This week, “From the Outside In” shares the story of how Eadweard Muybridge’s photograph, “Horse in Motion,” helped prove that all four hooves leave the ground when a horse is running.
Caption: Eadweard Muybridge. “Horse in Motion,” Photography collection, Harry Ransom Center.
Of course I had to reblog this!
Hmmm…correlation??? Uh, yeah, maybe so!!!And guess who makes up the majority of those incarcerated? It’s a war on Black, Brown and poor people.
And believe it or not, such statistics and their ethnographic correlation make it into my thesis on Thoroughbred racehorse rescue.
Photographer Matthieu Paley spent more than a decade photographing the Afghan Kyrgyz people, who live in one of the world’s most remote and inhospitable areas.
Read the full story here
Stats Pr0n of the Day: U.S. Map of Hate Speech on Twitter
Since June 2012, Dr. Monica Stevens of Humboldt State University in California has been mapping more than 150,000 geotagged tweets that contain homophobic, racist or abliest language. The result is the Geography of Hate, an interactive map of the U.S. which reveals the hotspots of “hate tweets” across the country. A deeper analysis of the project is available at Floating Sheep.
Map of the Tibetan empire at its greatest extent between the 780s and the 790s CE.
The Tibetan Empire once covered land that includes the countries of: India, Afghanistan, Nepal, China, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.
This is an awesome graphic I will use the next time I teach a Tibet class.