Category Archives: Weblogs (Blogs)

Weblogs (Blogs)

‘Remember the Internet’: An Encyclopedia of Online Life – The Atlantic

How do we memorialize life online when it’s constantly disappearing?

by Kaitlyn Tiffany, March 22, 2021

Jim Steele / Popperfoto / Getty / Wikimedia / The Atlantic

For many of us, for better or for worse, the internet is home.

Our communities are here, because many of them could not exist any other way.

Superfans, shitposters, amateur experts, wiki nerds, grizzled forum moderators, obsessive sneaker enthusiasts, and hobbyists who spend a substantial amount of their time photographing vintage Furbies in human clothes, for example—the cultural and creative output of these communities is enormous and ever growing.

Source: ‘Remember the Internet’: An Encyclopedia of Online Life – The Atlantic

Women’s History Month

Image credit: Graphic courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.

March is Women’s History Month

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

Girlhood (It’s complicated)

Spanning a timeframe of more than 200 years and showcasing over 200 objects, this exhibition examines the ways American girls have spoken up, challenged expectations and been on the frontlines of change.

Girlhood (It’s complicated) commemorates the anniversary of woman suffrage by exploring the concept of girlhood in the United States, but also how girls changed history in five areas: politics, education, work, health, and fashion. (Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History)
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Source: Women’s History Month

Condor Cam | San Diego Zoo Safari Park

This is a live stream from a habitat at the California Condor Breeding Facility at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

We hope you enjoy watching parents, Siwon (male, with #85 wing tag) and Sola (female, no wing tag) raise their male chick, Tiyep (hatched May 6, 2020).

Read  about this chick, and previous youngsters in our blogs.

Day and Night

From 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time, you’re watching the live cam while it’s daytime in San Diego. While it’s dark, from 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. we rebroadcast that morning’s stream.

Source: Condor Cam | San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The Writer’s Almanac for Friday, March 5, 2021 | Garrison Keillor

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“The law has nothing to do with justice, and injustice can’t be left unchallenged. So I decided to be a writer” – Leslie Marmon Silko, born this day in 1948…

Source: The Writer’s Almanac for Friday, March 5, 2021 | Garrison Keillor

Peter Ostroushko: Living in Wonderful Memories and in his Music Forever | Garrison Keillor

Peter picked up his dad’s mandolin when he was a child and that was the start. Soon he could play fiddle or guitar, too. He was a teenager in high school when he knocked on Rudy Darling’s door and said he lived a few houses away and heard Rudy playing as he was walking by […]

Source: Peter Ostroushko: Living in Wonderful Memories and in his Music Forever | Garrison Keillor