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Kenwood House

Self-Portrait with Two Circles // Rembrandt // 1665

Feel like retreating from London city life? Hampstead Heath is the place for you! With luscious greenery, blooming flowers and views of central London, the Heath provides a breath of fresh air. 72 more words


Celebrating Manufacturing Day in Pella, Iowa

Guest blog post by Jason Andringa, President & CEO at Vermeer Corporation

Throughout the year nearly 3,000 Vermeer team members work diligently to build impressive equipment that serves ten different markets. 500 more words

Success Stories


I was doing an artist research page on Glenn Brown, who does cool things. I painted a thing on the page.

Half-term break!

Random Things

A True Renaissance Cocktail

Photographer Greg Stroube has an awesome little series of images imagining how cocktails would look in a Renaissance era and setting.

How would an Old Master style a Sangria, how would Vermeer paint a Lime Ricky?

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Fascination in ecology’s dark side …

There is, we are told frequently, too much sex and violence on the television.  Much of it, I am afraid to say, courtesy of natural history documentaries which are too quick to focus on anthropomorphic organisms participating in acts to which humans can relate than on the more prosaic organisms that constitute the bulk of both biomass and diversity in ecosystems.   818 more words


In the National Gallery in London is an unfinished painting showing Christ being carried to his tomb.

Michelangelo did not finish the painting which he called… 359 more words