October 31, 2020

Spectacular Series Imagines Life in a House Submerged Deep in the Ocean

Artist Devin Elle Kurtz creates stunning digital art with a dreamy, otherwordly quality. When she is not working as the lead background painter for the Netflix animated show Disenchantment, she develops her own personal projects, like the series of underwater paintings called Mermay | Underwater House. These fantastical illustrations depict children roaming about a house submerged in the ocean.

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October 2, 2020

Fun Illustrations Visualize of the “Same” Words With Different Meanings

Language lovers will be thrilled to know that illustrator Bruce Worden is back to regularly updating his popular website Homophones, Weakly. Since 2011, Worden has been illustrating homophones, which are two or more words having the same pronunciation, but different spelling and meaning. Though the illustrations tapered off after 2016, Worden has been quite productive this year, particularly as he's focusing on a new category—homographs. What is a homograph?

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September 21, 2020

RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg: People Are Sharing Tributes To the Pioneering Supreme Court Justice

On Friday, September 18, 2020, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87 due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. The death marks the loss of the second woman ever confirmed to the Supreme Court and a pioneer who advocated for women's rights. In her later years, she became a cultural icon for younger generations, donning popular “dissenting collars” while earning the nickname “Notorious R.G.B.

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