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As Ferguson Struggles, Georgia Teens Create App To Rate Police

As the nation watches Ferguson, Missouri work out its troubled police-community relations, a group of teens from Georgia have created an Android app to help communities rate their police departments on a scale of A to F.<p>The app is called Five-0 (inspired by the TV show) and it’s the brain child of …

The Beauty of Disassembled Appliances

<i>This article was originally published in Make: Volume 22.</i><p>This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>There’s a lot of beauty in a well-designed object and the parts that make it up. And the most solid designs are often found in items that you don’t spend time thinking about, because you don’t have to. They …

My mom turned some of my ticket stubs into pillows for my new apartment.

The Pillows<p>I'm moving into a new apartment and love going to the movies, and my craft-y mom saw an idea on Pinterest and thought it would be cool. So …

A Klingon is currently commander of the International Space Station

Astronaut Steve Swanson, who is currently serving as commander of the ISS, designed original artwork for the Expedition 40 crew patch which pays …

How to transfer art to wood | Wood wedding DIY

Mar <i>3</i><p>How-to transfer art to wood by Tuktu Paper Co<p>Categories DIY Projects<p>The question is, where were Studio 1079 Photography, Tuktu Paper Co., and …

The ultimate kids’ playroom DIY guide

It’s no secret that all kids treasure and value a space of their own to play and hang out in besides their bedroom. A separate playroom is key for a …

Customized iPad LCD Screen Clips onto Macbook as a Slick Second Screen

Last year, [Ben] found a good deal on iPad 3 LCD screens. He couldn’t resist buying a couple to play around with. It didn’t take him long to figure …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

Sport picture of the day: football – made in China?

First published on Thu 5 Jun 2014 09.01 EDT

How Joe McNally, Jeremy Cowart and Ami Vitale are Making the Next 6 Months Count

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2014, right? But the good news is there’s still over 200 days left to bring in business, make more …

Surprisingly Captivating GoPro Vid Reveals What Goes On Inside Your Dishwasher

Three million, four hundred and sixty four thousand, eighty four. That’s how many times what might be considered the most mundane GoPro video ever …

Photographer Takes Epic Selfie with Christ the Redeemer Statue, GoPros His Climb to the Top

If you’re going to take a selfie — and we won’t judge you if you do… even though others certainly will — you should probably follow photographer Lee …

Pictures of the Week 6.5.14

Powerful Portraits of Incredible People Who are Facing Death with Acceptance & Peace

<i>Right Before I Die</i> is a tearjerker. It’s a heartbreaking photo series by Andrew George that strikes at the very core of most people’s deepest fear, …

Urban Photographer of the Year award - in pictures

This year's search to find the world’s best city photographs is underway. The 2014 edition has the theme “cities at work”, and is open to both professional and amateur photographers. So get shooting – first prize is a luxury photographic safari courtesy of competition organisers CBRE. As a taster, …

Video: DigitalRev Shows You that DSLRs Under $100 Can Still Get the Job Done

Photography can be an expensive hobby to get into. With most DSLRs nowadays coming in at around $400 for even the lowest of consumer level cameras. …

Six GoPros and a Roller Coaster Make for a Nauseating 360º ‘Little Planet’ Ride

If you enjoy your adrenaline mixed with a little bit of nausea, the above video is probably right up your alley.<p>Created by photographer Ignacio …

Lost Camera with Wedding & Honeymoon Photos Washes Ashore in California

While taking her usual walk along the water on Cardiff State Beach, California resident Marian Rogers came across a waterproof camera, still intact, …

Then & Now Photos Pay Tribute to The 70th Anniversary of The Liberation of Paris

August 19th, 1944 was the beginning of The Liberation of Paris, the six-day battle between the Parisian-led French Resistance and German forces. …

Weekend readers' best photographs: shoots

From shooting with a camera to firing a cannon: your best pictures on this week's theme, shoots.<br>The next topic is vibrant (to appear 21 June). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@theguardian.com by noon on Wednesday …

Clever Design For Drug Delivery: Sperm-Shaped “Brobots”

Welcome MagnetoSperm, microscopic robots controlled by magnetic fields and inspired by the workaday sperm cell.<p>As for android babies, well, this new class of microrobots called MagnetoSperm <i>probably</i> won’t be used to impregnate you. (You never know what the future holds.) But these tiny sperm-shaped …

Magnetism

10 Modern Kitchen Design Updates For a Kitchen That Wows

I’ll be honest. I strongly dislike cooking. And chopping. And slicing and dicing, frying, broiling and sautéing. But I can tell you from experience, …

Kitchens

Daily Inspiration #1780

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 …

Meet The Free App That Wants To Keep You Safe From Kidnapping

If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, your first instinct may not be to reach for your smartphone for help. But a Brooklyn developer has built a new emergency app, ‘I’m Getting Kidnapped,’ that could help make you feel a bit safer, just in time for the World Cup.<p>The title’s a bit blunt–if …

These Drawings Show Us Children's Attitudes to Technology

How can we deal with the growing problem of waste and pollution? That’s the question that research firm Latitude asked 270 children aged 8 to 13. The results may not give environmentalists much to work on but they certainly tell us a lot about how kids think about technology and the world around …

How do submarines get online?

<i>This article was taken from the June 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

The Fire Hydrant Gets a Makeover + This Is Why You Should Care

Fire hydrants aren’t something we usually think of until we get a ticket for parking next to one. But retired NYC firefighter George Sigelakis has spent a lot of time thinking about them. He’s been working on revolutionizing the century-old design for about 20 years at his company Sigelock Systems. …