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Download 464 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the site offering “five decades of Met Museum publications on art history available to read, download, and/or search for free.” If that strikes you as an obvious choice, prepare to spend some serious time browsing MetPublications’ collection of free art books and catalogs. You may remember that we featured the site a few years ago, back when it offered 397 whole books free for the reading, including American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885–1915; Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomical Drawings from the Royal Library; and Wisdom Embodied: Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Related Content:

Are There Different Types of Parakeets? By Alyson Kalhagen Question: Are There Different Types of Parakeets? I've always heard that Parakeets were those little birds that I've sometimes heard people refer to as "Budgies" or "Budgerigars." However, I have also seen other types of birds, some quite large, that are also being referred to as Parakeets. It never occurred to me until recently that there could be more than one type of Parakeet. What exactly is a Parakeet, and are there really different types? 20 Great Poetic Films That Are Worth Your Time « Taste of Cinema - Movie Reviews and Classic Movie Lists Poetic cinema is an ever elusive term that branches out into vast territory. Some associate it with the “arthouse”, others with the “avant garde”; two types of film making that in themselves escape lucid distinction. Poetry itself is an overarching monstrosity of concepts and aesthetics, so what part of poetry does “Poetic” cinema refer to? The poetry of TS Elliot is different than that of Goethe or Breton or Whitman or Poe. It might be said that “Poetic” cinema refers to poetry, simply, in its difference to prose; prose equating a somewhat consistent temporal and spatial topography and poetry sacrificing this consistency and clarity in the favor of immediate experience and immersion. The chaotic and elusive reverie of dreams and memory, then, are primal elements of vision that could provide that experience.

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Vox Media, ICFJ Knight event 'Steal My Tool' featured eight open source tools for you to loot Journalists and developers recently met in Denver, Colorado, at NICAR 2016, a four-day conference devoted to exchanging ideas, tools and hacks around data journalism. Keeping with the open source spirit, Vox Media and the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellowships program hosted a lunch amid the conference called Steal My Tool, showcasing tools that fellow news organizations can fork for their own use. In preparation for the event, IJNet and ICFJ Knight compiled 12 open source tools made by ICFJ Knight Fellows, along with their source code, here. Below, we’ve recapped some of the tools featured at the event that can be adapted for your newsroom: Ryan Nagle, lead developer at the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN), presented on tools he and INN staffers build to help other nonprofit news organizations.

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We’re Breaking Up: Rebecca Solnit on How Modern Noncommunication Is Changing Our Experience of Time, Solitude, and Communion Recently, while packing to move, I came upon a stack of letters from my Bulgarian grandmother. During my time in college, we wrote each other long, beautiful letters about once a month. Then she discovered the internet. Dyson Supersonic hair dryer is engineered to be quieter, easier to use, and less damaging to your precious mane. Dyson British engineer designer Sir James Dyson is known for obsessively high-tech, thoughtfully engineered reinventions of unglamorous everyday devices. He’s brought the world delux, bag-free vacuum cleaners and bladeless fans. And on Wednesday, after four years and $71 million of research and development by 103 engineers, Dyson unveiled his latest product—a sleek new Supersonic hairdryer that is meant to be an antidote to the bulky, loud, and scalp-scorching models the company says have gone mostly unchanged since the 1960s.

The Passion of Pasolini by Nathaniel Rich P.P.P.: Pier Paolo Pasolini and Death edited by Bernhart Schwenk and Michael Semff, with the collaboration of Giuseppe Zigaina Catalog of an exhibition at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 208 pp. (2005)

PMO - Ron Moy: A Daughter of Albion? - Kate Bush and mythologies of Englishness Ron Moy Senior Lecturer, Department of Media and Cultural Studies, Liverpool John Moores University Introduction Within the popular music world, Kate Bush is a longstanding commercial and artistic success. Her body of work is a rich terrain that allows for the critical exploration of a range of socio-musical dimensions. This essay will refer to one of these dimensions — the artist's relationship to English identity.