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Why Yvonne Orji’s Molly Is The Most Necessary Character On “Insecure”Can You Finally Unplug On Your Next Vacation? Better Question: Should You?Deadly violence erupts in Kenya following contested, fake news-fueled electionHere’s the cover of Charlottesville, Virginia’s daily newspaper after last night’s torch rallyMurder, Fake News, And Hacking Concerns Cloud Disputed Kenyan ElectionI’ve Interviewed Hundreds Of Job Candidates, And These Three Things Are Deal-BreakersElon Musk says his startup’s AI is the first to beat e-sports’ best gamersTwitter Could Totally Ban Trump But That Won’t HappenSome Analysts Have Doubts About Consumer Reports’ Dismissal Of Microsoft’s Surface LineWhy You’re Tweeting Jokes About Your Impending, Fiery, Radioactive DeathRemembering “Wag the Dog” as we ponder Trump’s North Korea tweetThis Startup’s Tech Could Rewire Podcasts–And Make Alexa Way SmarterThis Simple Box Serves Up Running Water And Clean Electricity In Remote LocationsUber investors want Benchmark off board a day after it sued founder for fraudLaverne Cox Details The Trans Movement’s History In This Beautifully Illustrated VideoUber’s Ice Cream Day is leaving everyone des(s)erted againThis Andy Warhol-Inspired Toy Line Funds Help For Other ArtistsHollywood’s bad summer movies are driving a decline in movie ticket salesThis Egyptian Cartoonist Is Taking A Stand On Women’s Rights Through Her ArtSoundCloud gets the investment lifeline it needs to survive—for nowMark Zuckerberg has been quietly hiring over 100 engineers for his philanthropic projectsJulie Klausner explains why her TV show is the anti-“Handmaid’s Tale”Interior Design Students Are Using Their Skills To Brighten Spaces That Are Usually IgnoredWill Smith uses “Carpool Karaoke” to shill his new not-bottled waterWhy Julie Klausner Devoted An Episode Of Her TV Show To Mocking Woody Allen10 Absurdist Photographs Depicting “America’s Most Unusual Laws”From CEOs’ Top Habits To Smarter Decision-Making: This Week’s Top Leadership StoriesAmazon may be the only company that can actually stop TicketmasterThis Single-Serving Fro-Yo Machine Is Like A Keurig For Frozen TreatsAmericans Should Care That Singapore Prosecutes Citizens Over Facebook PostsLearning To Cope With Clinical Depression Has Made Me A Better ManagerA Glowing Windbreaker For When Your Rave Days Are OverThe front page of Guam’s biggest daily newspaper is really scary todayThis App Wants To Save Black Women From Stylists Ruining Their HairThese Artists Are Making Music With Sonic WeaponsThis Robot 3D-Scans Any Object By Dunking It In WaterThese Personality Tests Might Know Your Dream Job Better Than You DoToday’s Google Doodle allows you to scratch and spin recordsNASA Space-Tests A Supercomputer To Send To Mars7 Sound Experiments That Hint At The Future Of InterfacesASMR, The Internet Subculture Of “Sounds That Feel Good,” Is Going MainstreamMarvel’s “Guardians Inferno,” Ikea’s ASMR: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekThe Force may still be with NetflixTrump And Obama Have These Words In CommonFBI: ISIS used eBay and PayPal to channel money to U.S. operativeThese Guitars Are Made From The Wood Of Detroit’s Decaying LandmarksHow U.S. Cities Stack Up On The Sustainable Development GoalsYour Next Boarding Pass Could Be Your FaceTrump’s D.C. hotel has made unexpected profits since he became presidentHBO hackers say the network offered them $250,000 “bug bounty”A Circular Runway Could Be The Obvious Answer To More Efficient AirportsFacebook “Watch” May Soon Be The New Hot Streaming Service– And Other Stories You May Have MissedPilot at error in fatal crash of innovative ICON plane, say federal investigatorsGoogle cancels crisis meeting after alt-right “doxxing” intensifiesSnapchat CEO: Our dancing hot dog is “the world’s first augmented reality superstar”Is Silicon Valley In Denial Over The Threat Of An “Unthinkable” War With North Korea?Electric Truck Company Chanje Has A Plan To Clean Up Urban FreightDo avid Twitter users actually watch anything on Twitter?#FireMcMaster, Not Damore: Twitter Bots Are Thriving, And They’re More Lethal Than EverSnap stock is tanking again after user growth slows downCostco just added a registry service so you can buy wedding gifts in bulk2 Dope Queens is heading to HBO because that’s what podcasts do nowBenchmark Capital just accused former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick of fraudThis Giant Archive Of Digitized Vinyl Is A Treasure Trove Of Endangered SoundsHow McGraw-Hill Education’s CEO Is Trying To Unlock The Potential of Every LearnerLISTEN: Reimagining The Workplace With Business Talent Group’s Jody MillerThe Google Memo Proves Tech Needs More Empathy, Not Less EmotionNASA answered all your burning solar eclipse questions on Reddit—here are the best quotesKendall Jenner Channels Sinatra In Stylish New Adidas Originals AdUber’s head of global operations, Ryan Graves, is stepping downReebok’s President Wants There To Be An Academy Award For . . . Fitness?Here’s why payments giants like PayPal are lending cash to small businessesLuxury bunkers are a booming business in Trump’s AmericaFacebook is spying on your phone habits to figure out which ideas to steal nextWhat Hiring Managers Really Mean When They Say “You’re Overqualified”Bill who? Fox News profits seem to be doing just fine without “The O’Reilly Factor”College students, here’s the average starting salary for your majorThis Gorgeous Jewelry Is Made From Deconstructed LoudspeakersSmirking Cat Face, Bento Box, Tornado. Where Do Emoji Come From?How To Nail The First 90 Seconds Of That Big MeetingOuch! Consumer Reports says Microsoft Surface devices are too unreliable to recommendThis Swarm Of Little Robots Is A Totally New Kind Of InterfaceThis Is How To Prove Your Worth To Your New BossWhat Comes After Wearables? Try “Invisibles”Here’s why that new “millennial-only” cruise is letting gen Xers tag alongCambridge Analytica quietly worked on fake news-fueled Kenyan electionUsing Cyberattacks To Stop North Korean Nukes Not Easy, Experts WarnThe Real Root Of Google’s Gender Problem Starts At Birth, But It Isn’t BiologyTrump’s Washington D.C. Hotel By The NumbersASMR Warning: Ikea’s 25-Minute Ad May Induce Feelings Of Comfort And RelaxationThe Artists Making Sound You Can TouchBehind “Conversations with People Who Hate Me,” The Timeliest Podcast Of 2017Can AI Figure Out That You Secretly Suck At Your Job?Neighbors Being Noisy At 3 A.M.? This Startup Wants To HelpHow Bitmoji’s Creative Team Turns Ideas Into AvatarsHow The Dumpling Democratized EmojiFrom Cardiff To Cuba: A Global Search For The Best “Cultures Of Health”Meet Snap’s Secret Weapon: Digital Avatar Maker BitmojiAmazon is betting on Android-creator Andy Rubin’s new Essential smartphoneThese Tree-Planting Drones Are About To Start An Entire Forest From The SkyA man spray-painted hate speech tweets on the steps of Twitter’s Hamburg officeFaceApp releases then pulls “digital blackface” filtersThis Tech Store Gives 100% Of Profits Back To Subscribing VendorsEver Wanted To Eat Your Beer? Well Now You CanGM’s Gig-Economy Car Rentals Are Paving The Way For Its Electric FutureFacebook is ready to be your new TVJames Damore’s Legal Case Against Google Isn’t So ClearPeople don’t want a million individual streaming servicesWhy The Atlanta Falcons’ Futuristic New Stadium Has Throwback PricingBebe, The Iconic Mall Brand, Is Back From The DeadHow To Fix The Nonprofit World’s “Innovation-Aspiration” ProblemFired By Google, James Damore Takes His Case To YouTubeNASA’s next challenge to humanity: What should we tweet at aliens?Relaaaaaax And Watch This 25-Minute ASMR Video From IkeaThis New Tire Has No Air And Is 3D Printed From Biodegradable MaterialsTechdirt fights back with a new “free speech” section funded in part by Charles KochMIT study suggests blocking one enzyme may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s patientsYou can finally put your baby on the Paleo dietIn Less Than Five Years, 45 Billion Cameras Will Be Watching UsDecoding Jaden Smith: This Week In MusicVisualizing The Terrible Impact Of A Nuclear WarYou can rent Donald Trump’s Queens childhood home on Airbnb for $725 a nightThese Five Bad Email Habits Are Why No One Gets Back To You On TimeTo Relieve A Congested Downtown, This City Had A Solution: Free Bus PassesAmazon Alexa gets a hand in Andy Rubin’s Essential phone startupJimmy Fallon has probably never stayed in an Airbnb“Fail Fast” In Software Design Is A MythThe Concrete “Sound Mirrors” That Influenced WWII, Science, And DesignAmerican politics is “event viewing” now. Here’s a Nielsen chart that proves it.This Is How Your Random Facebook Friends Can Help You Land Your Dream JobIt’s Not Just You: These Super Successful People Suffer From Imposter SyndromeThe Secret Life Of ParksCities Are Becoming Sanctuaries For Climate Policy, TooWhat Happened To All The Funny Ads?Why Political Memes Are More Pervasive On Facebook And Twitter Than EverHow To Turn Your Crappy Network Into A Better OneThis chart says it all about the high anxiety over North KoreaThe Branding Genius Behind Shake Shack Presents Her SequelJam City CEO Chris DeWolfe Talks Mobile Gaming Strategy—And A 2019 IPOIndia just blocked the Internet Archive’s Wayback MachineGentrifying Cities Are Trying To Save The Art That Made Them CoolAfter A Comeback, 23andMe Faces Its Next TestMore than 60 female employees may sue Google over a “culture that is hostile to women”Hey, Gmail Fans: Here’s The Easy Way To Switch To Inbox, Google’s Most Productive EmailPack Your Microscope —Space-Based Medical Research Is Taking OffWelcome To Eclipseville: How Small-Town America Is Cashing In On The First Solar Eclipse In 40 YearsComing To Air Travel Soon: Yoga Studios, Kid Play Areas, And Shared WorkspacesHow Snoop Dogg Got Involved With A VC FirmIn The Future, Your Doctor May Be An AvatarDisney Is Dumping Netflix And Launching New Streaming AppsHow Much Is Snap Hurting From Facebook’s Imitations?Catching the Hyperloop will be faster than the subway, its engineers sayCan Tidal’s fourth CEO in two years help it stay afloat?This Uncanny Robot Abraham Lincoln Got His Start As An Enemy CombatantLonely Planet’s New Trips App Makes You The Travel GuideAI won’t destroy humanity, says former Baidu and Google AI pioneer Andrew NgUber driver’s special delivery: fentanyl stamped “Uber”All three new iPhones will launch on time in September (but in only three colors), says analystA Pakistani Designer Created A Game To Teach Girls How To Avoid Unwanted Arranged MarriagesAs North Korea preps missile-ready nukes and threatens “physical action,” a vacationing Trump tweetsWhy Do Some Children Learn To Lie Faster Than Others?The authority on passwords is tossing one of the most annoying password rulesHeineken Makes A Smart Brand Investment In New York City’s River Pool ProjectWant Tim Kawakami to unblock you? Buy a subscription to “The Athletic”Uber reconsiders its subprime car-leasing programTile really wants you to notice its new Bluetooth trackersInstagram just got a live split-screen feature that is perfect for reaction videosIs there fire in your loins? These bras and undies can helpSnap’s original series “Good Luck America” is on a viewing streakIt’s Very Likely That Airbnb Is Causing Your Rent To Go Up, According To A New StudyThe Young Turks just raised $20M as its audience skyrocketsA Designer’s Guide To Brainstorms That Are Actually UsefulFoursquare’s Swarm redesign caters to the lifeloggers still using itNever Buy Out-Of-Season Produce Again With This Produce Tracking AppLonely Planet launches its own photo app because why should Instagram have all the fun?Watch Jennifer Lawrence Freak Out In The First Trailer For “mother!”Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Deciding On A Leadership StyleAI Superstar Andrew Ng Is Democratizing Deep Learning With A New Online CourseThree Tough Lessons On Bias From The Google MemoThink You Can Tell A $60 Violin Sound From A $285K One? Think Again.How Two Leave-It-Anywhere Bike Sharing Services Aim To Transform SeattleAt least that sexist Google engineer is giving men an opportunity to put their privilege to good useThese Sheets Are Made With Just Three Things: Cotton, Rainwater, and Wind PowerCord-cutting gets even worse as pay TV sees another quarter of historic declinesThis Robotic Jewelry Crawls All Over Your OutfitUber’s New Chief Brand Officer: “We Need More People Who Are Nothing Like Us”What The Hell Even Is A Computer? Let This Artist ExplainThese Are The 7 Most Important People In Your OfficeWhat The Internet Sounds LikeShonda Rhimes Sparks A MovementI Paid $35/Hour To Outsource My Life For A WeekHow Shondaland Built A Creative Work Culture With Play-Doh, Treadmills, And BakeoffsUber to Travis: Don’t call us, we’ll call youThe U.S. military can now shoot down your drone if it’s in their airspaceThis Algorithm Can Tell If You’re Depressed Just From Your Instagram PostsHere is Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s response to employees about the anti-diversity memoAuthor of Google’s anti-diversity memo says he’ll likely take legal action against the companyMajor League Baseball’s New VR Experience Swings And MissesWhy This Psychedelic Drug Is Drawing Entrepreneurs To PeruThis Design Practice Focuses On The One Sense Most People IgnoreGoogle has reportedly fired the employee who wrote the anti-diversity memoHere’s How Apple Could Put An LTE Radio Into Its Watch Without Killing The Battery5 Debunked Gender Myths In That Google Anti-Diversity RantOverdraft fees cost Americans $15 billion last yearReplace Your Electric Bill With A Flat-Rate, Monthly Subscription To Wind PowerLondon is using optical illusions to make cars slow downThe farmer’s new friend could be good for everyone: super-precise dronesAccording to employee personality tests, there is no difference between male and female Google employeesThese Police Videos Cast Doubt On Dozens Of Gun And Drug Convictions500 Startups knew Dave McClure was a “creep” months before he said itAt “Lilith Fair For Gen Z,” Inclusion And Diversity Take Center StageWhy Casper Is The $750 Million Startup That Just Can’t RestAudible for dogs is real and weirdly not inaudible to humansThis Comedic “Black Mirror”-Style Series Is Online Visual Storytelling Done RightThis Is What Personality Tests From Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and Uber Employees Reveal About Gender DifferencesSpecialized Has A Plan To Use Bicycling To Help Manage ADHD In SchoolsReport: The USDA is now banning terms like “climate change” and “greenhouse gasses”“Fargo” and chill: FX is the latest cable network to offer ad-free streamingSoftBank Eats The World: Inside The Voracious Appetite Of Tech’s Biggest InvestorThree Time Management Hacks For Fighting Boredom At WorkTo Prevent Drone Traffic Jams, Kansas Came Up With A Unique SystemAirbnb and Nat Geo found the perfect place to watch the eclipse—and you can win a stayThese Robot Toys Hook Up To The Legos You Already OwnWill Virtual Reality Solve Your Conference Call Nightmares?This AI Factory Boss Tells Robots And Humans How To Work TogetherPassengers want cheap airfare, but not if it means having no pilotsYour State’s Most Popular Vacation Destination Isn’t What You ThinkEmoji Are Getting Weirder. That’s A Good ThingHere’s the latest on that Google anti-diversity memoThis Is The Contract My Wife And I Wrote To Protect Our Work-Life Balance13 Ways To Make Side Money Off Of One IdeaFrom Anti-Trump To Pro-Brexit, This Site Collects The Sounds Of ProtestCan’t Stand Your Obnoxiously Noisy Office? 4 Architects Share Their Quiet HacksHow Successful People Make Decisions DifferentlyGoogle’s back to school promo gives students a free Daydream View with a Pixel purchaseHow Hotelier Ian Schrager Made A Luxury Hotel For Budget TravelersBrits will soon gain the right to have their online history deletedVoice Interfaces Are Here. Are They Necessary?Who’s got $1.5 billion for Tesla so they can fund Model 3 production?Why The iPad Pro Smart Connector Accessory Business Isn’t BoomingJeff Bezos Asked The World How To Donate His Money: This Artificial Hive Mind Knows The AnswerThere are now over 3 billion social media users in the worldNow SoftBank is thinking about investing in Uber or LyftNASA is asking you to send your own message to Voyager on its 40th anniversaryThe Most Shocking Moments In ShondalandHow You Really Sound In MeetingsThe first robo adviser startup surpassed $10 billion in assets under management