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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Cosmic Bulletins: Two Major Discoveries Rock Science

The Theory of General Relativity seemed truly bizarre when Albert Einstein first articulated it 99 years ago: gravity, the great physicist declared, …

Physics

Guy Spends Commute Drawing Cartoon Heads On His Fellow Passengers

Illustrator Joe Butcher (aka October Jones) has started spending his daily commute drawing cartoon heads on Post-Its and holding them up to his …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Top 10 future cities in film

Is our urban future bright or bleak? Peter Bradshaw provides a selection of celluloid cities you might consider moving to - or avoiding - if you are looking to relocate any time in the next 200 years or so<p>What have we missed? Tell us your favourite movie metropolis in the comments below

Incredibly Majestic Lion Made of 4,000 Metal Scraps

Istanbul-based Turkish sculptor Seluk Yilmaz has constructed a 6-foot-tall, 10-foot-long majestic lion out of nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal that is aptly dubbed <i>Aslan (Lion)</i>. Taking close to a year to complete the incredible sculpture, the artist hand-cut and hammered each metallic component …

Sculpture

Amazing Photos of Trees Frozen in Subzero Temperatures

Snow is nothing new to wintry weather but Monza, Italy-based photographer Niccol Bonfadini captures a unique sight of the season in which trees are completely overwhelmed by snow and ice in subzero temperatures. The cloud-like shells in each image mask the trees in a frosty armor with nothing but …

Photography

Daily Inspiration 1660

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 …

Graphic Design

'Gritty' Illustrations Of Childhood Characters

This is a series of 'gritty' childhood pop culture characters by DeviantARTist Tohad. There's a whole bunch of them: Ronald McDonald, the …

Today on YouTube: Former Celtic midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura arcs a free-kick to hit the top of a wedding cake

Shunsuke Nakamura, the former Celtic midfielder, successfully hits off the bride and groom figurines atop the pudding from about 20 yards, at an actual wedding<p>Japanese television shows are known for their innovative, bizarre and occasionally brutal nature but are wildly popular; so much so they are …

Shocking Indian football stadium collapse leaves more than 100 people injured

Stand drops suddenly to the floor as young boy performs football tricks on the pitch<p>More than 100 people are believed to have been injured when an entire football stand collapsed before a football match in India.<p>The shocking incident happened minutes before the start of a match between Saban …

New Tapir Species Discovered in the Amazon, Largest New Species Named This Century

Tapirs are some of the oldest mammals in existence. They appeared about fifty million years ago, and they haven’t changed much since then, so it must …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Top 10 martial arts movies

Everybody is kung-fu fighting for sure, but it takes more than that to make a great martial arts movie. The Guardian and Observer critics pick the 10 finest ever made<p>• Top 10 movie adaptations • Top 10 animated movies • Top 10 silent movies • Top 10 sports movies • Top 10 film noir • Top 10 …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Western Australia

For Sale: A Scrooge McDuck Bank Vault With Enough Coins For Swimming

This is the Swiss bank deposit safe for sale in Basel, Switzerland. You get the actual room, along with the safe deposit boxes and 8-million Swiss …

It's Still No Bone Throne: The Angular Skull Armchair

This is the Skull Armchair designed by French artist Harold Sangouard. It looks like a giant angular skull. But only from the back, from the front it …

Package Design by Lacy Kuhn for Heartland Breakfast Cereals

Lovely Packaging – Student Work.<p>Lacy Kuhn has designed this lovely packaging for the Heartland line of breakfast cereals by the National Cereal …

Graphic Design

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

Pets

Articles about 7 fantastic backyard buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer …

Architecture

Sperm whale explodes as man tries to open stomach - video

A dead sperm whale explodes in the Faroe Islands as a man attempts to open its stomach. The mammal's insides suddenly surge open as the man in protective costume runs to shield himself from the slime. Sperm whales are not killed on the Faroe Islands. This whale had died of natural causes

For Canada's remote towns, living with polar bears is growing more risky

Melting sea ice is forcing polar bears on to dry land – and, increasingly, into contact with humans<p>It was just a few days after a polar bear had mauled two people in the centre of town that the patrol officer pulled up by the school and scanned his binoculars along the rocky shoreline of Hudson Bay …

Family Guy shocks fans by killing off Brian Griffin

Last night <b>Family Guy</b> left its audience in a state of shock by killing off the much-loved character Brian Griffin, in what executive producer Steve …

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas going mobile

Great news for <b>GTA</b> fans – <b>Grand Theft Auto: San Andrea</b>s (which, for my money, is still the finest instalment of the series) is heading to mobile …

Ultimate Manga UK Movie Release Challenge - Which Manga UK Movie Releases Have You Seen?

1<p>Wolf Children (2012)<p>2<p>The Girl Who<p>3<p>Summer Wars (2009)<p>4<p>Akira (1988)<p>5<p>Ghost in the Shell (1995)<p>6<p>Fist of the North Star<p>7<p>Street Fighter II: The Animated …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich shoots phenomenal portraits of Siamese fighting fish (betta). The intimate photos are perfectly lit in …