Mount Everest base camp. Photo by Flickr user Kyle Taylor. For every moneyed thrill-seeker who thinks climbing Mount Everest is a novel post-college adventure, there is a mound of human waste sitting on top of the mountain to account for their privilege. Show More Summary
Sana'a, Yemen. Photo by Alexandra Pugachevsky via Flickr For weeks now, news of a sudden coup and growing instability has been trickling out of Yemen and into the collective fears of many outside observers. At the center of this kerfuffle are the Houthis, who seemingly emerged from nowhere to suddenly dominate headlines all over the world. Show More Summary
Andrea Sommaruga's “Prague Astronomical Clock,” a photo shared in our Boing Boing Flickr Pool.
Photo via Atwater Village Newbie / Curbed LA flickr pool Two very rich and powerful teams have been battling for months now in a dramatic fight to take over operations at Los Angeles's Greek Theatre—the Board of the Recreation...
Here is a potpourri of facade details recently uploaded to the archidose Flickr pool. Click on the photos to learn more about each building and photographer.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos...Show More Summary
U.S. military branches share photos from around the globe to Flickr accounts, giving us a unique look into the day-to-day lives of military personnel. During the month of February, the images came from San Diego, Germany, Kuwait and everywhere in between. Check out a selection of these photos below:
Open source software solutions like Wildbook allow scientists to tag and photo-identify individual animals through photos and videos posted on platforms like Facebook, Flickr, YouTube and Vimeo.
Photo: Veni/Flickr Google just dropped $25 million on three little letters, winning an auction for the exclusive rights to the domain.app. The bid is the highest ever for a top level domain (TLD), a sought-after generic address like.com,.net, or a country code like.uk. Show More Summary
Here are some shots of Der Neue Zollhof (2005) in Düsseldorf, Germany, by Gehry Partners, photographed by Wojtek Gurak.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute...Show More Summary
University of Toronto study finds atmosphere will adapt to hotter, wetter climate (photo by Liam Kearney via Flickr) A study led by atmospheric physicists at the University of Toronto finds that global warming will not lead to an overall increasingly stormy atmosphere, a topic debated by scientists for decades. Instead, strong storms will become stronger…
While most of the Leslie Jones photos we’ve seen in the Boston Public Library’s photo collections on Flickr depict scenes of automotive carnage and mayhem dating back to the 1920s and 1930s, these three set a more placid scene on an October 1956 day around Copley Square, with Trinity Church dominating the background of each […]
Here are some shots of the CINiBA/The Scientific Information Center and Academic Library (2011) in Katowice, Poland, by HS99, photographed by M Poplawski.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos...Show More Summary
A journalist and an artist have launched an online shop that sells photo mugs of strangers' children, all perfectly legal thanks to Flickr.
Photo by Flickr user Warren Noronha. Much like I prefer not to shit where I sleep, I prefer not to work where I live. One can imagine, then, the horror with which I learned about co-living spaces, an ungodly mutation of the co-working trend. Show More Summary
An net neutrality demonstration in Los Angeles. Photo: Flickr/Free Press One year ago, the net neutrality nuclear option seemed virtually unthinkable. After a US federal court threw out most of the Federal Communications CommissionsShow More Summary
Photo by Flickr user Free Press. The Federal Communications Commission convened this morning and voted 3-2 to approve new rules that would enforce net neutrality, protecting the open internet from the vile intentions of our corporate overlords. Show More Summary
Photo by Flickr user Eva Blue. Reddit announced yesterday that it was banning nude photos taken without the consent of the subject, allowing them to fulfill what is the baseline requirement for human decency. In a statement posted to...Show More Summary
Photo by Dr. Brainfish via Flickr This month, Washington state’s legalization of recreational marijuana seemingly reached its logical conclusion with the installation of the state’s first weed vending machine in Seattle. In abstract,...Show More Summary
Koppie Koppie is a new online store that wants to teach us all an Important Lesson About Privacy--by slapping photos of random kids they've scraped from flickr onto mugs you, a total stranger, can buy. Their point is about how we unwittingly...Show More Summary
We've noticed many black and white photos in our Flickr Pool recently. Today we spotlight some of those lovely shots. [ more › ]