Kanaesha Shaw

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Texas Deputy Struggles to Find Legitimate Reason Why Recording Him is Illegal

Shot back in April, the above video shows “Ex-Cop Law Student” Andrew Wake attempting to record a seemingly routine traffic stop when a Gray County …

Tim Dodd's Everyday Astronaut - in pictures

In November 2013, photographer Tim Dodd, 29, found himself on an auction site, the sole bidder for a Russian spacesuit for which he paid $300. "When I saw it I felt this responsibility to do something exciting with it," he says. Dodd used it to recreate the menial tasks of a man going about his …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

RVs

Daily Inspiration #1774

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 …

Terrific Illustrations by Fabian 'Monk' Schlaga

Time for some great illustrations by German artist Fabian 'Monk' Schlaga. He's been featured before here at Abduzeedo in several occasions, but we …

Moving On: A Stop-motion Music Video for ‘James’ Made with Yarn by Ainslie Henderson | Colossal

<p>Moving On is the latest stop-motion video from BAFTA-nominated animator, writer, and director Ainslie Henderson. The clip was created as a music …

Intricate Papercut Art Contains Beautiful Love Letters

Inside his small studio in east London, where he's worked for over 20 years, artist Rob Ryan creates intricate papercut works all by hand. Many of them contain pieces of writing that read like beautiful love letters. For example, in the one above, the message reads, “I always said that I'd do …

Neutrons

19 Things I Wish I'd Known About Money When I Was Younger

In this case, it's really better NOT to learn the hard way.<p>Let's face it, nobody REALLY knows how to #DoMoney. All we can do is muddle through and learn from experience. Or learn from <i>my</i> experience, maybe? Here, some financial hacks for your early 20s that I learned the hard way; read up, and maybe …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird - Trailer 1

This provocative doc explores the life of cartoonist Gahan Wilson, who for over 50 years has been known for his ghoulish, twisted visions that …

Comedy

The World of Japanese Vending Machines

For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. …

Japan

This Jackie Chan Chopsticks Portrait Is Insane

What if Jackie Chan was made entirely of chopsticks?<p>Renowned Chinese artist Red Hong Yi answered this (age old?) question recently when she constructed a portrait of the legendary martial artist and movie star out of 64,000 chopsticks. In the two-minute video, the young artist briefly meets with …

Gorgeous Open-Impressionism Paintings of Colorful Landscapes by Erin Hanson

Artist Erin Hanson has always had an affinity for painting, but she didn't pursue her full time artistic career until she was living in Las Vegas and rock climbing at Red Rock Canyon. The breathtaking scenes throughout the land prompted Hanson to develop a goal of producing one painting per week. …

Art

CitizenM Times Square Hotel

When citizenM announced they were opening their first American outpost in Times Square, we were a bit skeptical. After a stay, however, we were happily proven wrong—they've created an oasis in the middle of one of the most chaotic places in the world. From the futuristic-looking rooms to the Google …

Hospitality

Personal Photography by Nick Meek

Expressive Photography.<p>Nick Meek is a remarkable and very talented photographer. His skills are often in demand for advertising campaigns for …

Photography

The Pisco Sour and Beyond

The historic grape-based white spirit, Pisco, is the basis for the national drink of both Peru and Chile. With production commencing at the turn of the 17th century, the tipple is as historic as it is representative of the cocktail cultures within its origin nations. Pisco is a descendant of …

South America

TIME Photo spotlights new documentary that features Magnum photographers Bruce Gilden, Elliot Erwitt, and Bruce Davidson. Catch a screening at the School of Visual Arts theater this Monday!---> http://ti.me/1dExwjw Photo: © Bruce Gilden/Magnum Photos. USA. New York City. Woman walking on Fifth Avenue. 1992.

Make Your Own iPhone Case With DIY Supplies You Already Have

Use your stash of glitter, lace and paint chips to create an iPhone case that shows off your DIY side. Just grab a clear smartphone case and design away!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Clear iPhone Cases<br>• pretty papers<br>• paint<br>• Fabrics<br>• found papers<br>• scissors<br>• Paint brushes<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onA Beautiful Mess

‘Fallin’ Floyd’ – Travel Through the Depths of Despair in this Fantastic Animated Short - The Fox Is Black

Here at <i>The Fox Is Black</i> we don’t normally make demands of our readers but let me just put it this way; if you have a spare 10 minutes in your day you …

Portraits of Identical Twins at Age 50 Reveal Similarities and Differences Over Time

According to Confucius, 50 is the age when people begin to understand their fate. In an effort to visually explore this concept, Beijing-based photographer Gao Rongguo created this contemplative series, entitled <i>Identical Twins</i>, in which he photographs twin brothers and sisters from the Shandong …

Confucius

A Sprawling Wall-Sized Mural Drawn With Only a Black Sharpie by Sean Sullivan | Colossal

<p>After 7 long months of obsessively scribbling away on a large wall, artist Sean Sullivan “threw in the towel,” in part because he had exceeded his …

The Vibrant Flower Filled Paintings of Fuco Ueda

Starting March 29, visit Thinkspace gallery in Los Angeles to see new and recent paintings by Japanese artist Fuco Ueda. Known for her surreal paintings of girls surrounded by hyper-colored flora and fauna, her works are at once shocking and serene. There's always a deliberate juxtaposition …

Art

Illuminated Cut Paper Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti | Colossal

<p>Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (known collectively as Hari & Deepti) are an artist couple who create paper cut light boxes. Each diorama is …

The Illustrations of Zao Dao Capture A Certain Spirit - The Fox Is Black

Zao Dao is a Kaiping, China based illustrator who does manga-esque illustrations that are full of personality and lots of little details. There’s …

Outstanding Animated Short Film - MONSIEUR COK

Title: Make Me Happy Size: 29.5 x 17.5 cm (11.7 x 6.9 in) Media:Winsor and Newton Cotman 45 Half Pan Studio Watercolour Set on Winsor & Newton watercolor paper 300grm CP Original For Sale

Today’s Classic: Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526-1593)

The Humanized Animals of Kim Nguyen

Today’s Classic: Death and the Maiden

Today’s Classic: Death and the Maiden<p>1. By George Clark Stanton<p>2-3. By Hans Baldung<p>4. By Henry Levi<p>5. By Marianne Stokes