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Renault's Retro-Futuristic TREZOR Is A Spaceship Built For The Pavement

Renault is giving a whole new meaning to the term ‘taking the top off’ of a car. Don’t quite know what we mean by that? Just take a look at their …

Soccer

How This Entrepreneur Knows Her $50 Million Company Is Headed For $1 Billion | Inc.com

There was also no way S'well would sell the same five colors for five years, as some makers of water bottles do. This was fashion, after all, so Kauss would do two collections a year. Now, says Kauss, "We're not afraid to kill off designs, because we know new ones are coming. Our customers become …

Credit Cards

Why Digital Computers Can't Have Consciousness

Some of today's top techies and scientists are very publicly expressing their concerns over apocalyptic scenarios that are likely to arise as a result of machines with motives. Among the fearful are intellectual heavyweights like Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates, who all believe that …

Singularity

Scientists Create Successful Biohybrid Being Using 3-D Printing and Genetic Engineering

Scientists genetically engineered and 3-D-printed a biohybrid being, opening the door further for lifelike robots and artificial intelligence.<p>If you met this lab-created critter over your beach vacation, you'd swear you saw a baby ray. In fact, the tiny, flexible swimmer is the product of a team of …

Artificial Intelligence

What Happens After Cops Start Getting Shot?

<b>(TFC Op-Ed)</b> <i>Washington, DC</i> – The airwaves are full of pundits screaming about violence against police officers. These are the same pundits that …

Why Economics Is Really Psychology on Steroids

<i>By Jonathan Rowe</i><p>What is called “economics” is really psychology on steroids. It starts with a model of human nature and extrapolates an entire …

Economics

Banned, burned, or simply life changing: what are the best dangerous books?

Authors including Patrick Ness, Melvin Burgess, Tanya Landman, Louise O’Neill, Bali Rai, Candy Gourlay, James Dawson and Leigh Bardugo share the books they probably weren’t meant to read that either rocked their world or rocked the world<p>• Plus what’s coming in our joint Amnesty International and …

Books

Simon Pegg: ‘It's terrible! I have become the very thing I feared’

From Spaced to Star Trek by way of Star Wars, Simon Pegg has become Hollywood’s hottest geek. He tells Carole Cadwalladr where it all went interstellar<p>I have interviewed Simon Pegg once before, nine years ago, and he told me the story about how he’d been asked if he was going to carry on making …

Science Fiction

Research Suggests That These Words Say Everything About Your Personality

Studies indicate that the number of times you use specific words or phrases has a close link to your characteristic way of behaving, thinking and feeling.<p>What comes out of your mouth or through your keyboard can give others a pretty accurate clue about the kind of individual you are. Experts can …

Psychology

The Real Problem With Fusion Energy

The longstanding joke about fusion—that it’s the energy source of the future, and always will be—may be the field’s biggest problem.<p>The quest to …

How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA

To win a competition, a Georgia Tech student devised a fuel-cell plane to rival today’s best-selling small aircraft

Fuel Cell

The artist making physics and a conspiracy theory into music

Peaches is her aunt. Jared Leto's a fan and so is Jean-Michel Jarre, who sent her to live with an indigenous tribe in the Amazon. She's modeled for high-end fashion events and composed for German theater. She's conducted magnetic resonance imaging studies on mutated HIV cells and had paintings …