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How the planet surfs the net.
All the James Bond Cars from 1962 to 2012 are shown in this infographic. The cars are visualized with the name of the model and it's corresponding special abilities.
Every picture tells a story, as they say, but sometimes it takes a clever combination of words and pictures to tell a story quickly, concisely and in an entertaining fashion. The best infographics may look like they were simple to create in Photoshop, but designing an effective piece of data visualization is usually anything but.
London has been written about, painted, sketched, photographed, and depicted in pretty much any and every creative medium available to human hands, but Edward Bawden's linocuts of England's capital are some of the coolest depictions of the city, ever ever ever.
Dubai has already earned a reputation for pushing the boundaries with its architecture, having built the world’s tallest building, a hotel shaped like a sail and a palm tree‑shaped archipelago of luxury properties.
Getting lost in a museum is easy, and aimlessly wandering from wing to wing is a nice, relaxing, not-at-all-claustrophobic way to spend an afternoon. Alternatively you could venture into The BIG Maze at DC's National Building Museum, an on-site installation filled with winding paths, dead-ends, and a cool reveal at the end of the road.
The best gospel recordings—by Aretha Franklin, The Staples Singers, The Carter Family, even Elvis—hum with a deep sincerity that can be truly moving, despite the unintentionally funny earnestness of ballads like “He Touched Me” (not to mention some of those album covers).
Yesterday we showed you some startling footage of an elderly, arthritic Pierre-Auguste Renoir, painting with horribly deformed hands. Today we offer a more idyllic image of a French Impressionist painter in his golden years: Claude Monet on a sunny day in his beautiful garden at Giverny.
Tiny, hand-lettered, hand-bound books Charlotte and Branwell Brontë made as children have been lovingly restored at the Harvard Library.
Un museo virtual con más de 17.000 obras de arte.
Museos, Obras de Arte y Artistas componen la colección de mismuseos.net, el gran índice de recursos artísticos en Internet promovido por gnoss.com y destinado al enriquecimiento de la Web Semántica.
Magnífico Museo Virtual:
Metamuseo virtual, basado en la potencialidad de la web semántica, con acceso a más de 17 mil obras de los museos españoles. Un video de cinco minutos explica por qué es un muy útil recurso pedagógico.
The National Literacy Trust has dotted London with painted benches that celebrate classic works of literature from Paddington to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy.
Jorge Cacharrón hails from Ourense, España and is a magician with the camera. His discovery of light with both architecture and nature will leave you breathless. Words would be unjust with this remarkable set of photographs. Breathe them in and enjoy the experience. Featured Image: Pedras de lume by
David Shariatmadari: Buzzwords: The 'recency illusion' makes us believe words and phrases we've just noticed are new.
Cute list! Quite surprised that those words were used so long ago. Wonder if “neologism” is a new word. :) Just started following scoop board maintained by Rodolfo Maslias. I've always enjoyed word study. But there is an ulterior motive. Want to beat my significant other at Scrabble! One of these days I'm gonna win! :)
Architectural photographer Donna Dotan captures vibrant, symmetrical cityscapes in her photo series, "Reflections From Above."
July 1, 2014 Here is a wonderful infographic that has been making rounds online during this week.This visual which is created by online-literature captures some of the major literary periods and...
Photographer Clay Bolt’s project Beautiful Bees is both visual source for research and foundational eye-candy for his ongoing campaign to raise awareness of colony collapse disorder and the plight of the honeybee.
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Don’t be fooled into thinking that a meal in McDonald's when you're on holiday is going to be the same as at home. Different countries have their own additions, designed to appeal to local tastes.
While the English language is spoken by people around the world, they don't all use the same words for everything. To help address this confusion, illustrator Samantha Sanders created guide to help Americans and Britons understand what the other is...
For the last two weeks, bored pandas from around the globe have been submitting their pictures of the best sculptures and statues. We have received more than 160 pictures and hundreds of votes which resulted in this awesome list. We added a couple of our own pictures, and made the final list. Did we miss any? Feel free to submit pictures by pressing
There has been a cat live to be 34, macaw live to 111, a human living to be 123, Koi fish live to be 226, and a tortoise that lived to be 250. These numbers seem big, but they don’t compare to the oldest living organisms - trees.
Hong Kong's narrow streets were once a dazzling gallery of neon signs -- now these are to be displayed in the M+ museum
Iko Iko, Jack Straw, Sugaree, Minglewood Blues, Althea, My Brother Esau, When Push Comes To Shove, Cassidy China Cat Sunflower-> I Know You Rider, Looks Like...
Without question, our lives would be very different without the inventions of Thomas Edison, Watson & Crick and many more scientists. These prodigious creators changed our culture in countless ways with the seemingly miraculous discoveries and inventions that flooded out of this country.... http://elearninginfographics.com/26-glorious-things-america-gave-the-world-science-infographic/