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Pivot-Happy Fab Launches New Brand For Stylish, Yet Affordable, HousewaresTumblr Boots Product Lead Derek GottfridCan The Blackphone Wake Us From An Android Security Nightmare?If These Fans Get Their Wish, Ronald Reagan National Airport Will Be Renamed After Tim HowardFormer Punk Rock Fashion Icon Vivienne Westwood Revamps Virgin Atlantic’s WardrobeEvery Time You Shower, This Gadget Makes Energy From The Extra HeatInfographic: This Map of All “Lord of the Rings” Journeys Goes There (And Back Again)The Target Hack Is Still A Boon To Security StartupsJudges Order Uber And Lyft To Hit The Brakes In PittsburghBurger King Celebrates Gay Pride With A “Proud Whopper,” And A MessageHow Scoot’s CEO Is Reimagining Public TransportationGraphic Designer Scott Stowell: Why You Should Take On Projects You Don’t Know How To DoTarget “Respectfully” Asks Shoppers To Keep Guns Out Of Its StoresWhere Does the Fox Shop? HermèsEverything Is Not Awesome: Greenpeace Launches Protest Against LegoHow Jumpsuits Became Cool AgainFacebook Says It Manipulated Your Feelings To Give You What You WantAs If! Startup Tries To Recreate Cher’s Virtual Closet In “Clueless”Reusable Shipping Pouches Are Padded Like Football HelmetsDavid Cronenberg’s New NSFW Short Film Will Give You Insect-Filled NightmaresWhy The Music Industry’s Next Big Disruption Is In The Recording StudioThese Beautiful Objects Are Made Of Human HairBuy Your Own Rare, Unreleased Apple Computer ModelWhy New York Might Need Canals To Survive Climate ChangeThese Dew-Harvesting Boxes Stave Off The World’s Expanding DesertsAn Electric Bus That Recharges While You Step InsideTake A Look At Getty Images’ 360-Degree View Of The 2014 World CupBehind The Scenes Of Design Observer’s New LookThese Clever Gardens For Your Apartment Are Built From Ikea PartsBeer In A Bag, Now Making It Easier To Share Your Homebrew With FriendsGiving Up Meat Could Halve The Carbon Footprint Of Your DietThis Company’s Business Plan Includes TrespassingAcrobatic “Lightmen” Bring Kuala Lumpur’s Skyline To Life For LexusHow Can We Make Cities Quieter?This Tree-Shaped Farm-On-A-Skyscraper Could Bring Acres Of Crops Into The CityWhy One Of Google’s Wildest Designers Left For A BankProven Tactics To Make Your PR Campaign A SuccessKickstarter’s New Craftworld: Niche Courtship, Data Calls, and a Bunch of Handmade PensThis Company Can Predict The FutureFormer NFL Linebacker Dhani Jones On Letting His Mind WanderTreat Your Employees Like Your Best CustomersFrom Sponsored Wedding To Sponsored Content: How One Man Uses Likability To Get What He Wants10 Significant Things You Likely Didn’t Know About Social Media But ShouldHow To Assert Your Independence During A Digital DetoxThe Only 6 People You Need On Your Founding Startup Team9 Body Language Tricks to Improve Your Negotiation Skills5 Ways To Pin Like A Boss On PinterestAsk The Experts, The Crowdsourced Edition: Your Answers To Popular Reader QuestionsSee, And Vote On, The Jaw-Dropping Contenders For The Year’s Best Wildlife PhotographFTC Sues T-Mobile For Billing “Hundreds Of Millions” In Unauthorized ChargesPsst: Troll Your Facebook Friends With Fake News StoriesAstronaut Chris Hadfield Sings A Very Canadian Happy Canada Day SongIBM And Toyota Partner On An App Framework For CarsHow Viral Is That Vine? Analytics Arrive On Twitter’s Video AppTwitter’s 4 Major Moves To Make Money–If Brands Don’t Kill It FirstThe Inspiration Behind ScootHow Leap Motion is Disrupting Categories Beyond The PCLeap Motion: From Concept To ProductThe Most Spectacular Astronomy Photographs Of 2014These Advertising Billboards Could Literally Be A Roof Over Someone’s HeadESPN Wants You Yelling USA!USA!USA! By The End Of This VideoArchitect Zaha Hadid Wins Design Award For “Supporting Forced Evictions, Illegal Demolition, And Bonded Labor”With SnapUp, Hunting For Deals Is As Easy As Taking A ScreenshotFacebook ToS Didn’t Say “Research” Until After News Feed ExperimentMoment: The Invisible App Designed To Cure iPhone ZombiesThe Man Who Wants To Fix Education’s Secrecy ProblemHere’s How Facebook Tests Sponsored Posts247 Years Of American Flags, VisualizedFormer Tinder Exec