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In a major reversal, Netflix is about to reveal how many people watch its most popular showsTED just raised $280 million for 8 world-changing projectsWhy Apple and Qualcomm made peace now: A 5G iPhone in 2020Walmart.com just dropped a $48 kids’ clothing subscription boxBill Gates isn’t scared of sharks, but he wants nothing to do with mosquitoesJack Dorsey defends Twitter’s anti-abuse AI during heated TED exchangeAfter earnings report, Netflix stock fell despite overall beatQualcomm stock soars after settling Apple patent disputeFace-recognition tech offers new clues into a very old murder: Abraham Lincoln’sThis stunning new Leica ad celebrates the heroics of photojournalismPaul Allen’s virtual reality “Holodome” went to TED looking for partnersThis platform wants to fix the disturbing lack of data on police violenceNorth Face wants to make Earth Day a national holidayYou took your company public, now what?Could wave power be the next boom in renewable energy?Microplastics are being blown all over the world, and it’s terrifyingHow your porn addiction can help save the bees3 questions to ask yourself to spring clean your careerThese clever shelves make your books literally float in midairNotre-Dame can be rebuilt–if we let go of our obsession with “authenticity”5 reasons why half of all workers are totally stressed outWhy this CEO pays employees up to $750 to unplug on vacationThe royal baby … by the numbersNYC students take aim at segregation by hacking an algorithmNo, remote work isn’t a “new” perk—it’s been around for about 1.4 million yearsIkea has a new logo and you probably didn’t even noticeLeBron James and Maverick Carter want to destigmatize talking about money5 women entrepreneurs on how #MeToo has changed their companiesThis is the first commercial chair made using generative designWatch a Fox News audience enthusiastically applaud a question about abolishing private health insuranceSpoiler warning: “Avengers: Endgame” footage leaks on Twitter and RedditThe fight to regulate dangerous design is heating upAmazon has a major fake review problemCarlos Quirarte thinks 18 karat gold eyeglasses are the most baller thing you can buyCarole Cadwalladr blasts tech titans at TED: Your technology is “a crime scene”Microsoft wants to unleash its AI expertise on climate changeHow to donate to the rebuilding of Notre-Dame: 3 ways you can help right nowNotre-Dame fire: Why historic restorations keep going up in flamesInside Tesla’s 100% renewable design for the GigafactoryYou can now help search for David Copperfield’s secrets on the moonFired your agent? No problem! How TV writers are helping each other find workRetail apocalypse watch: Apple and Tesla won’t save dying mallsIs “deep medicine” the cure for our healthcare crisis?Sorry, Jack Ma: 12-hour workdays are not a blessingMicrosoft might make “Surface Buds” as an AirPods alternativeNotre Dame fire: Videos show 850-year-old Paris cathedral ablazeAT&T made an incredibly detailed map of where climate change will damage its infrastructureIsrael’s moon lander crashed, but don’t call it a failureWhy you should hire candidates who are “a little bit unqualified”Del Taco will sell Beyond Meat tacos starting this monthLori Loughlin pleads not guilty in college admissions scandalInside Donald Trump’s plan to make the Boeing 737 Max 8 great againEndangered rhinos are now being protected by powerful data analyticsTwitter offers the perfect answers to Trump’s “What do I know about branding?”This beautiful new fabric is actually old plastic bags woven on a loomMIT researcher surprised by Amazon’s “hostile” reaction to her face-recognition workSee the first architectural arches grown in a labExclusive: 60 Quartz employees are unionizing with the NewsGuildYour beautiful logo may not be as memorable as you thinkHow to find hidden cameras in your Airbnb, and anywhere elseHow Samsung’s Galaxy Fold shifts the smartphone paradigmThis is how your emotional fears are ruining your careerI tried the $40 hood that helps you relax, and everyone roasted meEaster creates tons of plastic trash–here’s how to celebrate sustainablyVolkswagen and Telsa will battle it out in China to be electric SUV kingTons of companies are offering Tax Day freebies: Here’s how to get yoursFashion’s plastic problem is bigger than you can imagine—but this brand is finding new ways to solve itWhy Delta is getting rid of reclining seats (and other airlines should, too)Lyft puts the brakes on some of its Citi Bikes due to brake issuesEU countries approve new copyright restrictions on Facebook and GoogleRegulators want to ban under-18s from using “Like” buttons on Facebook and InstagramHow Christian Siriano transformed from TV star to a red-carpet staple—and back againEvian’s new plastic water jugs shrink as you drink the waterExclusive: Pete Buttigieg debuts a radical new approach to campaign brandingSNL’s fake ad for “Fashion Coward” is the antidote to Dove adsGlobal outage plagues Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp for the second time in recent weeksThere are dozens of ways to rank cities. Here’s what they all get wrongThis is why everyone thinks they are middle class (even if they aren’t)Stop apologizing and say these things insteadSilent mode: Why the stars of Silicon Valley are turning to silent meditation retreatsSee 11 dogs rocking fabulous cones of shameThis sleek new magazine adds a fashion-world spin to solving climate change“I don’t want any more firsts in the industry”: Little star Marsai Martin is leading Hollywood’s youth revoltThis is how American mothers juggle work and parenthoodFacebook taps Peggy Alford as its first black female board memberGame of Thrones easy recap: Quick and simple ways to get caught upThese are Amazon’s 38 rules for successGoFundMe now lets you pick a big cause–like education or health–to supportHerbivore’s moldy face-cream recall at Sephora underscores an ugly issue for natural beautyHow these black women startup founders are using blockchainPrison inmate charged with pulling a $5,500 phone scam from behind barsThis 3D-printed cube lets users learn and play over 100 instrumentsIf you care about animals, should you should donate to shelters–or to stop industrial agriculture?Companies need to embrace the sick day. Here’s whyHere’s the Star Wars Episode IX trailer. The Rise of Skywalker!This delightful short film