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Pictures of the Week 12.29.16

World Records

Last supper syndrome: Binge-eating before starting restrictive diet is not the way to start 2017

You’ve probably been there: scouring the kitchen for the last remnants of junk food to scarf down before you finally start the diet tomorrow (even …

Europe's 10 best budget ski resorts

Getting value for money on holiday is high on the list of most skiers and snowboarders. Staying away from the famous, fashionable resorts, where everything from lift passes and accommodation to lunch on the mountain are likely to cost the most, is the obvious advice. However, while a more obscure …

Skiing

Art in 2017: major events and museum openings

Whatever else 2017 brings, there can be no doubt that it is a bumper year for major art events. Here are a few stand-outs in a very crowded calendar.<p><b>The Grand Tour</b><p>Once every decade, international contemporary art’s three most prestigious events - the Venice Biennale, Documenta and Sculpture …

Are you having a Dry January? How to get through the month without drinking, and how it could help your health

It's a truth universally acknowledged that January is by far the worst four weeks of the year. A joyless, misery of a month that lurks in the shadows of our Twixmas hangover, poised to stifle our Yuletide glow and drag us kicking and screaming back to the humdrum of the 9-5.<p>A stickler for the …

Natalie Portman's career in 90 seconds

With awards season upon us, this new Telegraph video series documents the rise of eight of the most celebrated actors generating Golden Globes and Oscars buzz this year.<p>These include Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington and more.<p>In this video, we take a look at the glittering rise and career of …

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

High Blood Pressure

Full Frame: The Story Behind the Image

<b>A Cat’s Eye View</b><br>Photographer Jaanus Ree visualized this image in his head before he shot it but the idea to use a cat was a last-minute decision …

The most talked about gadgets in 2016

Just when you think major companies such as Amazon and Apple can't outdo themselves anymore, they continue to create even better gadgets than the year before. From the evolution of streaming devices to the latest smartphones, find all of our favorite gadgets of 2016 in the carousel below!<p>Shop the …

Consumer Tech

This Giant Furry Dog Playing With A Kid Will Make Your Day

"Little Kids and Their Big Dogs" is a heartwarming photography project by Andy Seliverstoff that focuses on the unbreakable bond between little …

8 great logos for 21st century brands

Thanks to the brilliance of modern branding and logo design, most companies today seem like creations of the modern world, despite almost all of them …

Let Your Cat Snooze In These Fun, Adorable Handmade Felt Cat Caves

<b>Ukraine artist</b> Yuliya Kosata hand makes these adorable, fun cat caves from felt.<p><b>The unique</b> pet furniture can be purchased at her online shop, …

Pets

For Adventurers: Adorable Camper Houses Customizable, ‘LEGO-Like’ Interior

<b>Hit the road</b> with this customizable mobile abode called the ‘Happier Camper’.<p><b>Its Adaptiv™ modular system</b> allows you to conveniently configure the …

Watch: What Happens When You Drop An iPhone Into Molten Aluminum?

<b>Since the launch</b> of iPhone 7 earlier this year, there has been no shortage of iPhone ‘test videos’, where YouTubers attempt to destroy their …

Mobile Technology

Watch: Delightful Animations Of Lovely Hand-Lettered, Calligraphic Logos

<b>Based in</b> St. Petersburg, Russia, freelance graphic designer Starov Evgeniy and motion designer Alexey Dubnichenko wanted to show how animation can …

Watch: Art Director At US Postal Service Shares How Stamps Get Designed

<b>You may not</b> see them this way, but stamps are essentially tiny pieces of artworks that accompany your mail—and have you ever thought about how they …

Graphic Design

Watch: Viral Videos That Broke The Internet In 2016

<b>2016 has been</b> a tumultuous year, but it has also been an eventful year for Internet trends and videos.<p><b>From</b> viral challenges to shorts and even animal …

Music Videos

For Designers: The Cool Design Tools You Should Try In 2017

<i>Stage & Gallery: “Stage is an interaction prototyping tool, while Gallery is a collaboration tool for designers.”</i><p><b>2016 may not</b> be the best year in …

Prototyping

Striking, Expressive, Sketch-Like Illustrations Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ Characters

<b>The immense popularity</b> of TV show <i>Game of Thrones</i> means that it has become the inspiration for a lot of fan art.<p><b>Polish illustrator</b> Bartosz Kosowski …

Meet The 76-Year-Old ‘Master Of Camera’, Who Spent His Life Repairing Cameras

<b>With the digitalization</b> of SLRs and cameras, analog photography is a dying trade, but 76-year-old Gian Luigi Carminati remains faithful to his love …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by …

Graphic Design

A Beautiful and Cozy Prefab in São Paulo

For the last Beautiful Houses post of the year we will show you, once again, that a lot of times less is more in architecture too. Take a look at …

2017 Web Design Trends Every Startup Needs To Get On To Stand Out

<b>2017</b> is fast approaching, and creatives are eager to see what is in store for the new year.<p><b>While trends</b> come and go, most evolve from past trends so …

UI Design

Netizens Poke Fun At A Distressed Angela Merkel In Hilarious Photoshop Battle

<i>Image via ntheg111</i><p><b>German Chancellor</b> Angela Merkel may not be popular for her open door refugee policy, but she is definitely popular on Reddit.<p><b>An</b> …

Studio Remakes 2016 As A Horror Movie Trailer That’s Terrifying Yet Hilarious

<b>This could</b> well be one of the best things to come from 2016.<p><b>US-based</b> Friend Dog Studios has cleverly remade this year into a horror movie trailer …

Horror

Tesla Autopilot ‘Predicts’ Car Crash Before It Actually Happens, Saves Driver

<b>One of the safety features</b> that Tesla prides itself upon is its self-driving hardware. This autopilot feature was recently put to the test in an …

Tesla

Internet Baffled By Photo Of Six Girls With Seemingly Only Five Pairs Of Legs

Click to view enlarged version. Image via jr0d7771<p><b>An innocuous image</b> of six girls sitting on a couch has the internet perplexed–where is the sixth …

Pond becomes a magnet to wildlife during a frost

Refreshed by the labour of the climb, my legs nonetheless argue for respite on the crest of the hill. And, just as it does on the map, the dewpond appears a little way below me as a neat circle of blue reflecting a flawless sky on a day of hard frost.<p>The pond is at the very top of the downs. On one …

Nature

Polish government buys art collection including a da Vinci for a fraction of its real value

The Polish government has snapped up an art collection, including a painting by Leonardo da Vinci, for a fraction of its real value.<p>It has paid 100 million Euros (£85 million) for a collection of artworks which have been housed in the private Czartoryski Museum in Krakow.<p>The collection, which …

How To: Show the User Library Folder in macOS Sierra

While many Mac users may never need to access their User Library folder while running macOS Sierra — some advanced users, may need to get in there …