Category: HISTORY

Dec 21, 2017

Paradise: A Modern Day Interpretation of the ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’

Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, oil on oak panels, 220 cm × 389 cm (87 in × 153 in), Museo del Prado, Madrid

These artists were asked to animate Hieronymus Bosch’s famous 500-year-old painting with a contemporary twist

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Dec 18, 2017

A Completely Hollowed Out 19th Century Building from Above

A Completely Hollowed Out 19th Century Building from Above

It’s all just a facade

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Nov 7, 2017

Removing 200 Years of Varnish from a Painting Looks Deeply Satisfying

Removing 200 Years of Varnish from a Painting Looks Deeply Satisfying

We don’t know much about the ‘Woman in Red’ but removing 200-year-old varnish will unearth some clues

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Oct 22, 2017

The First and Only Family Photo on the Moon

The Americas as seen from Apollo 16 on the way to the Moon

It was placed by astronaut Charles Duke, the youngest person to ever walk on the moon

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Oct 17, 2017

Guy Finds Joke Book from 1940 with a Hitler Reference

Guy Finds Joke Book from 1940 with a Hitler Reference

Joke #5524 from “10,000 Jokes, Toasts, and Stories” is a good one

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Sep 14, 2017

After Two Decades in Space, Cassini is About to Crash Into Saturn. These are the Final Images

After Two Decades in Space, Cassini is About to Crash Into Saturn. These are the Final Images

After two decades in space, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is nearing the end of its remarkable journey of exploration

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Aug 31, 2017

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

A fascinating glimpse into one of the most brilliant minds in human history

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