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Alex da Corte's Delirium I Exhibition

The talented Alex da Corte (who was born in New Jersey and lived Caracas, Venezuela for some of his childhood) says that his stunning new show "Delirium I" is an adaptation of "A Season in Hell"—a poem written by Arthur Rimbaud, a fascinating mid-19th century French poet who wrote prolifically in …

Daily Inspiration #1766

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

Landscape Light Installations by Barry Underwood | Colossal

<p>Drawing inspiration from early theatrical training, and influenced by methods of staged photography and set design, artist Barry Underwood …

Zodiac Series by Illustrator Malika Favre

Zodiac Series – limited edition 4 color screenprints.<p>It’s been a while since I featured some illustrations by Malika Favre on WE AND THE COLOR. Way …

23 Kids Reveal Their Secrets to Mom

There will always be a few secrets that you just can't tell mom.<p>Whether it's the beer you stole from the garage back when you were broke after …

Designers Pick Their Most Inspiring Travel Destinations (Photos)

Creative Vacation<p>Creative block is impossible at these destinations, ranging from Baroque imperial palaces to magical gardens, where top designers …

Obama Administration Accused Of Slow Walking Congress On Benghazi

An important email on Benghazi that showed the White House's role in the election season spin about the attack was only made available to a key …

The South Pole Is a Great Place to View Space

The Big Bang radiation discovery happened there—and when you look at Antarctic conditions, you can understand why.<p>The South Pole in winter is a far from ideal spot for humans. The temperature averages -72 degrees Fahrenheit (-58 degrees Celsius), it's dark for six months, and it's as bone dry as …

MH370: China attacks Malaysian search operation

China's state news agency has made its harshest attack yet on Malaysia's handling of the investigation into missing flight MH370, while Malaysian police searched the home of the plane's pilot.<p>Xinhua said on Saturday that "massive efforts have been squandered, and numerous rumours have been spawned, …

Rupert Murdoch tweets all kinds of crazy over flight MH370 disappearance

Since it came into being more than 800 days ago, the Twitter account of the globe‘s most powerful media mogul has been the source of a range of emotions from anger, to hilarity, to downright confusion.<p>Need a Haiku to cheer you up? Murdoch’s your man:<p>Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch)Simplicity so much …

Malaysia Airlines MH370: investigators examine “9/11-style plot.”

Authorities are reportedly investigating a possible link between the disappearances of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and reports from an al-Qaida …

Obamacare enrollment tops 5 million amid surge in sign-ups

WASHINGTON– More than 5 million people have now signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by PresidentObama’shealthcare law, thanks to a surge in enrollment over the last two weeks, the Obama administration announced Monday.<p>The quickening pace of sign-ups confirms that many Americans …

Big Bang breakthrough announced; gravitational waves detected

There's no way for us to know exactly what happened some 13.8 billion years ago, when our universe burst onto the scene. But scientists announced Monday a breakthrough in understanding how our world as we know it came to be.<p>If the discovery holds up to scrutiny, it's evidence of how the universe …

The mystery of MH370 goes to the heart of our fears

The satirical website the Onion said it best on Thursday. The investigation into the fate of flight MH370 had been widened, it declared, "to encompass not only the possibilities of mechanical failure, pilot error, terrorist activity or a botched hijacking, but also the overarching scope of space, …

Hunt for missing Malaysian flight MH370 widens

The hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has widened and become more difficult, Malaysia’s defence and acting transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Sunday.<p>During a news conference in Kuala Lumpar the Malaysian official confirmed some 25 countries are now taking part in the huge …

St. Patrick's Day 2014 in Pictures

Type Logos by Jorgen Grotdal

This is a selection of some really cool type logos designed by Norwegian designer Jorgen Grotdal. It's good to see the different takes on each logo …

Graphic Design

Striking Floating Tree Installation Sits in the Middle of a Lake

<i>THIRST</i>, a temporary public art project that was on display from September to December 2013 in Austin, was created to commemorate the loss of 300 million trees that died due to the droughts that recently plagued Texas. THIRST was a collaboration between Women and Their Work Gallery, Beili Liu (lead …

Illuminated Geometric Forest Features Dazzling Paper Trees

Combining nature and architecture, <i>Vana</i> is a dazzling forest of illuminated paper trees. This site-specific installation was designed by London architecture studio Orproject for the India Design Forum. It features four trunk-like structures dotted throughout the space and joined at their tops to …

3D Printed Vase Created Using Object Oriented Design

Focusing on Object Oriented Design, Floralia is a 3D-printed vase by Eragatory that’s a balance between functionality, mass customization, and …

Design

Miroslava Duma's 10 Best Street Style Looks from the Past Fashion Year

One of our favorite street style stars celebrates her birthday today, so we've selected her best looks from the past year in her honor. From high drama at couture to bold brights in New York, Milan, and Paris, click through for a dose of her striking signature style.

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

NASA Shares Gorgeous Gallery of Cosmic Imagery Ahead of Cosmos Premier

Tonight, at 9pm EST, more than 70 nations will broadcast the first episode in the 13-part remake of the show Cosmos. It will be the biggest launch …

Paper-Brick: A Set of Paper Blocks That Look 3D

Nendo came up with a really cool design to be included as an insert into Japanese lifestyle magazine, <i>Pen</i>. Paper-Brick is a set of two-dimensional …

Design

True Detective’s Carcosa: The Creepiest Set Design In TV History?

The finale of HBO’s True Detective featured a bone-chilling serial killer lair that puts all serial killer lairs before it to shame.<p>Those of you who missed last night’s finale of <i>True Detective</i>—thanks a lot, HBO Go!–should actually feel thankful; you were spared nightmares about perhaps the …

From the 'You Can Draw With Anything' Department: Seung Mo Park's Gorgeous Steel Mesh Portraits

While Chuck Close's tool of choice was the pencil, artist Seung Mo Park makes his marks with a very different medium: Stainless steel mesh.<p>By …

Stainless Steel

Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …

Origami