Nellie Bly was born in 1864 and was a pioneer in the field of investigative journalism. In addition to her record-breaking trip around the world (in 72 days), she also faked insanity to study a mental institution from inside its walls.
Mike Taylor of Taylor Photography captured this image on 31 July, at He achieved the ‘warp’ effect by manually zooming in from 11 to during a 25 second exposure of the Milky Way in an open field in Maine, USA.
A rare and very fine Master-Carvers adze. The bulbous body is split horizontally to accommodate the serpentine blade and subsequently tightly wrapped with a braided fiber binding. New Caledonia, Melanesia, Oceania.