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Where Does 'Twerking' Come From?

| Posted 08.27.2013 | Books

Originally posted on the OUP blog by Anatoly Liberman: I decided to throw a look at a few tw-words while writing my previous post on the origin of...

PHOTOS: How Kodachrome Changed Our View Of America

Eric Sandweiss | Posted 05.16.2012 | Books
Eric Sandweiss

Scientists had experimented with the possibility of showing the world in color since even before the late 1800s, but it was the invention known as Kodachrome that delivered "the colors the human eye perceives" not just to obsessive eccentrics but to housewives, Boy Scouts and Rotarians.