Tasmanian Tree Projects: an intimate portrait from an impossible perspective

Tasmanian Tree Projects: an intimate portrait from an impossible perspective

The Tree Projects team spent 67 days documenting one eucalyptus regnans in the Styx valley of Tasmania. Using a combination of tree-climbing and elaborate arboreal rigging techniques, they produced an intimate portrait from an impossible perspective of one of the world’s largest individual flowering trees, which goes by several common names. These photos document the process that resulted in an extraordinary ultra high-definition photograph.

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32 Animated Videos by Wireless Philosophy Teach You the Essentials of Critical Thinking

32 Animated Videos by Wireless Philosophy Teach You the Essentials of Critical Thinking

Do you know someone whose arguments consist of baldly specious reasoning, hopelessly confused categories, archipelagos of logical fallacies buttressed by seawalls of cognitive biases? Surely you do. Perhaps such a person would welcome some instruction on the properties of critical thinking and argumentation? Not likely?

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The woman whose accusation led to Emmett Till’s murder has now made a horrifying admission

The woman whose accusation led to Emmett Till's murder has now made a horrifying admission

The murder of Emmett Till is one of the most brutal and horrific examples of what racism in America really looks like. In 1955, 14-year-old Chicago-native Till, who was visiting family in Money, Mississippi, was murdered in an appallingly barbaric manner by Roy Bryant and his brother-in-law J.W. Milam, after being accused by Bryant’s wife Carolyn of grabbing her and making lewd comments at her. Till’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, chose to display her son’s shockingly disfigured corpse to the world. The photo of Till’s mutilated face became one of the most infamous symbols of white supremacist terror in American history.

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