Venus Rising from the Sea, a Deception (After the Bath) (1822) was painted by Raphaelle Peale (1774 – 1825.) Peale was known for his trompe l’oeil art and still life paintings. Continue reading “A painting of a nude with no nude, from 1822”
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"A bet disconcerts him."
"The usual touchstone of whether what someone asserts is mere persuasion or at least a subjective conviction, i.e., firm belief, is betting. Continue reading “Do you want to know if someone is very sure about what they’re saying? Suggest a bet”
Someone called and left a voicemail saying he was going to blow up the Royal Navy. Continue reading “How not to phone in a bomb threat prank”