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Search Blog — Oct 2009

  • October
    30

    Where Do The Zombies Gather on This All...

    There is a crisp bite in the air, a light drizzle coming down and fog covering the ground on this All Hallows Eve , and we’re starting to get scared. With Halloween upon us we suspect you have begun to gather your fellow vampires, witches, goblins, and if you dare zombies for this frightful occasion. We over here at Bing have gathered a few zombies together to inspire some last minute costumes ideas, in our newest visual search experience (still in beta) - feel free to explore and refine to find the perfect Halloween inspiration. What does tomorrow hold for you? Some tricks or treats? A Halloween party or two? Maybe a trip to a haunted house or maybe even a haunted mansion ? Wherever the day and night takes you, we hope it is ghoulish, creepy and the most of all fun! Happy Halloween! Kristin Meldahl – Bing Other posts of interest: Haunted hotels: Discover a room with a boo Bug Killer – A Channel 9 Halloween special It’s a Full Moon for Bing Today Ghost? Bumble bee? No? Ok, This Year it is a Vampire! There is a crisp bite in the air, a light drizzle coming down and fog covering the ground on this All Hallows Eve , and we’re starting to get scared. With Halloween upon us we suspect you have begun to gather your fellow vampires, witches, goblins, and if you dare zombies for this frightful occasion. We over here at Bing have gathered a few zombies together to inspire some last minute costumes ideas, in our newest visual search experience (still in beta) - feel free to explore and refine to find the perfect Halloween inspiration. What does tomorrow hold for you? Some tricks or treats? A Halloween party or two? Maybe a trip to a haunted house or maybe even a haunted mansion ? Wherever the day and night takes you, we hope it is ghoulish, creepy and the most of all fun! Happy Halloween! Kristin Meldahl – Bing Other posts of interest: Haunted hotels: Discover a room with a boo Bug Killer – A Channel 9 Halloween special It’s a Full Moon for Bing Today Ghost? Bumble bee? No? Ok, This Year it is a Vampire!
  • October
    30

    Bing for mobile now live at m.bing.com

    Today we released an update to the Bing for mobile browser at m.bing.com. In addition to being a great resource for local searches, quick answers, and maps, we have some new features to tell you about: NFL feature – type a team or player and see upcoming games, stats, and scores. While the game is on, you can get real-time updates on the plays. (U.S. only) Flight status – enter the airline and flight number and get the latest departure and landing times. Bing for touch devices Great news for you touch phone owners in the U.S.: we have a new version of Bing just for high-resolution touch devices. We optimized for touch navigation to make the most of your phone, and added a great new Movies feature. Search for Movies in your city, and you’ll see the movies playing nearby, showtimes, overviews, and even trailers and video clips. You can get to this version by going to m.bing.com with your iPhone, Zune HD , T-Mobile G1 , Verizon Imagio , or Samsung Omnia . We’ll be adding support for new devices over the next couple of months. Try Bing today at m.bing.com Give the updated Bing a try now by visiting m.bing.com with your mobile... Read More Today we released an update to the Bing for mobile browser at m.bing.com. In addition to being a great resource for local searches, quick answers, and maps, we have some new features to tell you about: NFL feature – type a team or player and see upcoming games, stats, and scores. While the game is on, you can get real-time updates on the plays. (U.S. only) Flight status – enter the airline and flight number and get the latest departure and landing times. Bing for touch devices Great news for you touch phone owners in the U.S.: we have a new version of Bing just for high-resolution touch devices. We optimized for touch navigation to make the most of your phone, and added a great new Movies feature. Search for Movies in your city, and you’ll see the movies playing nearby, showtimes, overviews, and even trailers and video clips. You can get to this version by going to m.bing.com with your iPhone, Zune HD , T-Mobile G1 , Verizon Imagio , or Samsung Omnia . We’ll be adding support for new devices over the next couple of months. Try Bing today at m.bing.com Give the updated Bing a try now by visiting m.bing.com with your mobile... Read More
  • October
    29

