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What leaders get wrong about emotional intelligence (and 3 ways to improve it)Amazon’s Fire TV users will be able to stream their news for freeDespite Abigail Disney’s criticism, Bob Iger still seems fine with his giant pay packageWatch this submarine play tag with a shark from the darkest depths of the oceanNike CEO Mark Parker is stepping downChipotle’s stock jumps after sales and earnings deliciously beat expectationsReport: Facebook usage drops a stunning 26% since 2017Disney is trying to break up a class-action lawsuit from women claiming unequal payAre you a design thinker? To keep innovating, you should be.Why diversity can supercharge your businessSpotify users: Here’s how to claim your free Google Home MiniThis alarming map of ransomware attacks shows a growing problem for U.S. government agenciesBrandi Carlile’s protest set off a backlash against ‘Fortune’ for hosting Kirstjen Nielsen at Most Powerful Women SummitWhy reaching a small group of ‘super users’ is more beneficial than mass appealLyft stock skyrockets after company says it will actually be profitable in 2021The U.S. is woefully behind in funding research at universitiesThis startup helps teachers buy homes in cities where they are being priced outHow your personality influences decision-making5 things to know about Aducanumab, Biogen’s resurrected Alzheimer’s drugWhy Miller Lite is scorning social media to fight the new war in beer advertisingThe truth about ergonomic chairs and desksAmericans toss 20 billion diapers per year. This seaweed version could change thatThe one thing you need to do to be more confidentHere’s how much WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is getting to leave the company5 essential questions to ask before you accept any job offerThere’s another big reason why you should ditch Chrome for FirefoxThis radical phone has skin that feels your pinchThe diversity industry is worth billions. But what do we have to show for it?Under Armour’s CEO Kevin Plank is stepping downThis startup is building a massive indoor farm in a Rust Belt steel townTwo top designers debate the value of “design thinking”Two years in the making, Pizza Hut tests a round pizza boxHow cult brands like SoulCycle and Airbnb are actually kinda cult-likeHow Harper Lee inspired Patreon’s CEO to give money to unknown creatorsHere’s where to get your Burger King Ghost Whopper before they sell outFacebook’s fight to prevent deepfake dystopia gets a powerful partner in Amazon Web ServicesLilium is one step closer to making its flying car a reality‘Economic anxiety is suffocating for people’: Why this young mayor championed a radical cash giveawayWhy Taika Waititi thinks his Nazi comedy ‘Jojo Rabbit’ is exactly what society needs right nowI want my buttons back, GoogleThis new development will ask buyers to invest in a fund to give back to the communityHow Monica Lewinsky uses her personal experience to inform her creative anti-bullying effortsThe biggest barrier to future space exploration is in our headsTwitter top lawyer says new regulations would only hurt startupsSkywalker rises in the galactically anticipated final ‘Star Wars’ trailerDrones from CVS and Walgreens are finally here—and they’re bringing Band-AidsHow bad can it get for Boeing?6 ways Facebook says it will beef up election security for 2020 and beyondHBO Max acquires new Monica Lewinsky doc ’15 Minutes of Shame,’ on the culture of public shamingThinking about hiring a coach? Ask yourself these 5 questionsThe internet crowdsourced some other songs for Joker to dance to besides Gary GlitterFrancis Ford Coppola hates on Marvel, calling MCU movies ‘despicable’I was diagnosed with ADHD as a kid. Here’s how I learned to work with distractionThis artificial island is a home for sea creatures displaced by climate changeThe ‘minternship’ might be a fix to your mid-career woesHow Old Dominion is using technology to better serve its customersWalmart sausage recall: 3 products to avoid over salmonella fearsDove is redesigning its packaging to use way more recycled plasticThe gender pay gap for these freelancers is less than you’d expectThese are 10 food trends Whole Foods says you’ll eat up in 2020How to use memes to help your presidential candidate and fight disinformationThe Genoa bridge disaster will be memorialized with this bright red skywayThis ‘game’ can help you divide household duties and emotional labor fairlySee which cities are doing the most to fight back against restrictive abortion lawsWhy cord cutting is a privacy minefieldSlave labor camps are supplying American fashion brandsHow to train your brain not to give into procrastinationReport: Amazon has an expired foods problemThis man is disrupting the cult of the billionaireAre traditional design degrees still relevant?Five steps Intel is taking to increase workplace diversityYour complete guide to dark mode on all devices, apps, and websitesThese shoes are made from bamboo, sugarcane, and cork—and are totally carbon neutralThe city with the best fiber-optic network in America might surprise youComputers have an unlikely origin story: the 1890 censusHalloween costume ideas from the designers of Glow and Stranger ThingsWhy the world is much smaller than you thinkI study blockchain. It shouldn’t be used to secure our electionsHere’s what it feels like to sprout an extra pair of robot armsWhy won’t that one-eyed seagull leave Robert Pattinson alone?This San Francisco arts organization is not afraid to challenge its tech-world neighborsThis gorgeous book teaches kids about the plight of endangered animalsHow to thrive as a working couple when you’re undergoing a major transitionHow Walmart is disrupting its own model to reshape retailAOC, Ted Cruz, and others blast Apple’s Cook for ‘censorship’ of HKmap.liveChinese officials halt release of ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ over Bruce Lee depictionHow to watch the 2019 Rugby World Cup finals live without cableAT&T TV Now is hiking prices across the board…againJuul stopped selling its cucumber, mango, and creme flavor podsHow to design a 360-degree review process that actually worksThis dangerous selfie got this passenger banned for life from cruisesSupply-chain sources say Facebook Portal sales are ‘very low’Prices start at $13 at Banksy’s store, if you can answer a simple questionGoogle’s iMessage alternative is still struggling, not supported by Verizon in new Pixel 4Women bosses face more discrimination (from both men and women)You’ll never guess Airbnb’s hottest destination for 2020. Really.Google Maps will now let you report speed traps on iPhoneKellogg’s new inclusion cereal features 6 cereals and 6 mascotsThis is what I learned as a millennial managing other millennialsZuckerberg’s take on political ads is tone-deaf in the Trump AgeThis haunting short will change the way you look at gunsWeWork’s fall could spell disaster for other overvalued unicornsThis is why you won’t be saying goodbye to email anytime soonBose is the latest tech company to expand into healthcareAnother reason to get off your phone: The blue light might be making you age faster3 strategies for dealing with a toxic coworkerThe best way to fix your open plan office? Plants, and lots of themGiving drivers free transit passes can convince them to ditch their carsThe shoe industry is at war with itself over stolen designNo more excuses, fellas: Free the Work debuts its platform to get diverse creators hired in HollywoodGot PTO to use before the end of the year? Take a weekend getaway to one of these gorgeous AirbnbsNew Belgium Brewery’s employees think like owners. Because they areSalesforce’s Marc Benioff: ‘I was in unexplored territory for a CEO’The answer to helping the unbanked exists on every Main Street: the post officeLebanon backtracks on plans to tax FaceTime and WhatsApp callsWho watched the ‘Breaking Bad’ movie? All the young Netflix dudesHow to balance alone and social time at workDeleting Yahoo Groups will leave a permanent stain on Yahoo’s legacySet your alarm so you can watch NASA’s first all-female spacewalk on Friday morningAirbnb’s latest stunt is a sleepover in Barbie’s Malibu Dream HouseHere are the members of the Fast Company Impact CouncilBill Gates wants to hack photosynthesis25 reasons not to miss the 2019 Fast Company Innovation FestivalThe comments on Mark Zuckerberg’s free-speech address sure look censored6 of the 2020 Democrats now list their pronouns in their Twitter biosHow other countries see Donald Trump, in a single image‘How I Built This’? ‘Hear to Slay’? Here are the favorite podcasts of Hollywood’s power playersSquare’s new