A Paper Trail, Karin JurickArtist's note: A young lady enthusiastically sketcheson the floor in the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco.
Inmates have until Sunday to challenge their prison terms after the Supreme Court labeled 12 words in the criminal code “unconstitutionally vague.”
Computer vision systems typically learn how to recognize an object by analyzing images of thousands of examples. But scientists at Disney Research have shown that computers also can learn to recognize objects they have never seen before, based in part on studying vocabulary. read more
Image Credit: Wsirobustwebsolutions The old adage "a picture speaks a thousand words" has always proved to be right. When it comes to capturing attention, images are always a handy help over daunting text and the old saying plays a great role in your business promotion as well. Show More Summary
Marie Spartali Stillman, Self-Portrait, 1871
At Ease, Karin Jurick
Gustave Caillebotte, Les jardiniers, 1875
A picture is worth a thousand words… is especially if you're Beyoncé! On Monday, Bey took to her personal website to share a ton of adorable and lovey dovey photos of a recent family vacay with husband Jay Z. By the looks of it, things couldn't be better between the pair! Related: Beyoncé & Her Boobs Have [...]
(Scott Johnson) The phrase “death by a thousand cuts” is so concise and descriptive that I thought it must be Shakespearean, but it is a translation of the Chinese word “lingchi” (alternately transliterated ling chi or leng tech). The word is translated variously as death by a thousand cuts, the slow process, the lingering death, or slow slicing. Show More Summary
In the heat of the morning, his words stirred their passions and their tears — as well as their desire to Facebook the moment. As the Dalai Lama stepped onstage Saturday, a sea of hands whipped out smartphones, cameras and tablets to capture the scene in Little Saigon. Vietnamese-language media...
Ever the iconoclast, photographer Cindy Sherman has been upending perceptions about beauty, media, and societal stereotypes for 40 years. Decades before the word selfie entered the vernacular, Sherman was creating literally thousands of self-portraits, but with her own unique intention. Show More Summary
Girl with a Pomegranate, by William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1875
A picture is worth a thousand words, but even after looking at this innocent photo of a boy leaning his head on a girl as he watches her play, it's impossible to know what makes it such a profoundly moving moment. After posting the image...Show More Summary
Pomegranate, late Southern Song dynasty or early Yuan dynasty circa 1200–1340
A picture's worth a thousand words. GIFs are worth a few more.
The Conjuring 2 is one of the best horror sequels ever made, which is a brazen statement that I backed up with a couple thousand words earlier this week. It’s not quite as good as The Conjuring, but that film is one of the best horror...Show More Summary
via 500ish words: A couple people recently shared old articles I had written a few years back. This is always fun for me because a) it’s nice to see that at least some of the thousands of articles I’ve written over time endure beyond their temporal scope and b) because of the sheer quantity, I... ?
Wavering Canal, 2001, Andrew Jones
Place d'Anvers, Paris; Federico Zandomeneghi; 1880