TEDTalks: Photos That Changed The World

Recently featured on TEDTalks, Jonathan Klein of Getty Images spoke about powerful photographs, explaining that it is not the pictures themselves that change the world, but the reactions they generate. If you’ve never watched a TEDTalk before, TED.com has a vast variety of topics from robotics to aliens translated into dozens of languages. New ones are posted every week and they are definitely worth getting addicted to.

The University of Utah is hosting its 10th annual World Tai Chi Day tomorrow. I’ll post a gallery up by Sunday.

Also: This is how you pronounce Eyjafjallajökull: [ˈɛɪjaˌfjatlaˌjœːkʏtl̥]. Do some friggin’ research, news casters.

Oh, and Buzz Aldrin punched a guy in the face a couple years ago.

Photo of the Week: Much Pink                                                From the 日本(Japan) Gallery

When sakura season hits Japan, bright blossoms explode around the country attracting thousands of locals and visitors to come and view the arrival of spring. Usually, city parks are packed with jolly picnickers camped under the blooming trees enjoying a bento and a bottle of sake. But on a gray, drizzly day, there was hardly anyone in sight.


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