The bird sign turns rhino

Over the last couple of days, and image has resurfaced on the net with the a bird on a no-bird sign. Humorous as the sign is, it is in fact photoshoped. It is surprising how many people have taken the sign to be real – as if birds would follow human signs. Interestingly enough, the bird sign is not even the original one. As the user on Pinterest by the name of The Awkward Yeti claims, at least, the original unedited […]

Michelangelo’s ‘Creation of Adam’ paradox

One of the most famous art works in the West, and perhaps even across the world, Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam is an enigma in more than one way. There have been numerous theories on the nature of the art-piece, its position on the ceiling (of the Sistine Chapel), its meaning, and generally its alarming imposition on us as human beings. Enigma that it is in a spiritual/religious sense, it is also paradoxical in the sense of its title […]