Ever thought of what Beowulf would have originally sounded like? Here’s the beginning read aloud. What a glimpse into the evolution of language.
May we all aspire to learn this special skill. Behold: Gene Kelly tap dancing… while wearing roller skates.
Thank you Longform for finding fascinating pieces. This one from Aeon, “English is Not Normal,” picks apart some distinct eccentricities of the language in which we are writing.
Ever wonder about life for the youth of Ancient Rome? TED-ed has a couple splendidly narrated and animated videos about just that.
Time is cyclical. That’s our strongest response to the website WWII Today.