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These Satellite Maps of Cities Are Made From Thousands of Lego Bricks

As children, the first cities we build are often rendered in Lego. Artist Ben Hecht uses the material in a slightly different way—to recreate cities …

Dachshund Racing in Australia: Pictures

Australia

The mysterious origins of punctuation

Commas, semicolons and question marks are so commonplace it seems as if they were always there – but that’s not the case. Keith Houston explains their history.<p>As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, …

Linguistics

Aerial Photographs Reveal The Gorgeous Geometry Of L.A. And NYC

Seeking order from above chaotic cities.<p>When he was a teenager, photographer Jeffrey Milstein swept out hangars at the Santa Monica airport in exchange for the chance to fly a Cessna 150 around Los Angeles. Today, he rents helicopters to capture aerial shots of the urban landscape. His meticulously …

Tiny Road Sign Remind City-Goers That They Share This Space with Animals

Creative agency CLINIC 212 is encouraging Lithuania's city-goers to be more conscious of their surroundings. Since humans aren't the only living beings who inhabit densely populated areas, the team decided to create <i>Tiny Road Sign</i>. For this important project, they designed miniature road signs …

Flowchart: How To Choose A Typeface

Once you really understand them, typefaces can be powerful. A properly chosen font can either give your words authority, or totally undermine them. Even a typeface as openly reviled as Comic Sans, which is ludicrous in the context of an email from your boss or as the typeface on a business card, …

More Challenging than Product Photography: Produce Photography

Brittany Wright's gradation-based shots let you taste the rainbow<p>Brittany Wright photographs everything from products and spaces to weddings and …

Father and His 8-Year-Old Son Recreate the United States in Amusing Food Puns

Chris Durso, creator of the site Foodiggity, and his eight-year-old son make food fun with their amusing project titled <i>Foodnited States of America</i>. They started the endeavor back in 2014 with the idea to recreate the states out of specific foods that double as puns. The shape of New Jersey is cut …

United States

3-Year-Old Taekwondo Devotee Recites Student Creed, Slays Us With Cuteness

She might not have been able to pronounce all the words, but that didn’t stop this little taekwondo devotee from reciting an entire student creed with energy and enthusiasm as she pledged her dedication to the martial art.<p>Leeds Taekwondo & Premier Martial Arts Centre captured a video of their …

Frere-Jones Type

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Can You Guess The Film From These Colorful Circles?

In this series of posters, graphic designer Nick Barclay illustrates 14 famous films as circles of color. <i>Dracula</i>‘s poster features two red fang marks; <i>Harry Potter</i>‘s depicts the outlines of his famous broken spectacles; <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> is a giant gold ring to rule them all; <i>Trainspotting</i> is a …

Fjaðrárgljúfur, The Most Beautiful Canyon in the World

Have you eve seen a canyon so beautiful? Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland that's known for its breathtaking beauty. It's up to 330 feet deep and about one-and-a-quarter kilometers long, with a river called Fjar flowing through it. Created by a progressive erosion of flowing water …

Meet the Ryno You wanted to see a Micro-cycle in action? Here it is. Watch as inventor Chris Hoffmann tests out the first few prototypes of the RYNO, and even takes it out into the streets and sidewalks for field testing. And remember – this video is just a taste of the RYNO experience. To […]

You wanted to see a Micro-cycle in action? Here it is. Watch as inventor Chris Hoffmann tests out the first few prototypes of the RYNO, and even …

Prototypes

A Phenomenal Projection-Mapping Music Video Shot in a Single Take for Irma’s ‘Save Me’ | Colossal

<p>With a neverending procession of distressing events in the news lately, you might be in need for a substantial dose of something absurdly happy. If …

The Top 10 Viral Videos on Architecture

Is YouTube a valuable source of education and inspiration when it comes to architecture, or just an ocean of mindless tomfoolery for the procrastination generation? The answer it seems, is almost certainly both: here are some fine examples from either end of the spectrum, along with a few in …

Sweet Animated Treat: "Shape" Explores What Design Does

"Shape" is a fun animated exploration of what design can mean and how it shapes our experiences. It's the heart of a project by PIVOT Dublin that has …