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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 1970

Just a couple years after the Sundown Drive-in on the outskirts of Canberra (Symonston, according to Google Maps) opened, this photo of a packed house that we came across in the National Archives of Australia’s collection on Flickr was taken. One of two in the ACT and maybe a few dozen across Australia, the Sundown […]

Why Isn’t Germany Dealing with Its Anti-Semitism Problem?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel needs to deal with this soon. Photo via Flickr user World Economic Forum Here we go again. Seventy-six years after the state-sanctioned terror of Kristallnacht, when synagogues and Jewish businesses were ransacked across the country, Jews in Germany fear for their safety. Show More Summary

Linkage: Checking Out Elmira Avenue; Looking Back at K&B; More!

last weekNews : The Newsroom

photo by Bart Everson via flickr · Check out a historic block of Elmira Avenue · Development beef on a Metairie lot over and over again · Homeless camps just moved further toward the river · The trouble with...

Step Right Up To Contribute To The Web of Meaning

Photo Coutesy: Flickr/Charlotte L Are you looking for opportunities to contribute to the web of meaning that are appropriate to filling some hours in these last lazy days of summer? Something a little less taxing than, say, creating and publishing a Linked Data set on the web? They’re out there. Show More Summary

AM Linkage: Lineage Through Land Buoy; Avoiding Spruce Street; More!

Photo by J. Benner/Flickr · Jody Pinto's Land Buoy tells a far deeper story. · Implosion at Queen Lane Apartments will be Sept. 13th. · Here's when to avoid Spruce St. as UPenn moves in. · Oh boy, Revel will...

At The Opposite End of Massive: Individual Connections & Sitting at the Dining Room Table

creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by Pensiero You can fuss about your mentions, follower counts, book sales, klout scores, all of that is bubkahs to me in lieu of what the internet has and does afford me in enabling genuine connectivity with likable people I would never have gotten to know otherwise. Show More Summary

Weediquette: Blazing Before You Volunteer at a Nursing Home Is a Bad Idea

Photo via Flickr user Ulrich Joho Editor’s Note: This article is for entertainment purposes only. Do not attempt to reenact anything mentioned in this article. No one should have a selfish reason to help their fellow man, but I didn't know this when I was 17. Show More Summary

Red panda with his tongue out (a photo from the Boing Boing Flickr Pool)

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A photograph by Derek (Kiwi) Clarke, shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool. Caption this, please.

A year after scathing documentary, SeaWorld promises change to whale tanks

SeaWorld says it is expanding the tanks that house its killer whales. Photo by Flickr user Abi Skipp SeaWorld will build bigger and better environments for killer whales, the star attraction of the marine amusement park chain, the company said Friday. Show More Summary

CEO Note: Progress for Sharks

A dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus). (Photo: Richard Ling / Flickr Creative Commons) If you’re like most ocean lovers, you’ve probably spent a few nights this week tuning in to Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. But as we celebrate our collective love of sharks, we should also take a moment to reflect on the many threats that sharks face. read more

Why women still aren’t making it into the boardroom

There’s been little change over the past eight years in the percent of women on corporate boards. Photo by Flickr user Kern.justin. Editor’s Note: More women than men earn college degrees, and increasingly, advanced degrees. Notably, they earn almost half of advanced business degrees. Show More Summary

SoundSlates: Get your music heard above the noise

Photo by Garry Knight on Flickr (CC BY SA) If you’ve ever seen your favorite performer live, then you know the feeling of being a part of a crowd of hundreds of people sharing the same emotion. That’s one of the greatest things about music – it enables groups of people to share a unique bond. The feeling is even … Continue reading ?

I Found a Notebook in a Drawer

creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog What was I looking for in the drawer in my office? An envelope? For some reason, I lost track of the task at hand, and noticed the black moleskin notebook with the SFMOMA logo. Show More Summary

Soaring hazelnut prices drive sweets-lovers nuts

A frost in Turkey, where most of the world’s hazelnuts grow, has driven up the price of the nut — a main ingredient in Nutella. Nutella photo by Flickr user owlgray A spring frost in Turkey destroyed hundreds of thousands of hazelnut flower buds and is responsible for an expected global deficit of the nut. Show More Summary

Credit card fraud a continuing global problem

Photo by Flickr user Sean MacEntee The eurozone is quickly becoming a hotbed for credit card fraud. Recent data released by Euromonitor International, a private analytics company, shows that Europe totaled $2.1 billion in losses in 2013, a 6.2 percent increase from 2012. Show More Summary

Remodeling the Future of Learning Site

creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Jeremy Levine Design Having done more than a handful of Feed WordPress powered syndication sites, I’ve had some interesting opportunities to handle difference scenarios when the course/event actually decides to run another year. Show More Summary

Publish photos to Instagram stored on your Mac using Younity

One sad limitation of Instagram is you can’t post photos to the service from your Mac, only your iPhone. It’s by design, of course — Instagram wants to be a more spontaneous photo hosting service than the likes of Flickr … Read more...

Stop Bitching About Facebook Messenger

Photo via Flickr user Marco Paköeningrat Outrage plays out differently on each of the social networks. Twitter attacks like a swarm of wasps. The onslaught grows until the target submits. Tumblr turns into a sixth-grade slumber party gone awry. Show More Summary

Infographic: Here’s Why Dusky Sharks Need to Get off the Hook

A dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus). (Photo: Richard Ling / Flickr Creative Commons) Dusky sharks, a bronze-blue colored species found in warm coastal and open ocean waters, are in trouble. Populations in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf...Show More Summary

Photo of the Moment: The Brilliant Colors of Maldives

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. © Nattu (Flickr) The post Photo of the Moment: The Brilliant Colors of Maldives appeared first on Vagabondish.

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