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Kickstarter Backers Pledged $606.76 Per Minute Last YearA DIY Kit To Determine If Your Water Is ContaminatedZaha Hadid Races To Finish A Building Before Copycats Get There FirstBradley Manning’s Potential Prison Sentence ReducedLaikingland: A Company That Specializes In Charming Wind-Up GadgetsWhy Working Less Won’t Make Your HappierObama’s Skew Toward Male AppointeesSeth Godin On The Problem With E-CommunicationNate Silver Wants To Write A Book About BurritosAn Intriguing iPad Puzzle, Rendered In Just 3 ColorsHow Mobile Phones And The Internet Fight (And Help) Human TraffickingSustainable, Ethical Decisions? There’s An App For ThatTime To Ditch The Cable? Aereo Expanding To 22 New CitiesWatch the Video for David Bowie’s First Song in 10 YearsAda Louise Huxtable, The Voice Of A City, Dies At 91What Will Netflix’s New User Profiles Look Like?Sesame Street View: Big Bird Introduces Augmented Reality For PreschoolersStephen Hawking Joins Anti-Robot Apocalypse Think TankPlair: A Dongle For Streaming Videos From Your Phone To TVTarget Vows To Match Amazon.Com PricesWhen Hate Mail Is HilariousNeal Baer: Empowering Health and Society Through StorytellingBuilding A Map For The Insane Public Transit Of BangladeshKingston Reveals 1TB ThumbdriveLook: Scientists Catch Up With Elusive Giant SquidHulu Bucks Up For 2013 With New Original Shows And Exclusive ContentUltra Bust? Intel’s “Ultrabook” Now Cheaper, Even Less ImpressiveMatt Damon’s Fracking Film Manages To Make No One HappyWith Flu Deaths Rising, Philadelphia Hospital Creates Triage TentHow Blog Comments, Google Autocomplete Reinforce Scientific BiasHow Hackers Can Be Good For BusinessThe Cute Economy: 3-D Print Your Child’s Crayon Drawings With Crayon CreaturesIntel Aims A Smartphone At The World’s Emerging NationsFor Australians, Purple Is The New Heat WaveIn The Future, Your Clothes Will Be A Power PlantHow MTV’s Original Programming On Digital Abuse Works In The Real WorldThis Freaky Animation Was Hand-Drawn With Ink, White-Out, And CoffeeWatch: An Ingenious Lego Machine For Sorting LegosIs Apple Going To Reinvent Wind Power?Downton Abbey Has Gone To The Dogs (And Cats)Facebook Rolls Out Single-Column Timeline Redesign For New Zealand Users10 Companies On The Cutting Edge Of Sports DataFixed Connections! New Maps Make Craigslist Transactions EasierGoogle Chief Eric Schmidt Watches North Koreans Surf The WebThis Slick, Foldable Electric Bicycle Is Almost Impossible To StealHow Marketing Will Change In 2013: The Strategic ForecastFrom NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon MissionsApple’s 27-Inch iMacs Could Arrive Next MonthRedbox, Verizon Grasp At Streaming Dollars, But Their Service Makes No SenseSamsung’s New TV Hardware May Dazzle, But Just How Smart Do You Want The Software To Be?For Educators, Is A Pass-Fail Test Of Game CreationWhile You’re At CES: A Closer Look Inside Chinese Factories2013: When Tablets Beat LaptopsCan A Startup Live Inside Google? Niantic Labs, Creators Of Field Trip And “Ingress” TryPaperTab Flexible Screen Debuts At CESHow Any Company Can Harness Global Growth In 2013The Marketing Backstory Of How Intel Became A Household Name4 Timeless Qualities Of Strategic LeadersA Playful iPhone Speaker, Shaped Like A BallDigging For Underground Life To Create A Map Of Earth’s Deep BiosphereJeff Bezos On The Real Meaning Of Stock PriceYour Smartphone Is Not Your BrainMagnificent Images Of A Perfect Snowfall On The PrairieOuya’s $45,000 Game Jam3 Companies That Could Change The Way We Use Water40 Billion Downloads Put The App In AppleTicketmaster Glitch Leaves Obama Supporters Sans Inauguration TicketsAssociated Press To Allow Sponsored Tweets From Official AccountChinese AirBnb Clones Get Millions In Funding – From American InvestorsWant To Be Fast Company’s