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Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

South Africa

Get started with logo design: 10-step guide

Before you embark on logo design, you must understand what a logo is and what it is supposed to do. A logo identifies a company or product via the …

Beet Juice Improves Exercise Performance Workout

Sports drinks are an acquired taste (not to mention they're filled with sugar). If you skip Gatorade during long workouts, we've got a better, healthier suggestion for you: beets. Drinking beet juice can apparently improve your fitness level and help you exercise harder, according to a new study …

Pluto is Something Way More Awesome Than a Mere Planet

Stop hoping that Pluto will regain its former designation as a planet. It isn’t going to happen. But the good news is, Pluto is something much cooler …

7 Steps to Transform Information into a Clear Infographic

Information can be useful – and even beautiful – but only when it’s presented well. Today, being able to quickly grasp the most important pieces of …

Infographics

Artist Creates Mind-Bending Optical Illusions on the Palm of His Hand

Italian makeup artist Luca Luce uses the palm of his hand to showcase mind-bending optical illusions. With the help of perspective, clever shadow placement, and a photorealistic style of drawing, he produces surreal, three-dimensional artwork that tells fantastical stories in stunning detail.<p>In a …

Digital Art

This No-Gym Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

25 Creative Business Logo Design for Inspiration # 40

Amazing logos roundup for inspiration. Today’s in this gallery I’ve gathered creative <b>business logo designs</b>, concepts and ideas that will surely …

Product Design: Grovemade

On Abduzeedo, we love to get our hands into Product Design, redefining our ways of living with a concept or purpose. Well, Grovemade is one example …

Rights & Freedoms

The Best And Worst Design Of The 2014 World Cup

From ugly stadiums to underwear slips to new and improved soccer balls<p>Us nerds at Co.Design have been focusing less on scores and more on all the World Cup-related design (and its 84-year history): the ball, the uniforms, the stadiums, the underwear slips. To whet your appetite for the finale on …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

Scientists ID what may be the biggest bird

Imagine a bird that couldn't fit in your living room because its wings were too big.<p>That's exactly what would happen if you tried to bring the Pelagornis sandersi home -- assuming houses and humans existed back then.<p>Scientists have identified the fossils of what could be the largest flying bird …

New fossil find reveals tiny hedgehog the size of your thumb

Researchers in British Columbia have unearthed a 52 million year old fossil of the smallest hedgehog known to science.<p>The animal was fully grown when it died, and just two inches long -- about the length of your thumb. The research team named it <i>Silvacola acares</i>, which means "tiny forest …

Stop-Motion Animation Reveals the Insides of Objects Sanded Down Layer by Layer | Colossal

<p>As a quick follow-up to our video from Keith Skretch yesterday, here’s a similar concept from two years ago by Laurin Döpfner who used an industrial …