The Shipibo Indians, of Peru, perform a ritual that connects them more closely to shapes and patterns that later manifest in their work: the consumption of ayahuasca, a powerful plant hallucinogen.
Some 80,000 years before our species arrived in Europe, Neanderthals there were making eye-catching jewelry.
The find is the earliest known art and it could have profound implications for the evolution of both our species and that of another human.
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Early humans dating back 17,000 years are seemingly made alive in startlingly life-like recreations.
Thirty gold bars have been buried in a beach in England for anyone who wants to try and find some. Oh, and it's art. Continue reading →
The apparent suicide of Robin Williams highlights the connection between comedians and depression. Continue reading →
From wealthy neighborhoods in the city's north to working class suburbs in the south, Romans are not shy about scrawling on walls.
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