Maxim Alexiev

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Human Figures Transformed Into Amazing Optical Illusion Body Art

Using the human body as her canvas, artist Gesine Marwedel creates amazing works of body art that will have you staring in awe. The artist draws upon the shape of a person's twisted body, head, and limbs to produce intricate optical illusions that appear to be landscapes, animals, and all sorts of …

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Soundcloud Launches Ad Platform And Preps Ad-Free Subscription Service

Soundcloud has launched advertising on the platform for the first time. It’s understood that it will also start a new paid subscription service in the “coming months” to let listeners opt out of ads.<p>It also appears to be in licensing talks with music labels over royalty payments and potential …

Daily Inspiration #1845

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 …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

Why Well Traveled Kids Make The Most Successful Adults

Photo Courtesy of Viva Tropical<p>When I was 3 years old, my dad decided to take us on a road trip to Paris. Our departure point was Naples, Italy. Boy, was I not eager to leave my beloved home, my cherished yard and my local beach to embark on a 48 hour trip towards an unknown destination with an …

Ten Places to Go Before They Disappear

It is a sad reality that some of the world's most beautiful sights are at risk of disappearing. Some of the world's natural wonders are under threat from development, mass tourism and environmental change, making it crucial to travel to these places before it's too late. Whether it's ancient …

7 Cult Beers to Drink Right Now

Brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø of Mikkeller shares 7 cult beers that he loves.<p><i>Brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø of Mikkeller shares 7 cult beers that he</b> …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

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Why Humin Could Replace Your iPhone's Phone App

We took an early look at Humin, an impressive contacts app for the iPhone, back in January this year. Finally, it’s launching onto the App Store in the US today and it’s even better than when we first tried it.<p>Humin works best when it’s placed in your dock in place of the default Phone app. It …