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A Slender Armchair That’s Part Nordic, Part AmericanThe Drinkable Meal Of The Future Just Got A Huge Funding BoostAll Of The Ways Apple’s New Free Mac OS Hurts Microsoft WindowsHow Apple Created The Lightest iPad YetAn iPhone-Controlled Robot To Brew Your BeerHow to design products without being a product designerAirbnb Study Says Airbnb Is Great For New York’s EconomyWant Free Amazon Shipping? 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And Google MapsBeyond Andre The Giant: A Look At Street Sticker Art From Around The WorldThis Smog Vacuum Could Suck Up The World’s PollutionThis Google Browser Extension Will Allow You To Bypass Internet CensorshipScientists Can Eavesdrop On Your ThoughtsWith Cable Viewership Stalling, Connected TVs Are Poised To See More Growth And Ad OpportunitiesThis Is The Most Pretentious Post About Animated GIFs You’ll Ever ReadThis Is The Most Pretentious Post About Animated GIFs You’ll Ever ReadThe World’s Google Searches Reveal Our Secret Horrible Attitude Toward WomenThe Copenhagen Wheel Makes Your Bike Electric, And It’s About To Go On SaleA Guide To “Artisanal Innovation,” For The Hip Small Business Looking To Thrive29 Million People Live As Modern Slaves–And Some Are Closer Than You Might ThinkAn “All You Can Eat” College Degree Could Be The Future Of Higher EducationSpices Of The Future: Now Manufactured By Yeast?Inside Pinterest’s Beautifully Spare New HeadquartersHere’s What Elon Musk’s High-Speed Hyperloop Will Look Like“Tiny Games” Promises A Game For Every Occasion And Every LocationFabulous Photos of Female Farmers Show Agriculture Changing–One Woman At A TimeLay Back And Clean Your House With Swarming Micro Robot Cleaners4 Ways Slow Design Will Make The Super-Fast World We Live In BetterA New Comic Book Confronts Bipolar Disorder, Our Notions Of The “Crazy” ArtistAn Uber For Your Teeth, With A Dentist’s Office On Wheels That Comes To YouEx-Hackers Might Help Prevent British Cybercrime6 Ways Apple Can Stay RelevantBlackBerry’s BBM App Was Downloaded 5 Million Times In 8 HoursHow Screenwriting Guru Robert McKee Teaches Brands To Tell Better StoriesThe Truth About Treadmill Desks, Increasing Productivity, And Decreasing WaistlinesInstagram Is Coming To Windows Phone, Says Kevin SystromAre Real-Life Interruptions The Best Email Hack Ever?With Farmplicity, The Farm-To-Table Movement Meets The 21st CenturyInspiration From Pinterest For Offices That Stir CreativityA Scientific Guide To Writing Popular–And Shareable–Headlines For Twitter, Facebook, And Your BlogNokia Unveils Its Largest Windows Devices YetA Simple Trick For Finding Your Next Great IdeaHow “Minority Report” Designer Helped Create The Toy Car Of The Future“Don’t Avoid Eye Contact,” And More Advice For Entrepreneurs From Jack DorseyA Modern Update Of The Ancient Egyptian PyramidWikipedia Bans 250 Users For Promotional EditsIs Bribery The Future Of Digital Dating?This Just Might Be The Apple IWatch Of Your DreamsLaser Pointers: The New Terrorist Weapon?The Future of Pop-Up Hackspaces Is… Dumpsters?Dynamic Duos: Kering’s François-Henri Pinault And Balenciaga’s Alexander Wang On HousekeepingWhat Makes the $100 Bill a Crime-Fighting Superhero?This Map Shows What Every Country Leads The World In And It’s Not Entirely FlatteringFinally, A Multifunction Robot That’s (Kind Of) AffordableWatch: The Future Of DJing, Beatboxing, And InstrumentationNetflix Is Expected To Surpass HBO 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Weight?Analysis Finds L.A.’s Tech Scene Outgrowing HollywoodCould These Little Tubes Be The Secret To Capturing The Ocean’s Energy?New York City Will Zap Your Electric Car With Power From Manhole CoversA Drone On A Leash, So You Know Who Is Watching You From The SkyColleges Are Using Big Data To Predict Which Students Will Do Well–Before They Accept ThemCars Are Deadly, But Not How You Think: Pollution Causes More Death Than CrashesThe Best Illustrations From All Your Favorite Children’s BooksThe 10 Cheapest States To Drive An Electric VehicleWear Your City: High-Fashion Dresses Featuring Gorgeous MapsFreaky-Friday Your Twitter Feed With an App That Mixes Up Who Says WhatKiip Announces Targeted Rewards For Brands And A ComScore PartnershipKids’ Drawings Of The Future Brought To Life By Peter Blake And Other Top ArtistsSad Shark Coffins To Shame People Into Skipping Their Gruesome DelicacyGovernment Officially Apologizes For The WebsiteYour Future Energy Drink Will Blow Your Hair Back With Stronger Caffeine That Lasts LongerHow Everyday Ergonomics Shape Your BehaviorHow Everyday Ergonomics Shape Your BehaviorWhat To Expect From Apple’s October 22 EventHow American Giant Changed The Apparel Paradigm And Built “Almost Irrational Loyalty”5 Surprising, Science-Backed Ways To Get Smarter TodayNokia’s Lumia Phablet Leaks Ahead Of Tomorrow’s EventHow Jezebel’s Anna Holmes Made Feminism Fun Again6 Quick Lessons From The School Lunch Line For Pleasing Picky CustomersWhy Data Artisans Are The New Data ScientistsIf Your Glass Is Half Empty, Rejoice: How Pessimism Can Make You More ProductiveLooks Can Be Convincing: To Get Promoted, Just Appear CompetentTwitter May Be Killing Its #Music ExperimentWhy An Arts Nonprofit Is Developing Web DashboardsInfecting An Audience: Why Great Stories SpreadCosplay of Thrones: See the George R.R. 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The Reason? YouTube On MobileHow To Give Feedback That Actually Inspires ImprovementThe Hub L.A. 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