AR Puts Notable Women on US Bills

Notable Women—a project from former Treasurer of the USA, Rosie Rios, along with Google Creative Lab and Nexus Studios—lets anyone with a smartphone camera and the power of augmented reality put one of history’s most important women on the front of a bill. Once AR identifies the bill, it’ll place a portrait there and, by tapping said portrait, you’ll be able learn about that woman’s contributions …

Japan’s Very Expensive Luxury Fruit

Japan’s Sembikiya stores are anything but regular fruit shops. Full of fruit displayed like luxury handbags or high-end jewelry, these shops sell strawberries, watermelons and more—for up to around $27k. Established in 1834, Sembikiya is famous for its fancy fruit and the reason it’s so expensive is because of the incredible sizes and shapes. From tennis ball-sized strawberries (which sell for about $4.5k) to square …

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Mourning Prince, putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, finding a huge coral reef and more this week

1. Prince Has Died at 57 Following an investigation at his home and recording studio Paisley Park, it’s been confirmed that Prince has died at 57. Prince Rogers Nelson, a truly legendary musician, released 39 albums throughout his career, garnering seven Grammy Awards and earning him a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the hearts of millions of fans. While the …

Harriet Tubman is the New Face of the $20 Bill

After announcing last summer that they had plans to replace the face of Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill with a woman, the US Treasury has finally settled on which woman to depict: Harriet Tubman. The historical abolitionist, civil rights activist and humanitarian will actually not replace Hamilton, though, as the Treasury has decided instead to add her to the $20 bill, along with Andrew …

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A new dinosaur, behind the scenes with Fujifilm, the end of Cute Overload and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Christine Osinski’s Photos of 1980s Staten Island In the upcoming book “Summer Days: Staten Island,” photographer Christine Onsinski captures the spirit of residents of New York City’s “forgotten borough.” Taken during the summer seasons of the 1980s, the monochromatic images offer a glimpse into the culture of Staten Island, which sits just a ferry ride away from the bustling streets of Manhattan. AnOther recently …