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British Storm Brings Up History’s First Work of Social Media

British Storm Brings Up History’s First Work of Social Media

The enormous winter storm Xaver currently battering northern Europe, coming only a month after another one, brings to mind another famous storm that hit England late in the fall — the unnamed blow that generated Daniel Defoe’s nonfiction masterpiece The Storm, considered by some the first work of modern journalism.

December 6, 2013 — Scott Huler
What Rabbits and Martian Rovers Taught Me About Scale

What Rabbits and Martian Rovers Taught Me About Scale

Quite often when I am looking at photos, I just feel like something is missing. It is not a criticism of the light or the composition, but rather that something is, quite literally, missing: a scale.

January 20, 2015 — Amanda Baker