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What venture capital investors need to learn from the mistakes of WeWork and UberHow does impeachment work? Let these cartoon explainers show youCity governments are being overwhelmed by mobility options: This new software wants to helpNancy Pelosi has been swayed toward a formal Trump impeachment inquiryIf Alexa and Siri can exist on the same product, there’s hope for all of usHow to unlock the potential of introverted employeesPrioritize the customer and growth will followWhy entrepreneurs need a diverse media dietLet this guided VR trip show you the Earth from space—and change your mind about the planetGreta Thunberg just proved that Trump is no match for herWith the Amazon in flames, Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro says global concern is ‘colonialist’WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is stepping down under pressure from boardThink about these things before you tell coworkers that you’re looking for a jobDisney World just added tons of vegetarian and vegan options—here are the highlightsMissed Hot Girl Summer? No biggie. Megan Thee Stallion has declared Hot Girl Fall for allSay cheese, distracted drivers! Australia sets up traffic cameras to crack down on phone useHow to strike the right tone in all your emails, texts, and social postsHow to watch Japan launch a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIB rocket to the ISSReviving the lost art of sticker bombingThese are the biggest employers you’ve probably never heard ofIt’s National Voter Registration Day: Here’s how to register to vote or find out if you already areAdobe Fresco is a new iPad app for people who can’t drawThis is the time-management hack that helped me double my incomeHow to watch President Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly live onlineRebranding Instagram and WhatsApp is Facebook’s latest terrible ideaWhat you’re probably getting wrong about workplace burnoutNorway is paying $150 million to Gabon to protect its forestsThis inflatable bike helmet launched a $50-million-plus industryKind pulls its fruit snacks but begins a fight against synthetic dyesYahoo has a new logo and brand. Again!A high-tech handbag, eco-friendly sneakers, and other products Fast Company is loving this monthThe popular Kik messaging app is shutting downGoogle wins ‘right to be forgotten’ case in EuropeStep inside the mind-blowing subway stations of the former Soviet UnionHow to keep your cool in these 5 frustrating work situationsSamsung’s new tablet is useful in all the ways an iPad Pro isn’tJuul faces a new federal investigation in California, report saysYou shop online at work. We all know it. And this research proves itWomen of color are starting new businesses faster than anyone elseHow nail salons are trying to be less wasteful by going waterlessLegal immigrant’s painful death in ICE facility was preventable, says daughterMove over, Emmys: This country is the 2019 Champion of the EarthFacebook vows to take down Ukraine-run pages that love TrumpAllbirds to Amazon: Don’t steal our design, steal our sustainable practicesHP is paying $11 million to protect a New York City-size amount of forests‘Play Pass’ is Google’s answer to Apple Arcade (kinda, sorta)17,000 data points from 50 top brands prove that diversity in ads is good for their bottom lines3 things that leaders need to do to improve email productivity in the workplaceReady or not, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is relaunching this weekNow you can learn American Sign Language through a language-learning appEmmy winner Jharrel Jerome on why black trauma is celebrated at awards shows: “Our pain needs to be told”Read Greta Thunberg’s powerful speech to the U.N. Climate SummitWhy did Thomas Cook collapse? A perfect storm of calamity and climateOprah’s Book Club is coming to Apple TV+, kicking off with Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘The Water Dancer’Bury climate denier BS in scientific facts with this new Twitter toolClimate activists disrupt morning commutes for ‘Shut Down DC’ protestThe crucial reason why CEOs and entrepreneurs need to learn to give up controlAARP partners with Getty Images to make aging coolThe 2019 Emmy Awards were a huge win for cord cutters and another loss for basic cableSticking by your belief isn’t always a good thing. Here’s whyFor China’s Muslim minority, the internet was a safe haven—until it wasn’tA first look inside Apple’s luminous new flagship storeHow the man behind K-pop sensation BTS is reinventing the music businessThese are the 5 lies you’ve been told about procrastination10 Innovation Festival Fast Tracks that only Fast Company could deliverThis public park is a model for urban design in the age of climate crisis‘The category is love’: Watch Billy Porter’s powerful (and historic) Emmys