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Businesses With A Strong Sense Of Purpose Are More Successful
2013-05-31

Want to make more money? Make sure your employees feel like they’re working for something greater than just profit. You (...)

Breathtaking Pictures Of Hong Kong’s Urban Canyons
2013-05-31

In Vertical Horizon, photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze shows just how tiny humans are in the context of the Chinese city’s (...)

Warning: This Addictive Word Game Induces Clairvoyance
2013-05-31

OK Go--yes, the band--has released a free iPhone game that feels like magic. You say a word and I say a word at the same time. (...)

Find Positively 4th Street—and Everywhere Else Bob Dylan Sang About—On This Map
2013-05-31

An interactive map reveals all the locations Bob Dylan mentioned in songs over the years, and offers a bit of information about (...)

A Tablet So Simple, Even An Old Person Can Use It
2013-05-31

Technology can be scary, with its buttons and beeps and boops. But the Claris Companion tablet is like an iPad made simple, and (...)

This Cyborg Hears Colors With His Skull
2013-05-31

Neil Harbisson has a disorder that leads him to see the world in black and white. But with a little body modification, he can still (...)

Infographic: Over 300 Fruits On One Mouthwatering Map
2013-05-31

You know your plums and pears, sure. But what about pomelos, pawpaws, and gacs? I’ve never met a fruit I didn’t (...)

Tell Me The Truth: Oscar Winner Alex Gibney on WikiLeaks And Uncovering The Story Behind The Topic
2013-05-31

Acclaimed doc filmmaker Alex Gibney talks about his new film We Steal Secrets, the difference between a topic and a story and making (...)

Cage-Free, Free-Range, And Humanely Rased: Demystifying Your Meat
2013-05-31

BuyingPoultry hopes to be the place to cut through the confusing verbiage and where you can go and find out exactly what happened (...)

Live: Forbidding Helmets And Other Ways To Get People Biking
2013-05-31

MIT Media Lab visiting scientist Sandra Richter is racing to increase urban cycling participation. Join her live as she answers your (...)

Oh the irony: Hacking group Anonymous has Twitter account hacked by rival group
2013-05-31

YourAnonNews (YAN), a Tumblr blog and Twitter account that supports the hacktivist movement Anonymous and posts regular tweets about (...)

Social fundraising platform Believe.in teams up with Stripe to pay charities ‘up to one month’ faster
2013-05-31

Social fundraising platform Believe.in has partnered with online payments processor Stripe today to help cut down the time it takes (...)

Sky’s Android apps return to the Google Play store less than a week after being hacked
2013-05-31

British broadcaster Sky, synonymous for its wide-ranging sports coverage and news service, scored an own goal last week when it was (...)

Spanish social gaming startup Akamon closes $3.6 million round
2013-05-31

Looks like Barcelona is becoming something of a hotbed for social gaming companies, with the likes of King and Digital Chocolate setting (...)

Google’s Hollywood debut ‘The Internship’ is less of a blockbuster than amusing company promo
2013-05-31

Google is set to make its big screen debut as a supporting actor in the new comedy film The Internship and TNW got a chance to see (...)

This vending machine spits out free cans of Pepsi in exchange for Facebook likes
2013-05-31

Pretty cool idea from marketing and communications agency TBWA Belgium for its client, Pepsi: a ‘Like Machine’ that doesn’t (...)

Twitter Now Supports More and Longer Lists
2013-05-31

Twitter lists got a refresh on Thursday, giving users the ability to create more lists on the social network and include more people (...)

A Rare Behind-The-Scenes Look At Some Of Bowie’s Most Iconic Photographs
2013-05-30

New material from the archive of Brian Duffy, the fashion photographer responsible for Bowie’s most famous album cover. (...)

IMDB’s Top 50 Movies, Arranged By Genre
2013-05-30

The bigger winner: drama. Netflix has proven it’s possible to get incredibly granular when breaking down different types (...)

The Price Of Global Women’s Health: $12 Billion
2013-05-30

Women Deliver says that spending $12 billion more would bring the world healthy mothers and babies and--more importantly, a $3 (...)

Fast Food’s Latest Innovation: Hands-Free Whopper Consumption
2013-05-30

Suck it, cup holders. Did you ever wish that you could eat a whopper while playing the guitar, or rubbing suntan lotion on a (...)

Brazilian Restaurant Lets Women Who Feel Beautiful Dine For Free
2013-05-30

In an effort to improve worldwide feminine self-esteem on International Women’s Day, Brazilian restaurant Spoleto let all (...)

Two Ultra-Minimal Lamps That Also Juice Up Your Phone
2013-05-30

Lights on, power up: Pablo design debuts two new lighting collections at ICFF. In the current universe of lamps, designers want (...)

A Hyperrealistic Farmville To Train The World’s Farmers
2013-05-30

Farm Defenders, a Gates Foundation-funded game that lets people use incredibly detailed data (down to soil conditions in specific (...)

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