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Takashi Murakami’s Post-Fukushima Fantasy Takes Flight In “Jellyfish Eyes”Bubble Wrap And Algorithms: Riffing On Famous Paintings17 Posters Based On The Architecture Of 17 NationsApple’s VP Of Communications Katie Cotton To RetireWhy Redditors Are Revolting Against Lazy Bourgeois ModeratorsThe Drinkable Book Has Water Filters For PagesThis Brazilian “BBQ Bible” Is Also A Toolset For Charring Your MeatRough Day? This Gorgeous HD Livestream Of Earth From The International Space Station Will HelpCoke Uses Drones To Deliver Refreshment To Singapore’s Migrant WorkersInfographic: All The Wearables You Could Be Wearing Right NowOn The Russian Black Market, Prices Are Dropping For Your Personal DataRising CO2 Levels Find New Ways To Kill You: Lowering The Amount of Nutrients In Our Food“One Perfect Shot” Pares Down Classic Movies to a Single, Definitive FrameShakespeare vs. Aesop Rock: A Vocabulary SmackdownAlmost 70% Of People Would Put Themselves In Danger To Get A Stolen Phone BackHow Security Researchers Foiled An Internet Explorer NightmareThe Future Of Driving: Cameras All Over Your CarGoogle Reveals Classroom, A Tool That Lets Teachers Collect Assignments OnlineHow Steve Jobs’ Death Boosted Public Health EducationWhy The Best Way Into Your Customer’s iPhone Is The Headphone JackThis Modular Urban Farm To Pop Up On Vacant Lots, And Then Move OnThis Fake Ad Skewers Nonsensical Celebrity “Endorsements”Your Future British Airways Flights May Be Powered By GarbageOne Man’s Quest To Donate Flights To People Visiting Their Dying Loved Ones Finally Comes TrueSee A Feline Richard Branson In The “Fat Cats” CampaignEvernote And LinkedIn Launch A New Business Card App For iOS To Organize Your ContactsGoogle Is Shaping The Future Of Apps Like Lego Bricks17th Century Color Manual Finally Gets Its DueA Smarter Bike Lock That You Don’t Have To CarryMarc Maron Brings His Confessional Comedy Back To TVMove Over Oscar Mayer, This Is The Hot Dog Of The FutureA Smarter Light Bulb That Mimics The Setting SunUrban Design Can Change The Lives Of People With AutismThis iPhone App Is The Evernote Of Romance4 Tips On Creativity From The Creator Of Calvin & HobbesWhat It’s Like To Be A Walmart ArchitectMeet The First Electric Mercedes To Come To The U.S.–Powered By TeslaThe Chief Of Microsoft Research On Big Ideas, Failure, And Its New Skunkworks GroupWhy Algorithms Are The Next Star DesignersHow TuneIn Radio Plans To Turn 50 Million Passive Users Into Engaged Followers4 Countries That Are Leaving Silicon Valley In Their TracksYael Cohen On Tuning Out DistractionsWhy Work-Life Integration Trumps Work-Life BalanceHow A Grown-Up Field Trip To A Museum Can Improve Your Work (And Life)By Mingling TaskRabbit And Tinder, Can This Guy Get More Dudes To Go On More Dates?The Entrepreneur Who Wants To Plan Your EveningHow To Master The Fine Art Of Small TalkHow Being Curious Children Led Two Internet Pioneers To InnovationIs There A Fair Way To Pay CEOs?The Other Gender Gap: How Women Entrepreneurs Are Getting Screwed Out Of FundingThe Story Of Stuff’s Annie Leonard Talks About Her New Role As Greenpeace’s Executive DirectorActivision And Vice Made A Doc/Ad For “Call of Duty” About Private Military ContractorsNow You Can Wear The Rug From “The Shining”Why Boston’s City Hall Wants A Chief Digital OfficerCadillac And Spike Lee Help NFL Prospect Teddy Bridgewater Give His Mom A Pink EscaladeNow You Can Hail An Uber Car From The Google Maps AppFrom Fuck Cancer’s Founder, A New App For People Who Ask “How Can I Help?”Pratt Student’s Nerve Disorder Inspired Award-Winning Clothing CollectionWhat Happens When You Break Up With Facebook: NothingA Magical Garden In A Box On The Streets Of LondonThe Set of John Oliver’s HBO Show Features a Hidden Wink At “Game of Thrones”Annie Leonard, Creator of The Story Of Stuff, Is The New Executive Director Of Greenpeace USAThe Trailer For Fox’s “Gotham” Series Shows Off The Gloomy, Pre-Batman Gotham CityNivea’s New Print Ad Can Keep Track Of Your Kid At The BeachFrom France: A Huge Tongue And Giant, Showering Rugby Player Give Outdoor Ads New DimensionBranding 101: We Respond Emotionally To NumbersLyft Partners With MetLife To Provide Auto Insurance For Drivers And PassengersHow Climate Change Is Already Disrupting AmericaDisney’s 12 Principles Of Animation, In A CartoonInspired By Asian Body Pillows, A Mattress Designed To Prevent BedsoresHow Apps Automate Emotional Stuff Like Home Video EditingStitch Labs Teams Up With Square To Bolster Inventory Management Options For Mobile SellersHigh-Tech Backpacks For Dogs Might Be The Future of Search And RescueFacebook Really Is Building The MetaverseCall 1-844-GIRLBOSS For A Quick Confidence BoostThis 700-Page Catalog Of Color Was Created Nearly 3 Centuries Before PantoneThe Newest Piece Of The Sharing Economy: A Subscription Service For Washing MachinesThe Hidden Psychology Of Ordering Food OnlineThe Future Of The Grid Is Local And Distributed, And Universities Are Already Building ItSay Goodbye To The Car Wash With This Self-Cleaning CarVSCO Increases Artist Initiative Fund From $100,000 to $1 Million To Help Creatives Jumpstart Their ProjectsFinally, A Use For Tobacco That Doesn’t Kill You: Making DrugsTumblr’s New App Has 3.3 Billion Unique DesignsA Beautiful New Building Meant To Spark InnovationNeed Creative Inspiration? Take A WalkSee How Filmmakers Used Drones To Tell A Stunning Tale Of How The World Uses WaterThe Smooth Side Of Agency Entrepreneurialism: A Creative Shop Gets Into The Nut-Butter Business3 Ways Big Data Is Going To Be Used Against You In The Future14 Disturbing Posters Illustrate The Dire State Of Our Energy SystemThe Classic Meccano Toy Set Gets A 21st Century SpinHow RadioShack Got Its Groove BackWhat’s The Difference Between A Font And A Typeface?HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan On How Design Can Prepare Us For Climate ChangeThe Most Bike-Friendly States In The U.S.Antivirus Is Dead. Meet The Next Generation of Anti-Hacker ToolsThe Young Turks And The Future Of News On YouTubeNot Just For Toddlers: Give Yourself A Time Out To Boost Creativity8 Ways You Are Turning A Crisis Into Catastrophe (And How To Stop)Charles Duhigg On How The Power of Habit Drives Everything In Life (And Business)Why Your Life Needs A Mission StatementWhy Women CEOs Are More Likely To Be Forced Out6 Quick Fixes To Make Meetings Less Of A Time Suck10 Questions To Finally Change Your HabitsHow To Use the Psychology Of Social Proof To Your Advantage7 Secrets Of People Who Get Enough SleepIs Your Brain Hardwired To Be Negative? Why That Might Be A Good ThingEverything You Need To Know To Become A Remote CEOThe Most Important Part Of An Event Is Not What Happens In The RoomShow Your Love Of The Golden Girls And Papercraft With These Miniature TV PlaysetsTragedy Befalls Your Favorite Disney Characters In “Unhappily Ever After”And Now We Know How a Wes Anderson Porno Would LookDeadline Extended For 2014 Innovation By Design Awards!Credit Where It’s Due: An App That Allows Twitter Users To Watermark Their PhotosWhy Are Norwegian Tank Drivers Wearing Oculus Rift Headsets?A Safer Wedding Band For Active HusbandsAre Your Retirement Investments Helping Gun Companies? This New PSA Can Tell YouNomadic Designer Makes Cool Furniture From TrashEvery Soccer Fan Has A World Cup Opinion In This New ESPN CampaignNext-Gen Music Animates Exactly What You HearThe 1,696 Pairs Of Underwear And Other Items Lost On New York’s SubwaysPeople Are Tracking Thieves Using “Find My IPhone” And Then Hunting Them Down With HammersWe Can’t Wait To Watch This Frederick Law Olmsted DocThis Psychedelic Virtual City Makes Music Controlled By Your Brain WavesStaples’ 3-D Printing Service Has ArrivedSaving Lions By Appointing Masai Warriors As Their ProtectorsYou Can Now Add Stuff To Your Amazon Cart Through Twitter With A HashtagThis Simple Device Harvests Sunshine And Beams It Down To Dark City StreetsBecome A Vigilante With This App That Lets You Report Cars In Handicapped SpacesWhy The R Programming Language Is Good For BusinessPlease Fall Asleep During This PerformanceSunlight Is A Miracle Disinfectant–This Device Will Tell You When It’s Worked Its MagicThink Spinning Turbines Are Bad For Birds? Look At Where You’re SittingGoogle Shopping Launches Same-Day Delivery In NYC and L.A.