Sues Her Old Employer For Sexual HarassmentOh Grrrrrrreatt, 300 Vintage Ad Characters Have Invaded SFOHow DJ Skee Is Reinventing What It Means To Be A DJNostalgic For Lava Lamps? An Illustrated History Of Interior DesignFaux-Marketing Savant Nathan Fielder Offers An Unused “Nathan For You” Gem And The Truth About Going ViralThis Lid For Fruit Saves Half-Eaten Produce From The TrashDesigner Dad Teaches His 2-Year-Old Daughter About Typography With Edible ABCsThese Giant Fruit-Filled Towers Illustrate How Food Shortages Become RealitySending Robots To Print Infrastructure On Mars, So It’s Ready When We Get ThereWearable Superhero Accessories To Fight Pollution In Your Own HomeTiny Houses Have A Not-So-Tiny ProblemThe Most American Brands In America, According To AmericansThis Is Where People Will Live The Next Time A Natural Disaster Hits New YorkCan Better Acoustics Make Open Offices Suck Less?How Pharrell’s Creative Director Is Making The World Happy4 Designs That Reimagine The Farmers MarketGoogle Is About To Take Over Your Whole Life, And You Won’t Even NoticeA Short History Of Typewriter ArtTreatings Transitions Online Networking Into Real-Life Coffee Dates3 Questions To Ask Yourself Daily To Feel More Satisfied At WorkDrone Vs. Boxer: Let’s Get Ready To Tumble!Drone Vs. Car Wash: Watch A Wet And Wild Face-OffDrone Vs. Jenga: Who Wins This Wooden War?Drone Vs. Baseball Bat: Going…Going…Gone!Drone Vs. Soccer Ball: See Why Tim Howard’s Job As U.S. Goalie Is Very SecureDrone Vs. Remote Control Cars: Only One Survives!Internet Of Things Brings Harry Potter’s “Marauders Map” To LifeThe Most And Least Walkable Cities In The U.S.Why You Should Rethink That Morning MeetingThe Man Who Branded Berkeley3 Content Marketing Lessons The Music Business Has Taught UsWhen The Lesson About Setting Boundaries Is Learned The Hard WayHow GoPro Is Transforming Advertising As We Know ItHow To Mute Your Negative Inner DialogueHow Pro Athletes Strike A Work-Life Balance, And You Can, Too5 Ways To Keep Your Rock Star Employees From Quitting6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Boost Your Self-ControlWhy The Future Of Marketing Belongs To Geeks And FreaksMeet 12 “Rejected Princesses” Who Are Too Badass For DisneyDoes The Internet Need An Emoji-Only Social Network? No, But Who Cares?Google Says Goodbye To Its First Social NetworkFinally, A Social Network That Won’t Turn Us Into Addicts–But How Will It Thrive?GM Payouts To Victims Will Range From $20,000 To MillionsA New PSA Aims To Reverse Anti-Turban BiasBritish Airways Made A Blanket That Measures Passengers’ MoodsSurprise! Report Says Washington D.C. Is The Most Walkable City In The U.S.Borrowing From Facebook, Twitter Rolls Out App-Install Ads GloballyNYC Souvenir Made Of Generic, Factory-Made NYC SouvenirsYour Emotions Might Have Been Messed With By Researchers On Facebook: Now They’re Saying SorryBitcoin Transactions Are Now Legal In CaliforniaThese Parental Control Ads Make Use Of Your Dirty, Dirty MindWhat Do Algorithms Look Like?See The Poster For “The Strain” That’s Too Much For L.A. Commuters (And Probably You)Artist Glues Together Hundreds Of Colored Pencils To Create World’s Most Kid-Friendly VasesThe Case For Building (Not Buying) Your Tech SolutionsHow Solar-Paneled “Plug-And-Play Donkeys” Bring The Internet To Turkish SheepherdersL.A. Schools To Give Students Laptops Instead Of iPadsWhy Academics Are Incensed By Facebook’s Emotion-Manipulating Social ExperimentThe Takeout Box Gets A Clever RevampHow Startups Can Use M&A To Hack GrowthHow Warby Parker Supercharged Its Data Science ToolsA Periodic Table Of Fictional ElementsHow One Company Is Planning To Draw Brands Into Immersive Live TheaterNow You Can Even License Fonts For Social GoodThe Director Of “They Came Together” On Making Movies With Ensembles Full Of Creative Polymaths“On Behalf Of Women Architects I Express Our Collective And Respectful Anger”Are Americans’ Environmental Attitudes Finally Changing?A Panic Button For Activists And Journalists Who Get Into TroubleThis Plastic Sheet Morphs Into A Disaster Shelter In 2 MinutesHelp Find A Placebo Treatment For HappinessTony Hsieh: Downtown Vegas Is “A Mini-TED Conference Every