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“It’s A Snap” Changes The Face Of College Recruitment AdvertisingJust Your Typical Trackless Roller-Coaster Ride Through Buenos AiresCan Autonomous Cars Really Make Roads Safer?Can The End Of Military Bases Mean The Start Of New Public Spaces?GoPano, EPIC RED, Tanlines Add Up To 360-Degree Indie Music ExperiencePew Study: Emboldened Customers Populate Social Networks“I’m Here To Snake Your Drain”: Liquid Plumr Double Impact Spot Really Goes ThereInfamous Literary Characters Illustrated As Police SketchesReturn of the Jedi, Retold In IconsDeepRoot: A New Solution For Saving Cities Money By Planting TreesThe Sound of Social Change: Green Business at the GRAMMY AwardsThe Difficulties In Measuring Successful Social InnovationTiny Story: A Short Film About The Fundamentals of Narrative Design10 Objects Designed To Tug At Your EmotionsThe Venture Capital Perspective On Social InnovationA Burly Bike Light To Keep You Safe From Thieves And CarsWatch Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Salute RISD, Whip Off His Robe, Dance Like Michael JacksonRed Bull CEO Dietrich Mateschitz On Brand As Media CompanyThe Secrets Of The Happiest Countries In The WorldTwitter Launches Ads For Small Businesses, Google, Facebook Track Users On Safari, Amazon Overtakes Samsung As #2 Tablet SellerWatch A Working Robot Hand Made From LegosFast Talk: How PopVox Gets Congress To ListenWhat “Wizard101” Gave Up To Break Into China: Exposed Bones, Points, Gold5 Tools For Managing Your Personal Brand OnlineIf Your Company’s Culture Needs A Shot In The Arm, Do The HuddleInnovation Hell: Saving Good Ideas From Premature DeathWhy The Facebook Pages Of Local Businesses Are Mostly WorthlessApple, Google, Facebook, And Amazon Compete In India Over Mobile, Social Networks, E-CommerceA Video Spotlights The Heavily Designed Soundscape All Around UsThis Week In Bots: Boldly Pounding Fists Where No Droid Has BeforeBessemer Ventures: Why We Invested In Pinterest3 Ways To Predict What Consumers Want Before They Know ItSolar Power Pricey? It’s Cheaper Than Anyone ThinksYou Probably Think This Riot In Paris Song Is About You (Because It Is)“Sound of My Voice” Director Reveals Thinking Behind Mysterious 12-Minute ReleaseTest Your Eye For Color With ColorShiftSocial Media, Fashion, And Art Mesh to Create A NicopandanationDiesel Trucks Don’t Just Pollute, They Waste MoneyWith A Modular Backrest, Läufer + Keichel Create Three Chairs Using A Single BaseJapanese App Seeks To Improve (Control?) Your DreamsGigantic Robot Arm Visualizes Music As Wax SculpturesYes, We Can Create a Virtual Volcano to Block the SunHow To Solve The Good Business Generation GapThe 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2012Ditch The Political Process, Bring In The Entrepreneurs4 Vases Reduced To Their Barest EssentialsParty Creates Flash-Mob/Human Digital Billboard in L.A.A 3-D Typeface That Morphs Into Every Letter Of The AlphabetA Light Installation Turns Chicago’s “Bean” Into A Gigantic Disco BallBeautiful Photos Of The Ocean’s Deadly PlasticLinx: A Connector That Turns Drinking Straws Into An Infinite Building SystemNew Mac OS X Mountain Lion Let Loose, Facebook Launching Verified Accounts, Apple Responds To Contact Privacy ConcernsYahoo’s Prediction Engine Calls Presidential Race In Favor Of Obama (Sorry, Mitt)Fast Talk: Why Fashion Designers Need To Embrace Their Inner GeekApple’s iMessage: All Your IMs Are Belong To Us (And Phone Network SMS Revenues, Too) [Updated]5 Ways To Take Back Your Reputation On The WebMobile Payments For Everyone! Barclays Pushes Future Tech Into NowFinding The Derring-Do To Become A Category CreatorEmployee Perks That Don’t Work5 Ways To Know Your Marketing Metrics Don’t SuckDepartment Of Homeland Security Tells Congress Why It’s Monitoring Facebook, Twitter, BlogsWhy Pinterest Is So AddictiveUsing Crowdfunding To Fuel Urban RenewalSharing App Bump 3.0 