The Voyage of Life: Youth, Thomas Cole On Wikimedia Commons, with link to a higher-resolution image and images of the other three paintings in Cole’s The Voyage of Life series. Original is in the National Gallery of Art, D.C., which has a description of the work as well as the others in the series.
Wikimedia Commons Actor Paul Walker died Saturday afternoon in a fatal car accident outside Los Angeles; leaving behind some questions about the racing film franchise he helped catapult to fame. […] The post “Fast and Furious” Franchise in Limbo Following Paul Walker’s Deadly Crash appeared first on PopCrunch.
(Photo: Fellowship Church/Wikimedia Creative Commons) Pastor Ed Young of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas. Related Who Are the Megachurch Leaders Who Decide Elevation Church Pastor Steven Furtick's 'Secret' Salary and Influence His Ministry? Hell Is Real and Growing, Pastor Ed Young Jr. Show More Summary
Carl Fredrik Aagard was a 19th century Danish painter, apparently best known for his views of Italy’s Amalfi Coast and Lake Como regions. I can find little else about him, and only this one repository of images on Wikimedia Commons, but that, and the tantalizing similarity of a couple of his paintings to those of […]
The bugle used by Sgt. Keith Clark, Principal Bugler of the U.S. Army Band, at the funeral of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Photo By Wikimedia Commons user Tim Evanson The assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 50 years ago Friday, was followed by four days of grieving, culminating in a final farewell at Arlington National Cemetery. Show More Summary
No, not orange peels — Peale’s oranges. Still Life with Oranges, Raphaelle Peale Google Art Project and Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the Toledo Museum of Art.
Design Decoded: The Architectural History of the the JFK Assassination Site The former Texas School Book Depository, now the Dallas County Administration Building (original image: Jim Bowen via Wikimedia commons) This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Show More Summary
Hooded Merganser pair, Photo by Footwarrior, Wikimedia Commons I haven't really been out much, but decided to get out this morning--it was just too beautiful to be inside all day.On my way from the house, I decided to take a quick tour through Rosemont Cemetery. Show More Summary
(Image: Mojtaba Salimi via Wikimedia Commons) By choosing to speak in English to present a PowerPoint titled "Closing an Unnecessary Crisis: Opening New Horizons," the American-educated Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif projected a new Iranian image as he outlined the proposal to representatives of world powers few weeks ago. Show More Summary
The Pacific Arch at the World War II Memorial with the Atlantic Arch in the background. Photo by Scott D. Welch/Wikimedia Commons On Nov. 11, 1918, the Allied nations and Germany temporarily ceased fighting, marking the beginning of the end of World War I. Show More Summary
“Miracle on the Hudson” image by Greg L./Wikimedia Commons “Any improvement on bird detection and bird warning would be welcomed.”...
Joseph Stalin "Just a gangster, I suppose..." (Wikimedia Commons) I'm entering…
Parrots and Fruit with Other Birds and a Squirrel, Tobias Stranover A not-so-still-life. On Google Art Project, also hi-res on Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the Yale Center for British Art, which has an 18mb high-res image.
Birds and airplane compete for right-of-way at Sky Harbor Airport and Seaplane Base (image by Donald Emmerich, Wikimedia Commons) For...
Joseph Receiving Pharaoh’s Ring, Giambattista Tiepolo (Giovanni Battista Tiepolo) On Google Art Project. Also downloadable high-res from Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Autumn Poplars, Eragny; Camille Pissarro On Google Art Project. Also high-res downloadable on Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the Denver Art Museum.
Twenty-six Palestinian prisoners were transferred to Ofer Prison near Jerusalem Monday, to be processed for release Tuesday evening. Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Magister Late Tuesday night, 26 Palestinian prisoners will be free to return to their homes. Show More Summary
Fans of the Winter Games will begin filling the "Iceberg" Skating Palace in Sochi in just a few months. Photo by RIA Novosti via Wikimedia Commons Less than four months before the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Associated Press has found...Show More Summary
Source: Wikimedia Commons Do you think you could make it out in the Arctic? Well Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) think they can, and plan on spending a combined $14 billion to do so. Iceberg valley ExxonMobil holds a 36% stake in the Hebron project in offshore Canada, in an area known as iceberg […]
Photo: Patrick Edwin Moran/Wikimedia Commons After scaring the holy hell out of you with all those stories about spiders taking over the world (which they really are, I'm not gonna lie to you), I've been thinking about making it up for it somehow. Show More Summary