    Bing at TechFlash Seattle – Women in Tech

    Last night at the TechFlash: Women In Tech event we were able to meet some great women in the tech industry. Bing was there in full effect giving away all sorts of Bing goods and chit chatting in the hallways. After a jammed packed social hour of eating, drinking and mingling we all headed into the main room where a panel of very talented and insightful women continued the discussion. Shahla Aly, vice president at Microsoft kicked it off talking about the declining number of women in the tech industry and what we as a community can do to help spark interest in the younger generation. She highlighted some of the work Microsoft does with high school girls through a program called Digigirlz and really called on us to help change the declining trend of women in tech. The panel of women then discussed the importance of mentoring and sponsorships for those of us already in the tech to help sustain the current employment numbers as well as the need to early education for young girls in middle school and high school. It was a great event to recognize the 100 top women in tech (waaahooo Betsy!) and to discuss some of the issues surrounding being a woman in the technology industry. I... Read More Last night at the TechFlash: Women In Tech event we were able to meet some great women in the tech industry. Bing was there in full effect giving away all sorts of Bing goods and chit chatting in the hallways. After a jammed packed social hour of eating, drinking and mingling we all headed into the main room where a panel of very talented and insightful women continued the discussion. Shahla Aly, vice president at Microsoft kicked it off talking about the declining number of women in the tech industry and what we as a community can do to help spark interest in the younger generation. She highlighted some of the work Microsoft does with high school girls through a program called Digigirlz and really called on us to help change the declining trend of women in tech. The panel of women then discussed the importance of mentoring and sponsorships for those of us already in the tech to help sustain the current employment numbers as well as the need to early education for young girls in middle school and high school. It was a great event to recognize the 100 top women in tech (waaahooo Betsy!) and to discuss some of the issues surrounding being a woman in the technology industry. I... Read More
  • October
    29

    Bing Goes the Students at Keith Valley...

    Every now and then you see something so awesome you have to share it. The blog almost writes itself. We just have to spell check it and post it. You may remember the Bing Jingle contest. You may even remember the winning entry and its impact on the Internet as we know it. Okay maybe that is a bit of hyperbole but it was pretty funny. Well it’s gone viral. Again. Our story begins in the Keith Valley Middle School in Pennsylvania. This is a super cool school where recently three teachers -- Diane Heitzenrater, Stacy Rotchford, and Valerie Fasy -- were recognized as “Innovative Teachers of 2009” and received a trip to California to a conference where they happened to run into Jim Jin from the Microsoft Office team . Jim and the teachers teamed up to integrate Microsoft tools into their lesson plans to promote technology infused learning, through projects like the Virtual Art Room, Social Studies and Ancient Egypt and even to pick the new school mascot. All 1,200 Keith Valley Middle School students were shown how to use Office Live workspace and other Microsoft products including Bing . We know, this is a cool story about Office. But wait, there’s... Read More Every now and then you see something so awesome you have to share it. The blog almost writes itself. We just have to spell check it and post it. You may remember the Bing Jingle contest. You may even remember the winning entry and its impact on the Internet as we know it. Okay maybe that is a bit of hyperbole but it was pretty funny. Well it’s gone viral. Again. Our story begins in the Keith Valley Middle School in Pennsylvania. This is a super cool school where recently three teachers -- Diane Heitzenrater, Stacy Rotchford, and Valerie Fasy -- were recognized as “Innovative Teachers of 2009” and received a trip to California to a conference where they happened to run into Jim Jin from the Microsoft Office team . Jim and the teachers teamed up to integrate Microsoft tools into their lesson plans to promote technology infused learning, through projects like the Virtual Art Room, Social Studies and Ancient Egypt and even to pick the new school mascot. All 1,200 Keith Valley Middle School students were shown how to use Office Live workspace and other Microsoft products including Bing . We know, this is a cool story about Office. But wait, there’s... Read More
  • October
    28

