Very cool little story that also involves a Frederic Church painting and newspaper archives. Following a trail that began with a 19th century painting and led to hundreds of newspaper reports, the researchers discovered that the “strange huge meteor-procession” mentioned in Whitman’s noted collection “Leaves of Grass” indeed refers to a rare procession of earth-grazing [...]
Jason Scott continues teasing us all as we await the delivery of Get Lamp (and the inventory of goodies to be found within).
Coin 0001 is about to be shipped to Don Woods.
Roger Ebert recently tweeted this video, calling it a “Brief, well-made video mounting an optimistic defense of videogames.”
Roger Ebert expounds upon — but does not reconsider — his rejection of the aesthetic possibilities of the video game. Ebert is prompted to return to the topic because of a talk by Kellee Santiago, who used cave paintings and stills from early black and white movies to argue that just as painting and movies [...]
The digital photography course that SHU’s journalism students are supposed to take typically fills up, so that students can’t take the course until they are seniors. That rather defeats the purpose of requiring the course — I was hoping that students who take the course will be able to take photos for the student paper [...]
Leonardo Da Vinci’s last supper painting Da Vinci’s Last Supper was painted in the 15th Century The food portions depicted in paintings of the Last Supper have grown larger – in line with our own super-sizing of meals, say obesity experts. –BBC
The number of crayons in a Crayola box doubles every 28 years.
What colors have been in said box over the years?
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What would be more awesome than a colorful display of iconic images from 100 beloved games?
How about a colorful display of iconic images from 100 beloved games on cupcakes?
I just played this Every Day the Same Dream. Simple, stark, and in places charming. I smiled and thought a little.
I’ve re-set and cleansed my psyche a bit over the last week or so, delving into a little visual and spatial creativity, rather than the reading and writing (and marking) that I’ve been doing for the previous few weeks.
While his face is still cartoony, the craggy eyes, puffy cheeks, and red nose all [...]