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If Miles Davis Taught Your Office To ImproviseStop Hailing A Taxi And Come Ride With Uber CEO Travis KalanickSupermodel Liya Kebede Connects Traditional Ethiopian Weavers To New York’s Hottest BoutiquesiPad Hands-On: New York Times Fires Up Video, We Take Requests Via Twitter [Video]iPad: Easy Enough for a 5-Year-Old?Take A Journey Through The Universe With This Incredible 3-D MapMCP 2012In Other Words, Get Your Copy Today!Tina Roth Eisenberg’s 8 Mantras For SuccessHow To Build Your House On A Giant’s BackHyatt Shifts Toward A Boutique Hotel Vibe, Using Local Sources2 Days, One City, Many Hats For Multi-Hyphenate Creator Julie DelpyBBC America’s “Mugshot Yourself” App Transports You Back In Time, Behind BarsThe Week That Was: Comic Sans Portraits, Nike For Oscar Pistorius, And Olympics BrandingReinventing The Lazy Susan, A Suburban IconPocket Some Cash From Your Empty Parking SpaceWatch: A Charming Stop-Motion Video, Lambasting Our Internet ObsessionA Minimalist, Manual Paper-Shredder For The Home OfficeIranian Progress On Walled National IntranetDon’t Be A Mook, Eat Real CheeseHow iRobot Reimagined The Roomba As A DoctorInside The Shell Of An Old Bunker, Denmark’s WWII History Comes AliveArt Made Of Table Salt, Hundreds Of Hours In The MakingKidney-For-iPad Trial Begins In ChinaTrapit Promises Better Browsing And Targeted Content On IPadOn YouTube, A Thriving Scene Of Sign-Language PerformanceCall Me (Or Email Me), Maybe?Young Entrepreneurs Find A Use For Wasted Food: Feeding The HungryMeet the Creators: Lexical Gap Is The Trio Behind Instagram Panopticon, “This Is Now”Peter Rojas: How do you get people on board with a good idea?Infographic: Predicting The Spread Of HIV, With A Virtual Community Of 150,000Google Vs. Your Weather AppA New Economic Bill Of Rights To Create National HappinessDirector Tony Gilroy on Creating Action Scenes The “Bourne” WayEmails Leaked In Blizzard HackOne Of Facebook’s Top Designers Is Leaving, To Fund Designer-Led Start-UpsHow Olympic Uniforms–And Your Hoodie–Can Be Made In The U.S.A.You Didn’t Google ThatOMG, Your Fridge Has The Cutest Profile Pic Ever!Lessons In Productive ProcrastinationStarbucks CEO Howard Schulz: Cash is going to be obsoleteYou Have To Learn To Love To FailThe Call That Could Get You HiredSEO Isn’t What You Think It IsFEED Granola: Crunchy Duo Parlays Good Looks Into Good Eats, Good DeedsViktoria Harrison of charity: water Quenches Her Thirst for PhilanthropyChange Generation: Nora Abousteit on Her Close-Knit Virtual Sewing Circle BurdaStyle.comThe Pivot That Changed The WorldBook Freshener Adds Some Real Life Smells to Your E-booksGojee’s Mike Lavalle On The Key Insight That Turned The Site Into Foodie ParadiseHow Chegg Found A Textbook Rental Goldmine In A College Classifieds HaystackAn Insider’s History Of How A Podcasting Startup Pivoted To Become TwitterJames Hong’s Pivot From Rating To Dating: The HotOrNot StoryReid Hoffman On PayPal’s Pivoted Path To SuccessHipmunk Took The Agony Out Of Flying Then Pivoted To Hotel BookingBilly Chasen’s $2 Million Pivot From QR Codes To Turntable.fmHow Eric Ries Coined “The Pivot” And What Your Business Can Learn From ItWhy Did Starbucks Choose Square?Apple And Facebook Stole Fast Society’s Mojo, Here’s How It RalliedDish Network Says Ranchers, Farmers Don’t Care About AMC, So We Asked Real Ranchers, FarmersFTC Google