Kyle O'Brien

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Stunning Life-Like Animal Sculptures Made with Layers of Galvanized Wire

Artist Kendra Haste uses the ubiquitous galvanized wire and transforms it into life-like sculptures of wild animals. By layering, fraying, and sometimes painting it, she's able to mimic the anatomical appearance of creatures both large and small.<p>Haste masterfully crafts the wire so that even subtle …

Artist Creates the Illusion of an Upside Down Car Stuck to a Wave of Road

Artist Alex Chinneck is a master of illusions. He first made us believe that a brick house's facade was sliding off and then he made us do a double take with the Covent Garden's floating building. Chinneck is back and this time he's teamed up with Vauxhall Motors to suspend a new Vauxhall Corsa 15 …

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

Lost Territories: In the Shadow of the USSR - Photographs by the members of Sputnik Photos | LensCulture

25 years after the fall of the USSR, the former empire’s influence continues to be felt around the world. During its existence, it kept a firm grip on a large part of Europe and Asia. Today, the Empire is gone, but what has it left behind? A relief? Freedom? A longing for imperial power, for …

What If 2015 Oscar-Nominated Films Told the Truth?

Oscar nominations were recently announced, but if you haven't seen the films that are up for the awards, there's no need to worry. A London-based movie website called The Shiznit created a series of a posters that'll tell you what you can expect from each film. At first glance they resemble the …

Articles about say-no-bland-walls-these-10-standout-artworks on Dwell.com - Dwell

In architecturally conservative San Francisco, this house built on a 20-foot-wide lot proves that modern design can fit—literally...<p>Your bedroom should be one of the most intimate and personally inviting spaces of the home.<p>A tiny bit like the Renzo Piano-designed Pompidou Centre that wears its …

Reimagining Healthcare Through Wearable Tech And Collaboration

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Unity Stoakes is the co-founder and president of StartUp Health.</i><p>Tech giants are making early moves to partner as they see business opportunities emerge in the digital healthcare market.<p>Earlier in December, we learned that Intel will replace Texas Instruments as the provider of chips …

Got an iPad and this app? You’ve got a second Mac screen

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: via Duet Display<p>Ever since the iPad first came out, people have wanted to use their Apple tablets as a second …

HOUSE OF THE DAY: Miami Penthouse With Two Jeff Koons Sculptures Lists For $29.5 Million

The gorgeous top-floor penthouse that is asking for $29.5 million comes with a 1/240th stake in the Koons's, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>The 19,321-square-foot Miami penthouse will also have five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a sauna, an exercise area, two dens, and a massage room.<p>Plus, the …

8 Sex Toys for the Chic Woman

The accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.<p>Women of style never settle for purely utilitarian, from their clothes to their bags to their sex toys. Here, the accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.

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This spectacular home is at peace with the California desert

The Desert House is simply a stunning example of architecture as art. Located in picturesque Joshua Tree — right in Southern California's High Desert — the home is at a comfortable equilibrium with its barren desert environment. The structure is dominated by soaring concrete ribs, but the overall …

Daily Inspiration #1945

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 …

Jean Jullien's "US"

French-born, London-based illustrator and Cool Hunting favorite, Jean Jullien has returned to London’s Kemistry Gallery with new exhibition “US.” Like much of Jullien’s work, the title itself is humorous and has a double meaning, seemingly referring to both the United States (some of the work was …

On the Red Couch with Ghostly’s Sam Valenti IV

Photo credit: Jessica MillerIf you’re into electronic music, Ghostly International’s Sam Valenti IV is terribly exciting to meet. He grew up in …

Imperial Pomp - Photographs and text by Frank Herfort | LensCulture

In documenting a unique phenomenon, the German photographer Frank Herfort has journeyed to the most remote areas of the former Soviet Union. After the collapse of the regime, a strangely pompous architectural style sprung up throughout the new republic. It conflates the aesthetics of monumental …

8 Great Chrome Extensions to Transform your 'New Tab' Page

The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs?<p>Here are eight great Chrome New Tab page extensions to beautify, redesign or put your new tab page to work.<p>My personal …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

Google’s Skybox Satellites Shoot GIFs Of Burning Man Being Built

Google bought Skybox Imaging for $500 million, and the micro-satellite company’s most recent mission was…to take photos of Burning Man. Skybox repeatedly flew its satellites over Burning Man to create GIFs of how the 70,000 person make-shift hippie city was assembled and then deconstructed over …

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Yota's latest E Ink smartphone takes a great idea and makes it pretty

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It's been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we've been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices' execution. At MWC this year, the Russian …

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

Read Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO

CEO calls for focus as he warns that "our industry does not respect tradition — it only respects innovation."<p>It's official, Satya Nadella is Microsoft's next CEO, and on his first day on the job he's sent a letter to the whole staff. In the letter, Nadella speaks of what he thinks makes Microsoft a …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

A Look Back At How The Content Industry Almost Killed Blockbuster And Netflix (And The VCR)

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Derek Khanna is a technology policy consultant and columnist. He previously worked for the House Republican Study Committee where he authored their report on copyright reform. He</i> <i>spearheaded the national campaign on cellphone unlocking that resulted in proposed legislation to legalize</i> …