Worth Clicking: Olympian Helmets, Photographers Talk Back, Cool Apps & A “Get Better” Attitude

All links are hand-picked by the MediaStorm staff for your enjoyment this weekend. Cheers! 45 photographers pick their best photo apps. [XYO Blog] Follow This American Life producer Miki Meek's Instagram travel diary. [New York Times Magazine] Young people swap clothes with grandparents and parents for charming photo series. [22 Words] Shaena Mallett, a documentary and fine art photographer, captures feelings of deep loss in You Were Here. [A Still World] John Stanmeyer, World Press Photo winner for contemporary issues, talks through his award winning photograph. [thinkTank Photo on Vimeo] Industry leader MaryAnne Golon of The Washington Post interview and photo journal. [NPAA] The incredible benefits of a "get better" versus a "be good" mindset. [99u] Olympians get creative with helmut designs. [Imgur] Sochi Photo Firehose streams Olympic photos as they are downloaded. [New York Times] A disturbing look at the violence faced by the LGBT community of Russia. [Human Rights Watch on YouTube]  

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MediaStorm produces Clearing the Air for Asia Society

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Asia Society and MediaStorm collaborated to publish Clearing the Air: China's Environmental Challenge. With the 2008 Olympics starting in a matter of days, Beijing's air quality has been under close scrutiny, and despite efforts to clean it up, the pollution still poses a serious problem for everyone around. Clearing the Air looks at the overall causes of the problem, featuring a broad overview, a daily photo diary documenting "blue sky days", and resources for more information. Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia. The Society seeks to increase knowledge and enhance dialogue, encourage creative expression, and generate new ideas across the fields of policy, business, education, arts, and culture. Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Asia Society is a nonprofit educational institution with offices in Hong Kong, Houston, Los…

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