McDonald’s Design HeritageLetter From the Editor: Design With a PurposeContributorsFast Blurbs: October 2010Copper Sticker for Cell Phones Claims to Ward Off (Supposedly Harmful) Electromagnetic FieldsSwizzle Sticks: The Ultimate Affordable (Not to Mention Adorable) Promo ToolsThe Season’s Best Headphones and EarbudsAlton Brown’s Essential Kitchen GadgetsWhy You Want the Complete Series DVD Box Set of The Larry Sanders ShowFacebook: The Social Network100th Anniversary of the Cathode-Ray TubeConvention on Biological DiversityTony Hawk Talks Business in His New BookNow: October 2010How Nick Kokonas Is Shaking Up Fine DiningNetflix. Meet Hulu. Now, How About Merging Together?Stanford University’s Unique Economic EngineTechnology Changes the Face of PolitickingWhy Environmental Activists Embrace Social MediaLearnVest Connects Financial Literacy to a New Generation of WomenMeet Five Amazing Millennials Who Have Already Changed the WorldWhy Bashing Millennials Is WrongThe British Invade America Again (This Time, Through Fashion)Landscape Architect Walter Hood Aims to Build Community-Inclusive SpacesItalian Furniture Designer Patricia Urquiola’s Work Goes Beyond Just FurnitureAlumni Masters of DesignA Generation of Emerging Designers Who Design With PurposeExploring the Mysterious Absence of Ronald McDonaldMaking Over McDonald’sFiona Morrisson Brands JetBlue With Whimsical DesignHeirlooms of TomorrowTechnology Designer Gadi Amit on What’s Wrong With Green DesignUpdatesRe: July/August 2010Facebook Hijacks “The Social Network” Buzz With Massive Adweek Party [Pics, Video]The Bicycle Brake That Lets You Fly by WireCrank Bros. Candy Pedals Make Mountain Biking DeliciousInside the Genius of MacArthur Award-Winner Amir Abo-ShaeerIndia’s Clean Energy Investment Potential: ReportThe Nexus of Hollywood and the Internet? Munn’s the WordHow Green Entrepreneurs Pave the Path to Real Economic RecoveryMay 6 “Flash Crash” Mystery SolvedHow to Manage Employees When They Make MistakesiFive: HP’s CEO, India Rejects BlackBerry, Safe Stem Cells, Cell Phone Radiation Climb-down, China’s Moon MissionHas Your Company Gone Mad?How Crowdsourcing Is Changing Business, Advertising, and Cause MarketingApple Rumors: Touchscreen iMacs, Better Audio on iPhones, and OS X’s Clever 3-D ControllerWhat Happens When You Really Meet People’s NeedsGulf Coast Oil’s Disappearing Act Comes to an EndFinally, “Paperboy” and “Airwolf” Maker Brings 8-bit Games to iPhone, iPadStudy: Most Efficient Organizations Grab Random Employees, Promote ThemAs Microfinance Explodes in India, Regulators Step Up OversightIs There a Way to Improve Project Planning?A Malaria Outbreak Predictor? This Time It’s for RealCompeting Priorities? Promoting Yourself and Your Employer via Social MediaPrinting Facebook Gives Hard-Copy Reassurance of PopularityTen Ways to Implement an Inclusive Work CultureGenetically Engineered Silkworms Produce Spider SilkSometimes Big Change Comes in a Little Blue BoxSmartphone Smackdown: Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Android HandsetsPermit No Internal Distractions!Why the “Warm And Cuddly” iPad Isn’t Eating Netbook Market Share … YetBack in the Saddle AgainExclusive: New Seed Fund Offers Startups Up To $10,000 EachCoffee Break Survey: Executive ToysQuiz: Guess That Censored Logo!An Office Made of Pallets Packs a Recycled PunchSculpting Paint With Sound, in Sculptures for Canon by Dentsu London [Video]6 Hottest Green Cars at the Paris Auto ShowMethod: 10 Mobile Interfaces That Rewire Daily LifeSingapore Hotel Turned Into Kitschy Designer ShowcaseInfographic of the Day: Truthy Maps Malicious Twitter MemesUplifting InnovationsInfographic of the Day: Truthy Maps Malicious Twitter MemesVibrator Chess Set Makes You Want to Bop the BishopWhat Does California’s Global Warming Act Mean for Utilities?iFive: Spycam-Twitter Suicide, Net-Savvy Shoppers, Microsoft Fights Patents, Government Adopts Future Net Code, iPad TetheringIt’s Official: FutureGen Clean Coal Project to Receive $1 Billion in DOE FundingInfluence Battle Royale: Lady Gaga vs. BonoVeni, Vidi, Googli: Google Translate Now Speaks Latin to Aid Educators, ScientistsApple TV Is Ripe for Hacking: A Secret Plan to Bring Apps to Your TVACCION, the World’s Most Effective Non-Profit Microfinance, Thrives on Constant InnovationCongress Stops ShamWow, Snuggie Ads From SCREAMING AT YOUReplacing a Missing StarTwitter’s 60 Minute Shelf LifeCan Smartphone Apps Make a Difference to Your Life?Unlogo Eliminates Corporate Logos and Product Placement in VideosDo You Actually Care About Privacy?Two Branding Gurus Tell Their Side of the Story, Part 2AOL and Google Gobbling Israeli StartupsBanana-Based Pad Maker Elizabeth Scharpf Wants Rwandan Women Educated. Period.A Cure-All for What Ails Our Air?CGI: Omidyar Network, A Philanthropy That Invests in For-Profits TooThe Social Network: Ecosystem vs. EgosystemIs Microsoft Ceding the Tablet Market to Apple?IBM High School Will Churn Out IT ProsTwitter to Politicians: Your Money Is No Good HereEDU and YouCalifornians Get to Rent Their Cars to StrangersGoing, Going, Gone – Online Auction Sites Catching Fire WorldwideA One-Stop Shop for Cancer DetectionScientific Sculptures Reveal the Hidden Beauty of AlgaeHow Do You Reinvent Something as Common as the Padlock?Photo Tour of the Smolensk Nuclear Power Plant in Desnagorsk, RussiaMarcel Wanders’ Wacky Moooi Showroom Opens in LondonInfographic of the Day: Admitulator Cracks the Code for College AdmissionsInfographic of the Day: Admitulator Cracks the Code for College AdmissionsHow Designers Swing: Belgian Town Showcases Playful Art [Slideshow]Stockholm Seaport Turns a Brighter Shade of Green [Video]Work Smart 2: Stay Connected While TelecommutingHacking Work: Redesigning a Bad SystemPOM Wonderful: Not So Wonderful After All, Says the FTCAdobe Plugs in the Biggest Bloom Box YetHow Terrafugia Designed Its Flying CariFive: HP’s Missing CEO, Facebook Cozies Up to Skype, Nintendo’s 3DS Disaster, Dell’s Tablets, Google’s Happy Workforce0Boxer Awards Badges, Points for Clearing Away EmailWhy Don’t We Care About 3-D TV?TechCrunch and AOL Slamdanced Before They Made Sweet LoveSmile! Cell Phones Tracking Your HappinessStephen Colbert-Inspired Site “Truthy” Is a Swift Boat Torpedo for Twitter UsersSurvey of Kids: Physical Books Here to Stay, In Parallel to Rise of E-ReadersInterested in Africa’s Innovation Scene? Catch the Entrepreneurial Safari This DecemberAbu Dhabi and Dubai Ports to be Connected Via RailGreen Revolution Gives Students Careers for the FutureYour Sunblock Probably Isn’t Blocking the SunApple Logo Is an Agnostic’s Crucifix, Star of David: StudyWhat I *Would Have* Said at TechCrunch Disrupt5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Cutting Through the Market NoiseThe Space Station RaceNew Study: Feeling Powerful Leads People to Dehumanize OthersTaintDroid Tracks Leaks of Personal Data to Ad FirmsWorst Ads of 2010: The Winners!Wireless for Social Good: $650k Up for GrabsWhat to Do When Good Brands Make Bad Things? Or Bad Brands Do Good?Meet the Big Brother Screening Your Social Media for EmployersLooking for Signs of Intelligent Marketing Life – Part 3How Graphic Design Can Help Keep HIV From SpreadingCulturally Kosher: Cultural Terms, Cultural Sensitivities Which Make or Break Your Corporate Responsibility (Part Four)Infographic of the Day: In 2010, Which Brands Rose and Which Ones Fell?For Minimalist Mommies and Babies, a Modern DollhausIdeo: Good Stories Make Good Brands. Here’s 4 Tips and 7 ExamplesInfographic