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life:

Not originally published in LIFE: Gene Kelly rehearses with dancers at the Paris Opera, 1960.
LIFE offers rare photographs of the protean dancer, singer, actor, producer, director and choreographer in France in 1960, as he enjoys a prestigious off-screen career highlight: creating a ballet for the storied Paris Opera.
See the photos here.

life:

Not originally published in LIFE: Gene Kelly rehearses with dancers at the Paris Opera, 1960.

LIFE offers rare photographs of the protean dancer, singer, actor, producer, director and choreographer in France in 1960, as he enjoys a prestigious off-screen career highlight: creating a ballet for the storied Paris Opera.

See the photos here.

quesrah:

I would have liked this telegram better if it had said HONK HONK HONK STOP HONK HONK HONK HONK HONK HONK HONK STOP.
todaysdocument:

Harpo Marx Telegram to John F. Kennedy July 14, 1960
In this telegram, comedian Harpo Marx congratulates then-Senator John F. Kennedy on receiving the Democratic Party nomination for the Presidency.

quesrah:

I would have liked this telegram better if it had said HONK HONK HONK STOP HONK HONK HONK HONK HONK HONK HONK STOP.

todaysdocument:

Harpo Marx Telegram to John F. Kennedy July 14, 1960

In this telegram, comedian Harpo Marx congratulates then-Senator John F. Kennedy on receiving the Democratic Party nomination for the Presidency.

timemagazine:

This amazing video was created using the audio of our 10 Questions interview with astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson as he talks about what he considers the universe’s most incredible fact. (That’s our Gilbert Cruz interviewing him.) 

redscharlach:

Otters Who Look Like Benedict Cumberbatch: A Visual Examination.

All otters are from The Daily Otter, for all your ottery Tumblr needs!

Security Council:The situation concerning Iraq

un-library:

Thursday, 19 July 2012

The Security Council will meet this afternoon on the situation concerning Iraq to discuss third report of the Secretary-General,(S/2012/535) pursuant to resolution resolution 2001 (2011)

Additional resources:

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staff:

Introducing the new and very improved way to customize your blog
With themes organized by category, realtime previews, and an advanced code editor, it’s never been faster or easier to make your blog yours.
Internet Explorer users will still see the old Customize interface while we wrap up IE testing.

staff:

Introducing the new and very improved way to customize your blog

With themes organized by category, realtime previews, and an advanced code editor, it’s never been faster or easier to make your blog yours.

Internet Explorer users will still see the old Customize interface while we wrap up IE testing.

dustyprogrammer:

  1. Create a site.xml this can be a bit tricky with Tumblr [in order to generate your own], I heard of a couple of places where you can do this but I haven’t been able to get any of them working, but if your keen and want to use the one they provide it can be found here :…

soundcloud:

Tumblr and SoundCloud both are fantastic communities of people expressing themselves through the things they create; we think bringing them together is like a match made in heaven. So from today, we are thrilled to announce along with the fine folks from Tumblr that you can now easily share the…

smarterplanet:

Disposable body metric patch from BodyMedia coming later this year | The Verge
The Body Monitory Patch is a disposable body patch designed to track calorie burn, steps, and more — BodyMedia claims it collects 5,000 data points per minute. 
via thisistheverge:

smarterplanet:

Disposable body metric patch from BodyMedia coming later this year | The Verge

The Body Monitory Patch is a disposable body patch designed to track calorie burn, steps, and more — BodyMedia claims it collects 5,000 data points per minute. 

via thisistheverge:

staff:

Tumblr iPhone 2.0: Now available on the App Store

We’re excited about this one! The app has been recoded, rewired, and rethought from the ground up to offer you the very best Tumblr experience:

  • Brand new interface: Browsing your dashboard, creating a post, managing multiple blogs — the most important features are within reach so you can interact with Tumblr effortlessly while you’re on-the-go.
  • Creating a post: Now easier than ever! Sharing photos, videos, links, chats, text, quotes and audio is front and center. Advanced options like saving drafts and queuing posts are one swipe away.
  • Messages: View and reply to messages for each of your blogs.
  • Address book: Find people to follow from your phone’s address book.
  • New users: Signing up is now native inside the app. 

There are tons more features and details that are awesomely crafted.

Check it out on the App Store!