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The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

Daily Inspiration #2124

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

Scientists grow a human lung in a lab

Russia

#flipshopping: It's Sale Season

#flipshopping: It’s Sale Season<p>Inside Flipboard / January 17, 2014<p>Sale season is in full swing, and so we’ve launched a magazine devoted to …

Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 lands in UK for pre-order

<i>Check out our review of the Samsung Galaxy NotePro 12.2 tablet.</i><p>Samsung unveiled a bunch of new tablets at CES earlier this month, among them the …

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The Guardian's head of photography on a striking image from Pakistan

The Guardian and the Times both chose the same image of a young Afghan girl from a choice of over 20,000<p>Sometimes great minds do think alike. On Tuesday, the Guardian's picture system was bursting with 25,000 images by the close of play. I'm sure over at News International, the Times had a similar …

China's Blossoming Skyscraper Inspired by a Rosebud

Chinese architectural firm UA studio 7 has designed a 1,000-foot-tall contemporary skyscraper known as <i>New City Flower</i> at the intersection of Fushun and Shenyang in China in an effort to reinvigorate the local area. Inspired by the shape of a rosebud, the tower features six “petals” that rise from …

Skyscrapers

EU, Russia to swap recriminations over Ukraine | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union and Russian leaders will trade recriminations over Ukraine at a summit on Tuesday, as the former Soviet republic reels from violent unrest after spurning the EU’s embrace and lurching back towards Moscow.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (R), European Council …

Egypt calls early presidential election as violence spreads | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will hold a presidential vote before parliamentary polls, President Adly Mansour said on Sunday, in a change to a political roadmap that could pave the way for the swift election of army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.<p>Parliamentary elections were supposed to be held …

Mesmerizing Photo Series Captures Nature at Its Best

Photographers Maxime and Florent Courty are two brothers who share a common passion. Both siblings have a soft spot for landscape photography. Based …

Attention, Please! What Every Man Ought to Know About Focus | The Art of Manliness

“Pay attention!”<p>“If you just focused more, you’d be more successful!”<p>We’ve all probably heard these kinds of admonishments from a teacher or a …

StreetArt in Germany

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Sculpture

'I'm Not A Lookalike' Project Showcases Strangers Who Look Like Twins (PHOTOS)

Think you're special and unique?<p>So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle.<p>The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers who look alarmingly similar, according to Rex USA.<p>"I was inspired by 2 things," Brunelle told Rex …

Agent Provocateur's new campaign

Here's something to cheer you up on Blue Monday, the new campaign from Agent Provocateur.<p>The brand's new Spring Summer collection takes inspiration …

Twin car bombs in Iraq's Kirkuk

Ask Jeanne: Do I Need to Wear Makeup to Work?

<b>Dear Jeanne: I would like to do as some French fashion editors do and stop wearing makeup to work. My hair and clothing are always polished. Good</b> …

The Juergen Teller Treatment

For the second consecutive year, Juergen Teller captured Hollywood actors who starred in <i>W</i>’s Best Performances portfolio. “The images were so inspiring, we decided to run six covers,” <i>W</i>’s Editor in Chief Stefano Tonchi explained in his February 2014 editor’s letter. Here, compare some of Teller’s new …

Two More Abandoned Russian Churches

РЕДАКЦИЯCopyright © 2014 English<br>Russia The popular<br>blog about 1/6 part-<br>of the land.<br>Welcome and<br>stay comforted.<p>Главная контораCopyright © 2013 …