The New York Public Library just released a treasure trove of digitized public domain images, everything from epic poetry from the 11th century to photographs of used car lots in Columbus, Ohio from the 1930s. Over 180,000 manuscripts, maps, photographs, sheet music, lithographs, postcards, and other images were released online Wednesday in incredibly high resolution, and are available to download using the library's user-friendly visualization tool. It's a nostalgist's dream come true.
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Understanding of content jumps from 70% to 95% with the integration of images....
What better time to kick off a fun community contest than right before the Academy Awards?! This time around, we turned to our designer community to reimagine the 2016 Oscars movie posters for the 8 “Best Picture” nominees, drawing inspiration from the minimal movie poster trend.
The results were great – and Mad Max and The Martian were definite favorites. Check out the winners and some of the highlights below!...
"Nature and humankind are both great artists, and when they join forces, amazing masterpieces can be produced. Today Bright Side has collected for you works in which the combined efforts of mother nature and photographic artists have captured magic moments showing the wondrous diversity of modern life and the natural world. Pictured above is the Westerdok District in Amsterdam."
I was fortunate - my school had air conditioning. On particularly hot days like we enjoyed in Essex County yesterday, my only challenge was to make a mad dash from my car to the front door of the school. You'd think that early arrivers like myself would beat the heat but there are nights around…
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