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Naomi Kizhner’s Parasitic Powered Jewelry

In the dystopian future of <i>The Matrix</i>, humanity has been converted into a renewable crop by energy-starved sentient machines, with “farms” of human …

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McConnell's plan to halt Obama

HENDERSON, Ky. — Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration’s policies or veto them and risk a government shutdown.<p>In an extensive interview here, the typically reserved McConnell laid out his clearest …

Maker of world's most expensive cigars says Bill Clinton a client

When you pull in a half-million dollars a speech, why not celebrate with the "Rolls Royce" of cigars?<p>Former President Bill Clinton reportedly indulges in some of the world's most expensive cigars, from a Dominican Republic company whose smokes fetch up to $1,000 -- that's per cigar, not per …

Perry pleads not guilty in abuse of power case

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has pleaded not guilty to charges that he abused his power with a controversial veto threat, as he vowed to fight and "prevail" in the case.<p>The not-guilty plea was entered in a brief "waiver of arraignment" filed in Travis County court late Tuesday.<p>The Republican governor also …

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

Almost Human: Lifelike Portraits of Antique Ventriloquist Dummies

<i>Matthew Rolston, Joe Flip, from the series “Talking Heads.” © Matthew Rolston Photographer, Inc./courtesy Diane Rosenstein Fine Art.</i><p>For <i>Talking Heads,</i> …

New York Times story prompted Clinton to question CIA's info on bin Laden, according to newly released memo

When a New York Times article cast doubt on the accusation Usama bin Laden had a hand in the 1998 bombings of African embassies, President Clinton questioned his own CIA, according to a note he scrawled to his national security adviser.<p>The memo, part of a 1,000-page release of documents Friday …

grain editEmiliano Ponzi

Based in Milan, Italy, Emiliano Ponzi is an award-winning illustrator with a strong sense of color and composition. Stripping away superflous …

Daily Inspiration #1519

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

WWII Prisoners Built Improvised Cameras to Document Their Lives

Ever since photography was invented in the 1800s, there have been people willing to risk life and limb to bring images to the public eye. Among the …

Kelsey Brookes, LSD and Painting - The Fox Is Black

It’s pretty well known that Kelsey Brookes has a background in science. The San Diego based artist has really started to come into his own, pushing …

New Paper Birds from Diana Beltran Herrera | Colossal

<p>It’s been over a year since we last checked in with paper artist Diana Beltran Herrera (previously here and here) whose skill in crafting the fine …

Retro Poster Illustrations by Nick Schmidt

Poster Illustration Series.<p>A well illustrated poster series by German graphic designer and illustrator Nick Schmidt. The posters are designed to …

Furniture & Accessories from Salvaged Fire Hoses

Something most of us probably don’t think about is where old fire hoses go when they’ve been decommissioned. The answer is: landfills all across …

Furniture

Japanese Photographer Creates Worlds Where Paper Characters Live

Japanese photographer Kouichi Chiba takes beautiful photos that once again show us that creativity does not always need fancy equipment and cutting …

A Bump In Technology Offers An Anxiety-Free Diet Plan For Mothers-To-Be

The Nü system meets the high expectations of eating during pregnancy–delivering simple, interactive, realistic nutrition for mother and baby.<p><i>[This project is an entrant in our Innovation By Design Awards. Stay tuned for the announcement of winners on October 10.]</i><p>Ask the Internet, and there’s hardly …

Articles about 6 creative kickstarter projects we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we …

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"Basilicas" by Adrian Johnson

An identifiable aesthetic and high level of simple sophistication mark the ever-evolving graphic design work of Liverpool-born artist Adrian Johnson. But having become increasingly disenfranchised with commercial illustration work after 15 years in design, Johnson felt the need to approach his work …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>The tips discussed below are by no means the law.<p>Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa's …

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Pardon My Dust: The Chalk Art of Peter Han | Colossal

<p>Designer Peter Han (he rejects being called an artist) has worked as a conceptual designer for a number of different video games and films, but has …

Tono Mirai's "Earth Houses": Contemporary Homes Made from The Earth

They say your home is your "third skin," after your clothes and your actual skin. Our second and third "skins," just like our actual skin, have a …

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Glow-In-The-Dark Portraits Reveal DJs’ Dual Personas

Graphic designer Alex Trochut’s Binary Prints expose the divide between daytime and performance modes.<p>About a year ago, the graphic designer Alex Trochut started taking photographs of what would turn into a serious cool-kid list of electronic musicians and DJs. His plan was to cast a new light on …