Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The history of the selfie

Is education a waste of time and money?

Why do we need memories when everything is captured on video?

Martin Luther King Jr.: Bridge builder

Learning about antebellum America through an old quilt

Professors and writing online

American evangelicals and Israel

The Gilder Lehrman Institute and “Hamilton”

Parenting in antebellum America

Books on Paul

Commencement speeches

An interesting theory

When does writing begin?

Milk is controversial

David Blight reviews two new books on U.S. Grant