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16 Terrifying Wikipedia Pages About Ghosts That Will Make You Lose Your Shit

Don’t read this in bed at night. Honestly.<p>1. The Bélmez Faces<p>These spooky images started to spontaneously appear on the concrete floor of the Pereira family home in Spain way back in 1971. At first, the family destroyed the creepy images, but they would always come back. Some paranormal …

Street Art Eye Candy: 12 Cities Every Artsy Traveler Will Love [Slideshow]

1 / 12<p>©Geraint Rowland/Flickr, Creative Commons<p>Mexico City, Mexico<p>Spurred on by projects through the last several decades, Mexican artists—and those …

Street Art

21 high-paying side jobs you can do in your spare time

Group fitness instructor<p><i>Alli Harvey / Stringer / Getty Images</i><p><b>Pay:</b> Up to $53 an hour<p><b>Type of flexibility:</b> Part time<p><b>Description:</b> Group Fitness …

Employment

Free stock photo websites that will enrich your blog without costs

Finding the right image to accompany your article or act as the perfect backdrop for an illustration is at times easier said than done, and if you …

Web Design

50 Things No One Tells You About Becoming A Parent

You won’t find this stuff in the baby books.<p>1. Your kid will cry out for you the most on nights you stay up a little later than usual.<p>Binge-watching goes hand in hand with binge nightmare-soothing/water-getting.<p>2. At some point you will accidentally hurt your kid and feel like the worst parent ever.<p>…

Kids

Mind Your Manners When it Comes to Visuals! by Sheila B Robinson

Say cheese! It’s me, <b>Sheila B Robinson</b>, AEA365’s Lead Curator and sometimes Saturday contributor. We have featured a number of blog posts over the …

Connectivism

World’s most powerful countries revealed

<i>US News</i> and World Report released its latest edition of ‘Best Countries‘ study where they evaluated 80 countries on a wide range of criteria …

Pakistan

How to Simplify Flickr Photo Attribution – ProfHacker - Blogs

We’ve long been fans of Flickr here at ProfHacker. For example, it’s where we get most of the lead images for our posts and we’ve recommended using …

Flickr

FedEx Can Keep On Copying for Creative Commons Licensee

Fed Ex Office and Print Services recently scored a victory in <i>Great Minds v. FedEx Office and Print Services, Inc.</i>, securing dismissal of a copyright …

School Districts

19 Food Quirks Scottish People Don’t Realise Are Super Weird

We do some fucking strange things to our pies.<p>1. Having chips with pizza…<p>Deep-frying pizza isn’t actually a Scottish idea, they actually do it in Italy too, and call it “Pizza Fritta”. But no self-respecting Italian would pair a pizza with chips.<p>2. ….and with your curry.<p>Potatoes make a great curry …

Foodies

Cutting the cord

Audio-only stream below<p>Download it directly with this link<br>• Subscribe with your favorite Podcatcher: Audio feed | Google Play Music | Pocket Casts | …

Google Play

Dad 'drugged his daughters friends and raped them'

A father plied his daughter’s school-aged friends with drugs and alcohol before encouraging them to strip off and having sex with them, an Australian …

22 Things No One Ever Tells You About Pregnancy

Where did all these freckles come from?<p>1. In the early days of pregnancy, you are both pregnant and not pregnant.<p>Doctors calculate pregnancy from the first day of the mother’s last period. So if you’re pregnant, for at least the first few days of your official pregnancy, <i>you weren’t pregnant at …

Pregnancy

18 Life-Changing Ways To Chill The Fuck Out In Scotland

Fancy staying in a secluded treehouse, trying paddle board yoga, or relaxing in a bubbling spa beside a loch? Come to Scotland.<p>1. Take an outdoor bath at the EcoYoga Centre.<p>Nope, this amazing retreat isn’t hidden deep within a tropical rainforest – it’s actually in Argyll and Bute. You can choose …

Scotland

Important Ruling On Perennially-Problematic Creative Commons Non-Commercial License

Techdirt has been warning about the problems with the Creative Commons Non-Commercial License (CC NC) for many, many years. Last September, Mike …

FedEx

19 Of The Most Beautiful Aboriginal Australian Words

Always was, always will be.

19 Tourists Who Are 100% Done With Britain

I don’t think these TripAdvisor users will be visiting again anytime soon.<p>1. Big Ben, London<p>2. Eden Project, Cornwall<p>3. Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth<p>4. Millennium Bridge, Gateshead<p>5. Brighton Pier<p>6. Stonehenge, Wiltshire<p>7. Lake Windermere, Cumbria<p>8. The London Eye<p>9. Portmeirion, Gwynedd<p>10. Edinburgh …

England

The Power of a Rainbow: Tracing the Meteorological Phenomenon in Art and Culture

A double rainbow stands over a group of palm trees. | Photo: Don Miller/Flickr/Creative Commons License<p>It seems only a fool would underestimate the …

Frank Zappa

Study Python with Open-Source Books

By way of a brief introduction, Python is a high-level, general-purpose, structured, powerful, open source programming language that is used for a …

Programming

16 Batshit Space Conspiracy Theories That Will Freak You The Fuck Out

The truth is out there, and so are dead astronauts and 13,000-year-old satellites.<p>1. The Black Knight satellite<p>This 1998 photo allegedly shows the “Black Knight satellite”, a so-called alien artefact said to have been orbiting the Earth for 13,000 years. Theorists claim the satellite was the source …

UFOs

How To Properly Search For and Attribute Creative Commons Photos

If your students are content creators (and honestly, most of them are), they already know that high-quality images make their work stand out. They …

Creativity

23 Of The Weirdest Things People Have Purchased While Drunk

“I bought a year subscription to Plenty of Fish for a fake profile that I made for a dolphin.”<p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us some of the weird things they’ve purchased while drunk. Here are some of the best responses:<p>1.<p><b>2.</b> “Three copies of <i>The Color Purple</i>, a pair of inflatable …

These Blood Orange Spritz Cookies Look and Taste like Spring

Directions<p>Preheat oven to 375 degrees.<p>Zest the orange with the fine side of a grater. Slice in half and juice both halves.<p>In a mixing bowl combine …

Beverages

Pixar Releases new Textures Library as Creative Commons

Pixar has released their 'One Thirty' texture pack, a collection of images from 1993 that were actually used in their movies. The textures have been …

Graphics

Odd lawsuit fails to ding FedEx for allowing copies of CC-licensed material

Judge dismisses case that could have upended Creative Commons copyright model.<p>Creative Commons, the free culture licensing scheme, has survived a …

FedEx

Creative Commons staves off death blow to “noncommercial” licensing

Creative Commons, the free culture licensing scheme, has survived a far-reaching legal challenge to its "noncommercial" licensing platform. It was a …

Mine by Right: Copyright in Aotearoa

<b>In a knowledgeable essay, Elizabeth Heritage explores the copyright decisions you make every day, and tackles the difficult issues of digital</b> …

Publishing

Film Emulsions with a Look You Can't Get in Digital Photography

<i>Lead photo by Doctor Popular. Used with a Creative Commons License.</i><p>There are loads and loads of film emulations that have been more or less copied …

Photography

Are textbooks in or out? The state of open educational resources

Open education is a hot topic in both the K-12 and higher education spaces due to a number of factors, including the desire to make education more …

Instructional Design