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2009-10-30 07:14:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- LIFE.com (http://life.com) today announced that it will now feature animated video galleries of some of its most iconic and powerful photography, including collections featuring Marilyn Monroe and the first lunar landing, powered by video creation platform Animoto (http://animoto.com). Through its partnership with Animoto, users will now have access to certain LIFE.com photo galleries in video format, letting them experience some of the world's most...

2009-07-08 08:30:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- FROM THE EDITORS OF LIFE MAGAZINE comes LIFE Michael: 1958-2009, one of one of the most intimate and all embracing Michael Jackson portfolios available - including seven never-before-seen photographs and many photographs taken exclusively for LIFE from the LIFE archives. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090708/NY43168 ) Millions of photographs have been taken of Michael Jackson but rarely has a collection captured the personal side of...

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2009-06-01 20:10:00

Previously unpublished photos taken of Marilyn Monroe at age 24, before she became a Hollywood sex symbol, have been discovered in the archives of Life.com. The actress and model died of a drug overdose in 1962 at age 36. In honor of what would have been her 83rd birthday Monday, Life.com posted Life photographer Ed Clark's 1950 pictures on its Web site. The photos discovered last month show the future bombshell looking pretty, but demure, wearing a long-sleeved, button-down shirt or bikini...

2009-03-31 08:00:00

www.life.com Consumers now have access to the largest professional photography collection online in an engaging environment curated by LIFE's editors NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- LIFE.com launches today, inviting consumers to "see your world" in a way never before possible. The new Web site is a joint venture between Time Inc. and Getty Images Inc., pairing both companies' expansive photo collections to create the most comprehensive photo experience available online. The curated site...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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