Marti Stybaniewicz O Connell

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Facebook Execs Have Cashed Out $7.2B Since IPO

In the two years since Facebook’s IPO, the company’s executives and insiders have sold 186 million shares of stock, raking in $7.2 billion.<p>Eleven …

Pussy Riot leader lost in Russia's prison system, husband says

MOSCOW — The leader of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, whose protest performance at a Moscow cathedral led to prison terms for three of its members, appears to be lost in the nation's vast penal system, her husband said Sunday.<p>Pyotr Verzilov said he had not received any news from or about his …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

New Large-Scale 3D Drawings by Ben Heine

Belgian artist Ben Heine has gained recognition for his <i>Pencil Vs Camera</i> series, in which the clever illustrator superimposes a drawing on a sheet of torn paper over a real-life background. As a continuation of the series, Heine has recently ventured into new territory that allows him to enter his …

Real Men Pose Next to Famous Underwear Ads

We've all seen the dreamy underwear ads where male models show off their chiseled abs and their unnaturally tanned bodies. In this series, Jenny Francis and daily tabloid newspaper <i>The Sun</i> teamed up to show how real men compare to those popular campaigns.<p>Four brave men, regular readers of <i>The Sun</i>, …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Unbelievable Colored Pencil Drawings by Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez

Every once in awhile, you come across a photo-realistic artist that blows your mind. The very first Online International Juried Exhibition of the Pencil Art Society just went live and it's there that we found the work of Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez. The Madrid-based artist works with colored pencils …

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

10 grammar rules you can forget: how to stop worrying and write proper

Every situation in which language is used – texting your mates, asking for a pay rise, composing a small ad, making a speech, drafting a will, writing up an experiment, praying, rapping, or any other – has its own conventions. You wouldn't expect a politician being interviewed by Kirsty Wark about …

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

That sort of painful, sort of bittersweet, sort of wistful feeling you get looking out the window or driving at night or listening to a far-off train whistle? There's a word for that in Japanese.<p>Few of us use all--or even most--of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our …

Daily Inspiration #1563

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 …

Samsung to Unveil Smartphone With Curved Screen in October

Samsung plans to launch a smartphone with a curved screen in October, the company has announced.<p>Samsung's mobile business head of strategic marketing …

Madonna Launches "secretprojectrevolution" Film and Flipboard Magazine

Madonna Launches “secretprojectrevolution” Film and Flipboard Magazine<p>Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>Yesterday, Madonna unveiled Art For …

September 2012

The Great and God Awful Trends of New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

We took our time to really go through everything we saw at New York Fashion Week to compile for you the best, worst, and unavoidable trends that will be forced in front of your faces come spring 2014.<p><i>Marc by Marc Jacobs, Prabal Gurung, Philosophy, Alexander Wang, MM6, DKNY, Adam Selman</i><p>New York …