Facebook buying Instagram

In what will undoubtedly be the biggest social media story of the day, Facebook announced that it is buying the popular photo-sharing service Instagram for $1 billion. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the news on his Facebook timeline, of course. In the post, Zuckerberg writes that Facebook needs to be “mindful about keeping and building… Continue reading Facebook buying Instagram

The day Albert Einstein died

Life magazine has published these images, taken by photographer Ralph Morse shortly after Albert Einstein’s death on April 18, 1955. From the notes accompanying the photos: Armed with his camera and a case of scotch — to open doors and loosen tongues — Morse compiled a quietly intense record of an icon’s passing. But aside… Continue reading The day Albert Einstein died