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              <h1>Flexy (Variable Aspect Ratio) Image Grid</h1>
<h2>A demo. Also I want an orphans declaration but for flexbox.</h2>

<div class="container">

<figure>
  <img src="http://placekitten.com/550/605?image=1" />
  <p style="background-image: url('http://placekitten.com/550/605?image=1');"></p>
  <figcaption>Crouch, shake butt, <a href="#">prepare to pounce</a>.</figcaption>
</figure>

<figure>
  <img src="http://placekitten.com/551/401?image=2" />
  <p style="background-image: url('http://placekitten.com/551/401?image=2');"></p>
  <figcaption>I am the best pounce upon little yarn mouse</figcaption>
</figure>

<figure>
  <img src="http://placekitten.com/650/400?image=3" />
  <p style="background-image: url('http://placekitten.com/650/400?image=3');"></p>
  <figcaption>Hide head under blanket so no one can see.</figcaption>
</figure>

<figure>
  <img src="http://placekitten.com/575/400?image=4" />
  <p style="background-image: url('http://placekitten.com/575/400?image=4');"></p>
  <figcaption>Put toy mouse in food bowl.</figcaption>
</figure>

<figure>
  <img src="http://placekitten.com/600/450?image=5" />
  <p style="background-image: url('http://placekitten.com/600/450?image=5');"></p>
  <figcaption>Intently stare at the same spot.</figcaption>
</figure>

<figure>
  <img src="http://placekitten.com/1000/500?image=6" />
  <p style="background-image: url('http://placekitten.com/1000/500?image=6'); background-position: 70% top;"></p>
  <figcaption>Attack feet scamper and hunt.</figcaption>
</figure>

<figure>
  <img src="http://placekitten.com/351/601?image=15" />
  <p style="background-image: url('http://placekitten.com/351/601?image=15'); background-position: center center;"></p>
  <figcaption>Love to play with owner's hair tie.</figcaption>
</figure>

</div>

<p>The images have different aspect ratios, but are utilizing <code>background-size: cover;</code> to appear similar. The image grid is handled with flexbox, and a <code>min-width</code> specification on the images (which can of course be changed with media queries).</p>
<p>But at certain viewport widths, the last image orphans and stretches way too. It would be nice if there were a <code>flex-orphans</code> declaration (similar to <a href="https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/orphans">https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/orphans</a> but for flexbox) to control how many children might appear in a single flex row.</p>

            
          
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              div.container {
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: row;
  flex-wrap: wrap;
  margin: .5rem;
}

figure {
  flex-grow: 1;
  min-width: 225px;
  height: 300px;
  margin: .5rem;
  position: relative;

  img { 
    display: none;
  }
  
  p {
    height: 100%;
    width: 100%;
    margin: 0;
    background-size: cover;
    background-repeat: none;
    background-position: 50% 50%;
    &:hover {
      cursor: pointer;
      filter: none;
    }
  }
  
  figcaption {
    position: absolute;
    bottom: 0;
    width: 100%;
    box-sizing: border-box;
    padding: .5rem;
    color: white;
    background-color: rgba(0,0,0,.6);
  }

}
            
          
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