** Rare Helen Keller Photo Found**
This week the New England Historic Genealogy Society released this photographic of an eight-year-old Helen Keller with her teacher, Anne Sullivan. The rare image also shows Keller holding a doll. The word "doll" was the first that Keller ever spoke. The image, made 120 years ago at Cape Cod, was found in a photo album by Thaxter Spencer, 87, whose mother was a close friend of Keller. Go here for more of the story.
The English Earthquake**
How do you depict the violence of an earthquake in a still photo? David Moir of Reuters shot scientists with the British Geological Survey scanning a seismograph readout of the U.K.'s strongest earthquake in more the 20 years. The quake registered a 5.3 on the Richter scale.--David Schonauer