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Science on social media

Science on social media
It isn’t hard to have a soft spot for science. It encompasses everything that’s interesting: nature, the universe, our bodies, our history. Biologists, archeologists, and cosmonauts have come to attain a well-deseved celebrity status in our culture for their amazing feats of discovery. In just a few decades science has gone from being perceived as... Read more »

The year in review, brought to you by the Web

Every year, the search and social media giants release their “year in review,” a timely site section recapping trends in everything from videos to Web searches and tweets. Besides being a succinct reminder of major news and pop culture events, this year’s offerings provide an eye-opening look at what captured our attention and stirred our... Read more »

Relive 90s pop culture with Cache Monet

Relive 90s pop culture with Cache Monet
Whether you experienced the ’90s as a kid or a teen, you probably can’t look back on the decade’s culture without getting a bit sentimental. It’s the era that brought us full-length CGI movies, Jurassic Park, and the World Wide Web. U2, Friends, Sonic the Hedgehog, and slap bracelets were everywhere. Countless movie franchises, toys, and... Read more »
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10 must-see Tumblr pages for those who don't tumble

10 must-see Tumblr pages for those who don't tumble
Social networks can be polarizing. The people who join them are often devout users, while those who don’t can’t fathom what the fuss is about. From the outside, some social sites feel like an exclusive club. You might not be ready to become a member, but you can’t help wonder what’s going on behind the... Read more »

Social media as art: Creativity goes digital

Social media as art: Creativity goes digital
This week, Tumblr launched Readymade, a theme – or Tumblr blog template – created expressly with the art world in mind. The fruit of a partnership between Tumblr, PR firm Fitz & Co, and theme developer Pixel Union, Readymade aims to give artists, art galleries, and museums a well-suited platform through which to share and promote their... Read more »

From "Books of Orange Is the New Black" to Amy Tan's meme: Digital media finds for readers

From "Books of Orange Is the New Black" to Amy Tan's meme: Digital media finds for readers
The characters in the Netflix series, “Orange Is the New Black” are many things. Criminals. Inmates. Yoga instructors. Readers. Leave it to book lovers to notice that everything from best sellers to cult novels and classic works of literature have been making an appearance in nearly every episode. If you want to know what Piper... Read more »
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