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Quiz: Do you know how the Internet works?

Photo courtesy of Flickr user hdzimmermann Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer...Show More Summary

Ocean Roundup: Fiddler Crabs Found Far North of Their Range, 500 Dead Sea Lions Discovered in Peru, and More

A fiddler crab (Uca pugnax). Fiddler crabs may be expanding their range northward from climate change. (Photo: b-cline / Flickr Creative Commons) - New 3D mapping around Antarctica found that sea ice surrounding Antarctica is thicker than thought. Show More Summary

Ask the Headhunter: How do I explain my lack of a college degree?

Not having a degree may hold you back, but if you’ve already won an interview, you’re in a position to show you can do the job. Photo by Flickr user Engin Erdogan. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has...Show More Summary

New FDA rules will require calorie counts in food establishments

While certain cities have passed local laws requiring restaurants and other food establishment to post calorie counts, long-delayed FDA rules will expand the requirement nationwide. Photo by Flickr user King Huang WASHINGTON — Whether...Show More Summary

Abandonment Issues : In Scotland, Reviving a Long-Abandoned Brutalist Seminary

Photo by Ben Cooper/Flickr Completed in 1966 by Scottish architectural firm Gillespie, Kidd & Coia, the St. Peter's Seminary in Cardross, Scotland is considered a Scottish masterpiece of modernist architecture, earning a Category A classification, the highest level of protection...

The Controversy Around Flickr Selling Creative Commons Licensed Photos

18 hours agoArts / Photography : Thomas Hawk

Douglas McMillan has an article out in the Wall Street Journal today about the controversy surrounding Flickr selling prints of Creative Commons photos and not paying contributors for these images. It should be stressed that Flickr is only doing this on Creative Commons licensed photos where free commercial use is permitted by the license. If […]

3 reasons your kids are bored in Computing lessons, and 9 solutions

Are your students yawning, checking their email, launching paper aeroplanes in your lessons? Perhaps you’re making one of these mistakes. "Boring", by Cristiano Betta https://www.flickr.com/photos/cristiano_betta/ First off, let me just...Show More Summary

The Big Trout

23 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Photo by heymrleej on Flickr This giant trout was made by a singular fisherman who wanted to honor his local trade. LINK (via:Atlas Obscura)

So you thought quantitative easing was over? Think again

The Federal Reserve is still engaging in what economist Terry Burnham calls “stealth quantitative easing.” Photo by Flickr user Paul Nicholson. Editor’s Note: By all accounts, the Federal Reserve ended its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing, at its policy meeting at the end of last month. Show More Summary

Ocean Roundup: Dolphins Use Whistles as Names, Conservationists Call for Removal of Queensland Shark Nets, and More

The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) is found to use whistles as names for individual dolphins. (Photo: Alexandre Roux / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new study has unlocked a key to dolphin communication: The Indo-Pacific...Show More Summary

Around Town: Concourse

  Photos of what one Chicagoist Flickr contributor called 'O'Hare's Disco Tunnel' make up today's 'Around Town' gallery: [ more › ]

Shelf Balancing, Part 1

Originally published on March 1, 2011 at http://hhibner.blogspot.com/2011/03/shelf-balancing-study.html Image creative commons courtesy of https://www.flickr.com/photos/61056899 Comment from Holly on 11/19/2014: This is a series of posts I wrote in 2011. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #798

Here are some photos of the Roman Temple of Diana Environments (2011) in Merida, Spain, by José María Sánchez García Architects, photographed by Gonzalo Mauleón.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Uber’s boys club is what’s wrong with Silicon Valley

Photo by Flickr user Steve Rhodes. Editor’s Note: On Thursday’s broadcast, Paul Solman reported on the Uber controversy stirred by one of its executives when he suggested — thinking he was off the record — that the company should investigate reporters critical of the company. Show More Summary

TrendWatch: In NYC, Fake-out 'Loft' Living is the New Prize for 'Making it'

Photo by ijzerman/Flickr In a new piece for Medium, writer and Brooklyn resident Kyle Chayka explains how the loft, originally the habitat of Bohemian hipsters "willing to risk breaking residential code to carve out their own space," have become "a...

San Diego to recycle sewage water as drinking water

San Diego approved of a plan to purify sewage water for reuse. Photo by Flickr user Jase Curtis What’s there to do when your city is in the midst of an ongoing drought and the price tag on imported water continues to spike? Recycle your...Show More Summary

Redecorating? Choose from up to 50 million Flickr Creative Commons photos for your walls

If you’re really intent on taking those push-pinned (or even framed museum) posters off the wall and replacing them with something more original, Flickr is here to help — yet again. Last month, Flickr unveiled its Wall Art marketplace to help turn your personal photostream into gallery prints suitable for decorating the old homestead. Show More Summary

Flickr lets you turn other people's photos into wall art for your home

Remember that Wall Art service Flickr launched in October that gave you a way to buy big prints of your own snapshots (or, you know, selfies)? Well, now you can also buy wall-size versions of other people's photographs, though, that doesn't mean you...

New Jersey, we presume, 1970

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

As found and posted to Flickr by Jeffs4653, this photo of a bunch of cars parked in a field only came with a date of August 1970, no specific location. Scanning the license plates, we see a bunch of what appears to be black-on-cream New Jersey plates, which were indeed in use at that time, […]

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