For the first time, I’ve mixed the content of one of my shows–angels and demons. I was offered the opportunity to hang work at Mugshots, a coffee house in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. As Mugshots is right across the street from Eastern State Penitentiary, I decided to show both bodies of work (especially since […]
I recently stumbled onto LifeGem.com, a company that creates diamond memorials from your own carbon. With a lock of hair or the cremated remains, you can be made into a .20 carats to 1.25 carat diamond.
Ancestry.com has added 540 million names from US Census records from 1790 to 1930 to their online database. The project took 6.6 million hours of labor. Workers scanned and transcribed 13 million original census images 15,000 rolls of microfilm.
In Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Mary Roach gave a humorous summary of what happens to our bodies when we die. Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife looks beyond the physical for proof that a part of us survives death.
When security forces unearthed 25 decomposed bodies in the village of Anjar in Lebanon, anti-Syrian politicians feared the worst – that it was evidence of atrocities committed while the Syrian military occupied Lebanon.