    It’s a Full Moon for Bing Today

    With New Moon coming out soon, Halloween around the corner and the release of the new Bing TV commercial it seems like everywhere you turn these days there are pale, strikingly good looking people with fangs...yes we are talking about vampires. Our Latest Bing advertisement is the first in a series of new commercials where we highlight specific ways Bing can help simplify your life and help you make decisions faster. If you haven’t caught the Bing commercials on TV you can view them on Bing’s Youtube Channel . Oh – and you may notice that the featured homepage image in the latest Bing TV spot came from Jeremy Somers the Bing photo contest winner . (Please visit the site to view this video) What do you think? Are there specific aspects of Bing you would like to see in a Bing commercial? Let us know! Kristin Meldahl – Bing Other post of interest: The Eye of the Storm – Jeremy Somers With New Moon coming out soon, Halloween around the corner and the release of the new Bing TV commercial it seems like everywhere you turn these days there are pale, strikingly good looking people with fangs...yes we are talking about vampires. Our Latest Bing advertisement is the first in a series of new commercials where we highlight specific ways Bing can help simplify your life and help you make decisions faster. If you haven’t caught the Bing commercials on TV you can view them on Bing’s Youtube Channel . Oh – and you may notice that the featured homepage image in the latest Bing TV spot came from Jeremy Somers the Bing photo contest winner . (Please visit the site to view this video) What do you think? Are there specific aspects of Bing you would like to see in a Bing commercial? Let us know! Kristin Meldahl – Bing Other post of interest: The Eye of the Storm – Jeremy Somers
  • October
    26

    Bing Does Hollywood in 140 Characters.

    San Francisco last week, LA next. Bing is headed to sunny So Cal for some flash & glam at Jeff Pulver’s 140 Characters Conference at the famed Kodak Theatre. This conference has its own twist on the regular business conference about twitter - each speaker is expected to be a character with their own story, and even the panels are really a conversation of melding and competing stories. The first 140 Characters conference explored “the effects of twitter on: Celebrity, “The Media”, Advertising and (maybe) Politics.” Over time the scope expanded to include Sports, Music, The Arts, Sciences and with this one, will have an entertainment focus (after all they are in Los Angeles). Speakers at this event are a mix of tech personalities, business wonks, and pure celebrity. Along with Robert Scoble, Loic Le Meur, Dave Winer, Icanhazcheeseburger you’ve got executives from Virgin America, venture capital firms, non-profits, an ENTIRE panel about poker, and media folks like Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park speaking alone or in panels for no longer than 20 minutes. Our own Betsy Aoki ( @baoki ) is one of the special “characters” at this event... Read More San Francisco last week, LA next. Bing is headed to sunny So Cal for some flash & glam at Jeff Pulver’s 140 Characters Conference at the famed Kodak Theatre. This conference has its own twist on the regular business conference about twitter - each speaker is expected to be a character with their own story, and even the panels are really a conversation of melding and competing stories. The first 140 Characters conference explored “the effects of twitter on: Celebrity, “The Media”, Advertising and (maybe) Politics.” Over time the scope expanded to include Sports, Music, The Arts, Sciences and with this one, will have an entertainment focus (after all they are in Los Angeles). Speakers at this event are a mix of tech personalities, business wonks, and pure celebrity. Along with Robert Scoble, Loic Le Meur, Dave Winer, Icanhazcheeseburger you’ve got executives from Virgin America, venture capital firms, non-profits, an ENTIRE panel about poker, and media folks like Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park speaking alone or in panels for no longer than 20 minutes. Our own Betsy Aoki ( @baoki ) is one of the special “characters” at this event... Read More
  • October
    23

    Stefan Who Stares at George Clooney and...

