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OSTM/Jason-2

The Ocean Surface Topography Mission on the Jason-2 satellite (OSTM/Jason-2) is a follow-on to the Jason-1 mission.<p>It launched 20 June 2008 from …

The Monkey Songokū and the Rabbit on the Moon (Songokū gyokuto)From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki Hyakushi)

<i>The Monkey Songokū and the Rabbit on the Moon (Songokū gyokuto)<br>From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki Hyakushi)</i><p>Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - 1892. Engraved by Noguchi Enkatsu, Japanese, active 1894. Published by Akiyama Buemon, 9 banchi 3 chōme Muromachi Nihonbashi-ku, Tokyo.<p><b>Geography:</b><br>Made in Japan, Asia<p><b>Period:</b><br>Meiji Period (1868-1912) <b>Date:</b><br>1889<p><b>Medium:</b><br>Color woodcut<p>Philadelphia Museum of Art

In Defense Of Young-Adult Fiction

Photographed by Kevin Rolly.<p>One of the questions I get the most is, "Why young-adult?" Why do I — a seemingly competent lady — write it, and why do …

It took a skilled team and infrared technology to uncover the portrait hiding under Picasso’s “The Blue Room” painting.

“But it was vanity that made me choose painting, vanity and chance.” –Francis Bacon

Beauty "Truths" We Now Know Are BS

You’re a smart woman, so chances are you know a lot of beauty truths. For one, sunscreen is the best way to prevent signs of aging. And, eating …

Historian at the Movies: The Monuments Men reviewed

<b>As part of our Historian at the Movies series, Dr Nigel Pollard from Swansea University reviews The Monuments Men, a true-story film about Allied</b> …

Beloved Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Leo Lionni on Creativity and the Secret of Great Storytelling

In 1959, beloved children’s book author and illustrator Leo Lionni(May 5, 1910–October 11, 1999) created a lovely little book for his grandkids, Pippo and Annie. <i>Little Blue and Little Yellow</i>, a minimalist and brilliant allegorical primer on color theory and graphic design basics, went on to inspire …