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11 Black Sci Fi Authors to Read Right Now

At Book Riot, Erika Hardison has a swell list of Black science fiction authors for you to read! “What the authors I’ve listed below are especially good at is using Black diaspora culture to influence how we see ourselves in alternative historical timelines and the future with enhanced […]

“Greetings in 55 Languages”

The Future Fire shares and annotates the 55 greetings on the Voyager Golden Record. “This is my best attempt at listing all the greetings and languages on the Voyager Golden Record. I’ve annotated the bits I’m not sure about or that seem incomplete. This is what we, in […]

Letter Locks

Atlas Obscura looks into the world of letter locks, twists, folds and tears that kept letters secure before envelopes. It’s pretty cool. You should click through and see for yourself. (Thanks, Polly!)