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By John Moore
During the artists life he never got to really see what is now considered to be his masterpiece come to fruition. The now iconic symbol on the back of Italyâ€™s 20-cent Euro coin first started out as a wax sculpture in 1913 (3 years before his death). Umberto Boccioni finished his piece as...
By John Moore
In the course of human history there have been countless acts of vandalism against priceless works of art. Whether through insanity, religious sanctity, or just plain and simply the personal dislike of a particular piece of art, paintings and sculptures alike have had to bear the brunt of...
By John Moore
Benjamin West (1738-1820) The Death Of General Wolfe, 1770
West creates a focal point out of General Wolfe as the subject of the painting by making him almost appear Christ-like in his pose and appearance, more commonly know as the lamentation of Christ. Why did he made such an obvious reference...
By Wily Geist
This is a homage to Kurt Vonnegut, as it uses both fact and fiction along with history to transport you across time and the possibilities of humans origin. WARNING BAD LANGUAGE AND SOME BARE ASS CELEBRITIES ARE MENTIONED AND SHOWN. AND SO IT GOES...
By Raj Vardhan
The capacity of mental, physical, emotional, and social activities experienced during the five stages of a human being's life - prenatal, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Includes the behaviors as dictated by culture, society, values, morals, ethics, and genetics.
Article | Updated Nov 30, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Garrett Monroe
Historical economic research regarding the origin of prosperity in modern world economics, and how big history affects today's political economic state. This was an old college capstone project of mine that I found and enjoy. My professor said it was an incredibly intriguing research essay, but...
By Martin Rammo
About a guy who had everything than lost it and went to jail and etc.
War and a symbolic flag.
For Lenore Mazy, it's just a long flight. For Juan de Medina, it's just a normal day on Christopher Columbus's ship. For Aki, it's a simple excursion to the past. For Sandy Jones, it's just a normal tuesday. For Mr.kaito, it's just another student learning the ropes.
However, these young men and...
Yay! new story. This is just a spoof to see what you guys think let me know if you think I should continue or not?
I was told. That I was born blind. I was told. I would never be able to see. But Iâ€™ll probably never know.
One day when walking in the market district with the others she...
Novel | Updated Nov 7, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A short story about the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. General Robert E. Lee of the Confederates surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant (whose real name was actually Hiram Ulysses Grant) on April 9th, 1865. This is my rendition of both General Grant and General Lee's emotions that day.
Short Story | Updated Nov 3, 2014 | Reads: 72 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By William Liu
Native Americans have been disrespected for many years. However, I believe that now is the time for them to regain their rights and actually be respected as humans.
I wrote this story for a class I am in. I enjoyed making it. Alistair is a boy who traveled with his father in business and had written on how the 13 original colonies looked like in his perspective.
Short Story | Updated Oct 7, 2014 | Reads: 61 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Damian Vincent Henry
Some people love history, because the thought of imagining themselves as knights, vikings and soldiers...actually excites them; and some men and women who lived in that era, needed something much more than being remembered. They looked forward to the future.