Roberto S. Flores

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Michael Eric Dyson just dragged the sh*t out of Trump on live television

Michael Eric Dyson knew the late great Aretha Franklin for many years. On Friday, he was one of many performers, religious leaders, and friends to …

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin bishop sorry for 'groping' Ariana Grande

<b>The bishop who led Aretha Franklin's funeral has apologised to Ariana Grande after being accused of groping her on stage.</b><p>Images show Bishop Charles H Ellis III holding Ariana high above her waist, with his fingers squeezed around the side of the singer's chest.<p>"It would never be my intention to …

Ariana Grande

Old-school eulogy at Aretha Franklin funeral ignites wrath

DETROIT (AP) — A fiery, old-school eulogist at the funeral of Aretha Franklin fell flat for many in the crowd and prompted a social media uproar when he declared "black America has lost its soul," black women are incapable of raising sons alone and the Black Lives Matter movement is unfounded in …

Aretha Franklin

What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given the Proper Attention of an Industrial Designer?

Bills so pretty you'd never spend them<p>Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I've never seen. But …

Twenty podcasts that will make you smarter

There are so many great podcasts out now that you're guaranteed to find some you'll get addicted to.<p>And though there are plenty of entertaining …

Self-improvement

Meet The Woman Who Wants To Change The Way You Buy Your iPhone

<b>It's 11:30 p.m. on a Thursday</b>, and Silicon Valley has gone quiet for the night. The streets are largely empty, the corporate campuses dark. But in a sea of vacant office parks, the lights are on in a squat and entirely unnoteworthy building in Sunnyvale, California — and the parking lot is packed …

Apple

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Top 10

25 White Exterior Ideas for a Bright, Modern Home

<b>It has been a big year for white in home design.</b><p>It started with Benjamin Moore selecting white as it’s 2016 Color of the Year. Following suit, light …

25 incredible photos revealing the history of America's first modern shopping mall

Southdale was the first modern indoor mall in the US, and eventually became a national symbol of car-centric, consumerist, postwar suburbia.<p>The shopping mall featured a large central atrium with escalators that led to two upper floors. A pair of department stores anchored each end of the …

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule

In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong," the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require …

5 logos by famous designers and why they work

When you’re seeking inspiration for a new logo design, it’s natural to head to a modern-day logo gallery like one of these.<p>But the principles of good …

An Editorial School Project: Xplore Newsletter

Nothing to start off your Weekend with an editorial project made by a graphic design student. The project is called: <b>Xplore Newsletter</b> and it has been …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

This Color-Changing Art Puts Black Light Posters to Shame

Raise your hand if the phrase "glow in the dark" instantly transports you back to the bedroom of your youth. Well, if you're too ashamed to admit …

LG G6 to feature new 6.0 mobile user interface

LG's G6, its new flagship phone, will feature a new mobile user interface when it's unveiled later this month, the handset maker said Wednesday.<p>The new user interface, dubbed UX 6.0, will allow the device's 5.7-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio to shoot photos and review them simultaneously side …

The Burning Ground by Adam O’Riordan – smoothly skilful LA stories

A prizewinning poet makes the leap to fiction with a quietly excellent collection set among the wealth, the grime and the depleting emptiness of Los Angeles<p>Sprawling under its haze, sucking in people from across America and all over the world, its gaudy luxury and prosperous suburbs in close …

6 Famous International Physicists who were influenced by Hindu Dharma

Science and religion don’t normally go together. We’ve seen scientists dissing out people with religious beliefs, and vice versa. While religion …

Hinduism

It's been 10 years since the iPhone debuted — look how terrible the first one seems today

It was a revelation.<p>Before the iPhone came out, smartphones were clunky devices, half keyboard and half screen.<p>Full websites didn't run on mobile phones, so companies were forced to build weak, mobile versions of their sites.<p>The iPhone changed all that.<p>And yet, the typical smartphone experiences we …

App Store

EID Wins Competition for Stacked Block Mixed-Use Development in Chongqing

China-based firm EID Architecture has been selected as the winner of a design competition for a mixed-use development, entitled Longfor Phase IV, in …

Architecture

BNL-BNP Paribas Headquarters / 5+1AA Alfonso Femia Gianluca Peluffo

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of the new headquarters of BNL is part of a particular and unique context. Unique because the …

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

Nonfiction Book Review: Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History’s Greatest Buildings by James Crawford. Picador, $35 (640p) ISBN 978-1-250-11829-5

Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History’s Greatest Buildings<p>James Crawford. Picador, $35 (640p) ISBN 978-1-250-11829-5<p>This well-researched and …

On The Street…Bowery, New York

Helical Staircase Makes an Eccentric Centerpiece in this LA Family Home

Belzberg Architects organized <b>Tree Top Residence</b> around a stunning helical staircase. The design is not just a simple helix, however. The architect …

The Cities Of The Future Will Be Great If We Figure Out How To Make Them Affordable

By Alexander Starritt5 minute Read<p>No aspect of living in a city causes more misery, divides communities more deeply and is easier to fix than the …

Housing

Story of cities #22: how Hitler's plans for Germania would have torn Berlin apart

Hitler’s megalomaniacal project to raze much of Berlin and transform it into his global Nazi capital killed thousands. Today, its few remnants are chilling, mundane, even graceful – and inseparable from a barbaric chapter in history<p>Resembling a huge, ripe, cracked brie, one of the few remnants of …

Golden hour at the golden building.