A backward society

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Great artists are always messengers of Truth. They may not speak through verbal language, or even the written word. But through their personal creativity, they are able to communicate deeper thoughts, and feelings, that conventional language often times cannot. And they do this in such a way that their chosen form of expression comes to be known invariably as Art… More at Anonymous.

Some interesting images here.

Europe’s rich photographic heritage

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Europeana Photography opens up Europe’s rich photographic heritage to everyone. Photography is a direct and effective connection between history and contemporary society. It allows people to connect with their past, with fellow European citizens, explore remote eras and locations, and better appreciate the value of their continental, national and local cultural heritage… More here.

A excellent new resource.

50 Shades of Day

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Whether you’re aware of it or not, you are constantly aware of the time in large part due to the position of the sun and the brightness outside… not just because you can look down at your phone or watch! This minimalistic clock takes inspiration from this concept and reinforces hour and minute hand time-telling with a shade changing face… More at YD.

Clever.

Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20 review

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There’s an identical 1.32-inch dual layer LCD colour touchscreen display with a 320 x 300 resolution that does have that rather unsightly black bar at the bottom that we’ve seen ruin other Android Wear smartwatches.

It’s certainly not the sharpest or the most vibrant display we’ve seen on a smartwatch either, but the monochrome mode does help to improve battery life. As far as screen visibility goes, it’s not great and struggles in bright sunlight even with the brightness levels turned up to the max. That’s a real bugbear for an outdoor watch, and when out trail running it was almost impossible to discern any information on the screen without stopping to shade it. Poor show… More at Wareable.

Surprised that this doesn’t do so well in the review.