Today is the 224th birthday of famed French physicist, painter, and photography pioneer Louis Daguerre. If it weren't for his pioneering efforts, none of us would be able to capture ourselves with an iPhone in front of the bathroom mirror with our shirts off to better enable us to gaze lustfully at one another.icon_lol.gif

An interesting and informative article from the Christian Science Monitor:

Boulevard du Temple [Paris, 1838]