Question of the Day
Friday's Question of the Day didn't end up in the MRD, so we'll re-print it here! Thursday's Question of the Day asked … On March 4, 1880, The New York Daily Graphic published "the first reproduction of a photograph with a full tonal range in a newspaper." What did it depict? That would be "A Scene in Shantytown," which you can see here. We've come a long way!
Congratulations to WheelsForWomen, Ireland's first motoring website for women, for being the very first to answer that question correctly! Honorable mentions also go out to Ken Walker of the Tampa Bay Times, M. Edward Borasky, Craig Pittman also at the Tampa Bay Times, Ron Harris of the Associated Press, Jeanne Kirk, Lynda Albertson, Skyra Rideaux, LITE, Hiram Reisner, Marco Romandini, Rachel Roh, Hugh Cutler, and Edward Tenner for also getting it right!
As for today's question: Czech writer and journalist Karel Čapek was credited with inventing and introducing a strange, new word in 1920 for a concept that was still alien then, but now it's used all over the world. What is the word?
Click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. We’ll announce the winners tomorrow!