Solitude and a Pfizer sign set against Tokyo’s hazy skyline

A solitary, rather lonely looking figure, yet that small, and at the same time hugely significant Pfizer sign in the foreground is a nice reminder that more sociable times are finally set to return.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Tokyo, Pfizer

The Other Side

A look around Montmartre on the other side of the hill as I am usually in just one area. Sacre Coeur from below. Some of the beautiful mosaic tile work inside. I like this building. I see photos of it a lot on Instagram. Another view of the basilica. This is a little blurry. My friend and I were talking about my mother who had recently passed and I wondered if she was okay on the other side and right then the lights started flashing. The same thing had happened ...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Architecture, Paris, Montmartre, Sacre Coeur

At the Sunrise Café...

  ... you can talk about whatever you want. And you can do your shopping through the Althouse portal to Amazon — which is always right there in the sidebar.  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Snow, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Althouse

A New York company has created a wildly popular $21,000 DIY cabin that can be built in 3 days

The assembled Den A-frame cabin. Brandon Schulman Den Outdoors unveiled a $21,000 do-it-yourself A-frame Cabin kit that can be assembled in three days with the help of two or three people. The A-frame Cabin kit targets three segments that have experienced a shake-up during COVID-19 times: DIY-ers, remote and tiny living, and tourism. The interior can fit up to two people and the structure is only semi-permanent, which means it can be taken apart and moved as needed. The kit and Den Outdoor...
Tags: New York, Diy, Instagram, Trends, Tourism, Kit, Business Insider, Cabin, Tiny Home, Den, Tech Insider, Brittany Chang, COVID, Brandon Schulman Den Outdoors, Den Outdoors, Mike Romanowicz

AOC's cooking live streams perfect the recipe for making politics palatable

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is using her millennial’s instinct for social media and her star quality to get her message acrossWhen life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or talk up a storm about the minimum wage, healthcare and the existential struggle for democracy.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s latest Instagram live stream found the youngest woman ever elected to the US Congress standing at a chopping board with two lemons and a plastic jug as she expounded her political philosophy. Continue reading.....
Tags: Instagram, Congress, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, Aoc, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Burger King: #WhopperAndFriends

After its surprising and united message “Order from McDonald’s”, BURGER KING® France decides to go even further by providing visibility for independent restaurants on their Instagram account. An unprecedented social media campaign, imagined by Buzzman, available until the restaurants reopen on January 21, 2021. With the COVID-1...
Tags: Instagram, France, Advertising, McDonald, Buzzman, COVID

'I was amazed': meet the London teens recording the vivid lives of their streets

In our second report for this year’s Guardian and Observer appeal, we talk to photographers in Hackney, east London, recording their area’s culturePlease donate to our appeal hereThe young photographers of Future Hackney’s youth project were back on the street last week, cameras and equipment to hand, in the latest – socially distanced – chapter of their continuing enterprise to record the vivid lives and stories of Ridley Road, one of east London’s most vibrant communities.Tapiwa Cronin, 15, an...
Tags: Photography, London, Society, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Charities, Voluntary sector, Young People, Hackney, Ridley Road, Tapiwa Cronin, Kiarra Joseph, Donna Travis

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