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Today in late-capitalism: Woman thanks Amazon Flex for “allowing” her to lose weightApple Music’s arrival on Amazon’s Echo is both surprising and logicalGot a messy work desk? Study reveals what your coworkers really think of youThe face-off between Netflix and filmmakers over screening movies in theaters heats upMeet the Google engineer getting its workers ready to strikeThanks to NASA’s Insight, we are the first humans to see a Mars sunsetWhy is Amazon promoting this anti-trans alt right troll’s comedy special?3 steps to nudge climate skeptics toward actionTumblr, a safe haven for adult content since 2007, is finally banning itWho are the “Yellow Vests”? 4 things to know about the violent Paris protestsVictoria’s Secret Fashion Show ratings plunge lower than its low-cut brasMichelle Obama is no fan of Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” manifestoHuawei just topped Apple in smartphone shipments for the second quarter in a row5 books Bill Gates says to read–and gift!–over the holidaysPeople have all kinds of theories about this abandoned Christmas tree in the NYC subwayFuboTV takes its cord-cutting service overseasAT&T accurately predicted the future in 1993. What can we expect now, 25 years later?Want to look for a job in 2019? Start by doing these things right nowDebt of a salesman: Why the cost of living is making retirement a mirageHoliday shoppers say Walmart is better than Amazon at this one key persuasion tacticOnline sleuths are using face recognition to identify Civil War soldiers in old photographsExclusive: Why Michael B. Jordan directed the new Bacardi commercialIntroverts, acting like an extrovert won’t make you happierIkea is opening its first store in ManhattanWhole Foods workers’ worst fears may be coming trueThese are the perfect holiday cards for Brutalism fans55 new movies, TV shows, albums, and books you must check out this monthSee Google’s spectacular new headquarters rising in CaliforniaIs sending company holiday cards outdated? A guide from expertsPeople can now control their wheelchairs with just their facial expressionsThe 20 best design gifts under $20Here’s exactly how to respond if you keep getting interrupted at meetingsHow to figure out what you’re worthAre you cool enough to get these minimalist maps?Check out this transformation from old house to ultra-efficient sustainable buildingNetflix, Prime, Blue Apron: How subscription businesses are taking overHow and when to watch President George H.W. Bush funeral and memorial servicesAn exclusive look inside Google’s in-house incubator Area 120These five Google successes began as employee passion projectsWhy does luxury fashion hate Chinese consumers?Peloton had 4% more customers than SoulCycle last quarter: ReportWhat you need to know about Marvel Entertainment’s mysterious chairman–and why Disney is keeping quietA new kind of capitalism needs a new generation of inspired–and inspiring–leadersSNL’s Netflix ad parodies its thirst for endless original contentSNL’s great new character Jules doesn’t know about privilege. Neither does SNLHow to track Santa Claus live with NORAD’s new revamped website and mobile appsHow private marketplaces have become a powerful recruitment toolThe creatives behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign ad promote global progressive solidarityMarriott breach: State Department says don’t panic over stolen passport numbersWatch the 53-second viral moment that helped George H. W. Bush win in 19888 ways you’re coping with holiday stress wrongHow Apple could easily fix the iPhone’s “cyber flashing” problemReport: Some Juul employees don’t want to ride with the Marlboro manFacebook and Google are breaking campaign laws, says Washington StateTop 5 Ads of the Week: Santa’s limits, Payless goes luxuryWhat LGBTQ people in the South say life is like for themIntel’s delightfully nerdy creative storytelling may be no moreWarnerMedia is approaching its Netflix competitor like it’s selling data plansAnchorage earthquake: Photos and videos show street damage, trembling structuresRussia’s largest bank just launched a state-of-the-art coding school to ease dependence on Western techWhy we need to make lifelong learning a national imperativeBlumhouse’s stylish horror movie “Cam” strips sex work of shame and judgmentHow to protect your credit after the Marriott Starwood data breachNASA will enlist these firms to return to the Moon at “unprecedented” speedFeeling Peak TV FOMO? This index of everything that aired in 2018 can help.Giving Tuesday raised a