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Infographic: UPS’s 2012 Change in the (Supply) Chain SurveyConan O’Brien: What’s more important, quality or quantity?Bob Ross: What can a big company learn from a small start-up?The “Simple” Way To Upgrade Your Bank AccountHow Trip Adler Found His Idea For Scribd After Hanging Up On 1-800-ASKTRIPExplore Where Syyn Labs Dreams Up Rube Goldberg Machines And Bungee-Jumping CarsLove Is Covering A Shift For A Hungover Buddy: The BetterShift PivotOffice 15: Microsoft’s Best Bet For Beating Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive01_FacebookBack Braces Reinvented As Canvasses For FashionWe’re Going To Mars This Weekend; Here’s What It Looks LikeSoccer Gets Smart: MLS Launches League-Wide Data Viz System10 Ways To Use Social Media To Drive Sales10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Dumb Rules, Free Agent Olympians, And MoreThe World’s Largest Wind Turbine Makes A Jumbo Jet Look TinyWhy Did Ping Fail Apple? Rhapsody, Echo Nest Weigh InReal-Time Diagnostics Of Your Local Water Quality, From The CrowdBringing Architectural Ghosts Back To Life, In KnoxvilleOUYA Wins Over ClearChannel For Streaming RadioAre Dirigibles Poised For A Comeback?It Takes Guts To Start A Company–So How Do You Get ‘Em?Horny Nerds, Rejoice! These Bikinis Look Like Book CoversApple Had To Sell A Million iPads In 2010 Just To Cover The Cost Of Advertising ThemWatch An Animated Account of The Life of James BrownApple SVP Confirms Steve Jobs’ iCar DreamFor Some Of The World, Climate Change Can’t Come Soon EnoughMicrosoft May Ditch “Metro” Title For Its Windows OSLove Hope Strength Lollapalooza: Crowdfinding Bone Marrow DonorsA Platform For Playing Angel Investor, In Your Own NeighborhoodSnapGoods CEO Ron J. Williams Has ProblemsCulture Kitchen Kits Teach You To Cook Like An ImmigrantUkrainian Broadcasting Just Got A Lot Cuter5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Play The CMO Blame GameDon’t Tell The Remote Control Spaceman What He Can’t DoSee Will Ferrell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand As Classic Disney CharactersA Chic $75 Lamp That You Put Together YourselfA 3-D Printed Exoskeleton For The DisabledInfographic: A 100-Year History Of Athletic World-RecordsWatch The Deforestation Of The Amazon Rainforest, Courtesy Of GoogleKickstarting: A Flash Bulb That Turns iPhone Into A Paparazzi CameraSamsung’s New Note Expected On August 29Who Us? Cold? “Department Of Friendliness” Looks To Warm Up London’s Rep“You’ve Been Trumped”: The Ugly Story Of The Donald’s Environmental, Social Comb-overWatch: What Happens If Google’s Glasses Are Evil?Meet The Woman Who Can Convince Even Republicans To Use Solar PowerViki, The Global Hulu, Gets A Boost From Microsoft In AsiaThis Week In Bots: Will We Build Robot-Only Workplaces Soon?Can Brands Be Too Big To Do Good?6 Tips For Writing A (Money-Making) Script From A Billion Dollar Screenwriting DuoWall Street Journal Tips Boeing, SpaceX For Commercial Astronaut FlightsThe Creative And Business Lessons Of The Mars Rover4 Ways To Make Meetings Suck LessBetter, Simpler, Cheaper: The Formula That Makes Tesco GreatWhy Your Company Should Celebrate MoreBest Practices For Developing A Dream TeamLove Hope Strength LollapaloozaTim Ferriss On How To Start Your Million Dollar Side BusinessColumbia’s New “Chief Digital Officer”Enter The Storyverse: An Index For People, Places, And Things Mentioned In BooksJeri Ward: How do you change the direction of your business?Jonathan Sebastiani: What quote, lyric or poem inspires you?Peter Rojas: How do you find great ideas?Jason Baptiste: How do you ensure that your company is unique?Dana Fiser: What is a risk worth taking?Jeff Jones: How do you encourage collaboration?Jeff Jones: What do you tell a team that has failed?B. Bonin Bough: How did you find your last great idea?C.C. Chapman: How do you handle