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25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

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12-year-old calls out cop for illegal parking, cop refuses to provide badge number

In this short video, a young man who identifies himself as a 12-year-old named Jeremy approaches a Las Vegas Metro motorcycle cop who has illegally …

This Animation Teaches You More About Physics Than High School Ever Did

It's a shame I never paid attention in physics class because outside of Walter White's school of chemistry, physics might be the coolest type of …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

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Ask A Physicist To Speak At Your Funeral

You want a physicist to speak at your funeral. You want the physicist to talk to your grieving family about the conservation of energy, so they will …

Somebody Dropped A GoPro From A Plane Into A Pig Pen, And The Footage Is Amazing (VIDEO)

There are two versions of this story.<p>In one, about eight months ago somebody flying in a plane dropped a GoPro camera. The camera fell from the sky …

Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Algae Viewed Through a Microscope | Colossal

<p>In a fascinating blend of art and science the California Academy of Sciences possesses a rare collection of microscopic diatom arrangements. Diatoms …

Daily Inspiration #1670

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 …

Graphic Design

The Amazing Pattern Library

The Amazing Pattern Library, started by Tim Holman and Claudio Guglierei, is an on going project that complies patterns shared by the most talented …

Graphic Design

Top 10 future cities in film

Is our urban future bright or bleak? Peter Bradshaw provides a selection of celluloid cities you might consider moving to - or avoiding - if you are looking to relocate any time in the next 200 years or so<p>What have we missed? Tell us your favourite movie metropolis in the comments below

Why Do Coins Have Ridges?

The stylish rims you might have noticed on U.S. dimes, quarters, half dollars and some dollar coins are called reeded edges. They’ve been on American …

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Cloud Cities could float over Venus

Geoffrey Landis has proposed aerostat habitats followed by floating cities in the atmosphere of Venus. It is based on the concept that breathable air …

Designers Delay Duck’s Death With 3D-Printed Limb

In the future, no duck will have to die because of missing legs. In fact, they will live forever if us nerds have anything to say about it. To wit: a designer named Terence Loring in Sicamous, British Columbia is busy building a fancy leg for a duckling named Dudley who, and this is true, lost his …

Armchair Tied to Its Pouf by a Rope: Decube Furniture Project

<b>Decube</b> <b>Furniture Project</b> consists of an armchair connected with its footrest by a rope. An object that is simple and linear, where the link between …

The Brazilian approach to hot dogs (and pizza and burgers)

The <i>cachorro-quente</i> stand is the Brazilian equivalent of London or New York’s food trucks, always planted outside metro stations, busy bus stops, …

7 Things You’d Rather Not Know About Hot Dogs

Back in 2009, a New York <i>Times</i> reporter filed a request under the Freedom of Information Act asking the U.S.D.A. to hand over all the complaints about …

What's the Best Rochester Beef Hot Sauce for Hot Dogs?

GalleryWhat's the Best Rochester Beef Hot Sauce for Hot Dogs?<p>I've tasted and written about almost every different Greek-rooted hot dog sauce in the country here on <i>Hot Dog of the Week</i> from Cincinnati to Detroit, New York to Alabama. But one glaring omission from my regional meat sauce knowledge was</b> …

Hot Dog of the Week: Italian Hot Dog from Tommy's in Elizabeth, NJ

I don't know if it's possible to convey how good a New Jersey Italian Hot Dog is with words and pictures. It tends to get lumped in with the world of shock value fat-on-fat concoctions like grilled-cheese-donut burgers, New Brunswick fat cats and deep-fried bacon-wrapped-bacon. But from the right …

Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog by Tom Watson - review

'This was a hilarious book about five dogs whose only thought is on how to get food'<p>This was a hilarious book about five dogs whose only thought is on how to get food. In this book, they plan how to steal hot dogs from a vendor in a park. Four of the dogs are quite silly, and come up with wacky …

Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs With Avocado, Tomato, Onion, Mayonnaise, and Potato Chips

I started a Talk thread a couple weeks back in honor of National Hot Dog Day asking you guys what your favorite topping combinations are. To be frank, I didn't realize Serious Eats was populated by so many weirdos amazingly interesting people, but I relish every chance I get to ketchup with you …

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New electric black cab 'could save drivers £200 per week'

Metrocab's six-seater vehicle has a petrol engine to generate electricity, meaning that it doesn't have to be plugged in by drivers<p>A new electric London black cab could save drivers up to £200 per week in fuel costs.<p>Metrocab’s six-seater vehicle is the first taxi to be powered entirely by …

Scientists Move Levitating Objects Through Space for the First Time

Now rather than merely lifting objects with sound waves, scientists can move them in every direction.<p>Levitation isn't just for mystics anymore.<p>A Japanese technology team has demonstrated ultrasonic levitation of objects that for the first time works in three dimensions. This means that as opposed …

Mysteries of the Unseen World

The current René Magritte exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC (which concludes on 12 January), titled "The Mystery of the Ordinary," showcased surrealist paintings by the Belgian artist that challenged the way the viewer would perceive the "ordinary." In a similar—and more …

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Knot Lamp by Santiago Sevillano

In a new partnership with MANTRA, Santiago Sevillano Industrial Design Studio has developed the Knot lamp, a theatrical lamp with a futuristic style …

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We need to have a frank discussion about marriage

The reasons people normally cite for getting hitched no longer make sense. We should be asking: why get married at all?<p>Marriage, as most know it in western countries, is regarded as the end goal of a relationship between (usually) a man and woman, and it normally has some sort of religious …

Overclocking a Raspberry Pi

Introduction: Overclocking a Raspberry Pi<p>Finalist in the<br>Raspberry Pi Contest<p>View Contest<p>In this instructables I will show you how to overclock a …