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Larry Page Wants To Open Up Anonymous Medical Records For All Researchers To UseThe Trailer For The “Fargo” TV Series Looks Pretty Darn Good, Doncha KnowHow A Stupid Experiment In The Armpit Of NYC Helped Refinery29 BoomThe Bugs In Your Stomach Define You As Much–If Not More–Than Your GenesEat Off A Toilet Plunger With This Awesomely Weird Line Of DinnerwareCasey Neistat Serves Up 17 Tips For Stylish Travel For J.CrewNew Samsung Ad Gleefully Shows Up Apple, Microsoft, And KindlePlugin Visualizes Your Entire Browser HistoryOculus Rift, Sony, And The Coming Virtual Reality RevolutionTiny, 3-D Printed “Strandbeests” Are Like Pets You Never Have To FeedA Modest Idea For Fixing Google Chat’s Awful DesignBill And Melinda Gates On How They Work Together For GoodThis Desk Doubles As A StaircaseThis Glow-In-The-Dark Bike Could Save Your LifeA Sequel To The Incredibles Is On The Way. 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Only If They’re GirlsAvoid Red Lights And Drive With The Flow, With Audi’s New TechThis New Vehicle Combines Biking, Running, And Skiing For A Truly Crazy Urban CommuteAros: A Smart Thermostat And An Air Conditioner In OneThe Best Businesses For The World In 2014, According To B LabWear Your Favorite Literary Classics With These Book BroochesTiny Houses Made Of Bamboo, Hiding Inside Abandoned Hong Kong FactoriesGoogle Suspends One Of The World’s Largest Textile Sculptures Above Vancouver For TED11 Amazing Tattoo Designs From 1870 To TodayCan These Eerie, Abandoned Grain Silos Help Save Buffalo?These Gadgets Are Designed To Help You Smash Bad HabitsFive Reasons You Should Go to Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored ConferenceMap: Which Coffee Chain Dominates In Your City?Warby Parker’s New Store Delivers Your Glasses Via Pneumatic TubeCold Fusion: Welcome To The Liquid Nitrogen-Blasting Old-Timey Ice Cream Shop Of The Future6 Persuasion Tricks To Get What You Want7 Time Management Strategies From Some Brilliant Teenage ProdigiesZady Cofounders On Managing Their Time And Staying SavvySuper Investor Ben Horowitz On Abandoning Your Formulas For SuccessWhat Sex, Food, And Selfies Have To Do With Effective Social MarketingHow Do I Actually Execute On My Ideas?5 Ways To Keep Your Cool In Heated TimesHow To Figure Out What You’re Not Being ToldPixar’s Ed Catmull On How To Balance Art And CommerceIBM’s Watson Tackles The Tumor Genome, On The Way To Personalized Cancer TreatmentsThe $1 Million 2014 TED Prize Wish: Abolishing Corrupt Anonymous CompaniesValue Creation7 Reasons This Guy’s Job Is Worse Than YoursCautious Optimism, Thy Name Is The CGI “Peanuts” Movie TeaserThis Education Startup Will Keep Your Kids From Getting Too Dumb This SummerWatch Superman Go On Patrol With A GoPro CameraThis Mash-Up of “Frozen” and “Watchmen” Is Quite AccurateIn San Francisco, Landlords Are Evicting Some Tenants For Using AirbnbTop Architects Unite To Save Russia’s Eiffel TowerThe Autonomous Vehicle Is The Innovation That Will Reshape The World More Than Any OtherStudy Says Robots Can Pressure Humans To Do Things Against Their WillChevy Gets Adorable Little Kids To Reenact The “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” Trailer“Urban Jungle Street View” Adds A Dose Of Wilderness To Your Big-City AddressFacebook’s Facial Recognition Software Is Almost As Accurate As A Human EyeLyft Introduces “Happy-Hour Pricing”: Cheaper Fares During Low DemandThis Has Got To Be The Weirdest Bike On KickstarterAn Artist Will Slice This Norwegian Peninsula In Half As A Memorial For Terrorist AttacksGoogle Just Revealed The First Decent Smartwatch InterfaceHow David Rockwell Reinvented The Theater For The TED EraWhy Wolfram|Alpha’s Algorithm Still Relies On Human SmartsEveryone’s Favorite Astronaut Chris Hadfield On Why He Is Pro SpaceX, Anti “Gravity”Stanford’s News About The Big Bang Takes A Turn For The Warm And Fuzzy In This VideoPopulation Density, Mapped As Dripping OozeUh, Wanted? 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