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Alex Trochut recreates the Adobe logo without Photoshop - The Fox Is Black

Alex Trochut, font designer and amazing illustrator, was recently hired by Adobe to rethink their logo in the way that he does these sort of things. …

Wallpaper of the Week by Justin Maller

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by our friend Justin Maller. The image is part of his new project call Facet, a daily image …

Snapchat introduces ‘Snap-tchas’ to check you’re real - and hopefully avoid your account getting hacked again... http://www.t3.com/news/snapchat-introduce-snap-tchas-to-check-you-re-a-real-person

One Family's Aging Process Documented Across Two Decades

In 1991, photographer Zed Nelson asked his friend and his friend's pregnant wife if he could document the family in a portrait. The couple agreed and, since then, Nelson has continued to photograph the trio on the same day each year, in front of the same backdrop and with the same lighting in this …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

An Octopus Painted in Layers of Resin by Keng Lye | Colossal

<p>Artist Keng Lye whose work we explored earlier this year recently completed a new painting that blends sculpture and layers of acrylic paint to …

Pictures of the Week 12.20.13

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

Recipes

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Five carols ripe for revival

Each Christmas, we sing the same old favourites, but these represent a small fraction of the carols that have been written, many of which display an astonishing poetic imagination. Here are five forgotten ones that deserve to be sung.<p>Christmas carols are a neglected treasure. We sing only a …

Theology

Ivan Hewett’s Classic 50 No 50: Handel – Tu del ciel ministro eletto

The last in Ivan Hewett’s 50-part series on short works by the world’s greatest composers<p><b>To play the tracks embedded in this article you will need to register with Spotify at spotify.com</b><p>How to end a series of 50 short masterpieces of classical music? With something “heavenly”, of course. Music came …

Flute

2014: The Clash Almanac

In 1964, Isaac Asimov predicted quite a few things pretty accurately for 2014. Wireless technology, 3D TV, microwave meals and coffee machines were …

Brothers Grimm Homeland – Photography by Kilian Schönberger

Fairytale Landscape Photography.<p>The selected images are part of a landscape photo series called ‘Brothers Grimm Homeland’ by German photographer …

Meet the big, bad robots competing in this weekend’s DARPA Robotics Challenge trial

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: NASA JPL<p>Starting later today, some of the most capable humanoid robots in the world will congregate in Miami, where 17 …

Google could face heavy fines after EU rejects latest antitrust settlement offer

More than three years after it opened its investigation into Google's search practices, the European Commission has warned the company that time to settle the case has all but run out. According to <i>Reuters</i>, Commission antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia said today that Google's latest proposals are "not …

Blackberry and Foxconn agree a five-year deal

<b>Struggling smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed a five-year deal with Foxconn, the big Taiwan-based maker of electronic products and components.</b><p>The two companies will initially work on the development of a new smartphone.<p>Blackberry also announced on Friday a third-quarter loss of $4.4bn (£2.7bn), …

2013 was the year of freemium games, but 2014 may not be

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: King<p>It’s amazing how mobile app stores can change in a single year, especially when a major trend like freemium …

Pirates abduct Greek, Ukrainian from ship off Nigeria | Reuters

ATHENS/ABUJA (Reuters) - Pirates have attacked an oil products tanker off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped its Ukrainian captain and a Greek engineer, Greek coast guard officials said on Tuesday.<p>The 6,500 tonne Marshall Islands-flagged MT ALTHEA with 18 crew on board was attacked by a group of 10 …

ZOOX Level 4 Mobility Company Features Bi-Directionality Driving System

Eventually autonomous technology is going to replace our conventional car. Driverless car might be said a new technology to us, but you can read in …

Nezavisimost – Brand Identity by Sergey Melnikov

Insurance Company Identity.<p>Sergey Melnikov, a Kiev, Ukraine based graphic designer was entrusted with the task to create a new brand identity for …

Daily Inspiration #1632

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 …

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An exciting animated GIF that illustrates the history of Dr. Who - The Fox Is Black

I’m not a huge fan of Dr. Who (honestly I’ve never seen the show before) but I saw this animated GIF and thought it was worth a post. Javi de Castro …

M A H O – Fashion Brand Identity by Krzysztof Zdunkiewicz

Fashion Brand Identity.<p>Zdunkiewicz is a Warsaw, Poland based one-man branding and design studio operated by Krzysztof Zdunkiewicz. The graphic …

Graphic Design

Indian parliament approves landmark anti-graft bill as elections near | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - - India’s parliament voted on Tuesday for the appointment of a powerful anti-graft ombudsman to investigate wrongdoing in government, ending years of dithering, as public anger has mounted over a string of corruption scandals.<p>People stand in front of the Indian parliament …

Malcolm McDowell on Peter O'Toole: Caligula, catacombs and chicken gizzards

The first time I met Peter O'Toole was in 1965. As a junior member of the the Royal Shakespeare, I was invited to a bring-a-bottle party in Hampstead. We were all having a wonderful time when, suddenly, there was a sort of hush that came over the room, everyone looked around and there was this …

PointGrab will let you control devices and appliances by pointing at them

The future of motion and gesture control is quickly approaching, and a few companies are already working hard to make this kind of a tech not just a reality, but also practical for general consumers. One such company, Tel Aviv-based PointGrab, has maintained radio silence for nearly three and a …

Gold plated Xbox One on sale at Harrods for almost £6,000

For the game player who has everything, a gold plated Xbox One is now available to buy in Harrods.<p>The normal version is practically sold out but a gold-plated X box One is now available to buy in Harrods at a cost of almost £6,000.<p>The 24 carat gold version is priced at £5,999 and there is just one …

Here’s what Google has added to its robotics program by acquiring Boston Dynamics

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Boston Dynamics<p>The Boston Dynamics video from October 2013 begins with a wide pan across a mountainside in Southern …