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Then-and-Now Photos Reveal How San Francisco Has Changed Over a Century

Then-and-Now Photos Reveal How San Francisco Has Changed Over a Century

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Want to see how the city of San Francisco has transformed over the past century? Here's a neat set of then-and-now photos showing old shots of The City by the Bay next to...
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Charlie Chaplin Created the Original ‘Distracted Boyfriend' in 1922

Charlie Chaplin Created the Original ‘Distracted Boyfriend' in 1922

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One of the biggest memes of 2017 was the ubiquitous “distracted boyfriend” photo that took over the Internet. The photo may have peaked in late 2017, but it appears that...
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This Poignant Music Video is About a Photographer's True Love

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Back in 2001, this music video made the rounds on the Web before “going viral” was even a thing. It's for the hit song “Because I'm a Girl” by the Korean pop trio KISS (the...
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This 1921 Cartoon About Photos is One of the First Memes

This 1921 Cartoon About Photos is One of the First Memes

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In 1921, the satirical magazine The Judge published this two-panel comic about how you look in photos. It's strikingly similar to the “Expectation vs. Reality” memes that...
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2,924 Photos of NYC Parks Found After Being Forgotten for 40 Years

2,924 Photos of NYC Parks Found After Being Forgotten for 40 Years

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A conservancy official in New York City was cleaning out an office in late 2017 when they came across two cardboard boxes. Inside were 2,924 color slide photos of NYC parks...
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Take a Trip Through New York City in the Year 1911

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Back in 1911, the Swedish film production company Svenska Biografteatern visited New York City during a trip to America and shot footage of various street scenes. The film has...
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This Photo Shows a 65-Foot-Tall Lava Dome

This Photo Shows a 65-Foot-Tall Lava Dome

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Here's a strange and beautiful photo of a lava dome during a volcanic eruption. It's not just any bubble, though: the dome pictured is rising a whopping 65 feet into the...
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The First GoPro Was This 35mm Film Camera

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When you think of GoPro, you probably picture a neat, compact digital action camera, but the original GoPro was actually a 35mm film camera. Here's a 7-minute video by Thirty...
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Colorized Photos of American Child Laborers

Colorized Photos of American Child Laborers

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Photographer Lewis Wickes Hine once said: “There is work that profits children, and there is work that brings profit only to employers. The object of employing children is not...
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This is What Digital Cameras Were Like in 1995

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There are plenty of new digital camera unboxing videos these days, but they're generally not like this one. Lazy Game Reviews got its hands on an Epson PhotoPC and created this...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

WINTER LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

WINTER LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

4.5" x 7.5" oils on multimedia paper. Email me if you're interested: Tom Brown tombrownstudio gmail.com Read more ...

Headquarters and Logistic Centre of the Plural Pharmacy Cooperative / ORANGE...

Headquarters and Logistic Centre of the Plural Pharmacy Cooperative / ORANGE arquitectura

© do mal o menos Architects: ORANGE arquitectura Location: Coímbra, Portugal Architect In Charge: Alexandre Saraiva Dias, Maria Amália Freitas Area: 11288.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

This 12"x12"x1.25" Fine Art Print is available for $99.00 HERE Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

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New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Happy Campers" ©2018 Niki Gulley8" x 16" textured oil painting Painted on location, I loved these colorful campers we came across at this “glamping” park, and I just had to... Read more ...

Minneapolis to Become First Major U.S. City to End Single-Family Zoning

Minneapolis to Become First Major U.S. City to End Single-Family Zoning

Minneapolis. Image Courtesy of Creative Commons Minneapolis will become the first major U.S. city to end single-family home zoning. City Council passed Minneapolis 2040 , a... Read more ...

Contemporary Bold Expressive New Mexico Landscape Painting “Outside Taos” by...

Contemporary Bold Expressive New Mexico Landscape Painting “Outside Taos” by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

16"x20" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Schmidt Hammer Lassen's First U.S. Project Breaks Ground in Detroit

Schmidt Hammer Lassen's First U.S. Project Breaks Ground in Detroit

© Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has broken ground on its first U.S. project, a mixed-use tower and associated masterplan in Detroit... Read more ...

Oodi Helsinki Central Library / ALA Architects

Oodi Helsinki Central Library / ALA Architects

© Tuomas Uusheimo Architects: ALA Architects Location: Töölönlahdenkatu, 00100 Helsinki, Finland Lead Architects: ALA Architects Main Contractor: YIT Area: 17250.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Abstraction 23 - Abstract Landscape Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Abstraction 23 - Abstract Landscape Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Abstraction 23 - Abstract Landscape Oil Painting. 8x10" Oil on Canvas Panel. Read more ...