record $380 million in one dayDaredevil fans are fighting back after Netflix canceled the seriesWant a raise? Ask yourself these questions firstAmazon’s move will gentrify neighborhoods. At what social cost?Amazon’s Alexa is getting Apple Music just in time to play some Christmas tunesWhat if your bike commute generated energy for your neighborhood?Hate browsing Amazon? This is the ultimate no-frills shopping siteThese are the 4 reasons you suck at public speaking (and how to fix them)The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is over. Here’s how it stacked upWeWork chokes on an opportunity to push its meat-free agendaThis company uses AI to test unlikely engineers for their potentialIn open office hell? This company will sell you a safe haven500M Marriott customers’ data has been hacked–here’s what we know so farThis 75-year Harvard study found the 1 secret to leading a fulfilling life10 productivity tricks from a CEO with ADHDThe shiny new neighborhood exposing everything that’s wrong with SFWatch man and robot merge Avatar-style thanks to 5GAmazon Prime Health is coming, according to an early investorThis Tokyo cafe is staffed by robots remotely controlled by people with disabilitiesSheryl Sandberg reportedly ordered oppo research on billionaire George SorosWith “Close Friends,” Instagram aims to make Stories more personalHooking them young? “Amazon Teen” is targeting kids on SnapchatThis map of mortality rates in America shows the grim details behind life expectancyWhy the Twitter brand needs to get off Brand TwitterNeuroscience says listening to this song reduces anxiety by up to 65%Gender equity is the most overlooked solution for climate changeGoogle Assistant can compliment your manners, but not everyone loves the ideaWhat is the “Moscow Project”? Here’s what we know so farHere’s a look at Delta’s all-seeing, face-scanning, biometric airline terminalCorona is testing plastic-free six-pack ringsMic lays off most of its staff as the pivot-to-video bloodbath reaches its zenithOffice Depot turns its empty retail space into WeWork-like office rentalsPutting this material on roofs can help clean up smoggy airMicrosoft’s new Office icons are a familiar idea in simpler new formThe cultural advice you need before taking your business globalOkay, who is watching porn at Starbucks?Report: The Chinese government is spying on Tesla and other EV drivers without consentHow to encourage your new hires to be creativeBloomberg Beta just dumped detailed investment documents onto GitHub–here’s whyCambridge Analytica weaponized fashion brands to help elect TrumpCan’t work towards your long-term goal? Blame your brain120,000 American libraries just got even cooler thanks to Grow with Google3.9 million children had no health insurance in 2017, the first increase in a decadeThe 1996 law that made the web is in the crosshairs5 predictions for the future of remote working toolsExclusive: Airbnb will start designing houses in 2019Targeted ads are ramping up on cable via your smart TVYet another way open offices are making you less productiveThis coal plant closed–now it’s being converted to a solar-powered neighborhoodThese are the 5 mistakes you make when you delegateMovieBox, the popular free media streaming app, has shut downGerman police have raided Deutsche Bank headquartersYour next colleague could be a robot. Here’s how to get along2 easy ways to stay productive when you travel a lotHow best-selling author Lee Child writes 2,000 words a dayThis chart will show you when you can multitask and when you can’tWhy small biz owners should hope for 4-star reviews over 5 on Yelp and GoogleGermany launches antitrust investigation into AmazonIt turns out Facebook actually did want to sell your dataThe city of the future is one with way less parkingSundance 2019 is all about diversity, immigrants, and comedians getting seriousWe’re entering a new era of cheap and perfect knock-off artIn a 180 from last year, GenderAvenger praises CES keynote diversityFacebook gave away $7 million in seconds on Giving TuesdayWhy chose “misinformation,” not “disinformation” as word of the yearBuyer beware: Amazon is sneaking ads into baby registriesThis “Good Place” star is expertly trolling celebrity Instagram influencersThis new app tells you the fastest way to get where you’re going without a carIs this why the FDA has recalled so many foods recently?AI will be used to tweak malware on the fly, warns security firmThanks to VR you can visit Helsinki without snow bootsGoogle Fi brings cheap wireless service to most iPhones and Android phonesThe Testimatic