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Wednesday April 30, 2008

Filmmaker Errol Morris gets to the truth behind the Abu Ghraib photographs


We remember things selectively. We experience things selectively. We think about things selectively. We live in a kind of incomplete, patchwork-quilt universe.
Tuesday April 29, 2008
Friday April 25, 2008
Thursday April 24, 2008

Human line 'nearly split in two'


Ancient humans started down the path of evolving into two separate species before merging back into a single population, a genetic study suggests.
Wednesday April 23, 2008
Sunday April 20, 2008

Which came first, the Chicken or the Egg?


Errol Morris on authenticity [etc.] in photography.
Friday April 18, 2008

AP photographer Bilal Hussein freed by US after two years


He was imprisoned for 735 days by the US Military who never filed any formal charges against him. Habeas schmabeas.
Thursday April 17, 2008
Tuesday April 15, 2008

Heathrow Terminal 5 users refused travel insurance


According to the Association of British Insurers many companies now regard traveling with British Airways through Terminal 5 as a foreseeable and avoidable risk
Monday April 14, 2008

The Forgotten Architects


What happened to the 500 Jewish architects who worked in Germany in the 1930s?
Sunday April 13, 2008

BBC NEWS | Wales | Vietnam war photojournalist dies


Philip Jones Griffiths, author of Vietnam Inc, dies at 72 - the latest of the group of reporters and photographers who documented the war in Vietnam to succumb to what Tim Page describes as "strange cancers".
Friday April 11, 2008

Richer, healthier but not happier


After 30 years of unprecedented economic growth, the British are richer, healthier - but no happier than in 1973.

Split-toning in Photoshop


A how-to by noise to signal
Thursday April 10, 2008
Wednesday April 9, 2008

Slideshow: An Underwater Building Boom


NYC subway cars are being used to create artificial reefs.

Author Probes Sex-Obsessed Scientists in 'Bonk'


If you're not North American, you won't get the pun in the title.
Tuesday April 8, 2008

The long way there


The commuting patterns of Americans are changing: a slideshow of photos by Vincent Laforet.
Monday April 7, 2008
Saturday April 5, 2008
Wednesday April 2, 2008
Tuesday April 1, 2008