SettlementIs That A Miniature Chimney In Your Living Room?Brazil To Grow Even More Biofuel, From All The Biofuel It Already HasAn Ingenious Washing Machine Made Of Little More Than A BucketElegant Student Housing, For Future Veterinarians On-Call At All HoursPeer Pressure: What Microloans And Your Next Group Purchase Might Have In CommonA Green Business Rating System, Created By Middle School StudentsThe Ultimate Bed For Fighting CouplesThe Key To A Thriving Creative Class? Give Artists Their Own Real Estate Developers [Slideshow]The Chemical Brothers + Tron-Like Visuals = Olympic SensorygasmNokia Responds To Consumer Criticism About Lumia 900 Without Windows Phone 8Oscar Niemeyer Gets 3-D Treatment In Latest VisionaireWhy Is Vringo Spending $31 Million On Hundreds of Nokia Patents? Ask UnderdogSocial media is all too often seen as this ‘me too’ bandwagon without any clear thought and strategy applied to it.The Key To A Thriving Creative Class? Give Artists Their Own Real Estate DevelopersA Gentler Fish Farm, Powered By A Geodesic DomeA Fun “Counting Song” For Children Whose Spirits Need Some Early CrushingNot Necessarily Next: PortendingEw! A Pulsating Dress Made Of Realistic Fake Skin [NSFW]Smart Sockets Let You Control Your Power From Your PhoneWith Partly Cloudy, Your iPhone Displays The Weather Like A ClockThe Most Disturbing, Disgusting, And Dodgy Uses Of 3-D PrintingYour Fat Is Putting You At Risk For A Deadly Car AccidentWill Mining For Rare Earth Metals Destroy Greenland?In the Future, Advertising For Robots Will Probably Look Like ThisAgent Provocateur Puts a Sexy Spin on “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” Monica Cruz In New VideoA Survey Of Ettore Sottsass’s Late MasterpiecesBuzzfeed Google EmailPulse Launches A Newsy Web App With A Hand From MicrosoftPivoting To Create A Smart CityHow Nike Made Track Spikes For Oscar Pistorius’s Carbon Fiber BladesSignpost Connects Businesses With Customers When The Daily Deal Is DoneHow To Create A Company That Won’t Fail? Put Women On Your BoardDror Benshetrit Opens A Shared Office For Hand-Picked CreativesA Movement To Teach Young Designers To Build Experimental BikesThe Most Adorable Shark Attack You’ve Ever SeenOUYA Crosses Kickstarter Finish Line With $8.5 MillionBefore Green Eggs: See The Advertising Work Of Dr. SeussWhen The Internet Is Your Brain: “H+” Depicts The Dark Future Of Physical ComputingA Face Drawn Using Only Letters From Comic SansGoogle Tests Gmail Emails In Search ResultsMeet The Research Scientist Who Is Turning YouTube Into A Data GoldmineRepeat After Me: Your Company Needs A MantraHow Women Lead Differently, And Why It Matters6 Simple Tips For Better Branding On PinterestThe College Hunks Hauling Junk Way Of Building Muscular CultureAaron Kwittken: When do you email vs picking up the phone?Here Are Some Really, Really Weird Public ToiletsWho’s That Woman In The Twitter Bot Profile?Important Power Players Assemble To Discuss How Social Media Can Be Used For GoodWhy Facebook’s Frequent Algorithm Tweaks Leave Some Brands Out In The ColdArmani’s “Tweet Talks” And Two Other Successful Social Media Campaigns From The Fashion WorldGot A Social Media Team? Sorry, You Hired The Wrong People7 Social Media Campaigns Charted In Order Of Success To FailureHow To Back Up Your Social Media Accounts“Pinfluence,” “Pinterest For Business” And Two Other How-To Books About Pinterest, Reviewed6 Unpleasant