• 5 Most Mysterious Ancient Artifacts We Can't Explain
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    5 Most Mysterious Ancient Artifacts We Can't Explain

    human history and prehistory is filled with an endless amount of mysteries that can keep humanity puzzling over his true origins for eons to come one of the ways we find ourselves attempting to understand these gaps in time as well as the facts of our origins and developments has been through the recovery of age-old artifacts relics buried sites and long-forgotten written accounts it is through these discoveries made in the archaeological field that have allowed us in the modern age to catch a glimpse as to what our ancestors may have been doing and why they were doing it however some discoveries are so strange and mind-blowing that…

  • Exploring Middle-Earth:  Artifacts of Middle-Earth
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    Exploring Middle-Earth: Artifacts of Middle-Earth

    Glamdring or creased sting artifacts of middle-earth the grand majority of fantasy universes are filled with unique often magical and always impressive artifacts ranging from spectacularly named swords to supernatural objects and Tolkien's legendarium is once again no different well perhaps the overall number of such artifacts in middle-earth is somewhat low when compared to other fictional universes that doesn't make them any less special we won't go over every named weapon or artifact and Tolkien's works here but I hope to cover the major ones first let's discuss weapons one of the oldest legendary weapons in middle-earth was morgoth's great hammer grande also called the hammer of the underworld…

  • How obsessive artists colorize old photos
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    How obsessive artists colorize old photos

    you might have seen some of these colorized photos on the Internet Mark Twain Amelia Earhart a young Charlie Chaplin it's incredible how normal these people look because they're no longer in black and white either someone you could pass by on the street and not someone unreachable they're from another time what I love about these photos is that they show people and moments in history that have never been seen in color except by those who are actually there I've talked to several artists who do this work to try to figure out what it is about adding color to photos that seems to make years of separation…

  • How an MS Paint artist made this picture
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    How an MS Paint artist made this picture

    we've been an artist I've always drawn pictures and when it comes to digital art Microsoft Paint I've taught myself completely my name is Pat hein I'm from Boston I looked here my whole life I'm sure you can hear my accent and the sad thing is I didn't even know I had it until I went to college I'm from West Roxbury which is the part of the City of Boston it's not the toughest part so it's Televi Atlanta or Chester it's not child's town but it's definitely Pryor the city of Boston what got me started in Microsoft Paint in digital art was I was working at…

  • Why knights fought snails in medieval art
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    Why knights fought snails in medieval art

    we've all been there after a long day of work you'd sit down and binge read some Arthurian romances they're called illuminated manuscripts because they're illuminated with illustrations and the borders colorful drawings and very special doodles in the margins but among all those steroidal rabbits and this hooded person laying literal eggs there's actually a theme a lot of medieval knights in these manuscripts are fighting snails why is this happening the largest snail alive is 15.5 inches snout to tail so why does this night look like he's into the fight of his life illuminated manuscripts were handwritten scribes painstakingly transcribed the same Bibles devotionals and stories they…