Because in a complicated world, we need such things.
War photographer Tyler Hicks on how he gets the goods (but no pictures of Hamas). A Q&A with James Estrin at the NY Times Lens blog. This is a war fought largely behind the scenes. Hamas fighters are not able to expose themselves. If they were to even step a foot on the street they […]Continue reading →
Actually it was 600,000. But still: The thing about insects is that they present infinite “contrivances,” as Darwin once put it, to divert your attention. Invertebrate collections like these throw my ADHD into overdrive. While many of us suffered through the polar vortex, Bryan Pfeiffer, writer, naturalist, bird guide, ace photographer, and a man obsessed […]Continue reading →
Bryan Pfeiffer, one of Vermont’s sharpest birders, most engaging and informative bird and dragonfly guides, and funniest people, is on Monhegan Island, Maine, scouting for a guiding trip he’s leading next week. Here’s a bit of his first report, describing some raptors hunting a bunch of blue jays. A young Cooper’s Hawk joined the fracas. […]Continue reading →