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Intriguing Installation Plunges a Library Deep into the Ground

Swedish artist Susanna Hesselberg recently constructed a library that plunges into an infinite abyss. Visible only from above ground, the intriguing installation is inconspicuously marked and, from a distance, looks as though it's just a square frame laying on the grass. As viewers approach it, …

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Unleashing a Monster (Hopefully)

Joshua Ben Longo on what it really takes to crowd-fund and mass-produce a terrifyingly cute area rug.<p>Growing up, Joshua Ben Longo was plagued with …

Curiously Cute Pine Martens in Algonquin Park, Canada

Wildlife photographer Daniel Cadieux recently caught these extremely adorable photos of pine martens in Algonquin Park in Ontario, Canada. Like the ermine, this slender-bodied weasel has one curiously cute face. Cadieux was able to spot three of them near suet feeders that were put up in a few …

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17 Inspiring Instances of Contemporary Irish Architecture

Architects love going green, but today it’s not a byword for our preoccupations with eco-friendly innovation. Celebrated around the world on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect opportunity to recognize Irish culture (and have a cheeky pint of Guinness or three).<p>St. Patrick’s Day originates …

Daily Inspiration #2023

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 …

Daily Inspiration #2018

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 …

Intricate Modular Paper Sculptures by Richard Sweeney | Colossal

<p>Inspired by the organic forms of nature like mounds of snow and clouds, English artist Richard Sweeney creates delicate modular sculptures out of …

Steam reviews H1Z1: Twerking, blackberry farming, and log-in problems

Steam community members are giving their special take on Sony’s controversial new zombie survival game, H1Z1.<p>H1Z1 launched on Steam Early Access yesterday, giving access to a development build to anyone willing to drop $20, and it’s now Steam’s top-selling game. It’s going to be free-to-play at …

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The Laser Light Show Goes Highbrow At Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall

Last month, Refik Anadol, a Turkish-born visual artist and designer, turned the inside of Frank Gehry’s sparkling Walt Disney Concert Hall into an explosion of light that responded to music.<p>Called <i>Visions of America: Amériques</i>, the site-specific video installation was developed as part of the Los …

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How to Draw a Perfect Circle

Drawing is about muscle control, and muscle control comes from reps. Which is why Professor Gary, our Drawing teacher at ID school had us draw …

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Cardboard Children: Cards Against Humanity

<i>Content warning: references to sexual violence.</i><p>Hello youse.<p>In this silly old board and card gaming world, heavy, serious shit doesn’t happen much. …

This ugly plant is truly one of a kind

There's nothing else on the planet like the plant called <i>Welwitschia mirabilis</i>. The ancient tree looks like little more than a pile of leaves, and it's only found in the extremely arid desert regions of Namibia. But the species has managed to live on for many millions of years, perhaps because of …

Stunning High-Rise Tower Mimics a Tree with Branches

The second architectural folly of the 21st century is upon us. Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisn Associs and Oxo Architects, have crafted an imaginative structure named <i>White Tree</i> in Montpellier, France that dazzles us with its unusual stair-step shape and how it fans into the open sky. For something to …

Please Send This Game To Mars

A modest proposal for Just Dance 2014, the most important bad game in recent memory.<p>I think my cheeks are still flush with blood. By my count, as of writing, it has been approximately 13 hours since I last played <i>Just Dance 2014</i>, a pop-music based, karaoke-choreography franchise video game in which …

The incredible illustrations of Tadahiro Uesugi - The Fox Is Black

I came across the illustrations of Tadahiro Uesugi completely by chance and they immediately caught my eye. I poured through his work, delved into …

Mystical Worlds Created by Digital Artist Amandine van Ray

Artist Amandine van Ray creates eerie, surreal compositions through powerfully expressive narratives. Each one of her ghostly figures floats unnaturally through the air in a journey where darkness and isolation seem to be the dominating forces that drive each visual story.<p>Through impressive editing …

Diamond: Britain's answer to the Large Hadron Collider

The darling of particle physics might be the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, but as a practical tool it's no match for the UK's Diamond Light Source. Located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory campus at Harwell in Oxfordshire, Diamond is an alchemist's dream, a place where beams of light …