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Urban waterways are under siege by a new invasive species: e-scootersSay hello! Instagram adds voice messaging feature to Instagram Direct2 nuns embezzled money to gamble in Vegas. Here’s who should star in the inevitable movieDo small business owners support Trump? Not so fastMore Google+ data was exposed, and so Google is shutting the thing down earlyPrivate prison giant under fire for pressuring Georgia to keep immigrant detainee’s death report sealedApple accidentally gave one of its emoji a buttfaceHere’s how to limit app location tracking on iPhones and Android devicesThe 10 biggest food trends of 2019, according to KindWhat to watch for when Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies in CongressScathing House Oversight report: Equifax data breach was “entirely preventable”Netflix expands to Africa with new original TV series Queen SonoDon’t make these 4 mistakes when you’re building an online communityGoodbye, Chevy Volt: In the age of Tesla, GM retires its hybrid electric carMark Shapiro promoted to Endeavor president as the multimedia behemoth continues to scaleWhy dollar stores are bad business for the neighborhoods they open inIt’s official: More people get news from social media than newspapersNew PSA marks the 6th anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings with a new POVNASA’s Voyager 2 probe just entered interstellar space3 things Facebook could do to fix itself (even if it won’t)Tumblr’s adult flagging tech is not working very well unless you think Sesame Street is NSFWI had trouble monotasking, so I tried “spacewalking”At this new online banking platform, customers are the owners“What if Superman was an evil kid?” asks this creepy-as-hell movie trailerMicrosoft’s Surface headphones: Not Bose killers, but worth a listenThis coworking space is the most elegant office I’ve ever seen6 completely appropriate ways to say “no” this holiday seasonSorry, your data can still be identified even if it’s anonymizedThe iconic Fearless Girl statue has a new home at NYSEFrom GV: 5 lessons to jump-start your design career4 professional women on making ends meet in the most expensive U.S. citiesHow the blockchain is changing the art marketAn ambitious plan to change how we build housingAmazon planning to open a flagship Go store in LondonElon Musk talks pot, the SEC, and Twitter flame warsHow to know if you’re an ethical leader5 steps to making better citiesWhat a 19th-century French novel tells us about Jeff Bezos and AmazonSNL expertly uses Jason Momoa to mock fragile masculinity4 ways to track the massive Southern snowstormMeet the Tumblr castaways trying to save its adult content from oblivionGoogle’s Pixel Slate: Great Chromebook, not-so-great iPad/Surface rivalThis is the effective way to be an optimist if you struggle with thinking positive thoughtsThe giant Ocean Cleanup device is having some trouble cleaning up the oceanApple, Amazon, and Google drop as tech stocks bear the brunt of China trade worriesNet neutrality could face a powerful foe in Trump’s nominee for attorney generalHere’s who Twitter thinks should host the Oscars now that Kevin Hart is outAmazon Go’s expansion could face trouble if more cities ban cash-free retail storesThese 5 numbers show how GoFundMe is boomingTop 5 Ads Of The Week: Whoppers at McDonald’s, Mexican-positive search resultsReport: Huawei’s troubles may be worsening as Japan and British Telecom weigh bansPermeable architecture can open up our sealed livesReminder, this is the last full weekend to sign up for Obamacare open enrollmentThe Roger Ailes doc Divide and Conquer tries to find the Fox News mogul’s humanityAmerican parents are depressed, and the reason why is even more depressingSkip the gimmicky toys. Get kids these beautiful, durable giftsKevin Hart’s tweets are homophobic, but what about Jimmy Kimmel’s blackface?Want to find fulfillment? Stop trying so hard to find itAmerican Airlines is offering biometric boarding at LAX Terminal 4How to reframe your thinking about the worst parts of the holidaysPentagram designs a Harry Potter font, and it’s magicalThe 2019 Grammy nominations are here, and so are the women (finally)“Avengers 4” trailer highlights series favorite: Hawkeye5 ways your company will be better if you give to charitySquarespace’s sleek redesign rejects cliché Silicon Valley brandingAmazon looks to airports for cashier-less stores: reportThis stroller that grows with your kid turns into a tricycle and then a bikeStill have vacation days left? 3 ways to use your time off for a good causeWatch AI conjure up an entire city from scratchMicrosoft is worried facial recognition tech will erode civil libertiesEvery other industry has a safety label. Now tech does, tooGoogle is trying to remove gender bias from its translation servicesMastercard is looking into anonymous crypto-transactions“We see ourselves as the Blumhouse of romance”: How Frolic tapped into a billion-dollar industryThis company shifted to a four-day workweek–and it’s going greatThe jacket of the future is here, and it’s made out of grapheneRights groups and tech workers unite to swat down Google’s DragonflyThe collateral damage of Tumblr’s porn banDoctors warn tap water from neti pots can be fatal after brain-eating amoeba kills womanNewly minted Oscars host Kevin Hart may have a homophobia problemMichigan Republicans decide that people can live on $9.25 an hour for the next decade127 countries are now working to ban single-use plasticAttention retailers: Christmas music actually makes some shoppers angryWhy quotas alone won’t make boards (or companies) more diverseFrom the View-Master to Sears trash cans, this man designed our worldCatherine Zeta-Jones knows how to make you love to hate herInfant ibuprofen recall affects products from CVS, Walmart, and Family DollarAre e-bike and scooter startups benefitting everyone?5 things to know about the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFOThe man who sent “the most famous email in history” still has plenty of questionsWhy is the right-wing obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s clothes?5 reasons empathy