LOLCAT ALERT. Or LOLPussy? Did people call cats pussies back then?
Peter TerVeer, a gay man, sued the Library of Congress in 2012. The federal trial court judge hearing his case says TerVeer can sue under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
Photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) made a survey of the Russian Empire with the support of Tsar Nicholas II. He used a special camera with red, green, and blue filters, which allowed them to be recombined and projected with filtered lanterns that nearly show their true color.
Here’s a relic from the astrophysicist’s childhood.
It’s not what you think it is. The Library of Congress is involved. Totally safe for work.
Officially? Yes. But it’s still not clear what that means.
Flickr teams with the Library Of Congress to release some of its amazing catalog of photos. We love it when the web gets used this well. The LoC has scanned in copyright-free photos for everyone to access and use. And they need your help - browse the collection and help out with tagging the images.
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