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Student Ambassadors in Palo Alto Bring Flipboard to Their Schools

<i>“It’s all about the vibe and the hype”—Liam Shalon, one of Flipboard’s first-ever student ambassadors, on how to run a successful street team program.</i><p>Along with schoolwork, extracurriculars and Kanye, there was another subject on a handful of Palo Alto teens’ minds recently: Flipboard. A small team …

Are you damaging your hearing without realising it?

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.<p>It starts gradually. The guitars in your favourite song no longer seem to sound loud enough, so you crank up the volume. You struggle to …

Music Production

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Tie your shoes the Ukrainian way

The "Ukrainian lacing" method puts a pair of loops in both sets of top eyelets, cross-laces to the bottom, and anchors the laces with a pair of …

Inspiring Chinese Woman Travels 1,500 Miles to Rescue 100 Dogs from a Dog-Meat Festival

Xiaoyun Yang, a retired teacher in China, has emerged as a hero to dog lovers everywhere after she traveled more than 1,500 miles and spent over $1,100 in order to save 100 dogs from being slaughtered and eaten during the controversial dog-meat festival in the southern city of Yulin.<p>The annual …

China

Prince George Spends a Day on the Polo Field

The royal baby and his mother make their second public appearance of the weekend.<p>What a weekend it has been for Prince George. He barely had time to get a nap in following yesterday's appearance at the Trooping of the Colour parade (we're still not over how cute he looked), before he's out again …

After the siren: Why not Collingwood?

The Giants finished with no fit players on the bench and while some of the damage was as a result of friendly fire (Joel Patfull's rib injury), they …

Victoria (Australia)

Using Photography to Make a Heartfelt Difference

My name is Fiona Lumsdaine. I’m a passionate fine art portrait, wedding, corporate and event photographer living in Sydney Australia. You can find me …

Photography

North West Takes the Ballerina Bun to New Heights

Acting as fashion’s unofficial first toddler, <b>North West</b> has already exhibited an impressively prescient lineup of breezy hairstyles, making shower-fresh buns and sleek knots her signature long before they swept the Met Gala and Cannes Film Festival. Spotted leaving ballet class in Los Angeles …

Met Gala

GRUPPE creates pastel-coloured totems to signpost Clerkenwell Design Week

<b>Clerkenwell Design Week 2015:</b> Swiss design studio GRUPPE has installed totems of colourful building blocks on the streets of Clerkenwell during the …

Wallpaper of the Week by Ink Studio

The wallpaper of this week is the beautiful image created by Ink studio. That's their yearly paper design project an in 2015 they were inspired by …

Design

Kylie Jenner Clears the Air About Snapchat Video: 'Sorry to Disappoint Everyone Who Thinks I'm This Wild Child'

Can’t a girl just enjoy Popeye’s chicken in peace?<p>After a string of eyebrow-raising behavior, Kylie Jenner sparked headlines after seemingly …

Kylie Jenner

Why We Melt at Puppy Pictures

Cute babies elicit caregiving behavior in humans—but why do we have the same response to the cute young of other species?<p>Things were great at home. Everyone was getting enough sleep, cleaning all the laundry and dishes, and keeping up with homework. So it seemed like the obvious time to upend it …

Cute

Honest Empathy Cards by Emily McDowell

Honest Empathy Cards by Emily McDowell<p>via slate.com<p>For LA-based designer Emily McDowell, the most difficult part of battling cancer wasn’t the sickness itself, but the loneliness she felt when her friends and family distanced themselves from her. Now cancer-free, McDowell has launched a set of …

Michelle Obama

Daily Inspiration #2068

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 …

Getting Ready for the Met Gala

The hair and makeup artists behind the evening’s most glamorous looks tell all.<p>1/12<p>Rihanna’s dramatic yellow Guo Pei ensemble was arguably the boldest look of the night, so makeup artist Mylah Morales kept her face soft with Dior pink blush on eyes and lips, and Diorshow’s Art Pen Felt-Tip Eyeliner …

Met Gala

Eastern Promises

With a spring exhibition entitled “China: Through the Looking Glass,” it is only natural that the red carpet for the opening party be sprinkled with Asian decorative motifs and interpretations of Chinoiserie. And so the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala Monday evening brought out …

Marissa Mayer

It’s a Girl For the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: Pictures

Cambridge

Skateboarding in Kabul

Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson is the latest to use her lens to capture NGO Skateistan's students in Kabul. The project, started in 2007 by Australian Oliver Percovich, aims to mix studies with sport with the priority of getting girls from poor and displaced families back into full-time …

Kabul

See How Presidents Age in the White House, According to Microsoft

Articles about 6 whimsical kids rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>In our long history of construction, paneling has run the …

Architecture

7 Incredibly Adorable Animals Unique to Hokkaido, Japan

Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, is famous for its winter weather and gorgeous natural scenery, but if you ask us, it should also be known for its population of adorable animals that can't be found anywhere else in the country. In these incredible photos captured by PopShiretoko360, a Twitter …

Japan

L.A.'s 15 Coolest Tattoos — & The Man Behind Them All

In Los Angeles, the only thing harder than scoring a table at just-opened Jon & Vinny's Pizza on Fairfax is getting on the books with tattoo artist …

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Streetwear

Academy of Country Music Honors Its Stars: Pictures

Award Shows

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p>The Icehotel …

Royal Baby Betting: Bookies Could Be Out $750,000 by Wednesday

Betting

Scientists Probe Puppy Love

It's a question that bedevils dog owners the world over: "Is she staring at me because she loves me? Or because she wants another biscuit?"<p>Research published Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i> suggests that love (or something close) could be behind that stare. The work shows that when dogs and their …

Pets

Jessica Alba Discusses Women's Empowerment, Her Inspiration, and a New Collaboration

Here’s a collaboration that’s guaranteed to have you looking good on the outside and feeling great on the inside. Nordstrom has teamed up with Piece …