is the most important leadership skill29 women directors the Golden Globes could’ve nominated this year, but didn’tHow did Maroon 5 top Drake as one of YouTube’s most popular music videos in 2018?How to let your secret, hidden extrovert outDespite a surge of tech activism, Clarifai plans to push further into government workCheck out the best ads of 2018 as voted by YouTube viewersThis is why women leave jobs in techHelp paying off your student loans is a great perk–if you can get itThis M.C. Escher-inspired hotel is Instagram goldExclusive: Amazon’s Alexa begins crowdsourcing answers to common questionsWhy going public before Uber could give Lyft an advantageBusiness-app automation kingpin Zapier has its eye on consumersThe most innovative cold weather gear of 2018Science explains why productivity hacks and resolutions are practically destined to failAlexa just got better at picking music for youThis course helps former prisoners learn the tech they missed in jailWant to get more done? Add these 8 apps to your phoneWhy Japan is giving away free houses (and how to get one)YouTube’s top 10 videos of the year are the 2018 diversions we deservedCuba offers its citizens access to mobile internet for the first timeHere’s how to get your Spotify Wrapped 2018 breakdownTwitter’s year in review reveals the most quoted, retweeted, and liked tweets of 2018How CEOs-in-waiting buy the companies they want to runThe home of the future is the one you’re already living inMoviePass revamps subscription plans and raises prices for 2019How to redesign cities to fight lonelinessMillennial Pink is dead, and Pantone’s Color of the Year killed itFacebook’s Elliot Schrage defends using D.C. firm to research George SorosThe first use of a hyperloop will be incredibly boringJeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile video service Quibi adds more stars to its rosterA woman born without a womb became a mother, thanks to a uterus transplantWhat happens when you publish your therapy transcripts?Facebook tries to put out its latest dumpster fire, this time over Mark Zuckerberg’s emailsAt-home fitness giant Peloton expands into yoga and meditationThe Secret Service is testing face-recognition surveillance outside the White HouseFacebook is five years into its AI journeyWhy trendy cauliflower products will soon dominate the entire grocery storeBeyoncé and Ed Sheeran photo says everything about expectations put on black women versus white menHere’s a good holiday gift for anyone despairing about climate changeThis terrifying glass deck lets you hover 1,000 feet above BangkokMost popular workout day, time? America’s fitness patterns, according to ClassPass7 questions to help you figure out if it’s time to quit your job to start your own businessThe Cut’s attempted takedown of Priyanka Chopra echoes racism against successful Indian womenHere’s how to watch SpaceX’s Dragon take off for the space station5 common worst practices bosses need to abandon nowA gorgeous look at 4,000 years of architectural drawings3 places to watch George H.W. Bush’s funeral services live onlineReport finds Les Moonves obstructed investigation, might not get $120 million severanceWhat Spotify and Instagram would have looked like 30 years agoOur phones are making us unwell–but behavioral science can help5 myths about the future of work that you need to stop believingInspecting bridges is hard and dangerous. Send in the dronesThe most productive people read these 5 booksThe fate of self-driving cars hangs on a $7 trillion design problemInstagram’s IGTV was supposed to be the “next generation’s TV-viewing experience.” What happened?Stop freaking out about robotsYou can buy a Whopper for a penny if it’s near a McDonald’sHow and when to watch the 2019 Golden Globe nominationsWe need so many paper straws now, they’re building a whole new factory to meet demandWhen people would rather work with competent jerks than likable foolsThese are the 10 best places to work in 2019Sesame Workshop just got another $100 million to bring Muppets to refugee kidsDoes Pet Ownership Have the Potential to Help You Become Top Dog at Work?The fight to keep Friends on Netflix is about so much more than FriendsWhat non-contact boxing can teach you about career and business5 reasons to enter Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas awardsReport: GOP emails were stolen by hackers during the 2018 midtermsHow to turn off YouTube autoplay mobile videos before you accidentally watch Logan PaulAT&T and Hulu think you want to see commercials when you hit the pause buttonTony Robbins-backed fitness app Freeletics raises $45 millionMicrosoft may reboot its Windows web browser againAlfred Molina’s biggest fan has to do his autopsy in this razor-sharp satirical shortHBO gives the world more Ferrante with “My Brilliant Friend” season 2FDA dog food recall: 25 products to avoid due to toxic vitamin D fearsMastercard and Microsoft have a frightening plan to create universal “digital identities”The best gear for beating holiday stressThis $1 million climate prize went to organizations you wouldn’t expectEmployers, you need to get rid of these misconceptions about diversityWith just a photo of your fingernail, your phone can now tell if you have anemiaHow Google and Morse code are helping to make gaming more inclusiveThe strange world of #MeToo marketingScooters are everywhere. Shouldn’t they be smarter and sturdier?How you deal with stress can ruin your employees’ jobsThe U.S. Army is cracking down on potential recruits who can’t pass the fitness testThis plant is a cyborg (and it might be the future of interfaces)Exactly how to start a conversation in these 5 common work situationsCan a two-page resume increase your odds of getting hired?This startup wants to hook your kid on cryptoFrance to freeze fuel tax in concession to the Yellow Vests protestThis uncommon design shop is the anti-AmazonThese are the podcasts you should be listening to, according to AppleThe 7 technologies that will make farming smarter–and more productiveInside New York’s plan to guarantee Lyft and Uber drivers a minimum wageQuora suffers massive data breach. 100 million users affected