Assistant is an AI bot that aims to do one thing wellYou can now write spooky stories in Stephen King’s house, if you make the cutThese are the challenges that blind people have in navigating the workplaceBefore Ikea and H&M can use recycled fabrics, they have to figure out what’s in them. (Answer: lots of poison)The crucial lesson in the demise of Dyson’s electric car projectAndrew Yang vaults to the front of the 2020 pack with a surprisingly big haul from Big TechLyft is helping nonprofits get low-income workers to their job interviews and first weeks of their new jobsExactly how to prepare for your first maternity leaveReport: Not even Airbnb can turn a profitYou could soon control your phone by swiping everywhere—not just the screenSwedish artists create 17,000 sculptures—one for each Afghan refugee facing deportationDiscrimination in the hiring process is more prevalent than you might thinkThese simple hacks can help you fight a midafternoon slumpThis glowing map shows the most-biked streets in San FranciscoThe most important announcement Google didn’t mention at its keynoteThis ‘Tesla hoverboard’ is what dreams are made of—but it’s just thatHow to say ‘no’ without looking or feeling like a jerkThe pope’s first wearable is a $110 rosary that tracks your prayersHere’s how to watch Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘unfiltered’ talk on free speech and the internetMeet 200 high-impact leaders making a differenceMoMA is finally reopening. We went inside the $450M expansionThe new Pixel is the iPhone’s peer. But Android is flailingIn this “biorecycling” factory, enzymes perfectly break down plastic so it can be used againFord Foundation’s Darren Walker: How to save capitalism from itselfGood-paying jobs are good for business—and this MIT professor has the receipts16 incredibly useful things you didn’t know YouTube could doNetflix misses its subscriber growth target—again. Welcome to the chaos era of streaming4 ways to know if working at a fast-growing company is right for youNetflix stock skyrockets on profit beat despite looming competition from Disney and AppleFCC votes to approve T-Mobile-Sprint merger and give America even less wireless choiceSkill building in the modern worldPulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow does goofy voices in his dead-serious MeToo audiobookAmerica remains the most generous place in the world—but barelyUnder Armour and Virgin Galactic unveil world’s first commercial space suitThese are the hidden biases in mainstream productivity adviceAfrican American families are being squeezed out of the housing market, and it’s getting worseWhat to watch on Hulu this October: Letterkenny, horror movies, the World Series, and more9 funny memes from the fourth Democratic debate to help you laugh and not cryMonica Lewinsky’s new cyberbullying PSA is a harrowing, emotional—and vital—look at an epidemicYou can now make your own vinyl records with this at-home machineIt’s not ‘Bitcoin the Musical,’ but blockchain technology is coming to BroadwayI was on the verge of burnout. Here’s what happened when I took almost a month offWhat digital success looks like without all those Instagram likesLululemon’s shapeshifting puffer transforms into 26 different coatsThis is the one secret to managing an organizationThis new gaming device is like a Game Boy for design snobsHow I learned to stop griping and love electric scootersNew botnet nabs victims by sending 30,000 “sextortion” emails per hourHalloween is terrible for the environment. Here’s how to do it sustainablyWeWork’s only in-house product—its phone booths—could make you sickLearnVest’s Alexa von Tobel wants to boost NYC’s VC scene with new fundIt’s coming: Mobile voting expands, state by statePatagonia founder Yvon Chouinard talks about the sustainability myth, the problem with Amazon—and why it’s not too late to save the planetThe real reason Apple and Google still hold big launch eventsWhen is it the right time to quit your job?How the earbud advertising of Google, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft gets in your headCapitalism is dead. Long live capitalismSara Nelson is the face of the militant modern labor movement5 free, fun, and functional apps for cord cuttersBeto O’Rourke used a loaded adjective to describe Elizabeth Warren, and it didn’t go over well