speechHow to identify when your brain is taking a harmful shortcutThe biggest hurdle in Ikea’s quest to become a tech company might be Ikea itselfHow to write the perfect professional thank-you noteHere’s what to do if Thomas Cook has left you strandedGoogle restarts human audio reviews of Assistant recordings with new safeguards in placeBob Iger didn’t let Disney buy Twitter because its ‘nastiness is extraordinary’Meet the mastermind inventing fast food’s craziest menu items (Cheetos mozzarella stick, anyone?)Google’s new housing development will get suburban workers out of their carsHow ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ is doubling down on the experience economySurviving the Holocaust felt ‘Good as Hell’: The top 4 awkward music choices during the EmmysMichelle Williams’s Emmys speech calls out workplace inequality for women of colorPatricia Arquette advocates for trans rights at EmmysAlex Borstein delivers powerful Emmys speech: “Step out of line, ladies”3 ways companies can start embracing the circular economyReports: WeWork CEO Adam Neumann may not be CEO for much longerHow to watch the 2019 Emmy Awards and red carpet live on Fox without cableArchitecture is an unexpectedly good metaphor for online privacyWhat I learned about work when I adopted a puppyYou’ve been warned: Full body deepfakes are the next step in AI-based human mimicryMeet Shampoodler, the podcast and Twitch superfan who’s the future of fandom in interactive mediaAs coal companies fail, the workers are being left with nothing21 signs from the NYC climate strike that say it allThis is why you need to take microbreaks (and how to do it properly)This Apple patent may be the key to AR glasses we’d actually want to wearYouTube is sorry after finding yet another way to rile up its seething vloggersWalmart will stop selling vapes, but only after it’s done selling through all its vapesWhat is cognitive collaboration?iOS 13 has a nasty location privacy bugWhat price should New York’s congestion charge be?FAIR Act: House votes to end forced arbitration and allow you to actually sue companiesWe’re canceling Halloween over this sexy Mr. Rogers costumeIs the Gates Foundation putting toilets ahead of human rights?3 ways to make better decisions for your careerHere’s how the design industry is mobilizing for the Climate StrikeHow these professionals built a successful remote careerAmazon employee activists say the company’s big climate pledge is good—but not enoughWho actually boycotts brands? More liberals and college grads, it turns outFor a change, a Trump tweet hits the perfect noteThese AI-generated people are coming to kill stock photographyThe Mac Portable—an Apple flop that led to great things—turns 30The story behind the viral graphic that electrified the climate movementGo ahead and tell your most embarrassing story. It will boost your creativityInside the nonalcoholic brewery making the year’s most exciting beerHow to catch up on ‘Downton Abbey’: 6 easy recaps before seeing the movieYou can try to live-stream the Area 51 ‘raid’ or just watch a bunch of YouTubers messing aroundRobin Arzon, Peloton’s head instructor, loves Dolly Parton and Beyonce8 books you need to read to save the planet, according to people who already areThe billion-dollar race to change how drugs are madeThis house design is completely free, and it could help save the worldJim Gaffigan goes dark in his new movie, but the darkness was already thereAmazon plans to have 100,000 electric delivery vans on the road by 2030Trump met with Mark Zuckerberg at the White House and posted about it . . . on TwitterWhat to do if your child is worried about the absurdly high cost of collegeGlobal Climate Strike: everything you need to know5 simple rules to make AI a force for goodTwitter will now let you hide the replies of other users3 times when procrastination can be a good thing7 successful women on the “mistakes” that changed their careers7 new incredibly useful things you didn’t know Gmail could doPatagonia enlists teen activists to speak out for Global Climate Strike campaignA football field-size asteroid snuck up on NASA and almost hit the EarthHere’s why YouTube is stripping some users of verification badgesGoogle just made the largest ever corporate purchase of renewable energyBacardi just found the best use for plastic straws ever—turn them into vinyl recordsUSDA lets pig farms self-regulate: What could possibly go wrong?Ikea has invested in enough clean energy to power all of its operations (plus extra)Former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne is prepping for ‘The Big One’Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google are lobbying their way into Washington’s heartiOS 13 is available now for your iPhone. Here are its 10 best featuresThis one couple’s secret for (successfully) starting a business