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Reflection Perfection: 60 Photos That Show You How It’s Done

Capturing beautiful reflections is <b>not as easy as it looks</b>. It takes planning, patience, creativity and sometimes luck to be able to capture that …

Announcing The Winners Of The 2014 Innovation By Design Awards

The 10 best designs of the year include a soccer cleat, a campaign to end gun violence, and much more.<p><i>Fast Company</i> hosted its annual Innovation By Design Awards and Conference in downtown New York today. It culminated this evening at our awards celebration, where we revealed the 10 best designs of …

Striking Seascapes Capture the Remarkable Power of Nature

While the awesome power of nature’s fury can be one of the most frightening things to behold, there is also an inherent beauty in seeing it …

Landscape Photography

Comic Book Review - Death of Wolverine #1-4

<i>Jessie Robertson reviews Death of Wolverine #1 – 4….</i><p>Spoilers Ahead! Do Not Read On – This is Not a Spoiler-Free Zone!<p>How do you kill Wolverine? His …

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The Project Twins Illustrate an A-Z of Unusual Words - The Fox Is Black

Have you ever grazed a flock of <i>montivagant</i> sheep? Perhaps you’ve once received a <i>recumbentibus</i> of righteous indignation? Maybe you were once the …

Vocabulary

Historical Moments from Football World Cups

Illustrated prints of historical moments from different Football World Cups.<p>You certainly remember the graphic prints by Rick Hincks of iconic …

The “internet of things” may not always need an internet connection

The “internet of things” is one of those odd phrases that can mean many things and nothing at the same time. On one hand, it describes a future that is rapidly becoming the present, with all sorts of objects—from televisions and watches to cups and streetlights—able to connect to the internet. On …

Internet of Things

35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

The Festival of colors, joy of humanity spread across in flying colors all around. The very objective of celebrating Holi-the festival of colors is …

India

NASA Shares Gorgeous Gallery of Cosmic Imagery Ahead of Cosmos Premier

Tonight, at 9pm EST, more than 70 nations will broadcast the first episode in the 13-part remake of the show Cosmos. It will be the biggest launch …

All Those Hours Editing on Your Computer Aren’t Actually Ruining Your Eyesight

If you’re worried that spending hours upon hours staring at a computer post-processing thousands of photos will damage your eyeballs, rest assured: …

Daily Inspiration #1695

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 …

Lotus C-01 Motorcycle Integrates Carbon Fiber, Titanium, and Aerospace Quality Steel

After 2 years of careful planning and intense development, finally Lotus is ready to release its first motorcycle. <b>Lotus Motorcycle C-01</b> is road ready …

Innovation: A Charger That Keeps Your Phone Germ-Free

Whatever our hands touch, our phones touch. And that means our mobile phones can be downright nasty. Some people even use their phones while they're in the bathroom stall. So it probably won't surprise you that a 2011 University of London study found that one in six of our phones have fecal matter …

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Caffeine Enhances Memory

That morning cup of coffee or lunchtime soda might serve a purpose beyond giving you a jolt of energy. According to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, caffeine enhances memory.<p>Participants in the study took placebos or 200-milligram caffeine tablets—the same amount of the …

Johns Hopkins University

Tactile electronic cat whiskers could help robots 'feel' their surroundings

Nanotechnology researchers from the Berkeley Lab and the University of California Berkeley have developed highly tactile sensors that that work like …

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

The Weight-Loss Pill That Turns Into a Balloon to Fill One's Stomach

A novel treatment in clinical trials<p>This is the Obalon system. It is a pill that has a balloon inside. Obalon is a weight-loss device, marketed as an alternative to bariatric surgery, that claims to help people eat less and "push back from the table sooner."<p>Obalon begins to work when you swallow …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Growing food in population centres would increase yields, cut transport costs and overcome limited land area<p>Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in …

What Should You Do With the World’s Most Powerful Laser? Study Proteins, Naturally

Forget about making James Bond wince or shooting down drones, scientists have found a much more appropriate use for the world’s most powerful laser — …

Engineered 'Glue' Helps Wounds Heal Faster

By Jesse Emspak, Contributing writer<p>Published: 02/20/2014 03:58 PM EST on LiveScience<p>In the movies, superheroes' and vampires' wounds heal so quickly that life-threatening cuts and gashes close up in minutes. These super healing abilities may be out of reach, but researchers in Switzerland have now …

You Can Pay Via Fingerprint With Samsung's Latest Phone

The company teamed up with PayPal to bring biometric scanning to its Galaxy S5<p>At Mobile World Congress today, Samsung announced the latest version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5. If it's anything like the S4, lots of people will buy it. Since it has a larger number in the front, it will …

Apple explains how the iPhone's fingerprint sensor keeps your info secure

If you've ever wanted to know how the iPhone 5s' Touch ID fingerprint security works beyond a basic overview, you'll be glad to hear Apple has just delivered a motherlode of new details. An updated version of its iOS Security white paper (PDF) explains much of what happens to your finger data after …

Google Acquires Spider.io To Help Spot And Stop Online Ad Fraud

London-based Spider.io has been acquired by Google, the company’s DoubleClick advertising blog announced today (via Re/Code). Spider.io is a startup that specialized in weeding out fraudulent clicks around online ads. The three-year old company has tech that will help Google identify bad behavior …

Camouflage Photo Series Shows Just How Well Snipers Can Hide in Plain Sight

We spend all day staring at pixels, but really, just how good is our vision when it comes to noticing the small details in photographs? Well, I can’t …