An aggregation of the world’s knowledge. To generations past, that was a futuristic ideal, incoceivable outside the attempts of Britannica and the World Book encyclopedias. Yet to kids growing up today and those of us that work in an online realm, these tools are a reality. The most common example, the one that shows up on the front page of results for nearly any Google search imaginable, is Wikipedia.
Maps can show a route around a city, the specifics of a region’s geography, or the thought process behind an idea. Alternatively, maps outline processes and paths within our bodies, like those in a new exhibit at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Md. Comprised of photographs and thin slivers of human brain tissue, they illustrate the biology behind one of the most brilliant minds in history: Albert Einstein’s.
The weather has finally stopped trying to cling to the idea of winter and has blessed us with some sun and heat; with Wednesday’s 91-degree heat breaking a 91 year-old record for D.C. The change in temperature doesn’t only change the fashion but also the conversation, because after months of trying to ignore the dreary weather, now everyone wants to talk about what’s going on outside. Continue reading Warm Weather!
Though only 44 total women have served in the Senate, this term sees the largest number of women serving in the Senate at one time so far in history. This infographic from the New York Times shows all of the women of the Senate throughout history, showing their term length, state, and party. Continue reading Women of the Senate
Today we feel obligated to share a story that quickly made its way around our studio this week — that of traditional sign-writer and designer, David A. Smith. It’s safe to say we each experienced a moment of complete awe when watching his incredibly intricate process of designing John Mayer‘s recent Born and Raised album cover.