The Vitruvian man by Leonardo da Vinci, representing the ideal human proportions as described by Roman architect Vitruvius, is a quintessential masterpiece of the Renaissance.
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The Not So Minor Arcana: Cups
RIP Kate Wilhelm, science fiction great and co-founder of the Clarion Workshop / Boing Boing
It's a classic Hollywood story: an assassin on a job can't go through with it when he meets his would-be victim, then the two form an unlikely friendship against their common enemy. It's a pretty reliable trope, although it can be hard finding new ways to keep it fresh. But that not a problem for one Japanese show, which had the greatest version of this story we've ever come across: the amazing tale of the friendship between a samurai and the adorable cat he refused to kill. N...
Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 3, No 5 'Serenade', 2nd Movement Andant...