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Zara Pulls Shirt From Stores Because People Say It Resembles A Concentration Camp Uniform

Fast fashion retailer Zara has pulled a striped top with a six-pointed yellow star decal from its stores after social media users complained it resembled the uniforms worn by Jewish prisoners in concentration camps during World War II.The shirt was a ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
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This New Moleskine Is Like An iPad Made Of Paper

Ask companies like Adobe and Fiftythree , and they’ll tell you that tablets are the future of drawing. Give in, and get used to the concept of touching a stylus to your screen. Because as hardware and software get better, you’ll be able to create the ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
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How Apple Thinks About Smart Homes

When iOS 8 ships next month it will offer a feature you can't see--yet it could radically alter your day-to-day life more than any other function on your iPhone.It’s HomeKit: a developer framework built by Apple to enable the smart devices in your house ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
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Survey Confirms: Most Trolls Would Shut Up If Forced To Use Their Real Identities

Take away a troll's source of power--anonymity--and the online commenter will think twice before posting on a blog or forum.A study released Wednesday by online commenting platform Livefyre finds 40% of respondents have commented anonymously. Surveying ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Meet The Chinese Entrepreneur Gunning For Pixar And DreamWorks

Gary Wang 's first entrepreneurial endeavor was a video-sharing site called Tudou that launched shortly before YouTube, got huge in China, and made him a fortune. Now he has thrown himself into the business of world-class computer animation currently ... [Published Fast Company - 3 hours ago]
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New App Tells The Stories Behind Famous Typefaces

The histories of your favorite typefaces, from Futura to Gill Sans to Times New Roman, have been conveniently collected in one elegant iOS app, called Typendium , released this week. It includes short essays and illustrations explaining everything from ... [Published Fast Company - 4 hours ago]
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Why Your Age Matters More Than You Think At Work

Multiple generation workforces are certainly nothing new.For years, offices have been filled with the fresh-faced younger generation who fill the entry-level desks, the established middle who fill the management roles and the older senior executives who ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
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The $1.5 Million Project To Promote Organic Seed In The Face Of Remorseless Uniformity

We'd be nothing without seeds, and yet, generally, we spend very little time thinking about them. They're something we take for granted--as if plants came falling from the sky.Today, there are reasons to worry about seeds. For one, there's an extraordinary ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
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How You Watch Porn

If you watch porn online, the computer you're using is enough to determine whether you're a premature ejaculator there to watch Lisa Ann squirting videos, or whether you're a long-lasting lover on a quest for Indian MILFs. That's according to Pornhub, ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
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Could You Get Everyone In Union Square To Shut Up For Free U.S. Open Tickets?

New York City isn't a place known for its tranquility. People yell here . So much so that's it's a quotable cliche . So how hard would it be to get everyone in Union Square, one of the city's busiest gathering places, to be quiet?That's what Heineken ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
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No-Arm Selfie, Panodash, and 5 Other Creative Smartphone Photography Hacks

Apps like Instagram have unofficially gamified photography. We don't just shoot pictures to document our lives and share them with others. We also want to win, and take the most-"hearted" pictures possible. Unlike other competitive activities, though, ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Instagram's Hyperlapse Is A Beautiful Algorithm, But It Makes No Sense As Its Own App

Hyperlapse is a standalone new app from Instagram that speeds up and stabilizes videos into professional-looking steadicam shots.Available now on iOS (an Android version is tentatively planned ), Hyperlapse is undeniably impressive stabilization tech ... [Published Fast Company - 23 hours ago]

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Dillon hopes it will help to make the case that we should think more deeply about seeds. "There has been a farm-to-table movement, where knowing your farmer is a good thing. But there's this prologue to that story that consumers don't quite know. That's the impact that seed has on their food and the world."
"You need to hire A-class people, because they will always hire A-class people," he tells the BBC. "If you start with B-class people, it will go downhill to C and D-class. So we're looking everywhere for our A-class people."
...easy to dismiss this ideal vision," the designers write in the handbook, but they argue that it's important to consider at least some of the ideas. "Even taking small steps can eventually lead to bigger change." It would be a bureaucratic nightmare to implement such utopian visions as the open hospice neighborhood or the Softcare system, but something like PalliApp...
...great Gary Hustwit documentary 'Helvetica,' so I thought what could be better than learning about two things at once?" Robinson writes in an email. "Most of the literature on the subject is about the practical uses of type and it can be quite tough reading. I wanted to offer someone intrigued by the subject an interesting overview of some of the world’s best typefaces."

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