- English in another thousand years (via)
- Fun with maps of famous journeys (via)
- Another writerly reference: jazz slang (via)
- The latest on the Antikythera Mechanism (via)
You know what's missing from modern warfare? Lawsuits.
More for writers, from Cheryl Klein.
More map lust: London (via)
Political journalism then and now.
The Dead Sea Scrolls, coming (sort of) soon to pixels near you.
I might have missed this one if not for Lisa Chellman's excellent post title.
Not only true of editors, but also of critique partners: "When we write, we might know what we mean to say, and we become blind to the looseness in our language and the gaps in our facts."