Posts in category Q.2: Are you an art lover?

Surreal!

Surreal!
The artist Salvador Dali was famed for his surrealist art and an iconic moustache. Now, 28 years after his death, the artist’s embalmed body was exhumed for DNA testing, revealing his charasmatic moustache to be perfectly preserved.  The handlebars of the moustache were still marking the time of ‘ten to ten’, just as Sa [...]

White Squirrels in Edinburgh

White Squirrels in Edinburgh
A family of rare white squirrels has been spotted in Edinburgh.  There have been several recent reports of at least four white ‘grey’ squirrels living in the Barnton area of Edinburgh, Scotland. White morphs, which are not the same as albinos with red eyes, result from a gene mutation that codes for pigmentation. They are rare in the UK. [...]

Ibiza Sea Spiral

Ibiza Sea Spiral
A mysterious giant sea spiral has appeared off the coast of Ibiza, between Sa Pedrera and the island of Vedra. The strange spial formed shortly after a strong storm. It may be due to different water currents mixing, but curiously Sa Pedrera is also known as Atlantis, so perhaps it indicates a secret gateway to a sunken world? However, from o [...]

Luke Donald

Luke Donald
Luke Donald, one of the world’s top golfers, was pursued by a baboon on the fairway at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. The golfer was alerted to the monkey’s presence by his caddie, who cried, “Watch out!”  Startled, Luke quickly took evasive action and was unhurt by the muscular animal’ [...]

The Scream

The Scream
It’s Friday the 13th! Fitting then that Edvard Munch’s famous haunting The Scream picture has been put up for auction at London’s Sotherby’s. The iconic picture by the Norwegian artist will be on display for a week and is expected to achieve over £50m. The Scream is the defining image of the Expressionis [...]

Hay on Blake

Hay on Blake
Yohan Blake has unexpectedly won the 100m final at the 2011 World Athletics Championship.  The Jamaican raced to victory after the defending champion Bolt caused a real shock after being disqualified after a false start.  Let’s take a closer look at YOHAN BLAKE. An anagram is HAY ON BLAKE!  Which is curious [...]

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