Monday’s must-reads fly high, get down and go back in time.
Aging Autism: Meet Donald Gray Triplett, 77, the first person ever to be diagnosed with autism. His current life is a preview of many diagnosed children’s futures. (The Atlantic)
Palin’s Predecessors: The Mama Grizzlies weren’t the first group of conservative women to gain a following. In 1995, several women beat the Republican establishment all the way to Congress. (The Daily Beast)
Conspiracy Theories: As many as one in five people believe President Obama is the Antichrist. Why do people believe such out-there theories? (Slate)
False Centrism: Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” claims to support a moderate point of view, attacking both left and right. But is it accurate to equate the far right and the far left? (Salon)
Back in My Day: From the “horn book” to the iPad, this interactive graphic traces the history of classroom technology. (New York Times)
Online Milestone: Flickr’s five billionth photo is a pretty cool shot of the Woodward’s building in Vancouver, Canada. (Flickr)
Gleeful Game: 8-Bit Glee will get you nostalgic and excited for the show’s new season, at the same time. (TheDailyWh.at)
Elsewhere on TIME.com: In honor of Boardwalk Empire’s premiere, check out the Top 10 Pop-Culture Gangsters.
Must-See: OK Go’s newest music video is one of its typical one-take extravaganzas. But this time, there are incredibly talented dogs involved. Why are you still reading this description?