5 Interesting Links for 07-07-2017

Curiosities (Reading)

Questions of format have always been an issue, as this collection of miniature books shows.
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/miniature-books-iowa-antique

Discrimination (Society)

Just as they have now determined bullying has life-long impact, so too is research finding systematic racism in the US responsible for the disparity in infant mortality between blacks and whites. It’s a huge leap forward from blaming mothers and assuming they lie when saying what they did during pregnancy, but it offers no easy answers and addressing the problem is a long-term issue.
https://www.thenation.com/article/whats-killing-americas-black-infants/

Amber (Paleontology)

Amber offers a glimpse at aspects not preserved in fossils, like the feathers on a very young extinct bird from 98 million years ago, which allows for a better understanding of the bird’s development cycles.
https://www.livescience.com/59432-cretaceous-chick-in-amber.html

Photography (Interesting People)

This is a beautiful story of being in the right place at the right time. It worked out because the woman is self-assured and beautiful.
http://scubby.com/nigerian-bread-seller-accidentally-photobombs-rap-star-gets-modeling-contract/

Research (Writing)

For all those writing historical-based fiction, or doing costuming, this article explains about an incredible resource for seeing what people wore and when. (Via Juliette Wade)
https://qz.com/1002651/google-has-built-a-stunning-searchable-archive-of-3000-years-of-world-fashion/

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