Flickr, Pew, Genealogy, More: Afternoon Buzz, August 15, 2012

Oooh, check this out: vintage library posters from the 60s!

Speaking of Flickr, it was recently used to help identify a new insect species. I think Hock Ping Guek got ripped off, though — he should have gotten to name it…

Family Tree Magazine now has a genealogy conferences and events calendar.

Did you know that the USDA keeps a directory of Farmers Markets? I didn’t… over 7000 of ’em!

Pew has started a page devoted to the 2012 US presidential campaign.

I wish it was better annotated, but interesting: 100 Social History Web Sites.

Previously I have mentioned Larry Ferlazzo’s best sites for learning about the 2012 Olympics. He has already started a page of resources for the 2014 Winter Olympics. No time like the present…

In case you need a break, the Diablo 3 Starter Edition is now free to play for everyone. Good afternoon, Internet…

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