Truths About Social Media7 Things Your Social Media Consultant Should Tell YouCan Mindy Kaling’s 1.8 Million Twitter Followers Make Her New Sitcom A Hit?The Rules of Social MediaFacebook Meets With Agency Leaders To Discuss The Next Step In Creative AdvertisingFrom Pricey Investments to Fickled Followers, A Run Down Of Social Media By The NumbersBaratunde Thurston Confesses How His Twitter Spamming Almost Killed “The Onion”How To Create Quick, Affordable 3D Renderings Of Rooms (If It Was Doable)Is This The Jeff Bezos Of Russia?How Coursera, A Free Online Education Service, Will School Us AllAxe’s Highly Scientific, Typically Outrageous And Totally Irresistible Selling Of LustThe Rise And Fall Of The Company That Was Going To Have Us All Using BiofuelsTech Wildcatters’ Gabriella Draney Aims To Make North Texas The Next Innovation HubSeedcamps’ Reshma Sohoni: “If All A Local Accelerator Does Is Get You Into The Next Accelerator, You’re In Big Trouble”TechStars’ David Tisch Highly Recommends, Well, TechStarsA Stylish Mini-Fridge That Slides Open Like A DrawerFour Modular Pieces Designed For Space-Constrained City DwellersSkullcandy’s New “Supreme Sound” Headphones Shifts Its Focus Back To MusicThis “Blur Sofa” Literally Fades From White To RedEd Welburn’s Eye For Design Is Bringing GM Back To Its Glory DaysSo Long, Pagers: How WaitAway And Other Wait Apps Are Changing Restaurants, DMVs And MoreCAA For Nyan Cats: How Viral Spiral Helps The Meme-Famous Profit From Their 15 MinutesThree Ways Politicians And Entrepreneurs Are Helping To Make Higher Education More AffordableA Chip Switch: Popchips Pops Into The Tortilla GameCrowding Around: A Rundown Of Kickstarter WannabesConference Calendar September 20123 Ways To Beat A Creative SlumpNew Cable Network “DogTV” Airs Programming For Stay-At-Home-DogsVh1’s New Show “Miss You Much” Is “Where Are They Now” All Over AgainPPR Turns To Social Media Site TheFancy To Promote Fashion Design CompetitionSleep For Sale, Swiss­ôtel Aims To Leave Jet Lag In The SkyTwo New Experimental Schools Attempt To Redesign EducationThe Brand Inspired By The “Seinfeld” Soup Nazi Hits Supermarket Shelves, 17 Years LaterFoie Gras Nutella And Pigs Feet Pho: Edible Innovation From Portland’s Foodie SceneTweets In Space Is An Art Project That Beams Your Tweets To AliensSilicon What? Three Innovation Hubs Outside The ValleyThe Numbers Are In: We’ll Pay Big For 3D FlicksWhy Big Coffee Is Betting On Single-Serve CupsFast Fixes September 2012Checking Back In With The Students Of Beijing’s Second HighMauro Porcini Leaves 3M For PepsiCoReader’s Feedback: June 2012Meet The Tweeters: The Faces Behind Brands’ Social Media Accounts, In Their Natural HabitatsThe Recommender: David Lauren, Raina Kumra, And More On What They’re Loving This MonthFarming Bamboo To Save African ForestsThis Office Chair Is Built For Wiggly BottomsWhy Do VCs Still Love Social Media?Why A $45 Million Face-Lift Will Make Walking Through Times Square Suck A Lot LessFrom The Editor: The Rise In Anti-Social BehaviorHuge Inc.’s Joe Stewart On Mantras That Mean SomethingCreating Shared Value In A Newly Democratic CountryPandora ConfessionalA Device For Saving People Trapped In Collapsed BuildingsHow Do You Manage A Design Classic, When Tastes Change Constantly?If You’re Not On Facebook, Employers Might Consider You FishyYour brand is as defined by the consumers you want as it is by the consumers