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Samsung Introduces A Wearable Health Tracker That Geeks and Insurance Companies Will LoveIkea Launches 2013 Catalog With Colorfully Bizarre New Music VideoSt. John Ambulance Ad Demonstrates Life’s Less Pleasant Saving the Drama For Your Mama (Who Will Be Watching the Super Bowl)This Guy Lives Moneyless, Stateless, And ProudThe 10 Happiest States In The U.S.Disownership Is Popular With Baby Boomers, Southerners, And Everyone Else In The U.S.Apple Buys Beats Electronics For $3 BillionLevar Burton Is Bringing “Reading Rainbow” Back Via KickstarterPocket Goes Premium With Permanent Library, Enhanced Search, And Auto-Tagging“This American Life” Goes Indie, Will Be Self-DistributedThese Bird-Inspired High Heels Will Give You NightmaresThe Surprising Reason Oil Companies Love Google GlassThis Redesigned Cap Turns Any Water Bottle Into A Vegetable GardenDiscovering The Universal Truths Of A BicycleThe Key Points in Mary Meeker’s Annual (And Prophetic) “Internet Trends” PresentationSoccer History And Minimalism Meet In These Striking World Cup PostersAmazon Defends Its Tactics In Its Battle With HachetteA Legacy of Leadership: Maya Angelou, 1928-2014A Grieving Father’s Words Inspire #NotOneMore MovementInstabug Launches Bug-Tracking Tool For Mobile DevelopersIdris Elba Directed a Short Film For Pepsi’s World Cup CampaignFinally, A Useful Correlation Between Cell Phones And CancerA Kitchen Designed With Aging Baby Boomers In MindSquare Capital: Small Business Financing That You Pay Back With SwipesWhy Bali Should Become A Bitcoin IslandGoogle’s Cars, Skype’s Translators, And Goop: Burning Questions From Day One Of Re/code’s Code ConferenceFrog Crowdfunds A $250 3-D PrinterGoogle’s Self-Driving Car Is Real, And It Looks Like A Tiny Bubble-CarWarby Parker’s Neil Blumenthal on FocusTake This Quiz And See If You Can Guess Random People’s Ages (It’s For Science)In Madrid, It Now Costs More To Park If You Have A Dirty CarNew Technology Lets Objects Camouflage Themselves In Plain SightThe Last Living Chinese Women With Bound FeetKangaroo Light Will Help You Spelunk The Dark Caverns Of Your BagCreative Types Will Love These High-Tech Retro HeadphonesAll Of The Surprising Data That Companies Buy And Sell About YouInside The Operating Room Of The Future, Where Doctors Use Google GlassWhat Will The Economy Look Like When The Robots Take Your Job?The Trailer For The Kickstarted “Dark Dungeons” Movie About The Dangers Of D&D Is PerfectYou Probably Won’t Guess Which Film Directors Have The Highest Body CountsThe Case For A 19 MPH Speed LimitHow One Woman Is Saving The Book Industry–The Old-Fashioned WayThe Dead Simple Way Google Ventures Unlocks Great IdeasAutodesk’s Draco Lets You Animate An Illustration In SecondsNYT Cooking: The Recipe Collection You’ve Been Waiting ForAre Teachers Distracting Students With Bad Interior Design?With This Tech, I Thee Wed: How One Couple Created Their Dream Wedding For Under $10,000Dash Hudson Is A Style App For Young Men Who Shop On Their PhonesThe Creative Case For Learning From ScratchThe Best Bus Stops In The World Are Hiding In This Tiny Austrian VillageThe Best (And Worst) Countries For Workers5 Brilliant Business Lessons From Mötley Crüe (Seriously!)Uber Is the New GoogleHow To Transform Your Creative Thinking In Five MinutesIs Your Smartphone Killing Your Productivity?Building A Startup Culture That Works No Matter Where Your Offices AreWhat You Need To Know About Training Your Employees So They’ll Stick