Juan Francisco Posada

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Gorgeous Multiple Exposure Photos Turn Los Angeles into a Pastel Dreamscape

In his <i>Dreamscapes</i> series, Los Angeles native Anthony Samaniego photographs his beloved city using a palette of pastels and muted rainbows, transforming the sprawling metropolis into a candy-colored paradise. His multiple exposure images are captured from the hills of Glendale at dusk, when L.A. is …

Photography

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you'd expect to find on the starship Enterprise.<p>Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen …

Imaging

Video Captures Catlike Creature Riding Rare Rhino

New camera-trap footage shows a genet on the back of a black rhinoceros in South Africa. An expert weighs in on the bizarre interaction.<p>The saga of animals riding on other animals continues.<p>This time, it’s a genet—a relative of a mongoose—atop a rare black rhinoceros as it moves through the South …

Wildlife

Uber can't be stopped. So what happens next?

Last week New York City backed down from a plan to cap the explosive growth of Uber's vehicle fleet. The mayor's office declared the deal it reached to be a win-win for both sides, and warned Uber that an eventual cap is still a possibility if it doesn’t comply. But that threat seemed hollow given …

Use These Tricks To Improve Your Manual Focusing Skills.

I love vintage lenses because of their great price-performance ratio and their excellent optical and build qualities. Using them as much as I do, I …

Cameras

Google Maps now lets you revisit your location history in a detailed timeline

It’s inspiring — in a crazy sort of way — to consider how efficient Google can be in keeping track of information about you.<p>Today, Google announced the launch of “Your Timeline,” a tool in Google Maps that shares with you all the places you have been. It works if you chose to store your Location …

Google Maps

The Secret To Walt Disney’s Corporate Strategy

A 1957 infographic of Walt Disney’s corporate theory reveals a complex web of strategic channels. The illustration might be nearly 60 years old, but it’s still the basis of the brand’s success.<p>When Disney makes a movie today, the company thinks beyond the motion picture to how the story can be …

4 Things You Didn’t Know About M.C. Escher

A new exhibition sheds light on an artist who, despite producing some of the most popular images in modern art, remains an enigma.<p>Even if you don’t know much about the man, you know M.C. Escher’s work. References to his mind-bending imagery can be spotted in films like <i>Interstellar</i> and <i>Harry Potter</i> …

Epic doodling

I’m a pretty big fan of doodling, but my stuff has nothing on Peter Deligdisch.<p>His YouTube channel is full of videos where he documents his …

12 Extraordinary Pictures Show Animals Headed for Extinction

On Endangered Species Day, there are thousands of species that may not be around for long.<p>The term “endangered species” usually brings to mind charismatic animals—fluffy pandas and majestic tigers. But there are thousands of lesser-known species that are in greater danger of disappearing.<p>These …

Wildlife

Daily Inspiration #2084

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 …

Creative Dam Curry is a Popular Dish Near Famous Dams in Japan

A culinary trend known as “dam curry” is delighting diners all across Japan. Dam curry is a special dish featuring rice shaped like a dam that is holding back a flood of delicious curry. This dish was first seen in 1965, but it has gained a tremendous amount of popularity near famous Japanese dams …

Japan

Robert De Niro to Graduating Art Students: ‘You’re F**ked’

Robert De Niro was recently invited to give the graduation speech to the 2015 class at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts — a large …

Different Species of Human Ancestor Lived Near Lucy, Scientists Say

Lucy and her kin weren't the only human ancestors to live in modern-day Ethiopia 3.3 million years ago, scientists say. They report that a different species, similar but not identical to Lucy's, was living nearby during the same time frame.<p>The study, appearing in this week's issue of the journal …

Anthropology

9 Famous Logos Reimagined As Sadvertising

The currency of branding is one of optimism. Logos and slogans are designed to be relentlessly cheery, and the intended effect of viewing them is that of <i>Ren and Stimpy’s</i> Happy Helmet. Be happy! No! Happier!<p>Graphic designer and illustrator Adam J. Kurtz wondered what advertising would be like if it …

Iconic images by documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, who has died at 75

Photo: Mary Ellen Mark.<p>Mary Ellen Mark: March 20, 1940 - May 25, 2015.<p>The documentary photographer who is best known for her haunting portraits of …

Spotify can’t make money on music, so it’s expanding beyond it

“We’re only at the beginning of something really exciting,” Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says. “There is a profound change happening in music.”<p>While the first of these observations is perhaps subjective, there’s certainly no doubting the second. Streaming services are rapidly overtaking digital downloads …

Mainstream Media

Top 10 new species for 2015 (pictures)

Zoology

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

19 Real-Life Ads from the Mad Men Era

Volkswagen, April 11, 1960 Early in Season 1, Don Draper comes across this Volkswagen ad in an issue of LIFE Magazine. H<p>... VIEW MORE<p>LIFE Magazine<p>1 …

Mad Men

The collapse of the euro is fantastic news for Europe's recovery

And it is closing in on parity with the dollar. That is something that several analysts expected to happen perhaps by the end of 2016. If the currency keeps falling at anything like this pace, it will happen in weeks or months, rather than years.<p>In fact, Deutsche Bank expects the euro to fall to …

Remove Tourists from Images Using Photoshop

If you have traveled to anywhere considered “touristy”, then you probably already understand the woes of being a photographer who has too many people …

Ikea Releases Furniture That Wirelessly Charges Your Phone

Want a world without wires? Ikea wants to make that dream come true, too.<p>Ikea is adding wireless charging to its furniture, with a new line of lamps, bedside tables, and desks.<p>Now, unless you’re a tech geek, you might not even realize that we have the technology to charge a phone simply by placing …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Eco-Friendly Burial Pods Will Turn Your Loved Ones into Trees

Instead of the typical coffin burial, Italian designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel developed an eco-friendly alternative. It's called <i>Capsula Mundi</i>, and it uses egg-shaped pods that hold a deceased human body for burial. Each capsule will turn into nutrients for a tree that will grow out of the …

Green Living

New Cinematic Photos by Vincent Bourilhon Depict Enchantingly Surreal Worlds

Fine art photographer Vincent Bourilhon expresses his dreams of a dynamic, vibrant world through enchantingly whimsical images. The Paris-based creative, who first first picked up a camera at the age of 16, combines photography and digital manipulation for stunningly surreal results that invite …

Art

GOLDMAN: Here's how millennials will completely change the economy

Because of factors such as lower unemployment rates and student loan debt, millennials have deferred major life events like getting married, having kids and buying a home, Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research found. However, millennials are getting increasingly ready for those milestones.<p>In …