Category Archives: COVID19

How to Take Interesting Photos in Uninteresting Places via Digital Photography School

Having spent the past several months traveling extensively to some pretty exciting places, coming back home to small-town suburbia was a rude awakening for me to say the least. I was so used to having interesting subjects – be it people, … Continue reading

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Home School: Free to Use and Reuse: Maps of Cities via Library of Congress Blog

Cities grow, adapt and change, like all living things. The Library’s map collections show this in all sorts of unexpected ways, offering a vision of days gone by, of what “normal” once looked like.  We present you with some fascinating … Continue reading

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‎99% Invisible: 401- The Natural Experiment via Apple Podcasts [Audio]

In general, the coronavirus shutdowns have been terrible for academic research. Trips have been canceled, labs have shut down, and long-running experiments have been interrupted. But there are some researchers for whom the shutdowns have provided a unique opportunity—a whole … Continue reading

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Home School: Virtual Art Galleries via Google Maps Mania

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art gallery in the United States. It has over two million works of art in its permanent collection. The Met 360° Project is a series of six 360° movies which allow you … Continue reading

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Home School: What did Native Americans do during the Civil War? via History Matters on YouTube [History]

Watch Home School: What did Native Americans do during the Civil War? via History Matters on YouTube Learn More Find more books on Bookshop and Help Indie Book Stores! An interesting link found among my daily reading Related Posts: Home … Continue reading

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Home School: The 500-year-old bones of African slaves tell a traumatic story via Ars Technica

Archaeologists found the bones of three young African men in a 500-year-old mass grave in what is now Mexico City. The chemical makeup of their bones sheds light on their earlier lives in Africa, and forensic analysis reveals hard, painful … Continue reading

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Home School: Creative Photography Exercises to do at Home (video) via Digital Photography School

  Already bored at home? Well, don’t you worry because the COOPH photographers do their best even during this extraordinary time to provide you with fresh ideas and inspiration. They put together a list of creative things you can shoot … Continue reading

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States Are Reopening: See How Coronavirus Cases Rise or Fall via Articles and Investigations – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Many states are lifting stay-at-home orders and other restrictions on social and business activity that were put in place to … Continue reading

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Home School: Who Named the United States? via History Matters on YouTube

  The United States of America. The USA. America. The Land of the Free. These are just some of the names for that continental sized nation which Alaska wishes it could touch. You’ll be surprised to know that other names … Continue reading

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Moby-Dick Marathon: The Story Hour Series via New Bedford Whaling Museum

  Relive one of New Bedford Whaling Museum’s most beloved events with a twist! The annual Moby-Dick Marathon takes place each winter and runs for 25 consecutive hours. Melville aficionados, scholars, and others enter a lottery months in advance for … Continue reading

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Home School: Watch all eight episodes of Netflix’s Abstract: The Art of Design series via Dezeen

  Netflix has made all eight episodes of its documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design, which features set designer Es Devlin, architect Bjarke Ingels and interior designer Ilse Crawford, available to watch for free during coronavirus lockdown. Streaming company Netflix has made season one of its design series … Continue reading

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Home School: Send Your Kids to Design School With Free Lessons From the Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom via Departures

  While we won’t call entertaining and educating kids stuck at home an easy task, we can at least say there are plenty of places stepping up to fill the virtual void. That includes museums offering virtual tours, destinations providing virtual views, … Continue reading

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Home School: Access Rare and Beautiful “Manuscripts of the Muslim World” via UPenn’s Digital Library [Art]

As organizations are shuttered indefinitely due to ongoing coronavirus embargoes, more and more institutions seem to be taking steps to make their collections accessible and explorable by virtual means. Whether this is due to the altruistic aspect of art that … Continue reading

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Day 59 In Isolation via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Day 59 In Isolation   From my Instagram Feed * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! Related … Continue reading

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WFH Life via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! WFH Life From my Instagram Feed * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! Related Posts: For the … Continue reading

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