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The Best Jazz Reissues and Rediscoveries of 2017

Like the history of cinema, the history of jazz depends largely on availability, which is why roundups of historical reissues and discoveries is more than a matter of new delights—it’s a question of setting the record straight. When Ornette Coleman died, at the age of eighty-five, in 2015, his …

Makeup & War Are More Intricately Connected Than You Realized

When you think of war, you might think of parachutes, tank track marks, and brown and green uniforms — it's not often that an image of a compact pops …

5 Cartoons That Had Some Serious Fun With Classical Music

Classical music and throwback cartoons are seemingly inseparable. Here are five of our favorites that blend some awesome music with animated hijinks.

Where Did the English Language Come From?: An Animated Introduction

If you've ever deliberately studied the English language — or, even worse, taught it — you know that bottomless aggravation awaits anyone foolish …

How to Stream Opera and Classical Music Performances

The sites where opera and classical music fans can watch their favorites perform around the world.<p>A quiet but major revolution has taken place in …

A Visual Glossary of Greek Pottery

<b>Alabastron</b> (<i>pl.</i> alabastra) - a small jar for storing perfumes, named after the material (alabaster) the first examples were made from. They were …

The Making of Monotheism

With Christianity and Islam as the two dominant religions in today’s world, most assume that, if there is a god, there is only one. However, the vast majority of world religions today believe in multiple gods. Even in the ancient Middle East, the world from which these two major religions and …

Why Stalin is causing a classroom storm in Russia

A heated debate has broken out in Russia over Stalin's legacy. Is teaching children about crimes committed under Stalin's rule "dangerous to their …

This teen stalker stole Queen Victoria’s panties and lived in Buckingham Palace chimneys for a year

The cops had no idea what to do with the notorious Boy Jones<p>One of the earliest celebrity stalkers in recorded history lived in the walls of …

A subway-style map of the Roman roads of Britain

After completing his subway-style map of the roads of the entire Roman Empire, Sasha Trubetskoy began work on a highly requested follow-up: a similar …

Roads

Magic carpets: the art of Faig Ahmed's melted and pixellated rugs

The Azerbaijani artist specialises in throwing conventional structures into chaos, to disorienting and beautiful effect<p>One day when Faig Ahmed was seven, his parents left him in his bedroom to play on the rug, a family heirloom that had belonged to his mother’s grandmother. Ahmed was tracing …

The Brain

New Glitched Sculptures of Women Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki | Colossal

<p>Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki (previously) produces figurative sculptures with varying abnormalities and glitches, doubling the eyes on some …

A Sutured Lawn Stitched with Cable by French Artist Estelle Chrétien | Colossal

<p>French artist Estelle Chrétien often works with the earth, producing land art installations that subtly weave a human experience into the natural …

The Norman Conquest comes alive as an animated Bayeux tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry, dating back to the 11th century, has been animated by a student at Goldsmiths College<p>The Bayeux Tapestry is one of those iconic …

Air Bonsai: Levitating Magnetic Bonsai Trees by Hoshinchu | Colossal

<p>Despite the visual beauty and life-giving nature of plants, there’s always been one main problem with our vegetative friends: plants can’t fly. A …

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French Roast

Back in 2013 Kuriositas featured the Yekaterinburg TV Tower . Construction started in the 1980s but faltered as the city felt the repercu...<p>The …

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