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Looking out a porthole window at the Harold Washington Library

Top 50 photos of 2010

My 50 most interesting photos posted in 2010 The following set was automatically created by dopiaza’s set generator. It’s a really cool script. Every day it checks the popularity ranking of all my photos I posted in 2010 and then ranks them in this 2010 most interesting set. I copied the images for this set […]

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Never before have we had so little time in which to do so much. President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never before have we had so little time in which to do so much, President Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Never before have we had so little time in which to do so much.” — President Franklin D. Roosevelt But my President Franklin D. Roosevelt, during your presidency of 1933-1945, there were many time-saving inventions; such as the photocopier, the ballpoint pen, and duct tape. Maybe we have little time; because the color television, invented […]

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Why do college sports fans hate the Big Ten's smart new logo? (and how to fix it)

Why do college sports fans hate the Big Ten’s smart new logo? (and how to fix it)

fastcodesign tweeted: Why Do College Sports Fans Hate the Big Ten’s Smart New Logo (by @PentagramDesign)? http://bit.ly/hRIHNc My response: Because these same college sports fans aren’t smart to begin with. Note, I’m not saying all college sports fans aren’t smart, I’m just saying the ones who think it took 25 seconds to make. Although, I […]

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Chicago Art Institute Lions with Christmas Wreath: 5

Art Institute Lions for Christmas 2011

Here’s what the Art Institute should do for their lion sculptures for Christmas 2011. Wrap them entirely in crochet. People would love it. Photo from http://animalnewyork.com/2010/12/wall-street-bull-crocheted/ Here’s what the Art Insitute of Chicago did in 2010: And what the lion sculptures wore in 2009: What do you think the Art Institute lions should wear for […]

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What would you do with 50 square meters of public space?

What would you do with 50 square meters of public space?

Seen via Wooster Collective. A few artists unofficially assembled a fence in the middle of the popular Palackeho square in Prague. The government officials were confused and didn’t do anything to it at first. The artists wanted to question what is public space? I want to question you, what would you do with this fenced-in […]

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Northwestern Metra train station (aka Ogilvie)

Being an optimist

Being an optimist simply brings lots of joy. We all like to enjoy. To enjoy is to have joy. The question is where does this joy come from? Not just mere happiness, but a true joy that comes from a true source. To find these sources, one certainly needs to approach it from a certain […]

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Chicago

Photo usage and rights

An interesting conversation was happening about using one of my photos on Brian Micklethwait’s blog. Brian debates about “what the owner of the photos would think.” It’s fun reading about this debate. Especially since I’m part of it. I’m totally with Brian Micklethwait. I very much like it when people post my photos WITH the […]

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