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The invention of ‘heterosexuality’

One hundred years ago, people had a very different idea of what it means to be heterosexual. Understanding that shift in thinking can tell us a lot about fluid sexual identities today, argues Brandon Ambrosino. The 1901 Dorland’s Medical Dictionary…

The Purpose Of The Pocket In Your Underwear, Bobble On The Hat..?

Girls Do You Know What Is The Purpose Of The Pocket In Your Underwear, Bobble On The Hat..?? Certain items have or had in the past reason or significance, regularly not by any means known to us, yet worth knowing….

With NFTs the art market goes crypto

ZT Tosha NFT Art NTFs open up groundbreaking possibilities for selling digital artwork as authenticated files. Here’s what designers need to know. On May 1st, 2007, the artist and designer Mike Winkelmann — better known as Beeple — decided to…

Ouroboros (or Uroboros)

Ouroboros (or Uroboros) Ancient Greek alchemical symbol of a serpent eating his tail. The mystical work The Chrysopoeia of Kleopatra has a drawing of the Serpent Ouroboros eating his tail, with the text “One is All.” Another emblem illustrates the…

Mithras and Jesus

Rock-born Mithras and Mithraic artifacts (Baths of Diocletian, Rome)/Cristian Chirita – I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license Mithras” redirects here. For other uses, see Mithras (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Mithridatism….

Appreciating van Leeuwenhoek: The Cloth Merchant Who Discovered Microbes

Appreciating van Leeuwenhoek: The Cloth Merchant Who Discovered Microbes Imagine trying to cope with a pandemic like COVID-19 in a world where microscopic life was unknown. Prior to the 17th century, people were limited by what they could see with…