Photography

2:01pm

Fri November 9, 2012
The Picture Show

The Art Of Chinese Propaganda

Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 10:17 am

"Beloved Chairman Mao, we are loyal to you forever." 1967
Courtesy of the Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center

The Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Center lies buried in an unmarked apartment building off the tree-lined streets of the city's former French Concession. There are no signs. You have to wend your way through apartment blocks, down a staircase and into a basement to discover one of Shanghai's most obscure and remarkable museums.

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7:23am

Tue November 6, 2012
The Two-Way

PHOTO: Mitt And Ann Romney Cast Their Ballots In Massachusetts

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann Romney vote in Belmont, Mass., on Tuesday.
Charles Dharapak AP

The Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann cast their ballots near their home in Belmont, Mass. this morning.

Garrett Jackson, Romney's assistant, has been keeping a close record on Twitter of Romney's Election Day movements.

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9:53am

Thu November 1, 2012
Planet Money

Photos: Halloween On Wall Street, 2012

Lam Thuy Vo NPR

Last night I decided to cross the Brooklyn Bridge and walk around the financial district, which still doesn't have power.

As I got closer, I saw downtown Manhattan almost entirely lit by headlights of passing cars.

The streets were empty. The Municipal Building had a gothic, Dark Knight vibe.

The New York Stock Exchange, which has been running on generator power, had some Halloween-themed lighting. But it felt more spooky than festive.

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11:41am

Sat October 27, 2012
Music

PHOTOS: Martin Harley & Meiko At eTown Hall

Martin Harley (left) and Meiko
Jim Hill KUNC

KUNC took over eTown Hall on Friday night for a member appreciation concert. Here's a few scenes from an incredible night of music.

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11:16am

Tue October 23, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

See No Evil, Say No Evil. But As for Hearing? Hmmm

Originally published on Tue October 23, 2012 1:07 pm

Dorit Hockman Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

These are baby bats — embryos actually. They remind me of those See No Evil, Say No Evil, Hear No Evil monkey pictures I saw growing up, but these little guys are much, much cuter. And, of course, being bats, the hearing thing doesn't apply. Bats don't hear with our kind of ears, so of course, there's no covering-ears-up picture. That wouldn't make bat sense.

This photograph was taken by Dorit Hockman of Cambridge University. It's the 20th place winner in the Nikon Small World 2012 Photomicrography Competition.

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