Jillian Hsu

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Friends want life advice? Tell them to travel more

From broadening perspectives to creating lasting memories, seeing the world can be a major exercise in self-improvement.<p><i>“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”</i> – Mark Twain<p>Mark Twain is just one of history’s many …

3D Illusion Street Art by Eduardo Relero

Spanish artist Eduardo Relero creates wonderfully imaginative 3D illusion street art. His work is a modern example of the trompe l’oeil optical …

Art

Quick! Eat These 90 Recipes Before The World Runs Out Of Chocolate

We've heard it before, and we certainly don't want to hear it again: chocolate shortage. Two words that not only have the ability tests one's strength of character, but also the strength of one's sugar addiction. Especially when the rumors of a looming global shortage of chocolate might actually be …

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Public Art: More Than a Background for Selfies

During the busy summer travel months, your Facebook feeds and shared slideshows are likely filled with photos of friends on vacation. Odds are those photos included public art: faces reflected in Chicago's "Cloud Gate" (affectionately known as "The Bean") by Anish Kapoor, beautiful nighttime shots …

Hello Kitty Flights Now Headed To Paris Thanks To EVA Air

This is "mew"sic to our ears.<p>While the world wrestles with shock from the recent announcement that Hello Kitty is not a cat, a happier piece of news comes our way from EVA Air: cat or not, Hello Kitty planes will begin flying routes to Paris next month in celebration of Hello Kitty's 40th birthday …

Paper Sculptures by Nick Georgiou

View Gallery<p>Inspired by our culture shifting from print consumption to digital media, Nick Georgiu creates sculptures from his local Tucson …

Illustrations by Christopher Guzmán

Surreal Illustrations of Rio de Janeiro by Christopher Guzmán.<p>Christopher Guzmán is an illustrator originally from Mexico City who currently lives …

Laguna New Mural - Las Mesas, Spain

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• September 4, 2014<br>• 0<p>Making himself rather rare on the mural front in these past few months, Laguna was recently in Las Mesas, …

Work By Apolo Cacho

View Gallery<p>Apolo Cacho is a painter and graphic artist from Mexico City. He is the author of <i>El Taco Psicotrópico</i>, a graphic novel compiling tales …

Mexico City

Paintings by Hsiao-Ron Chen

We are enjoying the soft and inviting paintings of Taipei-based artist Hsiao-Ron Chen. The surreal paintings feature children, plants and animals …

Art

Dreamlike Watercolor Paintings of Iconic Skylines Around the World

Depicting iconic cityscapes from around the world using a keen eye for structural beauty, Maja Wronska continues to capture a dreamy and refreshing quality in her paintings. Encapsulating scenes from Seattle to Amsterdam, Wronska uses watercolors, pastels, and sometimes coffee, to create artwork …

A Field Guide to Procrastinators

This comic from twenty Pixels came out a couple of weeks ago, but I'm just now getting around to sharing it with you. But that's nothing compared to …

The 6 Worst Ways To End A Speech

If so, you not only experienced a brilliant display of light, color, and sound against the night sky, but you also witnessed one of the most important principles of effective presentations: ending with a bang, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations …

Rainy Night Lights

If there is one thing that I really love about cities it's the lights. I just love when regular streets become magical with the darkness contrasted …

Photography

Hanoi: is it possible to grow a city without slums?

To an outsider, Hanoi can seem like a city trying to consume itself. Jackhammers chatter and circular saws whine like cicadas. Sparks from welding shoot into oncoming traffic and exhaust fumes lace the air with a metallic twinge. Careening through the streets on the city’s estimated 4m motorbikes, …

Endless Skyscraper Proposes a Vertical City in a Single Structure

The skyscrapers of the future aren't going to just be buildings, but will function as vertical cities. That's according to SURE Architecture, at least. <i>Endless City</i> is a fascinating proposal that transforms the skyscraper into an upright ecosystem. It's a mixed-use tower that is wrapped in huge …

Articles about 8 decks spectacular views on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist …

You Could Play Checkers On This Building’s Facade

A new project from Vietnam-based architecture firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects turns a university administration building into an eco-friendly board game.<p>The seven-story building at FPT University in Hanoi features an alternating checkerboard-patterned facade, in which concrete blocks alternate with …

Green Roofs

Can 3D Printers Save Libraries?

With text becoming digital we'd think that libraries are suffering, if not dead already. But libraries—long known as reference and research …

Libraries

Daily Inspiration #1843

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