Da Vinci’s Bridge

Check out this amazing bridge design created by that maestro of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years Later, MIT Proves That Da Vinci's Bridge Design Works If accepted at the time, the design would have likely revolutionized architecture. By David Grossman Oct 10, 2019 GRETCHEN ERTL In the early 1500s, Leonardo da Vinci designed a hypothetical bridge … Continue reading Da Vinci’s Bridge

God and Superheroes…?

This post was too good to pass up. If you have not seen Avengers: Endgame, then it would probably be best to come back and click this link later. Whether or not you do that, though, this is definitely a piece that is worth reading and remembering: Agent Romanoff and the Furious Love of God Posted … Continue reading God and Superheroes…?

Reposted: ​A Bunch of Strangers Showed Up at My House and Refused to Leave

​Check out this great article by Meg Dowell, readers: A Bunch of Strangers Showed Up at My House and Refused to Leave A group of humans I had never met before showed up on my doorstep one day. I opened the door, surprised by the knock (why didn’t they just ring the bell?), and without … Continue reading Reposted: ​A Bunch of Strangers Showed Up at My House and Refused to Leave

Splendor in Science Fiction – Can Something Be Both Beautiful and Futuristic?

This title might seem to be a fairly foolish one. Isn’t James T. Kirk’s Enterprise magnificent? Malcom Reynolds’ Serenity is beautiful, and despite repeated complaints to the contrary, the Millennium Falcon turns many a head even now. There is obvious majesty within the genre. Isn’t there? Yes…and no. When it comes to space ships, it … Continue reading Splendor in Science Fiction – Can Something Be Both Beautiful and Futuristic?