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London designer creates 3D-printed, regenerative running shoes from protocells

At the Wearable Futures conference, London designer and researcher Shamees Aden debuted a running shoe concept that will put your worn out kicks to shame. The shoes, which he's developing with University of Southern Denmark professor Martin Hanczyc, are 3D printed from a synthetic biological …

Rob Carrick's ultimate investing guide for Gen Y

The more money you have, the more attention you get from the investing industry.<p>Young investors are pretty much invisible to Bay Street, then. Bank branches will sell mutual funds to anyone with a pulse and $500 to spend, and investment advisers will often take their clients' kids on as a courtesy. …

Casual work increases chance of being childless at 35

Women who carry out casual work are less likely than their permanently employed peers to have a baby by the age of 35, a new study found<p>Women who work in temporary jobs are less likely to have had a child before the age of 35 than those in steady employment, new research has revealed.<p>The longer a …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

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How to Instantly Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or</b> …

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Teen inventor designs device to rid oceans of plastic

<i>The latest news and information for entrepreneurs from across the web universe, brought to you by the</i> Report on Small Business <i>team.</i><p><b>Cleaning up</b><p>A 19-year-old from the Netherlands named Boyan Slat has designed a system that could potentially collect billions of tonnes of plastic from the world's …

Absurd Creature of the Week: 10-Foot Bobbit Worm Is the Ocean’s Most Disturbing Predator

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 09.06.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>If I could go back to my childhood I would …

Are you a savvy investor? Take this quiz and find out

(Find a printable text-only version of this quiz here.)<p><i>Frosh week is over. Time to hit the books.</i><p><i>And what better way to kick off the fall semester than with the third annual Investor Clinic back-to-school quiz? The questions cover a range of investing and personal finance topics, and they vary in</i> …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

A successful Kickstarter campaign that depicts classic video characters like Mario and Zelda in medieval Japan has injected new designs into an ancient but stagnating craft.<p>Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the …

Foam Rolling- Applying the Technique of Self-myofascial Release

Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and …

20 Important Financial Tasks To Do Each Year

It can be hard to keep track of all the various financial tasks you need to do during a given year. Today I thought I would share a simple list so …

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Researchers Successfully Implant Mice With False Memories

So it is possible.<p>Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal.<p>The researchers made mice believe that they had once received electrical shocks in their feet while sitting in a certain little chamber, …

The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …

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The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food

Anjan Contractor’s 3D food printer might evoke visions of the “replicator” popularized in <i>Star Trek</i>, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor’s company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA …

Amazon Creates A 3D Printing Store, Vaulting The Technology Into The Mainstream

If you thought you and your RepRap were safe from posers, you’re sunk: Amazon has just opened a store for 3D printers and printer accessories that seems to, at the very least, allow smaller manufacturers to get a foothold in an increasingly tight market.<p>Available on the “pop up web store” or …

Going Wireless and Restoring Memories: The Incredible Future of Brain Implants

Neuroprostheses are already bridging the divide between man and machine to treat diseases and allow paralyzed people to move prosthetic limbs. And the next generation of brain-machine interfaces will be even more incredible.<p><b>In some ways, the human brain isn't much</b> different from a computer. Both …

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UK School Children Will Soon Learn Coding and Use 3D Printers

School pupils in England are set to get a boost to their digital skills following proposed reforms to the education curriculum from September 2014.<p>The document, published today (PDF), reveals that more of a focus on technology-related skills will be among the priorities for primary and secondary …

Artistic Robot Decides What To Paint Next

PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by pioneers at well known and new companies.<p>…

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Classic Posters of Iconic Movie Cars

<i>Cars And Films</i> is a series of prints paying homage to some great films and the iconic vehicles used in them by graphic and web designer Jess Prudencio. Based out of Seville, Spain, Prudencio embarked on this passion project with a simple, clean perspective. While most illustrators focus on the …

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

The Fly Geyser in Nevada was sealed after being drilled through by an energy company in 1964. Not sealed well enough it would seem, as it’s been spraying ever since. One of man’s prettier mistakes?