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Infographic: Words & Votes Compares Leaders’ Social Media Talk To Action On Gun Control
2013-05-29

An interactive data visualization from agency R/GA shows how government leaders’ social media usage compares to their voting (...)

Ikea In Swedish Is Here To Tell You Exactly How To Pronounce Isfjorden
2013-05-29

A website solves the mystery of frequently unpronounceable Ikea products. Although Ikea purports to protect its customers from (...)

Incredible Product Shots That Turn Light Fixtures Into Abstract Art
2013-05-29

Carl Kleiner places contemporary light fixtures in a beautiful world of form, color, and pattern. On design blogs, where lights, (...)

Gmail’s New Tabbed Inbox: An Automated Cure For Email Overload
2013-05-29

The revised Gmail helps users manage a new breed of spam: the endless stream of semi-relevant deals, newsletters, and social media (...)

To Combat Rising U.S. Poverty, Banks Are Taking Lessons From The Developing World
2013-05-29

Poor people in the U.S. need help, too, and banks are finding ways to give it to them by following models set up in places like (...)

Mapping How Cities Smell, Block By Block
2013-05-29

Sight is just the most obvious way to navigate a city. Your nose is also constantly being stimulated. What do you know about your (...)

Love Hurts: A Breakup Kit To Mend Your Broken Heart
2013-05-29

Just got dumped? Here’s some therapy in a box. Breakups are hard and even harder to get over. No one could possibly understand (...)

A Vase That Tells You To Stop Neglecting Your Plants
2013-05-29

The wall-mounted system physically tilts when water evaporates, signaling that it’s time for a refill. Plants have the (...)

From Fuseproject, A Door Lock You Control With Your Smartphone
2013-05-30

August is the latest in keyless entry--and party invitations. Consider all the touch points in a morning routine: alarm clock, (...)

Giveaway: HTML5 Interactive World Map Licenses From Simplemaps
2013-04-02

Advertise here with BSA** Giveaway Period Has Ended ** This giveaway is perfect for web designers and web developers who need to display (...)

5 Facebook Fan Page Problems and How to Fix Them
2013-04-11

Guest post by Daniel Sharkov from Reviewz N Tips. Twitter, Google Plus and Facebook are probably the top three social media sites (...)

The True Cost Of Bad Customer Service [Infographic]
2013-03-29

Many companies make the mistake to only focus on the obvious, is the phone ringing? are we closing sales? But there are many other, (...)

Gender Equality Bares Its Chest For A Topless Summer
2013-05-24

For years, it’s been legal for women to go au natural (from the waist up) in New York. But the NYPD’s level of tolerance (...)

Where Gay Marriage is Banned, Couples Say Their Vows on Google Hangout
2013-05-24

Hanging out in the name of equality. In this amazing video, a gay French couple who have been together for 40 years, decide (...)

JELL-O Turns An Internet Profanity Into Twitter Fun
2013-05-24

Rather than curse life’s darkness, JELL-O lights a candle of fun. If you’re seriously in need of a pick-me-up, JELL-O (...)

There Are As Many Reasons As The Population of New York To Use The Dictionary of Numbers
2013-05-24

The Google Chrome extension Dictionary of Numbers allows users to translate large numbers into human terms. It should make your (...)

Looking To Lose Weight? Don’t Shop When You’re Hungry
2013-05-24

Science proves the old adage true: If you go to the supermarket on an empty stomach, you’re going to make some bad decisions. (...)

To See The Future Of Technology, Look At The People Using It For Crime
2013-05-24

In this video from our Futurist Forum, Jamais Cascio says that the people hacking a tech to make it serve more shady purposes (or (...)

Google releases Glass system image and rooted bootloader for hackers, but warns of voiding the warranty
2013-05-24

In a nod towards the modding community and hackers in general, Google has released the first factory system image and rooted bootloader (...)

App.news for iOS: The best way to discover breaking stories shared on App.net
2013-05-24

App.news is a social news reader app for iOS that uses App.net, an ad-free social network that recently hit 100,000 registered users, (...)

TNW Pick of the Day: Fireplug news-aggregrator for iPhone tracks what you read and tells you when you’re a subject-master
2013-05-24

News-aggregation is a pretty busy space as things stand, with the likes of Flipboard and Pulse leading the way, and other emerging (...)

Facebook confirms Pages can’t view Insights data beyond May 13 due to technical issues, is working on a fix
2013-05-24

Facebook Page owners this week have noticed that their Page Insights data has not been updated since last week, as far back as May (...)

Pinterest Partners With Brands to Add Information to Pins
2013-05-20

Pinterest just got an upgrade that could make it easier for users to gather information by navigating in its site. Instead of exclusively (...)

When to Back Off the Social Media Baby Train
2013-05-22

We all have those Facebook friends who seem to make a living posting pictures and video clips of their kids How cute is little Johnny (...)

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