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Blank VHS Cassette Packaging Design Trends: A Lost Art

In July 2016 the last known company making VHS (Video Home System) video cassette recorders ceased production. At its peak, Japan’s Funai Electric …

Packaging Design

What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given the Proper Attention of an Industrial Designer?

Bills so pretty you'd never spend them<p>Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I've never seen. But …

Industrial Designer

Boston Pizza in Bed

Design: john st.<br>Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work<br>Client: Boston Pizza<br>Packaging Content: Pizza<br>Packaging Material: Cardboard<br>Location: Canada<b><br>​The</b> …

Packaging Design

Math Bee: Honeybees Seem To Understand The Notion Of Zero

Honeybees understand that "nothing" can be "something" that has numerical meaning, showing that they have a primitive grasp of the concept of zero.<p>That's according to a newly published study in <i>Science</i>, which shows that bees possess a mathematical ability once thought to exist only in dolphins, …

Mathematics

Vivid Rainbow Roads Trace Illuminated Pathways Across Forests and Beaches | Colossal

<p>Daniel Mercadante has a slate of unique films under his belt, made in partnership with his wife Katina, as The Mercadantes, including <i>Ball</i> and …

Roads

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

How to Use a Phone Screen for Magical Portraits

Wedding photographers are always looking to take creative, novel portraits and a quick, simple trick is often sitting right in their pocket. By using …

Photography

A Great Trick for Getting Powerful Results From the Auto Mask Feature in Lightroom

One of my favorite features in Lightroom for local adjustments is the Auto Mask feature, which can save a ton of time when used in the right …

Tutorials

Fierce Feathered Portraits of Brooding Birds by Josie Morway | Colossal

<p>Artist Josie Morway creates fierce portraits of wildlife set in abstracted apocalyptic environments and interspersed with geometric linework, …

Art

1 Tip for Landscape Photography That Opens Up a Whole New World

I have only 1 tip that will hopefully inspire you and help you to improve your landscape photography: use a wide angle (preferably 16mm or wider, …

Landscape Photography

How to Use the HSL Panel in Lightroom

Have you continually skipped over the HSL panel in Adobe Lightroom? As your editing technique develops, the ability to control color in your image …

Adobe to acquire Magento for $1.68B

Adobe announced today that it was acquiring Magento for $1.68 billion. The purchase gives Adobe a missing e-commerce platform piece that works in B2B and B2C contexts and should fit nicely in the company’s Experience Cloud.<p>It should also help Adobe compete with Salesforce, which offers its own …

How to View All Events as a List in Your Mac's Calendar App

Some third-party calendar apps (Fantastical, for example) allow you to view all your upcoming events as a vertical list. Many users find this sort of viewing mode beats staring at the regular calendar interface, since it provides a quick at-a-glance summary of their entire schedule over the coming …

Teen who started fire that burned 48,000 acres ordered to pay $36 million

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you play with fire, there are bound to be consequences.<p>For one teenager, that consequence comes with the jarring price tag of $36 million.<p>On Monday, an Oregon judge ordered the boy, who pleaded guilty to starting the Eagle Creek wildfire last year, to pay $36,618,330.24 in restitution …

USDOT

Hubble's Latest Batch of Space Porn Is Some of the Best We've Ever Seen

Space is mind-bogglingly vast, and it’s practically impossible for our puny brains to comprehend just how huge it really is. Using the Hubble Space …

Marketing emails from companies asking for your data consent could be in breach of GDPR

Most of us will have received emails over the recent weeks from businesses asking us to confirm that we want to continue to hear from them.<p>They will …

How to Meal-Prep for the Week in Less Than an Hour

<i>Nicole Loher is a triathlete, Adidas ambassador, and all-around fitness guru, all while balancing a badass day job in the fashion industry (and</i> …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Recipes

Watch: How To Pair Typefaces So Your Texts Don’t Look Like Ransom Letters

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Video screenshot via The Web Designer<br>With the multiple troves of typefaces available on the internet, …

Photographer Creates Crazy Time-Lapse of Two Record-Setting Rock Climbers

Have you ever wondered what climbing one of the world's most aesthetic pieces of granite looks like? Watch this awe-inspiring video to find …

Act Now Before Your Flickr Account Is Transferred

Flickr has been acquired by SmugMug, and the official date for the switchover is looming. Here is why now might be the time to back up everything, …

There’s nowhere your smartphone can’t see with this awesome wireless camera accessory

If love cool new smartphone accessories, prepare to be wowed. The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a 16-foot borescope that …

4 Meatless Monday Recipes Perfect for Dining Outdoors

It’s finally time to go all-out with spring cooking. We’re talking about grocery baskets with asparagus, zucchini, mushrooms, spring onions, …

Infinite Color: I Created a Smart Color Grading Tool for Photoshop

Working as a retoucher, one of the hardest parts of my job wasn’t even the cleanup work that an image typically requires, it was the <i>color grading</i>. …

Tutorials

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

0<p>SHARES<p>What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that …

Adobe unlocks a Lightroom power tool for photo editing

Adobe Lightroom's new profiles feature puts photo editing presets on steroids -- and now you can build your own profiles, too.<p>Profiles now use technology called a 3D lookup table (LUT) that mathematically transforms colors and tones in precise ways. They've long been used in cinema to give movies a …

Tutorials

11 new Gmail features, how they work, and when you'll get them

Google on Wednesday announced a brand new Gmail. Well, not brand new, but the company took the Gmail we all know and (maybe) love, added a ton of new features and overhauled the design.<p>By my count there are 11 new features in Gmail, some of which you can get today. Others you'll have to wait a few …

Google

World's first ocean plastic-cleaning machine set to tackle Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Scientists are preparing to launch the world's first machine to clean up the planet's largest mass of ocean plastic.<p>The system, originally dreamed up …

Pollution

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …