The Ark of the Covenant, the holiest of artifacts known to house the Ten Commandments, supposedly existed 3,000 years ago. Tradition indicates that Nebuchadnezzar stole it and destroyed it when the Babylonians sacked Jerusalem and plundered King Solomon’s Temple in 586 BCE. However, some experts believe that the real Ark survived. The most credible theory […]
Source: https://www.allaboutarizonanews.com/ Social distancing and relaxing at home for next few weeks? You should be. Kids are home from school, you may be home from work… so what do you do when the inevitable boredom hits? Here are some museums that offer virtual tours online: British Museum, London This iconic museum located in the heart […]
Source: https://www.historyextra.com/ The official website for BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed and BBC World Histories Magazine. Welcome to the results of BBC History Magazine poll, which features 100 inspirational women from history. 1. Marie Curie, 1867–1934 Marie Curie. (Photo by Bettmann/Getty Images) Marie Skłodowska Curie changed the world not once but twice. She founded the new […]
Una y otra vez regresamos a Bach, el genio musical que coqueteó con el infinito en el orden matemático. Un día como hoy hace 267 años, el 28 de julio de 1750, fallecía el monumenal genio alemán Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach es recordado por su innovación en la música, particularmente por sus contrapuntos, armonías y […]
Carl Jung’s Red Book is filled with absolutely amazing art the famous psychologist composed privately for years. Here’s 12 of the best images. Therapist, philosopher, speaker to the dead: was there anything Carl Jung couldn’t do? It just so happens that he also had a knack for image-making. By “knack,” we mean he was pretty damn good, not […]
By Thomas Oppong on Sunday February 19th, 2017 What Made Our Most Influential Figures Successful? There is no single path to insane greatness. Picasso and Gogh are both artistic geniuses, but they pursued very different routines to stay prolific. Success is more a deliberate practice of what works than a serendipitous streak of luck or privilege. The […]
Art can heal us, inspire us, and alter our brain chemistry. With so much talk about the evidence of the positive effects of yoga and meditation, you might be surprised at what scientific research also says about how art effects the brain. Long before modern neuroscience, artists were creating works to inspire people and today […]
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