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In the Fold: Shop 10 Pleated Skirts

One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places.<p>One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places. From the runways of Michael Kors, Céline, Proenza Schouler and beyond, the inherent femininity and swish of the pleated skirt holds major appeal—whether …

Woven Light: Swedish School of Textiles at Greenhouse

The Swedish School of Textiles had created a darkened room on their stand at the Stockholm Furniture Fair’s Greenhouse, into which I wandered with …

Daily Inspiration #1689

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 …

Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl by Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan

Looking at <b>Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl design</b> is kind of depressing. It’s a special bowl for lonely people, I mean, how desperate are you that you need …

Peek Inside The World’s Forbidden Subway Tunnels

It’s hard not to be obsessed by the parts of a city most law-abiding citizens never see: views from the top of its tallest towers and inside its underground tunnels.<p>In New York–based artist Logan Hicks’s latest photography series, we get a glimpse at the latter, an underground world typically only …

Spectacular Starry Skies Convey the Essence of the Universe

The mysterious beauty of the universe overhead can only be seen in the proper setting and not all of us have access to those places. Landscape and astro photographer Nicholas Buer is one of the lucky ones who, upon finding the right spot, has seen the universe reveal itself in all of its …

Are We Ready for a Muslim Pres?

Could a Muslim be elected President of the United States? And I’m not talking a person who is “secretly” a Muslim, which is what approximately 50 …

"He Will Rule Them With An AR-15"

Retired Lieutenant General Jerry Boykin believes when Jesus comes back, he'll have an AR-15 assault rifle in hand<p><b>Right Wing Watch just got the audiotape</b> of Retired Lieutenant General Jerry Boykin speaking at the end of last year. You might remember him as the same LTG Boykin who while on active …

Venezuela protests rumble as demonstrators, troops face off

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces and demonstrators faced off in streets blocked by burning barricades in several provincial cities on Thursday as protests escalated against President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government.<p>At least five people have died since the violence broke out last …

7 Endangered NYC Foods You Should Eat Before They Disappear Forever

Hurry, eat everything now, before it's too late. Especially the bagels.<p>Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite issue a sobering reminder in the latest issue of <i>New York</i> magazine that "Today's Cronut could be tomorrow's Charlotte Russe." No food, no matter how traditional or locally beloved, is ever really …

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Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into Facebook's New $19 Billion Baby

<i>Click here for our magazine cover story on the Facebook-WhatsApp Megadeal: The Courtship, The Secret Meetings, The $19 Billion Poker Game</i><p>Jan Koum picked a meaningful spot to sign the $19 billion deal to sell his company WhatsApp to Facebook earlier today. Koum, cofounder Brian Acton and venture …