We know you’re not supposed to play with your food, but we couldn’t resist posting these illustrations by artist, Hong Yi. For nearly a month now, she has been creating fun illustrations with food. The parameters for the project were that only a backdrop of a white plate could be used and that the image had to be entirely made of food. You can see more of her illustrations here.
“The highest enjoyment of timelessness―in a landscape selected at random―is when I stand among rare butterflies and their food plants. This is ecstasy, and behind the ecstasy is something else, which is hard to explain. It is like a momentary vacuum into which rushes all that I love. A sense of oneness with sun and stone.” ―Vladimir Nabokov, Speak, Memory
“Change does not just begin at a point in time,” Anthony Lewis wrote; “it builds on history.”
In a Web-only essay, Anthony Lewis and the March to Equality, Lincoln Caplan remembers the New York Times columnist who transformed coverage of the Supreme Court.
(photo by Matt H. Wade)
Killadelphia’s murder victims totaled 327 people last year. “When you get shot, you don’t just get shot once. You get shot multiple times with high-caliber weapons,” Philadelphia’s police commissioner said in December.
The shootings are so frequent that the media has virtually stopped reporting the crimes. That’s something the Gun Crisis Reporting Project is seeking to change, one photograph at a time.
Photo by Tom Kelly IV, GunCrisis.org