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Amazon Finds August 2018 – All Things Photography

We live in an age where every person on the planet fancies him or herself a photographer. As a result, all you real photographers out there have to …

Cameras

A 400-year-old Mesoamerican map of Spanish colonization is now online for all to see

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, a manuscript dating back to the late 1500s, sounds like an artifact from an <i>Indiana Jones</i> movie. Essentially an ancient map of an area including present-day Mexico City and Puebla, it was created during a period when both Spanish colonizers and indigenous people were using …

Mexico City

Architecture Inspired by the Aztecs

The architect Ludwig Godefroy has created a space that functions around outdoor living spaces and gardens in a unique style to the ancient temples …

Architecture

How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

Jerome Jacobson and his network of mobsters, psychics, strip club owners, and drug traffickers won almost every prize for 12 years, until the FBI …

Crime

5 great Instagram Stories templates for designers

Instagram templates are increasingly popular, particularly for brands and businesses keen to achieve a stylish, consistent look and feel quickly and …

Instagram

Southwest Has $56 Flights for the Holidays in Its New Sale

Flight prices can seem mystical. They're cheap one day. They're expensive the next, and then even more expansive an hour later. That makes it worth …

Flying

The Devastating True Story of the Romanov Family's Execution

The Russian Royal Family was executed and buried in July 1918. So why does Vladimir Putin keep bringing up the bodies?<p>At about 1 a.m. on July 17, …

Wanderlust: Custom Illustrated Map Creator

Have a look at this great set of travel and map illustrations.Isabelle Salem of Opia Designs has recently introduced this beautiful project …

Graphic Design

He left L.A. for Idyllwild, and the allure of American bison

Ten years after Mike Feldman founded Parabellum leather accessories in Los Angeles, he's in a different place than he ever anticipated — but one that makes perfect sense personally and professionally.<p>He developed his American bison leather goods brand to revive artisans' traditions that result in …

45 French and ‘French’ Things That You Can Find on Amazon

<i>Bastille Day is Saturday, July 14, and to celebrate France’s national day, we’re dedicating the week to the very best French things. You may be</i> …

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Water

UI Inspiration: This week's selections from Bradley Ziffer, BrandBox and more

It's that time of the week for our collection of UI/UX interactions to boost your UI inspiration. We are focusing on cool animations, layout designs, …

UI Design

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Top 5 Scenic Drives in Jackson Hole

There are three roads in and out of Jackson. Ask any local and they’ll have a definite favorite. Mine is the Teton Pass, also known as Wyoming …

The Story of Why Kodak Went From Photography Giant to Bankrupt

It really wasn't that long ago that Kodak was as ubiquitous in photography as the camera itself, and yet, nowadays, the company is sadly a shell of …

Banff, Jasper and the incredible sights you’ll see driving up the Alaska-Canadian Highway

If you plan your trip up the Alaska Highway (the Alcan) correctly, you'll include one of Canada's most incredible drives: the Icefields Parkway.We …

Jobless young Italians abandon charms of south

<b>If you venture as far south in Italy as Basilicata you might be excused for wondering why any locals would ever wish to leave.</b><p>It has Italy's largest national park, pristine water, mountains, clean air and great fruit and veg.<p>But leave they do - especially the young. Italy's youth unemployment rate …

Joshua Tree was once a sleepy high desert community. Now it's a vacation rental destination

Mark Grden was looking for peace and quiet when he bought his house a half-mile from the main entrance to Joshua Tree National Park in 1998. And for years, he found it.<p>“I used to sit out on the porch and watch bobcats creep past under skies filled with stars, bats and owls,” he said. “Neighbors …

The 23-Year-Old Rising Photographer Allyssa Heuze Is Making Sex Fun Again

Everything can be a little sexy if you look at it the right way. And while we all think about sex hundreds of times a day, leave it to a French photographer to put a finer point on the everyday double entendres we're not seeing. The Paris-based, 23-year-old French-Filipino photographer Allyssa …

Upgrade your shower with these 5 game-changing products

Are you ever mid-shower, look down at the products you’re using, and realize you’ve been robotically cleansing with the same stuff for years (if not …

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

Adobe XD Unveils Five UI Freebie Kits Designed By Renowned Creatives

Image via Adobe Creative Cloud<br>In addition to making Adobe XD free for all to use, Adobe has introduced five complementary UI resources created by …

How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom

There are a lot of times when you might want to change the color of something in an image, whether it's clothing, the sky, or something else. This …

Eight Lesser-Known Features in Photoshop That I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

Although these eight features may not be the sexiest that Photoshop has to offer, they all really do help to make my life as a photographer so much …

I Eat Dinner at 4 p.m. and Trust Me It’s Great

My life is one big early bird special.<p>For as long as I can remember, dinner has been a meal cooked, eaten, and cleaned up in time for the 5 o’clock news. Generally on the stove by the time I walked in the door from school, the last meal of the day was a welcome smell and sight in those …

I Hate Buying Expensive Bras, So I Found the Best Affordable Ones

Don’t get me wrong—I love pretty lingerie just as much as the next person. But if you’re anything like me, you love buying <i>all</i> things (see proof here, …

Text Effects in Adobe Illustrator | Online Class | Erin Williams

77 MINUTES<p>INTERMEDIATE<p>ERIN WILLIAMS<p>Learn how to design custom graphics using your own textures and patterns in Adobe Illustrator. In this fun design course, you’ll learn the ins and out of how to add effects to fonts to make unique art prints using some of your favorite quotes and sayings.<p>Your …

Three Affordable Tripods for Almost Any Situation

You need different tripods for different situations, but you don’t need to spend big on them. I’ll show you three tripods I use that can cover you in …

The Top Viewpoints in San Francisco

With 49 hills and three sides surrounded by water, San Francisco is a city that offers views around each and every corner. From the downtown skyline …