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How to Beat a Food Coma

<b>Fight the Fog</b><br>London says the key is counterbalancing the TRP and LNAA, which you can do by choosing a quick snack that satisfied three requirements: It should be high in protein, low in simple carbs, and contain a dose of healthy fat. Eating again might sound counterintuitive, but your body needs …

This Bicycle Saddle Doubles As A Lock

Designing a perfect bike lock is an ongoing challenge: The toughest of locks are usually heavy and bulky, a pain to transport, and easily forgotten at home. And many locks, while securing the frame, leave individual bike parts, like the seat or the front wheel, vulnerable to thieves.<p>Seatylock, a …

Adventure Travel

The Art of The Perfect Boiled Egg - The Fox Is Black

There’s nothing simpler than boiling an egg, but perfecting it is a whole other story. Bon Appetit put together a handy guide to boiling an egg to …

CarLoft: Raise Your Child Right While Raising Your Ferrari to the Fifth Floor

You really have to feel sorry for rich kids living in cities. Because even if their parents own an incredibly rare Ferrari 250GT, it will be parked …

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Greg Klassen's Beautiful River Collection Puts the Live Edge on the Inside

Greg Klassen is a craftsman who's extremely attuned to his environment. "I live in the Pacific Northwest and find inspiration in the trees, the …

Furniture Design

Product Design: Grovemade

On Abduzeedo, we love to get our hands into Product Design, redefining our ways of living with a concept or purpose. Well, Grovemade is one example …

Product Design

A Safer Wedding Band For Active Husbands

These wedding bands aren’t just safer than normal rings, they have a cool trick you can show off to your buddies.<p>There are all sorts of wedding bands available to women: ornate, delicate, filigreed. Look upon the ring fingers of most married men, however, and you’ll likely see the exact same thing. …

Weddings

Branding 101: We Respond Emotionally To Numbers

Radiolab recently examined the emotional power of digits when guest Alex Bellos, who writes and lectures on mathematics, discussed a global survey he conducted–on favorite numbers.<p>What he found, among 30,000 responses from across the world, is that we have a universal tendency to anthropomorphize …

Letterpress

Subversive Mask Fools Surveillance Cameras

On the street or on Facebook, facial recognition cameras are pointed your way non-stop. One artist wants to lend you his face to protect yours.<p>The city of Chicago monitors its citizens through ~25,000 surveillance cameras–what the ACLU has deemed a “frightening number.” These cameras connect to …

Surveillance

A Slip-On Leather Shoe You Assemble Yourself

Is Pikkpack the Ikea or the Betty Crocker of shoes?<p>Instead of buying yet another pair of Toms this summer, perhaps you order an envelope with a leather shoe upper, a leather shoe sole, and some cotton laces inside. Then you stitch the pieces together. And so you’ve made a shoe, with all the ease of …

Shoes

When A Simple Logo Isn’t The Best Choice

Straightforward logos are easy to love. But are they always better? Not when your brand is complex.<p>Betaworks is known as a hip, media-focused company out of New York, which probably made it sting when somebody on Twitter equated the company’s logo to a coffee stain. It was time to rebrand. After …

Graphic Design

Kick the Habit with Quitbit

In an age when even cigarettes are electronic, nicotine gum, patches and hypnosis are pretty outdated ways to approach the challenging—for some, impossible—act of quitting smoking. The Quitbit is a new device in the form of a lighter that aims to track your habits, allowing you to learn what time …

Fitness Technology

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Origami

How The Wrong Artist Got Credit For Inspiring The Macintosh Logo

The logo of the original 1984 Macintosh is usually referred to as the Picasso logo, but in reality, it was inspired by another famous artist.<p>When the original Macintosh first shipped to customers in 1984, it came with a whimsical line drawing of a rainbow-hued Macintosh on front. Drawn with just a …

Art

How Autodesk Helped Create An Incredible New Technique For 3-D Printing Metal In Midair

Autodesk and designer Joris Laarman are introducing the next wave in manufacturing: large-scale, affordable, digitally fabricated metal structures.<p>We can 3-D print myriad plastic goods, fabric for apparel, burritos, candy, and perhaps in the not-so-distant future, human organs. Metal–the material …

3D Printing

Kërning – Corporate Identity by Isabela Rodrigues

Kërning – Brazilian Coffee Subscription Business.<p>Porto Alegre, Brazil based design and branding studio Isabela Rodrigues was hired to create the …

Graphic Design

In the Details: Making a 3D-Printed Product Line That Doesn't Look Like It Was 3D-Printed

While desktop 3D printers have made rapid prototyping at home as easy as the push of a button, that accessibility comes at a price—a much lower level …

3D Printing

This Week in 3D Printing: New Ways to Make Babies, Candy, etc.

Baby steps, as the saying goes. This week saw one of the wackier 3D-printing news items in recent memory: Expecting parents now have the option to …

Willy Wonka