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A Strange Night’s Dream: Paintings by João Ruas

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João Ruas is a visual artist from São Paulo. He has worked in studios between Brazil and the United Kingdom for several years before shifting focus to personal artwork and exhibitions. Some of the inspirations behind his work are the dawn of mankind, folklore, magical realism, the concept of wabi-sabi (侘寂) and human conflict. Continue reading »

Neil Armstrong: Modest Man Who Made One Giant Leap for Mankind with One Small Step

Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter-million miles away, but credited others for the feat, died Saturday. He was 82.

An undated NASA handout photo of Neil Armstrong with an X-15 aircraft at the Dryden Flight Research Center in California. (NASA via The New York Times) Continue reading »