–And It’s Free For Six MonthsWater-Repellent Concrete Could End The Scourge Of PotholesMapping All The Places In The U.S. With A Population Of ZeroThe 10 Most Resilient Cities In The WorldLook At All The Creatures Living In A Single Cubic FootSee The Human Face Of Devastating Floods With “Drowning World” PhotosTarget Fills the Sky With Stars–And Coldplay–For The Release Of The Band’s New AlbumNetflix Has A Boring New Logo It Doesn’t Want To Talk AboutA Bold Google Homepage For The Modern EraIf Jony Ive Designed The Original Nintendo, It Would Look Like ThisWhy The Color Red Revs You Up (But Lowers Your IQ)How Your Twitter Following Can Get You Discounts On Luxury Hotels8 Incredibly Efficient Cars That Drive Thousands Of Miles On Just One Gallon–Designed By Students12 Of The Coolest Modern Houses You Can Rent On AirbnbHow To Embrace Your Creative Rut And Climb Out Of ItWhy We Can’t Sleep And What It’s Doing to Our Work9 Consultant Skills They Don’t Teach You In Business SchoolWhat Zillow Learned From Setting Unrealistic GoalsFirst Isn’t Always Best: When Patience Pays OffInside The Billion-Dollar Play To Bring Japanese Cool To The WorldHow To Stop Your Office From Zapping Your ProductivityThe Email That Created A MovementHow To Tackle Four Common Ways You Let Your Focus Slip5 Ways To Give Yourself A Confidence BoostMake Every Day “Bring Your Dog To Work” DayThe Rise Of Sadvertising Why Brands Are Determined To Make You CryThe New Takes A Page From Online Dating To Help You Find A CarIs the WWE Network Taking Pay-Per-View To The Top Rope?Kevin Spacey Channels Francis Underwood Once More In Trailer For “Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare”The Next Heartbleed Bug? 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Here’s The BlueprintUsing Citizens As Human Sensors To Improve Public ServicesThis Weekend, Uber Will Clean Out Your Closet For GoodwillThe Overlooked Connection Between Brain Injuries, Incarceration, And HomelessnessDutch Glow-In-The-Dark Roads Don’t Glow So WellThe Day When Our Antibiotics Stop Working Is Coming Very SoonThis Adorable Cabin Has A Secret–It’s Actually An RVReinventing Fair Trade, Starting With A High-Design Paper VaseSee Khaleesi As Drogo And 18 More Chilling Celebrity Face SwapsInfographic: Here’s How Long It Takes To Binge-Watch That Show You Keep Hearing AboutMapping America’s Enormous Prison PopulationAwesome Neon Maps Of City LandmarksThe Quickest Way To Sound Smart? 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You’ll Have More Success Doing It With A FriendL.A. Clippers Fans Are Raising Funds To Buy The Team And Make It A NonprofitEtsy And Lunar Win National Design AwardsHow Facebook Is Streamlining The WebThe History Of Graphic Design, In IconsFrom Stonings To Worm Eggs, The 2,500-Year-Old History Of ConfettiThe World’s First Wearable Fitness Tracker For Kids Aims To Fight Childhood ObesityInfographic: These Are The Weirdest Things Thousands of People Google Every MonthA Tower Of Shipping Containers That Can Reshape Itself In A DisasterThe Next Big Idea For Workers Will Come From The Old School Labor MovementThe New York Times Logo Gets A Clever Revamp4 Award-Winning Buildings That Nudge People To Live Healthier LivesThe Best “Star Wars” Art And Design On The Internet, All In One PlaceGoogle Ventures: Your Design Team Needs A War Room. Here’s How To Set One UpCan The “Lyft Of Moving” Take The Pain Out Of One Of Life’s Most Hated Activities?4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Try To Do Everything Yourself11 Famous Entrepreneurs Share How They Overcame Their Biggest FailureWhy Starting A Loan Business During The Recession Wasn’t A Terrible Idea7 Ways To Turn Your Opponents Into Opportunities4 Reminders Of How Not To Be A Jerk On Twitter8 Personality Traits Of People Who Don’t Let Job Hunting Crush Their SoulsWhy You Should Probably Host A HackathonWhy Are Some People More Creative Than Others?How To Do What You Love And Not Go BrokeHow One Game Studio Is Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease With Spaceships And Sci-fiThis New Rip Curl Watch Allows Surfers To Record And Relive Every Wave