Editors’ Selects: At-Home Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

An opportunity to reflect on Mexican design, heritage and history

A celebration of Mexican culture and its international influence, Cinco de Mayo evolved from the commemoration of a battle in the Franco-Mexican War on 5 May 1862. Today, within the Mexican state of Puebla, festivities abound. Across the US, many indulge in traditional Mexican cuisine and music, along with cocktails featuring the country’s beloved spirits, tequila and mezcal. For us, Cinco de Mayo extends beyond an …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Skateboarding India, poems on Mars, 3D-printed ears and more in our look at the web this week

1. Internet Early Days The first public site on the World Wide Web is now back at its original URL to celebrate the Web’s 20th anniversary. The text-only page features a brief explanation of its purpose along with a few links to biographies, technical details and more, launched on 30 April 1993. 2. A Passive Future for NYC Showing the impressive results of passive building …

Internet Early Days

Skateboarding India, poems on Mars, 3D-printed ears and more in our look at the web this week

The first public site on the World Wide Web is now back at its original URL to celebrate the Web’s 20th anniversary. The text-only page features a brief explanation of its purpose along with a few links to biographies, technical details and more, launched on 30 April 1993.