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Artwork of the Day – 11/20/15 (The Fountain of Love, Francois Boucher)

Daily Artwork — “The Fountain of Love, Francois Boucher, 1748”

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1748 — The Fountain of Love.  Oil on Canvas.  Rococo style. Francois Boucher (1703-1770). The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Posted by on November 20, 2015 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 2/14/14 (He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, John William Godward)

Daily Artwork — “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, John William Godward, 1896”

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1896 — He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not. Oil on Canvas. Neoclassicism style. John William Godward (1861 – 1922). Private collection.

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Posted by on February 14, 2014 in Daily Art

 

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10 Valentine’s Day Traditions from Around the World – Infographic

World Valentine’s Day Traditions

No matter how you celebrate (if you even do), today is as good a day as any to tell everyone in your life that you love and care about them.  Today’s infographic shares some ways that different cultures express their love for each other, both for Valentine’s Day, or on another day.  At the very least, make sure you hit the stores tomorrow for lots of discount chocolate hearts! [VIA]

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Posted by on February 14, 2014 in Infographics

 

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Flowers and What they Symbolize – Infographic

Flowers and What They Symbolize

Just about everyone I know loves flowers, especially my wife and mom.  I can never fail with that gift.  However, I never really thought about the meaning of some of the various flowers that are available in bouquets.  Like many things, different flowers convey different meanings, whether on their own, or as part of a bouquet or, as I learned are meant for specific family members over others.  Today’s infographic helps break down these meanings and the symbolism of flowers. [VIA]

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Posted by on September 11, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Video of the Day – 4/29/13 (Pavlovian Reactions)

Daily Video — “Pavlov’s Reactions Aren’t Just for Dogs

From TED, today’s video looks at the stimuli reactions measured by Pavlov in the early 20th century and applies the theory and reasoning to humans.  See how we all have Pavlovian type reactions to parents, romantic interests, and food.

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Posted by on April 29, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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