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Apple overtakes Nikon for 2nd spot in most-owned camera rankings of Flickr users

Photo sharing website Flickr has published tables of its members' most used cameras and brands, in which Apple has overtaken Nikon for the first time. Canon remains the most popular brand used, according to Flickr's calculations, but in 2014 Apple knocked Nikon into third place, with Samsung moving ahead of Sony to take fourth. Read more

Past Lives: Rehabbing an Abandoned, 1M-Square-Foot Tobacco Plant

Photo by American Tobacco/Flickr In the 20th century, Durham, North Carolina, a city whose economy is now steered largely by Duke University and an IBM software lab, was once home to the world's largest tobacco company, a conglomerate responsible at...

Share Your Lunar New Year Story with StoryCorps and CAAM

Photo: michael davis-burchat via Flickr Creative Commons CAAM is proud to partner with StoryCorps on Asian American culture and food stories. Throughout the month of January and leading up to Wednesday, February 18, the two organizations are collecting stories about Lunar New Year traditions and food. The recordings will culminate in a special day devoted to […]

Today's archidose #806

Here are some photos of Emerson College in Los Angeles, California, by Morphosis Architects, photographed by Riley Snelling; see more photos on the photographer's website.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

What’s the most fiscally responsible country in the developed world?

When you think about the developed world, says Larry Kotlikoff, don’t assume Germany is the most fiscally responsible. Photo by Flickr user josemanuelerre. Editor’s Note: Making Sen$e Social Security columnist Larry Kotlikoff recently returned from Rome, where he spoke with Italy’s new economic minister. Show More Summary

St. Louis, Missouri, 1960s

last monthVehicles / Cars :

Like yesterday’s carspotting photo, this one’s also been floating around the Internet recently. We tracked it down to a Flickr account called Dealer Best Practices, which claimed that the dealership in the photo – Sports Economy Cars – was his father’s and operated at the intersection of Watson Road and Chippewa Street (the latter also […]

What You Learn Working in a Polish Pawn Shop

[body_image width='1024' height='768' path='images/content-images/2015/01/07/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2015/01/07/' filename='working-in-a-polish-pawn-shop-876-body-image-1420636922.jpg' id='16062']Photo: Flickr/Eric Chan This post originally appeared on VICE Poland. Pawn shops never really caught my attention. Show More Summary

New Orleans Has Found Housing for All Its Known Homeless Veterans

Photo of a homeless man in New Orleans via Flickr user UnknownNet Photography New Orleans has taken a giant step toward eradicating veteran homelessness. The Crescent City is one of 312 U.S. cities that pledged to end veteran homelessness...Show More Summary

This German Town Wants to House Refugees in an Old Nazi Camp 

The Buchenwald concentration camp (main campus). Photo by flickr user Hadar Naim. German authorities pissed off a lot of people—as they are wont to do—when they announced plans to move about 20 asylum-seekers to the barracks of a former Nazi camp where 56,000 people died during World War II. Show More Summary

The Future According to VICE: ?The Future of Terrorism According to VICE

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Tolerating Uncertainty (and Inefficiency)

photo compliments of Flickr’s Claire L. Evans I love having a plan, a detailed goal that I can accomplish based on my own timeline. When I was seven, for example, I made a list of things I wanted to purchase. 1. Olivia Newton John record 2. Show More Summary

Why Journalists Don’t Seem to Care About the Tragic Massacre in Nigeria

Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram attacks last December in a Niger refugee camp. Photo by European Comission DG ECHO via Flickr On January 3, Boko Haram, the Islamist group that has been terrorizing northern Nigeria since 2009, razed and massacred the town of Baga and other villages on the country's border with Chad. Show More Summary

Language Nerds Have Different Ideas About 2014’s Word of the Year

Photo by Flickr user All-Nite Images. #BlackLivesMatter was a protest chant, a movement, a Twitter hashtag and now it’s one of 2014’s biggest words of the year, according to the experts over at the American Dialect Society. A group of...Show More Summary

TTG-SushiDimSum-0007 [Flickr]

Meeta Wolff @ What's For Lunch, Honey? posted a photo:

Ask the Headhunter: The Magic Resume Calculator

Photo by Flickr user hanzabean. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the past decade. In this special Making Sense edition of...Show More Summary

The Future According to VICE: The Future of Gaming

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House GOP majority aims to soften financial overhaul law

Photo by Flickr user othermore (other). WASHINGTON — The newly bulked-up Republican majority in the House is aiming to soften the bite of legislation that grew out of the 2008 financial crisis and put banks and Wall Street under theShow More Summary

As payment forms evolve, so do ATMs

Photo by Flickr user William Grootonk Between credit cards, debit cards, Apple Pay and Venmo, the need for cash is on the decline — and so is the ATM. And yet North American and European banks aren’t necessarily decreasing ATM production or removing the machines. Show More Summary

Photo: Adorable tiny baby's foot is adorable, tiny

2 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

"My son's foot in my hand," shared by Alexandros Maragos in our Flickr Pool.

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