Johnny Cash Wrote Science-Fiction – Arkansas Times

Good morning. Did you know that in 1953, before his first recordings, Johnny Cash wrote a science fiction short story called “The Holografik Danser”? According to Steve Turner’s biography, “The Man Called CASH,” he wrote a number of short stories during this period, many under the pen name “Johnny Dollar.”

Source: Johnny Cash Wrote Science-Fiction – Arkansas Times

4,000-Year-Old Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Underworld May Be Oldest Illustrated ‘Book’ | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Book of Two Ways

Archaeologists recovered the remnants of an ancient “Book of Two Ways” from a sarcophagus

Source: 4,000-Year-Old Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Underworld May Be Oldest Illustrated ‘Book’ | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

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After 95 years of exclusivity, these films, books and compositions are now free for use by everyone.

Source: Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Ernie Colón, Comic Book Artist Who Drew 9/11, Dies at 88 – The New York Times

His art captured the whimsy of Richie Rich, the fantasy realms of Amethyst and the horror of the terrorist attacks.

SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?

Source: SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.

Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson