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Short documentary about the 1-tonne fount imported from Hong Kong to print the the New Zealand Chinese Growers’ Monthly Journal and its relevance to Chinese New Zealanders.
Twitter thread on how before the debut of Amazing Stories in 1926 there was a thriving fandom living in the letter pages of Western Story Magazine
Drew Gardner takes photographs of people done up to look like their famous ancestors. Here’s a particularly poignant example: Shannon LaNier is a many-times-great-grandchild of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, his slave.
This comprehensive exploration of women and girls in early rock & roll music started life as a PhD thesis
(Via Mat Osman on Twitter)Noted by Damian Cugley .
Timeline of ancient civilizations
(Via kottke.org on Twitter)