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Google is great but what about Bing?

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Rowan
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Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
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Google is great but what about Bing?

Postby Rowan » Wed May 16th, 2012, 2:06 pm

Google is exceptional at creating unique images for various holidays and occasions, but have any of you seen the images that are on Bing's search page? There's a different one every day and today's is a stunning photograph of Rievaulx Abbey in Yorkshire. There are always at least four areas on the photo you can click on which will give you information about what is photographed. One of those links for the abbey is an aerial view of the ruins.

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Madeleine
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Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Postby Madeleine » Wed May 16th, 2012, 2:46 pm

Following your hint, I went to Bing and found a lovely picture of a couple of llamas on the start page. Perhaps the pic varies according to what part of the world you're in? Thanks for the hint though, I'll try to remember to look more often. Yahoo also sometimes have a little cartoon, in the top left hand corner of their start page.

Edited to say I just tried both their US and UK homepages, and got the llamas both times.
Currently reading "A Christmas Secret" by Karen Swan & "Portrait if a Murderer" by Anne Meredith

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Rowan
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Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
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Postby Rowan » Wed May 16th, 2012, 6:32 pm

The llamas were a week ago for me. You can scroll back to see previous days' photos. How weird!! Maybe this time next week you will see the abbey.

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Rowan
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Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
Preferred HF: Iron-Age Britain, Roman Britain, Medieval Britain
Location: New Orleans
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Postby Rowan » Thu May 17th, 2012, 2:37 pm

Yesterday I asked my friend in Canada to look as well and she saw what you saw. Very strange. Today it's a breathtaking photograph of a gorge in Norway.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: A Christmas Secret by Karen Swan & Portrait of a Murderer by Anne Meredith
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon May 28th, 2012, 1:20 pm

Today's pic - UK anyway - is a lovely photo of a large group of manta rays, beautiful.
Currently reading "A Christmas Secret" by Karen Swan & "Portrait if a Murderer" by Anne Meredith


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