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‘God Loves Uranus’: A Counterprotest of a Westboro Baptist Church NASA Protest

"Some folks say ignore them, but that's no fun."<p>On Monday, some people over at the notoriously hateful and absurd Westboro Baptist Church decided to protest at NASA headquarters in Washington DC, apparently because NASA's planetary defense program interferes with God's plan to allow Earth to be …

N. Korea says top official died in traffic accident

North Korea's top official in charge of ties with South Korea died in a traffic accident at the age of 73, North Korean state media announced Wednesday.<p>Kim Yang Gon, head of the United Front Department at the reclusive nation's ruling communist Workers' Party, died at 6.15 local time Tuesday, the …

Google's Android Experiments show what your devices can do

Google has Chrome Experiments to showcase what's possible in its web browser, so it stands to reason that there should be an equivalent for Android, doesn't it? Sure enough, the folks in Mountain View have launched an Android Experiments gallery that demonstrates what Google-powered mobile and …

Sonder e-ink Keyboard Provides You With An Infinite Key Layouts

<b>Sonder keyboard</b> is said to be world’s first e-ink keyboard, designed and developed at ATP Innovations in Sydney. This unique keyboard has the ability …

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From 3-D Printed Fetuses To Vagina Kayaks: The Weirdest Design Of 2014

Innovation at its freakiest: presenting 12 of the most bizarre inventions of the year, from Kate Moss boob glasses to chairs resembling fat.<p>In 2014, it became possible to drink champagne out of a glass shaped like Kate Moss’s boob while sitting on a chair designed to resemble a fat person’s flesh …

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Mind-Blowing Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes

We had a great week here at Abduzeedo with some super awesome posts, and I thought I would be really awesome to start the weekend with a super sweet …

Man Sitting on Gears Symbolizes the Relationship Between Humans and Machines

Soheyl Bastami is an Iranian sculptor who creates work out of everything from sand to iron and wood. One of his more recent pieces, <i>Extreme</i>, is an elaborate sculpture in which Bastami welded metal parts together into an elaborate and elegantly crafted curved structure that stands approximately 2.2 …

Geraldine Spilker combines ashes with resin to create mementoes of the dead

French-German design student Geraldine Spilker has developed a process of binding ashes with resin, creating a tactile object from cremated remains …

Future FBI may bullhorn: 'Step away from the 3D printer…'

Are 3D printers on their way to becoming weapon factories?<p>That question arises following a notice from the FBI that it is looking to buy a $20,000 Stratsys Objet24 Personal 3D printer because the printer can “support the advanced technical exploitation of evolving and existing high technology …

A 4-In-1 Sitting, Standing, and Draft Desk, Plus Easel!

Four months ago, I had a vision. I looked at a drafting table purchased for my wife–too shaky to ever draw on. I considered its adjustable height and surface angle. And I realized, this piece of crap drafting table would make the perfect, budget standing desk. Two hastily placed screws later, I …

SpaceX Unveils the Dragon V2: Space Taxi to the Stars

<i>This guy.</i><p>The world's freshest space taxi has been unveiled! ...And it looks like a Japanese cartoon mascot. Last week, SpaceX live streamed the …

Conrad Jon Godly’s Mountain Paintings Drip from the Canvas | Colossal

<p>When looking at Swiss painter Conrad Jon Godly’s mountainous paintings, it takes a moment to truly appreciate the incredible skill behind what seems …

Retired Man Sculpts Giant Hedge Into a 100-Foot-Long Dragon

Gardener John Brooker has spent the past ten years meticulously shaping a 100-foot-long, 10-foot-tall hedge into the shape of a giant dragon. The enormous beast has slowly emerged over time and has since become quite a notable landmark on the grounds of Frizzleton Farm near King's Lynn.<p>With extreme …

3-D printing takes off in the aerospace industry | DW | 10.05.2014

Imagine an airplane with a huge window where passengers look out at the sky around them through a transparent membrane. The struts holding the …

Pencil on paper drawings by Nicola Alessandrini

A selection of bizarre pencil on paper drawings by artist Nicola Alessandrini.<p>Nicola Alessandrini is an Italian artist, designer, and illustrator. He …

A Team-Up We'd Love to See: IKEA & Minale-Maeda, Yielding Partially-Downloadable and 3D-Printable Furniture Designs

We've seen the concept of gizmo-joined furniture plenty of times before, most recently with Henry Wilson's A-Joint. To refresh your memory, the idea …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

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Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

Smiley Face Screws by Yuma Kano | Colossal

<p>The next time you grab the toolbox for a quick home improvement project, forget boring old flat or Phillips head screws, these happiness-inducing …

A Sprawling Wall-Sized Mural Drawn With Only a Black Sharpie by Sean Sullivan | Colossal

<p>After 7 long months of obsessively scribbling away on a large wall, artist Sean Sullivan “threw in the towel,” in part because he had exceeded his …

Theo Jansen’s Walking ‘Strandbeest’ Sculptures Available as 3D Printed Toys | Colossal

<p>Artist Theo Jansen has created several 3D printed models of his famous walking sculptures called <i>Strandbeests</i>. There are currently four different …

A Custom Made Bike Frame With 3D-Printed Parts

Flying Machine has just introduced their latest bike model/production concept, called the 3DP-F1, that features 3D printed titanium lugs with …

'Print the Legend,' First Feature-Length Documentary about 3D Printing to Premiere at SXSW

You heard it here first: "3D printing is having its 'Macintosh moment.'" So says the team behind a new full-length documentary on the subject, …

Inside Waves with Robbie Crawford

I've been following Robbie Crawford work on Instagram for quite a while now and I'm always impressed with the amazing wave photos he shares. So I …

3D Printing Might Just Change Your Manicure

Digital artists Sarah C. Awad and Dhemerae Ford, aka TheLaserGirls, are about to change the manicure game. It doesn’t take a detective to see how …

Affinity Kissena World Champion Edition Track Bike

Since its founding in 2006, Brooklyn's Affinity Cycles has made quite the name for themselves worldwide thanks to a knack for developing innovative track and road frame designs—not to mention an impressively stocked Williamsburg shop. While each frame that bears the CNC-machined Affinity "A" badge …

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