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Life-Sized Pirate Ship Built Completely Out of Cardboard

As they were planning their Treasure Island-themed Halloween party last year, friends Josh, Mikey, and Joel clearly didn't want to skimp on the decorations so they decided to build a life-sized pirate ship made completely out of cardboard! The creative trio developed this elaborate design and, …

Crafting

Lunchbox Dad Makes Creative Sandwiches And Snacks For His Daughter’s School Lunch

Beau Coffron, better known as Lunchbox Dad, is a dad in the San Francisco Bay area that loves to make delicious and creatively designed lunches for …

Cancer-Stricken Father Walks His 11-Year-Old Daughter Down the Aisle

For many women, the wedding is one of the most significant days of her life, with the traditional walk down the aisle with her father holding a special place in her heart as a reminder of the love and care that her parents have given her. 11-year-old Josie Zetz was given the surprise of a lifetime …

Weddings

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Artist Jason de Caires Taylor has chosen an unconventional location for his giant sculptural creations: the ocean.<p>Jason de Caires Taylor

13-Year-Old Kazakh Girl Trained To Become Eagle Hunter

“<i>I wanted to document the ‘Future Generation’ – boys who take their first steps in learning the hunting skills, boys who hold the tradition’s future</i> …

Eldest

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our long history of construction, paneling has run the gamut from ornate boiserie to simple sheets of plywood.<p>The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...<p>Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto …

Avant-garde

Tinderella: A Modern Fairy Tale

Walt Disney Company

Mysteries of Nature Explode from Layers of Stacked Paper

<i>Liquid Hymn</i> is an explosion of colors and natural forms that burst with life from layers of ink, pencil, and stacked paper. Created by Oakland-based artist J. S. Weis, the illustrated plants and animals exist together in abstract formations where it is difficult to distinguish from one object to …

San Francisco

How Men Think In Relationships…I Must Admit, It’s Pretty Good.

AT LAST A GUY HAS TAKEN THE TIME TO WRITE THIS ALL DOWN<br>FINALLY, the guys’ side of the story. (I MUST ADMIT, IT’S PRETTY GOOD.)<p>WE ALWAYS HEAR ‘THE …

These 36 Goats On Cliffs Don’t Know What Fear Is

Every single wild animal has a special environmental niche that it occupies to survive, and wild mountain goats have evolved to occupy some of the …

Digital Art

Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

Northern Lights

Severe Skies: The Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead | Colossal

<p>Just a cursory glance at a few storm photos by Mike Hollingshead and it’s clear this guy has probably seen it all, and probably put his life at risk …

Ornate Embroidery Patterns Stitched into Metallic Objects | Colossal

<p>In an attempt to subvert traditional embroidery culture, Lithuatian artist Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė applies standard floral and …

Daily Inspiration #1659

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 …

Bring the stars inside!

You’d be hard pressed to find a single person who hasn’t laid back and enjoyed the night sky. This creative design capitalizes on our very human …

Outstanding Illustrations by Sergi Brosa

We had some pretty awesome artworks being featured here at Abduzeedo this week, and there are probably few ways to begin the weekend better than …

Illustration & Comics

Illustration

Curious Wanderings of Batman in the American Southwest

In this delightful series of black and white photographs by French artist Rmi Nol, Batman is imagined in a number of tongue-in-cheek scenarios. These photos are almost like a glimpse into the life of a retired Batman living out the rest of his days in the desert landscapes of the Southwest.<p>Whether …

Comic Books

Weird Things We All Do, A Hilarious Parody of BuzzFeed by Pleated-Jeans

Pleated-Jeans has created “Weird Things We All Do,” a hilarious parody of BuzzFeed-style articles and videos that showcase relateable behaviors.

The power of tears: Why Google has its eye on smart contact lenses

When the cronut craze swept across New York in early spring of last year, the only major inconvenience associated with Dominique Ansel's novel culinary confection was the pain of waiting in line to get it. For a responsible person living with Type 1 (or Type 2) diabetes, like my good friend Cara, …

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Modern Art

Selfies at night: Canadian photographer immerses himself in the wilderness - in pictures

Paul Zizka takes photos of himself in the wilderness of Canada. He began photographing night scenes but by adding himself into the shot he created a relationship between the central figure in the image and the nature around him. Paul uses the HDR technique to achieve these results

Why artists just don't get Kate Moss

She's been depicted in plastic by Allen Jones, tattooed by Lucian Freud and snapped by the world's greatest photographers. But as Moss turns 40, she's a beauty still waiting for her Picasso<p>Kate Moss creates a timeless bubble around herself where feminism never happened. In this archaic realm, women …

Behind the scenes of Star Wars – in pictures

It's more than 30 years since the first Star Wars film was released. Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original trilogy, has shared via Twitter images of the cast letting their hair down behind the scenes

Living Clay Sculptures By Johnson Tsang

Living Clay demonstrates Tsang’s extraordinary creativity, which leaves a lot of space for the viewer’s imagination. Emotions like dreaminess, love, …

Art

Photographer Travels Through Time By Inserting Herself Into Her Childhood Photos

London-based Japanese photographer Chino Otsuka has taken a unique approach to exploring her own past. In her “Imagine Finding Me” series, she …

12 Of The Coolest Offices In The World

Some offices can be boring and stifling, but definitely not these – we made a list of the coolest and most well-designed office spaces in the …

Etymology

Rooms Transformed Into Overhead Cat Playgrounds With Walkways And Platforms

With all the attention we put into designing and decorating our homes, we sometimes forget about accommodating our feline friends as well. German …

Feline