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Crisis-hit Monte dei Paschi bank refused ECB help

Italian government may have to prop up world’s oldest bank as recapitalisation deal falters<p>Fears that the Italian government will have to prop up Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) are mounting after the European Central Bank refused to give the world’s oldest bank more time to find major investors to …

Paris attacks: Islamic State militants change tactics

<b>Friday's Paris assaults mark a new and frightening watershed in the steady expansion of attacks attributed to or claimed by the so-called Islamic State.</b><p>For most of last year and much of this, IS's focus has been on taking and holding territory in the Middle East. For its leaders in Raqqa and Mosul, …

Is Warren Buffett a Feminist Icon?

Many People Capable of Being Mark Zuckerberg: Sal Khan

United has a big profit but too many little letdowns to take off

Two things about United Airlines.<p>First: Consumers ranked it dead last among nondiscount carriers in the J.D. Power 2015 North America Airline Satisfaction Study released in May.<p>Second: The quarter that ended in June was the most profitable in its history, up $1.2 billion, because aggressive cost …

The Art of Infographics

The Art of Infographics is a visual guide to Temple University's newest online course offered to all undergraduate and graduate students, offered by …

Family House in Israel by Pitsou Kedem Architects

Family House in Ramat Hasharon, Israel.<p>Pitsou Kedem Architects designed this family house located in Ramat Hasharon, Israel. This private residence …

Complex Illustrations Formed with Tangles of Colorful Wires

Greece-based artist Charis Tsevis is fascinated with the wired world we live in. No matter how wireless technology continues to develop, we still find ourselves dependent upon outlets for data transfer and power, and, if we look around, it's standard to be surrounded by a handful of plugs …

In Indonesia, anyone with more than 2,000 Twitter followers can get paid $21 a tweet to advertise

Jakarta, Indonesia is the “world’s tweet capital,” reports Reuters, where anyone with more than 2,000 followers can get paid at least $21 to tweet during rush hour, when most Indonesians are stuck in traffic and (apparently) glued to their mobiles.<p>For Westerners, it’s easy to miss just how big …

Social Media

My Mother's Jade (2013) - Short Film

Daily Inspiration #1588

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 …

Digital Art

Stir Kinetic Desk Keeps You Fit and Energized Throughout The Day

<b>Stir Kinetic Desk</b> is a beautiful desk to look at and literally moves you to keep you fit and energized throughout your day. You can go from a seated …

Energized

Wall Worthy Superhero Cubist Art by Liam Brazier

Moves Becomes a Platform with 15 Third-Party Integrations

Moves, the activity- and location-tracking app that has drawn acclaim on iOS, is today becoming a platform with the launch of an update that showcases a brace of integrations with third-party apps and services.<p>Fifteen integrations are already live, including the personal journal app, Narrato, …

Square Enix stops fan from selling 3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figures

Artist Joaquin Baldwin excited countless gaming fans recently by creating and selling a set of gorgeous 3D-printed <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> figures — but those that didn't pick theirs up already are now out of luck thanks to developer Square Enix. <i>CNET</i> reports that Shapeways — the 3D-printing shop and …

Tango introduces Road Riot: its first original in-app game

Tango has added five titles to its gaming platform since it was launched in June, but this is the first time the company's introducing one created by its in-house team. The game, called <i>Road Riot</i>, pays homage to arcade classic <i>Spy Hunter</i> and involves firing cannons and dodging missiles in the midst …

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Dramatic footage shows crane collapsing onto Russian apartment block

An apartment building in the Russian city of Kirov has been badly damaged after a large crane collapsed and fell onto it.<p>The crane was being used for nearby building works when it fell into the nine-storey apartment block, which is home to around 250 people.<p>Balconies were damaged, as were several …

Solar Impulse plane sets new distance record on Dallas flight

The plane took off from Phoenix, arriving in Dallas after a flight of 18 hours and 21 minutes<p><b>The Solar Impulse plane has set a new distance record for solar-powered flight on the second leg of its trans-American journey on Wednesday evening.</b><p>The craft landed in Dallas, Texas, after an 18-hour flight …

FIFA Interface Design by Rodrigo Bellao

Experimental projects are the best way to learn and of course to work on projects that we really love. I am a huge fan and supporter of personal …

interfacedesign

Mapping the Pavement Quality of Streets in L.A. - information aesthetics

L.A. Street QualGrades [latimes.com], developed by the Los Angeles Times Data Desk, maps the pavement quality rating for each of the 68,000 street …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Ft. Wanz) – Thrift Shop

About “Thrift Shop”<p>Backed by a super-funky beat, Macklemore shows how much $20 can do by ditching expensive labels for thrift shop clothing.<p>Released …

Data-Viz Guru Nicholas Felton Is Leaving Facebook

Nicholas Felton, the data viz superstar who joined Facebook two years ago, is leaving the company, according to a post on his Facebook page. In the update, he writes:<p>The opportunity to help mold a service of such importance to so many people has been a high point in my professional career. I’m …

Data Visualization

If Tarantino screenplays were Penguin books

Okay, so these aren’t actual Penguin book covers. But they are still really good. London-based graphic designer Sharm Murugiah re-imagined Quentin …

Articles about illustrator we love olimpia zagnoli on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

Heineken Presents The Magazzini Milan 2013

<b>Advertorial Content:</b><p>As the days tick away until this year's Milan Design Week, running 9-13 April 2013, we're looking forward to our Designer Master Classes and a slew of other design events to be held at Heineken's collaborative space, The Magazzini. Located next to the Porta Genova tram station …

Flotspotting: Ricardo Freisleben Lacerda's Space-Saving Table, and a Breakdown Closet

Brazil-based industrial designer Ricardo Freisleben Lacerda either lives in a small space or likes thinking about how to reduce the size of furniture …

Furniture