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Article about the real-life person who was the Jane Roe in the famous American supreme-court court case Roe v. Wade. There was a lot more to her story than I was aware.
Her Name Was Norma by Yasmin Nair
(Via @pastachips on Twitter)
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.
Letterform Archive is a museum of typography and type design in San Francisco and now has an online archive.
(Via The Online Archive Is Now Open to All via Brand New: Letterform Archive Online)Noted by Damian Cugley .
Excerpts from the Economist about diversity and immigration (both human and arboreal), featuring the most diverse district in Africa, the Cockneys of Thetford, and California’s eucalyptus trees.
Long read on how the USA includes a lot of territories that we mostly forget about.