The gorgeous alphabet of Alex Persani

The dark alphabet of things that can kill you from A to Z

It's hard to keep track of what could kill you these days but if you really want to know, it's basically everything. College Humor created this dark comedy animation bit where the Grim Reaper waxes poetic on all the things that can kill a person from A to Z. It's a reminder to not avoid life when living. » 9/08/14 11:49pm 9/08/14 11:49pm

Learn the A-to-Z of Space Travel With NASA's Orion Spacecraft

Space is endlessly fascinating, but it can be difficult to know how to begin explaining its infinite vastness, especially to little ones. Enter the Orion A to Z—a colorful guide to space exploration put together by NASA. » 8/11/14 8:39am 8/11/14 8:39am

Ridiculous alphabet sandwich has a different ingredient for each letter

DudeFoods made a towering sandwich with 26 different ingredients, one for each letter of the alphabet, because, well, someone had to see what the alphabet in sandwich form would look like. There's the ABC's of sandwiches (also known as the the things that make any sandwich better) in avocado, bacon and cheese along… » 4/08/14 10:31pm 4/08/14 10:31pm

Alphabet Robots Are Still The Best Way to Learn The Alphabet

All these modern-day kids have iPad and iPod touch apps to learn the alphabet. My kindergarten class had a box of these Alphabet Robots for our grimey, snot-ridden hands to play with. With just one or two minor adjustments, a letter of the alphabet suddenly transformed into an adorable little robot creature. This was… » 2/06/13 2:40pm 2/06/13 2:40pm

Watching the Alphabet Animate Itself Is Way Too Much Fun

I've never had this much fun reading the alphabet since I was a kid and finally conquered the L, M, N, O stretch of my ABCs. But this video is way cooler—the letters actually animates itself to represent a word it begins with. It's so goddamn clever. » 9/21/11 6:20pm 9/21/11 6:20pm

These Are the Most Popular Letters In the World According to Google

If you had to reorder the alphabet according to the popularity of letters in Google, it would be called the alphaiot. Which, actually, has a quite nice ring to it. It will also look like this. » 1/12/11 2:40pm 1/12/11 2:40pm

A Typography Geek's Dream Bookshelf

The Aakkoset bookshelf from Kayiwa might not be the most efficient way to store your things, but the alphabet shelf sure would get a typographer excited. Look at how useful a well constructed 'W' can be! » 10/30/10 5:00pm 10/30/10 5:00pm

ABC3D: The Alphabet as Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

Sometimes simple is best: the ABC3D pop-up book is just wonderfully captivating, and does exactly what it says on its transforming cover. You may think more "coffee table, guest amusement" than "give to kids" but it's only $19.95, so why not let the little tykes appreciate its good design too? By Marion Bataille, due… » 3/25/08 7:51am 3/25/08 7:51am