Think newspapers’ obituary sections are just about dying? Think again. They’re celebrations of humanity — with lessons for us all, according to data analyst Lux Narayan.
This week’s digital mailbag includes thoughts on the late Rita Pierson’s call to educational arms and a very personal response to Stella Young’s argument that just because she’s in a wheelchair, we really shouldn’t see her as being an inspiration.
How World of Warcraft might just save humanity, how Europe isn’t dead, and how you can help a legendary designer read his own obituaries. It must be Friday; today’s must-read stories are all about death.