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Sara Horowitz: Labor’s Renaissance WomanL.A., We Have A ProblemA Stackable Chess Set Designed For 21st-Century ManufacturingCan We Fight Poverty And Climate Change At The Same Time?11 Tricks For Battling Creative Blocks, From Leading CreativesLightweight Lamps Make Use Of Your Household ClutterConan O’Brien: When should you worry about profit?Alexa von Tobel: How do you maintain the culture as the company grows?K.C. Blonski: How do you handle mistakes?Worker-Owned Cooperatives Offer A Vision Of A Different Kind Of CapitalismThis Week In Bots: Digging For Moon Water, Droids Going Mobile, And Swarming RoboBeesSnoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot” Becomes Snoop Lion’s Hot Pockets CommercialInfographic: How Much Money Will Solar Panels Save You?A Concept Airline Eases The Pain Of Traveling With ToddlersDavid Fincher Beseeches Us All (Individually) To Kick In For “The Goon” Kickstarter Campaign10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Tattoos, The Rock, And MoreCan Scientists Create A Robotic Bee?Psychological Fatigue Is The Silent Productivity Killer–But Extreme Teamwork Can Subvert ItNewfound Notoriety For A Prophetic Polymath Of Italian Design“Duck Dynasty” Game Involves More Tweeting Than QuackingAn IED-Eating Robot Finds A New Line Of WorkTurning Old Phone Booths Into Digital Information HubsJeff Jervik: How do you inspire your staff?New One Kings Lane Campaign Maintains That “Design Is Never Done”Finally, A More Exciting Design For Wind PowerInfographic: We’ve Become The United States Of StarbucksBusy Day? Here Are Some Great, One-Second Films For YouHow a Tony-Nominated Broadway Director Pitch-Perfected His Film DebutWith Lifestyle Deals, eBay Takes On Groupon, Google, Amazon, And OthersPeter Rojas: How do you handle email?Your Next Doctor Might Be Your CarNirav Tolia: How do you inspire others?U.S. Defense Secretary Goes In Hard On Cyber-AttacksPheed Launches A Social Network That Feels Like A Mash-Up Of Every Social Network You UseRevamped Ritani Marries Online And In-Store Jewelry ShoppingSamsung Wins Latest Round In Its Patent Spat With AppleDon’t Reinvent The Wheel, Reinvent The Guitar PickSimplicity, The Most Powerful Branding PrincipleThe Career Value Of A “Pointless” SabbaticalWhat If A Legendary Harvard Professor Mentored You?Why Your Company Needs A Full-Time, Idea-Killing Chief Dissent OfficerJeff Bezos Reveals Amazon Makes No Dough On Its HardwareVoice Recognition? Pshaw. Samsung Brings Handwriting Recognition To Smartphones, TabletsPoised For A Comeback? Danish Architects Reinvent The Geodesic DomeLounge Chairs That Give A Crafty Nod To Stained GlassWill Watching These Sad Bears Get Fat Finally Make You Put Down The Soda?A Floating Dreamscape Made From Hundreds of KitesThe Role Of Patents In The Battle Of Android Vs. AppleIs Originality Overrated?Adorable Kids, Skydiving Granny Star In Fidelity’s “Saving Stories”An Entrepreneur And A Neuroscientist Walk Into A BarAn Intimate Portrait Of Innovation, Risk, And Failure Through Hipstamatic’s LensSifting Through Idolatry and Copycats, Piecing Together Gerrit Rietveld’s LegacyCan A Motivated Group Of People Change The Way Markets Work For The Better?Bricks And Maybe Buildings Made From A Wasted Resource: BloodThis Branding Vigilante Is Saving His Town With A Rogue WebsiteElectric Cars Aren’t The Future Of Car Sharing–Yet“Monsters University” Schools You On How Movie Tie-In Websites Should LookCan A Font Make Driving Safer?These Robotic Sea Turtles May Soon Guard The OceansJack Dorsey, Eric Schmidt Back Peek, Another Beautiful Curated Travel StartupAn Alternate, Bizarro-World Childhood For Steve JobsA Tablet Web Browser That Finds The Good Stuff For YouOyster: A Spotify For BooksSamsung And Spotify Duet With A New Smart TV AppMeryl Streep, Amy Poehler, and More “Draw The Line” for Women’s Reproductive RightsMeet The Navy’s New ‘MacGyverBot’World-Class Buildings For The Underserved, At Under $10kTo No One’s Surprise, People Don’t Like When Facebook Apps Spam Your News FeedWalmart’s Angry Workers Use A Web Spoof To Rain On The Company’s Anniversary10×10 Initiates A Global Action Campaign Promoting The Education Of GirlsInfographic: How Romney Crushed Obama In The First DebateUnboxing