• Biography Of One Of The Shortest Player Rui Barros
    by Kyrie Mattos on November 29, 2023 at 6:10 am

    Rui Barros’ emerged as a talented player with good skills, tenacity, and an unyielding personality. At the time he started playing in his professional career, a lot of other players were excelling in the game. Barros’s height was 5 feet 5 inches, which was a big challenge while competing with other players on the field. [...]

  • Marking the return of 12 pieces to Libya recovered from Spanish gallerist Jaume Bagot of J. Bagot Arqueología
    by Unknown on November 27, 2023 at 2:44 pm

    Image Credit: Archaeology IN - LibyaFollowing the order of the Central Court of Investigation number 6 of Madrid on 24 November 2023, it was announced last week that Spain had provisionally delivered a grouping of antiquities including four marble sculptures and eight mosaics, recovered during Operación Harmakis to the Libyan authorities at the country's  embassy in Spain.  Hardly covered in the English speaking press, the pieces were […]

  • the circumference of earth -- 11/29/23
    on November 29, 2023 at 8:31 am

    Today's selection -- from The Measure of All Things by Ken Alder. In the 1790s, a geodetic survey was carried out by France’s Jean-Baptiste Delambre and Pierre Méchain to measure an arc between Barcelona and Dunkirk, thus calculating the circumference of Earth: “For those who wish to know the origins of the metric system, there is one place to turn: the official account composed by one of the leaders of the meridian expedition, the […]

  • How AI learns to see without eyes
    by Aeon Video on November 29, 2023 at 11:01 am

    To teach a computer how to see, it helps to first understand how humans see (or don’t see) the world around them - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

  • Online Dating: Does Education Matter?
    on January 13, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Online daters are most likely to contact people with the same level of education as them, but are less fussy about an intellectual match as they get older, according to new research.

  • Crafting the Best Promotional Strategy for a Product Design Company
    by ID Blogger on November 21, 2023 at 4:47 pm

    Unwrapping Success: Crafting the Best Promotional Strategy for a Product Design Company this Holiday Season. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and for businesses, it’s also the season to boost sales and enhance brand visibility. As the holiday spirit envelops the air, companies are gearing up to capture the hearts and wallets of consumers. For product design companies, the holiday season presents a unique opportunity to showcase creativity, […]

  • Fleshy Gills and Spotted Caps Sprout from Ann Wood’s Lifelike Paper Mushrooms
    by Grace Ebert on November 28, 2023 at 8:12 pm

    You don’t need to head out to the forest to find plump morels or chanterelles. After years of cultivating a robust collection of paper flowers and produce, artist Ann Wood (previously) has turned her focus to fungi, sprouting myriad specimens within her Minneapolis studio. White-spotted red caps of the fly agaric mushroom, plum-colored mushrooms with thick, fleshy gills, and bright yellow spores spring from patches of moss and dried leaves or […]

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  • ProLight + Sound 2023 Brings Some Theatre Fairy Dust to Cinemas
    by Terry Nelson on September 9, 2023 at 1:19 am

    To use a phrase that is fairly common today, this article/report is to encourage you to ‘think outside the box’ in terms of how your venue is presented and what could be done to bring the audience to your cinema before they even get into the auditorium. Though not a cinema show per se, ProLightRead More The post ProLight + Sound 2023 Brings Some Theatre Fairy Dust to Cinemas appeared first on Celluloid Junkie.

  • Natural Hallucinations abound “When Two Worlds Collide”
    by Attaboy on November 7, 2023 at 8:06 pm

    Something interesting happens when when artists like Alan and Carolynda Macdonald, who have the painting fundamentals mastered, decide to subvert expectations and perplex a viewers expectations conceptually. Click to read the Hi-Fructose exclusive interview. The post Natural Hallucinations abound “When Two Worlds Collide” first appeared on Hi-Fructose Magazine.