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The Remarkable Expressionism of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

As a new exhibition of his dynamic drawings and watercolours opens at the Galerie St. Etienne in New York, we consider the artist's significant oeuvre<p>…

Art

Persian Wars

The Persian Wars refers to the conflict between Greece and Persia in the 5th century BCE which involved two invasions by the latter in 490 and 480 …

See IKEA's storage-maximizing makeover of a 300-sq-ft studio apartment in the Bronx

1/18<p>See IKEA's smart makeover of this 300-sq-ft Bronx studio apartment<p>With a wedding to pay for next year, engaged couple Delvon and Will have been …

12 Famous Scientists On The Possibility Of God

When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualified to lead the largest biomedical research agency in the world.<p>This …

Pew Research Center
Relationships

Obama just gave one of his most important speeches in office — and hardly anyone noticed

President Obama gave a strikingly important speech on Sunday, one in which he seemed to apply the lessons of America's struggle with racism and discrimination toward US foreign policy. And the world barely noticed.<p>To me, this is the most radical and thus perhaps most important foreign policy speech …

Political Science

Prominent Scientist Says Consciousness Is Key to a ‘Theory of Everything’

Dr. Robert Lanza, who was selected by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people last year, believes science must recognize the …

Physics

Nine Really Useful Free Apps for Filmmakers and Cinematographers

For a while now, mobile platforms such as Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android have been a playground for third party developers to create apps that make …

New video explores the “completely different world” we would live in if bees went extinct

Bees are existentially threatened by colony collapse disorder, climate change and farming practices<p>Bees play an extremely important ecological role, pollinating flowers and promoting biological diversity. In fact, bees are so important that some have speculated that if bees were to go extinct, so …

Ecology

Daily Inspiration #2034

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

Digital photography storage solutions that stand the test of time

With digital photography, every moment of our lives can be recorded for future generations to enjoy. But how can we guarantee that those images and …

Apps

This site lets you DJ with five different drum machines in HTML5

If you don't own any kind of synth, but harbor fantasies of being a DJ (who doesn't?) a new site in HTML5 is about to make your dreams a whole lot easier. HTML5 Drum Machine lets you mess around with a bunch of different drum machines in your browser. Sure, it's just an emulation, but it gives you …

HTML5

The top 50 apps for creative minds

There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do more than passively read, watch and listen has grown. Many also fall into a longer heritage of …

Apps

20 New Free Fonts For Designers

Fresh unique and <b>best free fonts</b> for designers. New super fonts are available for commercial use and perfect for Headlines, Headings and graphic …

Typography

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence.

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. <br>By: Dave Stopera <br>Via: buzzfeed.com<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

10 Favorites: The Art of the Art Wall

Like us, do you have frames propped here and there waiting to be hung? Meet your inspiration: the salon-style art wall. Here are 10 favorite examples …

Ann Arbor

The Medieval Roots Of The Tree Diagram

<i>Co.Design has partnered with the Brooklyn design studio Hyperakt to bring you Lunch Talks, a video series of conversations with smart, creative people. Here’s the latest installment.—Eds</i><p>Data visualization is a perfect medium for the Internet age: it distills dense information into neat, easily …

Data Visualization

Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

<i>“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her fantastic manifesto for the creative life, one of the best books of the year, <i>“because much of our work is new and not readily or conventionally categorized.”</i> Few artists in …

U.S. Hwy. 191 - a road less traveled - Coronado National Forest - Mt. Graham (AZ)

Banking turns people into rotten cheats

They are among the least trusted professions in the world and with good reason, according to new research. It seems people working for banks are more dishonest than employees from other sectors – though, to be fair, only when they are reminded whom they are working for. The findings lend weight to …

The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World, 2014

Our annual list of the world’s weirdest and most wonderful cinematic celebrations: the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World.<p>It’s the feeling every …

Daily Inspiration #1912

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

Mylio: A Compelling New Way to Organize and Access All Your Photos from Anywhere

One of the most interesting products at this year’s PhotoPlus wasn’t a camera, or a lens, or a quirky accessory hiding in one of the out-of-the-way …