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How Matt Damon—And A Bunch Of Balloons—Are Raising Awareness For World Water Day

The actor-slash-cofounder of Water.org teamed up with a beer company and a massive art installation to tackle the world's water crisis.

Amazon's Alexa Is Spreading From Speakers To Screens

The Nucleus intercom could be the first of many new devices with an on-screen presence for Alexa. The Nucleus intercom could be the first of many new devices with an on-screen presence for Alexa. A few months ago, Amazon quietly revealed a big piece of its strategy for Alexa. Show More Summary

This Is How The World Gets Sick

We're unprepared for the next flu pandemic. A near-future speculation by a top epidemiologist explains the risk we've tacitly permitted. We're unprepared for the next flu pandemic. A near-future speculation by a top epidemiologist explains the risk we've tacitly permitted. Show More Summary

A New Wave Of Socially Conscious Tampon Companies Focuses On Organics And Giving Back

Cora, Lola, Veeda, and Conscious Period are disrupting the tampon aisle with a clean and basic approach to periods. Cora, Lola, Veeda, and Conscious Period are disrupting the tampon aisle with a clean and basic approach to periods. When...Show More Summary

This Nonprofit's "Guerrilla Humanitarianism" Is Increasing Global Access To Clean Water

Waves for Water enlists surfers, backpackers, and climbers who are headed to areas without clean water to bring in filters and train locals in their use. Waves for Water enlists surfers, backpackers, and climbers who are headed to areas without clean water to bring in filters and train locals in their use. Show More Summary

How I Landed My Dream Job At Slack

A firsthand look at what it takes to be hired by the wildly popular team collaboration platform. A firsthand look at what it takes to be hired by the wildly popular team collaboration platform. Isaiah Greene, 29, is a product manager of Slack's search, learning, and intelligence team. Show More Summary

Hollywood Can't Win When It Comes To Race

The Miscasting of Netflix's Iron Fist and Paramount's Ghost In The Shell proves that race is still a big issue in Hollywood.

Here's When You Should (And Shouldn't) Ignore Other People's Feedback

Sometimes the same feedback that works great in one situation is worthless in another. Here's why. Sometimes the same feedback that works great in one situation is worthless in another. Here's why. Feedback matters. You know that, even if you don't always like getting it. Show More Summary

Tech Employees Think Their Companies Are More Diverse Than They Actually Are

A new report looks at how employees feel about companies' diversity initiatives, the fate of diversity under Trump, and more. A new report looks at how employees feel about companies' diversity initiatives, the fate of diversity under Trump, and more. Show More Summary

LinkedIn Aims To Turn New "Trending Storylines" Into A Daily Habit--And A Moneymaker

The better-informed LinkedIn keeps you about news, the more likely you'll visit frequently, in ways the company can turn into profit. The better-informed LinkedIn keeps you about news, the more likely you'll visit frequently, in ways the company can turn into profit. Show More Summary

Your Craniosacralist Will See You Now: Can A Startup Bring Alt Medicine To The Mainstream?

SereneBook, a subscription-based holistic health network, is betting on the $30 billion alternative medicine industry. SereneBook, a subscription-based holistic health network, is betting on the $30 billion alternative medicine industry. Yoga. Juice cleanses. Meditation. Is cupping next? Read Full Story

How To Finally Stop Taking Useless Notes At Work

Those note-taking methods that got you through college don't always cut it in the workplace. Those note-taking methods that got you through college don't always cut it in the workplace. Whether you're a student, you're taking down notes...Show More Summary

How Learning To Code Helped Me Beat The Odds As A 19-Year-Old Female Founder

The £500 bestowed by her dad was the only investment this founder could get. 14 years later, she chalks up her success to coding know-how. The £500 bestowed by her dad was the only investment this founder could get. 14 years later, she chalks up her success to coding know-how. Show More Summary

With Its Cheap New iPad, Apple Wants To Overcome The Perils Of Premium Pricing

How do you get people who are happy with their old tablet to upgrade? Apple's answer: an iPad designed with affordability in mind. How do you get people who are happy with their old tablet to upgrade? Apple's answer: an iPad designed with affordability in mind. Show More Summary

Why The iPad Is Still Important To Apple's Future (Hint: Work)

Apple will likely give iPad sales a shot in the arm with its new $329 model, hoping that many of them end up in your workplace. Apple will likely give iPad sales a shot in the arm with its new $329 model, hoping that many of them end up in your workplace. Show More Summary

Your Next iPhone Can Now Come In Red

Apple launches a handful of new products, including a larger iPad and a video editing app.

This College Alternative Only Makes Money If You Make A Salary

Rather than saddle students with debt, MissionU charges grads 15% of their pre-tax income for three years. Rather than saddle students with debt, MissionU charges grads 15% of their pre-tax income for three years. Some college students are there for the keggers. Show More Summary

Thinx's Stance On Period Leave Could Have Been A Harbinger Of Bigger HR Issues

I thought it was weird that Thinx's founder, Miki Agrawal, had no thoughts on menstrual leave. Was it a sign of things to come? I thought it was weird that Thinx's founder, Miki Agrawal, had no thoughts on menstrual leave. Was it a sign...Show More Summary

Former Thinx CEO Miki Agrawal Revealed Her Questionable Office Behavior Last Summer

In an interview in July, the company's cofounder admitted to taking calls on the toilet and revealing personal information in the office.

Former Thinx CEO Miki Agrawal On Why Thinx Didn't Offer Period Leave

In an interview in July, the company's cofounder dismissed the idea of giving her employees time off each month for their periods.

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