Slashes Most Features, Proves Less Really Can Be MoreCharting The Social Bonds That Power Y Combinator’s Innovation EngineA Creative Movement Grows In Brooklyn: Mason Jar Brings The Art Back To MusicEncore Careers: Service In The Second Half of LifeDanny McBride On The Last Act Of “Eastbound & Down,” His Role As K-Swiss SpokesmanWolff Olins Offers Branding Lessons For Would-Be Game ChangersAndes Rescue Teams Free Beer Drinkers From Key Life CommitmentsA Fractal A Day Offers 365 Snippet Of InfinityNL Architects Reimagines What Hotels Can Be, With 3-D Bridge SystemMulti-Tasking Surgeon Has Travel On The Brain In New Ad For KayakTired Of Corporate And Government Opacity? Meet The Transparency GrenadeTruly Local Power: African Wind Turbines Built From ScrapDesign’s Next Frontier: Nudging Consumers Into Making Better Life ChoicesThe “Mathlash” To Silicon Valley’s Move Into Education4 Elements That Make A Good User Experience Into Something GreatLook Closer, And That Mona Lisa’s Made From Thousands Of DoodlesWatch As 300,000 Norwegians Move Across The Globe Like Ballistic MissilesSmog Tasting: Baking With Air PollutionAn Open-Plan Office With A “Monastery” For Quiet ReflectionMeet Jerry Manock, Apple’s Very First DesignerStreet Bump: An App That Automatically Tells The City When You Drive Over Potholes2 GE Infographics Offer Hints About The Future Of Data-Driven ManagementRimino, A Radical Concept For The Future Of Mobile ComputingUnmanned Drones Go From Afghanistan To HollywoodFormer Sun CEO Launches A Site To Manage Your Loved Ones’ Health CareCongress Quizzes Apple On Path, Google Updates Wallet With Partial Fix, Zynga Posts Q4 Loss, Apple May Cuts iAd PricesFollow-Up: Tim Cook On Apple Defeating Law Of Large NumbersHow To Pivot Faster Than Your CompetitionNPR Launches An Answer To Spotify On The iPad With Streaming, Concerts, Offline PlaylistsMeet Radio Free Europe’s Tech Justice LeagueYouTube Music Lessons Are Popular, But Won’t Get You To Carnegie HallCustom Jeans Won’t Make Your Butt Look Big, Will Change The Way You ShopWhat Tim Cook Said At Goldman SachsIt’s Good To Be Bad: Scandalous Brand BuildingUrgency And Optimism: Corporate Culture The Michael J. Fox Foundation Way4 Branding Tips For When The Bloom Is Off The RoseYour Glass Of Restaurant Tap Water Goes To Work: Unicef And Droga5 Kick Off Tap Project 2012Why Spotify Turned Down Adele’s “21”Fashion’s Top Bloggers Make It Work For The GapFor A Dutch Park Expansion, A Magical Star-Shaped MazeCommunity Revival: How Technology Is Reconstructing Our Shared LivesEverything Goes With Jell-O, Including Modern DesignHappy Valentine’s Day From Kenny Powers, Walter White, Leslie Knope, Zombies and MoreAram Bartholl’s “Speed Book” Collapses The Digital World Into Physical SpaceOffice Crush? R/GA’s Office Cupid Will Sort That For YouYum! Experimental Chefs Capture The Taste Of SmogNo Joke: Hyper-Chic Vases Made From Bathroom CountertopsPurina Kicks Off Westminster Dog Show Sponsorship, Asks For Video Of Your Great DogA Famous Inventor’s Forgotten Idea: A One-Handed Touch-Screen KeyboardLiveWork: The Future Of Living Where You Work And Working Where You LiveDoes The Online Education Revolution Mean The Death Of The Diploma?V-Day Special: Penguin Reissues Kama Sutra With Racy, Classy Cover ArtThe 10 Most Toxic New Cars On The Market6 Things To Know Before (And After) You Sell Your Creative BusinessFinally, A Key Ring That Won’t Kill Your FingertipsA New Class Of Indian Consumers Could Drive A Sustainable RevolutionAlan Moore On Watchmen’s “Toxic Cloud” And Creativity V. Big BusinessFarmPlate: A Yelp For Local Food And Local FarmersLetter From The Editor: The Lessons Of InnovationBehind Heineken’s Telethon Of Love And BeerGoogle-Motorola Deal Approved, Hulu’s Original Series Premieres, iPad 3 Rumors: 4G Runners, 8-inchersMobile DTV Brings Live Television To Cars, BusesThe Great iPad Mini Adventure!Want To Grow Your Sales Channel? Think Of