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50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

7 signs you’ve made it in a foreign language

Learning a foreign language as an adult is undeniably more challenging than growing up bilingual. Since we’re no longer human sponges, the task …

Language Learning

50 Best Movies of 2013 According to IMDB Users

The House Hafner by Hornung and Jacobi Architecture

Outstanding Architecture Design.<p>Extravagant architecture design meets modern lifestyle as well as functionality. The Hamburg, Germany based …

Architecture

Living With: T-Shirts That Are More Than Just Pretty Patterns

At first glance, these t-shirts look like they have really cool patterns on them, but in fact, they are designed as a way to help remove the stigma …

Mental Health

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy

Zappos is known for its zany corporate culture. The company’s Q4 “All Hands” meeting in November was aptly-themed “Gone Wild”: one female employee voluntarily climbed into a case filled with tarantulas to win a $250 gift card. The event opened with a <i>Lion King</i> performance put on by employees at the …

The Workplace

National Geographic Travel

Summer Luxury in Italy

Summer in Italia is as close as mortals get... to heaven. Sun-bathed piazzas, colorful, aromatic farmers markets, sensual people throbbing to different music 24 hours a day. If Alaska is the land of the Midnight Sun, Italia is the terra of the Midnight Fun.<p>Italians are different than Americans, …

Italy

The (Possible) Birthplace Of Tiramisu In Treviso, Italy (PHOTOS)

On your next trip to Venice--because of course there will be a next trip--hop on up to Treviso some 40 minutes to the north.<p>"Little Venice," as it's called by locals, offers much to see, including old mansions and museums not to mention vineyards and hillsides.<p>But it's also becoming famous for its …

10 best things to do in Milan

Milan is a well known capital of all things catwalk but there are more amazing things to do in Milan than its (admittedly great) shopping. Here are …

Italy

Pope Francis Visited Assisi, And You Should Too

Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy on Friday.<p>Friday is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, with whom the pope shares a name, so it is a perfect day for all of us to visit this historic hillside town.<p>Crowds gathered at St. Francis Basilica in Assisi as the pope arrived for mass.<p>The …

'Acqua Alta' Flooding Returns To Venice, Leaves Tourists Wading

It's baaack. <i>Acqua alta</i> -- the flooding caused by high tide and crazy winds in the fall and winter -- visited the streets of Venice, Italy for the first time this season.<p>St. Mark's Square and the surrounding walkways have become a wild water park for locals and those ever-Instagramming tourists, who …

Burano, Italy Is The Cheeriest Little Island, And It Will Lift Your Soul On Travel Tuesday

If you're in need of an emotional boost, take a virtual trip to the chipper town of Burano, Italy on this fine Travel Tuesday.<p>The wee island is located in the same lagoon as Venice, but its colors pop and fizzle in a way that makes it feel almost tropical.<p>The houses on Burano obviously follow a …

Rome, Italy: On the Pilgrimage Trail

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

Turing Complete

The government has pardoned Alan Turing, but who will pardon the government?<p>So that's it then. Nearly sixty years after he apparently poisoned himself - the result of years of tortures and torments inflicted on him by the British state – Alan Turing has been pardoned of the crime of "gross …

Today in science: Isaac Newton’s birthday

Born in 1643, Isaac Newton’s insights laid a foundation for our modern understanding of celestial motion, light and gravity.<p><b>January 4, 1643.</b> Isaac …

Physics

Abduzeedo Happy Holidays Art in Illustrator and Photoshop

One of the best ways to learn is by practicing and trying to recreate styles and effects that you like. We have been doing this here on Abduzeedo …

Graphics

The Air Walk

Air Rope is an inflatable rescue tunnel that can be deployed during flood situations. It is a safer option to the rope pulley system and is easier to …

25 Wonderful Christmas Light Painting Images

Last week we shared a tutorial and image collection on taking beautiful Christmas Bokeh images which got shared around the web like crazy. As a …

Visually Dramatic Series of Vertical Panoramic Shots of Churches

Richard Silver achieves the absolutely sublime in his spectacular pictures of churches that show entrance to altar all in one sweeping image. Just as …

Landscape Photography

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3