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Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

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. …

8 habits of awesome UX designers

One of the fables that floats around UX teams is that of the US space program and its quest for a pen that could be used in anti-gravity.<p>They reportedly spent million dollars developing a high-tech writing utensil with ink that remained solid until the flow of writing and a pressurized chamber that …

UX Design

It took only 14 trading minutes to break China’s stock market today

Trading on China’s stock markets was suspended for the day this morning (Jan. 7) for the second time this week, after the CSI 300, a collection of blue-chip companies, plummeted by over 7%.<p>It took just 14 trading minutes—29 actual minutes, adding in a 15-minute temporary suspension—to hit the …

Stock Markets

There's a disorder that makes it impossible to feel pleasure, and scientists are just beginning to understand how it works

In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, scientists stimulated the brains of rats to induce feelings of anhedonia, helping to explain how the phenomenon arises in the brain.<p>Hopefully, this understanding could one day lead to better treatments for depression and other related mood …

Neuroscience

55 Bulgarian Artists Create an Illustrated Deck of Cards

With an ongoing Kickstarter campaign, the illustrators behind Infinite Collision hope to play their cards right.<p>What do a villainous monkey, two pink flamingos, a 16th century princess sheep, and female nudes have in common? They are all depicted in Infinite Collision, the first-ever set of …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>. Russian airstrikes in Syria have escalated to new levels in recent days.</b> "We've never been bombed like this," Issa Khaled, a resident of the Aleppo suburb of Ghouta, told The Guardian after Sunday's attack on a busy marketplace that killed at least 70 civilians.<p><b>2. A growing number of investors</b> …

Microsoft explains where the Xbox falls into CEO Satya Nadella's master plan

At the time, it didn't seem to mean much.<p>But in the last year and a half, Microsoft has undergone a radical shift, slowly but surely transitioning into a company that doesn't care what device you use, so long as you're using a Microsoft app on it. It's pretty cool.<p>Now, with a big update to the Xbox …

How 'The Martian' Became A Science Love Story

If you watch the film <i>The Martian,</i> you'll see Hollywood explosions and special effects galore, but you'll also see some serious science.<p>Actor Matt Damon, who plays stranded astronaut Mark Watney, must calculate his way through food shortages, Martian road trips and other misadventures as he fights …