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The House That Calculus BuiltVolvo’s Electric Bus Is So Quiet It’s A Perfect Place For A ConcertThe Nation’s First Hospital Makerspace For Nurses Is Reinventing MedicineApple Expands ResearchKit To Autism, Melanoma, Epilepsy, MoreIf “Jurassic World” Were Released In 1978, The Trailer Would Totally Look Like ThisGeneral Mills And Biz Markie Launch Marshmallow-Only Lucky Charms ContestBlood Test Startup Theranos Calls WSJ Exposé “Baseless” And “Erroneous”Inside Netflix’s $12-Million, Oscar-Seeking Gamble On “Beasts Of No Nation”NBC Launching Streaming Comedy Service With Dan Harmon, Wyatt Cenac, UCBLet Westin Hotels And McSweeney’s Create Your Ultimate Out Of Office MessageThis Couple Is So Obsessed With “Game of Thrones,” They Took A Vacay To CroatiaStreet Artists Snuck “Homeland Is Racist” Graffiti Into Latest Episode Of “Homeland”Best Made’s Weather Station Tells You When It’s Just Right OutsideMeet Dropbox Paper, Dropbox’s New Approach To CollaborationVintage Book Covers, Beautifully AnimatedJetBlue Upgrades Its Flying Experience With Free Wi-FiA Gorgeous Fuse Box Designed For The Nest GenerationMorgan Stanley Thinks Inequality Is History—But Don’t Count On ItMeasuring The Millennium Development Goals: Halving Child Death RatesAirbus Finds New Way To Squeeze More Passengers Into A Plane: Stacked SeatsFormer Film Student, Neon Indian, On How Making Albums Is Like Making MoviesYahoo Mail’s Mobile App Gets A Whole Lot Slicker And SpeedierToday in Tabs: The Future of JournalismHow Homegrown Production Empire, Rooster Teeth, Is Gunning For HBO and NetflixOne Of TV’s Best-Kept Secrets, “Please Like Me” Grows Up(Male) Ad Agency Execs Speak Out On Gender EqualityHightail Launches “Spaces,” A Collaborative File-Sharing Tool For Visual AssetsWhy Vocativ Is Doubling Down On Data Viz1,100 Creative Ways Artists And Graphic Designers Interpret Shakespeare10 Years In The Making, Nicholas Felton Files His Final Feltron ReportSee How Much Of Miami, New Orleans, And New York Will Be Underwater Because Of Climate ChangeThis Sofa, Bookcase, And Desk All Double As Places To Store Your BikeThe Business Case For Helping New Moms Pump At WorkThis Photographer Removes Our Phones From His Photos To Show Us How Addicted We AreBradford Shellhammer’s Bezar Launches Designer Storefronts6 Productivity Experts Show Us What’s On Their Desks (And What Should Be On Yours)Is A Messy Desk Really Better For Creativity?7 Strategies For Regaining Focus In A Hectic WorkplaceYour Startup’s Guide To Hiring The Right CEOAs The Boss’s Wife, Do I Really Have To Attend His Work Events?Chronically Unproductive? It’s Not You, It’s Your ToolsThe Problem With Best PracticesSnapchat Pitches Sponsored Lenses To Advertisers At Staggering RatesTesla’s Model S Has New Autopilot Tech–And I Just Sat Behind The WheelUber Drivers Are Employees, Oregon Regulator SaysVisualized: The Best Way To Teach Students About The Vile Art Of GerrymanderingCalifornia Attorney General Starts Initiative To Combat “Revenge Porn”“Computer Show” Is The Send-Up Of 1980s Computer Culture You Didn’t Know You NeededWalmart Takes A Swipe At Amazon By Opening Up Its Cloud Management SoftwareAugust Adds Siri Control For Smart Locks, Remote Home AccessThis Incredibly Strong Metal Mesh Is 100 Times Lighter Than StyrofoamCalifornia Is The First State To Crack Down On The Overuse Of Antibiotics On FarmsAre Eventbrite’s RFID Wristbands The Death Of The Concert Ticket?Why Under Armour’s Future Show Is Key To Its Brand Innovation StrategyUber Mistakenly Exposed The Personal Data Of Hundreds Of DriversToyota Goes “Back To The Future” With The Real Marty McFly And Doc BrownThis Ex-Googler’s Minion-Like Robots Can Teach Your Kids To CodePatty Carroll’s Fabulous, Maximalist Images Satirize The Myth Of The Perfect HomeHow Potential Democratic Presidents Would Change Parental Leave Policies In 2016Creating Fashion-Forward Underwear For People Who Are TransitioningKabbage Raises More Cash, Eyes International Expansion And Increased R&DDropbox Showcases Creative Freedom In First-Ever Brand CampaignRIP John Berg, The Man Behind Some Of The Most Iconic Album CoversThe Latest Medical Breakthrough In Spinal Cord Injuries Was Made By A Computer ProgramMonty Python Fans, It’s Your Holy Grail: 14 Minutes Of Lost Terry Gilliam AnimationA Geek’s Dream: Tesla Races DeLorean In “Back To The Future” VR ExperienceWant To Be A GoPro Star? The GoPro Awards Will Give $5M A Year For Great ContentThe Perch App Transforms Old Gadgets Into A Free, Real-Time, Home-Security SystemToday in Tabs: The Man Who Was Not Wrong OnlineThe Real Story Behind The Dildo Selfie StickUberRush And Shopify Join Forces For Same-Day DeliveryMIT Invents A Flowing River Of 3-D Pixels That Lets Objects Assemble ThemselvesProbing The Brain: Three New TV Specials Look At What Makes Us Who We AreThis 1939 Chart Explains How Color Affects LegibilityThe Rise Of Micro-Internships: How Students Can Take Advantage (And Avoid Being Taken Advantage Of)New York City Wine & Food Festival Founder Lee Schrager On The Future Of EatingWhat A Kickstarter All-Star Learned From Sudden FailureThe Worst Halloween Costumes To Wear To WorkHow To Take The Most Refreshing Work Break: 7 Evidence-Backed InsightsAre You Making The Right Impression?Measuring The Millennium Development Goals: Achieving Gender Parity In EducationBorder Walls Aren’t Just Political Objects—They’re Ecological Barriers, TooPeep Target’s Sleek, Loft-Like NYC OfficeThe Greening Of Death: The Argument For Resting In Peace With The PlanetWill Uber’s Labor Lawsuit End Before Self-Driving Cars Eradicate Drivers?Business Models For A Modern ArtistWhat’s Worse Than Helicopter Parenting? Drone ParentingOut Of Office: Pickup Basketball With Hyperice Founder Anthony KatzFrom Dollar Stores To High-End Art Galleries, How Refinery29’s Top Execs Stay CreativeWhat A City Would Look Like If It Were Designed For Only Bikes (No Cars Allowed!)How The Most Productive People ProcrastinateWhy Are We So Obsessed With Productivity?Birchbox Launches Its Own Makeup Brand7 Popular Productivity Beliefs You Should IgnoreThe Right Way To Praise Your Team’s AccomplishmentsHow To Combine Talent And Technology In The On-Demand EconomyPeople With Less Experience Are Getting Paid More, What Should I Do?The Democratic Debate In VR Was Novel–For About 3 MinutesThe Future Of Bitcoin Isn’t Bitcoin–It’s Bigger Than ThatThe “Safe-For-Work” Brand Evolution of Playboy MagazineFacebook Encroaches On YouTube’s Turf With New Video HubSavant And Ammunition Make Smart-Home Programming Easy As Taking A ScreenshotHow Much Does Lack Of Sleep Really Affect Your Work?The Fading “Grands Ensembles” of ParisFast Company Is Looking For A Super-Talented Digital DesignerAmazon’s Jeff Bezos Takes Dramatic Plunge Down List Of Top CEOsSure, Why Not? Black Whopper And Green Poo Halloween Costumes Are Now a ThingOakley Lets You Ride Bob Burnquist’s Megaramp From The Safety Of Virtual RealityThe Problem With In-Flight Wi-FiThis Is What Happens When Mercedes-Benz Gives Kids Toy Cars That Are Crash-ProofCheck Out This Haruki Murakami-Inspired Video Game, As If Such Things Hold Any Meaning3 Nature-Inspired Designs To Make Our Food Systems More SustainableThis Autonomous EV Charger Lets You Park And Walk AwayJennifer Lawrence Reveals How She Feels About The “American Hustle” Gender Pay GapPinterest Wants To Be Your Discovery Engine For TravelTwitter To Lay Off More Than 300 Employees10 Brutally Honest Slogans For TwitterPregnant Ladies, Rejoice: You Can Now Rent Maternity ClothesDesigning The Atomic Age: How Science And History Shaped “Manhattan”Put This Clever Lamp From French Designer Inga Sempé AnywhereAbby Godee Thinks Companies Have Only Just Started To Truly Understand DesignSee Your Favorite Brand Logos Morph Into Famous Works Of ArtNissan’s Car For Post-Millennials Is Made Of Nothing But ScreensSANAA’s Earth-Hugging Ode To Nature Fuses Architecture And LandscapeA Magic Mirror That Transforms Abstract Paintings Into MondriansClimate Change Will Start Swallowing Small Islands Even Faster Than We FearedMeasuring The Millennium Development Goals: Achieving Universal Primary EducationA Q&A with Jamie Wong, CEO of VayableVR and Augmented Reality Will Soon Be Worth $150 Billion. Here Are The Major PlayersToday in Tabs: Interior Design Tips With JackMen Get Photoshopped Out Of Politics To Reveal Where Women Are In The Big PictureCan A More Fair And Equitable Free Market Help Companies That Do Good?Is This Water-Filtering Paper The Solution To Clean Water In The Developing World?Google Gives Bay Area Locals Voting Power On Nonprofits To Get $5 Million FundingSeamless Targets All The Tiny Kitchens In The Big AppleWatch: A Swirling Cosmos Made Of Liquid In This Mesmerizing VideoNendo’s New Table Underlines Interesting Architecture Without Obscuring ItArtist Oliver Michaels Composes Surreal Photographs Like A Geneticist Splices DNAA Crazy Modular Platform For 3-D-Printed EyewearThis Smart Bike Light Sends An Emergency Text If You Crash–And Helps Cities Plan BetterWho Is More Productive: Multitaskers Or Monotaskers?Tips On Adjusting Your Career Arc To Fit Your Family LifeOut Of Office: Skydiving With Yahoo’s Jeff BonforteMicrosoft Surface: From Cross-Bearer To Standard-BearerThe Quest For Greener WeedThe Most Productive Month Of My LifeThe Three Biggest Differences Between Being Busy And Being ProductiveThese Are The Biggest Work Challenges For Women Around The WorldHow To Craft A Perfect, Productive 40-Hour Workweek3 Psychological Traits Effective Leaders Know How To ManageThe New Rules Of Corporate In Talks With FDA To Offer Genetic TestingFacebook Doubles Down On E-Commerce With A Shopping TabBuzzFeed To Produce Native Political AdvertisingRobot Taxis Will Carry Passengers In Japan By Next YearCould Solar Panels Become The Next Ubiquitous Technology?Most Of The Plastic In The Ocean Comes From Just A Few Polluting CountriesTeachers Remind Teens That Zits–Like School–Won’t Last Forever, In New Clearasil AdFacebook Pays Less In Taxes In The U.K. Than The Average U.K. EmployeeFrank Gehry Designed Himself A YachtThe Folding Lamp Makes Origami Out Of LightSee Disney Dolls Desexualized And Turned Into Real-Life Role Models Like MalalaToday in Dogs: Every Dog I Saw Today6 Tips For Social Entrepreneurs Fighting Compassion FatigueShark Tank, S7, Ep3 Recap: Something Wonderful This Way ComesThis SNL Infomercial About Guns Is Scary-Close To The Truth; Still Funny, ThoughMeasuring The Millennium Development Goals: The Quest To End Extreme PovertyInside The Welcome Return Of Paul ReiserBlack Humor, White Snow, Red Blood: “Fargo” Producer Starts From Scratch For Season 2Audible Brings Graphic Novel “Locke & Key” To Life With Virtual RealityHow Filson Is Using Its 118-Year Legacy To Plot The Brand’s FutureThis Colorful Textile Is Made Of Money PotpourriBreathe Easier With A Stylish Reading Lamp That Doubles As An Air PurifierExplore 14 Billion Years Of Wikipedia History With This Hypnotic Data VizWatch: Boeing On How They Developed The World’s Lightest MaterialTo Take On Chipotle, Qdoba Enlists A Sexy, Badass, And Imaginary FriendThe British Brand SCP Celebrates 30 Years Of Anti-Establishment FurnitureBumblebees Have A New Job: Delivering Organic PesticidesProductivity Secrets of People Who Have Achieved Inbox ZeroOpen Office Getting You Down? Maybe You Need An Office TreehouseGetting More Done At Work Won’t Make You As Happy As Just Working LessStaff Recommender: Meet The Guy Who Literally Wrote The Book On Awkward SituationsThe Recommender: What Execs From Timberland, GoDaddy, and Equinox Are Loving Right NowHow The United Nations Is Using Virtual Reality To Tackle Real-World ProblemsSo You Want Sustainable Housing? Try Shipping ContainersInside Pinterest’s Plans To Fix Its Diversity ProblemPernod Ricard Is Expanding Its Vodka Empire One Town At A TimeLena Dunham And Jenni Konner Have Big Plans For Their Feminist Newsletter LennyHow Levi’s Is Fighting Athleisure By Reinventing DenimSteve Huffman: “Reddit Has Been Home To Some Of The Most Authentic Conversations”This 3-D Cobbler Is Making Bespoke Footwear Mainstream“Louie” Presses Pause (To Give His Friends Some Play)Oprah Winfrey’s Proven Method For Coping With StressNobody Is Busier Than Oprah, And Here’s ProofThe Key To Oprah Winfrey’s Success: Radical FocusDJ Steve Aoki On The Luxury Most People Take For GrantedWhy This Microsoft Exec Uses Laziness As A Productivity StrategyChef Marcus Samuelsson On When Real Leadership Means Getting Out Of The WayThe Essential Productivity Tip That Ira Glass Taught Podcasting Star Alex BlumbergFord’s Head Of Innovation On The Importance Of Talking To Your TeamDesigner Joy Cho On The Power Of Writing Things DownAziz Ansari On The Importance Of Not Being “A Crazy Workaholic”Airbnb’s Belinda Johnson On Why Being Too Productive Can Be A ProblemHow Google’s Head Of Marketing Handles 20 Meetings A DayWhy L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Relies On Jazz And Ruzzle To Get Through His DaySecrets From 11 Of The Most Productive People From Oprah To Aziz AnsariDead Unicorns? A Burst Bubble? How I’d Fix It: Take My Money, PleaseThe Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive6 Sleep Habits Of Productive PeopleCould Your Willpower Be Destroying Your Productivity?Five Leadership Lessons From Malala YousafzaiProductivity Secrets Of Expert Time-SaversProductivity Secrets of Master DelegatorsThe Secrets of Punctual People15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your ProductivityFour Strategies To Carve Out Two Really Productive Hours Every DayHow Artificial Intelligence Is Finding Gender Bias At WorkCalifornia Enacts New Digital Privacy LawsYou’ll Die When You See the ‘Walking Dead’ Opening Credits Set To The ‘Friends’ ThemeThis Giant 3-D Printer Prints Entire HousesChina Allegedly Arrested Hackers To Comply With The U.S. Government’s DemandsWith This Community Food Waste Converter, You Can Make Truly Local Energy And FertilizerLeast Creative Thing Of The Day: A Sexist French TV Ad Was Meant To Be EmpoweringApple Took Down An Ad Blocker For Apps Over Privacy ConcernsBarbie Tells Girls They Can “Be Anything” And Helps Some Prove ItWhy The Steve Jobs In Aaron Sorkin’s Movie Could Never Have Saved AppleWatch The Trailer For The Coen Brothers’ Singularly Well-Cast Bonkers New FilmIf Disney Villains Were Pin-Up Girls, It Would Look Like ThisThis Trippy Credenza Is An Optical Illusion For Your Living RoomMichael Bierut On How Graphic Design Can Accomplish Close To AnythingLike A Flatulence-Fueled Tesla, This Pooping Car Has An Engine Made Of Cow GutsElon Musk: “If You Don’t Make It At Tesla, You Go Work At Apple”2 Useless Phrases You Need To Eliminate From Your Emails“Steve Jobs” Director Danny Boyle Dissects The Blowout Fights At The Heart Of His FilmSteve Jobs, The Movie: 11 Things That Aren’t True About The Apple CofounderThis Map Reveals 2015’s Hottest Halloween Costumes, State By StateSquare Says Its Super-Simple Email Marketing Tools Are Paying Off For Small BusinessesWe Need To Stop Landfills From Spewing Methane, Especially When They Spontaneously CombustPairing Global Artisans With Designers To Crowdfund Cool Products Made With Old MethodsHow Well Do You Know The News? Take The Fast Company QuizCartoonist Kate Beaton On Staying Creative, Respecting Your Audience, And Poop JokesA New Museum Exhibit Reveals New York’s Role In Shaping Superman And BatmanA Stunning Tesla Tribute, Skating The L.A. Drought: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekGaze Upon The Slobbery Faces Of 91 Dogs From “Lick” Photographer Ty FosterNeed A Winning Design For A Slot Machine? Look To The Health Care IndustryPerch Your Pomegranate On A Glass PedestalHow The Internet’s Most Prolific Map Designer Creates His Viral WorldsSpy A Trove Of Whimsical Paper Planes Found On NYC StreetsTurn Your Emails Into A Symphony With TypatoneThe Amazing Alchemy of Scratch & Sniff WhiskeyThese Mechanical Cat Legs March Us Toward The RobopocalypseExchange Your Skills For Free Services With A Different Kind Of Bank: A Time BankIn San Francisco’s New “No Tech” Zones, If You Use Your Phone You Could Get A (Fake) Fine5 Great Free Gmail Add-Ons To Make You More ProductiveConflict-Free And Easy To Repair, The Fairphone Is The World’s Most Ethical PhoneWhen It’s Necessary To Be A Jerk At Work9 Things Freelancers Should Do To Get Higher RatesYour Expert Field Guide To Finding Startup Investors8 Successful People Share How Not To Find A Mentor4 Ways To Use Social Media To Land Your Next JobFrom Seizing Inspiration To Interview Red Flags: This Week’s Top Leadership StoriesLessons From The Woman Who Built Squarespace’s Customer Care Team From 1 To 184Your Startup’s Four Options When It Can’t Keep Growing Alone