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A Line Of Jewelry Inspired By Illicit DrugsHidden Radio, The Chic Mini Stereo, Gets A Clever UpdateGodzilla Is As Big And Scaly As You’d Expect In The First Trailer For The New MovieHere’s How Westjet Helped Santa Actually Deliver Presents To Unsuspecting Airline PassengersLeap Motion’s Air Gestures Could Be In Tablets And Phones Next YearGoogle’s Open Gallery Tool Brings The Art To YouWhy Upworthy’s Signature Headlines Are Only Half The StoryShow Up Differently Front Page HtmlUrban Outfitters And Todd Oldham Alums Form A Hip New Textiles StudioVivian Schiller Wants To Be “Twitter’s In-House Evangelist” For JournalistsThe Knowledge Train: An Idea Incubator That Travels To Remote Towns On An Old Rail LineAn E-Book That Tells The Story Of Adolescent Sexuality On The Web, Banned From The iTunes StoreNeed To Prove That Santa’s Real? There’s An App For ThatArtist Converts Tiny Studio Into A Surreal DreamscapeDonald Glover Put His New Album In a 72-Page Screenplay You Can Hear/Read Right NowThe Director Of Lana Del Rey’s “Tropico” Film Helps Us Make Sense Of It AllAnimation Brings Unreleased Tupac Interview To LifeCould The Road To The “Dark Web” Be The Right One?In Response To A Bill Gates Challenge, Frog Design Creates A Kit To Save Infant LivesOnformative Transforms Facebook Data Into Gorgeous WallpaperKryptoKit Bitcoin Wallet Makes Web Payments EasierIf You Want To Hire Developers, You Better Hire FastThe Case For Building Cities UndergroundDear Ticketmaster, Please Fix Your Crappy TicketsMary Barra, GM’s New CEO, Is The Company’s First Female ChiefChip Wilson, Lululemon’s Controversial Founder, Steps Down As ChairmanThe Economist Launches Interactive Tribute To Nelson MandelaA Former Google Exec Reinvents Elementary Education By Putting An R&D Lab In SchoolA Glimpse Into The Global Forces That Create A Simple T-ShirtA Social Network For Insurance That Cuts Costs And Reduces FraudMinimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic FilmsThe World’s Best Authors Petition Against Digital SurveillanceImgur Reported To Be Next On Yahoo’s Acquisition ListThe Revolutionary New Music Apps You Missed In 2013Google Commuters Stalled By Anti-Gentrification Protesters In San FranciscoWho Created Those Ubiquitous Red Party Cups? [Video]A New Alliance Will Let “Internet Of Things” Devices Talk To Each Other“The Jesus Face Database” Maps Out Every Farm Animal And Foodstuff In Which Christ Has RisenGoogle Allows Users To Create And Share Their Own Vistas On Street ViewNike Star Athletes Sing Their Own Version Of Winter WonderlandTurn Off Your Phone At This Restaurant And Pay Only Half The BillThis Man Is Making The Guns Of The Future In His ApartmentHow To Pitch Investors On A Connected DeviceYou Want The Logo Bigger? 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Plant A Row Of Trees And Breathe Easier By HalfLiquid-Plumr Pin-Up Calendar Hunks Turn On The Sexy TalkGiving Back(packs): A Buy-One-Give-One Bag That Goes Beyond DonationWith The Rise Of Crowdfunding In Higher Education, Donating To Your Alma Mater Could Be Cool AgainNow In Apple Stores: IBeacon Location-Tracking TechnologyNow You Can Buy Naming Rights To Toilet Paper, Tuna Cans, And Other Everyday Objects–For A Good CauseVanity Fair Profiles Marissa Mayer: Both “Dictator” And “Cool Fairy Godmother”A Map Of The Weird World Of CyclingMapping The Wealth Of U.S. ZIP Codes Shows The Haves Hiding From The Have-NotsGoogle’s Online Tribute To Nelson Mandela May Be The ClassiestYour Favorite TV Characters Probably Have Online Dating Profiles, And Here They Are“Ultimate Gay Fighter” Brings Mortal Kombat-Style Action And Gay Stereotypes To Your Mobile DeviceThe Growth Of Cities, Predicted By The Laws Of PhysicsRising Sea Levels Are A Lot More Scary When You Can See How They’ll Drown YouThis Gravity-Defying Robot Disco Ball Will Make Your Mind BoogieThis Missing Children Hotline PSA Is Long and HarrowingIn-Your-Face Shots Of Guns Put Our Firearm Obsession Into Focus5 Tips For Growing Changemaking Communities In Your CompanyWhy John Maeda Is Leaving RISD For A Venture Capital FirmShould You Be Ditching A Ton Of Your Facebook Fans? 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Real AndroidsBehold The New, Reversible USB ConnectorActivist Investor Carl Icahn Turns Up the Heat On Apple For A BuybackThe Coolest GIF Of Saturn You’ve Ever SeenCirca’s 10 Most Followed News Story Lines Of 2013Oh My God, Yes: A Blade Runner FanzineJohn Maeda, Innovative President Of RISD, Departs For Silicon ValleyWith Medium 1.0, Ev Williams Tackles The Platform’s Identity CrisisInvestors Are Interested In Tech Startups That Help Citizens Improve Their CommunitiesA Textile Designer Radically Rethinks The Look BookApple Skeuomorphism Reconstructed In 3-DLeaked Document Purportedly Reveals Uber’s FinancialsLook Out, Spotify: Beats Music Eyes January Launch DateDo Developers Need A Standardized Code Of Ethics?“Printing” Metal Objects Is Now Possible With This DIY 3-D PrinterWhy Doctors Make Great Object-Oriented Software DesignersThe Doctor, Veterinarian, And Lactation Specialist Will See You Now–On Video ChatThe Maker Of Misfit Shine Raises $15.2 Million To Bring More Wearables To The MarketZombie Drones! 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Here’s How.Snapchat Snaps Up Facebook And Instagram’s Emily White As Its New COOSee The Stunning Sprawl Of Mexico City’s 20 Million People, From AboveSpaceX Successfully Launched Its First Commercial SatelliteRanking Countries For Climate Change Performance–And Why The U.S. Is Just 43rdCan We Design A More Protective Approach To Genetic Testing?New MIT Media Lab Tool Lets Anyone Visualize Unwieldy Government DataX-Ray Photos Show What Love Looks Like Beneath the SkinThe 4 Biggest Barriers To Connecting Everything, And How To Tear Them DownThis Scientist Uses The New York Times Archive To Eerily, Accurately Predict The FutureInside The Minds Of 23 Design StarsAlways Be Squinching And Other Tricks From A Portrait Photographer For Taking Flattering PicturesOnce You Find It, The Journey Of Innovation Never Really Ends7 Critical Mistakes You’re (Almost Certainly) Making On Social MediaOne Surprising Reason You Never Have Enough TimeSuper Achievers’ Secret Power: HumilityIs The Ad Tech Industry High On Its Own Stash?Hearst’s Troy Young Spills: This Is How You Make Money In Digital MediaCool Tools: A Whole Earth Catalog For The Post-Internet EraHow To Tell If You Are In A Dysfunctional Relationship With Your BossWhy Openness To Experience Is The Key To CreativityA Short Guide To Doing Less10 Annoying, Irritating, And Absolutely Unbearable Co-Worker Behaviors That You Deal With Every Day