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20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950’s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial …

Abandoned Buildings

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

A Fossilized Finger Bone May Be From the Earliest Humans on the Arabian Peninsula

Archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of a fossilized human finger bone in the desert of Saudi Arabia that they said was 85,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the finding would be the first and earliest Homo sapiens fossil found on the Arabian Peninsula, as well as the oldest specimen of our …

Anthropology

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

The future of retail is happening right now in China

If you need evidence of the US retail sector’s precarious condition, consider that more than 9,000 stores closed last year, and another 12,000 are on the chopping block this year, according to commercial property firm Cushman & Wakefield.<p>Despite a 4.2% rise in 2017 over the previous year, US retail …

eCommerce

Watch a giant industrial drone de-ice a huge wind turbine

We’re still riding a wave of drone innovation as companies dream up new ways to put this cheap flight technology to use. But here’s an application you’ve probably never seen before: using a giant tethered drone to de-ice a wind turbine.<p>The drone itself is built by Latvian firm Aerones, which …

Drones

This Cat Named Dog Works At The Fish Market And People Love Him

"I would lay down my life for him!!!!!!"

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

This Is How Generation Z Will Bypass College

Coming soon(er) to a workplace near you is Generation Z after participating in these education alternatives.<p>School originated to train obedient factory workers but hasn't evolved much since then.<p>Coursera and the University of Phoenix paved the way for people to digitally learn from a distance. …

Generation Z

This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.

Drawing

10 of the Most Promising Automotive Technologies of the Moment

Engineering

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Make Wounds Heal Without Scars

Like it never happened.<p>Whether it's from a surgical procedure, clumsy shaving, or that traumatic biking incident that happened when you were five, …

University of Pennsylvania

Robert Boyle's 17th century wishlist for future scientific breakthroughs

In 2010, The Royal Society featured the "Desiderata" (previously) of Robert "Boyle's Law" Boyle, a list of dozens of scientific discoveries and …

Royal Society

This Chinese Family Spent 6 Months Working Out: Before-and-After Photos

Chinese photographer Jesse Ding has spent the past 6 months working out with his family to get healthy. Ding has been shooting photos to document …

China

Why Is It So Cold Right Now? Blame the Winter Dipole

It's a climate change phenomenon.<p>On Thursday evening, President Trump got on Twitter to mock all the countries attempting to prevent global warming, …

Global Warming

This 100-year-old poem tells you everything you need to know about why so many people struggle to learn English

Tricky pronunciation can make English one of the hardest languages in the world for foreign speakers to learn.<p>Why does "done" rhyme with "fun," for example, and why doesn't "done" rhyme with "gone"?<p>No poem illustrates the counterintuitive nature of the English language better than "The Chaos." …

Literature

Trade Gothic Display Font Family

Trade Gothic Display, a lively and compelling font family from Monotype.Published by foundry Monotype in 2017, the Trade Gothic Display font family …

Typography

Generation Grumpy: Why You May Be Unhappy if You’re Around 50

As people get older, they tend to become more at peace with their finances, survey research shows. But not the current crop of middle-aged Americans.<p>Let’s call them the Grumpy Middle.<p>They are unhappier than previous generations. And they’ve been this way for years.<p>Typically, people 45 to 54 are …

Demographics
Web Design

Bitcoin and Ethereum fall after a $31 million crypto heist

LONDON — The major cryptocurrencies bitcoin and Ethereum were falling against the dollar on Tuesday morning after a $31 million heist elsewhere in the digital currency world.<p>Tether, which created a cryptocurrency called USDT that is pegged to the dollar, said in a blog post on Tuesday that "funds …

Cryptocurrency

Weekly News for Designers (№ 411)

Get FullStory for Free, Forever. <br>IBM Type – IBM’s new typeface is available for download, along with some useful advice. <br>10 WordPress Plugins to …

Web Design

Yale study discovers how very low calorie diets could reverse type 2 diabetes

For some time there have been claims that not only can type 2 diabetes be controlled by diet, but it can also be reversed, effectively curing the …

Why We Are Willing Pay More To Get Less: The Water Bottle Experiment

Too often I hear salespeople complain about how their product is too expensive and that they can’t compete on price. I know that to many, this perception is real, but the truth is, it’s not. Price is not a thing, it’s not static. Pricing is subjective, something can be too expensive to some, and to …

Bottled Water

Code mistake freezes up to $280 million in digital currency

Imagine if one person's code error deprived you of a pile of money, and there was no guarantee you'd get your funds back. Wouldn't you be hopping mad? That's how many cryptocurrency owners are feeling right now. The digital wallet company Parity is warning users that a large volume of Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

These 16 stocks are set for huge growth no matter what: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has released a list of stocks its analysts think could outperform markets regardless of what may happen to upset economic conditions.<p>These "secular growth stocks," as the bank calls its eighth annual report, out Wednesday, are companies in which the bank's analyst are bullish and see …

Investing

College students built this $250,000 home that has a hydroponic farm and indoor greenhouse

A new solar-powered home that grows leafy greens indoors skips most of those steps. The home, created by a team of graduate students from the University of Maryland, features a wall that uses an agricultural technique called hydroponic farming. That means that produce grows in nutrient-rich water …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Apple ordered to pay $440 million to FaceTime patent troll

VirnetX's seemingly endless FaceTime patent lawsuit against Apple is winding down... sort of. An Eastern District of Texas court has denied all of Apple's motions to end the case in a non-infringement ruling or retrial, leaving the tech giant with a final judgment that orders it to pay VirnetX …

Patents

The 10 most important automotive technologies of the year

The Voorhes<p>Technology<p>Tires that crush ice, a shape-shifting supercar, back-seat surveillance, and more.<p><i>This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.</i><p>Hakkapeliitta 9<p>Sometimes …

Sam Smith

Introducing Haiku: Design and Create Motion (Code Optional)

With motion on the rise amongst web developers so too are the tools that help to streamline its creation. Haiku is a stand-alone application …

Haiku

Freebie: Funkies Icon Set (100 Icons, SVG & PNG)

There are 100 uniquely designed icons in the free Funkies icon set, and they come in five different styles: flat, full color, gradient, shaded and …

Graphics