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These are leaders, creators, artists, photographers, fine artists, and highlights about the world as we see it.
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25 Of The World's Best New Buildings

25 Of The World's Best New Buildings | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
It's that time of year again, folks. When our pals at Arch Daily sift through the world's best building designs in an effort to pinpoint the year's most impressive feats of architecture.

Now, after a whopping 3,500 nominations for projects around...
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Are you into architecture and design? These photos are stunning.

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Pinterest Is a Business Necessity | Social Media Today

Pinterest Is a Business Necessity | Social Media Today | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it

Is Pinterest the most sales actionable social network out there? This very question came to me as I came across a recent interview with Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann in MIT Technology Review. When asked the question oft-dreaded by many a techrepreneur, namely, “when do you plan on making money,” the first sentence of Silbermann’s reply struck me as instructive: “The whole reason Pinterest exists is to help people discover the things that they love and then go take action on them, and a lot of the things they take action on are tied to commercial intent.” While this snippet (the rest of his reply was similarly tangential to the question asked) sounds a bit like an opaque dodge, for business’ and marketers, it should be a clarion call to action....


Via Jeff Domansky, Sarah Skelly
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Pinterest #iramoviemaker

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Linda Allen's comment, July 22, 2013 3:31 PM
Hi Jeff--It is nice that the posts go directly to FB as well; which helps.
SCORENAZ's comment, July 23, 2013 11:05 AM
Linda, I recommend Beth Hayden's book, Pinfluence.
Linda Allen's comment, July 23, 2013 11:07 AM
Thank you, I will take your great advice, Pinfluence!
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astropixie: the art of astrophysics

astropixie: the art of astrophysics | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
MIT has initiated a contest called the art of astrophysics so you can share your views of just how beautiful the universe can be. categories are: data visualization, movies and animation, astrophotography, painting/drawing/print ...
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Fun  blog site. Lots of unusual art representing the heavens...

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The AIA Finally Gave A Medal To A Female Architect. She Died In ...

The AIA Finally Gave A Medal To A Female Architect. She Died In ... | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
In recent years, we've seen the "revival" of some other female designers, like furniture designer Greta Grossman, who was rescued from obscurity when Design Within Reach put some of her furniture back into production.
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Freeway art adds flavor and color to Bay Area highways - San Jose Mercury News

Freeway art adds flavor and color to Bay Area highways - San Jose Mercury News | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Merced Sun-Star Freeway art adds flavor and color to Bay Area highways San Jose Mercury News Freeway art isn't new, but has gotten a boost because of new freeway projects and walls funded in part by the federal economic stimulus act of 2009 and...
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Freeway and other 'highway' graffiti have always been some of my favorites. Especially urban murals.

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Through a Lens Darkly: How African Americans Use Photography to Shape ... - Democracy Now

Through a Lens Darkly: How African Americans Use Photography to Shape ... - Democracy Now | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Through a Lens Darkly: How African Americans Use Photography to Shape ...
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How have Deborah Willis, Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, Anthony Barboza, Hank Willis Thomas, Lyle Ashton Harris, and Glenn Ligon all 'challenged popular culture’s definition of “blackness” and “black people.”' Find out in this extraordinary documentary.

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Awakening Your Spirit Art Fest » Art News DFW

Awakening Your Spirit Art Fest » Art News DFW | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Awakening Your Spirit Art Fest:   You’re invited to partake of a unique opportunity at the first “Awakening Y... http://t.co/eMfDQ4yolx
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Wish I could attend!

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German National Gallery Announces the Four Nominees for Its 2013 Young Art Prize | In the Air: Art News & Gossip | ARTINFO.com

German National Gallery Announces the Four Nominees for Its 2013 Young Art Prize | In the Air: Art News & Gossip | ARTINFO.com | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it

The four artists were selected from a set of 140 of their peers by M+ museum curator Tobias Berger, DAAD director Ariane Beyn, and New Museum director and Venice Biennale artistic director Massimiliano Gioni.

