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This Is The World’s First Photoshopped Image – 19 June 2014

This Is The World’s First Photoshopped Image – 19 June 2014

Here’s a bit of trivia you might not know—the idyllic scene above of a topless woman on a beach is the world’s first Photoshopped image.

Titled Jennifer in Paradise, it was taken by Photoshop creator John Knoll in 1987 while he and his then-girlfriend Jennifer were holidaying in Bora Bora. Shortly after taking the photograph, Knoll proposed to her.
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The Future Has Arrived With Spray-On Clothes – 24 May 2013

The Future Has Arrived With Spray-On Clothes – 24 May 2013

Spraying clothes directly onto your body from a can sounds like an incredibly farfetched idea. However, this technology has been around for the last 13 years.

The brainchild of Spanish fashion designer and chemist Manel Torres, Fabrican is a sprayable liquid that instantly turns into fabric.

Torres’ invention involves a liquid suspension filled with short fibers that can be sprayed out of a can.
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‘21st Century Fox’ Unveils New Logo – 24 May 2013

‘21st Century Fox’ Unveils New Logo – 24 May 2013

CEO Rupert Murdoch has debuted News Corp.’s entertainment division’s new logo, as the media conglomerate splits into two separate companies later this year.

One company will keep the name News Corp and will consist of publishing and newspaper properties, while the other named “21st Century Fox” will comprise of entertainment and broadcast operations.
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Facebook Reveals New Logo – 22 April 2013

Facebook Reveals New Logo – 22 April 2013

Facebook has rolled out a new logo, and given some of its other icons an update for the first time in years.

For its new logo, the social media giant has rid its square “f” icon of the faint blue line at the bottom, and the letter “f” is also pulled closer to the edge of the box.
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The ‘World’s First’ Tastable Print Ad – 21 February 2013

The ‘World’s First’ Tastable Print Ad – 21 February 2013

To get more people to try its new orange-flavored soft drink, Fanta created the “world’s first tastable print ad”.

Infused with the company’s “super-secret formula”, the edible and ‘tasty’ paper ad encourages readers to literally tear the page off and share the taste of orange with their friends
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BREADCRUMB TRAILS IN WEB DESIGN – 04 December 2012

BREADCRUMB TRAILS IN WEB DESIGN – 04 December 2012

Breadcrumb navigation is sometimes overlooked by designers in the design and development process. Some designers may even find it unnecessary while others may feel it’s too much hassle for what it’s worth.

The bottom line is, really think about the usability of your audience for your site. If the website is going to have a lot of pages, then a breadcrumb navigation can greatly enhance the way users find their way around a site. sometimes you might find your website is visited through a search engine which will take them to a high-level page. READ MORE

Unusual Dirty Car Art by Scott Wade – 19 June 2012

Unusual Dirty Car Art by Scott Wade – 19 June 2012

Meet Scott Wade – a talented artist, who like every creative and curious person can’t resist a dirty rear car window. We suspect that Scott started off with clever sayings, like, “wash me”, however his later works became much more sophisticated.
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Would you buy an Apple iCar? – 22 May 2012

Would you buy an Apple iCar? – 22 May 2012

Apple board member reveals Steve Jobs wanted to design an Apple iCar.

An Apple board member has revealed that Steve Jobs had dreamed of creating an iCar before his sad demise in October last year after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. Speaking at a Fast Company conference, Mickey Drexler stated that the car industry is a tragedy in America and Steve’s dream was to design an iCar which would give the automotive industry the shake-up it required.
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Professional body piercer Dave Hurban is a man attached to his iPod. Literally. – 18 May 2012

Professional body piercer Dave Hurban is a man attached to his iPod. Literally. – 18 May 2012

Hurban, 21, who works in a tattoo parlor in Newfield, New Jersey, implanted four metal studs in the skin of his wrist and secured his iPod to them magnetically.

“I just invented the strapless watch,” he said on Monday of his Apple Inc device, set to display a clock.

Hurban cheerfully recounted how he mapped out the four corners of the iPod on his arm and then inserted four titanium studs into his skin. Once the incisions healed, he popped on his iPod, which is held in place magnetically.
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The World’s First Invisible Ad – 15 May 2012

The World’s First Invisible Ad – 15 May 2012

To promote its product, deodorant company Lynx created the world’s first invisible ad.

Using hundreds of polarized sunglasses, hack LCD screens, and a terrace house in Sydney— the company created ads that were only visible when viewed only through polarized sunglasses.
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The Evolution of the Coca-Cola Bottle – 04 April 2012

The Evolution of the Coca-Cola Bottle – 04 April 2012

It all started with a brown-coloured syrup, which was relatively harmless, sold only at pharmacies. You’ve guessed it: we are talking about Coca-Cola, the most famous soft drink in the world. The reasons for this success were certainly not the syrup’s magical properties (the syrup didn’t take long to leave the shelves), but mostly the several, extremely well crafted marketing campaigns, and a few strokes of luck. One of those was its happy association with Santa Claus; the other was the ingenious design of its bottle.
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