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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 (...)

A Tea Infuser That Takes Its Cues From The USB Stick
2013-05-30

The Loop is a handy, gadget-like strainer that stores loose tea and lets you brew a fresh cup any time. Tea is synonymous with (...)

Twitter Now Supports Longer and More 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 (...)

Twitter expands its Certified Products Program with 11 new services targeted at international brands
2013-05-30

Twitter has announced that its Certified Products Program, a list of companies using Twitter data in approved ways, is expanding (...)

Twitter expands Lists, allowing users up to 1,000 lists of 5,000 accounts per set
2013-05-30

Twitter announced that it is updating its List feature, expanding it so that users can now have up to 1,000 lists with a maximum of (...)

Why You Should Try Hacking Books
2013-05-30

A few years ago, publishers were looking at what was happening to the music industry and saw digital in an apocalyptic light--now (...)

In The Golden Age Of Experimentation, Doing Is Believing
2013-05-30

Former Wired editor Chris Anderson has started more than one business--from blogs to 3D Robotics--in attempts to interest his children. (...)

Is The Dream Of The Electric Car Headed To A Better Place?
2013-05-30

Five years ago, Better Place seemed poised to dominate the mass market electric car industry. How did it end up in the ditch? (...)

Deconstructing The Doomed Yahoo, Tumblr Romance
2013-05-30

One is old, out of touch, and clueless when it comes to social media and Internet trends. The other is young, lightning-fast, crazy, (...)

5 Principles of Convergence: How To Work Better At The Intersection Of Tech, Creativity And Media
2013-05-30

Convergence is both buzzword and marketing reality. Razorfish CEO Bob Lord outlines 5 ways creative companies can adapt to a converging (...)

This Robotic Bee Just Took Flight, To Pollinate Crops And (Maybe) Spy On You
2013-05-30

The quarter-sized RoboBee looks like a fly, but it was designed to save us from colony collapse disorder. If the bees die, we have (...)

An Uneasy Collaboration: The Creative Push And Pull Of Making A Richard Pryor Documentary
2013-05-30

Director Marina Zenovich and executive producer Jennifer Lee Pryor talk to Co.Create about the creative give and take involved (...)

The Hills Have Eyes: A Look Into The Non-Human Faces That Are All Around You
2013-05-30

In a dark corner of the Internet, some people have a low-level obsession with the faces that are formed by naturally occurring (...)

These College Friends Couldn’t Find Healthy Food Options, So They Opened Their Own
2013-05-30

The founders of the Sweetgreen restaurants and music festival espouse a simple philosophy: that "fun and easy" and "healthy and (...)

An Imaginative Robot That Sees Faces In Clouds
2013-05-30

Think humans are unique in seeing faces in clouds? Think again. We often cite creativity as the driving force of human intellect--this (...)

The Creator Of “Convos With My 2-Year-Old” On His Viral Hit
2013-05-30

The reenactment of a guy talking to his young daughter--who is played by a fully grown man--racked up 4 million views in a week. (...)

Mapping The 31 Million People Displaced By Climate Change So Far
2013-05-30

This is what it looks like when floods, hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons force millions of people to flee their homes. When (...)

Life After Kickstarter: 5 Costly Lessons From A Kickstarter-Backed Designer
2013-05-30

Kickstarter backers pledged $212,265 to make Jon Fawcett’s flexible iPod dock a reality. Here’s what came next.Read Full (...)

Challenging Girls To Get Involved In STEM, With A $10,000 Incentive
2013-05-30

To get girls interested in the sciences, the nonprofit Iridescent is offering them a little cash in exchange for brilliant ideas. (...)

Did A Hedge Fund Guy Unlock The Biggest Question In The Universe?
2013-05-30

A Grand Unified Theory is the greatest missing piece of contemporary math and physics. Now, Oxford believes that a man 20 years (...)

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