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Where I See Fashion, Fashion Photos Paired with Strikingly Similar Photos of Nature, Art, and More

In her blog Where I See Fashion, Milan-based fashion design student Bianca pairs fashion photos with photos of unrelated things—nature, art, design, …

A Spot-On Parody of Every Brand Video Ever

“This Is a Generic Brand Video” features virtually every cliché found in your average promotional brand video, from “guy with lab coat” to …

How to Draw Cute Things, A Fun Guide on Digital Illustration by Tegan Mierle

Toronto, Ontario web designer Tegan Mierle of Pilot Interactive has created “How to Draw Cute Things,” a fun and simple guide on digital …

Graphic Designer Milton Glaser Critiques Craft Beer Art

The New York Times has graphic designer Milton Glaser, the man behind the classic I Love New York logo, critique the art of a series of craft beers …

Piipshow, A Delightful Live Stream of a Bird Feeder Modeled to Look Like a Hip Café

“Piipshow” is a delightful live stream of a bird feeder in Norway that is modeled to look like a hip café. During daylight hours, avian visitors, …

Surreal Room Drawings by Mathew Borrett

Mysterious rooms and structures of widely different scales coexist in surreal drawings in the 2003 “Room Series” by artist Mathew Borrett. Prints are …

Drawing

A Time-Lapse Video of Two Street Workers Expertly Painting Text on a Road

London-based designer Tom Williams managed to capture a time-lapse video of two street workers expertly painting text for a bus stop on a road in …

‘Monument Valley’, A Beautiful Puzzle Video Game Inspired by M.C. Escher

<i>Monument Valley</i> is a puzzle video game from developer ustwo that was inspired by the work of M.C. Escher, Japanese woodblock prints, and global …

Clever Geometric Illustrations Create Illusions When Fingers Are Placed on Them

Artists Masahiko Sato and Tatsuya Saito have created a series of geometric illustrations that create intriguing illusions of depth when fingers are …

We're Only Just Starting To Understand The Miracle Of Hagfish Slime

The incredible properties of hagfish slime have fascinated scientists for decades, but researchers are only just beginning to make sense of this …

This Browser Extension Can Help Protect You From The Internet's Major Security Flaw

Introducing Chromebleed.<p>Heartbleed, the enormous security flaw that could affect up to two-thirds of the internet, has left over 500,000 websites vulnerable to attackers. While the bigger sites have already worked to patch the flaw, thousands of smaller sites without knowledgable administrators or …

14 Observations About Working At A Restaurant From Mimi Pond's Graphic Memoir

Pond's new fictionalized comic diary shows what it's like to work at a punky 70's Oakland diner. 'Over Easy' comes out with Drawn & Quarterly at bookstores on April 15.<p>Mimi Pond's 'Over Easy' is as much about kitchen zen as it is about coming of age in the 70's. In this fictionalized comic memoir, …

Portable Robot Printer Is Like A Roomba That Squirts Ink

“What is a printer?” asked Zuta Labs, then reimagined it as the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, as small as your hand.<p>Designed by Zuta Labs and now on Kickstarter, the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is one for the mobile age. It cleverly sheds the bulk of consumer printing by re-imagining what a printer …

A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible.<p>And scientists need your help to test it out.<p>A research team from the<p>University of MichiganandYale Universityhas released a free iPhone app that loads a complex, jet-lag conquering …

Here's How to Bypass Those Infuriating Automated Phone Menus

Having to enter phone number extensions or deal with multi-layered phone menu systems is a pain whether you're on a landline or a mobile phone. …

Want to learn quicker? Use your body

Waving your arms, wriggling your fingers and striding around a room can help you learn faster, says Colin Barras. How does it work?<p>Ever got to grips with a problem? Picked up a new skill? Grasped a difficult concept? The language of learning is full of references to parts of the body outside the …

University of Iowa

Can you die of a broken heart?

Extreme emotion can be a killer, says Jason G Goldman. So why did it take doctors so long to see the evidence hiding in plain sight?<p>In 1986, a 44-year-old woman was admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital. She felt fine all day, but in the afternoon she developed extreme crushing pain in her …

Los Angeles

This blogger found Upworthy-style headlines very annoying. You’ll find his response utterly plausible

There are plenty of bad things going on in the world right now. Climate change, brutal dictatorships, endless wars, Nigel Farage, and so on. Faced with all that, it seems incredibly churlish to get worked up about sites using “Upworthy-style” headlines to get attention. But it is annoying! …

Mars Stars in Cosmic Alignment with Earth and Sun Tuesday Night

<b>Editor's Update (April 8):</b> The opposition of Mars will be visible live online in two webcasts. For details on how to watch, read: Mars, Earth and Sun …

Astronomy

Software Programmer Schools Industrial Designers. This, Folks, is How You Design a Keyboard

For many of us, keyboards are the most important input device we own. Bloggers, journalist and coders can't get by with touchscreens. But one …

50 Flawless Examples of Industrial-Inspired Interior Design (Part 5) by Jack Archer