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Two Modern Japanese Homes Come Together Forming a Beautiful Archway

At first glance, this building might look like a single structure, but it's actually two separate residences. Architect Akio Nakasa designed them as halves of one whole. The buildings, despite being different in size and height, complement each other thanks to a central arch that lines up but …

Can you solve the maths question for Singapore schoolkids that went viral?

Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s threesome sets the web aflutter

Unique Artworks by Pascal Blanche

I've been saving this for a long time, but for some reason I didn't publish it before. It's the unique work of Canadian artist Pascal Blanche. He's …

Crashing Glass Waves Frozen Into Elegant Vessels by Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma | Colossal

<p>Husband and wife team Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker translate their oceanic inspirations directly into their collaborative glass sculptures, frozen …

Vases Constructed from Hundreds of Pencils by Studio Markunpoika | Colossal

<p>Amalgamated is a new series of vessels by studio markunpoika constructed from assembled pencils. Taking advantage of the pencil’s unique hexagon …

The Fine Art of Japanese Hakone Marquetry Using Razor-Thin Slices of Wood Mosaics | Colossal

<p>From 2012-2013 Gucci Japan produced an online video series called “Hand” that payed homage to 35 artists and designers who eschew modern …

Check out the best art GIFs of 2014

The creators of the Giphoscope -- the hand-cranked, real-world GIF machine -- have set about making a real name for themselves in the world of art. Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali have just hosted their very first ever annual Giphoscope Award, created to honour the very best of animated GIF …

Software predicts how contact will change indigenous people

A new computer model is able to predict how outside forces like modern technology will affect the sustainability of indigenous peoples in the Amazon …

Ecology

New Dating App Startup Aims to Be the 'Thinking Person's Tinder'

3 min read<p>Do dating apps like Tinder and Grindr -- in which users hastily appraise one another’s photos with the flick of a finger -- merely appeal to humanity’s basest desires as looks-obsessed Neanderthals?<p>Probably so.<p>Is it possible that a new app entitled Loveflutter might upend this experience …

Relationships

City Social: reach new heights at Jason Atherton’s latest restaurant – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:15 pm, June 15, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>Jason Atherton, at last count, was running a score or so restaurants from Mayfair to Hong Kong. But …

More of the Stunning Work of Mark Summers

Back in 2010 we've featured the amazing work of Mark Summers, a Canadian artist that comes up with these fantastic pieces. He kept doing great …

Art

DUAL Typeface from CDType

The DUAL Typeface, a full width sans-serif font with experimental alternatives.<p>Montreal, Canada based font designer Charles Daoud (Foundry: CDType) …

Designer Masanori Oji Teams Up With Ancient Japanese Brass Foundry to Create Beautiful Products

Saitama-based Masanori Oji's interests are as broad as his skillset. The handicrafts designer has experience in architecture and graphics as well as …

Foundries

Chocolate Packaging Design by The North South Studio for Omnom

Omnom chocolate packaging design and illustration.<p>The North South Studio from Reykjavik, Iceland create a distinctive and unique chocolate packaging …

SEGRA Cut-out paper Design

With the flat style taking over there's a tendency for designs and illustrations to take on the same look and feel. I am not saying it's bad, it's …

Graphic Design

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Make Your Espresso In The Microwave With Piamo

Espresso makers can be bulky and take up a lot of kitchen room that you might not have, but don’t fret because you can still have your delicious …

Household Hacks: Alternative Cooking Devices by "Kaffekokarkock," the Swedish Coffee-Machine Chef

Gothenburg-based Katja Wulff runs a blog called Coffee Machine Cuisine - How to cook food with your coffee maker. She's been hooked on coffeemaker …

Coffeemakers

This Land Is Your Land

Feeding nine billion—and eventually ten billion—means growing crops faster, smarter, and in new places. Do we need to find more land?<p>Light, seeds, soil, and water. The recipe for growing food out of the ground is among the planet’s simplest equations. Tweak the variables—less light, different …

Forget the Med: five stunning stretches of coast in northern Europe

Travellers flock to the Mediterranean shores of Italy, France and Spain, but for deliciously different places to dip your toes, look a little further north on your map of Europe. You’ll need a sweater if you visit outside the summer, but the views, dunes and magical history are worth a slightly …

europeantravel

Magnetic Hangers Are Perfect For Neat Freaks

These hook-free hangers make it easier to organize your closet. Bonus: no more of that awful screechy metal-on-metal scraping noise.<p>Hooks: good for pirates, annoying for clothes. The hooks on clothes hangers get caught in loose knits, get tangled with each other, break off, bend, and do all kinds …

Cleaning

Daily Inspiration #1671

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 …

Digital Art

Greek Yogurt Labneh

6 to 8 Servings<p>Greek yogurt gets transformed into a bright fresh cheese in this Middle Eastern-style dish. Spread it onto toast with jam for breakfast, or serve as part of a cheese platter.<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups plain 2% fat or whole Fage Greek yogurt<p>1/2 cup (or more) good-quality …

'I'm Not A Lookalike' Project Showcases Strangers Who Look Like Twins (PHOTOS)

Think you're special and unique?<p>So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle.<p>The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers who look alarmingly similar, according to Rex USA.<p>"I was inspired by 2 things," Brunelle told Rex …

Michel Roux Sr: cooking and cancer

Chef and restaurateur Michel Roux Sr explains why he is supporting a new recipe book for people who are suffering or recovering from cancer. His own battle with cancer left him unable to taste food for months<p>Michel and his brother Albert Roux are founders of two of the most acclaimed restaurants in …

Curry: why the British are moving on from Chicken Tikka Masala

Experimentation by British Indian chefs and a desire to eat more healthily are behind growing consumer confidence when it comes to curry. Skate Cheeks Koliwada, sir?<p>In 1997, Chicken Tikka Masala was reportedly being ordered by 11 million diners in Britain, about 22 per cent of the population. Lodue …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 12 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …