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900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Paint & Cut: The Art of Emilio Perez

Emilio Perez breaks one of the most basic rules of painting chemistry. The age-old wisdom, whether painting a wall or a picture, is that you should …

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

Jesus

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop in jewel tones …

Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones

The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the contorted bone of an 18th-century man who lived for many years after he was shot through the leg, are among the …

Test Your Creativity With This Simple Word Exercise

When I say “banana,” what’s the first verb that comes to mind? New research explores creativity using a noun/verb exercise.<p>Here’s a simple, non-invasive way to test your creativity. Have a friend give you a list of 10 nouns and then write down an interesting verb that relates to each. Move through …

Creativity

Nomadic Chair: A Temporary Seat for One Person

Giving new meaning to luxury, Jorge Penadés, has designed the Nomadic Chair, which gives you the luxury of deciding where you want to sit down, while …

CH House in Garza Garcia, Mexico by GLR Arquitectos

Luxurious and Sophisticated Architecture Design in Mexico.<p>The team of GLR Arquitectos has designed the CH House located in Garza Garcia, Mexico. The …

Architecture

Daily Inspiration #1618

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 …

Sculptural Skull Armchair Fit for an Evil Genius

<i>Skull Armchair</i> is an ominously powerful looking piece of furniture by French designer Harold Sangouard, aka Harow, that seems fit for anyone interested in comfort as they plot sinister moves. Like something straight out of a movie or video game or perhaps a Bond villain's elaborate lair, the onyx …

Furniture

The death toll has risen to eight and a dozen have been admitted to hospitals after a helicopter crash at the Clutha pub in Glasgow. Latest here: http://fw.to/QkCJskJ Photo: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Zaha Hadid's vagina stadium, penis factories and Vincent van Coffee – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Turner and the Sea</b><br>Swirling and swelling, the great untamed ocean has never had a more acute portraitist than JMW Turner. Greenwich was home to veterans of Nelson's navy in the days when this Londoner was lashing himself to masts to create majestic perceptions of nautical …