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Brian Halsey, 'Novem II,' 1981, 8 Color Silkscreen Serigraph

Are we in the midst of a public space crisis?

Many praise the internet as a democratizing force. But with online spaces replacing physical public squares as places for debate, what do we risk losing?
It’s so easy to get sidetracked during an argument if you don’t remember just one thing. So what is it? Flickr/Daniela Vladimirova

This is why you will lose your argument

It's so easy to get side-tracked in any discussion and once that happens you're doomed. So what do you need to know to win your argument?
Some of the earliest applications of photography came in the fields of archaeology and botany. Pictured is a photograph from botanist Anna Atkins’ Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions (1843).

How photography evolved from science to art

Because a photograph came from a machine – not a human hand – many were not entirely sure if it could be called art.

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