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DIY Wood Cabinet to Stash Your Trash

Need a place to stash that unsightly garbage bin? Dawn Nicole created this one seen above using these plans from Ana White, seen below.<p>If you are handy with a table saw, or can get someone to cut the wood for you, this would be a great project to tackle if your New Year’s resolution is to level up …

Woodworking

Paper Peonies

Rip 20 sheets of 20-pound recycled paper into strips.<p>Boil ripped paper in 5 quarts water; let cool.<p>In a blender, pulse to reduce to a paper pulp.<p>Place 3 cups pulp onto Silpat-lined cookie sheet; spread out.<p>Use sponge to soak up excess water. Let dry for a couple of hours.<p>Flatten with rolling pin. …

Chemicals

Killer Whale Shares Lineup with Uluwatu Surfers

Most intimidating surfer out there? Photo: Bali Sharks<p><b>Well, there is one surfer you definitely don’t want to get into a paddle battle with, that’s</b> …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

47 Stunning Photographs Of People From Around The World

Proof that beauty comes in all colors.<p><i>CORRECTION: The last photo has been replaced with a person whose natural skin tone wasn't altered. h/t Dominie Dirtch for pointing this out. (3/16/14)</i><p>Special thanks to all the photographers for allowing me to showcase their beautiful work.

Tee se itse -valas

You can find the tutorial in English here.<p><b>ETA in February 2012:</b> Hi! Nice of you to stop by! There will eventually be an English translation of this …

Timbertop Desk by Rail Yard Studios | HiConsumption

There are two types of distressed—one good, one bad. Bad distressed is the way you feel after your pet Yeti gets quarantined by the government. But</i> …

Abraham Lincoln

25+ Great DIY Door Ideas

[tps_header]<p>25+ Great DIY Door Ideas!<p>Doors, they are not something you may think about everyday, but I can promise you that you use them daily and a …

Valentine's Cake DIY

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Recipes

$1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug for hepatitis C, and when?<p>The drug Sovaldi will cost $1,000 per pill. A typical course of treatment …

My Modern Met's Top 10 Most Popular Stories in 2013

Take at short trip with us, if you will, as we take a stroll down memory lane. Let's look back on 2013 with our most popular stories – the ones that made you laugh and cry so much that you just had to share them with your friends. With six to ten posts per day, it's not easy keeping up all the …

Beastie Boys

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

From Smaug to the Clangers: a brief history of dragons

As we finally come face to face with Tolkien's Smaug on the big screen, Philip Hoare sets off in search of the greatest of all mythical creatures – from the satanic lizards of the Bible to the Jungian monster within us all<p>I doubt if JRR Tolkien would recognise his Smaug in Peter Jackson's new CGI …

Shooter's Sandwich - Pressed Steak & Mushroom Sandwich - Great for Tailgating, Hunting & Picnics

Nelson Mandela On Being A Man: 5 Quotes

On Thursday, the world lost one of the greatest leaders it’s ever known. Luckily, Nelson Mandela left behind a lot of wisdom that we can learn from …

First things first; I'm a huge Superman fan and a huge fan of comics in general, so this is in no way an attempt to sully the character - it is …

Comics

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Chemical Engineering

Incredible Oil Paintings of Dark and Foreboding Skies

The fourth edition of Beyond Eden, a multi-gallery event celebrating the new contemporary art scene, is starting tonight in Los Angeles and one of the exciting pieces being shown there will be the one you see above. Thinkspace Gallery will display artist Brian Mashburn's <i>Give Me a Home</i>, a stunning …

Art

Pixar’s 22 Golden Rules of Storytelling

Back in 2011, then Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats (now freelancing) tweeted 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar. Coats learned the …

Ben Affleck Responds To Batman Backlash

Incredible Hyperrealistic Drawings of Everyday Objects

Milan-based Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi creates hyperrealistic drawings of ordinary objects that boggle the mind. It's hard to believe that the artist uses a standard set of art supplies to reproduce the likeness of everyday items, including anything from a bag of …

Digital Art

Daily Inspiration #1546

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 …

The Origami Animals of Matthieu Georger

Matthieu Georger is an amazing origami artist that can not only fold advanced and technical designs from other origami masters, but also creates his …

How to Make Spicy Peanut Noodles

You don’t have to run to the nearest Chinese restaurant to enjoy this dish! You can make it right at your household. Straightforward to make and fast …

Recipes

The Ethereal Fish Tank Landscapes of Kim Keever

At first glance, New York artist Kim Keever‘s landscapes look like traditional paintings. But then, on his site, you note aperture, camera, focal length, and shutter speed for each piece. What otherwordly lands does Keever travel to for capturing these stunning shots? No further than his studio, …

The Inside Story On The Fear Of Holes

Trypophobia may be moving out of the urban dictionary and into the scientific literature.<p>A recent study in the peer-review journal <i>Psychological Science</i> takes a first crack at explaining why some people may suffer from a fear of holes.<p>Trypophobia may be hard to find in textbooks and diagnostic …

Torrey Meister // Hawaii // 3:04

We love the juxtaposition of this clip. Torrey opens with a collection of high-flyin’ airs and nearly goes the extra half-mile on the Kerrupt at …

Brazil