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Creative Braintrust Roundup: Travel AccessoriesWith Photo Books, Flickr Gets Into The Print BusinessRdio Lays Off 20% Of Its StaffNew Interactive Video Is A Dream Come True For Channel-Surfing Bob Dylan FansThe Xbox One Will Launch Without Twitch IntegrationFlexible Batteries Will Bring Digital Clothing Sooner Than LaterWhy Cell Phone Carriers Are Against A Kill Switch For Stolen PhonesThe Hidden Math Of An Urban Bike ShareHow To Make Infographics With Zero Design SkillsFormer Journalist Creates A Homebrew Computer Buildable In 107 SecondsFinally, A Way Everyone Can Keep Their Data From the NSAWomen Got 60% Of The New Tech Industry Jobs In The Last YearInside Tessel, The JavaScript Microcontroller That Is Changing EverythingThis New PETA Video Will Make You Hate Thanksgiving, YourselfTime to Musk Up And Win A New Dodge Truck For Touching Ron BurgundyFounder Of MongoDB Has Only One WishHow This Freelancer Hacked His Hourly RateKate Spade New York Gives The Banner A Purpose With This Shoppable Video AdThis Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will FailHow Optical Circuits Will Keep Pushing Moore’s Law Toward Insanely Fast ChipsThis Startup Is Giving Cash Advances To Businesses Via SmartphoneA Chemistry Set For Hackers, Made ModernThese Sprint Smartphones Can Now Get Free Talk, Text, And Data Thanks To FreedomPopThe Mental Health Advocate: TalkSession’s Melissa ThompsonThe Feds Are Investigating Tesla’s Car FiresA High-Speed Super Zoomed Video Of What Happens To A Toilet When You FlushFractalize Your World In IBM’s Homage To The Arty Math of Benoit MandelbrotThis Bench Looks Life A Sofa, But It’s Secretly Collecting WaterMonsanto Sells Genetically Modified Sweet Corn, But You Probably Aren’t Eating It (Yet)FiftyThree, Creator Of The Paper App, Comes Out With Its Own Stylus: PencilBrown Friday–It’s Like Black Friday If You Gave A Sh*tA Phone Charging Device For The Next Billion Turns Heat Into PowerOut Of The Cafeteria And Into The Kitchen: A Dorm Grocery Store To Change College EatingDon’t Look Now, But Your Solar Panels Are Facing The Wrong WayLinkedIn’s New Showcase Pages Allow Companies To Get SpecificAnd The Word Of The Year Is… “Selfie”See Stunning Portraits Of The Most Remote Tribes Left On EarthKill It With Fire! A Giant Robot Spider Moves Like The Real ThingHow Much Is A Pinterest Pin Worth? Much More Than A TweetTwitter Backtracks On Its Anyone-Can-Direct-Message OptionHow A New York Agency Made The Most Irish Whiskey Commercial Of The YearThis Professional Pot-Sniffing Device Is Being Used To Smell Test Gates-Funded ToiletsGoogle Wallet Creators Raise $7M To Rethink In-Store Retail DataCreate The Seasonal Horror Of Your Dreams With Coke Zero’s Holiday Sweater GeneratorHow One Man’s Career Pivot Is Helping Others To SucceedDesigning The Toilet Of The Future? 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This Website Lets You Perform Feel-Good Acts Of Kindness For Strangers6 Ways to Train Your BrainA Brief Guide To Marketing Your Dev ShopClever Infographics That Tell You To Take Some Time Away From WorkThis Open Source DIY Synthesizer Makes Music Hacking Dead SimpleMost Productive People: Cory BookerHow Journalists At The Guardian Built That Epic NSA StoryHow To Validate Your Startup Idea In One DayAn Open Source House That Bucky Fuller Would LoveForget Coin–iPhone Payments Now Possible Thanks To iBeaconsThis Alphabet Is Made Entirely From Letters Found On Butterfly WingsWith “Self-Healing” Batteries, Longer Smartphone Battery Life Is Within ReachThe Comeback Kid: How Bea Arthur Turned Her Mistakes Into AssetsHow To Tell If Your Commute Is Killing YouAndrew Sullivan Just Launched A Monthly Journalism MagazineSecrets Of The Most Productive PotheadThe MultitaskerBitcoin “Assassination Market” Targets Ben Bernanke, President ObamaDinovember Tips: Be the Coolest, Most Creative Parents EverHow Eating The Same Thing Every Day Powers Alexa Von Tobel’s ProductivitySurveyMonkey Goes EnterpriseWatch As This Motorcycle Wheel Becomes A TV ScreenDine On Maple Syrup Bacon Goodness At New York’s First Social Justice Food TruckMusic for Social Change, MTV’s Rebel Music Amplifies Youth Voices In Areas of ConflictThe Procrastinator: Killer Apps For Getting To It Later, ManThe Connector: Killer Apps For Maintaining The Ultimate NetworkToday Is World Toilet Day. 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GamesGadget Guide: The Home Baristas & Picture TheseGadget Guide: Tinker ToysNew Films for New AudiencesSit Back and Really RelaxNow Playing: It’s Not the MoviesLessons Learned: How to Update an Outdated IndustryA Greater EscapeYour iPhone’s AfterlifeThe Rise of Robo-ParkingReflections on the ‘Black Mirror’3-D Printing Goes DIYMaking Senses: Building The Bionic Man“Catching Fire” Costume Designer Trish Summerville On Telling Stories With ClothesSoulCycle’s New SpinThe Amazon WhispererConference CalendarPop Quiz: Which Font Was Made by Robot?Fly the Friendlier SkiesCopyright Class of 2014Explain the Trend: Turning Readers Into DoersCome, Ye Brand PilgrimsWhat the GED Can Teach CEOsFree Idea: The Next Uber Starts HereIs it Time To Go Analog?Pivot, aka EvolutionWhere Will Your New Phone Break?The Coming Era of Magical ComputingThe New Rules of FoodThe RecommenderHow to Make Your Own LuckShould You Pull A Crazy Stunt To Get That Job You Want?10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will 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