Elon Musk, as you probably know by now, backed out of his $44 billion bid to buy Twitter in July, to the delight of corporate litigants everywhere. Days after Musk’s announced withdrawal, the social media company filed a lawsuit against Musk to force him to complete the acquisition. And now this week, Musk filed a…

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We need to build more chargers! But we also need solutions to squeeze chargers where they might not fit as easily. [Image: EV Safe Charge] Ziggy is a robot designed to do just that. In development by EV startup Safe Charge since 2019 (and not scheduled to ship until 2024), the Ziggy is essentially a…

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It’s not just your imagination. Spanish and Japanese speakers speak fast, each squeezing a full eight syllables per second of speech, on average. Meanwhile, English in the US is on average close to six, while Hungarian falls close to five. But as it turns out, this degree of speaking is largely unimportant. Because basically, no…

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Many know Herman Miller for his sleek mid-century collaborations, like the Eames shell chair. Others know it for modern performance chairs like the Aeron, packed with materials and adjustments to support your body for hours on a computer. [Photo: Herman Miller] Now, the historic American furniture brand is trying to combine the best of both…

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Which is to say, it’s almost surprising that Newson has never created a work chair, so far. His Newson assignment chair for Knoll will arrive later this summer for an undisclosed award. The design is a continuation of the Newson aluminum chair, which he released in 2018 with Knoll. The design of his console frame…

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Conceiving a baby can be extremely stressful and during in vitro fertilization – an extremely exhausting process that fails more often than not – this stress can be complicated. A commonly cited survey found that 42% of people undergoing IVF treatments report having suicidal ideation, and numerous formalized studies have found that about 10% are…

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