Daniel Thoren

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Instead of taking a cup off the shelf, filling it with water, and placing it in the sink to be washed… why not let the shelf itself to all the work?! …

POV Wall and Table Candleholders by Menu

In Menu’s Fall 2013 collection there is a pair of candle holders that I am absolutely in love with. Smitten. Yeah. There, I said it. SMITTEN.<p>Called …

Illegal and Underrated: The Sidewalks of the Gallery District

Most of the New York art galleries close in August as collectors and directors trade in pristine white walls for clear blue skies. I took the …

Gravity Balance Chair designed by Peter Opsvik

6 Freaky Things Your Body Does (Explained by Science)

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. There are all sorts of confusing or nonsensical …

Homemade drinking game http://t.co/WWaVLXDFXE

Daily Inspiration #1526

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 …

Legumes of Light!!

Named after everyone’s favorite legume, the LightBean is a simple and fun pendant that will brighten any interior. Its large bulb isn’t just a source …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

New Czech PM Jiri Rusnok resigns

<b>The Czech government led by PM Jiri Rusnok has handed in its resignation, after failing to win the confidence of parliament.</b><p>The move paves the way for an early election, likely to be held by October.<p>The cabinet of technocrats was formed by President Milos Zeman last month, despite opposition from …

Europe

How tweets turn into votes

Researchers at Indiana University say they have found that more tweets gets you more votes on Election Day.<p>A study presented Monday at the American Sociological Association conference found election results could be predicted by the percentage of tweets mentioning those candidates, whether or not …

Israel to hire pro-government tweeters and Facebookers

Lots of college students pick up part-time jobs canvasing for different causes, politicians, or organizations. Maybe this is how the Israeli government came up with its new social media strategy?<p>Israel is seeking university students to go to sites like Facebook and Twitter and post pro-government …

Social Media

Extreme heat waves to quadruple by 2040, study says

The type of heat waves that wilt crops, torch forests — and kill people — are expected to become more frequent and severe over the next 30 years regardless of whether humans curb emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, according to a new study.<p>These are heat waves akin to those that baked …

Top Best 11 Gadgets For Home Controlled by Smartphone

Today’s smartphones let you do all sorts of ingenious things and the phone function is the least interesting one. You can do your shopping from your …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Impossible? No, upsalite really is the wonder stuff

Making a mistake at work is seldom a good thing. Whether it's spilling hot coffee over yourself before a meeting or sending an insulting email about your boss to your boss, it rarely ends well.<p>Unless you work in Uppsala University, Sweden, where accidentally leaving equipment running over the …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease.<p>The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or patterns of mutation, that alone or in combination drive 30 different types of cancer, including brain, lung, pancreas …

Playful Minimalist Posters Depict Classic Movie Characters

Art director, illustrator, and graphic designer Olaf Cuadras created a series of playful movie posters that transform each story into minimalist designs. In the series, simply called <i>Minimal Movie Posters</i>, the Barcelona-based artist developed concepts for some classics including <i>The Big Lebowski</i>, <i>Pulp</i> …

Die Hard

Google: don't expect privacy when sending to Gmail

People sending email to any of Google's 425 million Gmail users have no "reasonable expectation" that their communications are confidential, the internet giant has said in a court filing.<p>Consumer Watchdog, the advocacy group that uncovered the filing, called the revelation a "stunning admission." …

Scientists Achieve On-Demand Quantum Teleportation For The First Time

Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.<p>Quantum teleportation has taken another step forward, thanks to two complimentary experiments, one from ETH Zurich and one from the University of Tokyo. The researchers have demonstrated the most reliable …