The Rijksmuseum employed an AI to repaint lost parts of Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch.” Here’s how they did it.
Fear is one of the oldest and most powerful emotions known to man, so it should come as no surprise that horror stories are as old as storytelling itself.
One of the scariest films of the 1970s didn't set out to be a horror film at all.
The more horror we consume, the harder it becomes to find a good scare. These genuinely unsettling movies should get you in the mood for Halloween.
Haunting photographs depict the dead as "still with us."
Music is often labelled a “universal language,” and according to the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, there is a good reason for that.
Societal breakdown, whether real or imagined, can lead to dramatic responses — like blood-sucking vampires.
In hell, we assume a position of moral superiority, looking down over the sinners and the poor decisions that led them to this wretched place. In heaven, Dante is looking down upon us.
Portraiture is one of the most intimate genres in all of painting, and it has reinvented itself many times across European history.
Studio Ghibli movies celebrate the natural world using a very Japanese mixture of Shinto, Buddhist, and Daoist themes.
Why you’ve probably never heard of Computer Space, which launched the video game industry 50 years ago
Computer Space lacked a critical ingredient that the other games possessed: gravity.
The "Foundation" series, recently adapted into a show by Apple TV, was inspired by a fascinating, real-life academic discipline.
The Swedish Academy honored the writer for his uncompromising inquiry into the lasting consequences of Africa’s colonization.
Yukio Mishima treated his life as if it were a story — one with a surprising and deadly final act.
Bolsheviks planned to erect a towering monument to the socialist cause, but their quixotic ideas never got off the ground.
Although the statue’s political connotations faded over time, its eyes remain fixed on a key moment in Florentine history.
The German artist painted death as it appeared in life – omnipresent and hidden in plain sight.
Ever wondered what oxytocin receptor proteins sound like?
"The name's Bond. Jane Bond."
A team of computer scientists and musicologists have finally completed Beethoven’s unfinished 10th Symphony
Due to deteriorating health, all Beethoven left behind for his final symphony were some musical sketches.
This is a time for family and friends to gather, watch the full moon and eat mooncakes and other delicacies.
This freshly unearthed image drastically alters the meaning of one of the artist's most celebrated works.
Russian movies continue to be used as a mouthpiece for the country's political leadership.
Some intellectuals use charisma and deception to obscure the holes in their arguments. Here is how to see through their smokescreen.
Though gloomy and dense, Russian literature is hauntingly beautiful, offering a relentlessly persistent inquiry into the human experience.
Unstable politics and virtue signaling are responsible for creating bureaucratic nightmares.