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While excavation began in 2007, work is being expedited against the threat of nearby flooding. Read about the dig and the culture surrounding this beautifully intact site dating circa 2nd century B.C.E. You can also observe more pics on the restoration process here.
Have you ever felt as though you had been deceived by the very person you expected to trust the most? Many go searching for the hard answers, down the path researchers have gone for hundreds of years. But then you go to school and find yourself sitting in front of the sought after “expert authority” only … More Graham Hancock and the Building of History
Sure we’ve all imagined taking a trip back into a period of time that has interested us, but this couple took their love of the Victorian Era to a whole new level with some unexpected results. Read about their fascinating story and life living in the modern world with antiquated sensibilities. Sarah’s attitude towards wearing the … More Savory Links
Sometimes the best way to get motivated is by being inspired by the ingenuity and skill of others. Here’s a few stimulating videos I came across recently that have encouraged some creative impulses, which I hope will do the same for you. Master Penman Jake Weidmann: “Bloom Where You’re Planted” Turn Your Smartphone into a … More Inspiration for a Dry Bed
Today’s morning coffee ritual findings bring us to something that I hope, like most good works of art, will expand our minds, let alone appeal to our senses. That’s precisely what this piece of environmental work proposed to do. The massive earthwork called Desert Breath was originally created in 1995-7 in El Gouna Egypt, near … More Spiral Out – Colossal Desert Art from Across the World
The following article by Roger Scruton from The New Atlantis is a relevant read for anyone involved in teaching in the humanities, especially art history. “As the universities expanded in the twentieth century, and as the hard sciences began to retreat to the margins of an educational system increasingly reluctant to demand too much of … More “Scientism in the Arts and Humanities”