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WATCH: White Chicago racist gets punched out after N-word tirade at crowd waiting for train

A racist white man in Chicago allegedly hurled racial abuse at the wrong black man on a Chicago train, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. In a video shot …

Shirts

Comedians Explain Why Hannah Gadsby's 'Nanette' Is So Groundbreaking

The Netflix special questioned the nature of standup as an art form, forcing many people to ask themselves uncomfortable questions.<p>Hannah Gadsby, a queer female comedian from Tasmania, probably wasn’t on most American comedians’ radars until her Netflix special, <i>Nanette</i>, was released earlier this …

Comedy

The 12 Best Subreddits for All-Day Binge Reading

From retail worker horror stories to GIFs you can't stop watching.<p>If you’re looking for a way to unwind and laugh at strangers on the internet, …

Social Media

Matt Shirley

The Shadow of the Vapor

Latest work from Adrien M & Clair B is a large scale installation full of rock-like formations fully projected with interactive particles which give a sense of flow throughout:<p>A large-scale (900 msq), immersive and interactive work of art to pay tribute to the memory of the building and to the fungus named Torula, that used to cover the building before the renovation work started. The fungus feeds off the alcohol’s natural evaporation. Inspired by an animist fiction, Claire Bardainne and Adrien …

Dorian Vallejo, Recent Work

Remarkable recent masterpieces from the always sensational Dorian Vallejo (Previously on Supersonic Art).

Joseph Heller’s Handwritten Outline for Catch-22, One of the Great Novels of the 20th Century

We remember <i>Catch-22</i>, more than half a century after its publication, as a rollicking satire of American military culture in wartime. But those of us …

Literature

Plastic waste whale breaches in Bruges

Personal items surrendered by migrants, taken into custody by USCBP (US Customs and Border Protection)

Personal items surrendered by migrants, taken into custody by USCBP (US Customs and Border Protection).<p>Recovered and photographed by Tom Kiefer, an ongoing project since 2007.

Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Showmanship and Democrats' Hypocrisy in the Trump Era

World-renowned linguist and public intellectual Noam Chomsky analyzes some of the latest developments in Trumpistan and their consequences for …

Political Science

Santiago Moriv's Tribute to the Grand Hotel Budapest

Let's start off the week with a beautiful tribute to the Grand Budapest Hotel directed by the mighty Wes Anderson. This tribute has been expressed …

Visual Art

MIT Creates Psychopath AI By Making It Look At A Reddit Forum

"Norman" then looked at inkblots and gave scientists some grim descriptions.<p>Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have truly created a monster.<p>A team of researchers who specialize in the darker side of artificial intelligence made news again this week for their latest creation: …

What Would U.S. Money Look Like, Given the Proper Attention of an Industrial Designer?

Bills so pretty you'd never spend them<p>Industrial designer Andrey Avgust hails from Belarus, a country whose currency I admit I've never seen. But …

This Street Artist Uses Incredible 3D Typography

The British artist Pref has been interested for twenty years in the aesthetics of graffiti, he works to the maximum typography he will use. The text …

HBO Is Making a True-Crime Series About Adnan Syed from 'Serial'

The new show picks up where the podcast left off.<p>Type up a MailChimp newsletter and cue that bouncy keyboard music, because we're getting more <i>Serial</i>—well, sort of. Adnan Syed, the podcast's subject currently serving a life sentence for the 1999 murder of his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend, will be the …

Crime

MonoPerfCap

Graphics research from The Max Planck Institut can use single camera footage to reconstruct a 3D model of a person and replicate their movement from the same footage:<p>We present the first marker-less approach for temporally coherent 3D performance capture of a human with general clothing from monocular video. Our approach reconstructs articulated human skeleton motion as well as medium-scale non-rigid surface deformations in general scenes. Human performance capture is a challenging problem due …

A New Theory Linking Sleep and Creativity

The two main phases of sleep might work together to boost creative problem-solving.<p>In 1920, the night before Easter Sunday, Otto Loewi woke up, seemingly possessed of an important idea. He wrote it down on a piece of paper and promptly returned to sleep. When he reawakened, he found that his …

The Brain

The Radical In-House Design Program That Shaped IBM

This vintage poster collection is a must-see for any graphic design junkie.<p>Everyone knows the Eye, Bee, M poster designed by Paul Rand in 1981–the same legend who drew IBM’s blue stripe logo. His playful remix of his own creation has gone down in history as a landmark moment in branding, in which …

Graphic Design

Typography and Motion Design for 36 Days of Type

We here over at Abduzeedo are fans of the 36 Days of Type typography challenge. We have been posting some of our favorite entries and every time we …

Yale experiment to reanimate dead brains promises 'living hell' for humans

A scientific experiment to reanimate dead brains could lead to humans enduring a ‘fate worse than death,’ an ethics lecturer has warned.<p>Last month Yale University announced it had successfully resurrected the brains of more than 100 slaughtered pigs and found that the cells were still healthy.<p>The …

WELP. Guess that’s all the colour palette inspiration I need for forever! 

WELP. Guess that’s all the colour palette inspiration I need for forever!

Breathtaking Canvas Abstract Calligraphy

Let's give a closer look at the stunning work of Jimmy Alcala, he is a visual artist into modern calligraphy based in Marseille, France. Let's take a …

Kylo Ren Is the Greatest Star Wars Villain of All Time

Admit it.<p>If fans are unhappy with <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, maybe it's because Star Wars isn't what it used to be. The humor is self-deprecating, the main cast is no longer almost exclusively white and male, and the light/dark binary struggle that underpinned the original movies has given way to …

Darth Vader

Here Are Some Ways People Disrespect The Flag Daily Based On Flag Code

Ever used a disposable picnic plate with a U.S. flag on it? The Flag Code frowns on that.<p>President Donald Trump accused athletes on Friday of disrespecting the American flag when silently protesting by kneeling or sitting while the national anthem is played.<p>On June 14, 1923, or Flag Day, a federal …

Savage Oil Like Artworks by Greg Rutkowski

While surfing the web I ran into the work of Polish artist Greg Rutkowski and it was a blast. Greg comes up with SAVAGE artworks that resemble the …

Digital Art

A Googler's Would-Be Manifesto Reveals Tech's Rotten Core

Office culture is only part of the problem.<p>An anonymous Google software engineer’s 10-page fulmination against workplace diversity was leaked from internal company communications systems, including an internal version of Google+, the company’s social network, and another service that <i>Gizmodo</i>, which …

Zen-like Seattle retreat keeps a minimal footprint in a lush landscape

For those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, feast your eyes on this beautiful light-filled cabin just outside Seattle in …

Design