The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types? High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn’t until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing. License: The licenses vary extremely from source to source. Safety: Government sites and many specific subject collections are extremely safe for students to use. Search Engines While these websites do not actually contribute image content themselves, they’re able to index images in a way that makes it easier to search for free content. Category Favorite: Bing Images Bing Images Compfight Creative Commons Search Everystockphoto HiveStock
textorizer Textorizer allows you to make pictures formed with text. It is best described by the sample images below. Although there are many versions around, the only one that is continuing to supported is this one. Excoffizer takes a picture and produces a vector rendition of the picture, made of parallel lines of varying thickness. It is inspired by Roger Excoffon's pictograms for the 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics. The previous version of Textorizer came as a downloadable application. Right now, textorizer/excoffizer works in Firefox, Chrome and Opera. Some browsers will however struggle with larger output images. Choose a mode examples Here are a few pictures produced with textorizer/excoffizer (click to see the text) There is even a Textorized Group on Flickr, with many more examples. Documentation Click on textorizer, textorizer2 or excoffizer Select a picture on your computer Play with the controls or enter new text, and press preview Source & Licensing The source can be browsed on github. Support
flickr - cc Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution (CC BY 2.0) » 90891322 photos (See more) Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND 2.0) » 24220397 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) » 111937919 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC 2.0) » 61014832 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) » 130011541 photos (See more) Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA 2.0) » 47152016 photos (See more) Public Domain Dedication (CC0) » 3973318 photos (See more) Public Domain Mark » 10562014 photos (See more) "Creative Commons is a non-profit that offers an alternative to full copyright." creativecommons.org Briefly... Attribution means: You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you credit.
Retronaut | See the past like you wouldn't believe. Yeti 'Nests' Found in Russia? | Yeti, Bigfoot Evidence | Weird News Bigfoot researcher and biologist John Bindernagel claims his research group has found evidence that the Yeti (a Russian "cousin" of the American Bigfoot) not only exists, but builds nests and shelters by twisting tree branches together. "We didn't feel like the trees we saw in Siberia had been done by a man or another mammal.... Twisted trees like this have also been observed in North America and they could fit with the theory that Bigfoot makes nests. The nests we have looked at are built around trees twisted together into an arch shape," Bindernagel told the British tabloid The Sun. Bindernagel was part of a small group of scientists who visited western Siberia to examine evidence of the Yeti in October. Tree twisting, also called splintering, has been claimed as Bigfoot evidence for decades throughout the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere. Unless the marks were made by human hoaxers. There's even more reason to be skeptical of Bindernagel's claim.
YouTube Audio Library Some good news today from YouTube. We just learned about this gigantic step YouTube took by allowing people to download music for free from its new service called YouTube Audio Library. This is not a comprehensive library and don't expect to find every piece of music you want there but still it is a very good start and is one of the best platforms we can use with our students to access free music downloads. Students can access and download tunes from YouTube audio library and use it as a background in their video projects. YouTube has even made it easier for them to search for and find the music they want from its library. All the music embedded in the library can be browsed through the following criteria: 1- Featured This part contains the most popular hits that people have downloaded 2- Genre You can use this to specify the music genre you are looking for .Some of the genres used here include: classical music, Jazz and Blues, Reggae, Country and Folk, Rock, Pop and a couple more.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature | Collections Listen to audio-recorded readings of former Consultants in Poetry Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Frost; Nobel Laureates Mario Vargas Llosa and Czeslaw Milosz, and renowned writers such as Ray Bradbury, Margaret Atwood, and Kurt Vonnegut read from their work at the Library of Congress. The Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature at the Library of Congress dates back to 1943, when Allen Tate was Consultant in Poetry. It contains nearly two thousand recordings—of poets and prose writers participating in literary events at the Library’s Capitol Hill campus as well as sessions at the Library’s Recording Laboratory. Most of these recordings are captured on magnetic tape reels, and only accessible at the Library itself.
7000+ Free Powerpoint Templates PPT and Free PowerPoint Backgrounds openphoto.net How-To Geek - Computer Help from your Friendly How-To Geek Lair of Ancient 'Kraken' Sea Monster Possibly Discovered | Ancient Sea Monsters & Ichthyosaurs | Mythological Beasts | Deadly Sea Creatures This article was updated on Oct. 11 at 10:42 a.m. ET A giant sea monster, the likes of the mythological kraken, may have swum Earth's ancient oceans, snagging what was thought to be the sea's top predators — school bus-size ichthyosaurs with fearsome teeth. The kraken, which would've been nearly 100 feet (30 meters) long, or twice the size of the colossal squid, Mesonychoteuthis, likely drowned or broke the necks of the ichthyosaurs before dragging the corpses to its lair, akin to an octopus's midden, according to study researcher Mark McMenamin, a paleontologist at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. [Rumor or Reality: The Creatures of Cryptozoology] "It is known that the modern octopus will pile the remains of its prey in a midden and play with and manipulate those pieces," McMenamin said during a telephone interview. McMenamin presented his work Monday (Oct. 10) at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Minneapolis. Cause of death The perfect crime? McMenamin said.
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