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Patagonia sues AB InBev for trying to confuse consumers as to who’s behind its new beer called . . . PatagoniaThis is the pro-democracy music Apple removed in ChinaBlack hole live stream: Watch scientists unveil the first-ever imageYouTube’s live stream of the white nationalism hearing showed everything horrible about YouTubeSoak the rich, but how?After TurboTax and H&R Block lobbying, IRS could be banned from offering free tax-filing appHow Massachusetts is working to get retiring business owners to let their employees take overYahoo data breach settlement upped to $117M because the first one wasn’t big enoughThe three keys to Shazam!’s box-office success are a testament to zigging when everyone else zagsU.K. teen who blackmailed porn users finally gets jail timeFacebook has created an insanely detailed map of where everyone in Africa livesHow the epic feud over the rights to the Sex.com domain ended in the ultimate deceptionDistracted driving is killing us. These cities are the worst offenders5 founders weigh in on the highs and lows of the IPOSenators just unveiled a bill to stop deceptive design and dark patternsMusic’s top labels to social phenom TikTok: Pay upHow to address employment gaps in your resumeDropbox and G Suite’s new integration is more like a mind meldStreaming music has a much higher environmental impact than you thoughtThis terrifying video from the Weather Channel shows a flooded America in 2100Startup Klook gets $425M in funding to shake up the travel industryYou have to see this remarkably emotional tribute to NBA star Dwyane Wade–by BudweiserShould you worry about not being yourself at work?Roku finally has a solution for cord cutters who hate logging in over and over againThe world’s most famous coffee pot gets a redesignAI’s leading developers share their fears about the tech developing too fastAre we on the brink of a recycling revolution?The world is racing to build on the moon againYes, RealNetworks still exists, and now it’s selling face surveillanceHow to clean up your personal brandWhy finding “meaningful work” is overratedWhat the design industry gets wrong about womenTech is crashing the world’s biggest design fairThese 8 presidents chanced into office–here’s what you can learn from their unplanned ascentAlphabet launches its Wing drone delivery service in AustraliaHomeShare lays off almost all of its staffExclusive: J.J. Abrams on Star Wars, Apple, and building Bad Robot into a Hollywood forceThis new cereal and beer share an ingredient–and it’s fighting climate changeRead Felicity Huffman’s full statement on the college cheating scandalPlastic bottles have surpassed plastic bags as the biggest threat to oceans and riversHow celebrity paparazzi use similar risk strategies as Wall Street tradersTwitter is automatically removing about 10 accounts every secondThis “plasticarium” shows you what the plastic-filled ocean actually looks likeFortnite fanatics: Here’s how to compete in the first-ever World Cup FinalsWhy is Amazon Prime using astrology to sell you stuff?Science has found a new use for Skrillex: mosquito repellantJohn Oliver and Captain Underpants among the most “challenged” books of 2018Congratulations to Spirit Airlines, which is not the worst airline in AmericaListen to the Game of Thrones theme song played on obsolete gadgetsMichael Che and Colin Jost brought their tired SNL shtick to WrestlemaniaA very cheap hacker figured out how to get a free $1 burger from McDonald’sInside the secretive, long-term collaboration between Sonos and IkeaThree stories every startup needs to tellAfter humans trigger mass extinction on Earth, it may take 10 million years for life to recoverCandida auris: These alarming CDC maps show where the mysterious fungus is spreadingWhy companies should offer fertility benefitsChristo’s next big “wrapping” project is 60 years in the makingEurope’s first underwater restaurant has gorgeous, otherworldly tablewareHow to deal with the top 3 causes of workplace stressMIT’s radical plan to make buildings out of melanin“Veep” masterfully weighed in on #MeToo with last night’s episodeHow to take a break from your ambitionSamsung’s Galaxy S10 in-display fingerprint reader can be fooled by a cheap 3D-printed fingerprintInfluencers are flocking to a surprising new kind of social mediaPinterest surprises by setting its IPO price range at $15 to $17 per shareMore than 60% of Americans don’t trust Facebook with their personal informationWorld Changing Ideas 2019: 17 winning solutions that could save the planetThis