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Network effect. (#76)

Catch your breath: New York City streets in slow-motion.

Where’s your secret sanctuary?
wnyc:

"Because so much of New York is torn down and rebuilt all the time, anything that survived, especially if it’s shown its age, is all the more precious. I want to hang on to these things for as long as I can because they go away." —William Akers, Brooklyn resident, The Abandoned Garden of Prospect Park

Where’s your secret sanctuary?

wnyc:

"Because so much of New York is torn down and rebuilt all the time, anything that survived, especially if it’s shown its age, is all the more precious. I want to hang on to these things for as long as I can because they go away." —William Akers, Brooklyn resident, The Abandoned Garden of Prospect Park

Always a pleasure working with the infamous Ken Burns. The Roosevelts premieres on PBS September 14!
pbsthisdayinhistory:

September 5, 1905: Theodore Roosevelt Negotiates a Peaceful Settlement of the Russo-Japanese War
On this day in 1905, peace delegates in New Hampshire signed the Treaty of Portsmouth which officially ended the Russo-Japanese War, a conflict over control of Manchuria and Korea. The Japanese emerged victorious as the first non-Western world power.  Theodore Roosevelt, who helped mediate the treaty negotiations, later won the Nobel Peace Prize for his achievement.  
Watch real footage of Theodore Roosevelt receiving the Nobel Peace Prize with this preview from Ken Burns’s The Roosevelts.
Photo: Russian and Japanese peace delegates with Teddy Roosevelt in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1905. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University

Always a pleasure working with the infamous Ken Burns. The Roosevelts premieres on PBS September 14!

pbsthisdayinhistory:

September 5, 1905: Theodore Roosevelt Negotiates a Peaceful Settlement of the Russo-Japanese War

On this day in 1905, peace delegates in New Hampshire signed the Treaty of Portsmouth which officially ended the Russo-Japanese War, a conflict over control of Manchuria and Korea. The Japanese emerged victorious as the first non-Western world power.  Theodore Roosevelt, who helped mediate the treaty negotiations, later won the Nobel Peace Prize for his achievement. 

Watch real footage of Theodore Roosevelt receiving the Nobel Peace Prize with this preview from Ken Burns’s The Roosevelts.

Photo: Russian and Japanese peace delegates with Teddy Roosevelt in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1905. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University

DKC hit the runway with Modabox at the South Street Seaport during New York Fashion Week! See more photos here. 

DKC hit the runway with Modabox at the South Street Seaport during New York Fashion Week! See more photos here

[social sandbox] plucking out a quote or fact, YO, Spotify Map

A daily snapshot of all things digital from the innovative NPR Digital team.

socialmediadesk:

PLUCKING OUT A QUOTE OR FACT CAN BE THE BASIS FOR A BLOG POST: Former Kroc Fellow Alan Yu writes: “I read Gizmodo regularly and I came across this post, which is pretty much just one line from an interview on Fresh Air. I thought it was nice that the blogger just pull one fact out of a…

A look back at our NoMad neighborhood.

nprfreshair:

Flatiron in Summer, 1948

A look back at our NoMad neighborhood.

nprfreshair:

Flatiron in Summer, 1948

What’s good here? Find out even faster in the all-new Foursquare.

foursquare:

Ever sit down at a restaurant, open up the menu, and feel overwhelmed by the choices? Maybe you came in wanting salmon, but now the pasta dishes sound really good. What you really want to know is what your friends recommend. Now, with ‘Here’ in the new Foursquare, you can see what’s good here…

DKC Connect had a fun morning with the StumbleUpon team and #NYCInterns. 

orphanblack:

We had a Tumblr #CloneClub party at San Diego Comic-Con and the entire cast of Orphan Black showed up to surprise us.