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A frightening Android camera flaw could’ve let apps secretly record youCheers or no cheers? New Belgium Brewing gets guzzled by Big AlcoholWhat this fashion hackathon tells us about the future of luxury fashionYou don’t have to spend big to train your employeesLouisiana’s state government was just crippled by a ransomware attackThe behavior of 30,000 Reddit users shows we fundamentally misunderstand conspiracy theoristsMacy’s data breach: Here’s what to know if you shop macys.comFox files trademark to make ‘Ok Boomer’ meme into a TV show. Uh . . . Ok, BoomersAfter conquering print, Google News is invading audioWhat South Dakota’s meth ads say about the sorry state of antidrug PSAs‘Parasite’ director offers the best (and most hilarious) answer yet to the Marvel QuestionKylie Jenner now works for CoverGirl’s parent. Will her cosmetics brand lose that indie sparkle?Knight is shoring up defenses against our new public health crisisNetflix’s potential ‘Chinatown’ prequel series is five kinds of wrongSpend a day inside the design studios you wish you worked forThese are the biggest personal branding mistakes women makeWhat your private Slack channels say about your company’s cultureWarby Parker is launching a new brand, Scout, to sell contact lensesPractical advice if you’ve ever been called a ‘diversity hire’See the states where designers make the most money for their workHere’s how to watch the Trump impeachment hearings todayAir pollution might be why you’re going baldSleep is critical for productivity, but many still aren’t getting enoughIn 2018, an 8-year-old made $22 million on YouTube. No wonder kids want to be influencersSalesforce is putting an Alexa-like voice assistant in the boardroomThe best gifts for fitness buffs, according to Peloton employeesIdris Elba knows how to spend his downtimeGucci took action on climate change. Now it’s daring other companies to do the same5 ways to find the best online deals on Amazon, Google, and moreThe perfect gift for anyone (literally, anyone) on your listThe next XPrize wants to catalog the riches of the rainforest before it’s too lateFacebook has launched a meme-making app called WhaleBoomers apparently love Snapchat nowThe beef industry wants you to think that it has a ‘minimal’ environmental impact (it does not)Apple built a $1 trillion empire on two metaphors. One is breakingWhy failing fast is critical if you want to eventually winThis Bill Gates-backed solar tech could help finally decarbonize heavy industryThe robotic pooch from Boston Dynamics’ viral videos is ready for real workHow knowing what you dislike can spark your passionA vegan is suing Burger King because its Impossible Whoppers are meat adjacentThis 2,000-year-old cartoon figure was rediscovered by IBM’s Watson in PeruNespresso just spent $1.2 million to fix a problem it created by existingJuno is abruptly shutting down. Here’s what riders and drivers need to knowInside the meeting that’ll determine WeWork’s fate—plus a possible path for Adam Neumann to returnJake Tapper uses Mr. Rogers to echo Ellen DeGeneres’s hollow call for civilityLizzo is being sued again—this time for being a nightmare Postmates customerForget fad diets. Fasting once a month might help you live longerThe big problem with virtual reality? It’s almost as boring as real lifeThe New York Times shrugs off FedEx CEO’s ‘colorful’ challenge to a tax policy debateSara Lee’s spicy, unofficial SNL cameo is exactly what most brands wantExtinction Rebellion’s latest act of protest should terrify us allThis new magical coating saves water by making toilets so slippery that poop basically flushes itselfHow to make a career shift when you’re too scared to take the leapJohn Legere, T-Mobile’s influential CEO and cheerleader, is leaving next yearThese are the absolute worst reasons to ask for a raiseThe designer who illustrated racism, inequality, and black life in America, 120 years agoHow my chronic illness changed my approach to workShould the internet be a public utility? Hundreds of cities are saying yesAdam Neumann and SoftBank’s Masa Son, then and now11 ways to be more productive, according to Chance the Rapper, Jane Goodall, and moreJane Goodall would love to pet your dog, if that’s okayReport: WeWork could lay off almost half of its employees this weekThis single shipping container can start powering a small renewable grid in less than a dayThe next phase of Marie Kondo’s empire is hereExclusive: Chobani’s empire was built on Greek yogurt. Here’s why its next move is oat milksChance the Rapper has nothing to fear but FOMO itselfFord is betting its future on an electric Mustang SUVEveryone’s obsessed with brand purpose. Too bad no one understands itCan everyone bounce back from adversity?In the new streaming universe, everything is a ‘hit’ even if no one you know has seen itSustainable living lessons from Antarctica’s first zero-emission research stationHow I’ve learned to have a thicker skinEven Hulu realizes that live TV prices are out of controlAmericans finally understand Big Tech’s Faustian bargain, but that doesn’t mean they’ll quit techHow to collaborate better by collaborating lessThe boldest Democratic climate plan gets just a C+ on this report cardThe ultimate backpack for creatives has a spot for your X-Acto, camera, and more‘Witness intimidation is a crime’: Why Trump’s tweets about Marie Yovanovitch are a problem‘The Daily Show’ turns the impeachment hearing into porn, since some say it’s missing ‘pizzazz’This short film about a school shooting shouldn’t feel this familiarFinalist photos for America’s top hairstyling prize are completely transfixing5 things you can do to make your conferences diverse and inclusiveCan Deval Patrick convince voters his work at Bain Capital was a force for good?‘The Report’ is a thriller about how we entered the post-truth era3 ways user stories and personas lead to deeper engagementStudy shows how airlines can make flying much less painfulUniqlo will help you re-create that perfect outfit you just spotted on the internetWhy my cofounder and I decided to be co-CEOs in our companyThe epic saga of Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun’s feud just hit a new levelHow to stop public USB ports from hacking your phoneThis startup wants to pay you—in cryptocurrency—to help build its networkProof that type design is all about tricking people’s brainsRent the Runway and Nordstrom have big plans to reshape retailThis is why hackathons are essentially uselessI have two liberal arts degrees. Here’s how I got a job in techRead the fine print before you apply to get paid $1,000 to watch Hallmark Christmas moviesEvery social media company should copy Pinterest’s newest featureThese electric cars will project a sound that . . . makes plants happy?How to talk about climate change in an emotionally intelligent wayMicrosoft is investing in apocalypse-proofing the world’s codeAmazon will fight the awarding of the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI contract to MicrosoftApple pulls and bans vaping apps from the App StoreExpress—yes, the ’90s mall fixture—is launching an online wellness brandHow brands can survive the Fourth Industrial RevolutionThese 7 weekender bags are perfect for holiday travelGoogle’s data misdeeds are haunting its healthcare plansWeFail: How the doomed Masa Son-Adam Neumann relationship set WeWork on the road to disasterIllusionist Derren Brown’s four magic tricks for success onstage and in life370 lucky ‘Rick & Morty’ fans can put themselves into their favorite show. How they did it is our future in 5GEverything you thought you knew about investing in startups is wrongApple Music Replay: Here’s how to get your most played songs of 2019Disney Plus censors the Michael Jackson ‘Simpsons’ episode, but the racist crows in ‘Dumbo’ stay?‘Ford v Ferrari’ is a two-hour unofficial car ad that Ford’s pretty happy aboutAI is changing cybersecurity—but when it’s biased, it’s dangerous7 ways that supermarkets can help eliminate single-use plasticMo’Nique sues Netflix over alleged gender and racial discriminationLooking to switch careers? Learn these job skills right nowThe economist behind Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax proposal explains how it worksReport: Google whistleblower explains decision to leak the company’s medical-data projectThis former Apple designer is taking on Amazon’s Twitch with $146 million and Fox’s backingWas your college worth it? This handy school chart will tell youMove over, Pornhub: This new site rethinks the UX of porn$15 fares from LaGuardia Airport? Yes, but there are a few