“The team took their experiment to the remote highlands of Cambodia where a tribe of people known as Kreung live. Because none of them had ever been exposed to western music, they could serve as a control group…”
“Rendering Misery Into Currency = Legacy” by Garth Marais. South African bank notes ingeniously redesigned to make a salient point. If only something like this went into circulation - imagine the changes it would induce… So who’s up for a bit of bank note graffiti activism?
This has to be one of the best eclipse photos I’ve seen recently. “Eclipse watchers at Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona are silhouetted against the eclipsed sun” by Michael Chow (Arizona Republic | AP Photo)
"The Sun unleashed an M-2 (medium-sized) solar flare, an S1-class (minor) radiation storm and a spectacular coronal mass ejection (CME) on June 7, 2011 from sunspot complex 1226-1227. The large cloud of particles mushroomed up and fell back down looking as if it covered an area of almost half the solar surface” - NASA
Vampyroteuthis Infernalis (lit. “Vampire Squid from ‘Hell’”) by Steve Haddock (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute). “Neither a true octopus nor a squid, the vampire squid doesn’t have ink sacs — of little use in dark waters. When it’s frightened, the vampire fires a gooey cloud of bioluminescent mucus, surprising attackers and giving it a chance to escape. Vampire squid also use photophores on their bodies’ undersides to hide their outlines against the sky” - WIRED
I was in India less than a month ago (feels longer). It’s taking me so long to go through the shots ‘cos my laptop died during my trip causing me to lose my Lightroom library (again)… That and I’m managing to keep myself pretty busy shooting newer stuff…