Weekend”How Many Of China’s 200 New Eco-Cities Will Actually Be Built?Is This The Crowdfunding Site App Developers Have Been Wishing For?Beautiful Stamps Reveal The Hidden Geometry Of The World CupData Cuisine: The Edible Future Of InfographicsUsing Science To Throw A Killer PartyWhere Do Emoji Come From?IBM’s Watson Is Now A Cooking App With Infinite RecipesMeet The K-Goal, A FitBit For Your VaginaThe Anti-Thiel Fellowship: $100,000 To Students Who Stay In School And Work On Their Ideas10 Breakthrough Innovations That Will Shape The World In 2025Humans Are About To Taste The First Genetically Engineered “Super” BananasHow Far Corporations Still Need To Go To Actually Reflect America’s DiversityHow Understanding Personalities Can Change Your CareerNo Product? No Problem. How Telepathy Hyped Its Way Into Your HeartDoes The Office Bully Have More Job Security?How A Brooklyn Blogger Built A Flea Market Empire OvernightAsk The Experts: Is It A Bad Idea To Live With My Co-Workers?Why Men With Daughters May Be The Key To Closing The Gender Wage Gap5 Ways To Crash Your Own Pity PartyRelease Your Inner Genius With These 5 TipsThe Science Of BrainstormingValar Morghooooooooooolis: See World Cup Uniforms, Game Of Thrones StyleMake Every Second Count: 8 Rules For YouTube Success From The Creators Of Epic Rap BattlesThis Startup Had Over 5 Million Users And A Great Product. Then It FoldedApple Is Killing Off Aperture, Its Pro Photo EditorNorway Ends Online Voting For Local And National ElectionsDirector Of National Intelligence Publishes First Transparency Report On SurveillanceIn An Attempt To Relive Its Glory Days, The Trapper Keeper Is Now An iPad CaseIt’s Time To Rethink The American CityIkea’s Newest Catalog Is A “Website” On InstagramWould You Live In A Home Built Almost Entirely From Trash?Computer Scientists Show That Mass Incarceration Is ContagiousAll 136 World Cup Goals So Far, In One Kicky VideoEvery Goal From Every Game In The 2014 World Cup–VisualizedThe Golden Age Of Soviet DesignThis Audio Illusion Reveals A Funny Quirk About Your BrainWhy Is Matt Lauer Asking Mary Barra About Motherhood?Get Ready For More Gmail Apps With Its New APIThis Cocaine-Munching Enzyme Could Save LivesThis Gun Safety Ad Featuring Sex Toys Is Horrific In A Different WayThe Top 5 Leadership Stories, June 23-27Sound Advice On Making And Selling HardwareGoogle Wants Developers Building Virtual-Reality Apps For A Piece Of CardboardThe Most Daring, Fraudulent, Incredible Crowdfunding Campaigns Online NowBono and Jonathan Ive Provide an Inside Look At The Success–And Future–Of (RED)SoundCloud’s Dramatic New App Update Puts All The Focus On ListeningThis Weekend, Uber A WeddingThe Air In The U.S. Is Less Disgusting Than It Was A Decade AgoArtist Skewers People With Neon BarsHow (And Why) To Hack Your Office With iBeaconsFlying Less Convenient Routes Could Cut Climate ChangeGoogle Starts Removing Links From Search Results For European UsersDirector Bong Joon-ho Imagines “Spartacus on a Train” With Sci-Fi Spectacle “Snowpiercer”No More Bubble Wrap: A Clever Reusable Packing System Eliminates WasteCorrespondence Course: John Moe Is Deconstructing Pop Culture, One Letter At A TimePart Robot, Part Vacuum, Part Electric Golf Caddy, The Robot That Will Clean Our BeachesA Film About Africa That Doesn’t Want You To “Save” AfricaNo More Training Wheels: This Bike For Kids Just Won’t Fall OverNever Wait In Line AgainSan Francisco’s Sexy Water Conservation Campaign Asks Residents To Have A QuickieComputer Scientists Are Building An Internet Of Dogs For Emergency Rescues“We Have Designed Cities To Make People Ill”Fragrance Brands Are Finally Designing Men’s Cologne That Won’t Punch You In The FaceWhat We’ll All Look Like In 2060The Mad-Genius Paradox: Creativity Could Be Tied To Both Sanity And MadnessHow Pop Chart Lab Turned Trendy Infographics Into A Serious BusinessThis Dairy Farm Is Actually The Office Of A Thriving Health Care Tech CompanyA Better (Flatter) Way To Watch The World CupShould Universities Be Built In Silicon Valley’s Image?What Can Phil Jackson, Knicks President Learn from Phil Jackson, Leadership Guru?Why The Desires Of Gamers Are Driving Xbox One’s New DirectionA