you don’t want.Infographic: Our Fast-Food Preferences As A Window Onto PoliticsItaly Struggles With A Potential SupervolcanoEye-Blitzing Op Art Offers A Low-Tech View Of Computer WizardryLunch Special: Google Hosts An Ad-Focused Hangout On “Agile Creativity”Can You Name These Young Actors From New York Public Library’s New iBook Collection?A123 Systems’ Lithium Battery Tech Finds An Investor In ChinaNYPD, Microsoft Launch All-Seeing “Domain Awareness System” With Real-Time CCTV, License Plate Monitoring [Updated]Human Body On A Chip Could Speed Up Drug DevelopmentHow not to get hackedFor A Real Revolution, Occupy Madison AvenueLena Dunham, Jon Hamm Incept An Ad for New Yorker’s iPhone AppChildren Who’ve Walked In On Parents Going At It: Ragu Feels Your PainTim Ferriss On What A Muse Can Do For YouVerge CyborgsYour Newest Colleague? A Machine That Makes Design SuggestionsApple And Amazon Consider Changes To Security PoliciesMaps Show The Incredible Potential Of Renewable EnergyAudubon 2.0: Cruelty-Free Portraits Of Amazing BirdsLadies And Gentlemen: See Two Faces Of Gender Identity In Stunning “Half Drag” PhotosPortland Hours Turns Your Time Into CurrencyHow Shazam Uses Its 5 Billion Tags To Predict Your Summer HitsiPhone Sensors Test If Your Food Really Is OrganicA Collaborative Animation Platform, From Chris Milk, Aaron Koblin, And GoogleWhy Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every EducationThe College Dorm You Wish You Lived In5 Tips For Living From Craigslist–For FreeSquare Payments Coming To A Starbucks Near YouWhat Hunting For A Mate Teaches You About Great DesignDo You Really Need LinkedIn Premium?5 Faux Pas that Will Sink Your Client RelationshipsThe Digital Personal Assistant Problem Siri Still Hasn’t SolvedFormer Foursquare Exec Tristan Walker Shares His Secrets On How Brands And Social Can CoexistWhitePages Launches Caller ID For the Social, Mobile AgeRhapsody President: Spotify Hasn’t WonFacebook’s Latest Mobile Ad Product Advertises Other AppsPoshmark’s Friction-Free Fashion App Turns Mobile Purchasing Into PartiesAmsterdam’s EYE Film Institute Celebrates the Moviegoing ExperienceA New Super Slippery Substance Prevents Deadly BacteriaPared-Down Sculptures That Render Everyday Objects SurrealSpace Lawyers: They ExistInfographic: How The Poor Spend Their Money Vs. The Middle ClassGlasses That Turn Off The Lights, Every Time You BlinkBP Invests $100 Million In U.K. Research CollaborationKIND Pay It Forward CampaignWorld’s First Deep-Sea Mining Project Gets ApprovalA Stunning Survey Of Pics By Eero Saarinen’s In-House PhotogWhy Creative Ideas Get RejectedFix Your Least Favorite Potholes In Exchange For Volunteer Work, Charity DonationsA Padlock With A Digital UI: Surprisingly UsefulMentos Singapore Wants You To Score on National DayRemembering Robert Hughes, The Art World’s Guardian Of RageWhy Your Brand Should Piss Someone OffHow To Stop The U.S. From Turning Into ItalyThe Link Between Quietness And ProductivityWallpaper Designed To Cover An Entire BuildingAnd Shazam! 