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Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Mortgages

Twitter Reveals The Most Retweeted Message Of 2013

"Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love & support. Cory will forever be in my heart," read the tweet by co-star Lea Michele (@msleamichele) about Monteith's fatal drug overdose.<p>It was retweeted more than 408,000 times by users from 133 countries, making it the …

World's Best Hot Chocolate

There's something about wintertime that makes us yearn for a mug of something hot and sweet. Well, hot chocolate -- especially when it comes topped with marshmallows -- seems to be a worthy antidote.<p><i>Courtesy Recchiuti Confections / Tom Seawell Photography</i><p>You can always stir a packet of Swiss Miss …

Articles about 5 daring hillside homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in a backyard corner, an aptly...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with …

Prefab Homes

Erykah Badu is the new face of Givenchy – hurrah

It's 16 years since Erykah Badu's debut album Baduizm was released – but its cover remains a strong statement of African-American identity, with fashion at the centre of it. Badu wears the African headwrap that went on to become her signature. While other black female singers – Rihanna, Beyoncé, …

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin …

Architecture

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Daily Inspiration #1624

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 …

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

Don't hate the woman behind the 'world's worst selfie'

It's the most selfish "selfie" ever! While police officers tried to talk down a man who was preparing to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, a woman in the park below took out her phone and posed for the type of photograph that recently gave Oxford Dictionaries its word of the year.<p>She made the cover of …

The Next-Gen USB Plug To Be Smaller And Finally Reversible

Our long worldwide nightmare is almost over. The next USB plug will finally be reversible just like Apple’s Lightning connector. No more blindly jamming the connector towards the receptacle, just knowing that it’s not going to work. In the near future, the plug will always be the right side up.<p>The …

Yota Phone: World's First E-Ink Dual-Screen Smartphone Is Always On (PICTURES)

A unique smartphone with two screens has been launched by a Russian tech company.<p>The Yota Phone has two full-size screens, one of which uses the …

Frozen in time: when will Disney's heroines reflect real body shapes?

With two strong sisters at the centre of the story, Disney's new animation Frozen seems like a winner for women. Loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen, it sees the fearless Princess Anna travel the kingdom to find her misunderstood sister Elsa, who has fled after accidentally …

Cats That Pose Like Pin Up Girls From the 1940s and 1950s

Right after we showed you some hilarious photos of sexy men and adorable cats in similar poses, we knew it was just a matter of time before we found the female equivalent. <i>Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls</i> is a funny Tumblr blog that pairs the scintillating ladies found in 1940s and '50s calendars …

Cute

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

Pets

How Gap Transformed a Local Act of Vandalism Into a National Lesson of Tolerance

Unfortunately, random acts of vandalism and public prejudice happen all too often in our modern society, but this morning, we can thank the power of social media—and the swift action of a major retailer—for transforming one such incident into an inspirational lesson of acceptance. It started when …

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24 Gifts Your Foodie Friends Are Really Craving

Is your friend <i>always</i> down to order something adventurous at lunch, and gets Christmas-level excited whenever she tries out a new recipe? You’re in …

Detox Your Skin with a Beauty Shot

Take a shot of this for glowing skin.<p>Tinctures, boosters, shots—call them what you like, but "sippable" skin savers are everywhere now. Moon Juice's new beauty milk has mineral-rich pearl powder, an ancient Taoist remedy for glowing skin. The Organic Pharmacy's tincture features detoxifying, …

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

"I can find inspiration any time I look for it. And that inspiration causes motivation, and that motivation causes results, and those results are the culmination of my dreams spilled out into real life – achieved." New blog post "Finding Inspiration & Motivation in the Face of Adversity". Written for someone who needed to hear some kind words, and passed on to anyone else who can benefit. http://shadenproductions.com/blog/2013/11/26/finding-inspiration-motivation-in-the-face-of-adversity/

New episode of The Concept! The theme this week: twins! I can say, more than ever before, that this was a shoot where I did not care one lick if I got any pictures from it (though was happy I did!). I had one of the most amazing days of my life running around the outskirts of Coney Island. We shot in the middle of a tropical storm, on the coast of NYC, barefoot and soaked and happy, creating bonds and friendships that would last forever. http://framednetwork.com/episodes/concept-episode-5-twins/ In this episode you'll see me totally in my element, jumping in puddles, climbing atop the shoulders of dear [Framed] Show exec Layne to shoot over a fence, and just enjoying being alive...and taking pics :)

21 Foods New England Does Better Than Anywhere Else

Stop trying to make Manhattan clam chowder happen. It's not going to happen.

New England

Man Decorates House With 502,165 Holiday Lights, Shatters World Record

And, boy, is the Gay family of LaGrangeville, New York gonna be pissed.<p>More than 29 miles of wire. More than 500,000 lights. More than 70,000 visitors. Move over, Clark Griswold: You have nothing on David Richards, the Australian lawyer who has just broken the Guinness World Record for the most …

Our #Cycle2pt0 winner Jourdan Miller held it down for Team Girls challenge after challenge! Time to shine that #ANTM crown & wear it with a Fierce Smize!

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Art