mistakes?George Slessman: How do you give difficult feedback to a team leader?Landor On Getting The Most From A Packaging RedesignThe 3 Airports Most Likely To Spread DiseaseGroupon And Its Pivots: A Mega, Meta Mash-Up Of The NewsThe Trend For London 2012: Super Minimal Olympic SitesBeyoncé Lends Music and Star Power to World Humanitarian DayA Laser To Test Whether Or Not You’ve Eaten Your PeasA School Desk That Can Save Lives During An EarthquakeStretching The Boundaries Of What A City Hall Can BeThe White Cliffs Of Dover–Now With More AbsBlackBerry’s Bizarre PivotNot Driving? Getaround Lets You Make Cash By Renting Your Idle Car For Months At A TimeComing To Venice: A Floating Cinema By Ole ScheerenA Godzilla-Sized, Animated Mural Of Tokyo, Created By A 16-Person TeamPortland, Seattle Duke It Out For World’s Most Nature-Inspired BuildingThe Olympics’ Funnest Event So Far: It’s Dangleboris!The Future Of Fuel, Imagined By The Oil And Gas IndustryLondon 2012: Wow. Pow. CiaoDolphin Whistles Help Solve The Mysteries Of The CosmosTotal Hilarity: Actors Reading Ridiculous Yelp ReviewsVisualizing Our Cellular Structure, In WatercolorHow The “Internet Of Things” Is Turning Cities Into Living OrganismsHeadphones For Cats: Just One Idea From Spur, A New One-Stop Viral Video ShopFedEx Birdies With Golf-Themed CampaignThe Heliotrope House Automatically Follows The Sun Like A PlantBone-Rattling Sound: New Speakers That Are Made From BoneTwitter Knows When You’ll Get Sick Before You DoThere Are More “Fake” People On Facebook Than Real Ones On InstagramWatch This Man Build An Amazing Cardboard Bicycle That You Can Actually RideA Graphic Designer Turned Coach, Pushing For Creative CourageA Stool Made From Floating Trash, Skimmed Off The OceanYeasayer Sends Fans On an Internet Scavenger Hunt; Talks About New Album, “Fragrant World”The Food Packaging Of The Future: From Germ-Killing To Entirely EdibleBeyond Project Glass: “Sight” Offers A Look At the Future of Augmented RealityHow California Ganjapreneurs Are Laying The Groundwork For A New Green EconomyHas Apple Filed A Patent For Microsoft’s Surface Smart Cover?Infographic: A Map Of Every Big Idea, EverSolar Soldiers: MC10’s Testing Its Flexible Energy Harvesters With The U.S. ArmyAdvertising Comes Back To Sao Paulo Streets–Via GraffitiGoogle’s Quirky New London HQ: Fit For Mr. BeanTo Boost Both Productivity And Morale, Start A Campaign For ClaritySony, Sharp Report Big Losses As LCD TV Sales SlipThe First Cut Is The Deepest: Taking On The Most Painful Parts Of A TurnaroundThe Untapped Value Of ComplainersThe 5-Part Formula For Growth6 Steps To A More Mindful Company CultureWith Online Video, You Have 20 Seconds To Capture Your Viewer. 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Long Live VacationDropbox Admits To User Data Theft, Bolsters SecurityGoogle Fiberhoods: Better Than Tupperware PartiesMapping Out A Successful Scaling StrategyThe Next Generation Of Android MalwareAmazon Instant Video Comes To The iPadWhat Every CEO Can Learn From The Olympics’ Wacky Opening CeremonyDo Books Need A Beta Version? Analytics For Books Pave The WayHow Astia’s Sharon Vosmek Helps Close The Funding Gap For Women Entrepreneurs5 Ways To Foster Fanatical Brand AdvocatesGoogle Wallet Uses The Cloud To Support All Credit Cards [UPDATED]Stripe’s John and Patrick Collison On Why You Should Avoid Y Combinator ClonesThe Fast Company Guide To The 2012 London OlympicsHey, Q-Bert! We Found The Ice Cube You Always WantedInfographic: Our Insanely Expensive War On DrugsFor-Profit Colleges Great for Shareholders, Not StudentsSnoop Dogg’s PivotBefore The Olympic Veneer, Photos Of The Real LondonA Cheeky, High-Tech Sculpture That Shows Only Yesterday’s WeatherTurning A Library Into A Maker SpaceMos Def Channels Muhammad Ali in Louis Vuitton’s Striking SpotsRumor Patrol: How Apple Could Surprise Us With A New iPod NanoA Photographer