togetherYou can now buy The Impossible Burger in grocery stores (if you’re in SoCal, at one specific grocery chain)Delta flight makes an emergency landing in Tampa after frightening sudden dropHow to write a job description that attracts better candidatesVape tracking tech is here to weed out counterfeit THC productsAmazon announces a new, bolder plan to tackle climate change, responding to activist pressureThis photographer turned his lens on the many, many cameras watching youHow to train your brain to welcome constructive feedbackFour smart ways to build customer loyalty with technologySnack to the future: Here’s what America is munching on in 2019Prepping for the ultimate time-management challenge: parenthood10 shoes brands that reduce your carbon footprintThis typeface hides a secret in plain sight. And that’s the pointWhy is #FinanceSoWhite?After boycotts over a Trump fundraiser, SoulCycle customer numbers plummetThe creators of ‘Monument Valley’ are back with a game no one expectedHow Los Angeles Football Club uses technology to score with fans—and foil scalpersBurger King is melting down plastic toys to recycle them into something actually usefulEEE mosquito-borne virus: What to know and how to protect yourself7 female executives who were fired share their adviceDesigners’ job satisfaction is plummeting. But why?Netflix’s first CEO: Why Netflix will win the streaming warsThis new coastal development is designed to live with sea level riseThis free Gmail add-in will tell you if you’re an email jackassFacebook’s endgame: Getting inside your walletAmazon’s AI is democratizing the war on NSFW user-generated contentThese scientists studied 500+ logos. Here’s what they discovered about good brandingNetflix plans to lure actors and directors by paying them more when their movies are a hitInstagram won’t let teens see weight-loss products and cosmetic surgery postsWhere and when to find a climate strike event near youThis is how to make the ‘slow work’ movement work for you7 bizarre things we just learned about WeWork’s CEOAmazon will let you donate to 2020 presidential candidates by talking to AlexaCheck out the new UPS driver uniforms and see if you can spot the high-tech updatesApple wants to be the only company that can sell you a ‘slofie’Man accused of using a drone to drop explosive at ex-girlfriend’s homeThese free stock photos of people splashing around swimming pools are body inclusiveSo, the Navy just admitted the Blink-182 guy leaked actual UFO footageExclusive: Barclays and Anthemis launch startup studio for female foundersWhat is the Yang campaign doing with your sweepstakes data?This Scandinavian airline came up with a way to make you feel less terrible about flyingIf you’re a cord cutter with Comcast, you now get a free streaming boxMcDonald’s is making athleisure wear with no sense of ironyThis Marvel-themed student assembly throws down the (infinity) gauntlet for all high schoolersThese cat houses are nicer than human houses4 interview mistakes you probably didn’t realize you were makingHP sent me hurling through zero-gravity space to sell me a laptopModern money is crawling with nasty bacteriaThis app will let you deepfake your own voice for podcasting purposesRead this before you use exclamation points in emails!!Why Laura Dern, Olivia Wilde, and Zazie Beetz are telling the truth for True BotanicalsHow my Latinx upbringing made me a better leaderAdvice for founders dealing with defensive or troubled employeesThree-quarters of plastic products are toxicThis startup lets you subscribe to support an army of drones that’s planting millions of treesThis devastating back-to-school ad is designed to shock parents into action5 ways emotionally intelligent people deal with impostor syndromeFacebook unveils Portal TV, which lets friends watch TV togetherNew York is the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettesThink fake burgers are just for vegetarians? 95% of Impossible Foods’ customers are meat eatersIn an era of distractions, Microsoft wants AI to be your coworkerTennis star Maria Sharapova starts her day with a healthy green juice … but still loves to snack on candyThese startups will customize your cheap Ikea furniture with high-end details5 tips that will make you love PowerPoint—no, seriouslyThe secrets to managing your boss (no matter what type of boss you have)Apple Watch Series 5 reviews: the ‘best’ smartwatch whose always-on display is a ‘must-have’If your avocados are staying ripe longer, this might be whyOne of America’s top designers quit at the height of his career. Now he’s back—with a visionWork at 1 of these 5 companies if you want to earn top dollarThe real reason Google Assistant launched with a female voice: biased dataThis new HP laptop is the first computer to use ocean-bound plasticHow human curation came back to clean up AI’s messes