    This week for Free T-Shirt Friday we are going all Hollywood on you. We have partnered with Gen Arts and have a set of tickets to give away to the movie screening of The Men Who Stare at Goats in San Francisco , New York , Chicago and Miami . We also have one set of tickets to give away to the movie screening of Dare in Los Angeles . This week’s winner will still be sent their Bing t-shirts but we will also be picking one winner in each city to be given a set of tickets to attend these movie screenings. In this week’s video we cover off on some questions regarding Bing Twitter search as well as announce the latest #FTF theme. Episode #4: (Please visit the site to view this video) To play you need to reply with you answers to us on Twitter #FTF @bing . You also need to add into your reply if you are located in one of the above cities so we can make sure to pick a winner in each city to give these tickets to. See you at the movies! Stefan – Bing Other posts of interest: Friday’s With Stefan and Another Free T-Shirt Friday Free T-Shirt Friday Round Two Winners Friday’s With Stefan and Free T-shirt Friday The Winners of Free... Read More This week for Free T-Shirt Friday we are going all Hollywood on you. We have partnered with Gen Arts and have a set of tickets to give away to the movie screening of The Men Who Stare at Goats in San Francisco , New York , Chicago and Miami . We also have one set of tickets to give away to the movie screening of Dare in Los Angeles . This week’s winner will still be sent their Bing t-shirts but we will also be picking one winner in each city to be given a set of tickets to attend these movie screenings. In this week’s video we cover off on some questions regarding Bing Twitter search as well as announce the latest #FTF theme. Episode #4: (Please visit the site to view this video) To play you need to reply with you answers to us on Twitter #FTF @bing . You also need to add into your reply if you are located in one of the above cities so we can make sure to pick a winner in each city to give these tickets to. See you at the movies! Stefan – Bing Other posts of interest: Friday’s With Stefan and Another Free T-Shirt Friday Free T-Shirt Friday Round Two Winners Friday’s With Stefan and Free T-shirt Friday The Winners of Free... Read More
  • October
    23

    The Savings on Bing cashback are “Endless...

    Bing cashback is now offering cashback from another one of your favorite merchants: Endless.com . You can get 30% cashback for a limited time on everything on Endless using Bing cashback. Looking to buy some hot new boots for the winter or want a great deal on that handbag for the holidays? Head over now to Bing.com ! To get the savings, you simply search for “Endless shoes” and look for the Bing cashback coin. After you click on the Endless link, you can make your purchase directly on their site and qualify for Bing cashback. The Bing cashback team is excited to welcome Endless to our growing family of prominent merchants. We hope that this makes your Bing shopping experience even more rewarding. And to make redeeming your rewards even easier you can now get your cashback credited to your Amazon Payment account! Happy Shopping! Raju Malhotra – Director, Bing Other posts of interest: Bing cashback 101 Ghost? Bumble bee? No? Ok, This Year it is a Vampire! Bing cashback is now offering cashback from another one of your favorite merchants: Endless.com . You can get 30% cashback for a limited time on everything on Endless using Bing cashback. Looking to buy some hot new boots for the winter or want a great deal on that handbag for the holidays? Head over now to Bing.com ! To get the savings, you simply search for “Endless shoes” and look for the Bing cashback coin. After you click on the Endless link, you can make your purchase directly on their site and qualify for Bing cashback. The Bing cashback team is excited to welcome Endless to our growing family of prominent merchants. We hope that this makes your Bing shopping experience even more rewarding. And to make redeeming your rewards even easier you can now get your cashback credited to your Amazon Payment account! Happy Shopping! Raju Malhotra – Director, Bing Other posts of interest: Bing cashback 101 Ghost? Bumble bee? No? Ok, This Year it is a Vampire!
  • October
    22

