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With Spin, Your Once-Awkward Video Chats Come AliveStraight Out Of Sci-Fi: Cyberpunk Author Plans Tallest Skyscraper EverLondon’s Largest Living Wall Takes RootWhat Obamacare Means for the Startup Founder, the VC, and the Big CompanyHailo’s NYC E-Hailing App Now Supports Instant, In-App PaymentsA Beautifully Painted New World, 50 Years In The MakingDelta Airlines Is Replacing Flight Bags With… Microsoft Surface Tablets?How All Star Code Is Getting More Young, Black Males Into TechSurgeons Get A “Flight Simulator” For Brain SurgeryQuirky Hires Frog Design President To Head Research, Design, And ProductMemory Hacking“New York Daily News” Produces Perfect Pop Culture Flip-Off To CongressMusic, Film, Interactive, and Sports? SXSW Debuts SXsports TrackSpotify Joins The List Of Sites Offering “Follow” ButtonWith Projection Mapping and Motion Detection, Nike Replicates the Footie Experience For FansAppy Hour: Meet Monsieur, Your Robotic BartenderWhy Do Startups Create Better Mobile Apps?Moleskine And Paper App Partner To Turn Your Drawings Into Beautiful BooksWhat Do You See In This Rorschach Alphabet?Social Media Spam Is Up 355%This Search Engine Lets You Search 30 Sites At OnceIs Your Job Among The 47% That Robots Could Steal?The Surprising Link Between “American Idol” And Text-To-Donate FundraisingThese Intelligent Glasses Can Translate Text For YouObamacare Is Here, But For Many, Healthcare.gov Is Not15 Psychedelic Pics Of Microscopic WorldsPetcube Will Let You Play With Shelter Pets Before Adopting Them15 Psychedelic Pics Of Microscopic WorldsI Discovered A Glitch In Yahoo’s Security And All I Got Was This Lousy T-ShirtDesign And Print Your Own Moleskines With Paper’s New “Book”Design And Print Your Own Moleskines With Paper’s New “Book”Scribd, HarperCollins Launch $8.99 Subscription Book ServiceOn Its First Birthday, FreedomPop Debuts Free Phone PlanWhat The Government Shutdown Means For The Tech IndustryInfographic: What Beer and Coffee Do To Your Brain (And Which Makes You More Creative)Shuttersong App Allows Users To Blend Still Images With SoundThe Government Warehouse That Stores Illegal Ivory Is Totally FullIt’s Now A Lot Easier For 1.5 Million People To Quit Their Jobs And Become EntrepreneursCan The Growing Student Movement To Divest Colleges From Fossil Fuels Succeed?A Solar-Powered Charging Station For Countries With Lots Of Phones And Little JuiceCoke Turns A City Square Green, Urges People To Take Off Their Shoes In Latest CampaignIkhana Pop: Meet NASA’s Predator DroneWhat Obamacare Means For The Self-Employed, The Startup Worker, The FreelancerA New Use For Those Old CDs You Have Sitting Around: Cleaning SewageThink You’re Special? A Robot Could Do Your JobMeet The TomTato, The World’s First Combination Tomato-Potato PlantHow To Fix Streaming Music ServicesWatch The Final Video That Shows How To Solve The Problems From The Story Of Stuff8 Keys To Creating An Emotional Connection Between Products And PeopleThis Drone Is Going To Find BigfootMove Over Miley, Here Comes YouTube’s First Ever Music AwardsThe Paradox Of Doing MoreScrew It, Just Do It: The Curiously Inspiring Wisdom Of Richard BransonFacebook’s Graph Search Just Got A Whole Lot More PersonalIs Your To-Do List Actually Just A Productivity-Killing “List Of Shame”?To Be Successful, Grit Is A Most Valuable AssetCan Cotap’s Texting App Change The Way We Communicate At Work?How A Great Field Trip Makes New Ideas Bloom Brilliantly3 Timeless Lessons From A Successful EntrepreneurThe Leading Lady Behind NYC’s Revitalized Entertainment BusinessSurreal Clay Sculptures Live Fast, Die YoungSurreal Clay Sculptures Live Fast, Die YoungWhat JJ Abrams Can Learn About “Star Wars” Storytelling From An Ad Agency“Breaking Bad” By The Twitter NumbersWhy Did Ford Just Buy A Software Startup?For Him, The World: Meet A Maker Of Handmade GlobesFor Him, The World: Meet A Maker Of Handmade GlobesLots Of People DVR’ed “Homeland” Last Night To Watch “Breaking Bad”Get Ready For More Airline Fees–But These You Might Actually Want To PayBlockbuster Ad “Dumb Ways To Die” Gets A “GTA V” ParodyAirbnb Lets You Stay In An Indonesian SlumAn Internal Fab Memo Suggests More Employee Layoffs Could Be On The WayHow An Innovative Land Policy Is Turning America’s Deadliest City Into A Giant ParkTwitter’s Secret IPO Could Be Made Public This WeekView And Compare Every Constitution On The Planet With This New ToolThe Story Of How Meticulous Research Built The Trapper KeeperThe Story Of How Meticulous Research Built The Trapper KeeperJetBlue’s Mint Cabin Will Offer Lie-Flat Seats, Birchbox Kits, And Tapas-Style BitesSo You’re An Introvert? 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How Will The Markets Respond?This 3-D Printer Folds To Barely Over An Inch ThickNow Complete: The World’s First 3-D-Printed RoomNow Complete: The World’s First 3-D-Printed RoomWhy Are Drones Being Deployed In The Arctic Circle?Without a Doubt, This Is The Most Creative Best Man Toast You’ve Ever SeenSweet: Candy Crush’s Creator King Has Filed For An IPOThis Google Glass Competitor Has Already Shipped 50,000 DevicesMars May Not Have Canals, But It Sure Does Have WaterKickstarting: A Coffeemaker For Cold-Brewing At HomeThe Clever Uses Of Urine Throughout HistoryWatch A Teddy Bear And Sock Monkey Duel In “The Mega Plush”IOS 7 Is Reportedly Making People SickSpell “Bad Hair Day” With This Truly Filamentous FontForget Continents Or Countries. This Is What Climate Change Will Do To Your BlockWith Community Solar, Now You Don’t Need A Home To Own A Solar PanelJoin Our Live Q&A With Frog Design Founder Hartmut EsslingerJoin Our Live Q&A With Frog Design Founder Hartmut EsslingerA Lesson From Teachers: Is Red The Color Of A Creativity Killer?Be Nice To Your Neighbors, It Could Save Your LifeTake A Trip Through Photographic History With These Iconic National Geographic ImagesInfographic: The Spaceships From Every Sci-Fi Series EverInfographic: The Spaceships From Every Sci-Fi Series EverSee The Stunning Portraits This Artist Created … On Her ThighsHow Hardship Fueled Muscle Shoals’ Soul Music GeniusBlackBerry Reports Nearly A Billion Dollar Loss This QuarterThe 4 Technology Trends That Could Bring Back U.S. Manufacturing (And Innovation)Live In A Heavily Fracked Area? 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