Be especially wary of 12-year-old kids
Continue reading “Why lying children make good adults”
An American soldier comforts another soldier who lost a friend.
The Korean War, 1950 – 1953.
"In every age ‘the good old days’ were a myth. Continue reading “Why “the good old days” are a myth”
Is this an ant or a spider?
Why do animals mimic other animals? Continue reading “Why a bad ant disguise can be good”
This excerpt from a letter, by airplane inventor Wilbur Wright to his friend and fellow aircraft designer George Spratt (written April 27, 1903), may explain some of the more nuanced thinking which led he and his brother Orville Wright to develop the first airplane. Continue reading “Why it’s good to be wrong (you might invent the airplane)”
When giving an interview, the art forger
Wolfgang Beltracch displayed "a healthy
amount of what the Germans call
Selbstgefalligkeit, or self-satisfaction."
Continue reading “To be a good art forger, make them believe”
Philip Kwame Apagya is a photographer born in Ghana in 1958. Continue reading “The secret of a good photograph is a good background”
"There isn’t any duck!"
He was grinning all over.
My four-year-old nephew had
discovered the joys of lying… Continue reading “The good thing about lying is…”
This is the bad side.
Continue reading “Roadside optical illusion has good and bad side”
You believe me, don’t you?
The Bat and the Weasel
Continue reading “It’s good to lie about who you are”