Art

Whisky is actually distilled beer
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Whisky is actually distilled beer


 



This rock sculpture is the tallest in Europe
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This rock sculpture is the tallest in Europe


It's 40 meters tall, is located in Romania, and was created between 1994 and 2004 to commemorate King Decebalus, who fought against the Roman armies

 



The yin and yang symbol was found on roman shield patterns
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The yin and yang symbol was found on roman shield patterns


Those shields predate the earliest Taoist versions of the yin and yang by almost seven hundred years

 



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Listen to this silent music by Alphonse Allais


Alphonse Allais was the first artist to create a silent musical work, long before John Cage in the 20th century

 



This Mickey is 700 years old!
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This Mickey is 700 years old!


This image was found in a church, on a 14th century fresco. Specialists of the Middle ages think it could be a weasel

 



Brian May (Queen's lead guitarist) has a PhD in astrophysics
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Brian May (Queen’s lead guitarist) has a PhD in astrophysics


Brian May studied for a PhD degree at Imperial College London from 1970 to 1974 (his research dealt with light from interplanetary dust and the velocity of dust in the plane of the Solar System). The success of the rock band was so demanding that he had to abandon his career at the time. But he eventually resumed his thesis in 2006 and he graduated at the awards ceremony of Imperial College held in the Royal Albert Hall, London, on 14 May 2008

 



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The “Helicopter String Quartet”


It's one of the most famous pieces by German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen. It involves a string quartet, and... Four helicopters!

 



Listen to the lyrics!
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Listen to the lyrics!


BlöödHag was a death metal band from Seattle. The lyrics of their songs consisted of science-fiction stories abstracts and information on their authors.