Sunday, March 26, 2023

Today's Random Stuff: Horses, Dogs. and Turning Points

First, here is an amazing photo "Slam on the Brakes" from The Atlantic. It is © Steven Zhou and was taken in Ontario in August 2022. It won the 2023 Sony World Photography Award, in the Motion category. The Atlantic writes "Barrel racing is a competition where cowgirls ride quickly around barrels; the one that does this in the shortest time wins. Every time a horse reaches a barrel it needs to brake sharply, turn around the barrel and then race to the next one." 
Next, some other animal crackers:
Moving on, history really is just one damn thing after another -- an historian on Twitter asked "what is the dumbest way a huge turning point in history began?" and here are some great replies: Finally, this:

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