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Bellerby & Co. Globes: Paper-Covered Balls That Will Leave You Breathless

No matter how modern, chic or technologically-forward you may be, everyone loves maps. Innate sense of navigation, likelihood of travel, and taste in …

Martin Scorsese

Best of the Week: Architecture, Web Design, Photography and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

TV Teaser: The Walking Dead (Season 4)

America’s favorite TV horror series is almost back on the boob-tube. Starting on Feb. 9, AMC’s <i>The Walking Dead</i> will return for a 4th season. Even …

Surreal Sculptures of Disintegrating Animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist's steel sculptures titled <i>Promise of Our Star</i> and <i>Next to the World</i> are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that …

Modern Art

Knoll Thy Enemy: Combatting Chaos with Carefully Arrayed Items

To some, an art form. To others, common sense. To the messy outsider, pointless de-jumbling. As a savvy designer or design enthusiast, you're most …

Target Says 70 Million Individuals' Data May Have Been Stolen

The size of the data breach at Target Co. stores late last year took a sharp rise Friday when the retailer said it now estimates that up to 70 million individuals may have had information that includes their "names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses" stolen.<p>Previously, as we have …

Dark and Moody Zoo Animal Portraits by Alex Teuscher

Geneva-based photographer Alex Teuscher shows us the fine art of zoo animals with these dark and moody portraits. He originally came up with the idea when he was going through his old files of animal photos and felt like something was missing. “I decided to experiment and see what kind of results I …

Air Pollution

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

Daily Inspiration #1652

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 …

Artist Transforms New Zealand's Utility Boxes with Graffiti

Auckland, New Zealand is being transformed, one utility box at a time, by artist Paul Walsh. After gaining local recognition for a Grumpy Cat mural he created, the gifted illustrator and web designer was approached by Chorus (a company that operates New Zealand's phone network) to beautify their …

Streetwear
France

Polar Vortex: Chicagoan Turns Boiling Water into Cloud

While most of the US tries to stay warm through the Polar Vortex, one man in Chicago (or “Chiberia”) decided to have a little “scientific” fun. Two days ago, as temperatures dropped to a staggering -14F, Scott Harrison stepped into the cold and shot this cityscape view of downtown Chicago while …

Global Warming

Myths about how the brain works have no place in the classroom

There is a shortage of rigorous research into teaching methods, and results are poorly disseminated among teachers<p>Are you left-brained or right-brained? Are you more creative or rational? You can find out easily enough – there are myriad online tests that will help you find your dominant hemisphere.<p>…