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‘Did We Have the Sense that America Cared How We Were Doing? We Did Not’

In The Atlantic in 2014, James Fallows examined how Americans and political leaders became so disconnected from those who serve in the military—and …

Political Science

14 beautiful viral photography series of 2014

Photographers mesmerized the Internet in 2014 with beautiful series that put soulful subjects into focus.<p>We saw the softer sides of pit bulls, …

Daily Inspiration #1959

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Azealia Banks vs Iggy Azalea: 'Privileged white people shouldn’t steal hip-hop'

Two of hip-hop's biggest female stars have come to public blows over race. Reni Eddo-Lodge explains why this hip-hop battle is so much bigger than these two women<p>Three years ago, rapper Azealia Banks had a viral hit with <i>212</i>, and this year she finally came out with her debut album. But she’s also …

Call of Duty Endowment more than triples veteran job placements

Last year there were nearly three-quarters of a million unemployed veterans in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor. And it's likely going to get worse as the military continues to downsize.<p>That's where the Call of Duty Endowment comes in. The non-profit, launched by Activision in …

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Butter Glaze

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Butter Glaze.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 13, 2014 82<p>Let’s talk about the best coffee cake I’ve ever had.<p>Especially because …

Pop Culture as Scrap Metal Sculpture

These sculptures skillfully crafted out of scrap metal are the work of a metal workshop in Thailand called Ban Hun Lek. Their work runs the gamut …

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

Wangechi Mutu: under the skin of Africa

When Wangechi Mutu first became aware of the sea mammal that coastal Kenyans call <i>nguva</i>, she knew she’d found the key to her next project. The nguva, or dugong, is a large mammal related to the manatee. It grazes on sea grass, and has a hippo-like head and fish-like tail. This chimerical appearance …

Anime-Inspired Art by Mayi Bashou Wang

As early as in the 1920s, China saw the first experiments in the world of manga and animation thanks to the introduction of lithographic printing derived from the West. The later years of political turmoil prevented the new industry from growing and the grassroots of Chinese manhua culture were …

Mapei Is Merging the Worlds of Hip-Hop and Pop

The Sweden-raised singer talks her new sonic shift, working with Chance the Rapper, and mentoring Lykke Li.<p><i>All photos by By Ruben Sznajderman</i><p>Mapei is full of curveballs. The Rhode Island-born, Sweden-raised singer spent the last decade as a fixture on Stockholm’s underground rap scene—but on her …

Comment on Finland Night Photographs by Mikko Lagerstedt by Columbia Heights Assembly

I am looking at possible purchasing the rights to your photo, “Starry sky, forest, and a road at night”. We would like to blow it up and use it as a …

The Boxtrolls - Featurette - What Makes a Family

The new 3D animated feature from LAIKA Studios tells the tale of the Boxtrolls, monsters who live underneath the streets of Cheesebridge, who crawl …

Animated Movies

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