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Why naming cities after airport is a bad idea?

The scourge of renaming streets, avenues, alleys, and cities is not unprecedented, neither is the idea of renaming an airport. However, what is unprecedented is renaming an entire city after an airport. 313 more words

Bug's Philosophy

On Revisiting the Last Supper

I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks. It’s not because I haven’t had things to say — we’ve been traveling through Europe, so I have several blogs in my draft queue waiting to be published… 989 more words

Art

Agnes Person | Free Sample

Below is Part 1 of 23 monthly installments for Visitant.

◄◄  Read the prologue / introduction: Meet Agnes Person

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This is a city Saint Valentine forgot, thinks Agnes Person, as February rains slam the bus. 379 more words

Feminism

Symmetry in your Face

Ancient Greeks have been known to create art that is beautiful due to symmetry. They made columns that were symmetrical, buildings that were symmetrical, associated faces to beauty depending on the left part’s symmetry with the right. 74 more words

Quote Note #6

The phrase ‘good thing comes to those who wait’ is somewhat misleading, you know? Of course, this quote is about the virtue of patience. But you don’t actually just sit around waiting for something to happen. 29 more words

Life

Photography by D.J. Storm

As someone who comes from the aviation field, I always look towards the skies. For this series, my inspiration came from a quote by Leonardo Da Vinci, “For once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. 152 more words

Art

Is your head one of invention?

Paolozzi created this sculpture for Terence Conran in 2008.  It is based on the head of James Watt, and has words attributed to Leonardo da Vinci added to support the idea of invention and design. 24 more words

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