    Bring a little Bing to your Windows 7 desktop

    Congratulations go out to the Windows 7 team on today’s launch – it’s a great product! And to show our support for Windows 7, I’m excited to announce our first ever downloadable wallpaper theme for Windows 7 – Bing’s Best. A lot of people ask us for desktop versions of our images. And now you (and your friends, and your family, and your casual acquaintances) can get them! The homepage team selected the top images from June, July, and August, and then worked with the Windows 7 personalization team to create a theme pack featuring these 20 gorgeous wallpapers: The theme is now available via the Windows Personalization Gallery . You can also get Bing right in your Windows 7 Windows Explorer. See how to integrate Bing into Windows 7 in three minutes or less to find out how! Enjoy! Stephanie Horstmanshof Editorial lead Other post of interest: Windows 7 Launch Features Bing Maps Congratulations go out to the Windows 7 team on today’s launch – it’s a great product! And to show our support for Windows 7, I’m excited to announce our first ever downloadable wallpaper theme for Windows 7 – Bing’s Best. A lot of people ask us for desktop versions of our images. And now you (and your friends, and your family, and your casual acquaintances) can get them! The homepage team selected the top images from June, July, and August, and then worked with the Windows 7 personalization team to create a theme pack featuring these 20 gorgeous wallpapers: The theme is now available via the Windows Personalization Gallery . You can also get Bing right in your Windows 7 Windows Explorer. See how to integrate Bing into Windows 7 in three minutes or less to find out how! Enjoy! Stephanie Horstmanshof Editorial lead Other post of interest: Windows 7 Launch Features Bing Maps
  • October
    21

    Bing is Bringing Twitter Search to You

    One of the most interesting things going on today on the Internet is the notion of the real time web. The idea of accessing data in real time has been an elusive goal in the world of search. Web indexes in search engines update at pretty amazing rates, given what it takes to crawl the entire web and index it for searching, but getting that to “real time” has been challenging. The explosive popularity of Twitter is the best example of this opportunity. Twitter is producing millions of tweets every minute on every subject you can imagine. The power of those tweets as a form of data that can be surfaced in search is enormous. Innovative services like Twitter give us access to public opinion and thoughts in a way that has not before been possible. From important social and political issues to keeping friends up to date on the minute-by-minute of our daily lives, the web is getting more and more real time. Search needs to keep up. Shortly after we launched Bing, we did an experiment with the team at Twitter, where we took a fairly small number of “celebrities” from Twitter and provided access to their tweets as part of the search result. Here is a great example... Read More One of the most interesting things going on today on the Internet is the notion of the real time web. The idea of accessing data in real time has been an elusive goal in the world of search. Web indexes in search engines update at pretty amazing rates, given what it takes to crawl the entire web and index it for searching, but getting that to “real time” has been challenging. The explosive popularity of Twitter is the best example of this opportunity. Twitter is producing millions of tweets every minute on every subject you can imagine. The power of those tweets as a form of data that can be surfaced in search is enormous. Innovative services like Twitter give us access to public opinion and thoughts in a way that has not before been possible. From important social and political issues to keeping friends up to date on the minute-by-minute of our daily lives, the web is getting more and more real time. Search needs to keep up. Shortly after we launched Bing, we did an experiment with the team at Twitter, where we took a fairly small number of “celebrities” from Twitter and provided access to their tweets as part of the search result. Here is a great example... Read More
  • October
    20