Around6 Pitfalls Savvy CEOs Avoid At All Costs, And You Should, Too4 Things Successful Businesses Do To Get Consistent ResultsNo Office, No Problem: 5 Strategies For Managing An All-Virtual TeamTough Mudder’s CEO On Depending On A TeamAsk The Experts: Is It A Bad Idea To Start A Business With My Spouse?Stunning Works of Paleoart Bring Dinosaurs To LifeSix Small App Companies Doing Huge Things With Bluetooth LEThese New Apple Ads Show The iPad As The Perfect Creative ToolFacebook Will Show Fewer Updates Automatically Posted By Third PartiesSamsung Gears Up To Make Health-Related AnnouncementAxe’s Algorithm Can Tell You If You’re Trying Too Hard On Social MediaHow Did Stripe Earn So Much Nerd Cred Doing Payments?Brazil Scores An Early World Cup Win With Its Graffiti-Covered Team PlaneA Smart Light That Sets The Right Mood For Everything You DoSometimes You’re Just One Hop From Something HugeThis New ESPN Ad Says There’s Only One Time Zone During The World CupA Liquid Air Engine Reduces The Enormous Emissions Of Refrigerated TrucksMapping America’s Homelessness Problem Visualizes The Extent Of An Often Invisible ProblemWhy Exactly Does The Government Suck So Badly At Software?Time For A Career Shift? New York City UberX Drivers Can Earn $90,766 A YearAdidas Brings Kanye And Messi Together For “The Dream” World Cup SpotR.I.P. Massimo Vignelli, One Of The Greatest 20th Century DesignersFinally, A Venmo For Bitcoin?“Cyber-Seniors” Showcases The Creative Potential Of The Over-65 SetRap Genius’s Mahbod Moghadam Resigns After Annotating Santa Barbara Killer’s Manifesto With Awful CommentsIt Has Never Been Easier To Find Out Who’s Paying Your CongressmanAn Alternative History Of The Web’s OriginsBeyond Books: A New Film Shows The Vital Role Public Libraries Play In New York CommunitiesThe Sharing Economy Isn’t Just For Consumers: Now Small Businesses Are Getting In On The GameA Filmed Reminder Of How Much Fun Unbridled Creativity Can BeMcDonald’s Will Let Individual Suppliers Figure Out How To Source Sustainable BeefIf Net Neutrality Is Such A Big Deal, How Come It’s Not In The News?These Beautifully Twisty Bridges Reunite Two Halves Of A Divided CityWhich Countries Have The Worst Track Record On Gay Rights?The Fascinating Design Stories Of 5 Unrecognized MicronationsThis Sustainable Furniture Is Made By A Veteran-Only WorkforceThis Gorgeous iPad Science Book Will Make You Feel Like A Kid AgainAerial Photos Document The Abstract, Beautiful, And Garish Ways Americans PlayWhy The Rubik’s Cube Fascinates DesignersHow To Redesign Stadiums For People Who’d Rather Watch Games On TVMeet The Topshop Alum Who Could Change How You Dress At WorkBanks Are Deploying Voice Biometrics So That You Don’t Have To Tell Them Your Mother’s Maiden Name AgainA Neuroscientist’s Quest To Debunk Harmful Misconceptions About AddictionHow To Make An Instagram Mood Board, Courtesy Of Nail-Art Phenom Fleury RoseIn A World Awash In Kindles And iPads, Niche E-Readers Flourish In Unlikely Places–Like SubmarinesSallie Krawcheck’s Next ActThis Necklace Makes A Fake Phone Call To Get Women Out Of Bad SituationsWhat If Billboards Advertised Art Instead Of Stuff You Don’t Need?Marc Andreessen On How To Turn Impossible Ideas Into Successful BusinessesClosing The Gender Divide: Why Confidence and Leaning In Alone Won’t Cut ItWhat I Learned From Checking Email Only Twice A DayJonah Berger On The Science Behind Why Things Go ViralThe 5 Most Cringeworthy Mistakes Your CEO Could MakeHere’s An Early Look At Volvo’s Self-Parking, Driverless