Paddington Bear made his debut on 13th October 1958. The anthropomorphised spectacled bear, known for his love of marmalade, appeared in more than 20 books written by Michael Bond. He comes from Peru and was found at Paddington Station (London) by the Browns, his human family. Paddington Bear carries a worn out suitcase and wears an old hat and a duffle coat.
The popular Times New Roman typeface is actually quite old having been designed in 1931. The Times newspaper commissioned typographer Stanley Morison after he publicly criticised the newspaper for the poor quality of its printing. The work was carried out by Victor Lardent under the direction of Morison. Times New Roman font became extremely popular when it was included on Microsoft Windows and became one of the core fonts for the Web. It is now one of the most used fonts in history. And at 14 point, it has become the U.S. State Department's standard typeface. [more...]