Archives: October 2016

HOW GENGHIS KHAN HELPED GLOBALISATION

After Genghis Khan conquered Eurasia, he put in place infrastructure to ensure connectivity, communications and governance across the area. Among his achievements is opening up the entire Silk Road (it earlier operated in parts as different rulers controlled different stretches) and setting up security and relay stations all along the...

IRON MAIDEN’S FLYING COFFIN!

Iron Maiden is a heavy metal band from the UK. Besides its chart-topping songs and millions-selling albums, the band has added another credit in the last few years — it travels the world in its own aeroplane, named Ed Force One. The plane’s name was selected from a contest the band held for its fans....

YULIA BRODSKAYA’s ART

Yulia Brodskaya started working as a graphic designer and illustrator in 2006. Her vibrant, 3D paper artworks are created using only paper and glue, and involve the placement of carefully cut and bent strips of paper. More of her artworks can be accessed here. Source and Images: Abduzeedo here and...

THE THEORY OF TRUMP

Few things are agreed upon in American politics, but one fact is universally understood: Donald Trump is an asshole. Clearly, assholery does not preclude political success in this country; in fact, it may guarantee a certain number of delegates. One could argue — though a political scientist might demure —...

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