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WATCH: This Woman Has A Powerful Reason For Wanting More Stay-At-Home Dads (Hint: It's About The Economy)

Why is it more prestigious to be a CEO than it is to take care of your family? Why aren't caregivers and breadwinners equally celebrated? And do women actually have more choices than men? Watch this provocative talk from public policy expert, wife and mother Anne-Marie Slaughter.<p><i>Ideas are not set</i> …

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

Jacque Fresco on Twitter: "Earth is abundant with plentiful resources. Practice of rationing resources through monetary control is counter-productive to our survival."

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6 Cars For People Who Hate Cars

These futuristic cars could make you rethink your haterade.<p>Do Americans just not want to drive cars any more? Recent studies suggest that the United States has passed its driving zenith, with the number of miles driven per person peaking in 2005. As of April 2013 the number of miles driven per …

The Periodic Table Of Humanity's Worst Vices [Infographic]

The science of how much we suck<p>From the design studio that created these cinematic star charts and musical color wheels comes a periodic table of human nature's ugliest attributes. Tyranny, deceit, materialism, brutality—thanks a lot, evolution.<p>The Periodic Table of Social Issues is designed to …

The World's Largest Building Is Open For Business

It could fit 20 Sydney Opera Houses inside it and has its own artificial sun.<p>The New Century Global Center, a behemoth Chinese officials are calling the world's largest standalone building, has finally opened in Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan province. The colossal structure has 5.5 …

Why The Amazing New Flagship Windows Phone Will Fail

Nokia's new Lumia smartphone has amazing hardware (especially its unprecedented 41-megapixel camera). And it doesn't matter at all, because its software lags so far behind its hardware.<p>When HTC released a gorgeous, powerful, innovative, distinctive Android phone a few weeks ago, we realized Android …

Has the 1 percent committed treason?

<b>(Wikimedia/Eliot.P)</b><p>A small group of extremely wealthy people are systematically destroying the US government<p>Robert Reich<p>July 12, 2013 6:34pm (UTC)<p>Permit me an impertinent question (or three).<p>Suppose a small group of extremely wealthy people sought to systematically destroy the U.S. government by …

Night Stroll: Geometric Lightscapes Animated on the Streets of Tokyo by Tao Tajima | Colossal

<p>Night Stroll is a lovely animated short by Tao Tajima. Various light figures are seen interacting with locations around Tokyo, I can’t begin to …

Nokia Introduces The 41-Megapixel Lumia 1020, Due For U.S. Soil

An embarrassment of pixels.<p>At an announcement today, Nokia announced its newest, fanciest, yellowest smartphone to date: the Lumia 1020. Nokia makes great hardware, some of the best the Windows Phone platform has to offer, so we pay attention whenever they've got new toys to show us. And we pay <i>more</i> …

How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're re-running one of our summertime favorites because cold brew really is the easiest coffee method out there—as simple as one, two, steep.</i><p>Cold-brewed …

24 Next-Level Burgers You Need To Know About

Sometimes, even the most delicious sesame seed bun starts to feel like a prison. These burgers are BUSTING OUT.

Jacque Fresco - Comparative Values - July 12, 1974

The Future Of Flight: 3-D Printed Planes

NASA, Boeing, and others are using 3-D printed parts in their aircraft. Next up? A printable private jet.<p>Last fall, GE Aviation quietly purchased two small 3-D–printing companies, Morris Technology and Rapid Quality Manufacturing, and in doing so made a loud statement: 3-D printing will shape the …

Resource Based Economy

Global problems faced by mankind today are impacting individuals and nations rapidly. Climate change, famine, war, epidemics of deadly diseases and …

Myths and misconceptions about evolution - Alex Gendler

The Pirate Bay founder is raising money for spy-proof messaging app

Private messages really <i>aren’t</i> so private, and Peter Sunde, co-founder and former spokesperson for BitTorrent search engine The Pirate Bay, isn’t …

64 arrested at 'Moral Monday' abortion access protest in North Carolina

RALEIGH, North Carolina -- North Carolina's "Moral Monday" protesters, now in their tenth week, objected to a bill that could limit abortion access -- the latest move to counter a conservative shift by the state's first Republican-led government in more than a century.<p>The rally at the state capitol …