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Worth a Thousand Words: Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauceby the talented Edward B. Gordon You'd never know this was by a German painter. Except for the title, of course. That's not Tomato Sauce. Tomato sauce is something completely different.Not sure how to spell it, but I do know what it is. Show More Summary

People' Impact With Carlotta: A Bridge Between Two Cultures

Carlotta and her baby Carlo, Piacenza- Italy When Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, Carlotta took it by word. Carlotta Trevisan is a wonderful enthusiastic woman in her thirties, who embraced China as her second home, after Italy. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Arlene Dahl in Desert Legion

Arlene Dahl for Desert Legionvia Not Pulp Covers I love this. The costuming should have won an award! And how about that sultry look? It is classic not only for what it is portraying but for a picture of 1953 movie making.Beware if you explore Not Pulp Covers. Show More Summary

The Big Picture: a heat map of the 'entire' internet

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, though, let's say it's worth millions and millions of internet connections. Thanks to John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine which focuses on helping companies locate...

Worth a Thousand Words: Laundresses before the Wasserturm

Samuel Prout, 1783 - 1852, Laundresses before the Wasserturm, Nurembergvia National Gallery of Art The inspiration for today's art came from Lines and Colors which features a lovely French street scene by Samuel Prout. I don't recall...Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Jimmy Makes the Varsity

Illustrated by George Avison. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928.via Books and Art I think I've mentioned before that I'm ready for some football. And if the uniforms all looked like this I'd be even readier. Being as how I'm someone who is equally fond of nostalgia.

Report: Snapchat Valued at $10 Billion in Latest Investment

A picture is worth a thousand words; a disappearing picture is, evidently, worth far more. Snapchat's valuation is reportedly on the rise yet again after a report emerged on Tuesday that the photo messaging company is raising new funds. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Breakfast Time

Hanna Pauli, Breakfast-Time, 1887via Lines and Colors Isn't this a lovely, sun-dappled scene? I can hear the birds, feel a cool breeze, small the coffee.

How Serious Is The California Drought?

A picture paints a thousand words... but these 3 before-and-after images in California (over a period of just 3 years) suggest only 3 words - "What a Disaster" Source: Imgur

House study committee devolves into presentation about Common Core, 'The Marxist Brainwashing of American Children'

A picture is worth a thousand words. And in this case, we're talking about a picture of a slide from a presentation made this afternoon during the Georgia House of Representatives Education Study Committee.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Worth a Thousand Words: The Blues

The Bluespainted by Karin Jurick From the Art Institute of Chicago, a woman in blue views Claude Monet's 'Irises'. I love Jurick's series of people watching while they view art.

John Stamos Shirtless Selfie: 51-Year-Old Has Incredible Abs… Have Mercy!

John Stamos posted a shirtless selfie on Sunday, and there are few words that can encompass the feelings of thousands of women who have seen the photo. At 51-years-old, the actor has still got it. Stamos took to Instagram to share the snap, which was easily one of his most popular pics to date. While

UFC 177 Will Show TJ Dillashaw Has Renan Barao's Number

It's funny what conclusions people will jump to when consuming modern media, where click bait abounds and reading a headline is akin to reading the thousand words that follow it in the minds of many. You needn't look any further than...Show More Summary

#ITSBIGGERTHANYOU: 19-year-old Elle Lucier moved a crowd of thousands in Atlanta with these words [full text]

If civil rights struggles are defined by momentous speeches, Elle Lucier rose to the occasion on Monday, August 18, when the barefoot, bullhorn-wielding 19-year-old addressed a crowd of thousands while standing on the red-lettered CNN...Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Wood Sandpiper

Wood Sandpipertaken by Remo Savisaar We don't often get the chance to see an inquisitive little fellow like this eye-to-eye as we do in this photograph. I feel incomparably fortunate to have discovered Remo Savisaar's photography and that he allows me to share it. He takes me into nature in a special way.

A Body of Work

Summary: Your work as a writer can't be judged until you can get people to read it. Sometimes, the right picture can do the trick. The thing is that for writers, we deal in words. And words do not speak for a thousand pictures. While...Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: The Red Horses

Franz Marc, The Red Horses, 1911 I came across this painting and loved it immediately. Then I thought maybe I'd featured it before. It certainly seemed familiar. Of course it did. I hadn't featured it but a kissin' cousin by the same artist back in January. Obviously this is a look that grabs me!

Worth a Thousand Words: Una Muchacha

Tom Roberts, Una Muchacha, 1883via Wikipedia I'd never heard of Australian artist Tom Roberts but when Lines and Colors featured his work I knew that I liked what I saw. In this case I especially liked this girl's portrait with the bright colors and the serious, doubtful expression that is in the shade of the broad-brimmed hat. Show More Summary

Nobody Wants to See Your Excessive Hashtags on Instagram

A picture is worth a thousand words. Plus about a novel's worth of hashtags to go with it. Social media-savvy illustrator Djordje Djukanovic of Belgrade, Serbia knows a lot of people who don't have a clue as to what they're doing on Instagram. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror

Parmigianino, Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror, 1524 Via Arts Everyday Living where there are many other self portraits in mirrors to enjoy. I especially enjoyed this one as I thought about the challenge to the artist's skill and creativity in making that image come out correctly, posing himself, etc. So clever!

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