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This Store Has Your ‘First World Problems’ Fix
This Store Has Your ‘First World Problems’ Fix

Bad Wi-Fi Connection? At the First World Problem Store there's a pill for that

Bad Wi-Fi connection? At the First World Problem Store, there’s a pill for that. Never know what to wear? Yep, also covered. And the money you spend to ease your first world ailments is donated to solve a real problem: the fact that 22 million people are living with AIDS without access to vital medication. It’s all part of a brilliant fundraising campaign designed by the creative firm, Sue Amsterdam for the Dutch AIDS Foundation.

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Converse Takes Cues From Nike For More Comfortable Chucks
Converse Takes Cues From Nike For More Comfortable Chucks

The Chuck Taylor All Star II features a number of improvements, including a Lunarlon sockliner for more cushioning and support

Converse is introducing the all-new Chuck Taylor All Star II this month, which utilizes Nike technology for a more comfortable and durable sneaker.

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A Tour of the MakerBot Plant in Brooklyn
A Tour of the MakerBot Plant in Brooklyn

PSFK toured MakerBot's new 170,000 square foot MakerBot facility, one of the most advanced factories in New York City and in the global 3D printing industry

MakerBot has doubled its production capacity with a brand-new plant in Brooklyn that’s been redesigned to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its 3D printers.

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Who Said Materialism Had to Be a Selfish Pursuit?
Who Said Materialism Had to Be a Selfish Pursuit?

One Good Deed Today is a multi-function retail space that sees the good in wanting things

One Good Deed Today (OGDT) is unlike the regular brick-and-mortar store. It houses a recording studio, a coffee shop serving beans from Berlin and boasts shelves with products that ascribe to a general do-gooding vision.

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PSFK is Hiring: Editorial Intern (Paid)
PSFK is Hiring: Editorial Intern (Paid)

PSFK is hiring an Editorial intern for its New York City office

We are looking for a motivated intern who wants to work alongside us in New York City for eight weeks and learn as they deliver.

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The Virtual Reality Debrief is Now on Slideshare
The Virtual Reality Debrief is Now on Slideshare

PSFK Labs releases overview presentation of trends and use cases of the industry-friendly emerging technology

PSFK Labs has followed along the evolutions overtaking virtual reality (VR) closely, from experiencing innovations in content creation to engaging experts about its integration in unorthodox markets. The Virtual Reality Debrief, now available on SlideShare, provides readers with a look into VR’s key themes and trends, with insights into the transformational technology across industries.

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3D-Printed Tombstones Mourn the Death of Tonight’s Groceries
3D-Printed Tombstones Mourn the Death of Tonight’s Groceries

Portugese entrepreneur Aldric Négrier spreads awareness on a “pet” cause

Whether it’s impassioned posts on Facebook or the Twitter-fueled revolutions of the Arab Spring, technology and activism often go hand-in-hand. Aldric Négrier is pushing boundaries in both fields by harnessing a transformative technology to make a provocative point. He has designed a small plastic symbol—a tombstone with a cross—that animal rights activists can 3D print and place in the meat aisles of supermarkets or anywhere else one might find dead animals.

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