Friday, January 25, 2013

Civil War, Beautiful Pictures, and Infographics

The America Civil War is one of the most fascinating and yet tragic events in our history. It was the first American war to be photographed and many of those pictures can be found here at the American Civil War Photo Gallery. There are over 1400 photographs of the people, places, and events of this tragic war. The site has 20 photo albums and most contain dozens on up to hundreds of Civil War pictures. If you teach American history or are just interested in the Civil War, bookmark this site today.

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then this next website is a site to behold. Beauty in Everything is a site that features hundreds of photographs from Flickr. The subject matter of the photographs is widely varied and consists of people, animals, landscapes, nature, objects, cities and just about anything else. You can scroll through pages of beautiful photographs from today, yesterday, or go to their calendar and pick a date. You are sure to find many pictures that appeal to your sense of beauty.

The Infographic Directory, by David Eaves, offers a large collection of infographics found on the web. Infographics are a growing way to communicate information is a visually appealing way. You can scroll through each page, use the search bar, or select from the categories listed on the right hand side of the site. Even though this site is less than a year old, it has an extensive collection of infographics for you to enjoy.

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