Radim May

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20 Summer Dinners You Can Make with Zucchini

Oh, zucchini — it's hard to explain our feelings about this summer vegetable. We cheer when it arrives, but then all too quickly it overwhelms us. …

The idea of creating a new universe in the lab is no joke

Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

Physics

11 of London's best sculptures, public artworks and free-to-view design icons

Taking place this year from September 17 to 25, the London Design Festival celebrates the best of domestic and international design and provides something of a treasure trove for design aficionados – until its conclusion, venues throughout the city will host ingenuous pavilions, unique …

The Model 3 is going to be a big test for Tesla

New York (AFP) - Tesla is set to unveil the Model 3, its long-anticipated pitch to middle class drivers and a key component in founder Elon Musk's vision to mainstream the electric car.<p>Tesla Motors, until now a purveyor of luxurious all-electric cars with equally luxurious price-tags, plans to sell …

Tesla

A Stanford Psychologist Explains How to Motivate Others to Change

Nagging doesn't work and neither do inspirational speeches. This does.<p>What's harder than talking yourself into making difficult but necessary changes in your life? Getting the people you love (or even the people you work with) to change.<p>At one time or another, most of us have been told that trying …

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

Happiness

Why tourists should keep visiting North Korea

It’s certainly a big call, deciding to go to North Korea. Yes, you’re putting money in the pockets of a degenerate, murderous state with just about the worst human rights record in the world. You may even - in the stories you tell and the photographs you show on your return - be accused of …

17 photographs that prove Ireland is the most beautiful country on Earth

Bank of England warns Brexit uncertainty poses risk to UK economic growth

The Bank of England has warned that a vote on the UK’s membership of the European Union poses risks to economic growth, in a move that sees the central bank become increasingly active in the political debate.<p>Members of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee - which vote on interest rates - said that …

Forget About It: Your Middle-Aged Brain Is Not On The Decline

<i>Faced with her own forgetfulness, former NPR correspondent and author Barbara Bradley Hagerty tried to do something about it. She's written about her efforts in her book on midlife, called</i> Life Reimagined. <i>To her surprise, she discovered that an older dog can learn new tricks.</i><p>A confession: I loathe …

Caffeine hit: what happens to Britain's 3bn empty coffee cups?

Britons drink more than 8m takeaway coffees every day – then throw away the cups. Why are so few recycled?<p>The paper coffee cup is one of modern life’s consumer conundrums. It is ubiquitous, yet coveted, pricey yet just about affordable. It confers status in a world where you need to be busy to be …

Coffee

Brownies or Blunts, Marijuana Experimentation Is On

Legal marijuana (<i>Cannabis sativa</i>) is one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S., which means that more and more of us are now in a position to get our hands on pot. Now that we’ve got it, however, not everybody knows what to do with it. Do we smoke it or eat it? And does it make a difference?<p>…

Google’s bus crash is changing the conversation around self-driving cars

A more modest tone around autonomy emerges at SXSW 2016<p>Amid the nonstop parties, panels, activations, and tacos, Google was dealing with a pronounced shadow hanging over its presence at SXSW this week: the company’s ambitious self-driving car program was responsible for its very first collision …

Autonomous Vehicle

Here's why it would be a bad idea for Apple to build a $75,000 luxury car

I was reminded of these after reading an interview with Munster on the website Apple Car Fans.<p>Munster told the website he thinks the car market offers Apple an enticing growth opportunity (when it eventually hits the market, which won't happen until 2021).<p>He also pointed to his past research on …

Munster

Central bank 'bazookas' are getting weaker

They lowered all three key basic interest rates, and reduced the deposit rate from -0.3% to -0.4%. The increase in monthly bond purchases from the previous €60 billion to €80 billion beat expectations, and the ECB decided to include investment grade corporate bonds in its purchases.<p>A newly …

Interest Rates