Low Quality Egyptian Coffin is a Snapshot of History

LiveScience: 2,400-Year-Old Coffin’s ‘Odd’ Art Hints at Ancient Egypt’s Brain Drain The discovery of an inexperienced hack’s amateurish art on an Egyptian woman’s coffin shows the effects of Persian conquest on Egyptian art and culture. Interesting article.  

What I Read today July 7, 2014

After a long hiatus, what I Read Today is back with the coolest fossil bird of the decade, a piece on the disgusting prevalence of Islamaphobia, and an inspiring lecture from a visionary data scientist. Live Science: World’s Largest Flying… Continue Reading

What I Read Today March 24th

The convoluted not-logic of Hobby Lobby’s upcoming Supreme Court case, more creepy things about Chernobyl, Google’s latest plan towards world conquest, and pine tree DNA is pretty crazy stuff. MotherJones:¬†Are You There God? It’s Me, Hobby Lobby “So basically, the… Continue Reading