What else was happening during well known historical events? Where did the fax machine and the Oregon Trail overlap? What about Woolly Mammoths and the Great Pyramids?
The Disney film may be considered a classic, but Princeton University Press has more successfully delivered Felix Salton’s original message.
Ah the joy of a good scale bar. Here we find out how big the earth would be if the Milky Way was the size of the US.
Why are barns red? Bubble gum pink? Why do doctors wear white coats? The reasons vary.
It’s Friday. Time to zone out with a film of pencils being manufactured in Japan.
What does the timeline of human existence look like when physically laid out to scale? How does that compare to the timeline of the universe?
The winners of this year’s Optical Illusion competition.
How well-designed is your state’s flag?
Rebecca Lawrence discusses how connections across all aspects of the system are needed for open research to flourish and deliver upon its promise.
Back to SXSW this year! Hear about the conference, the speakers, and the themes. Tell us what resonates with you the most!
Modern “word processing” programs can do everything from check spelling and grammar to finishing your sentences for you. This might be convenient for the creator, but some “helpful” upgrades can wreak havoc for manuscript editors. In today’s Guest Post, Bruce Rosenblum and Sylvia Izzo Hunter explore the pitfalls of making the comments features less editor friendly.
Part three of a three-part series aims to discuss the topic of advancing accessibility within scholarly communication with the focus of digital accessibility.
We’re off through the New Year. Here are some beautiful books to tide you over….
We don’t talk very much about physical production values for books. What message does that send to readers of scholarly titles?
Why do US road signs look different from those seen in the rest of the world?