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Happy Birthday, America!

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with historical documents, photos and music from the Library of Congress collections.
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Just in time for the Fourth of July: the LOC on Pinterest!
The Library of Congress now has a new Pinterest July 4th board called "Happy Birthday America!"
https://www.pinterest.com/LibraryCongress/happy-birthday-america/

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Helen Teague's curator insight, July 2, 2015 9:27 AM

Just in time for the Fourth of July: the LOC on Pinterest!
The Library of Congress now has a new Pinterest July 4th board called "Happy Birthday America!"
https://www.pinterest.com/LibraryCongress/happy-birthday-america/

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Pinterest, Tumblr and the Trouble With ‘Curation’

Pinterest, Tumblr and the Trouble With ‘Curation’ | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Who knew there was such a mainstream market for artfully arranged pictures of other people’s stuff?

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There is a new field of neuroaesthetics, which investigates the neural basis for aesthetic experience

There’s a German word: Sehnsucht, which translates as
“addictive yearning.” This is, I think, what these sites evoke: the feeling of being addicted to longing for something; specifically being addicted to the feeling that something is missing or incomplete.

 

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