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Bulbing: Lamps that Create an Optical Illusion

Um whoa. These Bulbing lamps are flat LED lamps that look like they’re 3D. Like… <i>really</i> look like they’re 3D. Mind blown!<p>From Studio Cheha, Bulbing …

New Hand-painted and Animated ‘GIF-iti’ by INSA | Colossal

<p>Fine artist and designer INSA (previously) continues creating his signature animated “GIF-iti” pieces in locations around the world. Each mural is …

Triangulation Collection by Nova Obiecta

Two Parisian designers joined forces to launch Nova Obiecta after discovering their shared love of “kinetic art, geometry, aesthetics and …

Daily Inspiration #1762

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 …

Designer Alexandra Khitrova Discovers a New Career through Her Stunning Fantasy Concept Art | Colossal

<p>Early last year motion graphics artist and Alexandra Khitrova decided to utilize some of the digital tools she had acquired in her profession to …

Toyota i-Road Test Drive: Is This Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle The Answer To Urban Gridlock?

You might say I was dizzy with delight.<p>The nausea began, of all places, in the middle of a parking lot at Toyota’s secretive research-and-development facility an hour outside Tokyo.<p>Exuberance over being given three minutes behind the wheel of an experimental vehicle called the Toyota i-Road had …

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Incredibly Creative Stop-Motion Film Made with Only Rubber Bands & Thumbtacks

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a stop-motion film, but ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ by French filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet was a no-brainer. At once …

Scenes of Spring

Temperatures in the northern hemisphere are finally warming, flowers are blooming, and the sunshine beckons us outside once again. On a nice spring day like today, I thought I'd share some recent colorful images of the season from Germany, Japan, Scotland, the United States, and more.

Springtime for Vincent

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How Are Those Cities of the Future Coming Along?

A brief update on PlanIT Valley, Masdar, Konza Techno City, and Songdo.<p><i>The Economist</i> reminds us that there are a number of "urban dreamscapes" around the world being built from scratch — each with the latest in smart technology and sustainable planning in mind. We surveyed the news to see how …

Milkyway at Seven Sisters Cliff

Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

This Easter, you can drown your sorrows in a glass of Jellybean milk — or with a pile of beer-flavored jelly beans.<p>The new twists are a sign that jelly beans are continuing their march to candyland domination. Americans buy 16 billion beans in the Easter season alone (mid-February until the actual …

Watch these Caterpillar excavators play the biggest game of Jenga ever

Catfight.<p>Jenga is fun, but it's a lot more fun when played using heavy construction equipment weighing a few hundred tons.<p>Caterpillar, maker of all manner of dozers, backhoes, cranes, and other construction site awesomeness put together this video of some its machinery playing everyone's favorite …

Bagan at dawn

Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours | Colossal

<p>Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set …

These images of world cities from 'space' are not what they seem

These high-quality images may look like photographs of world cities at night taken by astronauts from the International Space Station – but they are painstakingly constructed from public map data and finessed by artist Marc Khachfe

Colour-tinted photographs of North America – in pictures

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Rockies to the Tropic of Cancer, the North American landscape is immense and diverse. Lakes as great as seas, forests towering to the sky, windswept plains, sweltering deserts, tumbling waterfalls, marshy swamps, rushing rivers, a legendary canyon … the …

How To Get Paid To Play With Lego All Day

Have a passion for bricks and a willingness to really get inside your work.<p>David Fautley has what has to be one of the best jobs around: He plays with Lego for a living. As a modeler at England’s Legoland Windsor, he designs and assembles the Lego models set up all around the park, from a …

15 of nature's most awesome, must-see shows | CNN Travel

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

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Drawing Animals using Moirée Patterns

Using the contrast effect called Moiré, the Milanese Andrea Minini stunning vector illustrations of various animals with a design of the most …

☔️🌈 double rainbow. Coney Island, NYC.

Deadly Tornadoes in Pictures

A long exposure image of embers flying off burnt out trees following the wind driven wildfire in the mountain area near Rancho Cucamonga, Southern California. (Stuart Palley—EPA) To see more of @TIME's best photos of the week visit time.com

9 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day (Other Than Watching Star Wars)

Sure, you could spend May the fourth watching The Empire Strikes Back for the 200th time (a worthy use of your day). Or you could take a moment to appreciate the artists, movies, comic books, and legends that inspired a galaxy far, far away.<p>Sure, you could spend May the fourth watching <i>The Empire</i> …

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Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …

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Satellite eye on Earth: April 2014 – in pictures

Antarctica's crumbling glaciers, Argentina's guitar forest and a 621-mile dust storm over Sahara are among the images captured by European Space Agency and Nasa satellites