Ella Fitzgerald, Down Beat, William P. Gottlieb photographerForms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress) Caption from Down Beat: A cliché worth repeating is that Ella is the greatest natural singer in the world. Show More Summary
You know the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, which is exactly why you're invited to glide through what you missed, or relive what you might have experienced in NYC when on the brink of summer, Central Park's Summer stage kicked off with two British ensembles. Show More Summary
A picture may be 'worth' a thousand words, but it can't necessarily replace them. The two together though: there's a force to be reckoned with.
Post by Tanvier Peart. If a picture is worth a thousand words, this one speaks volumes. Her Majesty turned 90 years young last April, and that called for a huge celebration -- including ways to visually document the occasion. And while...Show More Summary
Portrait of the Artist's Mother (Rose Paxton), 1902, William McGregor Paxton
"Someone who lets people drown in the Mediterranean also drowns God — every day, thousands of times." The archbishop of the city of Cologne, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, found these striking words on Thursday to condemn Europe's increasingly tough attitude toward refugees. He spoke during a special church service, which took place in one of the German city's main […]
Maybe a word is worth one thousand pictures? Why sound may be the best way to get into your listeners' head--and stay there.
A supine bull, one of the Nimrud ivories found by Sir Max Mallowantaken by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP(Glasg) What fascinated me about this, aside from the actual artwork which I find charming, is that Max Mallowan was Agatha Christie's second husband. Show More Summary
Crystal Cherries, James Neil Hollingsworth
A few more thoughts on this one. A lot of people stopped by when the word about the Hip Hip Mixtape Collection got around. They stopped by this little site, and then hopped over to the main collection, and they’ve been having a great old time. When tens of thousands of people swing through a […]
A picture is worth a thousand words. At least that's what some tabloids would have you believe. According to Celebrity Dirty Laundry, the Duchess of Cambridge was getting too cozy with Olympic gold medalist Sir Ben Ainslie during a May...Show More Summary
Frank E. Schoonover, A Princess of Mars
“That’s not to say that it hasn’t been fun. We got together in the summer of 2012. You were a short story, a few thousand glorious words, but I wanted you to be more. Every fiction writer thinks they need to be in a long-term relationship.”
We love good pictures. You know, being worth a thousand words and all. So, after our article on taking good reference photos, we were pleased to see a reader, [Steve], sharing his photography set-up. Taking good technical photos is a whole separate art from other fields of photography like portraiture. Show More Summary
By Niko Vorobjov, The Influence “The one thousand [dead] will become a hundred thousand. You will see the fish in Manila Bay getting fat. That is where I will dump you.” Those are the words, spoken on the campaign stump, of Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte, who will be sworn in for a...
Sumerian language cuneiform script clay tablet, 2400–2200 BC
(May 20, 2016 12:09 AM, by Bryan Caplan) One picture is worth a thousand words, courtesy of Bloom and Van Reenen's "Why Do Management Practices Differ Across Firms and Countries?" (Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010)My earlier comments on this still-underrated piece here.... (0 COMMENTS)
Hans Gude (1825-1903), The Jetty at Feste near Mossvia Arts Everyday Living This is another one which can be better appreciated by clicking on it to see the details in a larger format.
A picture is worth a thousand words. What if you could combine multiple pictures with multiple words in an elegant and visually attractive way? Infographics have become all the rage and for good reason. They’re approachable, they’re informative, and they have the potential to go viral. If you don’t have the design skills to make one of your own (and […]
They say that a picture speaks a thousand words. Well, what happens when you make use of pictures in order to convey an emotion? This is where the emoji comes in handy, where it has proven itself to be extremely popular, with more and more emojis being introduced over the course of time. Show More Summary