aims to take the embarrassing out of testicular cancer screeningsFBI and Google take down multimillion-dollar ad fraud operation3 ways to strengthen your problem solving muscleHow to balance full-time work with creative projectsAmazon Alexa-compatible Big Mouth Billy Bass is the only holiday gift that mattersThis startup wants toddlers to wear makeupThe Lion Air plane that crashed should not have been in the air: ReportIkea wants to help you farm in your housePatagonia is giving its $10 million tax cut back to the planetThese houses are designed to help Puerto Rico survive future stormsBy going public, dissidents at Google will face some huge risksWant to be a good leader? Learn to followMargaret Atwood will put a “Handmaid’s Tale” sequel under your eye in 2019Air France-KLM just launched a travel startup incubatorWould you sleep in a luxury suite in an abandoned mine?6 ways to get people to listen to youTo B or not to B? That’s the question for companies who seek to “balance profit and purpose”The first annual 2018 late-stage capitalism holiday gift guideStay in this gorgeous geodesic dome hotel, only $210 a night9 modern menorahs you’ll want to display all year longA massage-booking app has exposed the names of alleged sexual offendersHow White House correspondent April Ryan figures out the right questions to askHow Instant Pot designer Yi Qin makes top-selling productsArchitects envision Amazon’s New York, and it’s terrifyingGoogle’s CEO will testify before Congress over claims of bias against conservativesIs bitcoin about to rebound?13 hidden pockets of daily free time you didn’t know you had (and how to make the most of them)This is how Americans define their dream jobThe world’s largest network of electric vehicle chargers just raised another $240 millionEx-Facebook exec says the social network has a “black people problem”This crowdfunding campaign lets you give capital to companies changing the worldApple will soon offer coding camps for women-founded startupsThis nonprofit is turning bullets into forks to fight hungerWikiLeaks disputes report that Paul Manafort met with Julian AssangeHere’s the open letter Google employees wrote protesting Project DragonflyWhy it’s time to cancel your Amazon Prime accountWatch this artist turn the Starbucks siren into Freddie Mercury and Miyazaki’s TotoroBig Beer’s latest trend: Magnum-sized bottlesCan the government fight crime using logos?The new face of newLocally sourcedCraigslist is quietly changing how much Americans throw awayAll work and all playYou’ll never look at your Amazon Echo the same way after this short filmAddition by SubtractionWhy it’s important for employers to follow up with candidates after job interviewsWill Ferrell and John C. Reilly must ask you to give to Movember in this mustache facts videoThe humble beanie gets a makeover–with ocean plasticThis list of unmade Guillermo del Toro projects is a master class in creative gritCan Your Vehicle Make You More Productive?NASA’s InSight Mars lander sent its first postcard homeEuropean regulators left an open seat to symbolize Mark Zuckerberg’s absenceDriverless Vehicles Will Be Even More Life-Changing than We ThoughtGlobal emissions must drop 55% by 2030 to meet climate goalsThe origins of Silicon Valley’s garage mythOlafur Eliasson’s clever trick for coping with hellacious travelThis misunderstood trait could make you a better boss3 things you need to do to be taken seriously at workThe quiet radicalism of Henri Matisse’s great-grandsonThe (absurdly funny) Consumer Product Safety Commission is winning socialWe have the tech to tackle climate change now–here are the next steps“We don’t do Star Trek”: How NASA landed on Mars, unlocking a new era of scienceThe problem with invisible brandingMeet the 26-year-old entrepreneur turning high-school gamers into varsity athletesColor of Change’s Rashad Robinson wears–and buys–many, many hatsThis is what it’s like to be an immigration attorney in 2018Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford has one rule about emailCyber Monday was Amazon’s single biggest shopping day in the company’s historyUber just got fined almost $1.2 million for data breach cover-upStretching studios are the next big boutique fitness trendPolice turn to robotics to tackle a backlog of untested rape kitsHere are 6 ways Google tricks you into letting it track your locationHow Giving Tuesday became a worldwide phenomenonThis is how to kick your addiction to SlackYou should be using iOS’s powerful new Shortcuts, and here’s howTrump threatens a 25% tariff on the iPhone and Apple laptops