4 Free Photo-Sharing Alternatives For Anyone Who Left Instagram

012513_rg_InstagramAlternatives_01.jpgHopefully you’ve been able to try out one or a few of the 6 photo editing apps we shared earlier. Now we’re following up with some options to take those processed images and share them online, with some of the best photo sharing apps (not called Instagram)… More

Seasons In Flickr

Colors seen throughout the seasons in Flickr

Neat visualization of the color of the seasons seen in Flickr. It was generated by Flickr Flow for the Boston Magazine. {via kottke}

How to Monitor Your Home Utilities Usage Using Webcams and Google Android

060809_rg_howto_util_01.jpgIt’s always good to find new ways of saving money. One of the easiest ways is monitoring the amount of electricity that you use, plus the amount of water and gas. This lets you see how to curtail needless spending. We’ve featured a bunch of different devices that can help you with this, but there are currently none available that let you monitor the amount of water and gas that your home spends. Moto Labs have come up with an innovative, yet time consuming way of doing this.

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MIT’s The World’s Eyes Using Flickr

Los Ojos Del Mundo
Los Ojos Del Mundo

The traces left behind by the tourist can be revealed by the collection of the photos they took. What are the most visited and documented buildings? What landscape got the most people excited? Did our newly created fountain really catch the visitors eye? These questions are hard to tell without a documentation and thankfully Flickr is there to provide this data.


This looks pretty cool, but it’s not an app, it’s just a bunch of videos. Still, the concept is really interesting.

Guðleifsdóttir Crisis

Guðleifsdóttir (daughter of Guðleif) is a photographer from Iceland and she puts her pics on flickr. Only Dreaming started selling prints of her pics without her permission on ebay. Her lawyers weren’t able to help her, so the flickr community came up with interesting solutions. Flicker censored the thread but has since apologized for it .

Flickr Finds: Two Glass Table Imac Setup


Guillaume Laplace has got a really nice home office setup. Two glass desks form a 90 degree angle in a corner. We usually see this setup with wooden tables, but it just looks better with glass. For some reason, glass and Apple products mix well together. His desk real estate is large enough for a lot of gear, from iPods to iPhones.

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