This is a great overview of what’s been happening with DC Comics, which sounds really positive. Continuity is best as building blocks, but can often become a straight-jacket.
Mortal Kombat, as you’ve never seen it before.
Michael Siegel looks at the history of the Oscars, and how well they winners have head up.
Atlas Obscura looks at Tolkien and why the Dwarves are Scottish and the Elves are royalty.
These oil paintings of astronauts and rockets are pretty awesome.
Boise State football fans are unusually well adjusted.
A nice look at a program using art therapy for orphans in Jordan.
Things I did not know: Apparently, they found the woman Same Auld Lang Syne is about. Evidently, she divorced the architect (who wasn’t actually an architect).