NPR’s Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt: The Planet Money team followed the making of a T-shirt, from cotton fields to factories to container ships.
This Is The Man Bill Gates Thinks You Absolutely Should Be Reading: Author Vaclav Smil tackles the big problems facing America and the world.
The New Monuments To Digital Domination: Technology giants in the United States are building bombastic new headquarters to immortalize their grandiose ambitions, while inside they plan to turn traditional office culture on its head.
Ad Nauseam: The more we hate it, the more it agrees with us. How advertising turned anti-consumerism into a secret weapon.
Prime Air: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed that the company is experimenting with delivering packages via drones within a mere 30 minutes.
Changefolio: A product that allows you to set up donation rules to the charity of your choice based on your daily spending at your bank.
Affectiva: A technology start-up company will start offering a face-reading software to mobile developers starting in mid-January.
Eastern European Matchbox Labels: Massive collection of matchbox labels from around the world but the majority are Eastern European from the 1950s and 1960s.
Soda, Pop, Coke: A visual remix of the famous 2003 Harvard Dialect Survey, which maps out the various dialects of American speech.
Slanted #22: The theme of the issue is “Art Type” – exploring typography at the edge of art, or art at the edge of typography.
Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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