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Leaked document indicates Microsoft is revamping political donationsSenate finally passes 9/11 compensation bill, securing funds until 2092Snap pops after earnings show more users flocking to SnapchatTrump administration aims to end food stamps for 3.1 million AmericansHow legal weed companies are starting to address driving while highFacebook’s latest warning: Messenger Kids flaw let children chat with strangersMore product placements may come to Netflix (but don’t call them ads)Your obsession with self-help books could be hurting your productivityThis cool interactive map shows you the most-assigned college texts, from Marx to ‘Frankenstein’The Beastie Boys mark the 30th anniversary of ‘Paul’s Boutique’ with their own official Adidas shoeAmazon plans to upskill 100,000 employees. Here’s what that means for the future of workHow the Geochicas are using crowdsourced maps to improve the lives of women in Latin AmericaThe buildings of the future are alive!Report: The iPhone 11 will come with this dazzling new camera trickHere’s how to find out if Equifax owes you moneyMore than two-thirds of Obamacare cosponsors are now backing Medicare for All proposalInside Fast Company’s online redesign—and why we need your help!TED Talk curators on the 4 most crucial ways to become a better public speakerStop calling us women in tech. It’s marginalizing and needs to evolveYou’re already being watched by facial recognition tech. This map shows whereBottled water’s next trick is making the bottle disappearHow not to choke during your next high-stakes job interviewPeak startup culture is here—and it draws bloodSix free email apps to help you reach Inbox Zero—and stay thereThe fascinating thing our airports reveal about the natural worldThe psychology behind why people will eat anything at workFacebook is already flooded with fake Libra cryptocurrency scamsFood labeling is broken. Kind Bar is on a not-so-nutty quest to fix itThe ambitious plan to publicly track every new garment we buyJulia, Sesame Street’s autistic muppet, has a new campaign to help teach parents about autismWatch Ford’s new electric F-150 pull a million-pound trainReport: Apple in “advanced talks” to buy Intel’s modem unit in 5G pushA first look at Minecraft Earth, Microsoft’s new attempt to bring gaming to the real worldThis nonprofit brings yoga to low-income schools to help students de-stressI’m a trans woman who codes, and this is what I’ve learned about gender in techHow to stop DoorDash from deducting your tips from delivery people’s payCop’s alleged threat against AOC highlights Facebook’s tricky problem with ‘satirical’ newsStarbucks wants to create the AWS for restaurantsTofurky is suing Arkansas for the right to call its products plant-based meatOlivia Munn is starring in a new cybersecurity thriller about the Sony hack . . . for IT managers?From a cyborg manifesto to hacking humanity, read this artist’s tech-themed poetry created on the spotThis vacant lot is turning into a park designed to protect the neighborhood from floodingImmigrants are good for business, and this study proves itPeople don’t understand how disaster-relief money gets spent—and it makes them less likely to donateTainted alcohol isn’t just a Costa Rica problem—here’s what tourists need to knowThis is how gig-economy work has evolvedSee ‘The Simpsons’ house revamped in 2019’s most cliche design trends5 quick takeaways from Marvel’s huge Phase 4 newsFive soft skills you need to be a better leader in 2020Connected at 200 mph: How 5G is transforming auto racing and beyondMeet your new coworker—it’s a robot!Supersonic travel is on the verge of a comeback—here’s why7 tips for getting off to a good start at your first jobI thought I knew what it meant to lead with vulnerability. Then I became CEOThe world’s most-advanced AI can’t tell what’s in these photos. Can you?Inside the luxury industry’s fight for millennials’ hearts, minds, and walletsEquifax forced to pay $4 per person in data breachThe 3 ways that happy people deal with problemsSpotify flexes its podcasting muscle with Parcast’s ‘Summer of ’69’ true crime seriesIndia’s first lunar lander is on its way to the moonCities are getting hotter, but we can redesign them to keep us coolArby’s is betting $3.9 billion that its customers don’t want fake meatSo this is what 2019 tastes likeTech companies will meet at the White House today to discuss Huawei banThis AI-powered chatbot connects homeless people with helpHow to manage email so that it doesn’t control youPrime Day for a union? Not yet at this Amazon warehouseDirecTV blackout: 3 ways to watch CBS during the AT&T carriage disputeWhat it really means when Congress talks about regulating Big TechSports media is going direct to consumer—and Copa90 wants to be the Glossier of soccerHow going to the Moon really did change the world—back on Earth50 years after Apollo, a U.S. return to the moon looks depressingly far offDon’t break up Facebook and Google based on these three mythsThis “virtual power plant” made of solar and batteries means Oakland can stop burning jet fuelApollo 11 anniversary: Where to watch all the best Moon-landing TV specialsWhy team-building exercises are useless (and what you should do instead)The original ‘Lion King’ had a racist hyena problem. The new film fixes that, with mixed results.These 5 American mountain towns want tourists to be more responsible when they visitThis weekend’s heat wave is serious: Here’s how the CDC says to deal with itMcDonald’s might make Happy Meals a little happier, and not because of ‘The Lion King’What happened when Congress looked into data brokers almost 50 years agoThis fan-made, stop-motion ‘The Shining’ took 60 hours and 10,000 LEGOs to createYour antiaging regimen might be toxic. This brand found a safe alternativeAfter a deadly fire, here’s how you can support Kyoto AnimationInside the effort to map the world’s dying