Journalism students at Florida Atlantic University recently constructed their special final summer issue of the student newspaper. They avoided all their digital equipment and did it the old-fashioned way: with typewriters, paste-up editing, and cameras with film. Part one and part two. (via Laughing Squid)
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The Hanging at Mankato. The story of the 1852 execution of thirty-eight Dakota Indians is told in pictures and the memories of those who witnessed it.
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The Dark Knight Rises is the new Batman film in production now. See pictures of Anne Hathaway as Catwoman on her, um, Catcycle.
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Burning the Shelter. In this book excerpt, a Forest Service worker ponders the value of wiping out evidence of human intervention when humans are a part of the environment, too.
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Do you remember that athlete you were supposed to control in the game QWOP? The poor guy showed up at the main floor at Comic-Con.
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New hi-tech goggles convert visual data into sound. Once a blind person learns to use the device and interpret the audio, he can navigate by technology alone.
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A Day in California. A combination of stop-motion and tilt-shift video turns 10,000 photographs into a sweet video.
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One Man’s Hands: The Watts Towers. The iconic artworks in Los Angeles are Simon Rodia's labor of love.