tells a complete story entirely through fake adsAOC TV: Watch Fox News obsess over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 6 straight weeks3 helpful ways to give feedback on a presentationDelta Air Lines is eliminating one of the most annoying things about flyingBig Food is pushing the government for a price on carbonEnjoy this moment, Bob Iger: Netflix tumbles as Disney stock hits record highSingapore’s $1.3 billion airport expansion is half botanical garden, half mega-mallNendo and Longchamp collab on purses that double as storage boxesThis app is why you’ve never seen a leaked Game of Thrones scriptUse these 8 productivity hacks when you’re short on timeThis hotel offers ASMR bedtime stories for guests who can’t sleepHere’s how to play Speedgate, the first sport designed by AII wrote a users’ guide to myself, and you should, tooIncognito mode won’t keep your browsing private. Do this insteadAsk these 5 questions to turn small talk into something more meaningfulWhat design tools get wrongA growing crop of “supertemps” is changing the nature of workWhy this artist ground his computer into dustGeorgetown students just voted to pay reparations to descendants of slavesSpurred by painful loss, this startup wants to make bereavement mainstreamThe Trump administration will unveil major 5G initiatives todayLittle scores big in representing a black female CEO in techHelvetica, the world’s most famous typeface, gets a makeoverFacebook Messenger might be returning to the main Facebook appHow to survive a Game of Thrones conversation if you don’t watch the showDisney is tapping into Star Wars, Marvel, and more to upgrade its theme parksThis new technical fabric replaces polyester with banana plantsMeet Peccy, the bizarre, beloved mascot you didn’t know Amazon hadDisney shows up Netflix and Apple with its Disney+ unveiling eventDisney+ video service coming November 12 for $6.99 per monthUber just promised to make sexual assault reports publicUber files for IPO even as it continues to lose moneyHow youth organizers are pushing Minnesota toward its own Green New DealWatch SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch the Arabsat-6A satelliteJeff Bezos touts Alexa adoption, AWS, and wage hikes in shareholder letterThese are the best 10 cities for women workers in AmericaThis DonorsChoose competition funds financial education–and lets teachers share the wealthThis sustainable biofuel company is also a beauty companyAssembling Ikea furniture is easier than recycling rules, say 26% of people5 ways to show appreciation for your employeesAmazon and Netflix are among many companies paying zero federal taxes under Trump’s tax lawWhat is Ruptly? Julian Assange arrest video footage raises eyebrows about RT-owned outletThree ways to give better adviceInstacart offers drivers more flexibility on when and what they deliverWhy the best way to file your taxes will probably never exist in America5 ways to get a better night’s sleepThe dangers of redesigning other species for profitThe bear-hugging football coach who became Silicon Valley’s go-to guruWhat is biophilic design, and can it really make you happier and healthier?This is what your clothing color says about you at workBorophene: The most exciting new material you’ve never heard of5 mistakes people make when they (try to) apologizeHere’s how to get your free coffee at Wawa todayThe air you breathe at home might be worse than the world’s most polluted citiesJulian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdraws political asylumThousands of Amazon workers are listening to recordings of Echo usersIkea now grows lettuce in shipping containers at its storesAmazon’s wild 24-year ride, from 11 employees to 600,000-plus“Little” producer Will Packer on making entertainment for the “new American mainstream”Meet the woman behind Amazon’s explosive growthThe epic marketing for Game of Thrones’s last season reveals that this is just the end of the beginningHow simple street-design interventions are saving kids’ lives in AfricaIn a rare show of shareholder pressure, 4,000 Amazonians demand action on green energyYouTube TV is hiking prices because apparently we can’t live without HGTVThis experiment found new uses for Google Glass to help children with autismAmazon may not feel like fighting every ban on cashless retail across the countryCreepy Facebook patent uses image recognition to scan your personal photos for brandsIt’s not just you: Science confirms pop music has gotten way more depressingThe U.S. House just voted to reinstate net neutrality, but the Senate may stand in the wayHow this company saved women millions by eliminating the “pink tax”Ford CEO confession: We “overestimated” the arrival of self-driving carsT-Mobile launches a bloated TV bundle that sounds a lot like cableThe wallpaper of the future is hereMeet Bendy, the eco-friendly leather shoes that won’t make a giant footprintHere’s the first-ever image of a black holeMaybe Netflix original shows really aren’t that popularCersei is the deadliest killer (199 bodies!) and other terrifically morbid Game of Thrones dataHealthcare giants flooded political campaigns with cash in 2017, per new analysisStop forcing your mindfulness on meWhy you don’t need a clear path to be successfulUber Eats is going to stop gaslighting you with confusing designYou can’t take anything home from Ikea’s new storeLuxury fashion is not size inclusive. Universal Standard wants to fix thatHow I spent my windfall of cashTo find a mentor, think like a mentorBuildings kill 600 million birds every year–and skyscrapers aren’t solely to blameDoctors want Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper recalled after deaths5 rituals that spark creativity at Pinterest, Flipboard, and AmazonThis is when it’s actually good to be a pessimistFor the first time ever, Snapchat is expected to lose U.S. users this yearYour swimsuit is terrible for the environmentHere’s why Elon Musk is trolling Jeff Bezos with a cat emojiFacebook will stop asking you to wish your dead friends a happy birthdayFrom Bad Robot receptionist to Sundance darling: What rising-star writer-director J.D. Dillard learned from J.J. Abrams about storytellingThese tree-planting drones are firing seed missiles to restore the world’s forestsHow lacrosse star Paul Rabil aims to redefine professional sportsThese are the false beliefs we still hold about introverts and extroverts