Monthly Archives: July 2017

Whataboutism (whataboutery)

“is a propaganda technique formerly used by the Soviet Union in its dealings with the Western world, and subsequently used as a form of propaganda in post-Soviet Russia. When criticisms were leveled at the Soviet Union, the Soviet response would … Continue reading

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Teleportation

Can we just flick from spot to spot… maybe… or at least it can be possible in a fictional setting…  

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The Great PandaDragon

for great cat fun … https://thegreatpandadragon.tumblr.com/

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Ancient Egyptian Clappers

Title: Pair of Clappers Date: ca. 1353–1336 B.C. Dynasty 18 Excavation: King’s House at Amarna- Egypt Exploration Society (1931–1932) Material: Hippopotamus ivory Museum Location: The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 121 Museum Number: 32.5.2a, b http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/544680 http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/32.5.2a,b/

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Canopic Jar

Title: Canopic Jar (07.226.1) with a Lid in the Shape of a Royal Woman’s Head Date: ca. 1349–1336 B.C. Dynasty 18 Excavation: Tomb KV 55, Davis/Ayrton excavations (1907) Material: Travertine Museum Location: The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 121 Museum … Continue reading

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Watson and the Shark by John Singleton Copley.

  Watson and the Shark  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watson_and_the_Shark John Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark  http://smarthistory.org/copley-watson-and-the-shark/ Copley’s `Watson and the Shark’. Reflecting an American Puritan Sensibility  https://www.csmonitor.com/1989/0214/ushark.html Watson and the Shark 1778  https://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/highlights/highlight46471.html Watson and the Shark http://metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/10554 The Shark Attack that … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian poetry: The Tale of Sinuhe

A beautiful story that everyone should read: Story of Sinuhe   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story_of_Sinuhe The Tale of Sinuhe  http://www.ancient.eu/article/886/ Giving a voice to ancient Egyptian poetry   http://blog.britishmuseum.org/giving-a-voice-to-ancient-egyptian-poetry/    

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