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LBB + OLPC = GOOD
LBB + OLPC = GOOD

Why egocentricity is the new philanthropy, or how to turn your city know-how into a child’s bright future.

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Earth Hour 2009
Earth Hour 2009

The only election that matters, or what Linkin Park have to do with the UN Secretary General and your Saturday night.

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Word-of-Mouths
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Word-of-Mouths

Salt mines, German sanatoriums, and how a social media rescue mission saved one lovable photographic underdog.

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The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008
The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008

8 things that shaped the year’s innovation footprint, or what Buckminster Fuller has to do with tap water and Michael Phelps.

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In other news…
In other news…

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Sustainable Agriculture: Top 5 Innovation Efforts
Sustainable Agriculture: Top 5 Innovation Efforts

What sheep have to do with high-rises and Obama first oversight.

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Interview with Chunnel.TV Founder Matthew Berman
Interview with Chunnel.TV Founder Matthew Berman

What Banksy, TED, and a global network of ad agencies have in common, or why the long tail is the shortest way to cultural revolution.

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Holiday Economy Examined
Holiday Economy Examined

What our present economy has to do with 165,300 bathroom visits and 67 million dead large birds.

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Famous Logos Revised: Fortune 500 Sans Fortune
Famous Logos Revised: Fortune 500 Sans Fortune

Downward design, or what happens when the corporate glass is half-empty.

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6 Signs the Apocalypse Cometh
6 Signs the Apocalypse Cometh

Shortcuts to obesity, paid shamelessness, D.C.’s constitutional right to bitch-slapping, and a potent antidote to it all.

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