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This Pointer Answers The Age-Old Question, “Where The Hell Are My Keys?”

This big, colorful arrow might help well-intentioned scatterbrains keep things in order. You’re late again (no judgment). (...)

2013-06-03
Buy Yourself A Close Shave To Help Give Others An Edge

Harry’s is applying the buy-one-give-one model to razors, and is using its shaving apparel business to better the community, (...)

2013-05-29
Recreating The Neighborhood Newsstand, With Some Help From Internet Culture

Petrella’s Imports is a downtown New York newsstand where passersby can purchase zines and art, not just the usual snacks (...)

2013-05-29
Interactive Site Takes You Inside The Awful Reality Of A Puppy Mill

Singapore-based animal welfare groups teamed up with digital agency Yolk to create an interactive website that reveals some of (...)

2013-05-29
Google’s Dead-Simple Tool For Making UX Decisions: 2 Jars Of Marbles

When the Android team wants to decide whether a design decision is good or bad, they turn to the least techie of tricks. Nothing (...)

2013-05-29
Amazing Photographs Of A Giant, Forgotten Collection Of Human Brains

This brain collection from the University of Texas, which effectively disappeared for decades, has been rediscovered and is going (...)

2013-05-29
Kill Your Darlings And 4 More Rules For Doing Creative Work

In Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers, author Janet Malcolm reveals creative insights from artists ranging from (...)

2013-05-29
Designers: Learn To Code! Here’s How To Start

When you start experimenting with code, you find that the new tool helps you do your job better. Just think of it like getting (...)

2013-05-29
Kickstarting: A Documentary On Cicadas That Will Either Make You Shudder Or Cry

Samuel Orr has been trying to get his documentary on cicadas off the ground since 2007. That’s still 11 years less than it (...)

2013-05-29
Loneliness Is Bad For Public Health, And It’s Up To Us To Fix It

Being alone can be good in small doses, but it’s reaching epidemic proportions, with disastrous results for our collective (...)

2013-05-29
The Perfect Facebook Contest App [Infographic]

As you know, Facebook contest have become a huge part of social media in the last year or so, specially as a vehicle for brands trying (...)

2013-04-26
How To Create A Disney-Like Addiction To Your Company

Step one: Make eye contact and smile. That and six other seemingly simple steps can help create customer-service magic. I have (...)

2013-05-29
Most Creative People, Live At C2-MTL

Fast Company officially celebrated our 100 Most Creative People in Business last week at the jam-packed, high-energy C2-MTL conference (...)

2013-05-29
Artists Turn A Craft Fair Into A Laboratory For New Materials

At this year’s COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, in London, few things are what they seem. (...)

2013-05-24
Watch this homemade ‘lightsaber’ quickly burn through everything put in front of it

Today is a holiday in the US. Since tech news is next to nonexistent, we’re all watching cool videos on the Internet. In other (...)

2013-05-27
Almost half of Facebook’s advertising revenue now stems from mobile

Facebook revealed in its third quarter earnings report today that mobile ad revenue represented 49 percent of its $1.8 billion in (...)

2013-10-30
Facebook’s European HQ wouldn’t be in Dublin if it wasn’t for U2 frontman Bono

One thing that comes up frequently whenever you talk to people in Ireland is the level of influence that U2 frontman Bono has. Indeed, (...)

2013-10-30

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