catchesGoogle is upgrading Android text messages—no thanks to mobile carriersMinistry of Supply created the ultimate men’s dress shirt—and then made it carbon-neutral3 reasons why leading with fear is a terrible ideaA new lifeline for cancer patients comes from astronauts in space5 soft skills you need to succeed at workPatagonia’s new line is made from old clothes damaged beyond repairBusiness meetings 2.0: The new places and ways to connect with clientsSpotify might actually be giving Apple a run for its money on podcastsThis is the precise number of people to put on a team to maximize productivityThe innovative “stock exchange” that’s changing the way we value—and buy—rare sneakersJohn Legend and Pusha T talk racial bias in new Spotify podcast sponsored by P&GApple’s Research App is here—along with the next stage of its healthcare ambitionsThe logos of Starbucks, Google, and more get redesigned by a botThere’s a really simple way to build websites that include everyoneTry a free game that demonstrates Google’s latest UI techApplying for entry-level jobs? Do these things to write your cover letterThe impeachment hearings are costing American businesses $2.1B an hour in lost productivityApple is working on a mega-subscription services bundle for 2020Lisa Price, founder and CEO of Carol’s Daughter, shares her playlistThe ‘doomsday’ vault that protects the world’s biodiversity is expandingI started a creative community. Here’s why you need one tooMeet the tireless robots that are helping to tackle the recycling crisisMotorola’s wild new Razr is here, and it’s basically a foldable iPhoneThis plastic-like packaging is made from fish skin and algaeHow yet another gig company is changing rates and hurting workersClimate change will fundamentally shape the lives of children born in 2019Disney impressively converts a small fraction of rabid adult fans into Disney Plus subscribersHow to watch the 2019 CMA Awards live on ABC without cableGoogle Maps is rolling out a Star Trek-style universal translator for foreign travelersPeople hate open offices so much that they create ‘fourth walls’ for privacyWarner Bros.’ new brand is a glimpse at the future of entertainmentSide-by-side Fox News and MSNBC graphics sum up dueling factions of impeachment hearingsBattlefield-tested skincare: This brand tested its entire line with the militaryVerizon’s new TV streaming box has a bizarre omission: a little streaming platform called NetflixJust talk of a trade war is already threatening your holiday shopping5 reasons to subscribe to Disney Plus, from ‘Marvel Hero Project’ to ‘Wall-E’Venice is underwater after plan to protect it from floods never got finishedI watched all of Disney Plus’s original TV shows and films so you don’t have to5 interview questions an ex-Google recruiter asks before hiring remote workersNike tried playing nice with Amazon. Here’s why it didn’t workHow individuals can push corporate America to fix the racial wealth gapAmy Klobuchar is concerned about Google’s plans to gather your health dataMy company is starting to scale. How do I get ready for the next phase?What Serena Williams has learned from venture investingWhy we need to share our personal struggles at workWhy Ikea’s design lab is setting up shop in DelhiHow to watch the impeachment hearings live online without cableHow Democrats can beat Trump in 2020: data science and fighting dirtyExclusive: The second generation of Adidas’s Loop shoe is hereHow a few former Toys ‘R’ Us employees are helping lead the brand’s comeback and putting workers firstShould you try a wacky job application strategy?‘This is an evil I haven’t faced before,’ says surgeon of vaping-disease teen who received double-lung transplantPharrell’s latest collaboration: designing ultra-minimal luxury towersHow you can train your brain to pick up (and maintain) new habitsWikipedia still hasn’t fixed its colossal gender gapIf bacteria don’t kill you the old-fashioned way, they’ll just kill you with climate change insteadThese 7 perfectly designed kitchen tools make cooking your Thanksgiving feast a breezeA rediscovered 1997 video reveals why Jeff Bezos chose books and not CDs to be Amazon’s first productBoxed water isn’t the environmental solution they want you to think it isStarbucks is opening its largest store ever. Here’s what it’s like inside