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11 Historical Geniuses and Their Possible Mental Disorders

Studies have shown that there are much higher instances of mental disorder in political leaders and creative geniuses than in the general population. And while it’s impossible to be completely sure of a correct diagnosis of a historical figure, that hasn’t stopped researchers from making educated guesses. Here’s a speculative look at the mental health [...]

Vinyl Record Star Wars AT-AT Clock

Tyler Garcia found a vinyl record of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” and, like Michelangelo and the stone, saw an AT-AT inside. Also, a clock. Each one of his handcrafted vinyl cuttings, most of which do not have Star Wars themes, is made to order. Link -via Technabob

TMNT Fans Make Michelangelo’s Most Disgusting Pizzas

(Video Link) Michelangelo of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was noted for his preferences for grotesque pizza toppings, such as chocolate sprinkles with clam sauce. These dedicated fans took up the onerous task of preparing and then eating 29 of Michelangelo’s recipies. Let us salute their courage. Content warning: increasingly foul language through the video (which is perhaps [...]

Painting Hanging in Family’s Living Room Might Be a Lost Michelangelo

For years, a painting had been passed around the Kober family of Buffalo, New York. A family legend said that it was painted by Michelangelo. When Martin Kober retired in 2003, he decided to find out if this was true: He found Antonio Forcellino, an Italian art restorer and historian and told him of the tennis [...]

7 Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs Hidden in Famous Works of Art

This article highlights seven interesting things you can see if you look closely at masterpieces. It includes paintings with a baby flipping off the pope, UFO’s in the sky, and the shape of a brain that surrounds God as painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. While some might dismiss this as a coincidence, experts [...]