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A former Yahoo engineer hacked into women’s accounts looking for ‘sexual images’ of coworkersMichael B. Jordan and Coach just dropped an anime-inspired fashion line, and it’s greatWhen it comes to carbon, neutral is more active than it soundsYour UPS package is here. Just ignore that giant droneListen to these fascinating sounds on Mars, and feel like you’re 140 million miles awayWomen bosses in movies are four times more likely than men to be nudeI’ve spent 20 years studying bias at work. Here’s how to design an effective diversity trainingRead the fine print before you order McDonald’s 1 cent Big Macs from DoorDashHow to stay productive when you work remotely (and you don’t really want to)Maverick Carter and LeBron James’ Uninterrupted launches Nike sneaker and e-commerce storeElizabeth Warren has the perfect response to Mark Zuckerberg attacking her policies in a meetingNikki Glaser’s Netflix special hilariously explains #MeToo stuff—without mentioning #MeTooWhat pilots can teach us about managing our attentionExclusive: California Baby is now packaged in 100% postconsumer recycled plasticMost workers don’t actually want a super casual workplaceGet hired by one of these 10 companies if you want to be happy at work in 2019As drinking declines, nonalcoholic beer gets a slick rebrand7 books to help you understand impeachmentThese colorful maps reveal the hidden logic of your city’s street namesThis is the catchiest, crowdsourced song about depression you’ll ever hearExclusive: Serena Williams-backed online academy raises $3M to teach tech jobseekers how to sellSony comes to play in video game streaming wars with price cut, marketing blitz for PlayStation NowOrii, the ring that turns your finger into a phone, is hereResearch suggests taking up baking can help you feel betterAndrew Yang proposes that your digital data be considered personal propertyThe world’s next mega-airport, $17B in the making, opens in BeijingThis treetop bike path takes you 30 feet up into the canopy of a forestCo-Executive Director of Girl Up Anna Blue found the perfect travel pillowThis startup wants to help renters avoid massive security deposits‘Joker’ jolts, ‘Breaking Bad’ is back, and 139 other October films, TV, music, and more to check outMattel just gave the Uno card game a braille upgradeWhy we should stop feeling guilty about doing things that we enjoyA majority of voters approve of the Trump impeachment inquiry, new poll saysElon Musk makes 40,668 times more than a median Tesla employeeThis new gel prevents plants from burning to stop wildfiresThat cringe-worthy rap on ‘Succession’ must be a reference to James Murdoch, erstwhile hip-hop mogulHere’s how to get your free mediocre pizza from California Pizza KitchenHow Sam Mendes’s WWI film, ‘1917,’ was made to look like it was shot in one astounding, continuous takeAre you a CEO obsessed with tracking your sleep? There’s a ring for thatReport: Cruise ships comply with air-pollution regulations by dumping it into the sea insteadForever21 just declared bankruptcy, but fast fashion isn’t dead yetNow when you get uni in your sushi, you could be stopping climate changeDo you take Zantac? Here’s what you need to knowIs that design biodegradable? It’s complicatedThese remote workers contribute to a $46 billion global marketReturning to work after a career break? Here are some tips for tackling self-doubtBeing a great designer doesn’t automatically make you a great design leaderConsumers want to buy sustainably—they just don’t know howWhy low turnover at a company isn’t always goodThese redesigned airplane amenities could change how we flyUber is testing letting users record audio if they feel unsafe on their ridesForever 21 files for bankruptcy, will close 350 stores worldwideThis couples therapy app convinced my husband to do more choresEnter Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards: Deadline extended to December 20Facebook Portal’s invasion of ‘Modern Family’ violated the modern rules of product placementHow to watch Sunday NFL games live on Fox, CBS, and NBC without cableI study vaccine misinformation. Big tech must do more to fight itHere’s what you can get for free on National Coffee Day, from Whole Foods to Krispy KremeAttractive people don’t always get ahead at work, research showsHow to watch SNL live on NBC without cableThe fall of WeWork’s Adam NeumannTrying to capture Gen Z’s attention? You may want to take a page from Brat TV’s playbookSober curious? There’s an app—in fact, a whole community—for thatThis ancient baby bottle is a 3,000-year-old lesson for today’s designersThis simple tweak could drastically raise our pathetic recycling rates6 ways to declutter your mind and get new ideas flowing againThis hotel group is going beef-free to help save the Amazon rain forestGo update your iPhone right now—Apple just fixed some iOS 13 bugsThe ‘Transparent’ series finale is a joyful, cathartic song and dance even for casual fansFeminist publishing icon Bitch magazine needs your helpRent the Runway customers are mad as hell because their gowns aren’t arriving in timeThe simple 4-step process to resolve conflicts at workThis gas station is the first in the U.S. to convert to all-electric vehicle chargersDon’t bow to pressure. This is how to say “no” effectivelyLike it or not, Facebook is hiding more and more likesThese are the personal development goals that are worth working towardFirst look: UCLA’s new building proves that sustainability doesn’t have to be high-techDish blackout: How to watch Fox, the NFL, and live sports online during the disputeHow to respond if a potential employer asks you to work for freeYou can now make money selling your own health data, but should you?How Apple is helping its suppliers move to 100% renewable power‘You have the wrong Heather Patton,’ pleads Kaiser Permanente after racist CVS videoWhat the first porta-potty can teach designers about digital privacyJosé Andrés is raising $50 million to take his revolutionary post-disaster food operation to the next levelThis quick technique can help you feel less stressedIkea is launching new pet products, a year after a major recallGorilla Glass for folding