Tag Archives: Flickr

Quote Of The Day – Porno Pete

“Under Obama’s Navy, lesbians get the first traditional kiss; the sailor comes off the boat greeted by his spouse which is a woman usually, man-woman, woman-man, but now under Obama this political correctness we’re going to pretend that homosexuality belongs in the military. And actually Obama posted the photo of these two women kissing on his Flickr page which to ...

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The Bodega Cats Of New York City

New York City’s thousands of bodegas are ruled by thousands of cats. And now there’s a Flickr group devoted to them.

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Teabonics

Teabonics: a new Flickr group devoted to the misspelled signs of teabaggers.

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It’s Just A Glass Cube

Gothamist reports that after a study of millions of photos on Flickr, scientists at Cornell have concluded that the glass entrance to Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue basement Apple store is now the fifth most photographed object in NYC and the 28th most photographed in the world. The top four in NYC: Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central. Embiggen ...

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Aretha’s Big Hat, Part 3

To the left, our own Dr. Jeff models Aretha Franklin’s now-famous inauguration hat, which has caused a deluge of inquiries for its maker. The calls began to flood Luke Song’s hat shop not long after Aretha Franklin finished belting out “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” at President Barack Obama’s inauguration. Franklin, who wore a gray felt custom-designed hat from Mr. ...

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Weirdness From Flickr

I spent a few minutes last night watching Flickr’s super-weird “rainbow and photo-vomiting panda”, an image-streaming thingy in which the panda spits out photos as they are posted to Flickr. Kinda hypnotizing if you need to waste some time. Shrug.

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Rich Rooftops

Gothamist points us to a Flickr group called “Rich People Rooftops”, which chronicles the high-roller apartments that crown some of Manhattan’s buildings. Let’s see, in this one we have a swimming pool, a playground. and a hundred feet or so of windows. It’s livable. But also seems like it could be a health club.

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Flickr’s Song Chart Meme

I meant to mention this one a few weeks ago, but check out Flickr’s song chart meme, where members are using pie graphs, spreadsheets, and other dizzy data methods to chart out the meanings of pop songs.

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