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This Simple Animation Answers Everything About How A Clutch Works

Many of us have a basic idea of what our car’s clutch does, but still find all the teeth and springs confusing when we actually look at one out of …

Is your design retro… or just dated?

Leave a design to age long enough and you may find it does not dissolve into obscurity, but rises from the ashes of its own datedness, crowned with a …

Graphic Design

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Tesla to transition from ‘Enhanced Autopilot’ to ‘Fully Self-Driving’ as soon as ‘3 to 6 months’, says Elon Musk

Tesla’s software timeline to fully autonomous driving on its new Autopilot hardware can be somewhat complicated. There’s ‘Enhanced Autopilot’, which in itself offers several different features, and there’s ‘Full Self-Driving Capability’, which despite its name will not enable self-driving for a …

Scar-Free Healing Is Almost Here

Scientists have figured out how to make scars heal like regular skin.<p>Scars have been a persistent problem for people healing from injuries and surgery for all of human existence. But that might be about to change. New research from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, …

Breathtaking Aerial Photographs Capture London’s Kaleidoscopic Landscape

These aerial photographs reveal the English capital's kooky architectural past.<p>London has accumulated a variety of building styles over the centuries, transforming into a miscellaneous, collage-like landscape where high rise flats exist around the corner from 18th-century buildings. For more than a …

10 hot design tools you absolutely must try

A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers.<p>Answers from over 4,000 participants hailing from almost 200 countries prove that designers are open to new …

The 6 Tools Every Graphic Designer Should Have

Photoshop has its perks. But let's face it, it's massive, complicated and often intimidating for the casual graphic designer. Even with all the DIY guides and manuals available online, mastering Photoshop can be a tricky business, especially if you don't do a formal course. But why let all that …

Graphic Design

53 design terms and tips to help marketers level-up

When I first started out in marketing, I didn’t quite predict that I’d be a part-time designer, too.<p>Now, in 2016, visual content is more than 40X more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content and it’s become obvious and even necessary for all of us marketers to have at least …

The One Thing You Need to Remember When Assigning Tasks to Your Team

There are only two ways to create value: through projects and processes. Leaders need to understand the difference and make sure they put “project …

The 9 best logo redesigns so far this year, according to designers

1/<p>US Soccer Federation, by Nike<p>US Soccer Federation<p>The US Soccer Federation enlisted its sponsor Nike to redesign the crest — which had previously …

Graphic Design

Relive GAME OF THRONES’ Battle of the Bastards with New Photos & Behind-the-Scenes Video

Hoo boy, what an episode! Now, if you have not seen last night’s brutal <i>Game of Thrones</i> episode, “Battle of the Bastards,” this is your last warning. …

The one very symbolic detail you probably missed on "Game of Thrones" last night

Well, we finally got our “Battle of the Bastards” last night, and I think we can all safely say it was one of the most epic scenes in <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

These Are the Only 4 Films That Actually Needed to Be in 3D

Clash Of The Titans isn't one of them.<p>There are only 4 movies that need to be in 3D.<p>There are plenty of other films that look better in 3D or are enhanced by 3D or are fun to see in 3D. If you like 3D, that's great. But there are only four that <i>need</i> to be in 3D.<p>And we're talking about proper, modern …

The spaceship has landed: Apple's $5 billion campus is starting to look stunning

That's a picture of a nearly completed section of Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple's new HQ will feature the largest pieces of curved glass in the world. As you can tell from the photo, it's quite a stunning sight to behold.<p>Apple is planning to move employees to …

These Apollo Images Show the Moon Missions Like You've Never Seen

Here's a stunning reminder of what earth looks like from space

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a stunning video showing Earth from space.<p>This interesting time-lapse video gives a …

Five most dangerous roads in the world

As car enthusiasts, driving roads are magical places in which we can rev our engines, row our gears and roast some rubber. However, good driving …

Watch: Venus and Jupiter align in breathtaking illusion

A natural coincidence will see the two brightest planets - Jupiter and Venus - light up the sky as they draw unusually close together<p>Venus and Jupiter, two of the brightest planets in the solar system came together in the night sky on Tuesday night.<p>The two planets appeared to glide close together …

World’s first 3D-printed supercar is one of the greenest cars around

Green cars are more popular than ever, but the manufacturing process for even the greenest car is still pretty dirty. Automotive designer Kevin …

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Did Lexus Just Unveil a Real Functioning Hoverboard!? Yes, They Did!

Samsung’s ‘Safety Truck’ Features a Camera and Live View Display

Samsung wants to help make roads safer by incorporating some camera technology into semi-trailer trucks. By adding a front camera and a giant rear …

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Range Anxiety Be Gone! KSPG Range Extender For Electric Vehicles

10 Shares<p>We’ve written about electric cars on numerous occasions here and it’s great that consumers are starting to be more accepting of such …

Electric Vehicles

ResearchKit did in 24 hours what would normally take 50 medical centers a year – Stanford University

Stanford University said that 11,000 iPhone owners signed up for a heart health study using Apple’s newly-announced ResearchKit in the first 24 hours–completely unprecedented numbers.<p>“To get 10,000 people enrolled in a medical study normally, it would take a year and 50 medical centers around the …

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These GIFs from GE's new body scanner are gruesome and marvelous

Hell yeah, science<p>If you haven't personally had to lay down and slide into a CT scanner, you've probably seen one on television. They're super X-ray machines that put image "slices" together from head to toe to create a 3D representation that lets doctors see detail inside your body. And General …

The ugliest new and redesigned cars of 2014

Sorry Chevrolet, buyers just aren't digging the new Spark EV.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article first appeared at CarInsurance.com. Click here for the</i> …

Report: Toyota Sent Designers Back to Drawing Board for Next Prius

Sources Say Second Attempt Looks Sportier and "Clearly Different"<p>No one would describe the current Toyota Prius as a looker, but the next-gen hybrid car could change all that. The redesigned Prius was supposed to arrive next spring, but we won’t see it until the end of next year because Toyota …