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Starbucks Wi-Fi Is Getting Ten Times Faster, With A Boost From GoogleFor Today’s Nomads, A Portable Lamp Made Of Styrofoam PeanutsA Pillow Where Your Beloved iPhone Can Rest Its Weary HeadA Pillow Where Your Beloved iPhone Can Rest Its Weary HeadGet Ready To Watch TV-Style Commercials On FacebookMarina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (On Reddit)See If You Can Guess The Advertiser In This “Unbranded” CampaignWhy Some Great Ideas Catch On And Others Don’tWhat A Fingerprint Sensor Means For iOSViewers To Time Warner And CBS: Stop Screwing Us OverWant A Cronut? 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Smith Do For Bloomberg What He Did For The Atlantic?With “Treasure Tag,” Nokia’s New Lumia Phone Will Help You Find Your Lost ItemsDeath In The Time Of Twitter, Or, How We Grieve NowHow Plastic Money Could Spawn Paper-Thin ElectronicsA Kit To Grow Bugs At Home, To Eat!Filmmakers Promote Steve Jobs Biopic With More-Is-More SiteAmazon Studios Wants To Let You Choose New Web Shows Before They’re CreatedWhat Really Happened At Monsanto’s Bee ConferenceEye-Popping Human Art From The World Bodypainting FestivalTV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek Uses SoundCloud To Give Fans Remix Power On Unreleased TracksLook, No Grid! NYC Reimagined As A Circular MetropolisLook, No Grid! 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School District Will Give IPads To All 640,000 StudentsSee Newly Unveiled Photos From A Tense “Taxi Driver” SetThe Daily Show’s John Oliver On Operating Outside Your Comfort ZoneHow To Produce A Woody Allen MovieHow Sugarland’s Kristian Bush And Online Game “My Singing Monsters” Came To Make Music TogetherDriver Of Derailed Spanish Train Reportedly Bragged About High Speeds On FacebookPop Music’s Biggest Moments, Illustrated In PictogramsAmazon Has A Surprising Quarter, Losing $7 MillionArtificial Mouse Memories Implanted By MIT Scientists3 Big Rules Of Innovation From The Google Guy Behind Android And ChromeWhy Every Email Should Be 5 Sentences LongOne Quick Way To Construct Better CriticismShelter From The Storm: Why Brainswarming Is The Future Of CollaborationWith Big Data, Companies Can Predict Your Success Before Your First Day On The JobIs It OK for Companies to Track Your Data If They’re Just Honest About It?Google Plans To Rival The Apple TVRoku CEO On Google’s Chromecast: Who Wants Their Phone To Be A Remote Control?Want To Shower In Your Living Room? 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Work At An IntersectionChipotle Admits To Fake-Hacking Its Twitter FeedWhy Summer Makes Us So UnproductiveLawyer, Mother, Novelist: The Productivity Secret Of A Master MultitaskerFlipboard CEO Mike McCue: What If We Remade The Internet?How To Design A More Serendipitous, Creative LifeThe 4 Questions That Help You See–And Dominate–A Market Opportunity9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super SuccessfulRemembering Josef Desimone, Facebook and Google’s Head Chef: “I Never Wanted To Be An Astronaut. I Only Wanted To Cook.”Brilliant Vacation Auto-Reply Will Make You Appreciate VacationIntel and Toshiba Return With Third Social Film, “The Power Inside” And Harvey KeitelGross Stray Hairs, Crystallized Into Beautiful GemsLegalForce Revs Up $10M Fund to Help Startups Build Patent PortfoliosWatch Your City Turn Into A KaleidoscopeWatch Your City Turn Into A KaleidoscopeText(ile) Messages: Cozy Up To Glitch ArtText(ile) Messages: Cozy Up To Glitch ArtWow! 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Starbucks And Danone Partner On New ParfaitsGM Is Feeling Threatened By TeslaWhy Thinking About Death Could Make You FunnierGoogle’s New Phone: A Lesson In The Dangers Of Gesture-Heavy UIsNYU Builds Data-Sharing Network For Scientists–But Is It Legal?These Trash Cans Know When They’re Full, And Need Picking UpThese Trash Cans Know When They’re Full, And Need Picking UpA New, Old Challenge For Technology: Hologram JesusAfter A Huge First Day, Ubuntu’s $32 Million Crowdfunded Phone Sees A Drop-off In PledgesInside The Data-Driven System That Keeps The Netherlands Above WaterWhere Can Nokia Go After Its Massive 41-Megapixel Lumia 1020?What You Learn About Google When You Buy GlassA Blood Test For Autism Begins Clinical Trials, With A Little Help From GoogleSmokers Are Addicted To The Branding Of Their Cigarettes5 Creative Tips From Carl Hiaasen, Florida’s Cleverest ChroniclerHow Many Times Will You See Your Parents Before They Die?Siri In A Superteddy Suit, The Kickstarter Toy Of Geeky Kids’ DreamsDoes Amazon Have A Renewable Energy Problem?Edward Snowden Can Leave Sheremetyevo AirportCrafts With Kanye: A New Book Lets You Color In Your Favorite RappersThis Is What Wi-Fi Would Look Like, If We Could See ItInside Facebook’s Globe-Trotting Quest To Improve Its Feature Phone ExperienceCybercrime is One-Tenth the Problem It Once WasIs Your Data Safe With Citi Bike?From Airbnb To Warby Parker: 7 Tips From Leading Design EntrepreneursNew Concept For A Return Trip To Mars Is Interesting, But FlawedCheck Out This Company’s Office, Where Amazing Views, Strategic Design Inspire Creative WorkGet Ready To See Lots Of Promoted Tweets During TV AdsThe Very Rich Are Different From You And Me? Yep, They Don’t Need EmailThink Like A Bug: Tips On Squashing The Competition From Charles Darwin, Steve Jobs, Madonna, And Other Successful People3 Reasons Why We’re All Loafing At Work–And What To Do About ItHow I Learned To Get The Most Out Of Every Week’s 168 HoursThe Truth About Brainstorming MeetingsNew Nexus 7 Goes On Preorder Before Google Has a Chance To Reveal ItGoing Geek: YouTube Taps Its Inner Nerd For Promotional FestivalWith New Partnership, The Minerva Project Takes a Big Step Toward Officialdom