Tokyo Racecourse photographed in a very different time

The photograph below was taken just shy of 7 years ago — a day when 130,000 spectators squeezed into Tokyo Racecourse for the Japan Derby. Not that long ago really, and yet in the current climate it almost looks like another world. All those people, hardly any masks, and, pandemic comparisons aside, an almost complete absence of smartphones. 2014, it turns out, wasn’t half bad, and perhaps appropriately, the winner that year was One and Only.
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How to Add Your Pronouns to Instagram, and Why Everyone Should (lifehacker)

You can now add your preferred pronouns to Instagram, and I highly encourage you to do so even if you feel like you don’t really need. The more people that do, the more we can normalize this behavior and make the process of sharing and accepting pronouns better for all.Read more... [Author: David Murphy]
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Patchwork garden.

[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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SAG/AFTRA Sign First Agreement On Social Media Influencers (What Does That Mean?)

The Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ national board voted to adopt its first-ever agree­ment for influencers—personalities and performers paid to promote products and services on networks like Instagram and TikTok, plus non-networked websites. In addition, those side hustles are no longer prohibited for current members of SAG-AFTRA. – Dance Magazine
Tags: Art, Media, Instagram, Screen Actors Guild, 05.12.21

The Game Boy Camera is a fantastic low-res art tool

Last year, I found a retro Game Boy Camera and printer attachment. These products debuted in 1998, and I love to use them to take and print photos. The Game Boy Camera (GBC) plugs into the top of the handheld Game Boy console. — Read the rest
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The Portfolio: Thobani K

The photographer considers water as a healing force as his cow gives birth The post The Portfolio: Thobani K appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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'Don't mind if I do': Kat Dennings engaged to musician Andrew W.K. after whirlwind romance

Kat Dennings announced her engagement to musician Andrew W.K. on Instagram Thursday after going Instagram official late April.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Millennials are flocking to fixer-uppers because it's the only way some can afford a home

Millennials are turning to fixer-uppers to get their hands on a home. Justin Lambert/Getty Images Millennials are buying fixer-uppers amid a cutthroat housing market that's overpriced and shrinking. Buying old homes and renovating them has made homeownership more attainable for the generation. But BofA Research data reveals many are taking out loans for home improvement projects. See more stories on Insider's business page. As prices for homes reach record-highs, millennials are tu...
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This gorgeous AC unit with a 30,000-person waitlist is finally back in stock

July's Instagram-ready window air conditioners (yes, we said Instagram-ready) come with a sleek modern profile and decorative panels — and now the unit is back in stock and ready to ship just in time for summer.
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Jungle Cruise to Debut in Theaters & on Disney+ With Premier Access

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram to confirm that Walt Disney Studios’ long-delayed action-adventure Jungle Cruise will now officially be having a simultaneous debut in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on Friday, July 30. In the same Instagram post, Johnson also shared a new teaser at the end which you can check below, providing new action-packed footage that also features a new look at Emily Blunt. This marks the fourth time this year that Disney decided to change...
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40% of kids under 13 already use Instagram and some are experiencing abuse and sexual solicitation, a report finds, as the tech giant considers building an Instagram app for kids

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2019. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan The report suggests that kids under 13 are already active on the platforms. As Facebook and Instagram's rules stand now, children under that age are not allowed on the apps. The report comes after 40 state attorneys general urged Facebook to scrap plans for Instagram for kids. See more stories on Insider's business page. Forty-five percent of kids under the age of 13 already use Facebook daily while 40% of children survey...
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Leading Thoughts for May 13, 2021

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Joann Lublin on how parenting can make parents better leaders and bosses: “A high proportion of younger mothers and fathers believe that parenthood makes them better leaders, another study revealed. About 55% of parents under 35 “strongly agree” that’s true—compared with 28% of ones over 45, a 2019 survey of 1,003 individuals with and without children...
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[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Sophie Turner Slams Paparazzi For Photographing Her Daughter: ‘It’s Disgusting’

The "Game of Thrones" star's Instagram video castigated photographers for going after her infant daughter Willa.
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This gorgeous AC unit with a 20,000-person waitlist is finally back in stock

July's Instagram-ready window air conditioners (yes, we said Instagram-ready) come with a sleek modern profile and decorative panels — and now the unit is back in stock and ready to ship just in time for summer.
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Beyoncé shows off major leg in a showstopping black dress 

Beyoncé did not come to play on Instagram this week (not that she ever does)....
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Instagram: How to Change Who Can See Your Pronouns

Instagram recently introduced the ability for users to add their pronouns to their profiles. By default, when someone adds their pronouns to their profile, everyone on Instagram will be able to see them. However, users have the option to only allow their followers to see this information. Our guide will show you how to change...
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Instagram: How to Add Your Pronouns to Your Profile

Instagram recently added a field to users' profiles that allows them to share their pronouns with the community. Our guide will show you how to do this. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram application on iOS. Step 1: On your Instagram profile, tap "Edit Profile." Step 2: Tap "Pronouns." Step 3: Type one...
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How Instagram plans to prioritize smaller, emerging creators

Instagram. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:An Instagram exec says Reels is the "biggest opportunity" for audience growth on the appThe top lawyers and law firms for influencersHow much money a YouTuber makes for 100,000 viewsAn ex-employee sues influencer James Charl...
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Backyard protractor wheatfield.

 Yes, it's our backyard. Yes, it's a wheatfield. Obviously, it's in the shape of a protractor — an old-time-y open-center protractor. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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PSA: Google Photos Unlimited Storage Ends Next Month, Here's How to Export Your Pictures to iCloud

For as long as it's existed, Google Photos has offered free unlimited storage for uploading images at a reduced yet good enough quality for most users. From June 1, 2021, however, all photos and videos uploaded to Google accounts will count against users' cloud storage. If you've been relying on Google to back up your media library, it may be time to move that content elsewhere. This article shows you how. High Quality vs Original Quality Uploads Google Photos has traditionally offered two...
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Actress Eva Longoria Stepped Out in a Gorgeous Dress from designer Julea Domani for Zeena Zaki!

Screen Actors Guild Award-Winning Actress Eva Longoria stepped out for “Golden Hour” and posted a photo of herself wearing a  gorgeous off-the-shoulder, ruffled gown by designer Julea Domani by Zeena Zaki!     Photo is from Eva Longoria’s Instagram account!     Eva Longoria posted a stunning photo of herself during “Golden Hour” wearing an off-shoulder ruffled gown by […] The post Actress Eva Longoria Stepped Out in a Gorgeous Dress from designer Julea Domani for Zeena Zaki! first appeared on LA...
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Marcella the Cheesemonger

SAVE THE DATE! Please join me for my live, Facebook Fabulous Food Tour on the Rue des Martyrs on Wednesday, May 19 10am EST (east coast time), 9am Midwest time, 7am, West coast time, and 4pm Paris time. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot.  Despite a few misgivings about Facebook in regard to some of their practices and policies, I still think their initial idea of connecting people is a fantastic idea. While I have connected with many long-lost friends and high school classmates, I have ma...
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Al Roker shares upsetting news with his fans

Al Roker has taken to Instagram to mourn the death of a beloved pillar of the community....
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From London to Beijing on the old Silk Road – a photo essay

Taken on a 25,000-mile trip across 16 countries, these images capture cities, landscapes and people along the trading route – and the pre-Covid freedom of cross-border travelI set off on my dream journey from London to Beijing in the halcyon days of 2019. It’s a trip that seems unimaginable today. Travelling overland, I wanted to experience the transitions between cultures, to understand more about what connects us. I was also interested to see the legacy of exchange along the Silk Road trade ro...
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