tumblr http://nhpr.org en Photographed, but not forgotten http://nhpr.org/post/photographed-not-forgotten <p>The “morgue” goes viral, millions of photos and story clippings dating back to the 1800’s, belonging to The New York Times archive (also known as the morgue) finds a new home on Tumblr.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 16:39:56 +0000 Virginia Prescott 4750 at http://nhpr.org Photographed, but not forgotten Friday Is For Memes: Texts From Hillary http://nhpr.org/post/friday-memes-texts-hillary <p>She&#39;s been Secretary of State, a US Senator, First Lady, <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/151790/barack-obama-hillary-clinton-again-top-admired-list.aspx" target="_blank">the world&#39;s most admired woman</a>... and now she&#39;s gone viral. Hillary Clinton is a meme, thanks to the <a href="http://textsfromhillaryclinton.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">Texts from Hillary Tumblog</a>.</p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:55:02 +0000 Brady Carlson 2981 at http://nhpr.org Friday Is For Memes: Texts From Hillary "Screenshots of Despair" Remind Us That On the Web, You Surf Alone http://nhpr.org/post/screenshots-despair-remind-us-web-you-surf-alone <p>As I write today&#39;s entry for &quot;Here&#39;s What&#39;s Awesome,&quot; I&#39;m listening to a tune by Richard and Linda Thompson called &quot;Lonely Hearts.&quot; The chorus speaks of lonely hearts in &quot;an ocean of loneliness&quot; and &quot;a shipwreck of pain.&quot; As if that wasn&#39;t sunny enough, along comes this cheerful verse:</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:53:08 +0000 Brady Carlson 2877 at http://nhpr.org "Screenshots of Despair" Remind Us That On the Web, You Surf Alone Kim Jong Il Didn't Just Look at Things, Says the Web http://nhpr.org/post/kim-jong-il-didnt-just-look-things-says-web <p>The famous Tumblog <a href="http://kimjongillookingatthings.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">Kim Jong-Il Looking At Things</a> has already updated its &quot;about&quot; section to read in the past tense - it now says &quot;the dear leader <em>liked </em>to look at things.&quot; Now the remixers have found a whole new side of the North Korean leader - as a DJ. Check out <a href="http://kimjongildroppingthebass.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">Kim Jong-Il Dropping the Bass</a> to see him in action.</p><p>[via <a href="http://twitter.com/cifanic" target="_blank">Cifanic</a>]</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 18:14:03 +0000 Brady Carlson 1024 at http://nhpr.org Kim Jong Il Didn't Just Look at Things, Says the Web