Machiavellian Chuck Norris "facts"

I recently finished reading Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli's The Prince, and in the back of the edition I have were a few other shorter writings of Machiavelli, and one that particularly piqued my interest was The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca. In this story, Machiavelli gives us an embellished (and often fictional) account of the life of Castruccio … Continue reading Machiavellian Chuck Norris "facts"

Can’t fly a dead cat without hitting one

The flying cat below is a great example of why taxidermy will never go out of style:Fur Flying: Dutch Artist Shocks with Dead Cat Helicopter:Orville, a tabby cat killed by a car, has been converted into a remote-controlled model helicopter capable of flying at considerable speed. The latest work by Dutch artist Bart Jansen is … Continue reading Can’t fly a dead cat without hitting one