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10 Facts You Might Not Know about Babylon 5

Babylon 5, which ran from a 1993 pilot movie until its final episode in 1998, has been called the greatest science fiction show ever created. Producer, director, and writer J. Michael Straczynski created a high drama that set a new standard for science fiction television. Here are some things that you might not know about [...]

Creating Magic: Johann Zoffany

Today’s “Feel Art Again” is a double-header. First up is this post on Johann Zoffany, followed by a post delving into his painting “The Tribuna of the Uffizi.” Read both to get the full story on this talented artist. Johann Zoffany (1733-1810) was a German-born English painter and favored portraitist of King George III and Queen [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Lesser-Known Celebrity Couples

I don’t know about you, but I’m super sick of tabloids combining the names of celeb couples to create a new word, like Brangelina (succinct, isn’t it?) and TomKat. Of course, these are some of the most well-known celebrity pairings. There are some out there that might surprise you – past and present. And if [...]

How to Not Kill Yourself and Still Be a Writer

In February 2009, writer Elizabeth Gilbert gave a funny, inspiring talk at the TED conference in California. In her talk, Gilbert reflects on her experience after writing the hit memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” and what happened afterwards — how everyone expected her to fail at her next project (or at least not duplicate that success). [...]

Big Bang and Creation of Time

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Big Bang and Creation of Time World-renowned physicist Janna Levin explains the often-misunderstood relationship between the Big Bang and the creation of time – with the visual help of Thornberg & Forester animation studio. url Keith Olwell, of Proton.net, and his wife Elizabeth, directed and produced this video with minimal funding and [...]