Eduardo Aguirre

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Abandoned U.S. embassy ‘secured’

TRIPOLI, Libya — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.<p>An Associated Press journalist saw holes …

Design a Clean and Modern Pricing Table in Photoshop

Photoshop is often used to create graphics and layouts for web designs. In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a pricing table for a hosting …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Three Secrets Of The Only 5 Year Old iPhone Hit App

In March 2009, an iPhone app called “Doodle Jump” debuted and entered rapidly the Top 20 paid download chart. Apple's iPhone app platform was still in its infancy and nobody realized just how huge the content empire would be. One early app hit held on for half a decade of app industry turmoil. Five …

Powerful Earthquake Off California Coast Didn't Feel That Powerful

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific Ocean roughly 50 miles from Eureka, California, …

Madrid's mayor seeks curb on protesters in central square

Whether it's thousands of <i>indignados</i> camping out for weeks or a handful of older people rallying against a freeze in pensions, the backdrop is almost always the same: Madrid's Puerta del Sol square.<p>And that's a problem, according to the city's mayor, Ana Botella, local businesses and the regional …

Calif. bill would stop orca shows

A California state lawmaker has proposed legislation that would prohibit San Diego’s SeaWorld from featuring killer whales in entertainment performances.<p>The bill, released Friday, would also ban captive breeding and the import and export of orcas, according to U-T San Diego.<p>Richard Bloom, a …

Bill Nye Scolds GOP Congresswoman on Global Warming

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” told Republican Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee to stop questioning the facts behind climate change on Sunday …

New Afghanistan law to silence victims of violence against women

A new Afghan law will allow men to attack their wives, children and sisters without fear of judicial punishment, undoing years of slow progress in tackling violence in a country blighted by so-called "honour" killings, forced marriage and vicious domestic abuse.<p>The small but significant change to …

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

The NSA Reportedly Has Total Access To The Apple iPhone

As with most good stories, revelations of the NSA spy program will almost certainly keep getting worse before anything gets better.<p>Yesterday we reported on claims—based on leaked NSA documents—that the spy agency was rerouting laptops ordered online to install spyware and malicious hardware on the …

Unintended Consequences of Technology: Does Wi-Fi Kill Plants?

Ten years ago it was tough finding Wi-Fi, even here in NYC. But now it emanates from every Starbucks, McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts, not to mention …

Routers

MIT’s inFORM uses Kinect to physically interact through a computer

The Tangible Media Group at the MIT Media Lab created a "self-aware computer" that allows users to affect physical space in front of the monitor, Fast Company reports.<p>The device is called inFORM and functions with the use of a pin board; each pin is connected to a motor made mobile by a computer. …

Why a Good Creative Education Matters - The Fox Is Black

Recently our writer Michael Arnold wrote a wonderful piece about breaking into the creative industry called Making Your Bones. In it he questioned …

Protesters gather around the world for Million Mask March

Protesters wearing the white-faced Guy Fawkes masks that have become synonymous with the Occupy movement and the hacktivist grouping Anonymous have taken part in hundreds of gatherings around the world in opposition to causes ranging from corruption to fracking.<p>Demonstrations in more than 400 …

Intel Is Investing Billions Of Dollars Into This Unproven Technology

Moore's Law, named after Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts that the number of transistors that can be cost-effectively packed into a chip will double every two years.<p>The more transistors on a chip, the more powerful the chip becomes without using more space or energy. That's why computers …

Global Internet Bodies Turn Their Backs on U.S. Oversight

A batch of the Internet’s oversight bodies have taken a strong stand against the long-term dominance by the U.S. in governing the operation of the …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Daily Inspiration #1568

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

Design And Print Your Own Moleskines With Paper’s New “Book”

FiftyThree (makers of the iPad app Paper) and Moleskine are teaming up to make Book, a streamlined print-on-demand service to turn digital thoughts into analog prints.<p>Paper is an amazing iPad app–and one of our Innovation By Design nominees–because its team at FiftyThree cracked the code of making …

iPad Apps

Interview with Samantha Mash

Today we're gonna present another great young talent to you, Samantha Mash it's a illustrator just starting out on the creative area, but already …

Logo Design: Camels and Dromedaries

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Logo Design

Simon Fraser University Presents Dutch Design Field School 2013

<i>Some of our recent design education has come from instructors who have offered us exclusive inside looks at summer intensives: Francis Bitonti's "New</i> …

Note-Taking

Are Acid Flashbacks A Myth?

Flashbacks do occur, but very rarely.<p>Reports of drug-induced flashbacks have existed since the 1950s. Though the term "flashback" wasn't used specifically until 1969, as early as 1954 scientists noticed LSD users complaining of a reoccurrence of an LSD-like state long after the drug's effects …

Which cities are most at risk for a natural disaster?

Tokyo-Yokohama, the Pearl River Delta and Osaka-Kobe are the riskiest metropolitan areas in the world. Otherwise … does your city make the list?<p>Swiss …