Web Relic, the Animated GIF, Becomes Medium for Art More often than not, animated GIFs are reserved for quick chuckles. Cat portals , face palms , and even the occasional girl punch , are this limited media format's bread and butter. But the current crop of digital artists are turning to this former Net-annoyance to create Web-based art. Sites like Rhizome , 8-Bit Today , and Nasty Nets dig through the deepest recesses of the Internet to find these oddball creations. Baghdad, Iraq, Wearen, ن, Demandforaction, Amessagefromisistous, Assyrianchristian, Stopisis, Sinjar Mountain, Maliki, Isis, Yazidis, Christians, Sinjar, Prayforpeace, Ankawa Iraq, Yazidi, Obama, Turkey, Pesh Khabur, Yezidi, Aa, Sirnak Turkey r3sho: RT @KurdsList #Kurds in Tokyo protest in solidarity with #Sinjar #Yezidi #kurds in front of the UN Japan. Photo by Firat news TeyrebazHPG: RT @KurdsList #Kurds in Tokyo protest in solidarity with #Sinjar #Yezidi #Kurds in front of the UN Japan. photo by firat news WafulaSam: #Iraq: #Zakho city of 350k close to the Turkish border, is reportedly hosting 100k from Sinjar & Zumar
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1940s Chevy Dealer re-opens to Auction off 500 Time Capsule Cars Car collectors dream about finding a forgotten “new” classic car, discovered in a barn or warehouse somewhere, covered in dust. This is that dream, only 500 times better…. A small-town Midwestern dealership in Pierce, Nebraska sold Chevrolets to local families and first-time buyers for 50 years until it’s husband and wife team finally closed their doors seventeen years ago.
Copyright-Free Photo Archive: Public Domain Photos and Images The photo archive at Gimp-Savvy.com has more than 27,000 free photos and images saved on our own dedicated server, consisting of over 2.5 Gbytes of data. The goal is to make this archive a resource for collage and photo-montage using digital image editing techniques such as those described in Chapter 7 of Grokking the GIMP. To improve the archive's usefulness, full indexing of the images is planned. However, this job would be taxing for a single person, and would probably produce only mediocre results.
Animated Gifs An artist known only as Rrrrrrrroll will leave you spinning with some gif art that works hard to put the art in the gif genre. And yes that was intended as a pun. I guess you could think of the work as ‘animated photography’. If you know or find any more information about the artist please drop a line or two in the comment section. So I sorta owe Matthew DiVito AKA Mr. Div a post since I posted some of his work last week and didn’t credit it properly. About Direct Loans About Federal Student Aid in general The FSA programs are the largest source of college financial assistance, each year providing billions of dollars in funding through a variety of methods, such as gift aid in the form of grants (money that does not have to be repaid) and as self-help aid in the form of work study (job earnings) and loans (money that must be paid back at interest). The FSA programs comprise: The last three—FWS, Perkins Loans, and FSEOG—are known collectively as the Campus-Based Programs. Loans through the DL Program come directly from the U.S. government. About Direct Loans in particular
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