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Sanrio: Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat

fastcompany.com — Oh, hi there. Did you have a nice childhood full of warm and pleasant memories? If so, you should probably avert your eyes and go read something else. Christine R.
Aug 27, 2014

makes u think. RT @rzgreenfield: Hello Kitty is a human wearing a cat suit. She is a furry. fastcompany.com/3034954/fast-f…

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Would You Eat This Buffalo Crunch Donut From Tim Hortons?

fastcompany.com — Yesterday we scaled Arby's "Meat Mountain" sandwich. And today, we learned that Tim Hortons is rolling out a "Buffalo Crunch Donut" that encases tangy Buffalo sauce in a glazed-donut jacuzzi. Let's take a dip! Like the Doritos Locos Taco and the Cronut, the Buffalo Crunch Donut takes different food elements and mashes them together to create a blog-worthy food chimera.
Aug 27, 2014

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Aug 27, 2014

In the future, wars will be fought by fast food chimeras like the Buffalo Crunch Donut. fastcompany.com/3034931/fast-f…

Aug 27, 2014

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Aug 27, 2014

you’re welcome world for my wisdom on the Buffalo crunch donut. fastcompany.com/3034931/fast-f…

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Divorce Selfies: Now A Thing

fastcompany.com — A Florida couple officially ended their three-year marriage on Friday night. The finale to their union became the start of something else, though. Meet the divorce selfie, the newest addition to what life-altering event should be captured with one arm raised, eyes smiling at the camera.

Survey Confirms: Most Trolls Would Shut Up If Forced To Use Their Real Identities

fastcompany.com — 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.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @FastCompany: Study confirms: Most trolls would shut up if forced to use their real identities fastcompany.com/3034939/fast-f… by @alicetruong

Aug 28, 2014

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Aug 27, 2014

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Why Your Age Matters More Than You Think At Work

fastcompany.com — 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 are near retirement.
Aug 28, 2014

Millennials. We're annoying little whippersnappers, but really, we just want to contribute. fastcompany.com/3034814/why-ag…

Full-Screen Ads Are Coming To The iPhone

fastcompany.com — It looks like Apple is going big: huge iPhones, huge iPads. And now this week, we learned that Apple is working on new ways for "freemium" app makers to eke out revenue, one of which falls in line with its strategy to go bigger everything: Full-screen banner ads.

Watch Two Good Samaritans Rescue A Fat Prairie Dog

fastcompany.com — Just swap Winnie the Pooh with a prairie dog and a honey pot with a hole. It feels good to do good--even when it involves an obese prairie dog having the most embarrassing day of its life. Two good samaritans are driving along a dirt road in Olkhon, Russia when they noticed something wriggling in the ground.

Meet The Chinese Entrepreneur Gunning For Pixar And DreamWorks

fastcompany.com — 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 dominated by U.S. companies like Pixar and DreamWorks.
Aug 27, 2014

A Chinese studio is gunning for Pixar And Dreamworks--and an early animated clip looks promising fastcompany.com/3034905/the-re…

How A Clothing Company Successfully Turned Salvaged Trash Into Fashion

fastcompany.com — There's nothing fashionable about the millions of tons of plastic trash fouling the earth's oceans and littering her shorelines. But a revolutionary denim clothing line called G-Star RAW for the Oceans is bringing the ocean's salvaged plastic debris, from algae-covered drink bottles to doll heads, center stage.
Aug 27, 2014

A new denim line, made from plastic garbage from the ocean. Trash into #fashion via @TodorukDesigns. ow.ly/AMFCB #environment

How The 32 Teams Of The NFL Found Their Brand Footing

fastcompany.com — With 205 million unique viewers during 2013's regular season, accounting for 81% of television homes in the U.S., the NFL is one of the most visible brands in sports--and Jaime Weston has been tasked with shaping that image. For the past 12 years, Weston, vice president of Brand & Creative, has spearheaded team-design overhauls, campaign rollouts, and product launches for the NFL.

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

fastcompany.com — Wouldn't it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier? Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called experience-dependent neuroplasticity. "It's a fancy term to say the brain learns from our experiences," says Rick Hanson, neuropsychologist and author of the book Hardwiring Happiness .