rachelanna
Most of the twenty stories that Mr. Sutter proposed are the kinds of unsexy public interest journalism more likely found on PBS than CNN: places in the U.S. where no one has has Internet or toilet paper, countries wracked by polio and leprosy, the effects of extreme poverty on children. Mr. Sutter hopes that the audience’s engagement with the story—they chose it, after all—will lead people to get involved and work for change.

New York Observer on Change the List (via cnnchangethelist)

my colleague and pal john sutter is asking viewers to vote on the five untold social justice stories he’ll cover this year. do it!

(via rachelanna)
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new-aesthetic:

“Dewey-Hagborg […] extracts DNA from each piece of evidence she collects and enters this data into a computer program, which churns out a model of the face of the person who left the hair, fingernail, cigarette or gum behind. […] From those facial models, she then produces actual sculptures using a 3D printer.”
Creepy or Cool? Portraits Derived From the DNA in Hair and Gum Found in Public Places | Collage of Arts and Sciences

Reminds me a tiny bit of that weird moment in “Birth of a Nation” when the killer is revealed based on the image burned on the victim’s eyeball.

new-aesthetic:

“Dewey-Hagborg […] extracts DNA from each piece of evidence she collects and enters this data into a computer program, which churns out a model of the face of the person who left the hair, fingernail, cigarette or gum behind. […] From those facial models, she then produces actual sculptures using a 3D printer.”

Creepy or Cool? Portraits Derived From the DNA in Hair and Gum Found in Public Places | Collage of Arts and Sciences

Reminds me a tiny bit of that weird moment in “Birth of a Nation” when the killer is revealed based on the image burned on the victim’s eyeball.