digital ledger helps small farmers get a fair dealInside the coolest office in Hollywood everIntroducing this year’s World Changing Ideas honoreesThis tech can make fabric from old clothing, agricultural waste–and even treesThis free phone app encrypts your web activity with one clickThis invisible, protective coating on fruit and vegetables fights food wasteThis tech tells cities when floods are coming–and what they will destroyThis horrifying graphic lets you see the destruction from a nuclear bomb dropped on your cityWhy everyone in Hollywood and Silicon Valley is stalking J.J. AbramsThese hearing aids are designed to look like stylish jewelryThis iPhone app makes web navigation truly hands-freeThis device can quickly turn any truck or bus into an electric vehiclePlanned Parenthood’s Roo chatbot will answer all your most embarrassing sex questionsThis online community has gamified the funding process for innovative startupsIngenuity at work: J.J. Abrams, Everlane, and World Changing IdeasThese songs sneak investigative journalism past oppressive regimesThis center is a space for at-risk youth to learn how to create changeThis brilliant brick tower stores energy with gravity instead of batteriesThese high-tech glasses connect people who are blind with agents who can describe what’s in front of themThis free software automates bankruptcy to help people clear their debtsThese teen siblings designed an app that’s a literal life-saverThis organization empowers parents to lead their children’s early educationThese huge towers of bricks are an ingenious solution to our energy storage problemWorld Changing Ideas 2019: All the winners, finalists, and honorable mentionsThese “microgrids” are the key to protecting Puerto Rico from future power disastersThis affordable, portable ultrasound device works with a smartphoneEdible chopsticks are finally here–and they come in 3 flavorsThis New Zealand company proves how 4-day workweeks are great for businessMichelle Pfeiffer’s groundbreaking new perfume line is about safety and sustainability, not vanityHow to break your smartphone addictionWhat SNL nails about Joe BidenHow to watch the 2019 ACM Awards live on CBS without cableHow writing about your life can improve your self-esteem26 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Calendar could doHow to watch the NCAA Final Four on CBS live without cableNow wanted by big credit bureaus like Equifax: Your alternative dataThis wild new reality-TV show is half Black Mirror and half Truman ShowThe world’s greatest city, according to 4 urban plannersCan spreading tiny glass beads on the Arctic ice keep it from melting?How Game of Thrones Redefined HBO–and prestige TVSuccessful negotiation requires more than just confidenceThe rapid rise and slow fall of the Microsoft web browserWhat the “painless woman” says about how anxiety and fear fit into painCall of Duty’s virtual soldiers are helping real ones get back to workParents, you can now rent children’s clothing from Rent the RunwayThis map of 50 cities where adults still live with their parents is super depressingThis program will pay business owners to ditch their vans for an electric cargo bikeAre “clean meds” the next big wellness frontier?Teenagers aren’t all that affected by screen time after all, study saysThese are the most common roots of workplace dramaThere is no “ideal” path to success–so stop trying to find itDon’t expect free stuff just because you have 2,000 Instagram followersIn honor of the series finale, here are the 11 best songs from Crazy Ex-GirlfriendUber’s cheery new U.K. safety ad awkwardly lands after U.S. ride-share murderThis investor who blew the whistle on JPMorgan got a huge award, but those days may be numberedWhy transparency alone won’t fix the gender wage gapThese tiny homes for ladybugs and spiders are designed to help them thriveHow bacteria could make our infrastructure strongerNYC’s first shapeshifting building is finally here (The price tag? $400 million)I “left” my kids for two months to build my startupHow to beat creative burnoutStressed out by office life? This scientist prescribes “nature pills”Amazon offered countries $5 million in Kindles to get the “.amazon” domainEmoji keep getting more inclusive. So why is there no trans pride flag?Apple’s Tim Cook says sports are a “great unifier” on ESPNFacebook accelerates fight against fake news ahead of Australian electionsAtlanta United President Darren Eales loves crafting cryptic tweets to the team’s fansThis is how I fixed the gender wage gaps at my companyWhat can we learn from this thriving, car-free