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The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

Playfully Quirky Cabins Are Tiny Homes with Big Personalities

Fourth generation wood-working artisan Dan Pauly transforms reclaimed wood into diminutive cabins that look like they're straight out of a fairy tale. Whether it's a sauna, outhouse, shed, or actual home, the craftsman is able to create structures that are reminiscent of a Tim Burton film–offering …

artisanal

Bibelot Identity and Packaging Design by A Friend Of Mine

Bibelot – European styled dessert boutique identity and packaging design by Melbourne based studio A Friend Of Mine.<p>Bibelot (French word for a small …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.

Computer Science

College Student Builds Tiny House to Graduate Debt-Free

While many people graduate college with substantial debt, 25-year-old Joel Weber decided that he didn't want to be one of them. To save money on room and board, the University of Texas student was determined to build his own tiny home. These eco-friendly type structures are usually around 500 …

College & University

These photos show what springtime was like in Paris in 1960

Over fifty years ago, avid traveler and amateur photographer Charles W. Cushman traveled to Paris in the springtime and documented the city.<p>The images of Paris in 1960 show a glamorous and romantic city that hasn't changed all that much today.<p>These photos are being shared with permission from the …

France

Breathtaking Photos of the Night Sky Capture the Beauty of the Cosmos

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt captures breathtakingly beautiful photos of the night sky shining over magnificent landscapes. Dazzling stars, glimpses of the Milky Way, and otherworldly auroras can be seen with startling clarity in his gorgeous images. Each shot is an extraordinary …

Photography

Bryan Lee O’Malley walks through the newly colored Scott Pilgrim series

When Bryan Lee O’Malley’s <i>Scott Pilgrim’s</i> <i>Precious Little Life</i> debuted in 2004, it hit the comics industry like a hadoken to the chest. Combining …

Dwell

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Home Tours

A Japanese Island Overrun by Hundreds of Stray Cats

In 2014, a documentary film crew set off to Tashirojima, better known as Cat Island, on the northern coast of Japan to capture the strangely surreal life there. While the human population stands at only about 100, the cats number in the several hundreds. (Some say it could be as high as 800.) The …

Population

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …

Cute

Nendo’s Innovative New Suitcase Is As Versatile As It Is Beautiful

If you’re a seasoned traveler who is convinced that a hard-shelled carry-on is the only one worth considering, Nendo wants to change your mind, at least partially. The Japanese design house has teamed up with Fabbrica Pelletterie Milano to create a hybrid suitcase with a hard-shelled body and a …

Meet Hulk, a 175-Pound Pit Bull and a Lovable Gentle Giant

Meet Hulk, an enormous pit bull that lives in New Hampshire. He's only 18 months old but is already 175 pounds and growing, making him one of the world's largest pit bulls. Hulk is even trained as a professional guard dog by his owners, Marlon and Lisa Grannan. They run Dark Dynasty K9s, which is a …

Pets

Daily Inspiration #2016

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 …

Title Sequences Work by Henry Hobson

If you've watched the Oscars (2015) last week, you must have been wondering who worked on those beautiful motion titles throughout the whole show. …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

15 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Adorable Ermine

The short-tailed weasel, or stoat, is an adorable little character that always looks like he's always up to no good. The animal goes by the name ermine when it's in its pure white winter coat. In the spring and summer, its fur is a reddish brown. The photo above shows the ermine in Italy's Gran …

Cute

Biddy The Hedgehog Is Here To Brighten Your Day

I never thought I'd be saying this, but I'm pretty envious of a hedgehog. , has seen more of America and participated in more woodland activities …

Hands On with the Teenage Engineering + Cheap Monday's Pocket Operators

What happens when audio engineers and a clothing brand get together? Swedish brands Teenage Engineering and Cheap Monday broke news of a collaboration at the start of the year, generating more than a little hype about the resulting products named Pocket Operators (PO): miniature synthesizers …

Clothing

An Old Duplex Becomes a Single Family Home in Montreal

la SHED architecture was hired to do a major renovation on the De Gaspé House, located in the Villeray district of Montreal, Canada, to bring an old …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Retrogaming

Under the Mask

Latest Posts<p>We take a break from the Arkham video games and return to The New Batman Adventures to dissect one of our all-time favorite episodes …

Jon Hopkins Shares Audio from BBC Radio 1 Residency

<i>Photo by Steve Gullick</i><p>Jon Hopkins is the latest artist to host a residency on BBC Radio 1. Tonight's one hour mix, co-hosted with fellow Brit East India Youth, featured cuts from Jamie xx, Clark, Caribou, Paula Temple, Fhloston Paradigm, and many more. Listen to the entire program here over at …

Tokyobike + New Balance C-Series Collection

Established in 2012 to develop new concepts and designs inspired by various lifestyles, New Balance's Tokyo Design Studio is often responsible for the Boston-based brand's more limited, buzz worthy introductions. With cycling recently put in their crosshairs, three new models (CM600C, CT700C and …

New Balance

Japan suffers lowest number of births on record as population shrinks

Japan’s estimated number of newborn babies last year fell to 1.001 million, the lowest figure on record, further contributing to the ageing and shrinking of the country’s population, official data showed Thursday.<p>The number marked an all-time low for the fourth straight year, the health, labour and …

Geography