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10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

5 Ways to Move on When You Still Love Your Ex

Nothing can keep you from a happier future than a lingering relationship wound. We’ve all been there: Experiencing good love gone bad is painful. It …

Yin and yang of serotonin neurons in mood regulation

More nuanced view of brainstem neurons could lead to better drugs for depression and anxiety.<p>Low levels of serotonin in the brain are known to play a …

Neuroscience

New fertility test warns women if they are running out of eggs

One in 10 women suffer from premature ovarian ageing which can make motherhood impossible if left too late<p>Women hoping to become mothers can now check if they are at risk of running out eggs prematurely with a new test designed to end the heartache of infertility.<p>One in 10 women will suffer from a …

Pregnancy

The Celebratory Drink That Could Improve Memory - PsyBlog

• Next article in this series:<p>Scientists have found that phenolic compounds in this drink can help improve spatial memory.<p>One to three glasses of …

50 sex facts (we're fairly sure you didn't know)

Think you know everything there is to know about sex? Sure, you may have the basics down but we're pretty sure that you've never heard of these 50 …

Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits

All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is …

Common Mistakes a Photographer Should Avoid When Working with a Model

A week ago I was invited to take part in a workshop titled, <i>Lights and Shadows</i>. Demo models were available and various photographers were shooting in …

Smartphone Use is Out of Control - This Graph Says It All - PsyBlog

The average time some people use their phones each day is twice what they guess.<p>Young people use their smartphones for an average of five hours per …

Is there a biological basis for apathy?

Does reading the rest of this article feel like too much work? If so, your apathy may be down to specific brain differences, according to a team of …

Neurophilosophy

13 healthy and tasty breakfast ideas you can take to work

It's a regular morning occurrence: you've hit the snooze button one too many times and suddenly you're downing your cup of tea while simultaneously …

Breakfast

Illustrated Portraits of Girls by Liza van Rees

Time for more great illustrations here at Abduzeedo! I'm a big sucker for illustrations, now when it comes to portraits of girls I just go crazy when …

Sexy as Fuck by Guillermo Alfonso

Dalle by Stawix

Dalle was designed in 2012 by Stawix Ruecha, and has been continued to develop over the last two years in order to keep pace with the changing trends and to apply for different uses.<p>Dalle comes with a large font family and is ideally suited for body texts and also display. This typeface has OpenType features including multi-ligatures support and tabular figures.<p>Add Dalle (Sans) in your font menu and spice up your layouts with this new flavour!

Univers Download – Sans Serif Font Family

Download Univers Font Family.<p><b>Univers</b> is one of the most famous and popular sans serif typefaces in the world. The font family was designed by the …

A new way of thinking about how the brain works

My book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>, is out now, and is available at a discount price from Amazon and the <i>Guardian</i> bookshop. (And here's a lovely review by Vaughan Bell, who calls it "a concise, solid grounding in neuroscience… remarkably lucid… balanced and entertaining".) When I …

Scientists have discovered that people sleep more fitfully on nights when there is a full Moon. How does the Moon affect sleep patterns? http://econ.st/13HevrN

Grab a Slice of Our Lemon Lavender Champagne Cake

Have you planned what you’re making for Easter yet? Well, we’ve got a show stopping cake for you. Not only is it pretty, but it’s made using champagne and boxed cake mix! Two of the best ingredients, in one.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p><b>Cake</b><p>– 2 boxes lemon cake mix<p>– 6 eggs<p>– 2 1/2 cups champagne<p><b>Frosting</b><p>– 1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Work It: 15 Inspiring Ideas for a Creative Workspace

Last week was all about getting cozy and colorful when you’re vegging out, and this week’s all about finding the perfect workspace. Whether you work at home or at an office, the things that surround you from morning to evening are more important than you think. Here are 15 ideas for creating a …

Wall Art

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Otherworldly Pics Of The Iridescent Universe Inside Meteorites

If the sky is falling and meteorites mean an end to all of us, at least let them look like this.<p>Meteorites–the chunks of debris from space that may have killed the dinosaurs and sometimes threaten humans, too–are usually lumpy, gray, and sinister-looking from the outside.<p>But when cracked open and …

Seven Olympians to Win Gold Medals Made with Meteorite Fragments

An Olympic gold medal is already a difficult, rare item to attain. And next year, winter Olympians will have an opportunity to win a gold medal …

Laelie Berzon’s Passionate Abstract Paintings

We discovered these passionate abstract paintings by Melbourne, Australia-based artist Laelie Berzon through <i>Est Magazine</i>. Berzon, who also heads a …

Outer Chair by Alex Dorfman

Outer Chair is a Danish-inspired outdoor dining chair designed in Copenhagen by American designer Alex Dorfman.<p>By using one material and one …

Our Lopsided Universe is Darker, Lighter, Slower, Older & More Mysterious than We Thought

The new map refines our understanding of the Universe's composition and evolution, and unveils new features that could challenge the foundations of …

Can a human being live longer than 120 years?

A human cell can divide roughly 50 times before it dies out. It's called the Hayflick limit, and it's become a real headache for the anti-aging science. As long as the limit holds, it suggests a maximum human lifespan of 120 years — but a new crop of research suggests the limit may not be as hard …