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Hey Shaq? Here's How You Can Figure Out The Earth Is Round For Yourself

If you step outside anywhere on the surface of the Earth, there’s no obvious signs that tell you the Earth isn’t flat. It looks flat pretty much anywhere you go, including — as Shaq recently noted — if you drive all the way from Florida to California along Interstate 10. Sure, there’s a good chance …

Sea Level

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

This tiny home was 3D-printed in 24 hours

And it cost just over $10,000<p>At this point, a house (or a five-story building) made of 3D-printed parts is no longer a shocking sight. However, a new project in Russia takes the instant gratification of a 3D-printed structure one step further by getting all the printing done right on site.<p>Completed …

Architecture

Trump’s pledge to “start winning wars again” is ignorant and delusional — and highly dangerous

Trump’s detour into war nostalgia suggests a profound ignorance of history and no understanding of the world<p>President Donald Trump is his own worst enemy. Whenever we see him lashing out at critics, be they news anchors or celebrities, he’s never really damaging the reputation of anyone other than …

New Zealand warns of exploding whale carcasses after mass stranding

New Zealand authorities were cutting holes in 300 whale carcasses on Monday, popping the dead animals "like balloons", to avoid them exploding as they decompose on Golden Bay after more than 600 whales became stranded.<p>Hundreds of rescuers managed to save around 400 pilot whales on the South Island …

Germany: woman on trial for killing boyfriend with saw

BERLIN (AP) — A woman is on trial in Germany on allegations she killed her boyfriend and severed his head with a circular saw, then hid the body.<p>The …

2 girls shot in separate incidents in Chicago

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two young girls are in critical condition, fighting for their lives, after being shot in the head in two separate incidents in Chicago this weekend, police told CNN.<p>The shootings happened in two different inner city neighborhoods within an hour of each other.<p>Kanari Bowers, 12, was playing …

Harnessing electricity-generating bacteria to clean up drinking water

The bacteria <i>Shewanella oneidensis</i> is a heavy metal fan. Its taste for iron, lead and mercury make it useful for cleaning water of these contaminants, …

Packaging design and branding: Endorfina

Endorfina is a packaging design, branding and graphic design project shared by Łobzowska Studio on their Behance profile. There are a lot of things …

W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Master Of The Hand-Drawn Infographic

The activist, historian, and prolific author was also a skilled designer of infographics depicting black life post-Civil War.<p>The prominent civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois was also a historian and sociologist—a background that led him to a firm belief in the revolutionary power of empirical …

Channeling Steve Jobs, Apple seeks design perfection at new 'spaceship' campus | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Inside the original Macintosh computer, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs inscribed the signatures of his team, revealing his deep concern for even the hidden features of his products.<p>His last work – Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) sprawling new headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. - will be …

Sleeping with a sex doll DOES count as cheating, new research reveals

With the technological advancement of love dolls in recent years, and with their popularity growing and growing, it begs the question, can sleeping …

Dating

Graphic Design: Pictogram music posters 2017

Pictogram music posters 2017 is a graphic design project shared by Viktor Hertz on his Behance profile. The amazing thing about this project is that …

After more than a decade of being fetishised and then written off, grime now dominates British pop culture. To understand why, you need to understand the man who created it<p>Wiley, perhaps the most influential musician working in Britain today, has a habit of self-sabotage. In 2010, a few weeks …

East London

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

The Love is the latest weird turntable that wants to bring vinyl into the digital age

Another day, another crazy turntable concept<p>Vinyl’s resurgence in popularity means more companies are coming up with new and different ways to play back all those newly purchased records. Which means we get devices like Love, which puts a new spin on the turntable concept by packing the entirety of …

5 Classic Records You Don't Own, But Should (IV)

In this fourth part of our ongoing <i>5 Classic Records You Don’t Own, But Should</i> series, it’s time to highlight five critically acclaimed but slept-on …

The 27 Best Free Fonts You Can Download

Finding stylish fonts for your design projects can be a major time sink -- especially when you have to wade through seemingly endless pages of …

There’s a psychological term for feeling like what you’re seeing isn’t real

The philosopher Jean Baudrillard posited in the 1970s that modernity ended when we became obsessed with life simulations, like television. He called the new period “postmodernity,” a time of the hyper-real—when imitations seem more real than reality—and predicted the distinction between fact and …

Trump’s Inauguration Welcome Concert Was a Total Disaster

The ‘Make America Great Again!’ concert struggled to book any act willing to play for Trump. The resulting show, led by 3 Doors Down, was a …

Donald Trump

Netflix launches new documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design with a stellar lineup

Netflix will premier a new original documentary series, <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i>, that introduces the work and creative process of eight leading …

Film Festivals

6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017

From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017.<p>WTF is …

UI Design

THAAD In Korean Peninsula To Trigger War? Russia, China Agree To Take Countermeasures Over US Anti-Ballistic Missile System Deployment

Russia and China have agreed to take countermeasures over deployment of a U.S. anti-ballistic missile system in the Korean Peninsula, China’s …

'We waited for decades': Polish govt welcomes US troops

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish leaders welcomed U.S. troops to their country Saturday, with the defense minister expressing gratitude for their arrival …

Architizer

Dramatic midcentury modern by Lloyd Wright in the Hollywood Hills asking $2.5M

Reminiscent of Taliesin West, the stone, concrete, wood, and glass home enjoys panoramic views<p>For sale for the first time in more than two decades, the eye-catching De Jonghe Residence was designed by the underrated Lloyd Wright, Jr., for Dutch actor Daniel De Jonghe in 1959. A pavilion of stone, …

Architecture

Whatever Happened To Good Lyrics? This Generation’s Music Just Doesn’t Sound Right

<b>Let's begin with excerpts of 3 songs from the 60s and 70s.</b><p><b>And to make my point, here are excerpts from 3 songs from 2016.</b><p>Great music, as we knew it, …

New York takes a stab at debt-free college, covering tuition for families earning less than $125,000

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is forging ahead with one of the Democratic Party’s most popular ideas by proposing to cover tuition for low- and middle-income students at state colleges and universities.<p>Any New Yorker accepted to one of the state’s community colleges or four-year universities will …

Technics has a new high-end HiFi setup, and it won't be cheap

Last year Panasonic resurrected the Technics brand and its legendary SL-1200 turntable. Now, the company wants to be your one-stop solution for all things HiFi, with a new model of the SL-1200, a pair of speakers and an integrated amplifier.<p>Gallery: Technics SL-1200GR turntable, amp and speakers | …

Audiophile

15 Websites You Need To Know To Give Your Creative Freelance Business A Kick Start

Getting in to the creative freelance business can be hard, whether you are a graphic designer, a writer, a videographer, an animator, or some other …