Beat writers and bohemians: One woman’s memoir of 1950s Greenwich Village
For the coffee lovers here.
It's always good to write with good coffee.
Exotic coffee recipes from around the world.
When you write hashtags, remember to use CamelCase (where each word has a capital letter).
This makes it much easier for blind and partially-sighted people's screen reader apps to read the hashtag out loud, and makes your message much more accessible.
Polish Politicians Sue Artist-Activists for Mapping “Atlas of Hate” Six local governments sued four artist-activists who created the Atlas of Hate, an interactive map charting the country’s anti-gay zones. https://hyperallergic.com/659909/polish-politicians-sue-artist-activists-for-mapping-atlas-of-hate/
“Almost everything Jim wrote was first set down in a notebook or on any handy scrap of paper: a cocktail napkin, an empty page at the back of a book, a creased envelope..”
The Collected Works of Jim Morrison
How newspapers existed in China 900 years ago
It is commonly believed that newspapers first emerged in Europe in the early 1600s. However, there is much evidence to show that publications that could rightfully be called newspapers were thriving centuries earlier in medieval China.
The centuries-old printing history of Oxford University Press will end this summer, after the publishing house announced the last vestige of its printing arm was closing.
OUP said it follows a “continued decline in sales”, which has been “exacerbated by factors relating to the pandemic”.
I drink Indonesian Robusta, what's wrong with that? 😀
Today, June 9th is Writers' Rights Day
In the US only? Not sure.
International Writers' Day is on March 3rd.
The beat went on: what happened to Jan Kerouac, Jack’s forgotten daughter
10 Facts About the History of LGBTQ Pride Month
In fact, the Stonewall Riots were not America's first LGBTQ uprising.
Confronting the Netherlands’ Role in the Brutal History of Slavery
A Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam) exhibition explores the legacy of colonialism and misleading nature of the term "Dutch Golden Age"
Historian Kate McCaffrey, who studied the Book of Hours for nearly a year, found markings bearing the names of women who may have passed it along—at great personal risk—so it could be preserved for Anne’s daughter, the future Elizabeth I.
Why Do So Many Physicists Write Crime Novels?
Hmmm, never thought of this before🤔
When reading texts of several hundred words or more, learning is generally more successful when it’s on paper than onscreen. A cascade of research confirms this finding.
I write nonfiction. My favorite topics are feminism, gender, and history. I'm an avid coffee drinker. I blog at https://feministpassion.blogspot.com.
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