Week in Sparks: The History of Air Force One, What’s Next for Michael Phelps, & #WorldPhotographyDay

From investigative journalism that shines a light on restrictive voting laws to brilliant night skies to hot new films worth watching, this week in Spark storytelling informed, captivated, and inspired. Read on to see what’s catching fire this week!

Happy #WorldPhotographyDay!
Today we celebrate 177 years of photography. Check out the incredible night sky images in this Spark Page by @ckopix to see just how far we’ve come.
Adobe Spark Page

https://spark.adobe.com/page/346cJ0umT7Qkv/

Related: 5 Pro-Led Photo Tours to satisfy Wanderlust and Improve Skills

Racing in Rio
Olympics sailing by? Keep up with the US Sailing team in this weekly update.
Adobe Spark Page

https://spark.adobe.com/page/J5QZT68XrMT7G/

[Indie Films to Watch Next
The host of the Off-White Podcast reviewed the featured films at Sundance NEXTFEST. Get his take:

Related: How to make a short film go viral, an interview with Sundance-winning filmmaker Jim Cummings.

Voting Wars
@news21 shines a light on how restrictive voting laws in Kansas keep women and transgender people from the polls. Watch the Spark Video embedded in the story to understand this complicated issue.
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What’s in a Name?
On #WorldAviationDay, learn the little-known history behind Air Force One in this fly story from @FaaNews
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https://spark.adobe.com/page/c9jCl5tuxtNT8/

Where Phelps Is Swimming Next
@sportschronkite reports on Michael Phelps’s next dive in his career.
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http://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2016/08/14/phelps-calls-rio-proper-closure-looks-forward-to-coaching-at-asu/

Read the full story!

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