October 17, 2017

Scholars Decipher 3,200-Year-Old Hieroglyphic Inscription

In 1878, villagers in the small Turkish village of Beyköy discovered a 14-inch (35-cm) tall and 95-foot-long limestone frieze filled with hieroglyphic inscriptions of an unknown language. It would take 70 years before scholars could even read the language, which is now known as Luwian. And now, 3,200 years after its creation, scholars have deciphered the meaning of the frieze.

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October 17, 2017

Lab Creates Copy of ‘Fahrenheit 451’ That Can Only Be Read When You Add Heat to It

Holland-based Charles Nypels Laboratory, part of the Jan van Eyck Academie—an institute for fine art and design—has created a heat-sensitive edition of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Developed in collaboration with graphic design collective, Super Terrain, the lab-made pages are covered in what appears to be a soot-black, screen-printed layer. Words are only revealed when a high temperature is applied.

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October 17, 2017

12 Creative Photo Series That Will Inspire You to Express Yourself

I have decided to round up some of my favorite photo series with the hope that they may serve as inspiration and promote creativity. This selection is inspired by A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, a book by Daniel Pink that has changed the way I think about creativity and what it means to us in this day and age.

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October 16, 2017

Historic Panorama Archive of Pacific Northwest Used to Suppress Forest Fires

With almost half of both Oregon and Washington State's landmass covered with forests, careful management of this resourceful landscape has always been of paramount importance. And, of course, fire management has long been a duty of the Forest Service in both states. Between 1933 and 1935, the Oregon and Washington Forest Services carried out a landmark project, collecting panoramic photographs from every fire lookout in the region.

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