flânerie
Follow
2.2K views | +0 today
flânerie
collections of a magpie mind with eclectic interests, relentless curiosity and a taste for windmill tilting
Curated by VanessaVaile
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Cy Twombly, Idiosyncratic Painter, Dies at 83

Cy Twombly, Idiosyncratic Painter, Dies at 83 | flânerie | Scoop.it
After early scorn he eventually became of the most important post-war painters. (D: RT @columbia_arts: Painter Cy Twombly has passed away at age 83.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Robot Flâneur: Exploring Google Street View

Robot Flâneur: Exploring Google Street View | flânerie | Scoop.it
Love these Google street view photos of major cities: http://t.co/rpsC4zh (via @Jake_Barton)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

A Bit Of Fry And Laurie - America by Hugh Laurie

A Bit Of Fry And Laurie - America by Hugh Laurie | flânerie | Scoop.it
Song 'America' composed by Hugh Laurie, any man who can take 3 words and make them funny is a genius.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

How do you graffiti-proof art?

How do you graffiti-proof art? | flânerie | Scoop.it
A landmark sculpture project is at risk because of spiralling costs - including the budget for keeping it graffiti-free. How do you protect public artworks from vandals? (BBC News - Who, What, Why: How do you graffiti-proof public art?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Reflections on Cuba: Sustainability and Agriculture : Slow Food USA

Reflections on Cuba: Sustainability and Agriculture : Slow Food USA | flânerie | Scoop.it
Reflections on Cuba: Sustainability and Agriculture #eat #food #environment @slowfoodusa http://t.co/AmoGprg...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Social networking 'giving Welsh a new lease of life', according to language expert - WalesOnline

Social networking 'giving Welsh a new lease of life', according to language expert - WalesOnline | flânerie | Scoop.it
Social networking 'giving Welsh a new lease of life', according to Wales Online Language expert Dr David Crystal who believes that social networking sites are giving Welsh a new lease of life and offering young people the opportunity to learn their native language
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Wild Creatures in Urban Mexico: New Street Art by ROA | WebUrbanist | World of Street & Outdoor Arts | Scoop.it

Wild Creatures in Urban Mexico: New Street Art by ROA | WebUrbanist | World of Street & Outdoor Arts | Scoop.it | flânerie | Scoop.it
10-foot-tall wild animals spring to life in the streets of Mexico from the spray paint can of Belgian artist ROA, champion of the underdogs of nature.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

The Mystery Indicator of Sustainability | Sightline Daily

The Mystery Indicator of Sustainability | Sightline Daily | flânerie | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Levin Nock, PhD, PMP, a research analyst and project manager who lives in Portland, Oregon.


If you follow Sightline, you probably believe what I do: that measurement matters....
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Station's pieces de resistance

Station's pieces de resistance | flânerie | Scoop.it
Making public transport beautiful! “@VicTrack_Vic: From @theage Mosaic artist Pamela Irving transforms eyesore to art.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Mark Jenkins // Street Installations

Mark Jenkins // Street Installations | flânerie | Scoop.it
Street installations by Mark Jenkins.(Mark Jenkins // Street Installations http://ow.ly/5wp4F #art #streetart #public...)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

The Coolest Small Cities in America

The Coolest Small Cities in America | flânerie | Scoop.it
Eight reasons to downsize your next vacation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

5,200 year-old Ancient Egyptian drawing unearthed

RT @egypt_live_news: 5200 year-old Ancient Egyptian drawing unearthed - Arab News http://goo.gl/fb/uM5Cq #egypt...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Vikram R Chari's Blog: The Sustainability Journal Vikram R Chari Volume 2011 Issue 37

Vikram R Chari's Blog: The Sustainability Journal Vikram R Chari Volume 2011 Issue 37 | flânerie | Scoop.it
The Sustainability Journal - Vikram R Chari - Volume 2011 Issue 37 http://t.co/6fc3Z6k...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

San Franciso. parklets emerge as neighborhood fixtures

San Franciso. parklets emerge as neighborhood fixtures | flânerie | Scoop.it
They're easy to miss alongside such supersize development proposals as Treasure Island, but the slivers of open space called parklets are the most intriguing urban design innovation in today's San Francisco.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

The Insidious Evils of 'Like' Culture

The Insidious Evils of 'Like' Culture | flânerie | Scoop.it
In our age of online view counts and retweets, conformity is becoming the rule, says Neil Strauss.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Mauritius: Literature of Mauritius

Mauritius: Literature of Mauritius | flânerie | Scoop.it
The French poet Bernardin de St. Pierre erected a literary monument of the island Mauritius with his novel “Paul et Virigine” On August 17, 1744 the schooner Saint Géran sinks off shore of Mauritius.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

World Literature Today | The University of Oklahoma's bimonthly magazine of literature and culture

World Literature Today | The University of Oklahoma's bimonthly magazine of literature and culture | flânerie | Scoop.it
Modern world literature magazine World Literature Today publishes writing from authors around the globe.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Fruit wagon at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair (LOC) | Fruits Images

Fruit wagon at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair (LOC) | Fruits Images | flânerie | Scoop.it
Fruit wagon at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair (LOC) Image by The Library of Congress Lee, Russell,, 1903-1986,, photographer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

List of the top 100 Twitter cities in the world | Trends in the Living Networks

List of the top 100 Twitter cities in the world | Trends in the Living Networks | flânerie | Scoop.it
"Top 100 cities worldwide for Twitter ranked by people who noted their locations via @rossdawson http://j.mp/jPxnoA" cc: @PennOlson...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

The Everyday Guide to Wine

The Everyday Guide to Wine | flânerie | Scoop.it
Now on DVD watch "The Everyday Guide to Wine" by acclaimed Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan. Understand wine making, regions, and practical tasting tips.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Basic Writing Skills Are Needed to Get and Hold a Job

Basic Writing Skills Are Needed to Get and Hold a Job | flânerie | Scoop.it
Great writing teachers meet employer demands for every high school graduate to have basic writing skills. Learn how best teaching practices prepare students for workplace writing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Becoming an American, in their own words - SignOnSanDiego.com

Becoming an American, in their own words - SignOnSanDiego.com | flânerie | Scoop.it
Becoming an American, in their own wordsSignOnSanDiego.comThey not only teach us English but teach American history and government system, and help us to practice reading, writing and listening about the naturalization 100 questions, small talk, etc.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

Puerto Rico: Research on Public Art | Humanitarian News

The art blog Fractal [es] published the first part of a series on public art in Puerto Rico [es] by graduate student Edén Bastida Kullick.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Technology

8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Technology | flânerie | Scoop.it
These talks offer insights, concerns, and inspiration while discussing today's educational practices and shortcomings, from a variety of perspectives.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by VanessaVaile
Scoop.it!

UrbanRelations.Info (The Cities Most Prepared For Climate Change)

UrbanRelations.Info (The Cities Most Prepared For Climate Change) | flânerie | Scoop.it
The Cities Most Prepared For Climate Change http://dlvr.it/YxRNL #cities...
more...
No comment yet.