Is that the stern sometimes concertmaster smiling? 

npr:

Isn’t being stuck on the tarmac a drag? Not when you have the Philadelphia Orchestra on board with you. Read more at NPR’s The Two-Way.

theatlantic:

How America’s Top Colleges Reflect (and Massively Distort) the Country’s Racial Evolution

[Images: National Center for Education Statistics]

UC Berkeley, my my.

npr:

President Obama’s pick for Treasury Secretary is Jack Lew — and here is his spirally signature imagined on a bill. It looks like what I write when I test an old pen. Current Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner also had a squiggly signature but made it more legible when it came time to sign the nation’s currency. See past examples of signers of U.S. currency here. — Heidi
(via ‘OoooooooO!’: Jack Lew’s Insane Signature Is Going to Be All Over Your Dollar Bills, Soon)
Photo: New York Magazine

npr:

President Obama’s pick for Treasury Secretary is Jack Lew — and here is his spirally signature imagined on a bill. It looks like what I write when I test an old pen. Current Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner also had a squiggly signature but made it more legible when it came time to sign the nation’s currency. See past examples of signers of U.S. currency here. — Heidi

(via ‘OoooooooO!’: Jack Lew’s Insane Signature Is Going to Be All Over Your Dollar Bills, Soon)

Photo: New York Magazine