Dunlintaken by the incomparable Remo Savisaar
If you ever want to know what the Israelis are up against — and, frankly, what the world at large is up against — take a look at this picture. It shows Hamas “militants” on parade in Gaza City.
With "word" names from Genesis, Justice, Miracle and Heaven now used for thousands of children every year, we wonder where the trend of turning words into baby names will go next. These names from the 2014 Social Security list are our...Show More Summary
Carrington Illuminated Appreciation Album Covervia BibliOdyssey What a heckuva fella Lord Carrington must have been! BibliOdyssey tells us:From 1885 to 1890 Lord Carrington was a popular Governor of NSW. He and his wife were held inShow More Summary
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I think this one speaks volumes. In red we have the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). In blue, we have the Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (RSP). We can see that SPY and RSP are, normally, fairly highly correlated. And we would expect this, since […]
The statement "a picture is worth a thousand words" should actually be "a picture is worth tens of thousands of dollars" in this case. In the past few days, a photo of a man on the streets of Beirut, Lebanon, has caught the public's attention after going viral on Twitter. Show More Summary
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. I knew this months ago when I changed my happy-go-lucky Facebook photo to the 1930 public lynchings of Tom Shipp and Abe Smith. Unsure of how to process my emotions just a fewShow More Summary
James Tissot, Summervia Arts Everyday Living
Oxford Dictionary just got that wee bit cooler after introducing a plethora of words in their latest online edition, more than a thousand in total, which reveal the current trends in the use of the English language. “Bruh” and “Manspreading”...Show More Summary
The Animals' Picnic, illustrated by G.H. Thompson, c. 1900 I'd love to have this book. What a treat it would be considering the wit and joy of this cover.
Aggressive, mean and the opposite of cuddly. These are apt descriptors for pit bulls, the dogs who are generalized for bad behavior. Since a picture's worth a thousand words, we felt it would be appropriate to share 11 images to help the uninformed understand how cruel these creatures can be. Show More Summary
Clayton Plumbers, Brand Ave., Glendaletaken by Will Duquette I love a good, old neon sign. This one makes me long to see it at night so I can see the water drops light up with "The. Leak. Stops."When we were in Glendale, several years ago, a neon museum was underway. It must be open by now. It is on my grand tour list for when we return.
Your idea stretches out to the end of nowhere. One hundred words? One thousand? What’s the angle? The structure? That’s just one decision among many you must make before you write. And just one more decision that adds to your anxiety. Show More Summary
Le petit chaperon rouge (a.k.a. Little Red Riding Hood)Albert Anker, 1883
Evening at the Coastby Remo Savisaar
Guy in "lower taxes" T-shirt thanks govt-funded firefighters for saving his home. http://t.co/rFl9tUyo8k pic.twitter.com/udqcxixonj — Nick Johnson (@NickCBPP) August 24, 2015 Look at the shirt of this guy shaking hands with the firefighters...Show More Summary
A picture's worth a thousand words. That's not a saying for nothing. It's the reason why media representation is so important - because for all that we can pay lip service to equality across racial, gender, and class lines, seeing it in action is so much more powerful. Show More Summary
Church of the Light, Osaka, JapanTaken by Bergmann The simplicity of Ando's church is part of its beauty, and of its message: built on a low budget, the concrete walls were cast on-site, and the wood used to form the moulds for that process were then recycled to make the pews. Show More Summary
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. How many words do you think this picture that Sarah Palin shared is worth… As Hillary Clinton’s email scandal continues to
Notre Dame de Bayeux CryptBy Anton Bielousov