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Learn Photography Skills From Top Instagram Photographers

A photo is worth a thousand words, and for some, millions of Instagram followers. If you’re like me, you’ve been following those great photographers on Instagram and wishing you had the right skills to create similarly great photos.Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Pepsi 12 Oz.

Pepsi 12 Oz.painted by James Neil Hollingsworth I'm continually in awe of James Neil Hollingsworth's realistic paintings. Just look at the way the empty bottle refracts the box. This one is best viewed large to really appreciate it. If you click through the link and then on the painting you'll see what I mean.

Worth a Thousand Words: Among the Pines

Amongst the Pines (1915). Stanhope Alexander Forbes (Irish, 1857-1947).via Books and Art I feel as if I'm there with the dappled light on the page, the earth beneath me as I lie reading....

The Potato Salad Kickstarter Guy Threw a Potato Salad Party as Promised

Over 3,000 pounds of potatoes were consumed. Zack "Danger" Brown — the bold visionary who raised thousands of dollars on Kickstarter to make potato salad — is a man of his word and actually threw a potato salad party as promised. The...Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Down by the Watering Hole

Down by the Watering Holetaken by Valerie, ucumari photographySome rights reserved. I believe this is the definition of cute.

Great Job, Internet!: PBS explores the influence of GIFs on music videos

In an online world clogged with pointless listicles, GIFs have come to rule all. A picture’s worth a thousand words, and a moving picture repeated endlessly is worth at least 10,000. The folks at PBS Idea Channel noticed that as GIFs’ ubiquity increases, so do repeating moments in music videos, and chose to explore the correlation. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: French Mediterranean

French Mediterraneanvia The French Sampler I'd like to be able to look across the street (or plaza or whatever) and see this.

A Thousand Words and Then Some: On Literary Portraiture and Alessandro Baricco’s Mr. Gwyn

Chronicling a fatigued writer’s efforts to reinvent himself as a copyist, a profession which he himself admits doesn’t properly exist, Mr. Gwyn and Three Times at Dawn are the portrait and self-portrait, respectively, of a linguistic portraitist.

Songs Of We Are On The Rise Says The EchoNest

By Eliot Van Buskirk from Spotify Insights. If art reflects society, we should pay attention when musicians sing about us, specific people, or themselves. Thousands of songs begin with the words “You Are,” “We Are,” and “I Am,” offering one portal into such matters. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Vesuvius in Eruption

J. M. W. Turner, Vesuvius in Eruption, between 1817 and 1820via Wikipedia and Google Art Project 'Unfortunately I met Mr. Turner at the Academy a night or two after I received this letter ; and he asked me if I had heard from Mr. Lennox. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Die Schleuse

Die Schleuse (the lock)painted by Edward B. Gordon I can hear the waves slapping on the walls, feel the uncertainty of the boat not centered where it should go, in sum - I'm there.

Just 3 WTF Earnings Charts

If a picture paints a thousand words, these three charts should write an entire book about the "market's" earnings... Chapter 1: Bottom-Up Ugly While the constant jibber-jabber on business media proclaims 'earnings are awesome... in fact everything is awesome', the truth is an oddly divergent reality. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: View of the Westerkerk

Jan van der Heyden, View of the Westerkerk, Amsterdam, 1670svia Wikipedia It's hard to see in this image but if you look at it larger (say at the Wiki link), you'll see the people going about their daily routines. I know life then was as it is now, messy and confusing sometimes. But these people and the scene look so calm and peaceful.

Scientists Reconstruct a 3D Atomic Map From a Single Image

When it comes to the nanoworld, a picture really is like a thousand words. Thanks to a joint effort by European and Chinese scientists, a new microscopy method converts a 2D image of a nanoparticle into a 3D model with incredible precision. By extracting the quantum information embedded in a high-resolution electron microscope image, […]

What Climate March Participants Wanted, In Their Own Words

The People's Climate March on September 21 drew an incredible 310,000 protestors to the streets of New York, with tens of thousands of people taking part in action elsewhere on the planet The march was held ahead of Tuesday's U.N. Climate...Show More Summary

The Talk Show: Twenty One Thousand Words, with Rene Ritchie

I had the enormous pleasure of joining John Gruber for this week's episode of The Talk Show. We discussed the Apple Event, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8. You can stream it via the dingus above, and subscribe to it via Daring Fireball.

Worth a Thousand Words: City News and Cony Island Diner

Neon signs, Mansfield, Ohio - City News and Coney Island DinerPhotographer: Brian Butko, Creative Commons License, some rights reserved I love these old neon signs.

Online Video Personalization - Why is it becoming So important?

All of us have heard the phrase, “A picture is worth thousand words.” But according o Dr. James Mcquivey of Forrester research, a minute of video is worth 1.8 million words. I am not aware of the exact math Dr. Mcquivey used for hisShow More Summary

18 Witty Signs and Costumes From the People's Climate March

When thousands of people worldwide gathering to call for action against global warming, you're going to get some interesting characters. From puns and word play to ornate costumes, protesters made their voices heard at the People's Climate...Show More Summary

‘Twenty-One Thousand Words

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