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The True Origins of 'X-Men'

How a second-tier comic inspired a legion of misfits and changed Hollywood<p>It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, …

The Forrest Gump of Chile

To celebrate his 40th birthday, Chilean ultramarathoner Matías Anguita ran 40 marathons in 40 days. What compels a person to never stop going?<p>I …

South America

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Finnish artist Janne Parviainen creates dazzling, futuristic images by painting with light. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him to get illuminated about this unique art form.<p>Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen …

Photography

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

17 Wildest Things at the World Cup Opening Ceremony

Olé, olé, the World Cup has begun.<p>Brazil marked the beginning of its futbol festivities on Thursday with a grand opening ceremony that confused most …

27 Musicians And Their Hits Reimagined As Buildings

What if you could live inside your favorite songs, from “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “Space Oddity?”<p>A beloved album can turn into a sonic home of sorts, and provide a measure of comfort that trumps an actual living space. Now we have a mash-up of both: In his new illustration series, “Archimusic,” …

Weird

@paulnicklen for @natgeo. Bears and wolves inhabit marine and coastal areas as they forage along the intertidal zones and in salmon bearing creeks. As the #northerngateway pipeline gets the go ahead from Canada's Federal Government, what is the future of these species if there is an oil spill on the BC coast. #standup4greatbear. #nature #wildlife #protectedareas #picoftheday #bear

Daily Inspiration #1789

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 …

Graphic Design

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

Wildlife Photography Exposure

The exposure of a digital photograph is affected by the camera’s aperture, shutter speed, ISO setting, and of course the amount of light in the scene …

Wereld Natuur Fonds (WNF)

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

One Year and Seven Million Flipboard Magazines Later, Find One Just for You

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2014<p>One year ago, we unveiled Flipboard 2.0 — the version of Flipboard that enabled anyone to collect and share their …

From Germany With Love

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting …

The Week in Review: Billions Cast Their Ballots

Inside Flipboard / May 2, 2014<p>This week saw the close of the most democratic month in human history. For India’s 815 million eligible voters, the …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

The Week in Review: Endless Summer

Inside Flipboard / May 30, 2014<p>Summer unofficially kicked off last Monday (at least here in the U.S.) and with it came a surf-sized wave of articles …

Quartz Goes to India, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>Can anything slow down Quartz on its path to world-wide domination? Launched a scant two years ago, the global …

Relive Robin van Persie's World Cup Header Through a Flipbook

One of the highlights of the Spain vs. Netherlands World Cup game Friday was when Robin van Persie scored a diving header, contributing to the Dutch …

Soccer

Outdoor Technology

Ruggedized technology has a tendency to look the part—bulky, reinforced and armor-like. But the Turtle Shell wireless boombox from Outdoor Tech is …

Pictures of the Week 6.5.14

Tangerine Sky

World Cup Images of Brazil - more stunning photos

<b>With less than 12 hours until the opening match, World Soccer brings you some more atmospheric images as Brazil prepares to host the world.</b>

Brazil