Welcome to corvusfugit.com!Corvus fugit means "the crow flies."
Recent Top Posts
- 1946: Fight That Man!
- 1862: That Time Abraham Lincoln Levitated on a Piano
- 3rd Century AD: A Slave Rebellion on Chios
- 1946: First They Came
- 1958: Indrani Rahman and a Douglas DC-6
- 1956: I'm Putting My Queer Shoulder to the Wheel
- 1820: Vishnu as Vishvarupa
- 1957: The Creation of the Birds
- 331 BC: Jars
- 1991: The Life of the Mind
- Great Britain
- New York City
- Science Fiction
- Ships & Sailing
- The Sky
Tag Archives: Christianity
Detail from Léon Frédéric’ seven-panel work All Things Die, But All Will Be Resurrected through God’s Love (1893-1918). Here is the whole thing:
In order to measure people’s visualizations of God’s face, we used a nascent technique known as “reverse correlation.” In reverse correlation, a face is repeatedly and randomly overlaid with visual noise to create many pairs of contrasting faces. Participants see … Continue reading
The 10th century Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis relates the story of Saint Brendan the Abbot (c. AD 484 – c. 577), who takes a group of fourteen monks on an expedition in search of the island of Paradise. After a … Continue reading
A still from Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa’s performance piece Breve Historia de la Arquitectura en Guatemala (2013). The performers are Diego Sagastume and Jennifer De León.
Saint Hildegard, a 12th century German Benedictine abbess, was a mystic, composer, and philosopher who wrote works on topics as diverse as theology, botany, and medicine. She began experiencing visions at the age of three, ultimately chronicling a lifetime of … Continue reading