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Animated GIF by Ivan Vidovic

Just relax, breathe normally and stare into the following GIF. Animated GIF by Ivan Vidovic on Ello. Yes, this is how we recruit. Enjoy that triggered latent1 homosexuality, y’all! I love how animated GIFs are making a comeback as art,...

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Point Cloud at The Yards Park

I missed the opening night of Light Yards but I took a few shots of Point Cloud this morning on my way in to the office. The sunrise was a lovely fiery burst on the horizon and framed the piece...

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Sheep Thrills from a Sheep Trick

Why did the sheep cross the field? Because it was being expertly herded! These mesmerizing scenes were caught on film by aerial photographer and pilot Tim Whittaker, from New Zealand. Whittaker has a longer video on his own channel, filmed...

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Give A Damn: Helen Mirren for Budweiser

Budweiser’s Super Bowl spot features Dame Helen Mirren admonishing anyone that might consider driving while under the influence. Hello, I’m Helen Mirren, a notoriously frank and uncensored British lady. The Collective “We” are dumbfounded that people still drive drunk. So...

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And they called it coffee love…

Truly is there any love better than coffee love? I saw this stock image in an article on my way to work and thought it was simply adorable! The Awkward Yeti expresses the love for coffee far better than I...

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Happy Hour Forever?

Waiting for the bus in Mount Pleasant on a day with far too many appointments, I saw that this restaurant had posted an unusual happy hour notice. Because of lingering old laws restricting happy hour, or in some cases just...

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Press Your Luck, Scooby Doo!

Did you ever wonder what it might have looked like if Fred Jones from Scooby Doo had a sister and she went on to be a contestant on the game show Press Your Luck? Yeah, me either. However, one never...

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Renwick Gallery – “Wonder”

The Renwick Gallery had been under renovation and repair and only just re-opened last month. Never one to pass up a new (or new to me) museum, I visited in the rainy and foggy days after Thanksgiving. The current exhibit...

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DC Public Library – #LoveDCPLGive

The DC Public Library has released a new video highlighting their artistic and cultural programs–including concerts, the maker-space and even dance parties–as part of their #LoveDCPLGive campaign. The video features music by local Washington DC band, Puff Pieces. The video...

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Paris Lights, Eiffel Tower by C.D.K

Just browsing through Tumblr, I saw this shot of Paris lights by C.D.K. Simply gorgeous. And a much braver street photographer than I. Not sure I’m ready to risk my camera to the elements like that. But it’s clear that...

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André Sousa: “Gin and Tonics”

André Sousa gives us a “then and now” look at ordering and making the very simple gin and tonic… More than a little reminiscent of Portlandia’s “Mixology” episode where Carrie is given a “ginger-based bourbon drink infused with honey, lemon,...

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Too Soon, Balloons!

Spotted these balloons a few days ago in the Columbia Heights metro station. I’d like to hope that they were for a birthday and happened to be someone’s favorite colors, but I know better. Those. Are. Christmas. Balloons. You know...

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Autumn Leaves

Pretty obvious this is the time of year for this song, lovelorn or not… The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold I see your lips, the summer kisses The sun-burned hands I used...

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Lonnie Gordon Flashback

Since cutting the cable (TV, not internet) cord and listening to music a lot more when I get in, I’ve found myself trying to find stations that play classic house and diva dance tracks. Mostly the stuff I listened to...