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Vine Launches New Music-Friendly FeaturesNobody Predicted The Next Macklemore Opus Would Be About Mopeds, Yet Here We AreThe U.S. Government Just Gave Contract Workers Way More Organizing PowerGoogle Strikes Back Against Europe’s Antitrust ChargesStare At The Blue Lightsaber In A New-Footage Clip “Star Wars” Posted On InstagramThis Beautiful Animated Short Film Just Happens To Be A Charles Schwab AdApple Announces Next iPhone Event: September 9An Uber Competitor Is Coming To New York’s Taxi FleetWatch The Swirling Islands Of Plastic Trash That Are Filling Up Our OceansThe Chemical Brothers’ New Music Video Is A Gorgeous Dystopian Sci-Fi Short FilmThe FCC Builds Open-Source Video Calling For The DeafBest Dad Ever Made His Son an Optimus Prime Cake That Actually TransformsAt Long Last, Instagram Ends The Tyranny Of The SquareThis Illustrator Has Created A Picture A Day For The Last Eight YearsVisualized: Global Trade As A Frenzy Of Color-Coded Pixels“Eavesdropper” Turns Your Overheard Conversation Into Hilarious ArtAmazon Dismisses “Dozens” Of Engineers Who Worked On Failed Fire PhoneKids Born On 9/11 Want You To Remember The Day With A Good DeedWatch The 17 Most Impressive Surprise Guests From Taylor Swift’s 1989 TourYes, Anti-Facial-Recognition Glasses Are ComingAirbnb Is The Latest Tech Company To Hire Big-Name Political TalentThis “Leather” Purse Didn’t Kill A Cow–It’s Made From FruitUnilever Makes Like A Tree, And Leaves The Forest For The StreetsInfographic: Here Are The Most Embarrassing Popular Google Searches In Each StateYamaha’s Player Piano Brings Auditions To The CloudThis Australian Startup Is Building A Solar Car That Runs IndefinitelyThe Big Bad Wolf Gets A RebrandingFrom The Creator Of “Spelltower,” A Version Of Solitaire That Actually Works On The iPhoneMTV Rolls Out The VMA Red Carpet In Your House With 360-Degree Virtual RealityThis Is What It’s Like To Film a Comedy Show On a Moving Bus3M’s Forthcoming Design Center Riffs On The Archetypal Minnesota CabinMarian Bantjes Makes A Poster Out Of Dirt From Her TravelsVirtual Reality’s Biggest Weakness Could Make It The Next Nintendo WiiZoom Wants Health Care to Be More Like Visiting An Apple StoreThis Mind-Numbing Machine Lets You Experience Making The Minimum WageHot Sauce, USAIn Africa, Chinese Developers Are Building A Mini-ChinaHow An Hour Of Meditation Transformed My WorkdayCould Working Dads Be Underserved, Too?How Can I Say “That’s Not My Job” Without Sounding Rude?Making The Case For Hiring Less And Growing Slowly5 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Start BloggingWhy You Should Focus On Your Second-Best Employees5 Quick And Easy Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In The OfficeHow Ammunition And Apple’s Ex-CEO Plan To Disrupt The “Design Center” Of The Smartphone WorldWith Obi Smartphones, John Sculley Takes Old Lessons From Apple–And Pepsi–To New PlacesBlackRock Acquires FutureAdvisor, In A Bid To Win The Investor Tech Arms RaceWatch The New Star Trek Cast Pay Tribute To Leonard Nimoy In A Charity VideoHear How Improv Makes It Real From Director Joe Swanberg & Actor Jake JohnsonIs Snapchat One Step Closer To Being A Major Content Discovery Platform?Orangina Finds Its Inner Wes Anderson For A Surreal New AdJerrod Carmichael On One Of The Most Important Lessons He Ever LearnedAmazon Takes Its Machine Learning Platform To EuropeAsk the Expert: Felicia Day on Getting RecognizedHow Facebook M Will Hook Us On Shopping At FacebookWhy Rudeness At Work Is So ContagiousA Cheap Modular System Will Provide Better Shelter To Indians With Shoddy Metal RoofsTo Cut Industrial Carbon Emissions, Things Have To Get Super SlipperySure, Why Not? 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