[Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Micah Toll who does fantastic ebike/battery DIY YouTube howtos, 2 books and just released his latest book, DIY Solar Power. He’s giving Electrek readers Chapter
Academic philosophy departments in the West tend to teach a neat, white canon: Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Descartes, Locke, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche etc. Those who want to study Eastern
Most product designers are on a never-ending mission to create things that are easier, faster, and more functional—or as the saying goes, to build a better mousetrap. Designer and architect Katerina Kamprani
Notebook written by unknown 17th-century William Shakespeare scholar leaves Antiques Roadshow expert 'trembling'
A 17th-century notebook containing the jottings of perhaps the world’s first Shakespeare scholar has left experts “trembling” in anticipation of what it may contain. Entitled Shakespeare: Comedies and
I served in Congress for 16 years and taught civics for 13 more. Our government no longer looks like the one I told my students about—or the one the Constitution describes. For more than a dozen years,
Missouri’s new gun law is part of a terrifying trend that will put black Americans in even more danger
Guns seem to be ubiquitous in Missouri. In cities like St. Louis, street corners are marked by shrines to the slain and teddy bears are tied to trees to commemorate young gun homicide victims. In rural
Open Air Modern is based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but its reach extends to midcentury Scandinavia and beyond with a selection of curated vintage furniture and a hand-culled design library. Open Air proprietor
Mirhada Jasarevic was a child when she and her family became refugees during the war in Bosnia in the 1990s. She became a naturalized US citizen earlier this year, in time for her to vote in the 2016 election.
If you squeeze a box of cereal just a little bit, you’ll instantly hear the crunch of fiber flakes and stale marshmallows. But if you smashed down this origami donut, created by Bin Liu, from the University
This interactive chart tracks all the world’s nuclear arsenals over the past 70 years, and finds doomsday isn’t far away. Since 1945, when the United States first dropped nuclear weapons on Japan, the
In her quirky graphic novel Cool Japan Guide, comic book writer Abby Denson takes us on a "personal tour of Japan" and teaches us the finer points of local etiquette. Traveling isn't just about seeing
Before they were Hollywood's "Three Amigos," Alfonso Cuarón, Emmanuel Lubezki, and Alejandro González Iñárritu worked on La Hora Marcada, a Black Mirror-esque sci-fi show in Mexico. The 2015 Academy Awards