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The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols — Infographic

The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols

We see symbols everywhere, and they have a language and meaning all their own.  From the more established (and famous) as shown below, to the emojis of today, we use symbols all the time to convey messages in a simple, concise way.  But where did some of these long-established and well-known symbols originate and what do they really mean?  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 14, 2017 in Infographics


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Laundry Symbols — Infographic

Laundry Symbols

We encounter signs and symbols everyday, and while most are easy to recognize, some we have no clue what they might mean.  Have you ever looked at the tag in your clothing?  Aside from having information about the materials the garment is made from and where it was manufactured, there are also some basic washing instructions and sometimes assorted symbols, but what do they mean?  Today’s infographic is a chart of those symbols.  It can be a great addition to a lesson on symbolic language, deciphering code, or general household/life skills information. [VIA]

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Posted by on November 10, 2015 in Infographics


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Art of the Day – 12/5/13 (What the Water Gave Me, Frida Kahlo)

Daily Artwork — “What the Water Gave Me, Frida Kahlo, 1938”

Use the images posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of an artwork critique.

1938 — What the Water Gave Me. Oil on Canvas. Primitivism & Surrealism styles. Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954). Collection of Daniel Filipacchi, Paris, France.

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Posted by on December 5, 2013 in Daily Art


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12 Months of Birthstones — Infographic

Facts About Birthstones

Everybody has one, that gemstone to uniquely identify the month of your birth.  Each of the 12 birthstones also had unique properties and symbolism that is meant to convey meaning, not just about the stone, but also the person born in its month.  Today’s infographic shows each of the 12 birthstones, their unique properties, and some fun facts and trivia about each. [VIA]

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Posted by on March 5, 2013 in Infographics


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