Consumerist Friday Flickr Finds

Here are eight of the best photos that readers added to the Consumerist Flickr Pool in the last week, picked for usability in a Consumerist post or …

Consumer Protection

Instagram eliminated Swarm & Flickr integration and no one noticed

If you’ve tried sharing your Instagram posts to other social media accounts in the last day or two, you may have noticed the available sharing options trimmed down slightly. As it stands, there are options for Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, and nothing else.<p>Do you get the feeling something’s …

Build A Pub And We'll Tell You What You're Like When You're Drunk

"Get outta my pub!" – You, when someone starts causing trouble.

10 Most Romantic Destinations in the US to fall in love with

The key to any great romantic getaway travel is a great romantic destination. There are so many gorgeous places to kiss in the rain or under the …


Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Showcase – 7 May 2017

Every single vignette in this weeks’ Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group Showcase offers a renewed sense of ‘anything is possible’. It is, if we …


Why We Continue To Use Crappy Old Apps Like Flickr

I <i>just</i> migrated my photos off of Flickr. Yes, it's 2017, and I was still using Flickr. Why? Because I'd been using it since 2005, it's free, and the …


Try This Lavender Lemonade To Help Alleviate Headaches And Anxiety

For as long as I can remember, lavender has always been regarded as a powerful plant because of its ability to treat a wide variety of conditions and …


This British Food Quiz Will Determine If You're More Northern Or Southern

Time to find out for sure.


The 20 Best Mexican Restaurants in the United States

Out of all the perks we in the U.S. get from having Mexico as our next door neighbor, the prevalence of tortilla-wrapped, chili-marinated, …


Pick Some Cheese To Snack On And We'll Tell You If You're A Cat Person Or A Dog Person

It's a <i>gouda</i> thing to know.

24 time-saving hacks that will free up hours in your weekly schedule

Research about productivity teaches us one clear lesson: Multitasking doesn't work.<p>So what are busybodies of the 21st century to do?<p>According to users in a recent Quora thread, there are a range of daily behaviors people can tweak — even just slightly — to free up lots of extra time during the week.<p>…


This Quiz Will Tell You What Kind Of Wine You Might Actually Like (No Really)

Are you more about bold and oak-y, or a light citrus breeze?


Learn to surf without being a nightmare to others

The ocean water at Dana Point is creeping into the 60s. At Rockaway Beach, it recently hit 50. And, of course, those spoiled saps in Saint Augustine …


Ethical hacker rewarded $7,000 by Yahoo for disclosing security flaw in Flickr

An ethical hacker has been awarded $7,000 (approximately Rs 4.5 lakh) by Yahoo for disclosing a security flaw in the software company’s photo sharing …

Information Security

Flickr account hijack flaw earns researcher $7k

The bug bounty was issued for a bug in Flickr allowing for complete account takeovers.<p>Yahoo has awarded a researcher $7,000 for disclosing a Flickr …

Information Security

13 horribly designed everyday products that need to be reinvented

We shouldn't have to worry that our simplest household products will let us down.<p>But plenty of them do — on a daily basis.<p>For every perfectly crafted Dixon-Ticonderoga pencil, there's a shampoo bottle that will never get completely empty.<p>Here are the everyday products we've been using for decades …


The Digital Wunderkammer: Flickr as a Platform for Amateur Cultural and Heritage Content

Abstract<p>Abstract:<p>Many memory institutions are now digitizing their holdings to provide online access. Although recent developments in technology have …

Johns Hopkins University

10 of the best jobs of 2017

What jobs are hot right now?<p>It can be hard to tell, sometimes. After all, just because a gig is well-paying now doesn't mean it is projected to grow in future.<p>Using the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, job site CareerCast just released rankings of occupations based on four …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

21 British Food Facts That Are Totally And Undeniably True

Is it really your birthday if there’s no Colin the Caterpillar cake?<p>1. Weetabix is the only cereal that should ever come in landscape.<p>2. It’s not a real birthday party if there’s no Colin the Caterpillar cake.<p>3. Unless you’re under 7 years old, in which case jelly and ice cream is mandatory.<p>4. You …

Food (UK)

Flickr goes (more) international, adds versions for 130 countries, 10 languages

Why it matters to you<p>More users now have access to Flickr's mobile app, making it easier to upload images without a desktop computer.<p>Flickr’s mobile …


8 minor changes that will make your work and life more enjoyable

I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us follow-through because committing to something that’s going to change our lives is a daunting and massive undertaking, right?<p>Not necessarily.<p>Instead of focusing on huge, radical steps, …


19 foods you think are healthy but actually aren't

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Social media, advertisements, and product labels all help to make certain unhealthy foods seem healthy.</b>• <b><br>For example, sugar-free foods often have artificial sweeteners, which are bad for you, and fat-free foods are usually high in sugar.</b>• <b><br>Other misleading foods include granola,</b> …


The 25 most dangerously polluted cities in the US

More than 125 million Americans live in counties with unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to the American Lung Association's 2017 "State of the Air" report.<p>Pollution leads to various kinds of nasty health outcomes, including asthma, lung cancer, and shortened lifespans.<p>The report, released …


Flickr’s Main Site Now Displays Well on Mobile Devices (Finally)

Over the past several years, the Web has been moving away from having separate website URLs for mobile and desktop versions and toward having a …

We asked a nutritionist for his best advice on how to look and feel healthier if you only have a week

Didn't hit your fitness and diet goals in time for spring? Don't fret.<p>There are still plenty of things you can start doing now to look and feel healthier.<p>You're probably not going to wake up looking like an underwear model tomorrow — but you can certainly start feeling better and improving your …


Flickr Site Now Great on my iPhone Too

Someone's ToDo List item got checked off today. The website now renders beautifully on mobile devices as well as on the …


In praise of Flickr

Matt Haughey comes not to bury Flickr, but to praise it.<p>Flickr represents one of the very best of things in the history of the internet. It was the …


The Flickr Explore page is still really amazing

Tim Carmody is guest hosting this week and asked for the best of the best, to produce a mixtape of the Internet. And here’s my vote for a …


The best view in every state

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>If you're in New Orleans go to the rooftop at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel or if you're in Utah go to Angel's Landing.</b>• <b><br>These are the places to go in every state for the best jaw-dropping view.</b><p>The United States isn’t just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though …

Adventure Travel

8 Photos of Cats Who Are Ready for Their Hot Dates

We all like to get dolled up for date night. It feels good to know you look good, and that confidence shines right through. I remember when I first …