Medrano Circus in Cyprus. Photo by Leonid Mamchenkov via Flickr For the past few weeks, animal rights proponents in America have been celebrating the decision by the Ringling Bros. Circus, a renowned act and cornerstone of the nation’s entertainment history, to retire its 13 touring elephants by 2018. Show More Summary
Here are some photos of Sou Fujimoto's Palm Court Facade (2015) in the Miami Design District, photographed by John Zacherle.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute...Show More Summary
As we had noted in our story about Elon Musk declaring all SpaceX photos public domain, Flickr (where most of those photos were hosted) did not allow an official public domain dedication. And while it offered Creative Commons licenses, the CC0 public domain dedication was not among the options. Show More Summary
Creative Commons Zero—the CC licensing with fewest restrictions— now an option.
I bet all your recent photos are in digital format. You’re probably struggling with your iPhone storage because of all the photos you’ve taken. You can always upgrade iCloud, or use Flickr or some other similar service. On another note,...Show More Summary
creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by Bramus! We’re playing around with some online content for instructors to access on their own or to use as part of some guided online learning we’ll be doing. We started the building some elements around search because it is a place where most people are… Read More
The Jumpolin store a year before it was demolished with all its business property inside, and without the shop owners' notice. Photo via Flickr user Nathan Black Jordan French, the landlord behind the sudden and cruel demolishment of...Show More Summary
Photo via IIT/Flickr An influential early modernist, one time director of the Bauhaus, and developer of the International Style, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have turned 129 today, had he not passed away in 1969, of course. By way...
Imagine enjoying these fluffy, delicious rice mountains while knowing that more than half the calories zapped away. Photo via Flickr user georgereyes. Just when I’ve finally mastered the artistry of cooking up a perfect batch of rice,...Show More Summary
Today is Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's 129th birthday, so below are a selection of photos of his buildings from the archidose Flickr pool, presented in chronological order (links are provided to project pages on the Mies van der Rohe Society's...Show More Summary
Who you callin' resistant? photo by Alan via flickr Eons ago, I posted about Resistant Starch, which was then being touted by Prevention Magazine as a miracle weight loss cure. Basically, certain kinds of starch aren't easy to digest. Show More Summary
photo by Tennessee Journalist via flickr John Calipari has won big at UMass, Memphis and Kentucky. His current UK squad is, of course, undefeated and just four wins away from a national title and a 40-0 mark. The one place Calipari has not won is the NBA. Show More Summary
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creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by nojhan Alice Campbell in the VCU library hosted a Wikipedia edit-a-thon today. It was interesting and we had a variety of faculty and even some students show up. Gardner joked at one point whether we had a leader board for edits. It got me thinking.… Read More
Photo by David Nicholls/Flickr In 1749, English collector and scholar Horace Walpole began building Strawberry Hill, a grand mansion that would house all his treasures. Completed some 30 years later, the fantastical west London villa became a pioneering example of...
Photo by Flickr user Sandra Fauconnier. Sweden, that Scandinavian country known mostly for its fish-shaped candy and for being the mother country of IKEA, will be officially adding a gender-neutral pronoun to its dictionary come April. Show More Summary
This is the Germanwings Airbus A320 (D-AIPX) involved in the crash, seen on 3/14/15 at Zurich Airport – Photo: Aero Icarus | Flickr CC Today, a Germanwings Airbus A320 (registration D-AIPX) crashed in the Alps in southeastern France. The aircraft was carrying 142 passengers and six crew members and it is expected that none [...]Show More Summary
A child swimming in a pool full of could-be rechargeable battery fodder. Photo by Ian Soper/Flickr Packing peanuts are environmental devils. Sure, they’re fun to pinch and tear apart and sometimes even bite to feel the unnatural squelch...Show More Summary
Private space exploration company SpaceX has recently released all its photographs freely to the public under a Creative Commons License on their Flickr page. CEO Elon Musk also said on Twitter that he would be releasing them under “full public domain,” but the photos are currently listed on Flickr as Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license […]
creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Steve Snodgrass In December I wrote a tiny shortcode plugin that would let you embed Google Folders in WordPress. It was mainly to get around the iframe embed issues in WordPress Multisite. This interaction seems to make a number of faculty members pretty happy. So… Read More