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May. 21st, 2010 04:40 pm
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Sorry I haven't updated for a bit, I've been very busy doing a lot of things, both online and in real life. But I have had time to bookmark some amazing photo articles and I thought that I'd post a round up of the best.

20th anniversary of NASA's Hubble - To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's two decades in orbit, we've compiled 20 of our favorite Hubble photos in this collection.
15 Amazing Pavillions from Shanghai Expo 2010 - Expo 2010 is a worldwide event that is currently taking place  in Shanghai, China and started May 1st.
50 Most Extraordinary Churches of the World
Portraits from Morocco
The Big Picture: Disaster unfolds slowly in the Gulf of Mexico - In the three weeks since the April 20th explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and the start of the subsequent massive (and ongoing) oil leak, many attempts have been made to contain and control the scale of the environmental disaster.
Rosalind Solomon’s Singular Journey - Rosalind Solomon may be one of the most interesting photographers you’ve never heard of. Hers is a bold, humanistic and highly personal view of the world, deftly executed in square format using black-and-white film. 
The Wallstreet Journal - Pictures of the Week: May 3 - May 6
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan - Agence France-Presse photographer, Mauricio Lima, has been in Afghanistan for the last several months covering the war. Here is a look at some of his images from March and April.

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Apr. 24th, 2010 02:30 am
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Just posting some links that I've found while sorting my bookmarks and thought that everyone else might find them a good read. 

Top of the list is Coyote Con, which is a 31 Day Digital Author Conference starting in May and best of all it's free. I've already signed up. 
Geena Davis’ new study on gender bias in kids’ media - This post makes me crazy happy, because God knows there should be a hell of a lot more girls on TV who are just as cool as the boys. Also, how cool is Geena Davis?
Truckers Pick Up Quilting and Knitting - This whole article is just really lovely but also bittersweet.
Tough Girls On Film Bound By Gender Roles - Proving once again that times haven't changed one bit when it comes to women and how they are written in films. And I know from reading a boatload of meta that it's the same in most Romance novels as well.
ACTA: making a crime out of copyright infringementThe Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is an international treaty under negotiation that will have far-reaching ramifications for how millions of internet users share copyrighted material online.
And now for the shiny - Inspiration: 50+ Vector-Based Book Covers 


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