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Why Solar Energy Is the Key to Solving Global Poverty

Every morning, students in Kunthur, a village outside Bangalore, India, leave home carrying a battery among their books. At Swamy Vivekananda High …

Behind Locked Doors

Has it ever crossed your mind that someone can easily steal your electronic door passcode? Shit happens! More often than not, gullible people end up …

Artificial Sweeteners May Contribute to Metabolic Disorders

Evidence suggests sugar substitutes aggravate diabetes and obesity.<p>Artificial sweeteners are a roughly $1.5 billion industry worldwide, often marketed as helpful for managing obesity and diabetes.<p>But some new research suggests sugar substitutes could actually contribute to soaring rates of obesity …

Illustrations by Christopher Guzmán

Surreal Illustrations of Rio de Janeiro by Christopher Guzmán.<p>Christopher Guzmán is an illustrator originally from Mexico City who currently lives …

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'Get Up!' or lose hours of your life every day, scientist says

There's a saying going around that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. But Dr. James Levine, who is credited with it, is dead serious. In fact, he says, sitting could be worse …

A Lick Of The Tongue Changes This Ice Cream’s Color

By the time you're done, it's like a whole new ice cream.<p>At first, it’s a delightful shade of periwinkle blue. Then, it turns into a lilac purple before settling on a vibrant magenta.<p>No, these aren’t the stages of your old mood ring. Believe it or not, this is the colorful transformation of the new …

Marriage falls out of favour for young Europeans as austerity and apathy bite

Experts blame economic and cultural changes for decline in weddings<p>Marriage rates have fallen dramatically in most major European countries over the past decade, as austerity, generational crisis and apathy towards the institution deter record numbers of young people from tying the knot.<p>The number …

Your ‘bestie’ is probably your distant cousin

People tend to pick friends who resemble them genetically. In fact, according to a new study, close friends are the genetic equivalent of fourth …

Genetics

Awesome Food Photography by Agnieszka Piątkowska

Agnieszka Piątkowska is a photographer from Poland who decided to mix her love for food with photography and specialized in culinary photography also …

Photography

Accessories Made From Repurposed Upholstery Leather

Wet Clay is a relatively new brand creating laser-cut cuff bracelets for both men and women. Born out of a desire to create beautiful objects out of …

Furniture

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We know you’ve got one on your holiday list—that friend who will find just about any reason to have a get-together.<p>Give kids with a discerning palette what they really want this holiday—a distinctive gift that they’ll enjoy throughout the year.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty …

Pop-Up Linen: The Magical Wardrobe That Disappears When You Want It To

As we millenials increasingly flock to cities and learn to make the most of modest floor plans, we often find ourselves looking for space-saving …

Furniture

Architizer

Daily Inspiration #1802

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

TAKO Bookmark by Snežana Jeremić

Even though ebooks is much more practical, we still love the feel of having a physical book in our hand. TAKO facilitates multiple marks in a book up …

George R.R. Martin

Lifestyle Logos by filthymedia

Inspiring lifestyle logos created by filthymedia.<p>Filthymedia is a Brighton, United Kingdom based graphic design studio with great expertise in print …

Graphic Design

The world's first 3D-printed shoe collection – in pictures

Continuum Fashion's 3D-printed shoe line, called Myth, is a collection of high-heeled, high-tech wonders that bring new meaning to the term ready-to-wear. Their designer, Mary Huang, calls them ‘computational couture’, and says 3D-printing could greatly diminish fashion’s environmental footprint. …

Pentagram Rebrands Philadelphia’s Museum Of Art, Somehow Forgets The “Rocky” Stairs

The Paula Scher-designed identity shows off the museum’s vast collection, but ignores what it’s really famous for: those Rocky steps.<p>The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the country, with more than 227,000 objects in its collection ranging from Han Dynasty Chinese …

Stammtisch Round by Alfredo Häberli

Stammtisch Round is a minimalist design created by Zürich-based designer Alfredo Häberli for Quodes. Born in Buenos Aires, Häberli moved to …

Furniture

It is Zaha Hadid's duty to look at human rights issues

If Zaha Hadid thinks it's not her duty to look at human rights issues and the deaths of building workers (Wave of protest, 1 July), she has not read the architects' code of conduct very carefully. The Architects Registration Board's standard 5 requires architects to consider the wider impact of …

God Save The Bike – New Print by 100copies

God Save The Bike – Let’s celebrate London’s cycling culture with this print by 100copies.<p>Thomas Yang of 100copies was in London around April and …

Star Wars Characters Smushed Flat

Star Wars is to the Internet what the hamburger has become to haute chefs: an irresistible, low-brow platform that can be reworked into endless permutations. But haven’t we reached peak Star Wars? Is there any remake or mashup that hasn’t yet been done?<p>“I looked up online and apparently there isn’t …

Outbreak: Hand Cut Paper Microbes and Pathogens by Rogan Brown | Colossal

<p>Artist Rogan Brown (previously) just completed work on his latest paper artwork titled Outbreak, a piece he describes as an exploration “of the …

Patchnride : Portable Bicycle Flat Tire Repair Tool

It really sucks when you’re riding your bike and suddenly “pop” and you have a flat tire. That’s why we want you to know about Patchnride. We belive …

Typography Mania #243

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

Typography

Poster Inspiration: Simple LInes

With a long holiday and weekend ahead I decided to work on a few ideas for my personal site and some posters. To get started I looked for some …

Graphic Design