Why we take pictures

Joanne McNeil, Tiny Proofs of the Existence of the Eiffel Tower:

A picture is a vessel for a moment. If the past fails to fill it with value, a second glance in the present might post-date it with a better reason for existing.

via ParisLemon.

Jason Snell on podcasting and equipment

Officer Darren Wilson's story is unbelievable. Literally.