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The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …

Swiss urged to provide missing links to Nazi-looted art

As a major hub for the sale and transfer of Nazi-looted art during the Second World War, Switzerland is said to hold the key to provenance gaps that …

This beautiful tree explains modern art history

The tree below, drawn by Miguel Covarrubias in 1940, is an amazing way to visualize the history of modern art in the West. It traces the different schools that sprang up, from post-Renaissance France to surrealists like Salvador Dalí.<p>You can click on each of the red icons in the image to learn more …

Art History Today

Map of Italy, 1500<p>One of the problems that I face when I teach survey courses on renaissance art is this: what model should I adopt, especially with …

Artist: Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) The Boulevard Montmartre on a Winter Morning (1897) Metropolitan Museum of Art Posted by Nicoletta

The genre debate: 'Literary fiction' is just clever marketing

In the third of our series on literary definitions, Elizabeth Edmondson argues that Jane Austen never imagined she was writing Literature. Posterity made that decision for her<p>• Gaynor Arnold: We don't think of Dickens as a historical novelist • Juliet McKenna: Science fiction travels farther than …

7 Characteristics Associated With Long Life (And How to Cultivate Them)

As much as we focus on food and fitness as the "physical" arbiters of health and longevity, there appears to be much more to it. In fact, most research fails to find any grand commonalities in the diet and fitness patterns of the <i>longest</i> lived. From Okinawans with their sweet potatoes to Japanese …

Artist : Lesser Ury © Posted by Humam

Reading Bingo Challenge 2014

When facing a new year filled with so many possibilities for resolutions, sometimes it's hard to know where to start. Do you want to challenge …

Kids

35 Perfect Examples of the Art of the Short Story

People can argue all day about the greatest novels, but there is never enough discussion about short story collections. In honor of the first …

Are these words composers or types of pasta?

17 October 2017, 17:35<p>Think you can tell your pasta from your composers? It's time to put your knowledge to the test with our Composer or Pasta …

Recipes

We're Living In The World Cyberpunk Tried to Warn Us About - Unbound Worlds

I’ve got a theory about why we don’t see too much proper Cyberpunk fiction: It’s because the crazy, techno-fueled dystopia described by writers like …

Our Greatest Political Novelist?

Sometime in the past couple of generations, capitalism’s victory over our hearts and minds seems to have become complete, in that hardly anyone even notices it anymore. It’s a monoculture, taken for granted, like monogamy, or monotheism, or having one sun. It’s hard to think of any “serious” …

Artist: Natalia Rudzina Watercolor 24x30cm oil, cotton, board https://www.facebook.com/rudsina Posted by Lara

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Science Fiction

BERNINI, Gian Lorenzo

BERNINI, Gian Lorenzo<p>Truth (Justice)<p>1645-52<p>Carrara marble, height 277 cm<p>Galleria Borghese, Rome

BOSCH, Hieronymus

BOSCH, Hieronymus<p>The Cure of Folly (Extraction of the Stone of Madness)<p>1475-80<p>Oil on panel, 48 x 35 cm<p>Museo del Prado, Madrid

Remembering 'Holy Minimalist' Composer John Tavener

British composer Sir John Tavener, whose music became a cultural touchstone that stretched far beyond the classical sphere, has died at age 69. His death was announced by his publisher, Chester Music, which noted that the composer died at home in Child Okeford, Dorset, earlier Tuesday. No cause of …

Advanced Mathematics With Legos In A Washing Machine

Science with colorful bricks<p>Every generation, a scientific paper comes along that rocks the very foundations of research, upturns our sense of the world, leaves us collapsed, in awe at everything that we, for all of our work, still fail to comprehend about the universe. "Random Structures from Lego …

Report: Apple Stores will soon offer display and part replacements for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>It seems that enough people have already managed to break their iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c en masse for Apple(s aapl) to start …

Mobile Technology

13 Reasons to Read Sci-Fi by Women

It was supposed to be 10 Reasons.<p>I tried. I really did. I just couldn't get the list that short.<p>Actually, I have mixed feelings about these lists. I don't believe there's any good reason for science fiction (or anything) created by women to be treated differently than sci-fi by men. If a book (or …

Classical music is shouting so loud people can't hear it

'And like they say in the East, things have meaning outside the labels or descriptions you might give them. We've got to be conscious of that space. …

magictransistor:

Jan Brueghel, <i>The Voyage of St. Ursula to Cologne</i> (1420)

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

World Book Day: the most spectacular libraries in the world

5 favorite historical mysteries of fall 2013 - Blog Post

Don't you just love a great historical mystery? There's nothing like getting sucked into the terrible secrets hiding in the gaslit streets of …

The River Thames with St. Paul's Cathedral on Lord Mayor's Day Artist: Canaletto Completion Date: c.1746 Place of Creation: London, United Kingdom Style: Rococo Genre: veduta Technique: oil Material: canvas Dimensions: 26.8 x 37.6 cm Gallery: The Lobkowicz Collections, Prague Castle, Czech Republic http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/canaletto/ posted by Lee

Eating popcorn in the cinema makes people immune to advertising

Study by Cologne University concludes that chewing makes advertising ineffective<p>Eating popcorn in the cinema may be irritating not just for fellow movie goers, but for advertisers: a group of researchers from Cologne University has concluded that chewing makes us immune to film advertising.<p>The …

Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor

• <b>Author:</b> Willard Sterne Randall<p>In the first contemporary biography of Benedict Arnold, prize-winning journalist and historian Willard Sterne Randall unearths startling new evidence on the most famous treason in American history, explaining why the man George Washington considered his best general …