Extra Credit Suggested Readings from JSTOR Daily Editors

Suggested Readings: Hard Drinking, Poor Neighborhoods, Animal Eyes

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. ...
Lake Mungo

The Bones of Australia’s Lake Mungo

For 40,000 years, human remnants remained buried in the sand at Lake Mungo, hidden by the changed landscape.
Three blurred figures taking a photo with a selfie stick

#museumselfies: Museums and Selfies in this Digital Age

Will selfies save our museums? Find out about this growing #museumselfie trend.
Protestor holding up a sign reading, "Today we march...tomorrow we vote."

Immigrants and Politics in the 1890s and Today

A comparison between immigration policies in the 1890s and today.
Fire

The Importance of Fire to Human Life

The cultural importance of fire.
Mervyn Peake

Peake Experiences: Fabian Peake on the Work of His Father, Gothic Fantasy Novelist Mervyn Peake

An interview with the son of Mervyn Peake, author of the Gormenghast trilogy.
Sheet music for "Good-morning to All"

The Woman Behind “Happy Birthday to You”

The story of Patty Smith Hill, the woman who wrote "Happy Birthday To You"
Summer lake jump

Three Summer Studies to Beat the Heat

The dangers of summer vacation.
Dense group of mangrove trees

The Magnificent, Maligned Mangrove

The mangrove is essential to ecosystems, but is in danger of becoming extinct.
Black and white photograph of the Postdam Conference group from 1945

Potsdam and the Origins of the Cold War

An exploration of Potsdam and its effects on the Cold War.