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10 Transforming Furniture Designs Perfect for Tiny Apartments

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Furniture

Apocalypse NAO: Are Robots Threatening Your Immortal Soul?

Last week, a Christian college in Matthews, North Carolina unveiled something unprecedented: a humanoid robot whose sole mission is to explore the ethical and theological ramifications of robotics.<p>Expectations, however, should be managed. The bot in question isn’t a clattering machine assembled in …

Daniel Kahneman changed the way we think about thinking. But what do other thinkers think of him?

Thinking, Fast and Slow was a global bestseller, and had a profound impact on psychology and economics, as these tributes from other leading figures show<p>'He revolutionised large parts of psychology'<p><b>Steven Pinker</b> <b>is a psychology professor at Harvard University. He is frequently named one of the</b> …

The Web Platform: Building a Solid Stack of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

JavaScript, HTML, and CSS provide strong foundations for websites, applications, and content. This unique combination gives developers the power to …

JavaScript

Moss FM: World's First Plant-Powered Radio Uses "Biological Solar Panels"

Moss FM is the world’s first plant-powered radio! The neatly arranged pots of moss form a Photo Microbial Fuel Cell that captures electrons generated …

The Heroes and Villians of The Legend of Zelda, In Samurai Form

Man. I can't be the only one that would play a <i>Zelda</i> game in this style, right?<p>It's it's sumi-e, to be specific—it's a type of Japanese brush …

Tomb Raider

Designer Constructs Micro 96-Square-Foot Cabin to Forego Building Permits

Hoping to have a personal space to escape to for much needed relaxation, Finnish designer Robin Falck set out to build his own little getaway. Rather than being held up by government red-tape, he decided to avoid the need for a building permit by constructing a live-in structure that's under 96 …

Living Rooms

The future of transportation — as seen by a sci-fi author

<i>William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp, A.I. Apocalypse, and The Last Firewall, I encourage you to go get them now on your Kindle and get after it. You’ll thank me later. In the mean time, following</i> …

The First Totally Open Source Laptop Is Almost Real

Is your laptop secure? In the age of widespread snooping from the NSA and so many others, do you really know that your machine is safe? Is every part …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

Four Light Packable Down Jackets

Big, bulky down jackets are reassuringly hefty in the harshest winter weather. But they all have one critical design flaw: It's less less likely that you would bring such a jacket along on a camping or climbing expedition if it doesn't fit in your backpack—and the warmest jacket in the world can’t …

Backpacking

Carl Jurisch's 1957 Motoplan Concept: Personal Transportation Via Self-Propelled Sidecar

Many American cities have this problem, but it's most obvious in sprawling Los Angeles: When you're trapped in bumper-to-bumper on the 405, you look …

Los Angeles

[Updated] Gaming PC Form Factors Continue To Shrink With Velocity Micro's SmallBlock

<i>UPDATE: I’ve received a detailed email from Velocity Micro CEO Randall Copeland explaining the differences between SmallBlock and the Lian-Li Q27, of which there are many. “First and foremost,” Copeland says, “the Q27 is sold as a bare chassis, and is not designed to be populated with the weight of</i> …

The artists who own the moon

With China sending the Jade Rabbit rover and Google egging on private companies to make their own landings, the race for lunar ownership is hotting up. But has a group of artists got there first?<p>With as much land as Africa, the moon is a new frontier. Lured by its natural resources, China sent the …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

The Best of Art of Manliness 2013 | The Art of Manliness

Merry Christmas! The crew at the Art of Manliness will be taking the coming week off to spend time with family and reboot before the new year. So we …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …