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Creative Space Illustrations

Space: the final frontier. That is the theme behind Abduzeedo since day one and we will always be fascinated by the mysteries of the Cosmos, where no …

Hubble Space Telescope

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Western style real estate agencies are springing up to lend a hand and take a cut<p>The lease on my old 55-square-meter apartment in Tehran is up, and that means another long, arduous search for a new place. My landlord’s excuse for driving me out this time was that his daughter, who is coming back to …

How Net neutrality helped kill the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Call it bad timing for Comcast. But the heated public debate over Net neutrality likely played a major role in sinking the cable giant's hopes to buy Time Warner Cable.<p>"It was subtle, but Net neutrality framed the debate," said Christopher Sprigman, a law professor at New York University. "Through …

Net Neutrality

The Oscar de la Renta show – in pictures

It was the first show since Oscar de la Renta’s death and the first designed by his successor, Peter Copping, a 48-year-old British designer. From Taylor Swift to Anna Wintour selfies, here’s the best shots from the catwalk and backstage

Facebook still suspending Native Americans over 'real name' policy

Changes to Facebook’s “real name” policy have failed to stop users from being suspended from the site, leading activists to renew their push to have the tech giant change its policy.<p>Dana Lone Hill, a Native American, had her account reinstated last week after being asked to provide multiple forms …

Stunning Nighttime Photos Capture NYC's Rarely-Lit George Washington Bridge

If you're local to the New York City/New Jersey area, then you're probably familiar with the George Washington Bridge. The massive architectural structure connects Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey and makes it possible for relatively easy travel between the two places. But, did you know that …

Top 10 long-distance hiking trails in the US

Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421323152902/882af4d0-ce79-4a42-8005-9225032b84ce-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national …

UK’s first big Yves Saint Laurent exhibition brings Paris to Co Durham

The first major UK exhibition devoted to the design genius of Yves Saint Laurent is coming not to a London museum but to the Bowes Museum, housed in a magnificently improbable French-style chateau purpose-built as a museum in the late 19th century in the small market town of Barnard Castle in …

Old Dutch Bunker Transformed into Modern Bed and Breakfast

This 200-year-old bunker was transformed into a modern bed and breakfast that blends military sensibility with eclectic comforts while honoring the rich history of the Netherlands. Dutch architectural firm B-ILD repurposed the Fort Buren bunker into a one-room “Holiday House.” Fort Buren was part …

Pictures of the Week 12.4.14

Photography Archives

July 19, 2018<p>Amazing Winners of ‘Drone Awards 2018’ Reveal the Best Aerial Photos of the Year<p>Celebrating the art of drone photography, the inaugural Drone Awards attracted the attention of photographers from 101 different countries. And with over 4,400 submissions, the expert jury had their hands …

Photography

NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You've Likely Never Heard Of)

NASA is about to launch a new spaceship into orbit, and Mallory Loe has never heard of it.<p>"I mean, technically, NASA doesn't have another spaceship, do they?" she asks incredulously during a visit to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.<p>She's hardly the only one who …

Grey Area + FriendsWithYou Pool Party

As the art world heads south for their annual beachside getaway, galleries, museums and brands prepare themselves for the influx that is Art Basel Miami Beach. Among them this year will be Kyle DeWoody’s Grey Area. After the success of last year’s yoga program, which served as a calming foil to the …

Ex-Graffiti Artist Cuts Paper Into Delicate Art

“Paper is a noble material,” says Aurel Rubbish, a former electronic musician and graffiti artist. For the past four years, this 33-year-old Frenchman has dedicated himself to the delicate art of paper-cutting. Inspired by street art, tattoo design and the American Pop Surrealism movement, Rubbish …

Lollipop isn't making a dent in Android usage numbers (yet)

Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop is finally rolling out to devices around the globe, you might be wondering just how much of an impact it's making on the Android ecosystem. The short answer: not much. Google has released its latest Android usage stats, and Lollipop doesn't even register yet -- in …

American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits

Photographer Guy Webster captured everyone from Hendrix to Dylan and the Stones in their counterculture heyday.<p>11.30.14 6:45 AM ET<p>Guy Webster

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Wallpaper of the Week by Ollie Hooper

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by Ollie Hooper a motion graphics designer from Edinburgh, UX. The image is a low poly artwork …

Graphics

Lush Floating Park Plans Unveiled for New York's Waterfront

The Hudson River Park Trust has announced a project to install a lush public green space hovering over the Hudson river off of New York's Lower West Side. Known as <i>Pier 55</i>, the space's platform would sit on top of the deteriorated Pier 54 supported by a forest of 300 blossoming pillars of varying …

Antique Cameras Are Cataloged Into Impressive Digital Archive

French camera collector Sylvain Halgand has cataloged over 10,000 vintage and antique cameras in an ongoing digital archive called <i>Collection Appareils.</i> Providing a photo of, and from, each device along with its history and specifications, Halgand has been amassing this record since 1999. About 1800 …

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iPad Art: Portrait of Tyreese from The Walking Dead

Today’s featured iPad painting combines two things I love: iPad art and The Walking Dead. Well, not real walking dead people, but the TV series that is.<p>It’s a portrait of Tyreese of course, one of the most interesting and likeable characters on the show – and it perfectly captures how scary the …

The Walking Dead

Lumia phone leaks with a 1020-like camera hump

For a while, rumors were circulating that Microsoft was working on McLaren -- a successor to the Lumia 1020 with a giant camera and "3D touch" gestures. It was supposedly cancelled, but a listing for a prototype on Chinese auction site Taobao suggests that the device (or something like it) was …

Why privacy is like the frog in the pot of boiling water

There’s a well-known anecdote that has been used to describe the gradual shifting of our world, from the politics of war to climate change: the …

Massive Landslide in Nepal Kills At Least 8, Creates Flooding Concerns

KATHMANDU — A massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in northeast Nepal on Saturday has killed at least eight people, injured 40, and buried dozens of homes, officials said. Home ministry officials said eight bodies have been recovered so far from the debris of collapsed houses and search and …

Over 50 rebels killed in Syria region near Lebanon -activists, sources | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 50 rebels were killed in an ambush by Syrian government forces in a mountainous area near the Lebanese border on Saturday, activists and security sources said.<p>Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at al-Sakhra village in Qalamoun mountains, northeast …