Car, Due To Hit Streets In 2017Just Because You’re Quiet Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be HeardHow Corporations Can Change The World (For The Better)Hate Your Boss? Here Are 3 Ways To Keep Your SanityHow To Hack Into Your Flow State And Quintuple Your Productivity6 Research-Backed Ways To Get More Followers On Any Social MediaWatch “Brandals” Replace 365 Ads With 365 Pieces Of Art Across The U.K.A Street Artist Shows The Beauty And Power Of Weeds In Urban Garden ProjectWill Drones Make The U.S. Navy Migrate To The Cloud?The Recommender: Valerie Lapinski, Butter Lamb ArtistBanana Boat Wants You To Defy The Sun Like A ManAmazon Tightens The Squeeze On HachetteA New Ad Campaign Is Designed To Save You In A HurricaneWikiLeaks: The NSA Has Been Recording Phone Calls In AfghanistanThe Trailer For Roger Ebert Documentary “Life Itself” Is Funny And BeautifulMarvel And BBDO Create A New Avengers Comic To Promote DiversityThe Homepage Is Dead! Long Live The Homepage!Honda Creates A Mythical Map For An Iconic Motorcycle RaceWhy This Nascar Team Is Putting RFID Sensors On Every Person In The PitThe Top 5 Leadership Stories, May 19-23Get Your Beer Goggles Here! Baseball Team Hosts Tinder-Themed Game Along With $1 BrewsA Group Of Artists Turned This Terrible “X-Men” Coloring Book Into A MasterpieceTwitter Might Be Experimenting With A Way To Attach Videos To Your Tweets With A HashtagInfographic: Should You Buy Or Rent A House?Comedy Central’s Latest App Brings Augmented Reality Ridicule To Election PostersNASA Helps Planet Earth Come Together For A “Global Selfie”Mix Drinks Mad Libs-Style This WeekendNew York City Is Using Your Yelp Reviews To Find Health Code ViolationsMIT Invents A Tool For Restoring Damaged Rothko MuralsHow Pop Chart Lab Made That Amazing Apple InfographicThe Only Chart You Need To Mix A Proper Cocktail8 Disgusting Creatures You Can Actually Eat [Photos]MIT’s CityHome Is A House In A Box You Control By Waving Your HandGravity Sketch Tablet Lets You Draw In Mid-AirThis House Appears To Grow Out Of The GroundColorful Kit Lets You Mix And Match Architects’ ToolsAll The Ways Nanotech Could Fix Our Bodies In The FutureDivers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World’s OceansHow Drones Can Save Lives Around The WorldI Tasted BBQ Sauce Made By IBM’s Watson, And Loved ItHow Impact Investments Can Transform A Social Good StartupGenerating Solar Power In Space May Be A Fantasy, But It’s A Good FantasyNow Doctors Are Prescribing Walks In The Park To Get Us Off Our ButtsAn Old Skyscraper Is Going Green With A Massive, New Solar FacadeThe Cities With The Most Energy-Efficient BuildingsCan Predictive Analytics Prevent Mischief In Corporate Finance?Google Tops This List Of Companies That Offer The Best Pay And PerksYour Next Manicure Will Be A PicassoChet’s MixCan A Digital Connection Replace A Physical One?5 Free Apps For The Best Summer Vacation EverHow To Squeeze All The Happiness Possible Out Of Your Vacation DaysWhat If Every Weekend Was Three Days Long? At These Companies It IsThe 4 Essential Elements To Getting Your Point AcrossWhy Innovating Means Eliminating Much Of What We Have Just CreatedThis Infographic Will Tell You What Music You Should Listen To At WorkWatch The Amazing Sci-Fi Story Told With One Camera Trained On One Guy’s FaceBingeing? Skippable Tumblr Tells You Which Episodes Of Those Shows You Can Skip“Halt And Catch Fire” Showrunner Jonathan Lisco On Making Computers Interesting With Complex CharactersInfographic: The Vocal Ranges of Your All-Time Favorite Singers, VisualizedOsmo Brings A Software Sleight-Of-Hand To Traditional ToysStripe Now Lets Users Send Money To Debit CardsWatch It: This Video Examines Spielberg’s Fondness For Scenes With One Long TakeDisneyland Paris Made A Castle Out Of Kids’ DrawingsSamsung Enters The Virtual Reality WarBIG Designs Tableware Inspired By City SkylinesThe Cycle Of Poverty Is Psychological, Not Just FinancialBorn Behind: The Effects Of Income Inequality Start While You’re In The WombGo To College: The Earnings Gap Between College And High School Graduates Is Still GrowingMcDonald’s Makes Simple Graphics Out Of Its Food In New Poster CampaignHouse Passes Bill To Overhaul NSA’s Collection Of Phone RecordsApple Says An IMessage Fix For Former iPhone Owners Is On The WayAxe Adds “Sexy Sweat” To Essential Business Card InformationBurberry Alumni Aim To Stir Your Emotions (And Mine Your Feelings) With New Musical Photo App: TunepicsOnce Upon a Time, There Was a HedgehogRobyn Cruises Around In Volvo’s Newest “Made In Sweden” CommercialWatch This Insanely Terrifying Supercell ThunderstormGive Your Boring Water Filter A Spiritual MakeoverRoll These Wooden Dice To Be A (Foolproof) MixologistThis Backpack Vaporizes Your Data And Puts You Behind A SmokescreenFacebook Switches Default Share Setting From “Everyone” To “Friends,” Aims To Save You From YourselfWhat Is The Value Of Radical Experimentation In Tech?Fab To Lay Off Around 90 EmployeesGoing On Vacation? Find A Pet-Sitter With DoggyBnBNow You Can See Which Diseases Are Trending At The Doctor’s OfficeA Tiny Train Powers Berg’s Reinvented Message BoardHow Domino’s Became A Tech CompanyThis Automated Knitting Machine With 340 Needles Is Old-School 3-D PrintingTake A Look At Apple’s First iWatchWatch: Stop-Motion Puppetry Short That Plato Would’ve LovedPETA Partners With Morrissey To Make An Emotional Pitch For VeganismCan This Umbrella-Sized Folding Bike Actually Work?Cameras In Berlin Are Recording 100-Year Exposures To Document The Changing CityFuture Planes Might Run On Just Sunshine, Water, And CO2 Sucked From The AirHaunting Photographs Of Modern-Day Ghost TownsWhy Taking A Vacation Can Make You Better At Your JobApp Turns NYC Subway Maps Into Interactive Data VisualizationsHow Brooklyn Is Helping To Put Philly On The Food MapWhy Your Local Cell Tower Looks Like A Half-Assed TreeIs This The Medium Of Image Sharing? Storehouse Wants Your Online Stories To Be Simply Beautiful4 Myths About Apple Design, From An Ex-Apple DesignerHint Water’s Kara Goldin Is A Flavored-Water Magnate. Just Don’t Call Her “Sweetie”Trent Reznor On How Sobriety, Discomfort, And Experimentation Fuel His Creative PursuitsThe Most Creative People In Health Care, 2014Thumbtack Is Coming For Yelp And Angie’s List As the Smartest Way To Hire Skilled ProsThe Airport Of The Future Will Relax You, Instead Of Stressing You Nearly To DeathA Silicon Valley VC Imagines A Future Where Most Of Us (Except Robots) Don’t Have JobsThis Artist Is Filling In Chicago’s Potholes With MosaicsHow To Master The Fine Art Of Following Up On A Job Without Being AnnoyingIs College Still Worth It?The Best Advice From The Most Viewed Commencement SpeechesThe Difference Between Wanting And Having To WorkPlanning Your Future Is Pointless. The How And Why Of Embracing Uncertainty5 Ways To Prevent Your Top Recruits From Jumping ShipWhat A Coffee Shop Can Teach You About Finding Loyal CustomersMost Workplaces Don’t Make Everyone Feel Valued–Here’s How To Fix That