Faridul Alam

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How Were Hieroglyphics Deciphered?

<i>How were Hieroglyphics deciphered?</i><p><b>Steve Theodore</b><b>:</b><p>It was a tricky task, which defied several centuries of effort. Hieroglyphic writing was a very …

Ancient History

How the Nazis Took Control of Germany

Hitler was not that popular when he first took office, but the Nazis quickly changed that, for the simple reason that power magnifies the ideas of …

Old Paintings, Grotesquely Reanimated | GIF Six-Pack

Some of these are gross, but we can't turn away.<p>Antiquated sexts, suicidal scientists, and the end of the world as we know it are just a few of the idle thoughts artist Kiszkiloszki has transformed into GIFs. Like friend of The Creators Project Scorpion Dagger, Kajetan Obarski animates old …

People really want to believe there's a 'laptop' in this ancient statue

The ancient Greeks, of course, did <i>not</i> have laptops, but the Internet loves a good conspiracy theory.<p>A few on the Internet are hoping for some amazing …

18 Embroidery Instagram Feeds to Follow

If you read design and lifestyle magazines and blogs, you know that ceramics are having a <i>major</i> renaissance right now. Everywhere I look, there’s a …

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …