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The Dodo’s humans were upstaged by Dixie the adoptable dogThere’s probably microplastic in your poopMove over, Oscar: Podcasts are getting their own awards showFast Company’s Innovation Festival To Feature High Profile Sponsors Keeping The Innovative Spirit4 ways to track the monstrous Hurricane WillaStay away from these two phrases when you speak to a customerApple Music Beats 1 just opened an NYC studioPaid time off to vote is on the rise, survey says“Halloween” just broke this box office record, but what does that even mean?The 2016 election was so stressful it gave college kids symptoms like they had PTSDSoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan talks expanding abroad and onlineAWS CEO joins Tim Cook in urging Bloomberg to retract its Chinese spy storyThey know… that you just uninstalled their creepy app“Headless chicken monster” found swimming in AntarcticaLinus Torvalds is back at Linux while GNU’s Stallman unveils a “kindness” policyGot a job interview? Make sure you bring these 8 thingsBeth Comstock and Rachel Shechtman talk shopBanksy’s latest prank actually has a long historyTrump’s anti-transgender push: 6 things to knowWear a natural history museum on your feet with these $165 slippers4 tips on how to succeed with StoriesRyanair passenger could get away with racist tirade as “name and shame” campaign picks upLiving in the shadows of the silicon boomWhat it’s like to date and marry out of your social classThe U.K. is planning to ban plastic strawsThe people who clean up the mess Burning Man leaves behindHow your email habits might be making you a worse bossKids aren’t failing school–school is failing kidsElon Musk: first Boring Company tunnel will open on Dec. 10How Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail adapted the hit podcast Homecoming for TVWhy you need this AllSaints leather biker jacketDesigners, stop talking about empathy!This self-lubing condom lasts for 1,000 thrusts–and could change sexFacebook wants to buy a cybersecurity companyWhen being too collaborative can hurt your careerHow Ikea and HP want to help keep plastic out of the ocean: make stuff from itThis is the easiest way to make your LinkedIn profile stand outA device that can pull drinking water from the air just won the latest XPrizeGoodbye, Google+: A eulogy for the last great social network4 things every introvert should do before a networking eventCold or flu? Here’s where to track CDC outbreak data for 2018-2019Super Deluxe, where many comedy creators got their start, is shuttering (again)Why the new Blumhouse Halloween film is a hitDOJ charges Russian accountant with targeting 2018 midtermsJonah Hill makes a personal directorial debut with “Mid 90s”Tim Cook wants Bloomberg to retract that Chinese spy chip storyThis program wants to build a new tech workforce in West VirginiaTop 5 Ads of the Week: Burger King’s nightmare, Ted Cruz loves White CastleThe 45.7 megapixel camera that eases you into the futureThis Weather Channel viz drops you into a raging California wildfireTrump’s latest tweet is a crime against data designCEOs, here’s what you can do about your employees’ lack of productivityHy-Vee meat Salmonella recall: 6 products to avoid right nowCongratulations to Nick Clegg, who just got the world’s worst jobPatagonia is officially endorsing U.S. Senate candidates in Montana and NevadaThis fundraiser to make sure Native Americans can vote in North Dakota is smashing its goalsHow your boss can help you get your dream job (that’s not your current one)This Senator’s campaign spot is hilariously similar to a fake ad from VeepGirl gamers are more likely to study science and techBarbara Kruger was making the art we need today in 1990This smart coffee mug can track your caffeine intake4 ways the people around you are secretly judging your management potentialLufthansa and IBM Watson think AI can convince you to use your vacation daysChina wants to launch a fake moon in 2020 that is definitely not a Death StarTwo ways being busy can actually be a good thingShould we break up the tech giants? Not if you ask the economists who take money from them75% of people think this AI artist is humanSerena Williams, Amal Clooney, and others on policing women’s angerThe most important design tool you’re not usingKendall Jenner’s fave lipstick is (big surprise) bad for your healthUber now lets you call your driver using VOIPTesla announces a cheaper, midrange version of the Model 3These stunning satellite images show how growing cities change the planetFord’s new Mustang gets leaked on InstagramTo turn docs into apps, Coda had to rethink productivity from scratchBryan Cranston wants you to yell at himThe future of surgeryAre you smarter than Bill Gates about climate change? Take this quiz to find out22 Halloween costume ideas that won’t get you in trouble at workBill Gates is investing in European companies that solve the less obvious parts of climate changeGet ready for a future in which your favorite products act like helicopter parentsIs Netflix racially personalizing artwork for its titles?Important ontological spoiler from Stephen HawkingWhy hasn’t Jeff Bezos weighed in on Jamal Khashoggi?This new Nespresso ad is a George Clooney prank on all of us, right?Square takes on the clunky old-school payment terminalGmail gets its hooks into Box, Dropbox, and moreThis is what happens when you let a drunk robot design a lampDo these 4 things when your boss leaves the companyOur meat addiction is going to kill our chances of beating climate changeSoftware engineers live in Jira. Can Atlassian help them love it?The radical idea behind this kitchen brand? Selling fewer toolsYour employees might be leaving because of their terrible commutesI want this minimalist mini-office so badlyExclusive: Will Americans ditch the gym for the Peloton model? Survey sheds lightHow Dame designed a patriarchy-free vibratorVacasa proves the quiet power of vacation rentals with $64M in new fundingAsk yourself these questions to find out why you’re in a work slumpMicrosoft is betting on the future of buildingsThis is how getting fired is more financially devastating for womenThis tiny wearable sticks to your forehead to measure your sleepSirius XM and Amazon are teaming up to promote Echo devicesTo woo Uber, a top Wall Street banker moonlighted as a driverHey America, Facebook owns WhatsAppPortland could make big businesses pay to protect communities of color from climate changeTyler, the Creator is in full bloomA skeptic’s guide to thinking about AILatest Facebook hack likely pulled off by spammersTesla has lost its VP of manufacturingYou’re not imagining it: Robocalls are on the riseMoviePass’s parent company is under investigation for allegedly misleading investorsTwitter’s Russian troll problem: There’s good news and bad news30 Dyson hair dryers will literally blow you away to prove you need a good coatTrump endorsements follow in the wake of candidates spending money at his propertiesTrump moves to exit 144-year-old postal pact over cheap China mailHelp Arby’s get over its identity crisis by trying the duckCan this superfood company help stop extremism?Why Aasif Mandvi and Audible are preserving a pre-9/11 look at the immigrant experienceWhy media people are furious over Facebook’s bad video metricsMove over, lovers—Virginia is for rockets, too!The one chart that tells you everything you need to know about NetflixWhat AI could learn from natureWe need to start with the playroom to get more women in the boardroomPanera Bread launches new digital video series on food transparencyThe $300 watering can that will be a family heirloom one dayThese high-tech storage containers will tell you when food goes badThe Instant Pot of weed rolls your joints for youNow you can easily see exactly what Apple knows about youThis plug-in creates a “dark mode” version of any websiteAdobe is doubling down on voice interfacesThis personal server lets you keep your emails entirely in your control“The End of the World” is coming–in podcast form, anywayFour couples talk about what it’s like when women earn more than menGoogle is searching for a way to be zero emissions all the timeCan AI make the gender gap at work disappear?Exclusive: Lisa Strausfeld is developing a new kind of data vizAnalyst: Facebook is riddled with “systemic problems impacting the company”Facebook backtracks on Portal privacy protections3 steps to create a 21st-century work cultureInside the $2.6 billion subscription box warsFIGS is giving the $50 billion medical attire industry a makeoverLight ’em up! Canada legalizes marijuanaTesla buys plot of land for its first factory in ChinaGod help us, Facebook is bringing back the Real WorldWhy do digital health startups keep failing?Ted Cruz made it clear he supports repealing tech platforms’ safe harborIs it possible to have work-life balance?The Hilton Effect: The hotel looks back on its trillion-dollar global impactThe New York Times is cutting its online price, but there’s a catchHow to watch the Ted Cruz-Beto O’Rourke debate live onlineCan connecting beehives to the cloud save pollinators?Netflix just keeps growing larger than anyone predicted it wouldHow food banks are taking on the growing world hunger problemDo you live in a local news desert? This map will tell youFacebook’s rumored TV camera thing would sound cool if it weren’t from FacebookJetBlue wants to send you on a mystery vacation—here’s how to try your luckPaul Allen’s new machine learning center for impact is figuring out what poachers will do nextShonda Rhimes, “highest-paid showrunner” in TV, wants women to demand what they deserveLeBron James on Blaze Pizza and how it’s the key to understanding his own brand strategyWhy founders need to learn these three things to scale their businessBeing born in the wrong ZIP code can shorten your lifeGood news for Burrow fans: You can customize the look of your sofa nowA mentor can’t guarantee you a promotion, but can help with these thingsThis is how you get your boss’s jobIkea’s extremely chill new collection just hangs out on the floorDiscord’s game store is here to take a bite out of Steam5 steps to changing your mindset about failureWith $600 million in new funding, Instacart is a unicorn times sevenInside Laurene Powell Jobs’s big bet on digital curriculumWrite people up for their design crimes with this ticket bookLyft is introducing a U.S. subscription serviceThe No. 1 thing you’re getting wrong about inclusive designSleep guilt-free with Boll & Branch’s new ethically sourced mattressThese 3 common beliefs about memory aren’t trueWith Flamingo, shaving pioneer Harry’s branches into women’s groomingHow Trump, O’Rourke, and the GOP lead the online political advertising raceElon Musk: new, improved Tesla Autopilot chip coming soonFast Company magazine has a new lookABC Entertainment’s Channing Dungey discusses “The Conners”Paul Barron’s wool surfboard is cleaning up surfingGoogle’s CEO confirms it’s returning to China with a censored search engineBan passwordsInside the $30 million plan to make American soccer great againA dating app for Donald Trump lovers leaked its user databaseRelax New Yorkers, Apple has fixed its bagel emojiPaul Allen, 1953-2018: Microsoft’s cofounder and so much more