11 February 2009

My "Ironic Iconic America" co-host Bar Refaeli has just landed the Nobel Prize of the modeling profession--the coveted cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Pretty racy stuff, but my favorite photograph is still this one from Las Vegas last year on our way to a wedding chapel to almost get married. Why is Bar holding my shoe? Magic trick gone horribly wrong. (Photo by Atsushi Nishijima.)

4 February 2009
Palm Springs, California

Artist Jason Hackenwerth puts the finishing touches on his walk-in balloon sculpture at the 2009 TED Conference.

1 February 2009

Joshua Tree, California

Danger and play in the High Desert.