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A Search Engine That Finds You Weird Old Books by Clive Thompson via Debugger [Shared]

There is a wealth of beauty and knowledge in old books and I am always turning up new things to share on my blogs and directly to friends with specific interests. Recently I started searching for historical crochet books to … Continue reading

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WALLSMASH: Breakout-style web game [Shared]

WALLSMASH | The best game you’ve ever seen. Play WALLSMASH | The best game you’ve ever seen. Related Posts: Easy potato gnocchi recipe via Los Angeles Times Product Highlight: 1888 Seed Catalog Shower Curtain and More by Douglas E. Welch … Continue reading

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Old Book Illustrations – A Collection of illustrations across time and the globe [Shared]

Old Book Illustrations Old Book Illustrations was born of the desire to share illustrations from a modest collection of books, which we set out to scan and publish. With the wealth of resources available online, it became increasingly difficult to … Continue reading

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Welcoming Recorded Music to the Public Domain via Internet Archive Blogs [Shared]

I am a big user of the Internet Archive and public domain works, in general. There is so much amazing writing, art, and music from our past just waiting to be discovered and re-mixed into new creations. – Douglas Welcoming … Continue reading

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Angularis v1.3 – Difficult Tetris-style Triangular Stacking Game [Shared]

Angularis v1.3 Angularis is a Tetris-like stacker game, but with shapes based on triangles instead of squares. You can rotate shapes left and right and move them horizontally and diagonally. This powers some crazy new moves. Read Angularis v1.3 Related … Continue reading

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You Can 3D Print Your Own Mini Museum via Hyperallergic [Shared]

You Can 3D Print Your Own Mini Museum Funerary mask by Geoffrey Marchal on Sketchfab Admit it, you’ve always fancied yourself something of a curator of ancient statuary! For those looking to turn their desk, bookshelf, or dashboard into a … Continue reading

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Trend Alert: Little Free Art Galleries for Your Front Yard via Gardenista [Shared]

Trend Alert: Little Free Art Galleries for Your Front Yard – Gardenista Most likely you’ve heard of the little free library, a book-sharing box that anyone can install in their front yard to encourage passersby to either take a book … Continue reading

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The Masks of the Zuni (1904) via The Public Domain Review [Shared]

The Zuni Pueblo is one of several pueblos in Arizona and New Mexico whose inhabitants are descendants of prosperous and sometimes cliff-dwelling settlements that flourished for millennia,While its exact origin date remains uncertain, Zuni was long established when Spanish conquistadors made contact … Continue reading

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30 Minutes of Relaxing Visuals from Studio Ghibli | HBO Max via YouTube [Video]

Watch 30 Minutes of Relaxing Visuals from Studio Ghibli | HBO Max via YouTube  Related Posts: Studio Ghibli releases 400 free-to-use images from eight of its classic films, with more to come via The Verge How a recording-studio mishap shaped … Continue reading

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Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps via PetaPixel

The folks at National Geographic just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey (USGS) topographical map from across the United States on one easy-to-navigate site and made them easy … Continue reading

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Audobon’s Birds of America art released as free, high-res downloads for printing via Boing Boing

The National Audubon Society has released all of John James Audubon’s magnificent watercolors from his classic work Birds of America (1827-1838) as free, high-resolution downloads for printing. The 435 life-size watercolors in the collection were “all reproduced from hand-engraved plates, … 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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Photography Life Just Released All of Their Paid Photography Courses for Free via PetaPixel

If you’re running low on free educational content and you’re eager to use this time to improve your craft, we have some good news. The website Photography Life hast just released all of their premium photography courses, usually $150 apiece, for free on YouTube. The … Continue reading

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Home School: The Smithsonian has released more than 2.8 million images you can use for free via The Verge

The Smithsonian Institution is releasing 2.8 million high-res images from its massive collection into the public domain, putting them online for anyone to use and download for free. The open-access online platform will include 2D and 3D images from its 19 museums, … Continue reading

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Nikon School Online – Free online courses for April via @NikonUSA

  Make the most of this time.Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators stay inspired, engaged and growing. That’s why we’re providing all of our courses free for … Continue reading

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