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Vintage Outdoor Logo Creation Kit

Create stylish camping and outdoor logos with this great set of vintage vector objects.Sergey Akimov is a graphic designer and illustrator who loves …

Graphic Design

'Lend Me Your Ears!': Nine History Podcasts To Start Listening To Today

Friends, Romans, Bored Americans: lend me your ears. Whether you are in the car, breaking a sweat at the gym, or just walking to lunch–chances are that you are listening to a podcast on your way. Although the field of history has been relatively slow to catch up to the podcast craze, here is just a …

Mississippi River

Animal photos of the year 2016

Downing Street

Impossible Geometry – Surreal Graphic Design Elements

Impossible Geometry, an amazing set of surreal graphic design elements for Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.Published by the skilled team of Pixel …

Graphic Design

National Geographic Infographics, A Pictorial History of the Magazine’s Pioneering Illustrations

International publisher Taschen has announced the release of <i>National Geographic Infographics</i>, a stunning pictorial history of the magazines’s …

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Impressionist Painter Captures Poetic Scenes of Rain-Swept Streets

Fine artist Mike Barr has one goal in mind when painting a new piece: to share “joy of place.” Specifically, Barr has his focus on Adelaide—his home and South Australia’s cosmopolitan capital city. With its coastal climate and eclectic landscape, Adelaide has proven to be a painter’s paradise for …

This ancient Ayurvedic technique will give you a 1000 watt smile

I first tried oil pulling when someone commented that cigarettes (terrible I know) had bestowed a greyish pallor to my teeth. Two years down, I’m …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

US Power Will Decline Under Trump, Says Futurist Who Predicted Soviet Collapse

We talked to Nobel Prize-nominated Johan Galtung, who predicted that someone like Trump would win the US, and that it will trigger a decline in power.<p>Johan Galtung, a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union, warned that US global power will collapse …

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven decades.<p>So dust …

Earth - There is 'alien DNA' everywhere, thanks to gene thieves

What is the world's most resilient and hardy lifeform? The cockroach has a reputation for toughness – many people seem convinced it could even survive a nuclear apocalypse. The tardigrades, or water bears, are probably even hardier. We know for sure that they can survive being blasted into the …

Biology

Best Cerebral Sci-Fi Movies that Will Blow Your Mind

The best cerebral sci-fi movies are so intellectually challenging because, while the reality they portray isn't yet possible, it certainly isn't …

This Graphic Designer’s Personal Challenge Casts Your Favorite Films In A New Light

In the rich tradition of re-imagining posters for iconic films, graphic designer Peter Majarich has challenged himself to create a new movie poster every day of this year. Majarich’s versions are an exercise in encapsulating a film’s core themes through a variety of visual languages, ranging from …

Posters

Taylor Mazer – Small Drawings

Small but detailed drawings from summer 2016 by American illustrator and artist Taylor Mazer.If you want to take a closer look at Taylor Mazer’s …

Drawing

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

Houseplants

How to Write A Science Fiction Short Story

How to Write A Science Fiction Short Story<p>Updated on August 5, 2016<p>Do you love science fiction and want to know how to write your own stories? …

The Art Of Hand Lettering

I’ve selected some of the hand lettering artists whose work continues to speak strongly and boldly of this beautiful way of creating art. Art that …

WiFi Analyzer App That Every Android Users Must Have

Earlier we used to connect to the internet via Ethernet cable, but no longer now. Technology has changed the way we used to connect to the internet, …

Wi-Fi

The 6 Tools Every Graphic Designer Should Have

Photoshop has its perks. But let's face it, it's massive, complicated and often intimidating for the casual graphic designer. Even with all the DIY guides and manuals available online, mastering Photoshop can be a tricky business, especially if you don't do a formal course. But why let all that …

Why can’t anything travel faster than light? | Cosmos

<b>We all know the number</b> one traffic rule of the universe – nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. And that happens to be 299,792.458 …

Is everything in the Universe the same age?

Or can moving at relativistic speeds through a general relativistic Universe change everything?<p><i>“Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once</i> …

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

But you might not know that Google itself keeps a few settings tucked away in a hidden menu called the System UI Tuner.<p>It's not available on <i>every</i> device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features might be coming to future Android …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that’s far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

10 Best Methods to Hack/Crack WiFi Password in PC and Mobile

10 Ways to Hack WiFi Password in PC and Mobile<p>Here we collect 10 Best working methods for hacking/cracking a wifi password in android mobile, Windows …

The Year's Best Astronomy Photos Will Take You to Another Dimension

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich has announced its shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. From nebulas and …

Charles Darwin had a fascinating outlook on daily exercise

<i>This excerpt made the following observation about why the famous scientist Charles Darwin got so much satisfaction from exercise:</i><p><i>"Darwin's walks were also an exercise in reflection — a kind of moving meditation. This enriched his scientific work, and gratified his constant curiosity."</i><p>Charles …