5 Billion Songs, TV Ads, And Shows TaggedBuilding A Functional Wheelchair Out Of LegosLost Photos Helps You Find Pictures Buried In GmailBelgian Radio Station Joe FM Shows Us How To Punch Above Your Ad Budget WeightHow Technology Is Changing China, Through The Photos Of A Global Tech EthnographerPortraits Of Woody Allen and Lebron James, In The Spirit Of LichtensteinHow Cute Socks Conquered The WorldAntony and the Johnsons And Marina Abramovic Explore Workplace Angst In Bloody New VideoKatalyst’s Thrash Lab Channel Launches “Dream Bigger”Stanford Students Invent A Respirator Mask To Save BabiesWikipedia PoliticoYoung Workers Of The World Get Dressed In Levi’s New Global Campaign, “This Is A Pair Of Levi’s”Gamesys Launches Facebook’s First Gambling AppThe Rise And Fall Of The Company That Was Going To Have Us All Using BiofuelsHow Axe Built A Highly Scientific, Totally Irresistible Marketing Machine Built On LustChirp: An App That Uses A Song To Share PicsMicrosoft Revamps Windows Phone Developer SystemWhy The Next Big Thing Won’t Come From A Fortune 500 CompanyHow Leaders Build Trust8 Ways To Coax New Ideas To The SurfaceThe Nike+ Fuelband, Transformed Into An Interactive Music VideoThe Axe World Descends Into Dual-Gender AnarchyTNR Book Review QuoteSparkTruck: A “Bookmobile” That Brings Rapid Prototyping to School KidsLandfills Are The Mines Of The FutureArtist Encrypts Human Rights Charter Into An Apple’s DNAYouSnub: Apple’s Next iOS Will Be Google-FreeA Minneapolis Optician’s Shop Gets Architectural EyewearOne Down, Google To Go As AOL Settles With Vringo In Patent SuitJohn P. Holdren On The Mars Rover LandingSeptember Launch Date For New Nokia Windows Phone?A Portable Beach House, Built On SledsGoogle Streetview, Rendered In ASCII Code To Look Like The MatrixMeet The Creators: The Boys Behind “Boys,” Peter Moses And Frank CappelloA Look Inside Pipa, Brazil’s First Start-Up IncubatorShark Week, Thunderclap Form Voltron Of AwesomenessMaelle Gavet: The Jeff Bezos Of RussiaEdgeFuse: A Pinterest For Making WeaponsThe Mars Rover Landing Celebrated In The Medium Of OreoJonathan Adler And Rebecca Minkoff: The Mentorship Masterminds Of DailyCandy’s Startup Contest“Chick-Fil-A Confessional” Offers Absolution For The Conflicted EaterSweeping Landscapes Painted On A High School Teacher’s White BoardA Chemical Carpet Finds Landmines Hidden UndergroundSyrian Students Hold Facebook ProtestSkillshare Rethinks Education By Putting Projects, Not Lectures, OnlineBeach Art That Washes Away With Every High TideJason Baptiste: How do you go from brainstorming to execution?A Library Of Samples From Pregnant Women To Help Disease ResearchTawheed Kader: How do you use social media?Paula Balzer: How do you encourage a culture of creativity and innovation?Does Studying Economics Make You Greedy?Look Who’s Talking Now: Nuance Announces Voice-IDing Speech-To-Text SoftwarePictograms For The Olympic Feats Of Everyday LifeSmart Cities Should Be More Like Lean StartupsThe Mars rover has landed! Scenes From The “Oscars For Geeks”Infographic: A Gargantuan Map Of The InternetFinally, An App That Tells You How Much Ryan Gosling’s WorthWhat Higher Education Will Look Like In 2020The Creators Of “Workaholics” On Keeping The Stupid And Weird In Your Creative ProcesseBay Tests Same-Day Delivery In San FranciscoThe Surprisingly Smart Strategy Behind London’s Infamous Olympic BrandingMcDonald’s Wants You to Appear In Its Olympics AdsMothers Of Invention: How Moms Help Huggies InnovateWhat Leaders Do When They’re At Their BestHow To Bring Your Favorite Big Name Author To Your Tiny TownManaging Your Moods For More Effective LeadershipGolden Opportunity: 10 Famous People Who Started Their Careers At McDonald’s (And Loved It)Baidu Employees Sacked, Then Arrested, After Accepting Bribes