Full-Time Paid Editorial Intern?The Grammys’ New Campaign Strips Musicians Down To The EssentialsFacebook Tops Glassdoor’s List Of The 50 Best Places To Work In 2013Listen To The First 3-D-Printed Records Ever MadePeter Gabriel’s Latest App MusicTiles Is “So” 2.0Why It Doesn’t Matter If Volkswagen Owners Are Bad At SportsA Bike-Ready Picnic Basket To Brighten Your SpringiPhones And Americans: How Consumer Electronics Became A Trillion-Dollar BusinessWith $1.4 Billion Raised, 2012 Was A Banner Year For Digital Health CompaniesThis $10 Chip Turns 50 Blood Tests Into A Brilliantly Simple ChartHealth Data Company Athenahealth Goes Mobile With Acquisition Of Health Innovator EpocratesTo Really Lose Weight Ditch That Diet, Grab This Vibrating ForkShh, It’s A Secret: Silence In Skype Calls Can Hide Coded DataRanking Doritos’ “Crash the Super Bowl” FinalistsGet A Demographic And Cultural Snapshot Of Your Surroundings With This AppLego Unveils Mindstorms EV3: A Robot Kit That’s iPhone-ControlledInfographic: Every Person In The U.S. And Canada, On One Crazy, Zoomable MapTime Warner Signs Up, Pushes Roku Over 700 ChannelsDocumenting 24 Hours In The Lives Of Transportation Workers Across the GlobeWith Warner Bros. Deal, Netflix Will Stream “West Wing,” “Chuck,” “Political Animals,” MoreHard Copy: How Polaroid Is Seeking Relevance With Photo Printing Retail ConceptA Man, His Trombone, And A GoPro Make Viral Video MusicHow The Midwestern Drought Could Make Us Healthier–And Whole Foods RicherFighting Blindness With Telescope ImplantsBeautiful Microscopic Images Of Fly Brains, Crustacean Claws, And SlimeFacebook Goes To Court To Protect User Content From Defense LawyersBeautifully Mashed-Up Photos Show The Glory And Wreckage Of Detroit4 Secrets For Doing Gonzo User ResearchDr. Pepper Raises A Can To The “One of Ones”Prediction: Nate Silver Will Answer Questions On Reddit’s Ask Me Anything TomorrowDude, *There’s* Your Car: Glympse Brings Mobile Location Sharing To Ford’s Smart CarsFor a Glimpse Of The Future, Try Reading A 3.5-Inch Floppy DiskChinese Journalists Strike Against Censorship In Guandong ProvinceFord’s Sync Adds BeCouply App To Turn Drivers Into Dating MachinesThis 15-Year-Old Built An App To Help His High School Debate Team. It Could Do Much More Than ThatPlus-One This: Proof That Google Plus Will PrevailHow To Make Your Employees HappierStop Talking About Apple, And 7 Other Brand ResolutionsThanks To Social Media, It’s Easier Than Ever For Brands To Self DestructThe Darwinian Dynamics At Play In Your BusinessThe Problem With Your Elevator Pitch–And How To Fix ItIf Kickstarter Were A Store, It Might Look Something Like ThisFCToolbarThe Future Of CrowdfundingThe Leadership Lessons Of Working Your Way UpNiraj Shah: Does innovation trump growth?Rich Rudow: What is a risk worth taking?Greg Richardson: What is a risk worth taking?Gabriella Giglio: How do you ensure that your company is unique?Amy Jo Martin: Has new technology changed the way you give feedback?How One Bike Can Put A Rural Village On The Path To SuccessJason Kilar, Pioneer Of Web Video, To Leave Hulu In Q1Enjoy Your Nightmares! Shoe Soles Made Of Dentures And Other Gritty EphemeraCatmoji Is A Social Network For The Internet’s Most Cat-CrazedWarren Buffett The Proud New Owner Of The World’s Largest Solar ProjectInfographic: The Increasingly Huge Video Screens Of NFL StadiumsScared Of Genetically Modified Food? It Might Be The Only Way To Feed The WorldBusiness Predictions That Won’t Come True In 2013Kickstarting: “Finding Trust” Finds An Intimate Human-Animal BondGoogle Removes Chinese Censorship WarningsRational Or Ridiculous? A Book Of 100 Brilliantly Absurd InventionsGoogle Sends Street View To Post-Sandy Staten IslandCould Digital Music Sales Save The Music Industry?Architectural Photography That Breaks Your Brain On Second GlanceCan Citizen Scientists Be Our First Line Of Defense In Environmental Disasters?When High Fashion Meets…PokémonInside The Library of Congress’s Mission To Organize 170 Billion TweetsSnow Becomes A Canvas For Intricate, Temporary Art Works10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: iPhone Rumors, Productivity Hacks, And MoreThe Government Open-Data Program At The Root Of Energy-Efficiency StartupsAn Addictive App That Lets You Rate Anything In SecondsDesigning Packaging Isn’t Easy. Here’s All The Innovation You Don’t SeeThis Whimsical Video Beautifully Illustrates Humanity’s Dominion Over NatureOops! Rep. Tim Huelskamp’s Public Display Of iPad Affection Reveals Secret Plan To Fight John BoehnerKickstarter Gets Serious: Space Game “Elite” Wins Record $2 Million FundingTesla Installs Superchargers On The East Coast To Take Drivers From Boston To D.C.Microsoft Has One Word For FTC-Google Deal: ‘Weak’Coke’s Polar Bears Are Back In Ridley Scott-Produced FilmA Real-Life Butler Weighs In On “Downton Abbey”Former Meat Supervisor Wins $100K Judgment As A Result Of Costco’s Quality Control ObsessionMemoto Photographs Your Entire Life, Then Sorts It TooEven Gorillas Couldn’t Scratch Corning’s New Smartphone Glass (Well, Probably)New NYPD App Will Help You Fight Crime (And Make You Afraid Of The Subway)A 3-D Printer Will Soon Print You New OrgansChasing Ice–And Audience Action: How Top Docs Galvanize Causes OnlineU.S. Frowns On Google Exec Eric Schmidt’s North Korea VisitThe Secret Yardstick Driving Innovation At AOL, Beats, And MicrosoftSmart, Wearable, Invisible, Thin: 4 CES Tech Trends To Track In 2013Facebook’s Messenger Gets Voice Option As The Firm Tests VoIP Service In CanadaTwitter Rumored To Be Preparing For 2014 IPOWhat Happens When Acts Of Kindness Go SocialThe Formula For Creating Happiness At WorkWhy Playing Dumb Is A Stupid Social-Media StrategyHow REI Put A Bow On Social Marketing And Wowed CustomersWill Marketers Make 2013 The Year Of Optimization?The Morning After The Verdict Before–Google Wins Big With The FTCWhat Your Resolutions Say About Your DreamsWhy Being Boring Can Help You In BusinessStevie Wonder Brings Some Mojo To Bud Light’s Super Bowl SpotsVatican City Goes Cash-Only10 Resolutions For Social Entrepreneurs In 2013An Idea To Build A Tiny Forest In Detroit’s HeartFrench ISP Free Blocks All Web AdvertisingLooking For More Shares? Just AskTwitter’s Biz Stone And Ev Williams And Charlie Rose: The Long And Short Of Creative ConversationsSee Stars Who “Demand a Plan” to End Gun Violence Shoot People in MoviesAn Art Installation That Turns Swimming Goldfish Into MusiciansFTC, Google Come To Agreement After A Two-Year InvestigationTrying to Quit Smoking? Let These Custom Robots Do The Smoking For YouWatch: A Sci-Fi-Worthy Run Tracker From NikeKickstarting: A Flat-Pack Lamp Inspired By Model AirplanesMark Zuckerberg, Larry Page Top List Of Most Social CEOsStarbucks To Sell Square Mobile Payment Readers In Its CafesA Smart Watch With A Face Of Flickering FirefliesBike Score Rates The Best Biking Cities In North AmericaStarbucks Takes Another Crack At Cup Dilemma With $1 Reusable CupsComing Soon: An Exhibition On ’80s Club-Kid WearAn Amber Alert For Social Media Helps Find Missing KidsUncovering The Private Life Of A President In “Hyde Park On Hudson”Hatch: A Virtual Pet That Lives On Your SmartphonePinterest Acquires Aspirational Foodie Site PunchforkHome Depot’s War With Amazon Causes Collateral Damage: LawsuitIt’s Now Easier Than Ever To Watch Your Adorable YouTube Videos On TVIn 5 Years, Your Computer Will Customize Healthy Meals That Appeal To Your Taste BudsSee The Surreal Plastic Surgery Effect Of Scotch Tape PortraitsLooking For Inspiration For A Can-Do New Year? These Retro Motivational Posters Have ItBeautiful Furniture Created From The Destruction Of Hurricane SandyeBay Now Giving Customers Pick-Up, Drop-Off OptionsBrown Down: UPS Drivers Vs. The UPS AlgorithmA Crowdfunding Platform To Boost Organizations Serving Women And GirlsHow I Got My EGOT: 12 Lessons Mel Brooks Learned Making TV, Albums, Movies, and TheaterInfographic: We’re Living Longer, But Less Healthily TooFacebook Is Top Social Network In 127 CountriesWhy In The World Would NASA Throw An Asteroid Into Orbit Around The Moon?Making Lego Into Art: Nathan Sawaya’s Impossible Brick SculpturesBehold The Safest Bike On The RoadAl Jazeera Buys Current TV, Announces New U.S.-Based News ChannelMicrosoft Exec Blames Google For Windows Phone WoesLooking Back At 2012’s Best BrandingSteamy Google, FTC Smackdown Ends Today, Likely Without A Lawsuit5 Lessons Microsoft Must Learn To Compete In 2013Ubuntu OS Comes To SmartphonesLearning To Wield The No-Fail Negotiation Technique Of RetreatBend, Not Break: Leadership Lessons For Resilience Amid StruggleHow Patagonia Found Opportunity In CrisisTwelve Predictions For 2013Business Trends “Shark Tank” Investors Are Biting On In 2013Steelcase’s Anthropologist On Remaking Offices To Create Happier Workers5 Essential Principles For Growing Your Small BusinessHarnessing Tornados For Energy And More: The Radical Projects Funded By Peter ThielFloating Neon Color Fields, Made From Plastic300 MPH Maglev Trains Pick Up Speed Around The WorldEric Schmidt Visiting North KoreaFrom Military Outpost To Perfect Picnic SpotWhat Happens To Zipcar Now That Avis Bought It For $500 Million?Polaroid To Open Fotobar Stores In New York, Florida, Boston And MoreVirgin Atlantic Is Staffed by Grown-Up SuperbabiesRise, An Alarm Clock App With A Slick Gestural UIKickstarting: A Bid To Turn NYC’s Sidewalk Scaffolds Into Social SpacesWhy This CEO Doesn’t Own A Car: The Rise Of Dis-OwnershipAndrew Sullivan Goes IndieHappy 30th Birthday, Internet!The Upside Of Difficult FeedbackIt Was A Very Appy Christmas, As Downloads Broke RecordsHacking Meat: Using Technology To Even The Playing Field With Big AgricultureKickstarting: Robotic Blocks That Kids Can Program With iPhonesDogTV Launches OverseasWhy Facebook Poke Scratches A Much-Needed Itch75 Percent Of World’s Head Of States On TwitterKia To Partner With Google For In-Car Navigation SystemHow To Plan For Mobile Commerce Beyond the HolidaysHow Walter Salles and José Rivera Turned Kerouac’s “On the Road” into a Film3 Principles For The Future Of Gaming, From A Google Game DesignerHow To Conquer Email (Really)New Year, New You, New Procrastination: Google Play Can HelpMatt Damon and John Krasinski on Making “Promised Land,” a Non-Message Message MovieZaha Hadid Vs. The Architecture PiratesRefreshment Is Coming: Making Game Of Thrones BeerAvis Budget Car To Buy Zipcar For $500 MillionNASA’s New Space Suit Lets Astronauts Dress In SecondsSmart TVs In 2013? Intel, Samsung, Apple Among Those With Possible PlansGoogle’s New Tactic In Its War With Apple Uses The iOS Platform As A WeaponWhat Twitter, The Muppets, Ken Jennings, And Others Tell Us About The Fiscal Cliff DealEssential Creative Advice From Joss Whedon, Carrie Brownstein, Jim Stengel And 13 OthersA Tiny City Built To Be Destroyed By Cyber Terrorists, So Real Cities Know What’s ComingPakistan Lifts YouTube Ban– For A Few Hours17 Innovation Essays For Jump-Starting Your 2013Happy New Year iPhone Rumors!PS4, Anyone? Sony Pulling The Plug On PlayStation 2Asia’s Twitter Users Ring In The New Year With Over 30,000 Messages Per MinuteThe Most Productive Way To Meet Your Company’s Goals This Year: Choose Just One WordHow To Set Goals That Will Keep You Fulfilled And FocusedThe Productivity IssueHow To Outsource Your Most Dreaded Tasks11 Productivity Hacks From Super-Productive PeopleYour Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of ThemLinking Conservation And Development To Save Africa’s Largest Lake