Archive for August, 2012

Education: Everyone Should Be Paranoid

Sunday, August 26th, 2012
I remember, when I was in college, hearing other students discuss "The Paranoid Style in American Politics," a famous speech (1963) and essay (1964) by Richard Hofstadter I was not interested in politics then and paid little attention; but I can testify to the respect these smart students gave Hofstadter's thoughts Read The Post [...]

How We Fix the Public Schools ASAP in Four Steps

Sunday, August 26th, 2012
Lenin asked his famous question in 1901: "What is to be done" Today in education, that question remains as hot and urgent as an oncoming hurricane Read The Post [...]

Pablo Picasso

Saturday, August 25th, 2012
Pablo Picasso was one of the most influential designers to have entered the world of art He was born in Malaga, Spain in 1881 Read The Post [...]

Art on Metal

Saturday, August 25th, 2012
With paintings originally being applied through traditional means of drawing, sketching, painting, or sculpting, in the late 1980's a new discovery surfaced in the form of art on metal This is done by works of art being transferred to a metal surface by means of an IRIS printer Read The Post [...]

What Is An Artist

Saturday, August 25th, 2012
It can be argued that at the core of all art is the artist It is their eye and interpretation that has driven the evolution of art Read The Post [...]

All About Prints in Giclee Form

Saturday, August 25th, 2012
You may be familiar with different galleries who sell prints in giclee form This means that they are not the original works made by the artist him or herself, but they are replicas of the artist's original creations Read The Post [...]

The History Behind Holiday Nutcrackers

Saturday, August 25th, 2012
Devices used to crack open the hard outer shells of nuts have been accredited in creation to Aristotle and remnants can be found dating all the way back to three thousand before Christ, but it was not until the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries that the tale of classic holiday nutcrackers begins These wooden dolls were first created as a tool to help deal with the process of shelling and eating sweet meats Read The Post [...]

The History of Christmas Tree Lights

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
The hanging of Christmas tree lights has been a holiday tradition in many households for hundreds of years From their long history to the fond memories they invoke in the minds of many, young and old, these decorations will continue to grow in popularity every year Read The Post [...]

Being Safe In Your Community

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
We should not only be wary about the security of our homes We should also be watchful about what happens all over the community that we live in Read The Post [...]

The Lobizon – Werewolf – A Creature of Cryptozoology

Monday, August 20th, 2012
In the western world, the werewolf has become quite a prominent figure Although the existence of this mysterious creature is yet to be officially confirmed by science, a lot of people believe that they truly do exist Read The Post [...]