GiftTrap is a fun new board game based on predicting what gifts other players might like. It uses more than 600 cards that feature user-submitted photos of gifts – many of these images are Creative Commons-licensed and shot by Flickr photographers. The company behind GiftTrap has recently announced the GiftTRAP Experience, a contest where people … Read More “GiftTrap”


BloodSpell is a feature-length machinima movie written and directed by Hugh Hancock and produced by Strange Company. The fantasy film uses the game engine behind the popular RPG Neverwinter Nights and is currently being released in serial form, with short episodes hitting the Web every two weeks. BloodSpell is licensed under CC’s Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license, so … Read More “BloodSpell”

The Shakespeare Chronicles

James Boyle‘s new novel, The Shakespeare Chronicles, is a literary mystery about the true authorship of William Shakespeare’s works. The book is available as a CC-licensed download (for free in serial form or for $1.50 as an e-book), as well as in both hardback and paperback print editions from Lulu.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s "The Concert"

Visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s website to download “The Concert,” a new classical music podcast offered under the Creative Commons Music Sharing license. The podcast features unreleased live performances by master musicians and talented young artists recorded from the museum’s Sunday Concert Series. “The Concert” includes music by Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, and Chopin for … Read More “Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s "The Concert"”

Choose GOOD

GOOD magazine is a platform for talented writers and contributors to bring to the forefront issues and ideas that matter. Creative Commons is one of GOOD’s non-profit organizations for its CHOOSE GOOD campaign, an innovative subscription strategy in which 100% of GOOD’s charter subscription revenue will be given to organizations whose missions are in line … Read More “Choose GOOD”

Armed Madhouse Remix Contest

Enter the Armed Madhouse Remix Contest! Bestselling author Greg Palast is offering tracks from his recent audio book Armed Madhouse online under a Creative Commons BY-NC license, so that musicians and producers can use them in remixes. If you’re into sampling and mash-ups, download the audio, create a remix, and send your finished MP3 to … Read More “Armed Madhouse Remix Contest”