"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.
Schwarz noted in relation to this picture, of himself age 29, that “I had become fat and large.” Inside the remarkable fashion diary of a Renaissance merchant.
Fauconnet, Le Sol, 1918
The Kodak pavilion at the 1964 World’s Fair.
Introducing our seventh quarterly issue, “Futures of the Past.” Read our editorial letter.
"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.
Original art for today’s new article, "Angelica’s Baby."
Pixel art for our new article: "The History of Mana: How an Austronesian Concept Became a Video Game Mechanic."