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Calling All Women Executives: Part 6 – Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling Without a HammerReviving The Lost Art Of Walking And TalkingLegendary Artist’s Giant Polka Dots Invade NYCOnline Answer-Man Ze Frank Dissects Teen Brains with “Office” Star Rainn WilsonJon Kolko: When do you collaborate and when do you go it alone?For Clean Water, Just Add Clay and SilverHans Vestberg: How do you prepare for a meeting?Hans Vestberg: How do you encourage a culture of creativity and innovation?Greg Sebasky: How do you renew your creative spark?Glenn Clayton: How do you inspire your staff?Meet The Man Figuring Out What To Do With All That Plastic WasteDr. Elizabeth (Liz) Mellon: How do you handle mistakes?Douglas Lebda: How do you change the direction of your business?Cleaning Up The Farmed Fish IndustryA Bar With The Cozy, Laid-Back Vibe Of A Friend’s Living RoomB. Bonin Bough: What can a big company learn from a small start-up?B. Bonin Bough: How do you take innovation off the table and into the market?See Axe Body Spray User Kiefer Sutherland’s Requiem For the One Who Got AwayA Stool Covered In Leather That Was Grown In A LabComedy Central’s Indecision App Asks Who’s Smarter: Dem or GOP?The 6 Brands That Creatives Most (And Least) Want To Work With And What You Can Learn From ThemVince Gilligan On Breaking Up with “Breaking Bad”Bringing Youth Back To The Land By Making Farming CoolAmy Rees Anderson: How do you take creativity off the table and into the market?Amy Rees Anderson: How do you take creativity off the table and into the market?Jeri Ward: How do you inspire your staff?Ad Agency VB&P Houses Startup Talent for $10 a YearCould A Game Add 10 Years To Your Life? [Video]David Noël: How has technology changed the way you receive feedback?London Police To Trial Crowdsourced Crowd Tracker During OlympicsInfographic Of The Day: How God Sees The StarsPeter Rojas: How do you collaborate from different locations?Wake The Beast Is Bringing The Funny To Political DiscourseAn Inside View Of Corporate ResponsibilityCan The World Handle Complexity?A Twitter App For Nokia Series 40 Feature PhonesThe Thread: Tackling The To-Do ListBoom Tube: How Viki Is Creating The Global HuluOne Million User IDs Stolen In Android Forums HackWhy Millennials Don’t Want To Buy StuffBurst, The Family-Friendly Instagram Of Video, Goes For Olympic GoldMicrosoft Virus Fighter: Spam May Be More Difficult To Stop Than HIVAereo Backer Barry Diller Sees The Service Expanding Country-wideHow Outsiders Get Their Products To The Innovation Big League At Proctor & GambleMemo to Bill Gates: “You’ve Been Punked!”3 Ways Successful People Prioritize Their To-Do ListsManagement Lessons From The London OlympicsFighting The AIDS Crisis One Broadcast At A Time, From A News Anchor’s Desk In BeijingSmartphone Sales On The Rise In The U.S., Half Of Those Are AndroidsThis Week In Bots: Google’s Driverless Cars, Sure, But Are You Ready To Fly With A Robot Pilot?Apple Reverses EPEAT “Mistake”What Every Business Needs To Learn From Penn State And The Freeh Report3 Stories Of Advancing Causes–And ProfitsTop 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week“Breaking Bad” Wants to Blow Half of Your Face OffGruesome War Injuries Rendered In Sprinkles And Ice CreamShaped Like A Cell, This Daypack Holds A Liter Of Water150 Years After Thonet, A Designer Reinvents The Bentwood ChairThe Week That Was: IDEO’s Startup Incubator, A Rebranded Microsoft, And Donuts On MarsIs New Nuclear Energy The Way Forward?