The Android iPhoneCreators! Submit! Top Digital Comics Distributor Opens Its Platform to Independent ArtistsWant Me Get Me Gets You The VIP Treatment In Any HotelTwitter Users Are Female, Like Purple And Have 208 FollowersThe Walking Dead’s Glen Mazzara On Managing the Undead WayScouring Africa For Impactful Projects To Turn Into Beautiful MoviesInfographic: The Cost Of A Famous Logo? From $0 To $211 MillionHuawei Looks To Britain To Aid Its Expansion PlansDon’t Fear The Frontier: 5 Keys To Opening A New OfficeYour Career Depends On Telling Good Decisions From Bad. But Do You Know How?Drawing The Line Between Clever And Creepy With Customer DataHow To Connect People Who Are Fired Up For ChangeMust-Tweet TV: How The Pioneers Of Social Television Turn Viewers Into VIPsNo Filter: How Hipstamatic Pivoted Into A Flat SpinLenovo Elbows HP Aside To Become Number One PC SupplierTracking Hulu’s Harrowing PathHulu Struggles To Survive The Influence Of Its Parent Companies [Update]Anatomy Of A Redesign: How eBay Pieced Together A New E-Commerce MachineTable Salt and Electricity Come Together for Cheap, Clean WaterThis Chair is Made From A Magically Bent Sheet Of WoodStackable Glassware Inspired By The Science LabUnboxing The Android iPhone SlideshowA Photographer Rediscovers Russia’s Lost Avant-Garde ArchitectureThe Future Of Impact Investing Goes Beyond Individual BusinessesKickstarting: A Modern Take On The Classic Miner’s’s Jason Goldberg Lists The 90 Lessons He Learned As A FounderiPod Designer And Nest Thermostat Creator Tony Fadell On The Genesis Of InnovationSony Is Your Own Personal “Q” In New “Skyfall” GameRe-creating The Poster That Inspired A Beatles ClassicHow Chris Hardwick Persuaded Tom Hanks To Appear On His PodcastAs A City Remakes Itself, Putting Forward A Quietly Radical PlanHively’s Surveying Secret: Keep It Simple As An Emoticon!!!! : )Groupon’s New POS Is The Latest Tool In Its Kit For Local BusinessesTracking The Emissions Of Every Single Power Plant On EarthMercedes-Benz Adds Twitter Control To Latest TV CampaignApplying Design Thinking To The Student Loan NightmareWhat’s Missing From This Starbucks Store? The BrandingMeet the Creators: Tom Jenkins And Simon Sharp Trade Viral Shorts For A Studio FilmHow Do You Enjoy A Downpour Without Getting Wet? Welcome To The Rain RoomGenetically Engineered Bacteria Become The World’s Most Efficient Plastic FactoryStripe Launches Connect, Simplifies Online PaymentsFood Network Goes Back To The Future With New Cooking AppsEpic Sculptures Made From Old VHS TapesObjective-Sea: A Reality Show About Tech Geeks That Won’t Make Us Question Humanity, MaybeTo Achieve Your Goals, Learn How To Hack Your BrainShipping Container Computer Labs Connect Kids With Mentors Around The WorldCollaboration Isn’t Always Pretty–Behind The Emmy-Winning VFX For “Game Of Thrones”4 Innovation Strategies From Big Companies That Act Like StartupsTech Firms Sit Down To Patent Talks In GenevaCanada’s “National Security Exception” Could Pose A Problem For Huawei and ZTEiPad Mini Will Be Wi-Fi OnlyWhat Companies Like Taco Bell And Corning Do To Truly Transform4 Principles To Help Your Startup Grow UpThe Tale Of TiVo And Why Great Brands Fall From GraceHow Target’s CEO Inspires Teamwork At A Massive ScaleNo Filter: How Instagram Caused Hipstamatic To Lose Focus And Gamble On SocialThe Latest Local Deals Provider Is Your CarWhy Is AOL Making Moves In Social-Mobile Gaming?Twitter Just Bought A Video Startup. Now What?A Novel Side Table Made From A Single Piece Of Blown GlassChildproofing A Hidden Menace, The Spray BottleHow Lasers And A Competitive Streak Led To The LEDUndrip’s Secret To Staying Fast Without Losing Your LooksSprawling, Grandiose Paintings Made From Humble Jammed PrintersCreating An All-Natural Solar Panel From… Spinach?