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Obama, at $40K a plate NYC fundraiser, compares his struggles to that of pals Jay-Z and Beyonce

Obama, at $40K a plate NYC fundraiser, compares his struggles to that of pals Jay-Z and Beyonce | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Hip hop power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce hosted President Obama last night at a $40,000 per plate fundraiser in Chelsea at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club , where the President said his struggle upward in life was not so different from that of pals ‘Jay and Bey.’...
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The Unquiet Library on Wheels @ The Cafeteria

Learn more at theunquietlibrary.wordpress.comyoutube.com...
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Postcards from Malta | Heckitc Travels

Postcards from Malta | Heckitc Travels | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
The postcard series continues with some favorite photos from the island of Malta.
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Hilary Duff: ‘True’ Cover Art Revealed!

Hilary Duff: ‘True’ Cover Art Revealed! | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Hilary Duff: ‘True’ Cover Art Revealed! (Just Jared: TRUE Cover Art Revealed! http://t.co/nZqhUEF2 Another great article!
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House education panel delves into vo-tech credits - Anchorage Daily News

House education panel delves into vo-tech credits - Anchorage Daily News | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
House education panel delves into vo-tech credits
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JUNEAU, Alaska — The House Education Committee on Friday took up funding aspects of an education bill by Gov.
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The Girl Scouts Are Going To Help Solve The Women-In-Tech Problem

The Girl Scouts Are Going To Help Solve The Women-In-Tech Problem | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
A new badge for girl gamers. (The Girl Scouts Are Going To Help Solve The Women-In-Tech Problem - Business Insider http://t.co/cIwjf82mqj)

Via Trish Costello
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Girl gamers are changing the landscape on #girlsintech

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Trish Costello's curator insight, April 19, 2013 10:41 PM

Love to see the Girl Scouts with this type of focus on real world opportunities for girls.

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Heritage Museums & Gardens to open STEM preschool - Capecodonline

Heritage Museums & Gardens to open STEM preschool - Capecodonline | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Heritage Museums & Gardens to open STEM preschool
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SANDWICH – The STEM curriculum becoming popular in high schools and junior high schools isn't just for big kids anymore.
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How is STEM education helping children in your neighborhood?

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Urban Planner: January 24, 2014 - Torontoist

Urban Planner: January 24, 2014 - Torontoist | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Torontoist Urban Planner: January 24, 2014 Torontoist Whether it actually did is debatable, but the curators of “The Great Upheaval: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collection 1910–1918” use that year to start their exhibition of works from a...
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No-show limos, AWOL photographers - how to dodge wedding-day disasters ... - Plain Dealer

No-show limos, AWOL photographers - how to dodge wedding-day disasters ... - Plain Dealer | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
No-show limos, AWOL photographers - how to dodge wedding-day disasters ...
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The happy couple paid close to $900 for a professional wedding video that's supposed to include a slideshow of still photos.
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Super Bowl Preview: What to Expect at the Biggest Parties and Activations | BizBash

Super Bowl Preview: What to Expect at the Biggest Parties and Activations | BizBash | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
ESPN, Playboy, and Bud Light are among the hosts of events surrounding Super Bowl XLVIII in the New York/New Jersey area.With Super Bowl XLVIII kicking off on one of the world’s largest stages—greater New York—the pressure is on for brands to...
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So, Seattle or Denver?

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Study: More women winemakers are making names for themselves - Washington Post

Study: More women winemakers are making names for themselves - Washington Post | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Study: More women winemakers are making names for themselvesWashington PostBut after years of working in the field she feels that there may be two differences. “There's pretty good evidence that women have perhaps better sensory abilities.
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2013 IKEA CATALOG LAUNCH EVENT AT YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM.mp4

2013 IKEA Sunrise Catalog Launch. Dream with textiles, bring new flavor and colors into your home!
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Igniting Customer Curiosity through Participatory Design

A 4-hour workshop created by Nina Simon for the Risk and Reward conference in Telluride on Sept 10, 2012.

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NYPD's Backwards Policy on Photography at Occupy Wall Street

NYPD's Backwards Policy on Photography at Occupy Wall Street | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
The day after police evicted Occupy Wall Street protestors from Zuccotti Park last fall, I had some trouble deciphering exactly what had happened.
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Pets and People Photography with Vicki Taufer

Pets and People Photography with Vicki Taufer | Ones to Watch | Scoop.it
Discover a whole new market for your photography business: Pets! In this 3-day course, Vicki Taufer will teach you how to bring in new work by including pets into your child, family, and portrait work.
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