Month: May 2013

  • Flickr is Back! With a Design Overhaul and New Features

    I guess it is fair to say that Flickr has been loosing ground lately. Numerous similar services have come on the market, with easier interfaces and even better service. So, in an effort to make Flickr “awesome again,” Yahoo unveiled today their new and re-imagined Flickr with a new design and new features. Some of the major […]

  • 52 Characters From “The Wire”

    Unlike most TV shows, which manage their drama in three acts, episodes of The Wire typically take place across five. In interviews, David Simon, the show’s creator, has stressed the show’s underpinnings in Greek tragedy. So maybe it’s these enduring arcs and structures that are to blame for the show’s utter watchability. Click to enlarge. But it […]

  • Pantone Swatches For Beer

    There is no finer nerdom than beer nerdom. As oenophiles scrutinize the nose and legs of the fermented grape, so too do beer aficionados track the bite, mouthfeel, and froth of the grain. After a few thousand years of history, sheer obsession has elevated the humblest of home brews to a nuanced beverage worthy of […]

  • Different Types of Wine

    Do you know all of the different types of wine? This infographic from winefolly.com organizes almost 200 types of wine by taste and style. Take advantage of this chart as a great way to discover new types of wine.