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Photo of the Day – 01/31/17 (“Kitty Power”, 1914)

Daily Photo — “Kitty Power, 1914”

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Sometimes you just need a break and want to look at cute kittens.  Here you so.  If anything, it shows that for over 100 years, we’ve all wanted the same thing — pictures of cute cats doing things..

1914. “Kitten in costume on mule pulling kitten in toy touring car.”  Photo by Harry W. Frees.. 

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Posted by on January 30, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Art of the Day – 01/24/17 (Exhibition of a Rhinoceros at Venice, Pietro Longhi)

Daily Artwork — “Exhibition of a Rhinoceros at Venice, Pietro Longhi, 1751”

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1751 — Exhibition of a Rhinoceros at Venice (Clara the Rhinoceros).  Oil paint on canvas. Rococo style. Pietro Longhi (1701-1785), National Gallery, London, UK.
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Posted by on January 24, 2017 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 12/22/16 (The Ox, Joseph Stella)

Daily Artwork — “The Ox, Joseph Stella, 1929”

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1929 — The Ox.  Oil paint on canvas. Precisionism style. Joseph Stella (1877-1946), Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottsville, Virginia, USA.
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Posted by on December 22, 2016 in Daily Art

 

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Lifespans in the Animal Kingdom — Infographic

Lifespans in the Animal Kingdom

Today’s infographic is a great summary of the variety of life we see not only in the species and creatures in the world, but also the variety of  their lives.  It’s very interesting to see lifespans laid out in this way, and to see that humans really are essentially on the high end of the middle of the pack.  I am sure, however, as medicine and care advances we will see ourselves moving into the high end of lifespans.  Would you care to be like the immortal jellyfish though?  [VIA]

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Posted by on October 29, 2015 in Infographics

 

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Artwork of the Day – 10/27/15 (Untitled, Mostafa Dashti)

Daily Artwork — “Untitled, Mostafa Dashti, 2009”

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2009 — Untitled. Oil on Canvas. Contemporary Realism style. Mostafa Dashti (1960 – ). Private Collection.

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Posted by on October 27, 2015 in Daily Art

 

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Artwork of the Day – 10/23/15 (The Wounded Deer, Frida Kahlo)

Daily Artwork — “The Wounded Deer, Frida Kahlo, 1946”

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1946 — The Wounded Deer. Oil on masonite. Naïve Art style. Frida Kahlo (1907 – 19754). Collection of Carolyn Farb, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

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Posted by on October 23, 2015 in Daily Art

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/19/13 (A Boy and His Dog, 1922)

Daily Photo — “A Boy and His Dog, 1922”

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Posted by on November 19, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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