Color-Codes Her Life, In Stunning Still LifesA New Warning System To Keep You From Driving Into Cyclists“Medal Count” Boils Olympics Down To Hardcore StatsOutlook Is Microsoft’s Answer To Everything You’ve Ever Hated About HotmailSolar, A Weather App With A Rothko-Esque UILanvin Trades Teen Models For Real-Life Stylistas In Its Fall/Winter campaignSmart Fire Alarm Separates Nuisances From The Real Thing5 Ways To Generate Sales From B2B PRCell Phone As Farm Tool: Mobile Payments Are Changing The Lives Of African FarmersMinnesota Courts Cyclists With A New Mobile Platform“You Are Here” Makes Art Out Of Lost Olympic TouristsGillette Lights Up the Night With Olympic-Sized HologramsThe Unsung Heroes On The Front Line Of Protecting Endangered SpeciesNike’s Olympic Gear For Athletes Without CountriesBrewster: A Better, Free Way To Manage iPhone ContactsA New Point System Lets You Measure The Sustainability Impact Of AnythingHow To Shoot A Polar BearHow AT&T Integrated Olympic Results Into Its Ads So Darn FastHow A UI For Autistics Led To Better Online ShoppingMicrosoft’s Elegant New Tablet Accessories Make Surface Easier To UseBoomerang Brings Your Friends To Social Gifting Game With A Million Dollars Of Lightbank CashHow To Thrive In The Free-Product Economy6 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Mentorship, Dear GrasshopperFacebook Adding Time-Shift “Save” For Later Facility To UpdatesThe 4 Dumbest Rules That Will Kill Your Company’s CultureWhy Customer Pain Is Your Most Important ResourceInstead Of Tracking Your Activities, Saga Tracks YouWhen Short-Term Branding Mistakes Subvert Long-Term GoalsLimited Run Alleges 80 Percent Of Its Facebook Ad Clicks Were BotsInnovation Isn’t About New Products, It’s About Changing BehaviorGoogle Acquires Social Ad Manager WildfireBetsy Myers On Barack Obama’s Most Potent Leadership QualityA New Redoubt Of Design In Italy, By John PawsonWhy Apple’s Next iPhone Is As Important As The First OneA Strange New NFL Spokesman Calls Football “Serious Fun”A Post-Apocalyptic Webseries Filmed In NYC’s Abandoned PlacesIf Companies Were Responsible For Recycling, Would We Do It More?Under No Circumstances Should You Call Little Caesars PizzaBraun’s New Super-Simple, Super-Legible Alarm ClockA Designer Imagines Miniature, Wi-Fi-Enabled Parks On WheelsA 269-Sqft House That Looks Like A Living SculptureBMW Drivers Constantly Reminded What It Feels Like to Drive A BMWGlitchy Music Videos Turn Post-It Notes And Broccoli Into MagicA Touch-Screen Watch Asks If Luxury Timepieces Can Go Digital8 Beloved Pop-Culture Families Immortalized In Colored Pencil: Huxtables, Drapers, McFlys, Oh My!A Parking Lot That Turns Into A HouseUltimat Vodka Hits Overachievers Where They Live–The OfficeBig Data On Campus Is Like A Keg Stand For Your BrainA School Chair Designed For Squirmy KidsVacation, UnpluggedIronic Roadkill Taxidermy Explores Our Troubled Relationship With A Disappearing Natural WorldWooden Crank Turns The iPad Into A Magical Music Box“Like Sonny And Cher–With More Google Analytics”Why No One Will Watch Your Crappy Corporate “Viral” Video, And How To Fix ItCan The Sharing Economy Solve Global Hunger?Infographic: What’s Different About The 2012 Olympics? Social Media, BasicallyA Pre-Fab Sustainable Village To Create Smart GrowthHow Zach Anner and Reddit Cofounder Alexis Ohanian Are Reinventing the Travel Show for the WebThe Job Interview From HellTurning NYC’s Iconic MetroCard Into A Massive Urban GameAfter South Korea Telecom Hack, 8.7 Million Customers’ Details Sold To TelemarketersMap Wars: Nook Gets Maps, Navigation, Location-Based Services, As Barnes & Noble Battles Google, AppleOlympics Attendees Asked To Cool It With The TweetsThe Business Turnaround Tactics Of Restaurant: Impossible’s Robert IrvineEverything I Need To Know About Life I Learned On My Nonprofit Board9 Steps To Finally Shutting Up And Learning To Listen