The World’s Oldest Photograph

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce’s “View from the Window at Le Gras” was taken in 1826 and is considered the world’s oldest surviving photograph. Starting September 9, the photo, which is usually housed in the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, will be on display at the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen Mannheim.

via Smithsonian Magazine Retina

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A slideshow by renowned animal photographer Tim Flach with annotations about their body language

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Out of Context: Cassetteboy vs The News

Following on from Boris Johnson’s Olympic Welcome, is cassetteboy’s re-edit of 15 editions of The BBC’s News at Six. Brilliant.