A collector rescued 850K discarded negatives. This is what he foundA collector rescued 850K discarded negatives. This is what he found

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For the last decade, Thomas Sauvin has been purchasing discarded color negatives by the kilogram from a recycling plant outside Beijing. The old 35-millimeter films capture family outings, weddings, birthdays, vacations — anonymous, everyday memories that would otherwise be lost.


The one item of clothing in every genius' closetThe one item of clothing in every genius' closet

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When the disgraced health entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes was indicted on fraud charges for her lab-testing company Theranos last year, much of the media discussion rested not on her alleged corporate recklessness and staggering abuses of trust, but on her sartorial choices: black jackets, black slacks, and — most importantly —


The unexpected art of Ghana's hand-painted movie postersThe unexpected art of Ghana's hand-painted movie posters

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In the late 1980s, mobile cinema businesses were burgeoning in Ghana, bringing film screenings to villages and rural areas without theaters or electricity. These makeshift “video clubs” — usually made up of a diesel generator, a VCR and a TV or projector loaded onto a truck — would travel around