“What’s The Mystery?” And Other Mysterious Questions Brad Pitt Asks For ChanelBiz Stone On What It Feels Like When Your Startup Takes OffDyson Invents A Vac Brush That Makes Hair Tangles ImpossibleAnimated Short Shows How Surviving Tropical Forests Are Like War VeteransBMW Wants To Teach You How To Drive Like A ProArianna Huffington On What Success Means To HerA Can’t-Miss Show In NYC, Examining Warhol’s Massive LegacyMake Some Cash On Your Car While You’re In The AirCalling All Wes Cravens: Vimeo and Lionsgate Spawn a Spoof Horror Film CompetitionLocalData, An App That Helps Communities Do Their Own Urban PlanningThe Biological Internet That Could One Day Program Artificial OrgansMyspace’s Comeback Strategy: Giving Music A Totally New LookThis Fully Accurate Simulation Of Real Cities Lets Planners See Their Work In ActionOn Failure and SuccessSh*t Girls Say: Now An Arty Photo Series, Not Just A VideoAdorable Alert: Cow & Gate Pushes The Cute Envelope In New SpotNow A Facebook Connect App, BranchOut Builds A LinkedIn CompetitorDirector Rian Johnson’s Full-Length Spoiler: A Downloadable “Looper” Commentary TrackThe Hall Pass Tour Brings Music And Empowerment To Kids Who Need ItMissed Connection? Craigslist Slowly Adds MapsSoundCloud-Getty Images Partnership Enables Easy Sound LicensingSleep 2.0: Circadian Sleep Masks Make Any Time BedtimeTelefonica To Sell Customer Data To Retailers8 Crazy Ocean Power Plants That Make Energy From The SeaTranslated From The English: How To Americanize A Hit Show “The Inbetweeners” WayHuawei and ZTE Answer Home Security Committee’s ‘Unsafe’ AccusationsReal Disney Magic: Gadgets That Know Who You Are, Just By TouchGoogle Teaming Up With Samsung For The Nexus 10 TabletThe Rules Of Successful Skunk Works ProjectsAs Chocolate Is To Peanut Butter, Strategy Is To TacticsThe End Of The “Female-Friendly” WorkplaceWhy Your Company Needs To Empower Its Front-Line WorkersBelieve Entertainment Group Pioneers New Ways To Connect Users To Brands And TalentCold Calls, RIP: Sell More By Selling SociallyNo Filter: Inside Hipstamatic’s Lost Year Searching For The Next Killer Social AppFacebook To Introduce Want Button For RetailersA Wearable Mapmaking Device To Create An Image Of Where You WalkAn Installation Celebrates The Creative Act Of CopyingWill London Be The First City With Commuter Swim Lanes?Office Facetime Vs. ResultsSteve Jobs’ Early Years Get A Music Video TreatmentMVRDV’s New Library Is A Glittering Monument To ReadingNYC’s New Branded MetroCards Let You Score Discounts At Gap, Domino’s, And MoreThe Simplest Way To End Poverty Might Be To Just Give Money AwayNew Cyberattack Threatens American BanksA Room Where You Can Walk In The Rain But Stay DryFrom “Ghee” To IT: How The Bill Gates Of India Seized A Billion Dollar OpportunityWhen Your Fans Hack Your Brand, Praise ThemWhy Discipline Trumps IntellectMeet The New Joneses, Who Buy Everything SecondhandSeriously: An iPad App That Teaches Pre-Schoolers Good Email HabitsBy Owning Her Eating Disorder, Lady Gaga Models LeadershipMultiple Questloves Bring It For The 2012 AdColor AwardsA Co-Working Space For People Who Give A Damn Explodes In Los AngelesA Mesmerizing Photographic Ode To The CircleATMs Go Virtual To Bring Banking To The Most Remote LocationsAn App That Calculates How Much It Will Cost To Charge Your EVDisney Creates A Method To Turn Any 3-D Surface Into A DisplayTribute to Amateur Boxing Club, The Fitzroy Lodge, Packs an Emotional PunchIran Blocks Media File DownloadsBen Lang Is “Somewhere In The Desert,” Mapping The “Startup Nation”The Beam Toothbrush Knows If You’re Not Brushing EnoughXbox’s “Fable” Has Hex Appeal; Lets You Destroy WebsitesThe Great Tech War Of 2012: On The Mobile Pay Front [Updated]Haitian Villagers Are Sure Sorry to Hear About Your #firstworldproblemsA Gorgeous Exploration Of The New Visual Language Of SustainabilityThe Other Legacy: Inside Collaboration Lab OscilloscopeWith Polycom’s New App, Take Your Videoconference To The Cloud, Talk With Facebook, Google, Skype9 Artists Who Stretch The Rules Of Tattoo DesignGoogle In Breach Of E.U. Privacy Laws, Say CommissionersA $70,000 Wooden Bike, Crafted Like A Century-Old ChairFor A Finer Forecast, Pull Apart The FutureYouTube Increases Funding To Web ChannelsDo You Smell What @TheRock Is Tweeting?5 Keys To Leading Your Company During High-Stakes GrowthGood Fail, Bad Fail: What Made Caterpillar And Unmade EnronHuawei And ZTE A National Security Risk, Says CongressDataminr Hooks Financial Firms On SpeedFrank Bober: How do you take innovation off the table and into the market?Whitney Johnson: How did you find your last great idea?Kat Cole: What do you tell a team that has failed?Lisa Lampanelli: Have you made a mistake that ultimately helped shape you?