“Goodbye Pricklebear”: NASCAR Drivers Demonstrate The Pain of Losing In New ESPN CampaignJoel Weingarten: What funding do you take and what do you pass up?A Concept Water Pipe For Generating Cheap ElectricityMaggie Fox: What do you believe is possible that others don’t?Bjorn Rebney: When do you collaborate and when do you go it alone?Jim Keane: What is the role of space in engaging employees?MVRDV Designs A 3-D Plant Library On A Fake IslandInside A Nerd Nerve Center: A Look At DC Entertainment’s Giant Comic-Con Booth And RebrandHow Good Design Can Guide People To Smarter Money DecisionsA Revamped Phone Bill That You Can Read . . . On Your PhoneFor Columbia University, A Building Whose Social Heart Is The Stairwell“Ice Age” App Augments Your Reality With Some Familiar Animated FriendsJustice Channels Futuristic Films In Its Cinema-Worthy New VideoThese Beautiful Smart Kites Detect Air PollutionScenes From Madonna’s MDNA Tour, From Masters Of Spectacle, Moment Factory6 Strategies For Stealing Customers Away From AmazonWatch: A Peek Inside The Apple Recruiting ProcessYes Way! An iPhone Case That’s Ergonomic Without Being UglyBelieve It: Fabric Made From Sheets Of Dryer LintScientists Invent Glass That’ll Make You HappierYes, It’s Real: A Bio-Factory That Farms Spider SilkWhy Not? An Indoor Tent For Guerilla CampersActionsteps: A Simple Idea That Could Revolutionize Email And Save You TimeUsing Twitter To Troll Frank Ocean’s Homophobic HatersWill Seattle Become The Capital Of Social Entrepreneurship?Mini Athletes Compete for the Gold in P&G’s Latest London 2012 Olympics SpotA 5-In-1 Tool That Could Help Save Your LifeA Smart Idea For A Music Player That Won’t Grow ObsoleteError: These Advertised Products Are Actually HorribleInfographic: Are You A City Slicker, Or A Suburbanite In Disguise?Jurassic Dream: Building A Theme Park In Remote China8 Ways The World Will Change By 2052Hackers Publish 450,000 Usernames Pilfered From Yahoo VoicesHow Fiction Impacts Fact: The Social Impact Of BooksTwitter And Buddy Media Introduce “Age Screening” So Brands Can Screen Who Follows Their AccountsJudge Rules New York’s Aereo TV Retransmission Service Is LegalAmazing Alex, The New Game From Angry Birds Creators, Launches For iOS And AndroidFlames Of Fury, Animatronic Raptors, And A Brachiosaurus Half-Pipe: Inside China’s Massive Jurassic Dream Theme ParkYou Will Wear Jake Bronstein’s $18 Made-In-The-USA Flint And Tinder Undies, And You Will Love It“Musical Brain” Echo Nest Raises $17 Million, Turns From Tastemaker To MatchmakerHow To Woo Students And Influence Early AdoptersUber Taste-Tests On-Demand Ice Cream TrucksGoogle Engineer Ben Gomes On Knowledge Graph, A Database Of EverythingLevelUp Will End Your Business’ Credit Card Processing Fees. Really.For Brands, Being Cool Is As Hot As SexFacebook Makes Events More Useful, Groups More SnoopfulThe Power Of Being DifferentIndia’s Simmtronics Debuts $81 XPad Tablet4 Reasons Your Company Needs A Collaboration Upgrade, StatEnd The Management-Tech Disconnect In 5 StepsUsing The Power Of Curation To Bolster Your BrandUpdated: Digg, Darling Of The Pre-Facebook Web, Sells Assets To Betaworks For A Rumored $500,00050_Twitter49_Politico48_Microsoft47_Good-Guide46_Quantcast45_Alstom44_Mvrdv43_Athenahealth42_Huayi-Brothers41_Fast-Retailing40_ Aldi Süd39_Vnl38_Ngmoco37_Glam-Media36_Samsung35_Ideo34_Sportvision33_Firstborn32_Diller-Scofidio-Renfro31_Htc30_Mitre29_Alibaba28_Frito-Lay27_Filife26_Synthetic-Genomics24_Grey-New-York22_Indian-Premier-League21_Gilt-Groupe19_Ge17_Cisco-Systems16_Byd15_Spotify14_Intel13_Nike12_Netflix11_Hulu10_Hp09_Walmart08_Novartis06_First-Solar05_Huawei04_Google02_Amazon01_FacebookColumbia Amps Online Courses, Appoints Sree Sreenivasan First Chief Digital OfficerBIG Redesigns The Flatiron Building, With A TwistA Dream Beach House For Eco-FreaksKraft Digitizes Macaroni Art, Angers First Grade TeachersJason Baptiste: How do you create a culture of innovation?6 Cost-Effective Changes Every Organization Can Make To Become More SustainableAirport Lounge Simulates An Urban Park To Soothe Harried FlyersSlideshow: China Through The Instagram Lens Of Tech Ethnographer Tricia WangWatch: Copper Rain Falls In Singapore’s