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Pentagon Fears It’s Not Ready for a War With Putin

The U.S. military has run the numbers on a sustained fight with Moscow, and they do not look good for the American side.<p>A series of classified …

9 countries that ceased to exist in the 20th century

Whether they lost wars, were adopted by other countries, or simply got forgotten, here are nine countries that ceased to exist in the 20th century.​<p><b>Neutral Moresnet, 1816 to 1920</b><p>After Napoleon's fall in 1815, Europe had to rethink its borders.<p>This small piece of land, less than 1.5 square milesthat …

Sri Lanka

5 myths about the atomic bomb

The notion that the atomic bombs caused the Japanese surrender on Aug. 15, 1945, has been, for many Americans and virtually all U.S. history textbooks, the default understanding of how and why the war ended.<p>But minutes of the meetings of the Japanese government reveal a more complex story.<p>The …

Demonstration

Amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago

Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class suites, the biggest and grandest thing in luxury air travel was the German Zeppelin Airship.<p>Of all the massive Zeppelin's constructed, the most famous was the Hindenburg, which crashed in New Jersey in 1937. The Hindenburg was designed to ferry …

Dining Rooms

Check out 'Trump Force One' — Donald Trump's personal Boeing airliner

As Donald Trump's campaign for the White House kicks into high gear, the bombastic billionaire will be jetting across America on his private Boeing 757-200 airliner. Unlike most presidential candidates, The Donald actually owns his campaign plane.<p>"Trump Force One" — as some have dubbed the jet— …

The U.S. Government Operates a Secretive Airline Out of a Commercial Airport — In Plain Sight

The fleet may fly to some of the most secretive sites on Earth, but it’s operated in plain sight at a commercial airport in the U.S.<p>Dubbed Janet Airlines (the prefix pilots use to identify over air traffic radio), the fleet of aircrafts is owned by the U.S. Air Force and flies out of a private …

China's new Silk Road is a disaster waiting to happen

To help combat this emerging economic stagnation, China is turning to external investments and trade. China's goal is to avoid a fate similar to Japan, which saw stagnation in the 1980s from which it never fully recovered.<p>At the center of China's strategic plan is the "Silk Road," a collection of …

What Is Zero UI? (And Why Is It Crucial To The Future Of Design?)

What does UI design look like after screens go away? Fjord’s Andy Goodman explains.<p>For better or worse, a large amount of design work these days is visual. That makes sense, since the most essential products we interact with have screens. But as the internet of things surrounds us with devices that …

This Is What It's Like to Be a Rich Man in Greece Who Can Not Legally Pay His Debt

The Greek government shut all banks in the country on June 29 after the European Central Bank capped emergency funding to the lenders.<p>Cash …

How to design for human behaviour: 5 pro tips

Our two-volume series Interaction Design Best Practices delves into the details of the art of interaction design: how different interaction elements …

UI Design

We debunked 6 of the craziest myths about the US military

While the military keeps trying to debunk Jade Helm 15 rumors, there are plenty of other military myths that have gotten ridiculous.<p>WATM has covered Army and Marine Corps-specific myths before. Here are 6 more urban legends from around the Department of Defense.<p>The Army has 5,117 aircraft — which …

Military

Indian military operation along Burma border opens new rift with Pakistan

Renewed animosity between nuclear rivals who have fought two major wars over the border territory of Kashmir risks undermining attempts at co-operation<p>An Indian military operation along its eastern border with Burma has Pakistani leaders rattled, resulting in threats of swift retaliation should …

Burma

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

UI Design

What Designing an Indian City from Scratch Can Teach Us About Urban Planning Everywhere

It's ironic that the green, sustainable future of urban India is currently under construction and clustered around a Formula 1 racetrack. But then again, there's nothing standard about <b>Jaypee Greens Sports City</b>, 5,000 acres of flat, mostly featureless rice paddies and shepherd's fields 31 miles …

American Cities

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Mind

60 awesome free tools to create a visual marketing campaign on a budget – Learn

<i>Creating a visual marketing campaign is not just about telling the story of your brand or product, but finding the right tools to do it.</i><p>The …

Web design color theory: how to create the right emotions with color in web design

The most stimulating color, red is so energizing it has been used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the color that will attract the most attention, which is why it is commonly used for warnings and important notices.<p>Red is very appropriate for the <b>No Way NSA</b> …

UI Design

Prototyping Tools and Process

<b>An in-depth look into the tools and process design teams use.</b><p>We hosted our latest Greylock Design Community event at Medium where leading designers …

10 tips on prototyping UIs with Sketch

Since it was purpose-built for web and mobile design, it’s no surprise that Sketch is one of the fastest and most versatile tools for designing …

Measuring the Value of Airline and Hotel Loyalty Points in 2015

Earlier this year, The New York Times published an article lamenting the decline of the mileage run, those short trips taken at year’s end in order …

Sabre CEO Tells IATA to Leave the Innovation to Us

Sabre CEO Tom Klein says innovation won’t come from IATA when implementing the airline organization’s effort to enable carriers to offer their …

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that effortlessly inspire awe and put you in the shoes of a time traveler. To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting …

Hawaiian Weapons in Battle for Market Share; Seaweed and Ukulele Charm

When I peeled back the foil on my in flight meal somewhere over the Pacific between Tokyo and Honolulu, I was not thrilled to discover a thin sheet of seaweed, a rectangular wad of rice and a chunky slice of spam. "This can't be a traditional Hawaiian dish," I harrumphed. "Where are the Waikiki …

Radius V2 Minimal iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 Cases

No doubt, the protective case can show off the gorgeous design of your iPhone 6 without reservation. If you like this kind of minimal design, let’s …

What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

The Most Dangerous Islands In The World

Sweet summer has passed, and now, fall is leaving us as well. The temperature drops, and the snowy storms are getting ready to freeze our toes and our hearts as we long for the summer heat.<p>Thankfully, holiday season is just the time to get out and explore, go to a relaxing and rejuvenating island …

A Taiwanese Home Where the Kitchen Takes the Stage

Located in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan, The Family Playground is a new project completed by House Design studio. The firm renovated the interior of this …

Daily Inspiration #1908

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 …

Hanger Chair

This clever chair is easy to store, and when folded, it can be used as a coat hanger. Design by <b>Philippe Malouin</b> for <b>Umbra Shift</b>.<p><b>Hanger Chair</b>, …

Zen retreat: a beginner's guide to Korean temple stays

3am. Stars hover over a misty mountain temple. A gong sounds, rousing you from sleep on a thin floormat.<p>Your feet crunch in the dark, making their way up to the <i>daeungjeon</i>, the main hall. Shoes come off at the door, and, sock-footed, you choose a pillow, clasping your hands together and kneeling, …