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Fantasy-Inspired Portraits of Strong Women in Seattle Woodlands

Enter Kindra Nikole's wild imagination in her dreamy photographs.<p>Inspired by creepy films, fantasy novels, and greats like Neil Gaiman, Hayao Miyazaki, Kurt Vonnegut, and Lewis Carroll, Seattle-based photographer Kindra Nikole takes empowering images of women imbued with Photoshop magic. She turns …

Art

Modular Tiny Home Can Easily Be Disassembled to Move Off the Grid With You

For those struck with a permanent sense of wanderlust, Estonian design collective Kodasema has created a tiny prefabricated home concept that can move with you. Called <i>KODA</i>, this minimalist-style structure can be disassembled and prepped to travel in about four hours. Better yet, it has off-road …

Off-roading

Airbus to Build Autonomous Flying Taxis

Billing it as a solution to urban congestion, Airbus has announced a new effort to build helicopter-like autonomous flying vehicles to transport both …

Roads

Portraits of Homeless People and Their Dreams of Old

For his new project <i>The Prince and the Pauper</i>, San Francisco-based photographer Horia Manolache connected with homeless people, learned their stories, …

Photography

Paralyzed patients regain muscle control with the help of virtual reality

A 32-year-old woman who had been paralyzed from the waist down for 13 years has regained partial control over her legs after a revolutionary new treatment.<p>The woman, dubbed "Patient 1," is part of an ongoing research study that uses a system of brain-controlled robotics and virtual reality to …

Virtual Reality

17 Inspiring Examples Of Exterior Uplighting On Houses

Outdoor uplighting creates a dramatic look wherever it’s placed. Up against walls the lights cast shadows and illuminate pathways. Under trees and …

Landscaping

Vitae is a Gorgeous Bathroom Collection from Zaha Hadid Design

Home » Luxury Homes » Vitae is a Gorgeous Bathroom Collection from Zaha Hadid Design<p>Even though the world has lost this year the brilliant <b>Zaha Hadid</b>, …

Zaha Hadid

Khazar Residential Building / S-A-L Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Project’s site is located in one of North Tehran vicinities which comprises of condensed cluster …

360-degree video tour of North Korea gets you inside its isolated capital

North Korea is a bizarre place, cut off from the rest of the world under its dictatorship. Only about 2,500 foreigners reportedly visit the country …

Chinese scientists to trial revolutionary gene-editing technique on cancer patients

A ground-breaking gene-editing technique is to be tested on humans for the first time, with Chinese oncologists trialling the innovation on lung cancer patients.<p>The team from Sichuan University’s West China hospital in Chengdu, China will begin tests in August, the scientific journal Nature …

Headwave TĀG Bluetooth Audio for Motorcycle Helmets

The Headwave TĀG transforms your motorcycle helmet into a concert hall. With easy installation, no cables, and strong bass, TĀG produces a superior …

Audiophile

'Zombie Survival' Opens In Tokyo: The World's Most Advanced Free-Roam VR Experience

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Zombies have infiltrated Sega’s Joypolis theme park in Tokyo’s Odaiba district, and it’s your job to crossover into their virtual world and stop the apocalypse of the undead.<p>Sounds a little intense? It should be as this VR experience is a mind-bending look into the …

Virtual Reality

We're Building Urban Dystopias on Purpose

The Burj Khalifa is not just a skyscraper, and Metropolis is much more than a film.<p>Science fiction cityscapes have awed audiences since <i>Metropolis</i> …

Science Fiction

Dreamy, Colorful, Empty Subway Stations

Chris Forsyth’s camera brings out the best in transit platforms from Canada to Germany.<p>Chris Forsyth has photographed nearly 150 subway stations in the last two years.<p>Starting in Montreal, the 20-year-old* has traveled through Canada and Europe for a photo series titled, <i>The Metro Project</i>. In it, …

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

The Lost & Found

We would like to share the latest work from Christi du Toit with his <b>The Lost & Found</b> illustrative series on Abduzeedo. Rarely we'll see an artist …

Graphic Design

Automated furniture app transforms tiny apartments into mini mansions

Most people don't live in tiny <i>Fifth Element</i> style apartments. But since some of the most popular cities are beginning to feel the squeeze, an idea …

Real Estate

Hilarious Egg Photography with a Horror Twist

by Cara<p>It’s amazing what an egg, a marker and some creativity can create! As it’s Easter, we’ve picked out some of the best examples of egg …

An Astronaut Describes What It's Like to Come Back to Earth from Space

You may remember Leland Melvin as the astronaut whose NASA portrait includes his two dogs.<p>Remember this picture?<p>The adorable NASA portrait of astronaut Leland Melvin with his dogs has been passed around the internet a fair bit, and here's your chance to get to know the man behind the picture. In …

Space Science

This 3D-printed automatic gun is semi-automatic, untraceable, and totally legal

In the case of a YouTube user known simply as Derwood, he'd prefer spending his weekend 3D printing a working semi-automatic weapon; within the boundaries of the law, of course.<p>Shown off via a YouTube video published late last month, Derwood's creation is self-described as a "mostly" 3D-printed …

3D Printing

Disturbing Vintage Photographs Capture History's "Freaks"

Rewind to 1870 and you'll find photographer Charles Eisenmann in his New York studio taking portraits of locals, couples, families and high …

Photographing hypersexuality in the home

The narrative imposed on women’s bodies can feel relentlessly objectifying. We’re constantly confronted by the gender power asymmetry afforded by the male gaze: where women are faceless, personality-lacking creatures of body parts for consumption, and where women seem to have no control over their …

Feminism

This ornate concept skyscraper was inspired by 'Game of Thrones'

Gage, principal and founder of Mark Foster Gage Architects, recently released his plans for a mammoth 102-story building at 41 W. 57th St., right below New York's Central Park.<p>Inspired by the hit HBO show "Game of Thrones," Gage and his colleagues have taken to calling the regal building "The …

Skyscrapers

Beautiful Yet Sinister Photographs Capture an Invasive Plant Species Known As ‘Kudzu’

Known as one of the world’s most aggressive and invasive plant species, the <i>Pueraria lobate,</i> commonly known as Kudzu, covers about seven million …

The 11 Best Video Games of 2015

Video-game obsessives will look back at 2015 fondly, as the year has given us an uncommonly high number of killer prestige titles featuring an …

Articles about traditional facade hides light filled modern delaware renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.<p>A tiny, distraction-free workspace is concealed behind a mysterious “hairy” exterior with no discernible entrance in Nottingham,...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the …

Architecture

Man 3D-Prints Working Revolver With His Name On It

Our cyberpunk western future<p>Cyberspace isn’t the Wild West, but if anything gets close, it’s 3D-printed guns. The weapons, made at home by people with both a desire for a firearm and access to a printing machine, are themselves untraceable, circumventing most gun regulations by being made at home. …

3D Printing