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Photoshop's Phone Sex Ad Is The Weirdest Update Request Ever

Video: Software updates exist to patch vulnerabilities and to add features, and installing those updates is just common sense. Photoshop will usually remind you on startup if you haven’t updated, but Adobe has gone the extra mile and created an ad based on phone sex hotlines.


Class Up Your Camping With A Canteen That Turns Into A Pint Glass

Drinking from a canteen’s spout is fine when you’re just rehydrating after a hike. But once camp is set up, you’ll probably be drinking something other than water, and that’s where this canteen from the Stable Goods Co. really shines. Flip it over, remove the bottom and suddenly you’ve got a wide-mouthed pint glass.


This Floating Walkway Is Christo's First Truly Important Work Of Art

Over the weekend, my social media feeds were draped in neon orange as the world exuberantly shared the first photos of Christo’s latest work, The Floating Piers, a 3km walkway across an Italian lake. It is easily the artist’s most ambitious piece from an engineering perspective — and one that actually adds value to its location.


The Number Of Stars On The EU Flag Means Absolutely Nothing

This week, the United Kingdom votes on whether or not it will remain in the European Union. It’s being called the Brexit, which is just awful. But if the UK does leave, what happens to the stars on the EU flag? Nothing — because the number of stars means nothing.


Columbia Turned Its Clothing Labels Into Stainless Steel Survival Tools

To help reinforce the idea that its clothing is designed for rugged outdoor adventures, Columbia is turning the informational hang tags on some of its garments into stainless steel survival tools that do everything from cut wood, to fix clothing tears, to filter water.


A Legion Of Animators Remade A Classic Dragon Ball Episode Frame For Frame

Video: Especially if you grew up watching it, Dragon Ball is hard not to love, with its rich landscapes, totally unexplained animal people and, of course, Goku, the gifted but naive fighter at the centre of it. Where formative experiences with anime are concerned, this show holds a special place in a lot of people’s hearts. Which is why the Seven Star Re-Animate project exists.


This Slick Rain Jacket Is Made Of 21 Plastic Bottles

The synthetic compounds (PFCs) that help the fabrics used in rain jackets repel moisture have an unfortunate downside: They don’t naturally break down and are far from environmentally-friendly. It’s kind of the ugly secret of the performance wear world, but Columbia has finally come up with an eco-friendly waterproof alternative.


Cute Animation Imagines What Happens To The Sheep You Didn't Count Because You Fell Asleep

Video: When you’re counting sheep jumping over a fence to help you fall asleep, you’re inevitably going to leave some behind. You can’t count them all! You need to sleep! But those poor imaginary leftover sheep never get to clear the fence and be free. What will happen to them? Katelyn Hagen shows the plight of the sheep never counted in this short animation, which imagines what lengths they might go to jump the line.


Mail Your Friends The Universe With An Envelope Full Of Constellations

If you still believe that a hand-written letter carries more emotional weight than an auto-generated response to a text message, these star-filled envelopes will even let you send an entire galaxy to your friends and loved ones — if they peer inside.


5 Reasons To Install Linux On Your Laptop

You can choose something other than MacOS or Windows 10 when it comes to an operating system for your computer. If you’re prepared to be a little more adventurous, Linux has plenty of great features that will save you time and make working a little less dull.


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