Daily Archives: May 4, 2012

Han van Meegeren

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Han van Meegeren (10 October 1889  – 30 December 1947), born Henricus Antonius van Meegeren, was a Dutch painter and portraitist, and is considered to be one of the most ingenious art forgers of the 20th century. As a child, … Continue reading

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Venice in a Day

Well worth watching in full screen mode – Deskarati -

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The Hobbit’s high frame rate controversy

Critics’ arguments over whether a film’s actors, screenplay, or music score are worth the price of the ticket have been overshadowed by controversy over the technology used for making the film. Comments are mixed, from lukewarm to thumbs-down. The movie-making … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table – Table

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Some people collect stamps. Wolfram Research co-founder and author Theo Gray collects elements. Step into his office, and you’ll see a silicon disc engraved with Homer Simpson, a jar of mercury, uranium shells and thousands of other chemical artifacts. But … Continue reading

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