German neighborhood? Get rid of parking spacesReport: Amazon is making its own version of AirPods for AlexaReminder: Jeff Bezos isn’t “giving” MacKenzie Bezos stockWhat’s holding companies back from hiring people with criminal records?Snap CEO Evan Spiegel doubles down on Snapchat original video series—in mobile-friendly, five-minute chunksNYC mayor Bill de Blasio slams BuzzFeed management for alleged union bustingThe one thing the far right and leftists both agree on? The Biden video is sillyIdeo CEO Tim Brown, who helped popularize design thinking, steps downThe next Peloton? Connected fitness startup Tonal raises $90M to dateAmazon says face recognition fears are “insignificant.” The SEC disagreesHey Alexa, make me a doctor’s appointment and don’t violate HIPAAHow to bring up remote work when you’re interviewingBeyoncé and Adidas team up to relaunch Ivy ParkThe Mueller Report now has the perfect, shocking coverStudy: Facebook ad targeting may discriminate—even when advertisers don’t want it toWant to see how your neighbors get the news? This site will show youWatch SpaceX’s first-ever test fire of the Starhopper’s engineSamantha Bee’s response to Joe Biden’s apology is appropriately crude6 ways to improve your memory in a few minutes a day5 reasons to keep your clients happy. And 2 reasons to fire themWhat the business world is learning from eSports3D printing is quietly transforming an unexpected industry: museumsExclusive: Google asked 5,600 employees about remote work. This is what they learnedAirbnb is picking one couple to sleep over in the world’s most famous museumThis is how to deal with the 3 types of bad bosses you might end up withThese reusable boxes are designed to tackle meal kits’ over-packaging problemApple just dropped the price of the HomePod to $299Floating cities once seemed like sci-fi. Now the UN is getting on boardI have to delay my retirement because my male coworkers were paid more3 takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s “Good Morning America” interview todayAustralia passes strict punishment law for social media companies that host violent contentSuper-villain? Handmaiden of the super-rich? How the director of “The Brink” took on Steve BannonAll the ways recycling is broken—and how to fix themHow Apple Arcade and other subscriptions could save—or sink—indie gamesInside Apple’s shaky plan to deliver a 5G iPhone in 2020 [Updated]Here’s who Apple wants to sign up for its TV+ streaming serviceAnother Facebook fiasco—over 540 million user records reportedly exposed on public databaseA simple fix for stronger and more sustainable cities: solar street lightsWeWork acquires cleaning services startup Managed by QDisney accused in gender pay gap lawsuit of valuing “male workers more than female workers”Google requiring all temp and contract workers to get health and parental leave benefitsFamilyTreeDNA says it has a “moral responsibility” to share DNA data with FBIKaspersky says its new app will now flag “stalkerware” used in domestic abuseWhite House aims to crack down on counterfeit goods sold onlineFormer Netflix executive alleges in a lawsuit that she was fired for being pregnantWhy performance metrics isn’t always the best way to judge performance“Joker” trailer reveals a dark, creepy drama loaded with nods to classic filmsAlgae tiles turn walls into living water filtration systemsGreen New Deal opponents get 24 times more campaign cash from Big Oil than supportersHow Paul Scheer is gambling on his own creativity (and winning)These are the companies where most U.S. employees want to workBritax refused to recall a stroller that injured babies: ReportWhy Accenture Interactive buying ad agency Droga5 is such a big dealThe We Company hires a new architect to lead major building projectsA grand optical illusion teases conspiracy under the LouvreStartups: proceed with caution before forming an advisory boardAgeism is thriving, so what are companies doing about it?NASA loves this Mars habitat where astronauts live like Marie Kondo“I’ve been a nurse for 20 years. The male nurses I work with have a different pay track”“I had 15 years of professional experience, but no one cared when I became a mom”Target’s newest furniture is for kids with sensory sensitivityWill people be able to overcome their disgust of lab-grown meat?WhatsApp will soon let you block others from adding you to groupsNow Facebook is asking for your email’s password if you want to use the siteIn this $98 bra you can play soccer one minute, breastfeed the nextInside Ikea’s plan to reinvent itself as a circular company