Yesterday is the birthday of the man who froze the gallop and thawed it out again.
From, of course, Wikipedia.
Amazing, isn’t it, how that film changed the way we see the world? Paintings of horses before Muybridge now look impossible to us, yet back to the caves they were all the same.
There is a (very) small but delightful exhibtion devoted to Muybridge at the local museum in Kingston Upon Thames (London, UK) for anyone near enough to visit. Well worth half an hopur of anyone’s time.
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Okay–after some technical difficulties I won’t bore you by recounting, I have an announcement. For the…
Really, it’s not like I’ve discovered a new element or anything. See you tomorrow.
…to spill beans. Any minute now, honest.
…at 5 today. [That’s 5 pm EST–sorry for the confusion.]
[Hint…I’ve turned off the comments till then.]
I’m sure you’d like to pretend that you have nothing in common with a tapeworm.