Express.co.uk - Home of the Daily and Sunday Express | Express Yourself :: The DaVinci Lode: "...contemporaries didn’t quite understand how amazing they were. It’s a dense and complex body of material. It wasn’t until 1900 when the drawings were finally published and properly analysed by modern medics that people understood what Leonardo had achieved.”
Of the 150 sheets in the Royal Collection, 87 are included in the exhibition; between them they contain hundreds of drawings and hundreds of thousands of words in Leonardo’s tiny cursive mirror writing."
Monday, May 07, 2012
Friday, February 10, 2012
Black Quarterbacks Take Hits in the Media as Well as on the Field - Duke's Fuqua School of Business:
"Professors Andrew Carton from Pennsylvania State University's Smeal College of Business and Ashleigh Shelby Rosette from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business analyzed online news reports on college football to provide a new perspective on the persistence of negative evaluations of black leaders. The researchers found that when their teams win, black quarterbacks are lauded in the media for their athleticism rather than for great leadership. When their teams lose, black quarterbacks are depicted in the media as incompetent and lacking in general leadership skills."
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Travel The World Without Leaving Your Desk | Culture of Science: Photographer Kien Lam quit his job, packed a bag, grabbed his camera, and traveled the world. This is what he saw in 17 countries over 343 days in 6237 photographs: