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Evening intel: No love for Twitter, more Trump accusers, eBay touts its record on gender payTheranos repeatedly and knowingly lied to investors, newly unsealed lawsuit saysNetflix earnings preview: what to expect from the streaming giant in Q3 2016Samsung’s Chairman Lee ordered a bonfire of defective phones in 1995Could Samsung Note 7 fast charging cause  batteries to “vent with flame”?Here’s a look at how much Netflix has grown over the last 15 quartersMore bad news for Obamacare: 1.4 million people will lose their plans next year, report saysPresidential Debate 2016: The Plight of PlagiarismSalesforce is backing away from Twitter bid, no serious buyers leftWhen It Comes To Yawns In The Animal Kingdom, Humans Are Best In ClasseBay: We don’t have a gender pay equity problemCheer Up, America, The Canadians Are Here To Tell Us How Great We AreSick Kids Go To Battle In Probably The Most Intense Hospital Ad EverYes, The Honeybee Is Still In TroubleGermany Supports A Europe-Wide Ban On Gas-Powered Vehicles By 2030This AI Librarian Organizes Your Bookmarks With Machine LearningAfter backlash, Yahoo re-enables email forwardingCongressman John Lewis’s “March: Book 3” Is Now A National Book Award FinalistWhere Do No. 2 Pencils Come From?Calling All Entrepreneurs – Share your story & photo for a chance to win!What Do Uber Drivers Think About Being Replaced By Robots?How The Internet Is Taking Down Trump–With CreativityHow Your Company Can Attract and Keep Millennial TalentMorning intel: Galaxy Note 7 costs Samsung $3 billion, Google News highlights fact checksA New Campaign From The North Face Taps The Emotion Of Exploration And AdventureHow to Create A Handbook Employees Actually ReadThe People Factor in Cyber BreachREI Goes Hiking, LeBron James Drinks Sprite: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekThis Biosensor Knows If You’ve Been Eating Your VegetablesThe Lacoste Crocodile–A Prep Icon–Gets A PoMo UpdateA Rare Bird: These Are The Potential Scenarios For Twitter’s FutureGreen Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong On Channeling Music Into His New Acting CareerMark Zuckerberg wants you to help him choose the voice of Jarvis, his new personal home assistantA Complete Guide To Getting A Design Job In 2030Confused By Your State’s Ballot Propositions? You Aren’t AloneAirlines start offering fire-containment bags after the Galaxy Note 7 exploding phone crisisAt This Bike Playground, Kids Learn To Ride On Mini City StreetsSciFutures Probes Your Company’s Dystopian Nightmares And Dreams Up The SolutionsOslo Is Creating The Model For How Cities Can Solve Climate ChangeMixed Views On Samsung’s Crisis Management Make For An Uncertain RecoveryYour New Job Is A Nightmare But You Can Still Quit And Save Your CareerFrom Shorter Emails To Using Stress Wisely: This Week’s Top Leadership StoriesHow To Know Whether To “Correct” Your Coworkers Or Just Let It SlideThree Ways To Turn Around A Team In TurmoilIs Customization The Future Of The Beauty Industry?Old-Fashioned Stings Nab Weapons Buyers As Illicit Markets Move OnlineForget Ambien. Maybe Performance Sleepwear Will Get You A Good Night’s Sleep23andMe is collecting DNA to derive new insights about the transatlantic slave tradeHillary gets a big laugh at San Francisco campaign stop with “cat GIFs” lineTim Cook talks augmented reality, calls it “profound”Evening intel: Billy Bush plays the victim, HP layoffs loomSamsung Note 7 Battery Explosions: Is “Fast Charging” Tech To Blame?Did Illumina cannibalize itself?Report: Google smartwatches (including LTE model) coming Q1 2017Omada Health: We have the data to show we can reduce diabetes risk among seniorsThe World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Just Launched In RwandaHP will cut up to 4K jobs as PC sales slumpWhy the latest disability lawsuit against Uber is a big dealWhoopi Goldberg, ugly sweater designerWhy This Young Designer Left Behind Couture And Evening Wear For Ethical FashionHyperloop One scores $50M funding, former Uber CFO as advisorVerizon may not want Yahoo anymore after data breachThere’s Probably No Good Reason Why Those “Apprentice” Outtakes Haven’t Been ReleasedEllie Goulding Scores A Powerful New Domestic Violence PSACRISPR Gene Editing Is Making Huge Strides In Curing Sickle Cell DiseaseWith Producer, Periscope Users Can Live-Stream Professional Video From AnywhereNASA’s next big Mars mission: A VR Reggie Watts and Buzz Aldrin to entertain lonely astronautsDoes A Phone That Lasts Forever Have A Future?Google and Facebook’s 8,000-mile undersea cable will help them work in ChinaThe Perfect Graphic Illustration Of Trump’s Total MeltdownCheck Out David Bowie’s Incredible Collection Of Memphis Group DesignHBO’s “Class Divide” Taps Its Subjects’ Creativity In Marketing The DocumentaryWith PlayStation VR launch, all major virtual reality systems have finally shippedYet again, this year’s Nobel Prize laureates are all dudesWhy Did Trump’s Republican Defectors Wait So Long?“Atlanta” Brilliantly Wove Fake Ads Into Its Last Episode, And You Need To See ThemSelf-Driving Mercedes Will Be Programmed To Sacrifice Pedestrians To Save The DriverDonald Trump Finally Gets The “Arrested Development” Narrator The Internet Asked ForEnergy Efficiency Is Key To Taking On Climate Change–Here Are The Numbers That MatterInvestors are still giving WeWork money, a lot of moneyFrom Ideo, 4 Prototypes That Reimagine How We Use Emerging TechnologyThe Dangers Of Dishing Out Negative FeedbackDancer Uses “Empty” London As Her Personal Stage In New Bose SpotNY rules that Uber drivers are eligible for unemployment benefits, which could disrupt its business modelMartha Stewart launches first ever Thanksgiving boxed meal kitDiscovery invests $100 million in Ben Lerer-led content networkFinal “Rogue One” trailer puts it all on the table…The Final “Rogue One” Trailer Reveals Even More Darth Vader And Imperial Ass-WhoopingAmy Poehler’s Smart Girls organization migrates to MediumThe Disney Princess Gets A RebrandThe Second Life Of Masdar, The Green Utopia That Wasn’tCould Synthetic Alcohol Promise Hangover-Free Nights Out?Morning intel: New York regulators rule against Uber, Samsung offers $100 credit for Galaxy Note 7Will You Trust Marcus (And Goldman Sachs) With Your Debt?What The GOP Could Learn From Companies Facing Leadership CrisesBob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature for “new poetic expressions”The Surprising Genius Of The “I Voted” StickerSoylent: Throw away our meal replacement bars because they’re making people sickA Bare-Bones Tiny House For True MinimalistsHere Are All 96 Public Health Organizations Paid By Coca-Cola And PepsiSteve Aoki Works Well With Others, And Here’s WhyAmazon to hire more than 120,000 temps this holiday seasonHow Levi’s Is Building Well-Being Programs Where They Matter Most: In Its FactoriesWhy Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory Killed Off A Brilliant Carbon-Neutral FuelWhy These Two Working Moms Won’t Compromise On Pursuing Their Creative Side GigsStop Worrying About Finishing Your To-Do List—You Should Write One AnywayHow To Embrace The Most Embarrassing Parts Of Your ResumeHow To Make One-Donation-For-Every-Purchase ProfitableThe Right Way (And Right Reasons) To Disagree With Your BossThe Sona Band Isn’t Perfect, But It’s A Step In The Right Direction For WearablesWhy Isn’t There A Warby Parker For Hearing Aids?Extreme Customer Focus Turned around this Family BusinessTrump threatens to sue the “New York Times” after it reports that he sexually harassed two womenHealth insurer Oscar slashes jobs in New York, but expands in ArizonaEvening intel: Twitter autoplay blues, Snapchat picks Morgan Stanley, “Fakebook” strikes againNew study reveals Clinton’s ads are more effective than Trump’sCan Abercrombie entice gen Z by being nicer?Some of the fake news Facebook Trending has featured since firing its human editorsThe Wells Fargo fallout continues: CEO John Stumpf is reportedly stepping downLeBron And Lil Yachty Get Downright Meta In New Sprite AdsEmail: Clinton-friendly reporter warns of the “one thing that could well bring down a Hillary Clinton candidacy”This augmented-reality “Wizard of Oz” stage show actually encourages you to whip out your phone at the theaterAfternoon intel: Vera Bradley hacked, Silicon Valley execs love Tesla, AppleZocdoc advocates for everyone to take an “unsick day”Baidu launches its “Melody” medical assistant AI in ChinaIt’s terrifyingly easy to sabotage our oil and gas pipeline infrastructureDEA holds off on plan to ban kratom, a natural but controversial opioid alternativeA New Law To Protect Sexual Assault Survivors Means Rape Kits Are No Longer DisposableCan A Jacket That Doubles As A Tent Help Refugees?Clever Baby Carrier Converts Into A RockerDrone delivery would be great, consumers say, as soon as drones crash lessThis Is New York, According To Every TV ShowPenguin Reinvents Classic Sci-Fi Book Covers With Clever Type DesignHow The World Is Slowly Winning The War Against MalariaThis Signal will self-destruct: Ed Snowden’s favorite chat platform gets disappearing messagesTwitter’s annual dev conference is not happening this yearThese Are The Most Tasteless Pop Culture Halloween Costumes of 2016How Did Samsung Botch The Galaxy Note 7 Crisis? It’s A Failure Of LeadershipHow Unsexy Collaboration Apps Made Atlassian A Quiet PowerhouseSorry, Silicon Valley: The Maximum Human Life Span Is Probably 115 YearsIn a survey of Silicon Valley execs, 40% of them say they own a robotHarry Belafonte’s Social Justice PSA Uses Star Power To Evoke EmpathyGo Inside The Lives Of Refugee Families With New 360 Video Series On FacebookEmail: Clinton was pressured to avoid siding with the FBI during the iPhone encryption battle with AppleIn This Party-Friendly Reinvention Of Table Tennis, You Play To The BeatNew Patagonia Short Film Shows How Fair Trade Shopping Is Good For BusinessThe Delightfully Campy “Love Hotels” Of BrazilTide Is Thinking About How Clean Your Laundry Actually Is, Even If You’d Rather NotWhy it’s a dumb idea to short stocks before Election DayThe latest project to come out of Lego’s crowdsourcing platform: the Beatles’ yellow submarineAirbnb is plowing $10 million into a Super PAC in New York before Election DayThis U.K. City’s Controversial Parking Tax Shows How To Fund Public TransitIt’s “American Idol” Meets Gaming In E-sports Shoutcaster Talent SearchA tiny message from Facebook significantly increased voter registrationPandora Rebrands For The First Time In 11 YearsMorning intel: Amazon gets into music streaming, Facebook gives voter registration a bumpSan Francisco Will Make This Guerrilla Bike Lane A Permanent FixtureHow Graphic Designer Louise Fili Creates Timeless LogosFrom “Buffy” Extra To Creating An “Empire”: The Unlikely Journey Of Danny StrongBaidu starts a $3 billion fund to invest in internet startupsStarting today, you can get Amazon Music Unlimited, its new streaming service, for $10 a monthLego Wants Us All To Live In A Tiny, Brick, Yellow Submarine With A Beatles-Themed Set12 Designers Give Trump The (Metaphorical) Wall He DeservesThis FOMO Survival Kit Should Be Freely Distributed To All MillennialsReport: Samsung engineers still don’t know why Galaxy Note 7 batteries started explodingThe Independent Worker Economy Is Bigger Than We Thought: It’s Time To Support ItIt’s No Accident Some Cities Have Higher Well-Being–It’s Because They Discourage DrivingThe Melting Ice Sheet, The Artist, And The Space AgencyA Video Game That Slays Hiring Bias And Airdrops You Into The Right Job?What Happened When I Dressed Up To Work From Home For A WeekSave The Heroic CEO Stories, Research Suggests They’re Not EffectiveSorry, But Some Work-Related Stress Is Good For YouWant To Attract The Right Job Candidates? Repel The Wrong OnesHow To Tell Your Boss You’re Completely OverwhelmedApple to open its second R&D center in China, Tim Cook announces during visitIf Donald Trump loses, it’ll be because of womenEx-Electronic Arts exec to head up Facebook Social VR effortsSheryl Sandberg shoots down Treasury Secretary speculation: “I’m staying at Facebook”Evening intel: Airbnb’s PAC attack, SCOTUS plays referee for Apple and SamsungNBA games on Facebook Live could be a slam dunkSports Illustrated’s VR project will let you climb Everest and not dieArgent just created a fully reversible women’s suitHigh court hears arguments in Samsung-Apple design patent feudSquare explored selling off its food delivery division, report saysIf Pokemon Go doesn’t kill you, it just might extend your lifespanCourt ruling deals potential blow to CFPB’s political independenceAfternoon intel: Amazon plans new convenience stores, General Motors adds 650 jobsAs Airlines Digitize, They Are Confronted With Increased Cybersecurity RisksObama thought Donald Trump’s groping comments were “repugnant”PlayFusion’s “Lightseekers” Seeks to Succeed Where Disney FailedStill own a car? It might be your lastThis App Wants To Help Parents Diagnose Autism EarlyCarly Simon Added A Line To “You’re So Vain” Just For Donald TrumpNever Miss Your Deliveries Again With This Clever Doorbell AppAmazon is planning to open brick-and-mortar convenience stores and grocery drive-insThis Cute Toy Uses Augmented Reality To Help Kids Understand IllnessSonos Is Selling A Whole Sensory Experience Through Strategic Retail PartnershipsIs The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 A Metaphor For America Right Now?When you’ve lost Oculus: Note 7’s kicked off Gear VRThis company told law enforcement it could track police protests with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram dataHillary Clinton’s Campaign Emails Reveal Her Stance On Wall Street And Saudi ArabiaDropbox Wants To Make Working From Your Smartphone Even EasierThis Strip Of Plastic Cleverly Folds Into 4 Measuring SpoonsFor Kids Too Young For YouTube, Toca TV Offers Video Training WheelsDeadly Iraq bombing may be first drone strike on Western troopsSamantha Bee Is The Voice You Need To Hear On #TrumpTapesTheranos hits back at investor lawsuitThis Board Game Is Designed For Activists To Practice Building MovementsEmails: Apple CEO Tim Cook only wanted to meet 1-on-1 with Clinton, “no staff”Kids Give The Best Reasons To Disavow Donald TrumpIf Corporations Are People, Why Not Nature?It’s Impossible To Watch Just One Of These GIFs Of Japanese Wood JoiningOn-demand restaurant Maple has delivered more than 1 million meals in New York3,000 sexual assault survivors ask GOP to denounce Trump in full-page Washington Post adThe Southwest Is Facing Down A 30-Year Megadrought Due To Climate ChangeFacebook Celebrates International Day Of The Girl With New Profile Picture FramesA Major Study Finally Settles The Debate On Bike Helmets–Or Does It?Morning intel: Obama says humans will be on Mars by 2030sPayday lending battle rages—in the comments sectionNASA To Encourage STEM Education And Space Exploration Through SongRedesigning The Most Remote Village On EarthWhy Former Businessweek, MTV Creative Director Richard Turley Joined Wieden+KennedyOne of the biggest meat producers, Tyson Foods, invests in plant-based startup Beyond MeatElon Musk fires back at coal kingpin who called Tesla a fraudConfessions Of A Store Smell DesignerThe 27 Most Innovative Spaces And Places Of The YearSamsung announces total halt to production of Galaxy Note 7, which could cost company $17 billionThis Very Big Anti-GMO Ad Is Made From An Entire CornfieldMeet The Resident Beekeeper At Ford MotorsAn iPhone-Friendly Doorbell Ensures You’ll Never Miss UPS AgainThe First Signs Of A Political Climate Change Consensus Are Appearing In FloridaCancer Survivors Share Hard-Won Lessons On Managing Time WellBeyond Awareness Campaigns: Innovative Approaches To Close The Tech Gender GapFrom Tech Jobs To Lube Jobs: How A Microsoft Executive Became CEO Of A Women’s CompanyThis Salted Caramel Dip For Apples and Pears Will Get You In The Mood For FallHow Your Personality (And Not Just Your Performance) Could Get You That PromotionI’m A CEO–Here’s How I Decide Whether To Give You A Raise Or Lay You OffYou’re Actually A Terrible Lie Detector, But Here’s How To Get BetterFour Counterproductive Myths About ConflictYour Next Job Interview May Not Be With A Human, But Here’s How To Nail ItThis Russian startup developed super advanced face-recognition technology, and it’s making people nervousGiant Meat Producer Tyson Foods Buys Into Beyond Meat And The Fake Meat MovementEvery Time Anderson Cooper and Martha Raddatz Weren’t Having It During The DebateThere’s a GoFundMe to help Ken Bone buy a new suitHurricane Matthew damaged historic NASA facilitiesFemale scientists get worse recommendation letters than menReady to quit Yahoo Mail? Good luck with thatThe Rise Of “Biorights”: Patients Demand Cash, Control For Donating DNAMeUndies launches a new underwear-of-the-month clubFinally, you can order Oculus’s Touch controllersFacebook’s new Workplace product is cheaper than SlackMaybe people are getting tired of these debatesInside The Unprecedented, Dangerous Politics Of The Second Presidential DebateWATCH: This was probably the most troubling comment made in last night’s debateAfternoon intel: Apple shares rise, presidential debate audience fallsThe Blockbuster Breeding Ground: Nacho Vigalondo, Gareth Edwards, And Fantastic FestWikiLeaks just released those Hillary Clinton paid speech excerpts in a “handy” Kindle formatThis Startup Makes It Easier To Charge Electric Cars In Apartment BuildingsJohnson & Johnson’s Warning About Its Hackable Insulin Pump Is TerrifyingThis Cozy, Air-Trapping Wetsuit Is Inspired By Beaver FurHungary’s largest progressive newspaper abruptly shut down, and free-press advocates are worriedKFC Gets Weirder, Taps Vincent Kartheiser of “Mad Men” As Its “Nashville Hot” ColonelApple And Samsung Face Off In A Final Supreme Court BattleWas last night’s debate merely a spectacle?This VR Program Trains You To Survive An Active ShooterHow Big Brands Are Trying To Cut Youth Unemployment–And Get Better EmployeesOne CEO Shares How He’s Creating Diversity In Silicon ValleyA Champion Of Prefab Building Just Sold Off Its Prefab BusinessPatton Oswalt Takes The White House In Weezer’s Patriotic VideoAs The S.E.C. Investigates Exxon, Companies May Rethink How They Report Climate RiskA New Coors Light Docu-Series Ditches The Mountains To Tell Stories Of ResiliencyPresidential Debates 2016: Dumbing It Down For AmericaInside The Election Video Game That Was Built To Defeat Donald TrumpMorning intel: Samsung pulls the plug on the Galaxy Note 7, Elon Musk teases Tesla launch on October 17From Adobe: 5 Tips For Planning The Ultimate Design CareerInside A Mass Shooting SimulatorTrump’s suggestion that Muslims report what they see inspires #MuslimsReportStuff hashtagIn characteristic boring prose, Elon Musk announces two new Tesla launches in OctoberTen years after “colony collapse disorder,” bees are thrivingGoogle is offering unlimited cloud storage of high-res photos and video for free to Pixel usersNew From Target And Dwell: Chic, Modern Furniture For $400 Or LessTo Help Dying Bees, MIT Built A Fake World Where It’s Always SpringA Beautiful New Magazine Tackles The Stigma Of Mental IllnessNobel Prize in economics awarded to Oliver Hart, Bengt Holmström for their contributions to contract theoryWhen Nonprofits Need To Give Effectively, They’re Turning To This Data Viz CompanySince Words Have Failed, Maybe Art Can Make Us Empathize With RefugeesHiring Lessons From The Company Adding More Than 15,000 Employees In One YearTired Of People Asking To Pick Your Brain? Here’s Your AnswerWomen’s Workwear Brand Argent, Now Selling At A WeWork Near YouTwo Simple Tricks For Staying Positive In A Long, Hard Job SearchHow To Translate What You Want Into What A Hiring Manager NeedsThree Ways To Write Shorter, More Effective Emails3 Self-Limiting Beliefs I Had To Shake Before Becoming My Own BossDespite complaints, Trump got more talking time in the debate than HillaryThese are the top social moments of the debateWho is Sidney Blumenthal, the Clinton ally whom Trump keeps bringing up?Trump “disagrees” with running mate Pence on AleppoTrump threatens special prosecutor for Clinton: “Because you’d be in jail.”What is carried interest? Tax policy issue features prominently in 2nd Trump-Clinton debateTrump goes after Clinton’s “public/private” quote from leaked emails, Clinton evadesReport: Samsung has temporarily halted production of the Galaxy Note 7 after five replacement devices explodedEven though U.S. government has concluded that Russia was behind hacks of DNC, Trump says it’s still not clearWhen Clinton unloads on Trump over “locker room” talk, he dodges and then attacks BillTrump’s lewd comments controversy: The latest updatesSeven VCs’ Tips For Surviving A Due-Dilligence Check In 2017Trump issues midnight apology video for groping comments, then accuses Bill Clinton of “abusing women”