Scientific Approach To Creating Insanely Viral VideosSpotify’s Design Lead On Why Side Projects Should Be Stupid“We’re Crushing It!” How Three Total Bros And Their Mom Created Costco’s New Favorite Salad DressingThe Tech Company With The Radical Idea That Having A Baby Shouldn’t Derail Your CareerMovies At Work: An Untapped Motivational Method?5 Ways Women Can Stick Together In the Workplace5 Free Apps For Improving Your Morning RoutineThe Two Little Words That Will Make Or Break Your Sharing Economy BusinessDamon Lindelof And Tom Perrotta Explore Rapture, Mad Dogs, And Unsolved Misery In “The Leftovers”The Art For This “True Detective” Bootleg DVD Cover Is The Only Art That Matters TodayESPN’s New World Cup Livestreaming Record Proves No One Did Work TodayIs FIFA Really Investigating Neymar For Unapproved World Cup Underwear?Is Your Office AC Freezing You? This Heater Follows You Around With A Bubble Of WarmthMost People Will Pay More Money For Products From Socially Responsible CompaniesNew Yorkers Hack The Restaurant ExperienceWhy This IT Guy Went Into 3-D ManufacturingThis Always Ad Asks What It Means To Do Something “Like a Girl”The Consumerist Aliens From “They Live” Are Back–In A Guerilla-Style Art InstallationRahm Emanuel: Rethinking Space Is “Essential For A City”The Maker Of The Best Used Car Spot Ever Is Back With Another Mind-Blower For VolvoInfographic: Find Out How Quickly You’d Die In The “Game Of Thrones” WorldWhy Storehouse Wants Mechanics Reading Stories About FashionA Photographer Let A Grizzly Bear Eat His Videocamera–The Footage Gives You A Glimpse Of DeathMeet The Woman Behind Hidden Innovations At Mario Batali’s RestaurantsUruguay’s Suarez Made Twitter Suck, Now He’s Banned From World Cup For BitingStartup Tinker Tailor Lets You Customize Designer ClothingInside SoundCloud’s Radically Minimal New iPhone AppGorgeous Pentagram App Lets You Remix New York City Ballet’s ChoreographyFacebook’s Internal Diversity Numbers Look The Same As Everyone Else’sHow Unaffordable Is A House In Your City?Track Air Pollution With This Smart UmbrellaAt Google I/O, Android Wear Smartwatches Are On Full DisplayNew Video Games Based On NASA Tech Change Gameplay Based On How Stressed You AreFor When You’re Inciting A Revolution Or In A Disaster, A Way To Send Mobile Messages Completely Off The GridWatch Global Childhood Mortality Plummet Around The WorldRevealing The Naked Truth Behind the Agency-Client RelationshipGoogle’s Ray Kurzweil: The Business Of Extending Human Life Is Going Into “High Gear”Google Creates A Real-Life “Easy Button” That Can Do Anything With A TapWhat If M.C. Escher Designed A Typeface?Arduino-Powered Lamp Changes Colors To Reflect The WeatherSci-Fi And Horror Films Turned Into Star Charts“There’s These Two Knights, And I’m From Queens!” Making “Vicious”How Google’s Project Ara Could Pave The Way For Next-Gen UIKickstarter Bets On Bringing The Slow Europe Model Of Journalism To The U.S.Make Your Own Bike Lane With This Bike’s Special Laser BeamsThese Pollution-Cleaning Towers In China Will Be The Tallest Skyscrapers In The WorldA Slimmer Meal Tray Will Save Virgin Atlantic Millions Of Gallons Of FuelThis Texas Professor Is Turning A Dumpster Into The World’s Ultimate Tiny HomeThe RecommenderReflect and ReuseDesigning the Perfect StaffAttack of the Sharkwitter!“Boyhood” Director Richard Linklater Shares His Keys To Great StorytellingThe Grown Throne6 Ways The Class Of 2015 Can Stand Out To Their Future EmployersHow To Stick To Your Habit ChangesWhy Finding Meaning At Work Is More Important Than Feeling HappyWe Tried To Design Our Own Iron Man Suit. It Wasn’t Always PrettyThe Airbnb Of Car Renting? How RelayRides Is Switching GearsWhy Venting About Work Frustrations Actually Makes You AngrierThe Art Of Self-Promotion On Social MediaHow You Can Turn “Not My Job” Into A Personal Development Opportunity4 Speech Habits That Are Undermining Your Job ChancesWhy Creativity Is Your Best Negotiation TacticFormer CEO On Starting Over And Finding Success After Spectacular DisappointmentsFrom the Pencil ‘Stache to the Handlebar, See 100 Years of Facial Hair History6 Screenwriting Tips From In-Demand “Burning Love” Creator Erica Oyama