screens might arrive sooner than you thinkApple plans to release its films in theaters before they launch on Apple TV+Before you agree to any app’s Terms of Service, check this siteAhead of its IPO, Madewell wants to dominate men’s closets, tooHere’s everything you need to know about the DoorDash data breachHow Oslo manages carbon emissions like it manages moneyWhy the next step for marketers is embracing purpose-led innovation4 signs your company views you as a high-potential employeeReport: Talent agency Endeavor just realized no one is having luck with IPOs latelyPeloton stock fails to pedal forward after its Nasdaq debutEPA: “We are rolling back clean water rules.” Also the EPA: “Poop on California streets is bad for water”It only took 20 seasons but ‘Law & Order: SVU’ is finally getting a podcast of its ownFrom Amazon to Zillow, companies could be at a tipping point for women in tech jobsThanks to 10,000 fan votes, LEGO is making its first Sesame Street set5 things Kevin Feige making a ‘Star Wars’ film could mean for DisneyUber radically redesigns its app to remind you that Uber Eats existsThese washing machines keep plastic microfibers from entering the oceanWhy ‘do the best you can’ is terrible adviceItching to work abroad? What to consider to score your international gigHow to combat the six biggest gripes about changeAmazon is injecting Alexa with more artificial intelligence than everMcDonald’s is finally, finally, finally testing a Beyond Meat plant-based burgerIs your company supporting you as a whole person or just as a worker?Twitch is rebranding for the first time, and it has a logo for everyoneTea now comes with a side of billions of microplastics per cupWhat it means that Samuel L. Jackson is the new voice of AlexaHere’s what we just learned from the whistle-blower complaint about TrumpWhy it’s so hard for you and your partner to both have successful careersDecoding the secret language of VCsThere’s now a free font based on Climate Strike hero Greta Thunberg’s handwritingHere are the 5 designers and artists who just won MacArthur Genius GrantsThe best airports in America in 2019—rankedSnickers is dangling its sold-out pecan bar like a sugary carrot so it can get your email addressGoogle’s new tools aim to give advertisers real-time feedback on their adsThese are the 8 lists that you need when starting a job searchThe most innovative office design of the year is in Cartersville, GeorgiaElon Musk warns that ‘advanced AI’ will soon manipulate social media platformsFill dead time with these 5 free boredom-busting apps, games, and sitesSilicon Valley creator Mike Judge finds the tech world, despite it all, rather decentThis “just-add-water” refugee shelter can be built by hand in a dayThe best healthy office snacks, according to a nutritionistThis is why you feel so uncertain about your creativity—and how you can fix itThis startup will design an opulent dinner party for you. I tested it on my friends4 steps to make your company carbon neutralDropbox just doubled down on collaboration (again)Here’s everything Oculus just announcedSucker for romance? used scam dating profiles to trick love seekers, says FTCJaden Smith is helping this cruise line take a tiny little baby step toward protecting the planetSustainable fashion retail platforms leave you with no excuse not to buy eco-friendly clothesThis startup almost convinced me to get BotoxAmazon just put Alexa into some wearable devices: earbuds, glasses, and a ringWhy did Trump mention CrowdStrike in a call with Ukraine’s President Zelensky?Amazon unveils a new, bigger, high-fidelity ‘Echo Studio’The turbulent politics of the Trump era is ruining people’s physical healthWhy you should ditch team building activities and just let people get to workApple is working to restore African grasslands to curb climate change (and save the elephants)How can a media company stay relevant in 2020?This delightful animated short shows the struggle of resisting junk food office snacksRead the Trump-Ukraine phone transcript that people are saying is not a transcriptIssa Rae wants to help you own your streaming data with her investment in StreamlyticsHow to design a productive routine when you work remotelyMeet the MacArthur ‘geniuses’ who are some of the most fascinating of 2019Here they are, folks: the funniest, most outrageous impeachment memesEven the Muppets can’t make Facebook Portal seem less creepyEmpowerment advice from the first black woman to start a billion-dollar companyIf Greta Thunberg inspires you, you’ll love these 4 teen climate activists tooThis company wants to disrupt the $90B paper industry with books made of stoneFirst look: BIG’s mesmerizing new art gallery floats across a riverYou should consider these hidden risks of a side hustleWe spend a third of our lives at work. Shouldn’t office furniture be nontoxic?Exclusive: Poshmark doubles sellers revenues from $1B to $2B in just one yearFounders: Don’t whine about a pesky board member, get on the same pageExclusive: Questlove is working with iHeartRadio to expand his podcast empireCan WeWork survive?Before Trump, Cambridge Analytica quietly built “psyops” for militariesJuul CEO Kevin Burns steps down among vaping scrutinyWhy crying employees can sometimes be a sign of a healthy workplaceIkea’s new multicultural holiday collection can be used year roundGoogle releases trove of deepfake videos so researchers can help fight themThese 20 American sites are part of women’s history—help preserve themSeptember’s most interesting brand collaborations are here—and have us reaching for our walletsThe five books on “Country Music” director Ken Burns’ nightstandHundreds of thousands of people read novels on Instagram. They may be the futureFor lease: A robo-dog that could totally crush you with its dexterous little pawsMattel just launched a line of gender-neutral dollsMcDonald’s job seekers can start now the application process with Alexa or Google AssistantGet ready New York: You can now buy the Impossible Burger in supermarketsHeavyweight champ Andy Ruiz Jr. fights toxic masculinity for BonobosHorrifying report: The ocean is in more danger than we thoughtThe best places to get free digital movies, TV, music, books, and more