Posts Tagged ‘mental floss’
Fossils rarely do scientists the courtesy of showing up intact, so putting them together is like solving a jigsaw puzzle. A tough one. Without a picture on the box to go by. It’s no wonder a few old bones have made some of the world’s smartest scientists look so stupid.
(Mental_Floss, July/August 2007)
Whether you think Alaska should be a separate nation or that the Rock of Gibraltar is ready to pay its U.N. dues, these 10 regions are letting freedom ring!
(Mental_Floss, May/June 2008)
A Painlessly Short (and Incomplete) Evolution of Execution
(Mental_Floss, January/February 2007)
Francisco Goya’s epic painting captures a terrible time in Spanish history, and epitomizes his ability to capture the dark side of human nature on canvas.
(Mental_Floss, September/October 2007)
Hieronymous Bosch forever changed religious painting with his horrifying scenes of monsters and demons. There’s no better example than his famous triptych of the fall from grace.
(Mental_Floss, November/December 2007)