Alfred Hitchcock would have turned 114 years old this week, and to celebrate his birthday, designers Adam Frost and Zhenia Vasiliev put together this gorgeous infographic charting all the director’s tics, signatures, and obsessions.
(Click for a zoomable version.)
(Spotted at the Guardian and reprinted with the authors’ permission.)
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.