October 22, 2020
How many hours are in a day? Which direction is clockwise? Can hours shrink? Depends on your language...
October 19, 2020
Video: Amazing animation showing how ingenious medieval engineers built the Charles Bridge in Prague
Amazing animation of how the Charles Bridge was built in Prague in the 14th century.— Lionel Page (@page_eco) October 15, 2020
We easily underestimate the technical knowledge people had in the past.pic.twitter.com/kJ6oAM4F4T
A John Paul II mural has been created in Stalowa Wola, Poland. 🇵🇱— Visegrad 24 🇨🇿🇭🇺🇵🇱🇸🇰 (@visegrad24) October 16, 2020
October 18, 2020
October 9, 2020
‘Infuriated’ archbishop removes and burns desecrated altar, says New Orleans priest’s actions were ‘demonic’
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has removed and burned the altar at of Sts. Peter and Paul church in Pearl River after a priest was caught filming sex acts on the altar with two women...
September 16, 2020
“Should not have eaten breakfast before climbing. ... Not to be repeated.”
Like abortion today, slavery in the 16th century was rationalized by many Catholics. But Bartolomé de las Casas knew better...
The end of this video downplays the urgent necessity of conversion, but overall it’s a good introduction to Bartolomé de las Casas.
September 11, 2020
September 4, 2020
Artist TM Davy explains how to draw a self-portrait in 11 levels of increasing complexity. Starting off with the ubiquitous "solar head" and moving on to portraits that implement light, shadow and color, TM Davy deftly describes how a drawing evolves through materials and techniques.
Martin Frost is the last working fore-edge painter in the world. Dating back centuries, the delicate art form places intricate scenes on the side of books, cheekily hidden beneath gold gilded pages.