coral reefs from spaceWhat companies should do with the office mansplainerThis grocery store is teaching its customers sign languageThis fascinating graph shows how life in America has changed since 2003This Lyft executive shares their secret recipe for keeping customers and drivers happyInstagram’s new warning to hateful trolls: ‘Your account may be deleted’The quest to bring urinal culture to womenMy scarcity mind-set actually helped me become a millionaireIf the Area 51 raid happens, Bud Light promises to be its official beerThis podcast gives voice to working moms of all kinds—including sex workersMen must take an active role in closing the gender gap in corporate leadershipSorry Wall-E, this is now the world’s cutest robotWhat mountain climbing expeditions tell us about teamworkHow to submit contributed stories to Fast Company and tips on getting publishedThe rewilding: why wolves and bears are returning to EuropeThis cozy apartment can be dropped onto existing buildings, and it only costs $11K4 common ways coworkers hurt your productivity, and what you can do about itCriminals are using deepfakes to impersonate CEOsNASA almost forgot to take a flag to the MoonThe best camping gear for people who hate camping22 ways that climate change may ruin your summerRunning your A/C just a bit less could help save livesReal Estate Investing 2.0: Unique New Approach Goes Beyond Crowdfunding10 incredibly useful iPhone productivity secrets5 lies you’ve been told about generational wealthA Florida city is playing ‘Baby Shark’ on a loop to keep homeless people awayIlhan Omar’s social media is the classiest response I can imagine to MAGA bigotryMicrosoft’s cloud powers another surprisingly strong quarterBreastfeeding mothers on KLM airlines may be asked to cover up if some rando gets offendedHurricane season is here. Is your company ready to help with disaster response?Bill Gates: Why bet AI’s future on self-driving cars?Pampers smart diapers let you track your baby’s pee with technologyThe House votes to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hourHow I learned to be vulnerable (and became a better leader)Hiiiiii! THIS is how texting has changed grammar & the way we communicateToys ‘R’ Us is coming back with a high-tech twistCompanies need to do more for adult caregivers. Here’s whySlack is finally resetting passwords 4 years after a big data breachThis map shows how hot you’re going to get without climate actionBusch beer’s pop-up shop is so exclusive, it’s hiding in the middle of a forestThe world needs more penis drawings (really)March of Dimes confronts the darker corners of parenting and pregnancy in a necessary new podcastThis site will show you exactly how ashamed you should be of flyingExactly how to motivate remote workers during the summer slumpWeTransfer and Headspace just helped pay off $30 million of people’s medical debtH&M, Gap, and Tommy Hilfiger are pledging to clean up toxic denimHow to get anything done when your kids are aroundThese five Google pro tips are a short course in power searchingYou might need less sleep than you thinkAirlines are finally fixing the middle seatHere’s how to get FaceApp to delete your photosInstagram’s design gave rise to the influencer economy. It may also be its downfallGuess who was waiting at the Moon for Apollo 11? The RussiansThis robot shoots out baby coral to help slow the effects of climate change on damaged reefsNetflix’s subscriber growth stalled—and it’s bad news for Disney, HBO, and everyone elseDisney releases a fierce rebuke of Abigail Disney’s theme-park investigationNetflix stock tumbles after earnings show decline in paid U.S. subscribersWhat’s the path forward for electric planes?Imagine loving Tupac so much you get fired for it, like this 66-year-old manTwitter data reveals the agony and the ecstasy of Amazon Prime DayThis T-shirt is made from carbon fibers usually found in jet enginesThe top three 2020 candidates on climate change, rankedHow thinking like a business owner and marketer helps you build a successful careerLate-night TV exhumes the racist bones in Trump’s bodyEveryone at this new advertising agency has served time in prisonHow to attend a conference without feeling overwhelmedBreaking Up with Dr. Search Engine—A Better Way to Triage Pet Health ConcernsShawn Mendes and Flow water want to rid the planet of plastic, one bottle at a timeThis AI breast cancer diagnostic tool is the first to get FDA clearanceI built a multimillion-dollar business on Instagram, and you can, tooThis $26 million penthouse is the Goop of luxury real estateThis personality trait could be holding you back from successSee NASA’s weather data reimagined as a gorgeous antique mapHow do I hire leaders who are willing to roll up their sleeves?This ‘career accelerator’ helps applicants get dream tech jobs—for a cut of their salaryUnable to afford IVF, millennials turn to hopeful grandparentsSuspicious of Google’s reCaptcha? Here’s a popular alternativeHot dog! You can rent the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile on AirbnbThis jewelry is a brilliant shield against face-recognition intrusionsSee the world’s oldest emoji in this new archive of 650 ancient symbolsThe seriously scary problem with the black plastic all around usAI’s next ethical challenge: how to treat animalsIf President Kennedy hadn’t been killed, would we have landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969? It seems unlikely.Viral app hit FaceApp, which makes users look old, has privacy concernsAmazon is facing an EU-wide probe over third-party selling practicesCargo ships are big polluters. Can they go back to using sails?Elon Musk’s Neuralink plans to start human trials next year for brain-computer implantsToo much work isn’t the only cause of office stress. Here are some other tension triggers.This 22-part plan is how we can feed the world by 2050This next-level Google Calendar hack lets you focus on what matters