On the Hunt for Mushrooms in Central Oregon

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Mushrooms are perhaps the world’s greatest reminder that “in nature,” as Rachel Carson once wrote, “nothing exists alone.”. via NYT Multimedia/Photos https://ift.tt/2NzEyC9

The Three Most Viral Photos Of The Amazon Fire Are Fake. Here Are Some Real Ones To Share

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Last week, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s seeming indifference about wildfires in the Amazon rainforest prompted international outrage, and rightly so. But, as I previously reported, many of the photos that celebrities and politicians shared on social media to raise awareness of the fires were misleading: Some were of fires in the Amazon but were several years old, while others depicted fires in completely different locations. Leonardo DiCaprio, for instance, has been one of the most… Read More »The Three Most Viral Photos Of The Amazon Fire Are Fake. Here Are Some Real Ones To Share

America On A Stick

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America On A Stick A taste of Americana in its most portable, edible form — food on a stick, from bacon-wrapped riblets to a Caprese salad to a deep-fried Twinkie — at the Iowa State Fair.  did not invent food on a stick, but they did invent fast food, which they then made even faster by putting it on a stick. Food on a stick doesn’t require a container or wrapper;… Read More »America On A Stick

Utopia, Abandoned

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IN THE 1950S, the small town of Ivrea, which is about an hour’s train ride north of Turin, became the site of an unheralded experiment in living and working. Olivetti, a renowned designer and manufacturer of typewriters and accounting machines, decided to provide for its employees through retirement. They were given the opportunity to take classes at an on-site sale and trade school; their lunchtime hours would be filled with speeches… Read More »Utopia, Abandoned

This Is What Pride Looks Like Around The World In 2019

This Is What Pride Looks Like Around The World In 2019 People around the world took to the streets in unity to celebrate love, resistance and Pride. New York City Timothy Clary / AFP / Getty Images Kena Betancur / Getty Images ADVERTISEMENT Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images Durban, South Africa Rajesh Jantilal / AFP / Getty Images Milan Miguel Medina / AFP / Getty Images ADVERTISEMENT Toronto… Read More »This Is What Pride Looks Like Around The World In 2019

Other People’s Photographs

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Other People’s Photographs Over the years I’ve accumulated thousands of other people’s photographs. I began buying them in the early eighties, at flea markets and in junk shops. At first, I rarely paid more than a nickel or a dime. I was drawn to those that contained some aesthetic quality or bit of sociohistorical information, or ideally both at once. Often the selection was made rapidly, purely by intuition; only… Read More »Other People’s Photographs