A Dr Seussian bird from the Drake Manuscript at the Morgan Library, c. 1586. Digitized here.

A Dr Seussian bird from the Drake Manuscript at the Morgan Library, c. 1586. Digitized here.

"Stop this now!" LBJ shoots down the idea of a female astronaut, 1962. (The letter was drafted by his secretary, rejected by the Vice-President, then filed away, unsent). Read more.

"Stop this now!" LBJ shoots down the idea of a female astronaut, 1962. (The letter was drafted by his secretary, rejected by the Vice-President, then filed away, unsent). Read more.

A handy guide to what dreaming about different teeth falling out meant to the Romans.

A handy guide to what dreaming about different teeth falling out meant to the Romans.

"The only surviving fragment of Winsor McCay’s now lost The Centaurs, produced in 1921 by Rialto Productions. The animation is notable for it’s particular quality of line and movement way ahead of its time (20 years before Disney would reach such heights with Fantasia) and for a strange little moment when one of the centaurs strikes down a bird with a stone for seemingly no reason." Via.