    Bing is at Web 2.0 Summit

    Bing is excited to be part of annual Web 2.0 Summit that kicked off today. This is the annual O'Reilly conference where visionaries and executives across key industries will present their unique perspective on the Web's future-in-flux and how the tools and principles of Web 2.0 are impacting their businesses. Bing's presence will be highlighted by Qi Lu’s plenary conversation with Tim O'Reilly, the founder of O’Reilly Media, on Wednesday 10/21. The footage is scheduled to be uploaded to blip.tv later in the week if you want to check it out. If you’re attending, we want to talk to you! Be sure to drop by the Microsoft Lounge featuring a live-feed from the general session, refreshments and representatives from Bing , Windows 7 , IE , Windows Live , BizSpark , as well as industry partners speakTECH and Telligent Systems . Think of it like this - what Bing is to search overload, the lounge is to people overload. Oh by the way, we’re hosting an invite-only party at Ruby Skye on 10/21 . It’s going to be a blast with food, drinks (21 and over stuff) and DJs and our featured act, Janelle Monáe , Queen of Cybersoul. If you’re in the SF area, we... Read More Bing is excited to be part of annual Web 2.0 Summit that kicked off today. This is the annual O'Reilly conference where visionaries and executives across key industries will present their unique perspective on the Web's future-in-flux and how the tools and principles of Web 2.0 are impacting their businesses. Bing's presence will be highlighted by Qi Lu’s plenary conversation with Tim O'Reilly, the founder of O’Reilly Media, on Wednesday 10/21. The footage is scheduled to be uploaded to blip.tv later in the week if you want to check it out. If you’re attending, we want to talk to you! Be sure to drop by the Microsoft Lounge featuring a live-feed from the general session, refreshments and representatives from Bing , Windows 7 , IE , Windows Live , BizSpark , as well as industry partners speakTECH and Telligent Systems . Think of it like this - what Bing is to search overload, the lounge is to people overload. Oh by the way, we’re hosting an invite-only party at Ruby Skye on 10/21 . It’s going to be a blast with food, drinks (21 and over stuff) and DJs and our featured act, Janelle Monáe , Queen of Cybersoul. If you’re in the SF area, we... Read More
  • October
    16

    Friday’s With Stefan and Another Free T...

    It is that day again…yes… we love it…you love it…it is Free T-Shirt Friday! We have addressed some of this week’s hot topics ranging from Webmaster tools to 100 th Birthdays and given out the #FTF theme for this week. Episode #3 (Please visit the site to view this video) Stefan- Bing It is that day again…yes… we love it…you love it…it is Free T-Shirt Friday! We have addressed some of this week’s hot topics ranging from Webmaster tools to 100 th Birthdays and given out the #FTF theme for this week. Episode #3 (Please visit the site to view this video) Stefan- Bing
  • October
    14

    Ghost? Bumble bee? No? Ok, This Year it...

    Did you just get that Facebook invite to the company Halloween party or finally opened that evite in your email inbox inviting you to the Haunted House at your friends house. Must be time for costume shopping! Well no fear (ok…maybe some fear) because Bing shopping is highlighting Halloween costumes under the “Spooktacular Costumes” section on the Bing shopping homepage. If you are looking for that super hero costume you always wished you had, or your little one is begging for the best Hannah Montana costume, Bing shopping can help you find what you are looking for and for a great price. We hope you have fun looking for your costumes! Kelly Scott – Bing Shopping Other posts you might find interesting: Top 5 Halloween celebrations in the U.S. by Pauline Frommer Top fall foliage destinations around the world Getting Fashionable with Rachel Zoe Did you just get that Facebook invite to the company Halloween party or finally opened that evite in your email inbox inviting you to the Haunted House at your friends house. Must be time for costume shopping! Well no fear (ok…maybe some fear) because Bing shopping is highlighting Halloween costumes under the “Spooktacular Costumes” section on the Bing shopping homepage. If you are looking for that super hero costume you always wished you had, or your little one is begging for the best Hannah Montana costume, Bing shopping can help you find what you are looking for and for a great price. We hope you have fun looking for your costumes! Kelly Scott – Bing Shopping Other posts you might find interesting: Top 5 Halloween celebrations in the U.S. by Pauline Frommer Top fall foliage destinations around the world Getting Fashionable with Rachel Zoe
  • October
    12

    Wishing Dr. Richard Bing a Happy 100th...

