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[Infographic] How airlines around the world are using Instagram and what should you be doing
Editor's note: This is a guest post by UK-based Dirk Singer from The Rabbit Agency, which is the creative force behind BMI's rise on Instagram. -- A year ago, the mobile photo social network Instagram had less than ten million users. Yet it was growing faster than Facebook or Twitter were at comparable periods.
Talk:2012 phenomenon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia under "other concepts" section link there is a reference to Kalki, and it links to some god man instead of actual Kalki article itself. which is very misleading. please correct the link.
Europe Camping Guide | Klout
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Shortmail Opens Up New Front in the War on Email
News Shortmail Opens Up New Front in the War on EmailNow anyone can claim the name that says: "My time is valuable." Baltimore, Maryland - January 26, 2012 - Until today, Shortmail, the critically acclaimed 500-character messaging service, has been available only to Twitter users. Now Shortmail is available to everyone at
ShopHouse, Chipotle's New Asian Spin-Off, Opens In D.C. (PHOTOS)
WASHINGTON -- Chipotle's new Asian concept restaurant, ShopHouse, opened Thursday morning in Dupont Circle to little fanfare. Unlike other anticipated openings in the area, the wait for a meal was relatively short as curious patrons wandered in off Connecticut Avenue. In contrast, nearby burger spot Shake Shack's much-ballyhooed May opening came with hour-and-a-half-long lines and weeks of media buildup.
Become a Service Member — FoodCorps
FoodCorps service members implement a three ingredient recipe for healthy kids: Dig into the details of what service with FoodCorps looks like by visiting WHAT YOU'LL DO As a service member, you will be placed with one service site for your year-long term.
The Notion Of A Cultural Elite Is Threatening
We now live under the hybrid tyranny of middlebrow. No serious person believes the Oscars are a list of the best films, or the Grammys the best music. Charitably one could say they represent a kind of averaging out, an index of the taste of a group of informed people.
Class: Don George - Travel Writing Intensive | Book Passage
Six Tuesdays: Jan. 17-Feb. 21Don George's six-week Intensive Travel Writing workshop is patterned on a graduate school creative writing program. The primary emphasis is on the craft of travel writing. Students read and critique writing assignments each week in class. Assignments progress from a few paragraphs to full-length articles, with the goal of writing publishable-quality pieces.
Pythons Eating Through Everglades Mammals at "Astonishing" Rate?
From rabbits to deer to even bobcats, invasive Burmese pythons appear to be eating through the Everglades' supply of mammals, new research shows. Since the giant constrictors took hold in Florida in 2000, many previously common mammals have plummeted in number-and some, such as cottontail rabbits, may be totally gone from some areas.
Rare Pictures: Scott's South Pole Expedition, 100 Years Later
Photograph by Herbert G. Ponting, National Geographic Moustache encrusted with ice, photographer Herbert Ponting stands on an iceberg near McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, in 1911. Ponting was part of the scientific staff on the 1910-1912 Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole. British explorer and expedition leader Robert Falcon Scott reached the Pole on January 17, 1912.
Cajun Crayfish Invading Africa, Eating Native Species
It's a far cry from Cajun country, but a U.S. crayfish used in Southern cooking is now eating its way across Africa, scientists say. Without any native predators to keep it in check, the Louisiana crayfish, also known as the red swamp crayfish, is gobbling up small freshwater fish, fish eggs, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants.
Class: Don George - Travel Writing | Book Passage
Acclaimed travel writer and editor Don George will share his tips for success in the brave new worlds of travel publishing: from newspapers and magazines to blogs and books. Don is the author of the best-selling Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing, and is a Contributing Editor and Columnist for National Geographic Traveler and Special Features Editor for the popular travel website
Christine (The United States)'s review of Lost in Shangri-la
Awesome story and easy to read, although tinged with some sexism, sadly.Lost in Shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff is on Christine's read shelf. Christine gave...
#FriFotos: Huli Wigmen Take New York
This week’s #FriFotos* theme is EXOTIC, and New York City recently was the exotic playground for two visitors far, far away from home. To a Huli Wigman of Papua New Guinea, the streets of Manhattan have got to seem pretty exotic. And vice versa.
How Words With Friends Beat Scrabble At Its Own Game | Fast Company
In July, Megan Lawless married Jasper Jasperse, whom she met as a random opponent while playing the Scrabble-like game Words With Friends on her smartphone in 2009. At that time, Lawless, now 32, lived in Chicago while Jasperse, now 31, hailed from Amsterdam.
Paula Deen’s missed opportunity
I am a Brooklyn-based food writer who covers food politics, trends and sustainability issues. My work appears in the Washington Post, (where I was a staff writer), the New York Times, Slate, New York magazine and other publications. On this site, you will find my blog and links to my written work and my podcast, Smart Food.
New York tidal project ready to go with flow
Start spreading the news, New York could see a tidal energy array deployed in the East River by the end of next year, after the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) awarded its first pilot project license for a tidal energy project to developer Verdant Power Inc.
Bus2Antarctica: Lucky Miss
Andrew Evans is traveling by bus from Washington D.C. to Antarctica, and recounts a dangerous encounter while traveling through the Colombian Andes.