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Surreal animation explains Tony Abbott's downfall – video

Tony Abbott,Malcolm Turnbull,Kevin Rudd,Julia Gillard,Bronwyn Bishop,Australian politics,Australia news,Liberal party,Labor party,Animation,World news,Animation<p>The recent change of leadership in Australia gets the Taiwanese Animators treatment. Despite the conventional title, ‘Tony Abbott out, …

Preview: Unseen Photo Fair 2015 - Our editors' preview picks from this year's Unseen Photo Fair | LensCulture

Despite the recent proliferation of photography festivals and fairs around the world, the events seem to neatly divide themselves into two distinct camps. In the former lie such festivals as Arles, Encontros Da Imagem (Braga), Photolux (Lucca), in which a small town finds itself completely (though …

Map: The states where women’s heels are the highest

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>Many women have conflicting attitudes toward high heels. Some see them as a beautiful fashion accessory, and others as a cruel and unusual punishment. But the decision to wear heels often comes down to two considerations: Fashion and terrain. These things …

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9 Squares: A Collaborative GIF Project for Nine Designers Using Four Colors in Three Seconds | Colossal

<p>9 Squares is a collaborative motion graphics project where 9 designers are given a 350-pixel square, four colors, and three seconds to create any …

More Fantastic Doodles of Characters Living in Skylines by Thomas Lamadieu

Illustrator Thomas Lamadieu looks at blank space and fill it in with imagination. The French artist, previously featured here and here, is back with more whimsical drawings of imaginary sky inhabitants. Lamadieu takes photos of the tops of buildings and transforms them with his own creative …

Vintage Photos Fuse to Create Fantastically Surreal Landscape Collages

California-based collage artist Eugenia Loli fuses vintage photographs to create fantastically surreal compositions. Her colorful scenes often depict people in strange lands that conjure vivid dreams, where outer space is just outside our window and entire cityscapes are at the bottom of a cave. In …

Graffiti Penalties Around the World, Bombers Take Note

Lifestyle and culture site Hopes&Fears has compiled a list of the different types of laws<p>Lifestyle and culture site Hopes&Fears has compiled a list …

How to Quit Your Day Job and Become a Nature Photographer

Your favorite nature photographers likely aren’t on assignment for <i>National Geographic</i>. But they are likely on this other thing we call Instagram. Whether you’re snapping pics on an iPhone or a Canon DSLR, if you learn about light and composition, you’ll not only improve your general photo skills, …

Yoga Instructor’s Graceful Poses Beautifully Complement Colorful Street Art

Chicago-based yoga instructor and street art enthusiast Soren Buchanan marries her two passions in a unique, on-going Instagram photo project. Her popular account, @spritesoren, features the yogi posing in front of large, colorful murals. Buchanan highlights many illustrative styles and showcases …

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …

Color Palettes Inspired by New York City Storefronts, Street Art, and Architecture

When advertising art director Andrew C. Bly arrived in New York City two years ago, he felt compelled to take snapshots while out and about walking …

20+ Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

As the world moves to cities, so does art. And just as art can inspire political action and resistance, so too do the walls of the city become …

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10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Daily Inspiration #2044

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 …

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Electric cars: are they really more polluting than gas?

Most people think if you drive an electric car, then you are helping the environment.<p>But not if your electricity comes from a coal-fired power …

7 Apps for Better iPhone Photos

Faster, smaller, better — that’s technology’s mantra. Camera phones are no exception to that rule, and you’ll find many accomplished photographers …

Google Releases Street Art Watch Faces

The Apple Watch may have had a huge news week, but Google made sure to remind everyone that Android Wear devices are already on the market. Today it’s adding some pretty great art to those watches with its own curated street art app.<p>The Street Art watch face app features street art from Aitch, …

A Day In The Life Of A Man Who Removes L.A.'s Graffiti

A short video follows a day in the life of a man whose job is to remove tagging and graffiti from the streets of Los Angeles.<p>YouTuber Tom Explores …

Revealing Photos Look at Bolivia’s Coca Leaf, Used to Produce Everything From Cosmetics to Cocaine

For his series <i>Coca in Bolivia</i>, Chilean photographer Ronald Patrick follows the coca leaf from its origins in the plantations of Coroico to its …

Photographer Peter Larson

Excellent pictures by Photographer Peter Larson.<p>This is a selection of amazing photographs by Peter Larson, a Cleveland, Ohio based photographer. …

MoMA Recognizes Susan Kare, The Designer Of The Macintosh’s Original Icons

Kare’s success proves that not only is great design universal, it often happens in spite of things like credentials and direct experience.<p>Susan Kare — the pioneering graphic designer whose pixel art icons for the original Macintosh helped define the language of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) — is …

Michael Arnold

Bold and playful work from Michael Arnold, a 22 year old illustrator from the UK. ——————–Also worth viewing… <br>Andy J Miller <br>Andrew Neyer <br>Colorcubic …

Social Media + Street Graffiti = Stenciled Signs of Our Times | Urbanist

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In The Museum

Instead of trying to see everything at once, spend 30 minutes in front of a single work — immerse yourself completely. Experiencing art is different from seeing art.<p><b>Tip:</b> While you may not find yourself in the market for a certified masterpiece, all art is inspired by the past... you will find …

GOP Street Artist: I’m Mean, Not Racist

Attendees at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) were treated to the usual speeches by right-wing luminaries, seminars, …

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Street Art 2.0 Boot Disk

Street art isn’t limited to graffiti, drawings and other stereotypical or conventional forms. What do you suppose is on this floppy disk? How does …

Terminally Ill Woman Receives Last Wish to Visit a Museum

Viewing artwork can be a comforting, moving experience, and one you might not easily forget – even on your last days. This past Tuesday, a terminally ill woman was taken by ambulance to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam so that she could visit the arts and history museum one more time. She's seen taking …

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