Ireland Chooses Love in Historic Referendum on Gay Marriage By a margin of nearly 2-to-1, Ireland becomes the first country on Earth to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
A Whole Lot of People Bared Their Feet to Help TOMS Give Away Nearly 300,000 Shoes The internet went shoeless this month for a good cause.
France to Stop Trashing, Start Donating, All Unsold Supermarket Food France’s new law bans stores from throwing away unsold food. Instead, it will be given away to those in need.
Inspired Designer Creates Literal Coffee Cups From Recycled Grounds Never in history has the phrase “I’ll have a cup of coffee” been more accurate.
Authentic Palestinian Cuisine? There’s an App for That “Palestine on a Plate” courts controversy in an effort to reclaim a culinary legacy.
Mother-To-Be Becomes a Living Canvas for Her Unborn Baby In “Bellypaint,” a pregnant woman undergoes an artistic transformation to celebrate the life growing inside her.
The dozen or so apple varieties commonly found at any grocery store represent only a fraction of the thousands of named varieties that exist in the world. Over the course of one fall, the Bay Area photographer Jonathan Gerken searched nearby farmers' markets and remote orchards for unique, lesser-known cultivars. He found 47 apples. Some are familiar. Others are striking. After photographing the apples—whole and split neatly in half—Gerken ate each one. The end result is a little 4 x 5-inch book called appropriately Apples I Have Eaten.
All photographs © 2007 by Jonathan Gerken.
Courtesy of Chronicle Books.
Rhode Island Greening
Winter Red Flesh