ShaoLan Hsueh’s Chineasy is a ingenious Kickstarter project that involves teaching Chinese through creating memorable illustrations from Chinese characters. Read more about the project here. Via Creative Bloq.
Memorial Day can find it roots in the aftermath of the American Civil War. Families honored their loved ones who had served and died by decorating their graves in late May, early June. Harper’s Weekly, covered the Civil War extensively and continued to focus on politics after the war. Each year, they would print an illustration to honor Decoration Day as it was first called.