Steven John

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A Brief History of Jupiter Ascending's Plagued Journey to the Big Screen

It’s never a good sign when a summer blockbuster starring Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum’s abs is pushed from July to February, a historically bad …

Movies

Hack Your Brain With A Machine That Reads Minds

Star Wars first planted the idea over 35 years ago that we could move objects with our minds. That idea is now a reality that has come a long way in the last few years. Emotiv is on the cutting edge of that technology with headgear that allows you to do things, such as make a toy car whiz by or …

Artist Fantastically Photoshops Homeless Dogs to Find Them Homes

Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Sarolta Bn is best known for her stunningly surreal scenes that include sky high paintbrush trees and flying origami birds. To change the perception of abandoned shelter animals, and to help find them homes, she recently embarked on a new series that all feature …

From the 'You Can Draw With Anything' Department: Seung Mo Park's Gorgeous Steel Mesh Portraits

While Chuck Close's tool of choice was the pencil, artist Seung Mo Park makes his marks with a very different medium: Stainless steel mesh.<p>By …

Stainless Steel

Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …

Origami

Coulda, Shoulda, WOOD-a!

Maple Set investigates an alternative emotional response to everyday kitchen knives! The project was undertaken as an exploration of unique materials …

Retro Futuristic Illustrations

These awesome Retro Futuristic Illustrations are done by Nathan Schroeder. A mix of geometric shapes and photography with a nostalgia feel that makes …

Graphic Design

Artist Completely Wraps Rooms with Famous Paintings

<b>Lichtenstein Moe's Tavern</b><p>While at first glance these rooms may look like something you'd find in one of today's swanky design hotels (like in the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas), you might be surprised to find out that they're actually the work of one digital artist. Jon Rafman, known for his …

Code.org turning the ashes of 'Flappy Bird' into a phoenix of coding education

The wildly simple yet infinitely frustrating game <i>Flappy Bird</i> is no more, though it continues to live on in countless clones. Now Code.org, the non-profit aimed at teaching people how to write code, has created a tool to make your own <i>Flappy Bird</i> game while learning some code at the same time.<p>Fend …

We're one step closer to nuclear fusion energy

Scientists with the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced today that they have achieved a critical …

Remarkable Colored Tattoos by Artist Sasha Unisex

Tattoo artist Sasha Unisex produces beautiful paintings that happen to be on human skin. The St. Petersburg-based artist uses vibrant inks to etch portraits of animals, bouquets of flowers, and nautical scenes onto her clients' bodies. The eye-catching images use shades of purples, blues, and …

Artists Make-Up Drawings Celebrate Chinese New Year

In honor of the Chinese New Year, artist Hong Yi (aka Red) is using make-up in all sorts of unexpected ways to produce this beautifully decorative series of Chinese scenes. The incredibly skilled artist has been known to use everything from flower petals to rings of coffee stains to create her …

Magnificent Landscape Photography by Greg Ness

Nature has so much beauty to be seen! From beautiful sunrises over the mountains to sunsets over the canyons, there's just an infinite set of …

Landscape Photography

Yukino Ohmura's Dot-Drawn Nighttime Cityscapes

In the You Really Can Draw With Anything Department, we've seen Red Hong draw with coffee cup stains, and Takayo Kiyota draw with sushi; now we've …

Michael Mann

No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think

Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist.<p>Black holes do not exist—at least, not as we know them, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, potentially provoking a rethink of one of space's most mysterious objects.<p>A new study from …

Incredible Shadow Art Cast Through Iron Sculptures

At first glance, Greek artist Tedosio Sectio Aurea's iron sculptures might seem pretty ordinary. However, when lit from the precise angle, the sculptures spring to life with shadows that reveal a whole new form. Above, a bouquet of colorful metal flowers casts a shadow of a woman holding leaves, …

WaterWheel Water Carrier for Urban India

In India, collecting and carrying water is women’s responsibility. In rural areas, they have to carry water from distant sources and most often than …

India

Omega Outdoor Cooking Table by Edward J. Frame

When summer is here, it would be great to set up <b>Omega Outdoor Cooking Table</b> and enjoy family activities or gathering with your friends outdoor. This …

Stekko Minimalist Leaning Coatrack

Stekko by Italian designer Eduardo Alessi is a minimalist valet stand, coat and shoe rack. Easy to use and move due to its slim figure, you can prop …

Furniture

Architectural Renderings of Life Drawn with Pencil and Pen by Rafael Araujo | Colossal

<p>In the midst of our daily binge of emailing, Tweeting, Facebooking, app downloading and photoshopping it’s almost hard to imagine how anything was …

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 …

Functioning Pickup Truck Built with 11,000 Pounds of Ice

Devised by the marketing department of Canadian Tire, the entire body of this Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is made of more than 11,000 lbs of ice. The Icetruck was built by the automotive parts manufacturer to test the limits of their motomaster eliminator battery by freezing it to -40 degrees …

A Lamp You’ll Want to Put in the Corner

This lamp’s name says it all – it’s called Put Baby In The Corner. The design of the lamp allows it to fit perfectly into any corner or niche, …

Furniture

Dramatic Photos Reveal Hong Kong's Darker Side

While many traveling photographers capture beautiful landscapes and the beaming faces of locals, New Zealand native Jonathan Van Smit offers a uniquely dark view of the scenes he became witness to on his ventures in Hong Kong. Rather than sugar-coating the poverty he was met by, the photographer …

Emptied Gestures: Physical Movement Translated into Symmetrical Charcoal Drawings by Heather Hansen | Colossal

<p>Splayed across a giant paper canvas with pieces of charcoal firmly grasped in each hand, Heather Hansen begins a grueling physical routine atop a …

Ordinary Objects Cleverly Interact With Simple Line Drawings

The world is filled with possibilities according to clever Ecuador-based artist Javier Perez. From the graphic designer's perspective, any little object can be redefined to communicate a whimsical idea that will make just about anybody smile.<p>Perez first began his <i>Instagram Experiments</i> last fall with …

Drawing

The 30 greatest video games that time forgot – part one

From early rhythm action to weird puzzlers, discover the best games most players have never heard of<p>History is not always kind to great games. Titles once heralded as masterworks are often lost as console cycles turn. Alternatively, there are the offbeat outliers completely shunned during their own …