Presented with these two semantically identical statements, people will believe the top one more than the bottom one. Why is this? And what does it tell us about John Keats' famous dictum about beauty and truth?
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Typography has drastically changed the way that we learn, work and communicate with each other. In the following video, stop-motion artist Ben Barrett-Forrest furiously taps his way through the medium's rich and detailed history; from the demise of hand-written books to the origin of popular typefaces (Comic Sans gets a drubbing, naturally).
Windows: One of the problems with selecting the best font for your message is most programs only allow you to see your copy in the selected font one at a time. Freeware program FontViewOK helps you compare your options very easily.