Jean-Marie Caujolle, one of the first French soldiers to be wounded during World War One, when both his legs were blown off by a shell at Champagne, 1915 -
Celebrating Zoo Lover’s Day
To view more photos and videos of Zoo Lover’s Day, browse the #zoolovers hashtag on Instagram.
Happy Zoo Lover’s Day! Since the London Zoological Gardens were established in 1828, zoos have been a place to marvel at some of the most fascinating wild animals in the world, all in one place. Many zoos, however, have developed broader and more ambitious goals around education and conservation, engaging visitors in deeper ways with the issues that animals and their habitats may face in the wild.
Interested in learning more about zoos through the day-to-day lives of the animals they care for? Be sure to follow these zoos on Instagram:
- Smithsonian National Zoologial Park, Washington D.C. - @smithsonianzoo
- San Diego Zoo in California - @sandiegozoo
- Twycross Zoo in England - @twycrosszoo
- Tulsa Zoo in Oklahoma - @tulsazoo
- Minnesota Zoo - @mnzoo
- Berlin Zoo in Germany - @zooberlin
- San Francisco Zoo in California - @sanfranciscozoo
- Woodland Park Zoo in Washington - @woodlandparkzoo
- Bronx Zoo in New York - @bronxzoo
For his latest series entitled Genius Loci, the German fine art photographer Thomas Kellner was commissioned to document a number of historical industrial buildings in Germany and Russia. As with his previous series entitled Tango Metropolis, Kellner makes use of his signature 35mm contact print mosaic technique to create interesting skewed renditions of his architectural subjects.
"Girl Speaks Gibberish With Perfect Accents To Show What Languages Sound Like To Foreigners"
I love this?
oh my god this rules
Way before you could attach your camera to a drone, Chicago-based photographer George Lawrence was using kites to shoot aerial panoramas.
Lawrence had to use up to 17 connected kites to lift his massive camera into the air.
Kevin Kadooka is an engineering student with a knack for designing cameras that are completely open source, meaning anyone can build one!
His latest creation is a medium format box camera that uses a 3D printed body and 120 film.
via Pop Photo
spaces speak turned 3 today!
I guess this advice has been forgotten by a lot of drivers today - especially where I live. I dare not to count how many times I got soaked by someone driving to close and way to fast through a large puddle … Where are you’re motoring manners people??
”[…] If the road is wet, give pedestrians and cyclists a wide berth so as not to splash them with mud. […]”
Dorothy Levitt, The Woman and the Car (1908) Chapter 7
The #designhistorian in me just had to preserve this: train tickets from 2006 and 2013. I have to say, I prefer the design of the earlier ones - they actually look like train tickets