It Like DatingFab Blasts Through The Commerce-Media Divide With Five New VerticalsTurn Up The Heat In Your Marketing, Miami StyleHabu Android App Creates A Playlist For Your Every MoodWhat To Do If Your Employees Are Sucking The Life Out Of YouWhy User Experience Is Critical To Customer RelationshipsFast Talk: With Meeteor, Facebook-Stalk For The Job You WantApple CEO Tim Cook On Cheap iPad Knockoffs: “You Hate It”Apple’s Tim Cook On Foxconn: Data Transparency, Work Hours Cap On The WayThe USB Memory Stick Is Facing ExtinctionWanna Manage The Innovation Process? Focus On Planning Scenarios, Not Fighting FiresInteractive Mercedes-Benz Ads Unlocked By Your Car KeyLooking To Hire And Keep Great Innovators? Focus On The 3 RsColor Changes Everything, Marks The End Of An Era In Target AdA Hormone-Sucking Strip That Will Keep Your Vegetables FreshBIG’s Log Cabin For The 21st Century Twists Like A Jenga StackTo Reach Young People, Social Innovation Goes OnlineNo One Else Knows How To Do The Plinky Noise: “Somebody That I Used To Know” In Three PartsVimeo Annnounces All-Star Panel of Judges For This Year’s Awards EventFour Scenarios For The Future Of EnergyApple Opens Up To Independent Factory InspectionsA Spider Web Spun With 12.5 Miles Of YarnA Heating Robot To Effortlessly And Efficiently Warm You UpA Chair Cover You Can Pull Off Like A Pantsuit, Thanks To Complex 3-D KnittingScottish App Introduces Women To The Ghost Of Their Drunken FutureiPad App Turns Venn Diagrams Into A Musical Instrument“Chip It” App Makes Selecting Colors Easy As PinningA Laptop Made From Paper Turns The Digital Revolution On Its HeadAt New Pizza Chain, Jamie Oliver Creates A Chuck E. Cheese For Hip LocavoresIndoor UFOs? Nope, Just Magically Simple Sculptures From TroikaPlunge: A Look At How Climate Change Will One Day Ravage LondonNot OK Computer: Grammy Winner Grohl On The BasicsFor V-Day, BIG Gives NYC A Huge Heart In Times SquareWill iPads Replace Textbooks? Not So Fast [Infographic]4 Lessons From The Social Innovation Hotbed Of BrazilProgress Report | Reinvent The WheelMost Innovative AlumniLivestrong Sporting Park Creates Games Within The Game For Sports FansBlueCross BlueShield, BMW, Best Buy, And De Beers Venture Into New InvestmentsThe Art And Science Of Advertisements’ High-Flying FoodCaptcha Companies Cash In On AdvertisersMonoSol Creates Innovative Dissolvable Packaging To Combat WasteHow Booktrack Creates Custom Soundtracks For E-BooksFast Company’s Must-Attend Events In March 2012How Alcoa, Starbucks, Arista, And Febreze Kicked Normal Habits And Found SuccessJonah Leher On The Three Types Of Creativity And How Brainstorming Doesn’t WorkFacebook Commerce Edges In To The E-Commerce MarketplaceWhat To Do And See At SXSW, For The Gamer To The Style Buff“The Hunger Games” Takes Cue From Hitchcock And Spielberg, As Kids Fight To The DeathThe Recommender: Tim Quirk, Kenneth Parks, Pete Holmes, And More On What They’re Loving This MonthFast Fixes December 2011/January 2012Microwork Gets A Mega BoostOn The Right PathReader’s Feedback: December 2011/January 2012Lifestyle Mirror: A Clickable Fashion Mag Shows What Vogue Could BeHere’s What Google (Plus Microsoft And Amazon) Will Sell At Their StoresFair Labor Association Inspecting Foxconn, Yahoo Partners With Qatar For Arabic Content, Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab 2Why Planned Parenthood Should Change Its NameThe Future Of Ethics In Branding10 Moves From Pro Wrestling To Deliver Championship PresentationsThe Psychology Behind Movie Poster Designs5 Tips To Get Maximum ROI From Saying “Thanks”Fast Talk: How A Brooklyn Clothing Label Fights “Fast Fashion”Why 2012 Will Be Cybercrime’s “Hell Year”What Obama’s Budget (And A Second Term) Would Do For U.S. InnovationFrom 8-Bit To 3-D, Video Game Art Through The AgesHow Discover America Sets Out To Rebrand The Country For TouristsIn tribute to Mr. RamsArchitects Use 3-D Tools to Uncover a Murder