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Gaming & Play American Express Card Members Can Now Purchase Products on Twitter

Amex allows users to sync their credit cards to Twitter, giving them access to special offers which can be purchased through tweeting a hashtag.

Advertising Online Advertising Sets Record High With $8.4 Billion In 1st Quarter [Headlines]

The industries growth is largely attributed to mobile, social and video spending, a third of which is spent in the Asia-Pacific region, and is expected to continue through 2014.

Innovation One In Three American Children Are Overweight [Headlines]

Additionally, children aged 8 through 18 spend an average of 7.5 hours a day using entertainment media on various devices.

Luxury Americans Forfeit $34.3 Billion In Vacation Days [Headlines]

Many in the United States allow their vacation days to go unused, usually due to the fact that most cannot afford to travel.

Detailed Study Reveals That Consumers Are Dissatisfied [Headlines]

44% feel worse off in 2011 than they did in 2010, and many are changing food and beverage habits to make ends meet, among other conclusions.

IBM Boasts First Chip In 'Cognitive Computing' [Headlines]

Imagine a microchip that reacts to new information the way the human brain does. IBM announces development on technology that can do this.

Design Grant McCracken: Lincoln Still A Luxury Car Despite Mediocre Design

Grant McCracken comes to the realization that the design of Lincoln cars is anything but evolutionary.

Home Solar Power More Popular With Office Buildings Than The Average American Home [Headlines]

A study shows that Americans aren't so keen on outfitting their homes with solar panels that could be used to produce carbon dioxide-free electricity.

Advertising Romance Of The American Dream Thrives In Advertising [Headlines]

A string of commercials by American brands advertising American values, curated by A Continuous Lean.

Work Monocolumn: Is Obama's Message Of Change Now One Of Compromise?

In today's column from luxury magazine, Monocle, we learn that as the United States reaches its debt limit, its Obama's slow-yielding attempts at turning around the recession that are being blamed.

Retail How The Anorak Became A Shield For The Modern Man

A small Brooklyn company takes a simple anorak and reinvents it as a tailored armor for the urban cyclist---to face any kind of weather, 365 days of the year.

Technology Shwood: From Broken Skateboards To Trendy Sunglasses

A form and function mash-up creates unique shades from upcycled skateboards.

Is The Internet America's Greatest Weapon? [Headlines]

The President of Belarus pushes a statewide ban on Facebook in an effort to prevent protesters to organize their political protests via the social media outlet.

Design Female Soldiers On The Front Line Stats Revealed [Infographic]

The breakdown of the numbers surrounding the daily life of women in active duty provides a sobering look at the obstacles they must overcome.