Holly Yates

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You Can't Miss These Unusual Caribbean Spots

There are countless strange sights and bizarre locations around the world - places that amaze and confound us. There are natural wonders that make us stare in awe; there are artistic and architectural feats that boggle the mind.<p>But did you know that some of the most extraordinary of those unique …

How to Plan Your First Road Trip

Road trips hold a special place in my heart. For our honeymoon, my husband and I embarked on a week long adventure traveling to different U.S. states. We figured, if we truly want to see the beauty of each state, the best way to do it is to go on a road trip. Aside from the routine trips to San …

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains a fake Mars mission so well it almost hurts

If you aren't excited for the film adaptation of "The Martian," a bestselling sci-fi novel by Andy Weir, this new video starring Neil deGrasse Tyson …

7 Things I Learned from My Portfolio Review

Last weekend I went to the small city of Ballarat in Australia for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. I took a portfolio of prints of my most …

Street Photography

Poland's mixed feelings over memorial to rescuers of Jews

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so …

Bernie Sanders says he's 'strong' on gun control

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders says he favors gun control measures just as strongly as his Democratic presidential rivals, touting his rural-state roots as key to his chances of enacting "real, constructive" legislation.<p>In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday on "State of the Union," the …

Middle-class

The First Supermoon of 2015

Mexico

'Nazi gold train' could be first of many hidden in Hitler's vast tunnel complex in Poland

Walbrzych in western Poland has been gripped by the decades-old mystery of missing Nazi gold trains<p>Experts in Poland have claimed that the apparent discovery of a German train thought to be packed with looted treasures could be the first of many, suggesting just a fraction of the vast tunnel …

The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said

Would you vote for this man?<p>1. “… don’t let the brevity of these passages prevent you from savoring the profundity of the advice you are about to receive.” (<i>How to Get Rich</i>, 2004)<p>2. “I am a really smart guy.” (<i>TIME</i>, April 14, 2011)<p>3. “I’m intelligent. Some people would say I’m very, very, very …

Donald Trump

Painting Of Donald Trump As A Pile Of Poop By Street Artist 'Hanksy' Appears In Manhattan, New York

Elections are heated affairs, and members of the public often turn to graffiti as a way to have their voices heard among the rabble.<p>One artist, who …

Tom Hanks

Donald Trump's ex-wife once said Trump kept a book of Hitler's speeches by his bed

According to a 1990 Vanity Fair interview, Ivana Trump once told her lawyer Michael Kennedy that her husband, real-estate mogul Donald Trump, now a leading Republican presidential candidate, kept a book of Hitler's speeches near his bed.<p>"Last April, perhaps in a surge of Czech nationalism, Ivana …

Pictures of the Week 8.27.15

Fresno

OpEd: The Failing of Modern Photography Education

At some early point in my 4-year stint as a film student at the University of Miami, in Florida, an advisor explained I’d have to dual-major in a …

Here’s a Breathtaking 4K, 360° Video That Takes You Around the World

There are times when videographers capture views of our world that inspire a sense of awe and wonder. Immersive Media succeeds in doing that with …

Pictures of the Week 7.24.15

Track Cycling

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

LaSelva's hexagonal Atlas tiles are patterned to match up at every orientation

Spanish studio LaSelva has designed a collection of hexagonal encaustic cement tiles with a pattern that joins up regardless of which way round they …

Furniture

Articles about modern family home ecuador on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on …

Daily Inspiration #2005

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

Dwell

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CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden Inside | Colossal

<p>What looks like a traditional statue of Buddha dating back to the 11th or 12th century was recently revealed to be quite a bit more. A CT scan and …

Archaeology

Last Car Running

Project info<p>Last Car Running is a documentary photography project about the rural demolition derby and the culture surrounding it. This ongoing project explores the overlooked recreation, entertainment and leisure activities of rural, working-class America, often referred to as “white trash” or …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

Photography

5 Top Photographers Share Advice on What it Takes to Become a Professional

In a bid to both inspire you and advertise themselves a bit, Nikon Europe gathered a group of 5 professional photographers who presented at this …

8 Issues Street Photographers Run Into and How to Deal with Them

From nerves, to an obsession with a ‘decisive moment’ that may never come, to confrontations with people who don’t want you taking their picture, …

Powerful Portraits Capture ‘The Last Generation’ of The African Custom of Scarification

Abidjan-based photographer Joana Choumali recently captured and put together an incredibly powerful portrait series titled <i>Hââbré, The Last …

With LX100, Panasonic squeezes the power of Four Thirds into the shell of a compact

At the Photokina show in Cologne, Germany, Panasonic announced a slew of new products that got enthusiasts all around the world excited. One of the …

Neil Armstrong’s Spacesuit Served as a Reflector for Bounce Lighting Moon Photos

Conspiracy theorists often point to moon landing photos as evidence that the whole thing was faked by the US government. One of the arguments is that …