Beautiful, well-preserved Greek mosaics recovered in a southern Turkey excavation site with discoveries dating back to 2nd Century BC. (Via Erin M. Hartshorn)
That advertising drives perception is well-known especially in the areas of body image, but gender roles is another place where ads have had a real impact. This article both provides an amusing glimpse into the past and scary evidence of the power of advertising to not just drive social perceptions, but do it amazing quickly. Just imagine what those companies could have accomplished if they turned their hands toward social justice.
A comparison of Apple and Amazon’s policies toward indie authors. It’s heavily biased toward Apple, but provides facts to back up each point.
Self-Driving Cars (Technology)
Some thoughts about human behavior changes once the self-driving cars are available.
Historical Fiction (Writing)
Tips for making your historical fiction feel realistic.