Changi AirportFinally, A Location-Sharing App That’s Less Creepy Than FoursquareA Winning Concept For A Gorgeous Rest Stop With Free Wi-FiCarol Kruse: How did you find your last great idea?Lisa Kavanaugh: How do you develop openness to change?Tim Westergren: What’s the difference between an idea and an opportunity?Nike’s Reflective Jacket Will Make Medal-Winning Olympians GlowJared Hecht: Funding 101Watch: A Speech-Jamming Gun That Shuts Up LoudmouthsThe Rail Bike Lets You Glide Along City Trolley RailsPainting With The Eeriest Of Inks: Blood And MilkCurating The Impossible: 65 Years Of Invisible Art“Tiny Wings 2” Kicks Out The Jams In An Appealingly Lo-Fi TeaserSee A Titian Painting Undergo a “Metamorphosis” Into a Short Film“Go back to your planet!” And Other Scenes From a Day in the Life of a Hefty BagA Perfume That Smells Of An Obscure Pleasure: The Printed WordHow the Creators of “Web Therapy” Became Accidental Pioneers of the Web-to-TV FormWhy There’s Hope For Widespread Electric Vehicle Adoption By 2020Master Class: How To Make A Stunning Time-Lapse FilmDestination Design: Live at Aloft HotelsAn iPhone App That Finds Your Keys (And Just About Anything Else)Can This Portable Solar Charger Create African Electricity Entrepreneurs?The Other Disney World: A Creepy, Empty VillageSocial Media Is More Mayberry Than EverFarmHopping Saves Small Farms By Letting You Take Control Of ThemBiomega Rolls Out Its Slickest Bike YetHummingbird: An Educational Robotics Kit Designed To Get Girls Into EngineeringIDEO Launches A Start-Up Incubator (But Don’t Call It An Incubator)A Core Curriculum To Create Engaged EntrepreneursAfter Kickstarting $2.5M In 1 Day, Can OUYA Disrupt Gaming?Satellite Launcher LauncherOne Joins Virgin Galactic’s FleetHow Jeff Slobotski Turned The Midwest Into The Silicon PrairieAndroid Game Console OUYA Raises $2.5 Million On KickstarterApple Rumor Patrol: Here Come The iPad Minis And New iPhones–But There Goes NFC? [Updated]Q: What’s Info-Finding Site Mancx’s Big Idea? A: Charging Money For FactsMmm, Mmm Good Innovation Goes Beyond The Can At Campbell’s SoupNokia Adds Three More Patent Suits To Lineup Against RIMTwitter Finds A Feature Phone Partner In MediaTekAmazon Announces GameCircle With Handy Features For Kindle Fire GamersStarbucks Comes To Android With PayPal Integration, Travels To U.K.Where You Spend The Most Creative Minutes Of Your DayProposed EU Bill Could Boost Digital Music Sales In EuropeIgnoring Social Media Can Put Your Brand In PerilSatellite Of Love: Why Virgin Galactic’s New Private Launcher Is So Swoon-Worthy5 Ways Insurers Can Position Themselves To Win Under The ACATo Truly Reach Your Brand’s Audience, Picture Yourself In Their SeatsA Tropical Tale Of Tourists, Networks, And A New Kind Of LeadershipSvpply’s Store Explorer Lets You Window Shop From Your PhoneWhat Twitter Can Learn From Weibo: Field Notes From Global Tech Ethnographer Tricia Wang5 QR Code Basics Every Company Should KnowNewspapers’ Next Move In Expanding The Reach Of Digital AdsIt’s all become marketing and we want to win: Charlie Kaufman Tackles Creativity, Cultural IllsFerocious 7-Inch Heels With Scary Gemstone Teeth“Fire In The Disco” Comes To MOCAAmtrak’s Vision For America’s High-Speed TrainsInfographic: What If CERN Smashed Words Rather Than Protons?A Hybrid Chair-Desk That Fosters Casual TeamworkAlexa von Tobel: How important is adaptation?Temptations Treats Cause Unintended Fashion Moment: Cat BootsCan The Rise of Micro-Entrepreneurs Force Companies To Be More Human?WWF Commissions Wild Fashions That Fuse Art And NatureWhat Color Are You? A Pantone-Driven Art Project Goes Beyond Black And WhiteIs This Mechanized Wooden Dome The Future Of Indoor Sports Arenas?How Small Plots Of Land Helped Lift An Entire Indian Village Out Of PovertyDodge Offers Step-By-Step Instructions On How to Make A New CarUncovering The Discovery EconomyOne Fix For Health Care: Dissolving The Barrier Between Patients And PharmacistsWhy Apple Left EPEAT: To Keep You Out Of Its HardwareNASA’s Logo Redesigned To Be Truly Out Of This WorldCheck Out NASA’s Amazing New Panoramic Photo Of MarsWho Gives A Crap: Toilet Paper With A MissionNew YouTube channel THNKR Aims To Make You, And Edu-Programming, SmarterSky Factory Brings Nature Into The Drabbest, Windowless CubiclesRIM Facing Potentially Difficult Annual Shareholder MeetingSun Valley’s Stone-Skipping Robot Just Saved Your SummerThe Oatmeal Raises $211,223 For Charity, Middle Finger At FunkyJunkA Student’s Smart Microsoft Rebranding Is Better Than The Real ThingSink Your Hands Into This Shapeable Fabric StereoHow The BBC Is Building The First Social Olympic GamesResilience: Lessons On How To Bounce Back From DisasterAT&T Opens Up Watson Speech API To DevelopersSmart Thermostat Nest Looks For Happy Homes In Its First Ad CampaignKickstarter Expanding To Fund U.K. ProjectsGoogle, FTC Approach $22.5 Million Settlement For Safari Privacy ViolationTransition Lessons From Chicago’s Transit Upheaval3 Ways To Fix Google PlayGroupMe Launches Experiences, Makes Partying And Planning With Friends That Much EasierShopify’s Build-A-Business Competition Starts NowThe Procrastination-Killing Tactic To Try Now (Or In 10 Minutes)EnableTalk Turns Sign Language Into Speech, Wins Imagine Cup PrizeRebranding Mexico, Beyond Beaches And BulletsHow To Find The People Who Are The Right Fit For Your StartupFast Company Is Looking For A Digital Operations AssistantThe Next Attempt To Satisfy Your Cravings For On-Demand Books And MagazinesYahoo’s “Genome” Uses Big Data To Decode Which Commercials You’re Bred To Click OnHow To Score A Marketing Hat TrickKen Block’s Latest “Gymkhana” Video Shreds the Streets of San FranciscoArtist Turns An Abandoned Home Into Life-Sized DollhouseTurning A Plain White T-Shirt Into A Not-So-Plain BatterySalt Dissolving Under A Microscope Looks Like The Grand CanyonSee Forgotten Treasures In Tate’s “Gallery of Lost Art”zSpace: A Real Holographic Display Worthy Of Iron Man“What Is the Deal with These Web Series?” Asks Jerry SeinfeldRadiolab’s iPhone App Has A UI As Quirky As The ShowMapping Dangerous Disease Hotspots To Control ThemSharp Settles Lawsuit With $198 Million Payment To Dell, OthersThe Raw Side of “Hung” Star Thomas JaneThe Future Of Education: An Online University That Charges $199 Per Month For Unlimited ClassesThe Fast Company Guide To The PivotKayak Fixes Share Price For IPOPreventing Child Labor With Your SmartphoneYahoo Launches GenomeThe Secret Weapon That Almost Every Business Depends On: TasteInnovating The Process Of Getting Technology To People Who Need ItAre Animated Fonts The Future Of Type?Skateboarder Ryan Sheckler Makes Giving Back ExtremeFacebook App Center Gets International Roll OutWhoa: This Dinner Table Can Be Shipped In An EnvelopeCell Phone Surveillance By Law Enforcement On The RiseThe Business Case For Creativity: Why Coke Thinks Winning At Cannes MattersHow To Build Positive Marketing Stories That WorkA Must-See Tribute To Pop-Art Hero Roy LichtensteinWhat’s Holding Back The Facebook Mobile App?New Kindle Fire Rumors Point To Late Summer Release, Better ScreenWhy Investors Are Gambling On Betable Even Though It’s Illegal In The U.S.Microsoft Rumored To Be Launching Bing Fund, To Back Startups5 Ways Brands Use Pinterest To Authentically ConnectAdventures In Customer Support: E-commerce Gets Some New Breast FriendsYour Next Impulse Buy: The PresidencyWhy Nashville Companies Are Targeting Tweens For High-Tech JobsRumor: Samsung Building A Windows RT TabletHow To Gain Control By Letting Go6 Exercises For Mastering Cultural AgilityMake Marketing Connections In An Interdependent WorldGet Paid For Pinning Products–But Not On Pinterest5 Best Practices For Loyalty Programs3 IPO Lessons From Facebook For Kayak