Widget for impatient readers

This little flag tells you how much time left to read till the end of the article. I don’t know if it’s pandering to people with low attention spans, but I like it anyway. See it in action here: http://informationarchitects.net/blog/responsive-typography-the-basics/.

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Which Are More Legible: Serif or Sans Serif Typefaces?

Back in 1998 when Times New Roman was still widely used on the web, my then boss made sure we always designed our web sites with Arial, as she hated the look of serif fonts on the web. Was it the case that sans serif fonts were more legible, or was it just a matter of taste?

In an effort to get at the truth, I reviewed over 50 empirical studies in typography and found a definitive answer.

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