of the Day: The Brands That Rose and Fell in 2010How UPS Keeps the Blue Skies GreenScience Shows How Brands Rub Off on Self-PerceptionEye Candy: Pink Pavilion Moves Like a Shimmering Sequined Skirt [Video]Coming Soon: A GM-Branded Diesel Car?Procter & Gamble Aims For 100% Sustainable Packaging, Zero CO2 EmissionsSony’s LiveView Is the Dick Tracy Watch Apple Should’ve MadeWhy Companies Should Make Employees Take NapsiFive: Micron Sued, Zuckerberg’s Comic Book, iPad Mini Rumors, Hawaiian Asteroid, British Spy Satellites“The Wire” and “Treme”‘s David Simon, Others Win $500k MacArthur Genius GrantsY Combinator, TechStars: Investor Mentorship and Leverage Outweigh CapitalBlackBerry PlayBook: Everything You Want to KnowFive Years of Stock Value: WebMD Beats GoogleLady Gaga Is Last.fm’s Most Unwanted ArtistTo Create a Sustainable Business Find a REAL Problem to SolveGranny 2.05 Marketing Lessons from Mr. RogersIBM High: Big Blue to Sponsor School, Mold Future EmployeesiPhone Maker Adds China Plant, Despite LossesNic Harcourt’s “The Live Buzz” Offers a Curated Alternative to Vevo, YouTube, MTV ClutterExtra Screen for Laptops Hints at Better Things to ComeTwo Branding Gurus Tell Their Side of the Story, Part 1How Plane Fuel Kills 8,000 People a YearIf Promoted Tweets Fetch $100,000, How Much for a Promoted Account?Obama’s World-Beating Business Plan: Keep Kids in School LongerThe Right Way to Lay People OffBooks On TV? Kindle Hits the Web, Set-Top BoxBest Buy CEO: Who’s Afraid of the iPad?Removing the Fallen Trees From Your Growth PathAmtrak’s $117 Billion Plan For High Speed TravelSteve Nash Shoots, Dazzles With ESPN Doc on Terry FoxIn Battle for Barnes & Noble, Len Riggio Trumps Ron Burkle, InnovationJoin Me & Joi Ito at the Mozilla Drumbeat Festival, November 3-5!2010 Master of Design: Walter Hood, Who Makes Places People Care AboutAlmost Genius: Futuristic Food Court by Blade Runner’s Set Designer, Syd MeadHypercolor for Music Nerds: Clothes Crafted From Your VoiceInfographic of the Day: Even Poor Countries Can Excel in EducationMichelle Obama’s Garden Veggies Get Their Own BrandHow to Turn a B2B Company in a B2B Thought LeaderGravity-Defying Dream House: Now for RentHow Wireless Technology Will Change Global HealthRIM Unveils 7-Inch BlackBerry PlayBook, It’s All About EnterpriseSurprise! BP’s Internal Deepwater Horizon Investigation Is FlawediFive: CIA War Lawsuit, Apple’s Media Focus, Twitter’s Adverts, Windows Phone Dates, Hurt Locker Anti-Pirate SetbackDoJ Ruling: Apple, Google, Intel Now Freer to Steal Each Other’s Staff, and This Is Better … How?Saudi Crackdown on Bloggers Is More Subtle, Sinister Than Mere LicensesA Bright Idea: Turn the Lightbulb OffBusiness School Ethics, The Clinton Global Initiative WayMessage in a Bottle: Corporate Sustainability Is Pretty Weak TeaIntel Debuts a Vision for MacBook Air’s New CPUHas the World Been Fooled by Misleading Climate Change Statistics?What a Wiretappable Internet Could Mean for Facebook, Apple, Google, and YouMTV for Music Videos? Try Vevo TVJumping to a Conclusion Is Not Making a Decision!A Steering Wheel That Steers You?Question: How Do You Avoid Insufferable Q&A Sessions? Answer: Pigeonhole LiveThe United States Is Losing Its Innovative Edge: ReportFree Test: What Do Users’ Memories Reveal About Your Company Homepage’s Design Flaws?Longer May Not Be Better, but It Seems That WayDARPA’s “Prophecy” Wants to Predict Virus Evolution to Make Drug Biz ProactiveEthical Fashion Gets Its Own WeekVolvo Turning Car Body Panels Into BatteriesGlobalization: Bridging Across Cultures or Developing a Global Culture?Harrisburg University’s Social Media Ban Lifted, Addictions SoothedThe Dream Team: Fully Integrated Creative & AnalyticsHacking Work: The Social Network Hack