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Is Olive Garden funding Trump? How a false rumor ignited a Twitter boycottTesla faces another security issue after researchers hack its key fobs againSelf-driving car trailblazer Anthony Levandowski charged with stealing trade secrets from GoogleIndonesia’s plan to escape from its sinking capital will put the rainforest at riskTropical Storm Dorian: 4 ways to track the potential hurricaneExperian just invested in a location data company, which is a little creepyUnderstanding ecofascism, white nationalists’ extreme reaction to the coming environmental apocalypse5 wild organic materials that could transform the fashion industryThis is what it takes to build and manage a high-performing virtual teamFarfetch: No, we’re not buying BarneysRapper Meek Mill’s legal saga is finally overWhy it’s time to include compensation ranges in job postingsCostco opened its first store in China, and everyone cameEva Longoria is going to direct the Cheetos movie called ‘Flamin’ Hot’First, this female-led sex toy startup fixed vibrators. Now, it’s redesigning lubeThis is why networking doesn’t always work for womenMatch.com’s dating coaches might help save modern loveThe most exciting thing about the 2020 Games might be the robotsHow to decide what to share in an exit interviewIn this new solar-powered apartment complex, all 600 units have batteries that form a virtual power plantAt 15, Yelp finally wants to get to know us betterThese are the most comfortable heels I’ve found to wear at workHow googly eyes solved one of today’s trickiest UX problemsI create videos for a living. These tools make it easy and affordableVirgin Australia just banned all MacBooks from its cargo holds over battery fire fearsIkea is sharing people’s best Ikea hacks, and they’re brilliantThis stunning storm-chasing video was filmed across 30,000 miles in 3 monthsIf you’re not looking for your next iPhone on this site, you’re missing outThis podcast helped Missy Elliott finally get her MTV VMA Vanguard AwardHey Siri and Alexa, the BBC is making its own voice assistant known as ‘Beeb’5 changes CEOs can make if they’re serious about ending shareholder primacyThis monthly subscription box wants to get you pregnant6 everyday products that redefine eco-friendly designJohnson & Johnson must pay $572 million in landmark opioid caseSeventh Generation is donating its national ad airtime to the climate strike15 weird warning signs that winter could be a frigid hellscape, according to folkloreIkea believes it has the book that will change your life: its 2020 catalogThe latest trend for job seekers: ghosting employersGiving on PayPal has bucked the recent downward trends for philanthropyTurns out Latinx people are staggeringly underrepresented in Hollywood moviesHow to watch the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards live without cableLeonardo DiCaprio’s Earth Alliance just pledged $5 million to save the AmazonNike, New Balance, and USTA serve up ads celebrating female stars for U.S. OpenWhat Melinda Gates, Billie Jean King, and Michelle Obama want you to know about Women’s Equality DayKim Kardashian West renames controversial Kimono shapewear brand SKIMSThis International Dog Day, teach your dog how to beg for treats in a new languageSettling into a new job can be hard. Here’s how to channel nerves into successHere’s all the fine print on Disney+KFC is going to sell plant-based fried chicken9 cool Marvel, Star Wars, and Disney announcements from the D23 ExpoFeeling inadequate and miserable? It might be because of ‘expectation creep’Brazil’s government knew the Amazon was going to burn and did nothingSweetgreen now has a healthy salad for your dogThe future of wearables? Linen thread that can be sewn into your bodyWe need to define America’s new middle classWant to try one of the best-designed bathrooms of the year? You’ll have to go to LaGuardiaMore than half of all login attempts on social media are scammersThe hidden history of American fashion, in four garmentsHow to make your Mondays more productiveStarbucks just publicly deconstructed its brand—here’s whyWeWork’s founder’s plan to make sure he gives away $1 billion isn’t as meaningful as it looksUh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit systemPumpkin spice latte lovers, look out! Starbucks is launching its first new pumpkin beverage in 16 yearsPatagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, and 30 other companies tell the Business Roundtable CEOs to put up or shut upAnnoyed with paper straws? Might we suggest one made from pasta?5 ways to improve morning chaos, now that the kids are back at schoolThe most effective way to implement a behavior changeWhy F45 is the fastest-growing fitness franchise—and workout crazeAlton Brown explains why ‘Good Eats: The Return’ is ‘the best work that I’ve ever done in my career’We know how to build an all-renewable electric gridThese are the negative effects of praise (that you’ve probably never thought about)The CDC is investigating the first death in a vaping-related disease outbreakRuth Bader Ginsburg just completed treatment for a fourth bout with cancerCitibank wants to help open college savings accounts for every kid in the U.S.Sphero acquires littleBits in a bid to rule the $150B educational toy marketNow everyone wants to visit GreenlandStock market tanks after Trump ‘hereby orders’ American companies to find alternative to ChinaStudents For Trump wants 1 million young MAGAs by 2020. It starts tonight in VegasWhy companies need to stop ignoring those without a digital presence4 essential reads on Brazil’s vanishing Amazon rainforestA$AP Rocky snubbed a request to publicly thank Donald TrumpWall Street doesn’t seem to like Peppa PigHow to build a company culture that goes beyond free lunch and casual FridaysSay cheese, aliens! The world’s biggest camera is ready to photograph the universeGoogle Photos has a neat new trick that lets you search for text within imagesJillian Bell on losing 40 pounds to find an emotional connection with her latest roleThese prayer mats combine Islamic tradition and contemporary designThis is why we need to embrace boredomThe brilliant UI and UX design of classic 1990s animeThese are the 5 things you should be doing while building your careerDavid Koch dead: Read the full statement from Koch Industries and Charles KochHow gun-detection technology promises to help prevent mass shootingsThese powerful fonts are based on protest movements, from civil rights to suffrage3 millennials on what they learned working for their immigrant parentsHasbro’s ‘Monopoly Socialism’ hates healthcare, vegans, voting, environmental protections—and more!A more sustainable lifestyle is a path to a more satisfied lifeDid Apple accidentally steal the logo of Elon Musk’s Boring Company?4 women on the emotional (and financial) reasons for becoming egg donorsWhat a tiny Scottish town could teach us about tackling the world’s ocean plastic problemA side table made out of recycled jeans and other products Fast Company is loving this month4 ways to decorate on the cheap—without using Amazon, Wayfair, or IkeaKirsten Dunst talks her weird, wonderful new TV show and why she’ll never play a man’s accessoryThis new elementary school will teach kids how to be happySharing your TV streaming passwords? Cable companies won’t stop you—yetWhoopee! DoorDash raises minimum pay from $1 to $2Howard Johnson has the sweetest, most Instagrammable hotel room this side of Candy Land‘Romance scammers’ among 80 charged by DOJ in Nigeria-linked online fraud ringCan humans endure 19-hour flights? This airline aims to find outFlush with $175M in new funding, ThredUP is launching a platform for other resale brandsLevi Strauss hopes to cut water use by 50% in some ‘high stress’ areas by 2025See a real-time map of all the fires burning down the AmazonOverstock.com CEO is out after ‘deep state’ comments and claims of affairMount Everest is banning single-use plastics because mountain lovers leave too much trashCan we print a new set of coral reefs before they’re gone?Five things you must not do during your internship if you ever want a real jobGiving up on my medium-term goal allowed me to grow my companyYour hand soap is bad for the planet. Try this clever product insteadIn bittersweet news, Google will not use a dessert name for Android 10This is the right way to reply to a recruiter message on LinkedInIt’s Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: Here’s what that meansChina is using Disney’s ‘Mulan’ to smear Hong Kong protestersThe world’s smallest bike share can be found in this tiny village north of the Arctic CircleWayfair sells 14 million products. Here’s what its first-ever store is like10 books that CEOs keep returning to, over and over againIs modern mindfulness a corporate scam? This management professor thinks soThis ingenious sleep kit turns any sofa into a bedYou had a fight with your best friend at work. Now what?This is how internships are shaping the future of work right nowiPhone 11’s new Face ID could make upgrading from iPhone X, XS worth itIkea is quietly changing its brand again—for a very good reason5 technologies that are revolutionizing baseballWhy the AMA is helping to launch a new insurer for seniorsInside Microsoft’s plan to fix America’s broken voting systemYour titanium Apple Card is a weakling that can be damaged by basically anythingFitbit will supply health trackers to hundreds of thousands of SingaporeansDon’t believe the Business Roundtable has changed until its CEOs’ actions match their words14 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Drive could doGoogle will keep classic Hangouts on life support a little longerTwo MIT Media Lab scholars quit as Jeffrey Epstein connections emergeWalmart accuses Tesla of ‘incompetence or callousness’ in elaborate lawsuit over solar panelsThe Parkland students just announced a ‘Green New Deal, but for guns’Mark Ronson’s interactive Instagram Story might just be the future of music videosNew York City’s school buses will now be automatically routed and tracked using Via’s algorithmThese tiny magnetic springs melt microplastics into nothingThis ‘unproductive’ activity can actually help you get more doneNew York Times Magazine’s powerful ‘1619 Project’ is now in podcast formThis tech company says offsets aren’t enough—it’s time to pay for negative emissions‘Matrix 4’: Everything we know so far (and what we’re dying to know)500 interns later, here’s what I learned about transitioning them to employeesHow to help the Amazon rainforest: 9 things you can do during the fires and beyondThe cult scent brand Diptyque is reviving a centuries-old way of wearing perfumeWhy being nice isn’t always good for your careerIf Netflix has a trailer section now, can it stop doing auto-play elsewhere?Researchers confirm that your selfies make you look like an a**holeWhy you react the way you do in a crisis, according to a former Navy psychologistThis is why we need to pay attention to women and sextechWhen you’re done with this T-shirt, bury it. It turns into worm food in 12 weeksI’m a contractor earning below-market rates. Should I ditch my partners?The Museum of Ice Cream is returning to New York City with a permanent locationAirbnb should be legally on the hook for illegal rental listings, Hawaii rep saysHow unpaid internships hurt all workers and worsen income inequalitySmaller airplane seats aren’t just miserable, they could be dangerousCelebrities including Rob Lowe and Adriana Lima are falling for a 7-year-old Instagram hoax todayJigsaw CEO Jared Cohen still loves FunnyordieBehold the astronaut lounge at Virgin Galactic’s $250K-per-flight spaceportWeWork’s laughably weak Wi-Fi password is downright dangerousThis is what to say (and what not to say) during any salary negotiationThe Domino’s delivery of the future will arrive by electric bikeThe Obamas’ first film, ‘American Factory,’ debuts on Netflix—and it’s getting crazy good reviewsWater cremation and human composting: the new, eco-friendly frontier of dyingThese 4 Gmail alternatives put your privacy first