    Today we are celebrating the 100 th birthday of a very special man and it all started with a fax to Mich Mathews, our SVP of Marketing. I’ll admit it was a little strange – it came from a man named Dr. Richard Bing who said he was 99 years old and would love to do something with us since we “used his name for our new search engine”. Mich routed it around to Carver and I and we both said, “huh, this is interesting.” Within days we were on a plane heading down to LA to go visit Dr. Bing and see exactly what he was all about. Carver kept insisting it might be some sort of prank pulled by a competitor to get us to an undisclosed location and put sugar in our rental car’s gas tank until I reminded him that I’m pretty sure that was a bit paranoid. When we arrived there was no sinister plan, just a man in a house near LA. To be fair, to say he is “just a man” is probably an understatement. You see before I went down, I did a little Binging on him. And I found out some interesting things… Dr. Richard Bing was born in Germany on Oct 12, 1909. In Germany, he went on to get a degree in music and composed a couple hundred... Read More Today we are celebrating the 100 th birthday of a very special man and it all started with a fax to Mich Mathews, our SVP of Marketing. I’ll admit it was a little strange – it came from a man named Dr. Richard Bing who said he was 99 years old and would love to do something with us since we “used his name for our new search engine”. Mich routed it around to Carver and I and we both said, “huh, this is interesting.” Within days we were on a plane heading down to LA to go visit Dr. Bing and see exactly what he was all about. Carver kept insisting it might be some sort of prank pulled by a competitor to get us to an undisclosed location and put sugar in our rental car’s gas tank until I reminded him that I’m pretty sure that was a bit paranoid. When we arrived there was no sinister plan, just a man in a house near LA. To be fair, to say he is “just a man” is probably an understatement. You see before I went down, I did a little Binging on him. And I found out some interesting things… Dr. Richard Bing was born in Germany on Oct 12, 1909. In Germany, he went on to get a degree in music and composed a couple hundred... Read More
  • October
    09

    Free T-Shirt Friday Round Two Winners

    It’s time to announce the Free T-Shirt Friday Winners from last week’s challenge. I was a little busy yesterday watching a rocket get launched into space so I’m writing this post from an airplane somewhere over Oregon. Will there be a #FTF this week? No, nor will there be a Friday with Stefan but we’ll return next week when my schedule doesn’t appear to be so wacky. A reminder of last week’s challenge: Rain. Yes, I am really pulling out the creative stops on these themes, I know. Here are the winners: justag33k @bing #FTF My favorite thing to see during a rainstorm http://bit.ly/20EeNu #bing baby! [Stefan Comment]: spider webs are always cool talverion @bing I love listening to the rain and seeing images or videos of storms/lightning. http://tinyurl.com/y8sfudy #FTF [Stefan Comment]: good use of video priesmeyer #FTF Rain -- http://bit.ly/2oOJDV #bing [Stefan Comment]: Whenever you can get Prince in a query, you win. spiralstairs @bing "macro rain droplets on nature" – Bing Images: http://bit.ly/28WOev #FTF [Stefan comment]: It’s just so pretty. GrumpyTech @bing I've always thought that virga, rain that evaporates before... Read More It’s time to announce the Free T-Shirt Friday Winners from last week’s challenge. I was a little busy yesterday watching a rocket get launched into space so I’m writing this post from an airplane somewhere over Oregon. Will there be a #FTF this week? No, nor will there be a Friday with Stefan but we’ll return next week when my schedule doesn’t appear to be so wacky. A reminder of last week’s challenge: Rain. Yes, I am really pulling out the creative stops on these themes, I know. Here are the winners: justag33k @bing #FTF My favorite thing to see during a rainstorm http://bit.ly/20EeNu #bing baby! [Stefan Comment]: spider webs are always cool talverion @bing I love listening to the rain and seeing images or videos of storms/lightning. http://tinyurl.com/y8sfudy #FTF [Stefan Comment]: good use of video priesmeyer #FTF Rain -- http://bit.ly/2oOJDV #bing [Stefan Comment]: Whenever you can get Prince in a query, you win. spiralstairs @bing "macro rain droplets on nature" – Bing Images: http://bit.ly/28WOev #FTF [Stefan comment]: It’s just so pretty. GrumpyTech @bing I've always thought that virga, rain that evaporates before... Read More