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In the first of a three-part series, German educational design studio Kurzgesagt (and here’s why you should trust what they say) explores the origins of consciousness and takes a closer look at how unaware things became aware.

Previously: Lonely?

Moving pieces in a race toward a goal along a path overlaid with your choice of social, moral and nationalistic ideals – the classic boardgame format – going strong since the 18th century.

Above (from top): Round the World With Nellie Bly (New York, 1890); Jeu de la Révolution Française (Paris, c.1792); El juego de la Oca (Barcelona, 19th century); Neueste Nordpol-Expedition (Vienna, c.1875); Stoombots Spel (Rotterdam, early19th century) and The Pyramid of History (London, c.1860).

MORE: Progress in Play: Board Games and the Meaning of History (the Public Domain Review)


A new animation from German educational design studio Kurzgesagt explains why. To wit:

Everybody feels lonely sometimes. But only few of us are aware how important this feeling was for our ancestors – and that our modern world can turn it into something that really hurts us. Why do we feel this way and what can we do about it?

Previously: Horrible, Horrible Mars

Behold: the Nissan 370Z Project Clubsport 23 Coupe – currently on show at SEMA 2018.

A new take on the ten year old 370Z with upgraded springs, suspension and manual transmission powered by the 3.0l 400bhp twin-turbo V6 from the Infiniti Q50 400 Red Sport.

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