"The Da Vinci Code" popularized the idea that Christians stole much of their theology. It's wrong, especially regarding Christmas.
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love my tsundoku.
Research shows that bone fragments of Jesus's (possible) brother belong to someone else.
Researchers succeed in an 80-year-old quest to find the elusive "angel particle".
The same technique is used by crime scene investigators in the FBI.
The painting measures 12,000 sq. ft. and includes over 300 life-like figures.
The laws of physics are symmetric, but the Universe isn’t. Something’s gotta give. “If antimatter and matter make contact, both are destroyed instantly. Physicists call the process ‘annihilation.” –Dan Brown When […]
Fans of Dan Brown (and Tom Hanks) hoped to get an education in the Italian Renaissance along with their beach reading (and movie-going) of The Da Vinci Code. But they're missing out on a Renaissance master of art and mathematics just as captivating and mysterious as Da Vinci—Piero della Francesca.
Guest post by Kevin Flora(Cross post from kevinflora.com) Think as if there isn’t a box, not just “outside the box”. Embrace change and accept your responsibility as a professional within […]
Dear Strange Maps, This really is the strangest, or perhaps most curious, map I’ve ever seen: Spam is almost as smart as chimpanzees these days. It gets harder and harder […]
It’s amazing what you can find in art when you really, really want to find it there. Italy’s National Committee for Cultural Heritage claims that they’ve found evidence of a […]
Obama’s signed thousands of crusading volunteers into America’s failing classrooms this week with the stroke of a pen. The expansion of Americorps represents a key step in the president’s agenda […]