Items for August 2016

The Improbable, Bold History of Space Concept Art

Tags: space, art, history

A very comprehensive and precise spec

Tags: computers, humor, comics

The Secret Furry Patrons Keeping Indie Artists Afloat

Tags: art, fandom, economics

Ancient Egyptian works to be published together in English for first time

Tags: antiquity, books

Seldom-seen photos show what America looked like in the 1940s…in color

Tags: america, vintage, photos

Scene at MIT: Margaret Hamilton’s Apollo code

A brief history of the famous 1969 photo of the software that sent humans to the moon.

Tags: cool, space, computers, vintage, photos

Once a magnificent medieval city and home to 200,000 people, the ghost city of Ani is now completely abandoned and has stood empty for centuries

Tags: cities, middle ages

Words That Once Meant Something Different

Tags: language, history