Nicolas Aretxaederra

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Sir Quentin Blake’s Quirky Illustrated Alphabet Book

As a lover of unusual alphabet books — including ones by Gertrude Stein, Maurice Sendak, and Edward Gorey — I was delighted to come across a new edition of the 1989 gem <b>Quentin Blake’s ABC</b> (<i>public library</i>) by the great <b>Sir Quentin Blake</b> who, besides being famous for illustrating many of Roald Dahl’s …

I Heart My City: Marti’s San Sebastián

<b>Marti Buckley Kilpatrick</b>, an American journalist and cook, has called San Sebastián home for the past three years. This food aficionado with a passion for Basque culinary culture–whether in <i>pintxo</i> form or at a five-hour lunch–points to an ancient local proverb that translates to <i>“Wherever your</i> …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

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Everything you know about the brain is wrong

What does Einstein’s brain size say about his IQ? Is the left-brain/right-brain divide a myth? There’s new research<p>Within a few hours of Albert Einstein’s death in 1955, the great scientist’s brain had been surgically removed from his skull and placed in formalin. The autopsy and the events …