Will Gurley

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The Ultimate Collection of Free Physics Videos

You don’t need to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars or sit through hours of classes in order to understand the fundamental nature of the universe. …

The Year That Tech Needed The Art Industry

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Kim Gordon is co-founder and CEO at Depict.com and an advocate of the digital arts economy.</i><p>Wandering the halls at CES this year, you would have been forgiven for thinking it was still 2014. Bluetooth speakers crowded the shelves, wearables were everywhere, and wherever you looked …

An Algae Farm Designed To Suck Up Highway Pollution

Car exhaust turns out to be the perfect fuel for making algae grow.<p>A highway overpass might seem like an unlikely place for a garden, but if you’re growing algae, it’s ideal: All algae need to thrive are sunlight and CO2. The pollution from cars driving below is actually an asset.<p>In a prototype …

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Turn Boring Vegetables into Spaceships and Racecars with Le FabShop’s 3D-Printable ‘Open Toys’ | Colossal

<p>If you’re interested in advanced techniques for playing with your food, the team at le FabShop just released a series of 14 components you can …

United Airlines Spending $120 Million on Upgrading New Jersey Airport Terminal with iPads

New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport is set to receive a $120 million upgrade to United Airline's main terminal with some of the funds going towards iPads, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. The airline is planning to offer Apple iPads to customers at certain locations around the terminal, namely …

The Absolute Best City Guide to Historic Newport, RI - Artisans List

Breakfast:<p><b>Franklin Spa</b><p>229 Spring Street, Newport, RI 401-847-3540<p><b>Website:</b> Franklin Spa<p>There are few great breakfast places in Newport, but the locals …

As many as half of all stars reside outside of galaxies, study finds

Even stars can get lost in space.<p>Scientists who shot a rocket up beyond Earth’s atmosphere for a matter of minutes have made a remarkable discovery about the diffuse background light that permeates the universe: As many as half of all stars may have been stripped from their home galaxies and flung …

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Brain-Training Toys for the Baby Crowd?

Long before goos and gah turn into recognizable words, baby brains are hard at work distinguishing the sounds of their home language, and creating connections that will support future language production. Now, new research appears to show that all the hard work could be accelerated with a little …

DIY Geometric Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft | Colossal

<p>Need to do Halloween on a budget this year? Designer Steve Wintercroft has a series of inexpensive geometric mask templates that you can download, …

12 Tips For Creating The Ultimate Homework Station

Creating a stylish and streamlined space for your kids.<p>Help kids concentrate on their homework by creating a stylish and streamlined space for all their studying needs.

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …

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Meredith Woolnough’s Embroideries Mimic Delicate Forms of Nature | Colossal

<p>Australian artist Meredith Woolnough creates elaborate embroideries that mimic delicate forms of nature like leaves and coral. “I have been …

National Geographic Travel

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Awesome Dad Builds Backyard Roller Coaster for His Two Kids

Someone give this man an award! Father of two, Will Pemble should be named “DIY Dad of the Year” for his 180-foot long, 10-foot high fully functioning roller coaster that he built in his San Francisco backyard for his kids. After returning back home from a family trip to Six Flags Great Adventure …

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Dealing with Wood Movement: Design and Understanding

<i>This is the sixth post of an ongoing series about wood. Understanding its nature, the way it moves and changes, and the implications for designers.</i> …