The Atlantic’s Timeline function shows you what’s happened in the world throughout your lifetime. It’s mostly serious stuff, but this cracked me up:
“This is what Hollywood thought teenagers looked like the year you became one.”
(Many a person has compared me to Ally Sheedy in the above photo.)
Also from the Atlantic: A Benedictine monk is helping to save Islamic manuscripts.
“Never read the comments” is well-known advice. But what if you had to prove you’d read an article before commenting on it? One news site in Norway is experimenting.