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Born Wet, Human Babies Are 75 Percent Water. Then Comes The Drying

Look at this baby.<p>Lovely, no? Now think of this baby abstractly — as a sack of hundreds of millions of atoms. Here's the atomic formula for a new human being, arranged by elements, according to scientist Neil Shubin.<p>Notice that the two most plentiful atoms are H (hydrogen) and O (oxygen) which …

Typography Mania #206

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Intimate Animal Portraits by Joshua Arlington

Erie, Pennsylvania-based photographer Joshua Arlington, a regular visitor to his local zoo, takes intimate animal portraits. Arlington manages to capture some stunning portraits of various animals, from a dignified tiger and calm orangutan to a smug llama and playful otter. As a result, the …


Sante Pro – Vintage Script Font for Festivities

Sante Pro Script Font.<p><b>Sante Pro</b> is a vintage script font designed in 2013 by Brian J. Bonislawsky, Jim Lyles for festive occasions. It works great …


Incredibly Close Details of Creatures Below the Sea

Along with his beautiful glowing portraits of a bobtail squid, underwater photographer Todd Bretl has been hard at work documenting the amazing world that exists below the surface of the sea. His extensive collection of up-close and personal portraits will have everyone quickly falling in love with …

Marine Mammals

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …


Watch LeBron James exercise in a fiery dungeon

LeBron James took his shirt off in a fiery dungeon to film footage for the Miami Heat’s new intro video for the upcoming season, giving us these unforgettable images.<p>The Heat intro video is primed to be the greatest thing ever.

Stephen Curry Shows Off His Dance Moves in Capri Sun Commercial

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors has quickly risen to stardom in the NBA, and now he's featuring some superstar dance moves in a commercial for Capri Sun.<p>Hat tip to Next Impulse Sports for the find.


Debate Over LeBron James and Michael Jordan Leads to Stabbing

Link to Media<p>Sports fans often get into heated discussions, but a recent debate over Michael Jordan and LeBron James led to a stabbing in Pittsburgh.<p>All three victims are expected to be fine, according to Harmony Township police chief Jim Essek.<p>Hat tip to For The Win for the find.


10 Greatest NBA Players of All Time

Link to Media<p>The NBA has a rich history, dating back nearly 68 years, full of decorated organizations and players. During that time, we've seen our fair share of greats come and go, but which players in the game's history stand out above the rest? To decide that, we'll look at various criteria …


Kobe Bryant Calls out Los Angeles Times Article for Questioning His Future

Kobe Bryant has never had a problem with self-motivation.<p>A seamless transition from the preps to the pros, five championship rings and 17 NBA seasons (so far) are all evidence of that fact.<p>But in the face of Bryant's greatest challenge to date—returning from a grueling round of rehab for his torn …


A flyby of Venus, a dying galaxy and a birthday toast to Edgar Allan Poe – in pictures

In the week a millionaire promised a hair-raising roundtrip to Mars for a lucky couple, we let you swing by the planet Venus, glimpse the fate of the Milky Way and pay tribute to a master of the macabre on Mercury – all from the comfort of your own home

Peyton Manning finishes with 16 TD passes in Sept. as Broncos roll

DENVER -- Forget fast-break football. This was steel-cold efficiency.<p>Peyton Manning made quick work of the Philadelphia Eagles in a warp-speed game …


What Happens If An Astronaut Floats Off In Space?

In short: he's in trouble.<p>In the film <i>Gravity</i>, which opens this month, two astronauts are on a spacewalk when an accident hurtles them into the void. So what would actually happen if you went, in NASA's terminology, "overboard"?<p>NASA requires spacewalking astronauts to use tethers (and sometimes …

Peyton Manning Is Outdoing Himself, but It All Comes Down to a Super Bowl Win

Link to Media<p>Peyton Manning threw another touchdown Sunday. And another. And another. Then another.<p>This is a staple now, as reliable as seasonal changes or movements of the bowel.<p>When the Denver Broncos play, the world watches their quarterback. Birds interrupt their flight. Captains dock their …


Did We Steal Our Moon From Venus?

Is our planet a dirty thief?<p>Dave Stevenson, professor of planetary science at Caltech, gave an intriguing speech at the Origin of the Moon conference in London this week. The most widely accepted theory about the Origin of the Moon is called the "giant impact theory," which is pretty much what you …


How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

13 Lovely Cinemagraphs That Will Make You Permanently Give Up Regular Old GIFs

Cinemagraphs are a subset of .gif files that are high quality, smoothly looped, and just downright gorgeous.<p>A ton of outstandingly creative people have worked hard to create these pictures, and you can really tell based on how wonderful they look in motion.<p>Reddit's /r/Cinemagraphs subreddit has one …

GIF Animations

Best of the Week: Jobs, Offices, Conceptual Art and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …


If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The typographic works of Tomasz Biernat