Today, you might already know, is the winter solstice. That means for people living in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the longest night of the year. However, as science blogger Colin Schultz points out, tonight will also be the longest night ever.
A Letter from Michael Metelits, Son of Marion Stokes Marion Stokes Television News Archivist Dear Patron, My mother didn’t go to college. Black women didn’t go to university in the late 40s. Instead, she was directed to library school. She became a feminist and an activist. But mostly, she was an archivist.
Hello! Thanks so much for joining us this year for WordSesh! Would love to get your feedback on how you think it went and what you’d like to see for next year!
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How do you visualize the decades-long career of a jazz titan? Songs written? Records recorded? Notes played? In this beautiful visualization, which looks almost like a record shot into space, the prolific body of work left behind by jazz great Miles Davis is visualized by the lives of the artists he touched.
In a word: crappy. To be clear, I don’t currently sell any sort of electronic goods or services, either domestically or internationally. However I had hoped next year would be the first year I’d do so. The recent coverage of changes to Europe’s VAT regulations makes me incredibly hesitant.