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They aren’t the only ones to have secret Twitter “burner” accounts, but what motivates this contemporary form of moral cowardice?
Above is Joan Miró’s painting Personage depicting one of his dreams from the 1920s. According to this blurb, Miró’s art was “stimulated … by hunger-induced hallucinations involving his impressions of poetry. These resulted in the artist’s ‘dream paintings,’ such as … Continue reading
Celia Cruz was born on this day in 1925 in Havana. ¡Libertad para mi Cuba!
Hat tip: @kottke
We’ve heard of Johannes Haushofer’s iconic “CV of failures“, but Professor Haushofer’s anti-CV has got nothing on Caitlin Kirby’s skirt consisting of academic rejection letters (pictured below). Kirby, a doctoral candidate at Michigan State University, defended her dissertation while wearing … Continue reading
By now, you have probably heard of Greta Thunberg, the world-famous Swedish teenage climate-change activist who has urged immediate action to address the risks posed by man-made climate change. That’s putting it mildly; in the words of Ms Thunberg, “People … Continue reading