Can birds become art critics?

Professor Shigeru Watanabe and colleagues at Keio University, Japan, were the joint winners of the 1995 Ig Nobel psychology prize for their success in training pigeons to discriminate between the paintings of Picasso and those of Monet. » 4/30/11 7:30am 4/30/11 7:30am

Where Picasso Lives

These Rotterdam houses function as living quarters and as challenges to physical reality. They were built in the eighties by architect Piet Blom. Downstairs are shops and offices. Upstairs are private apartments, full of weirdo Escher fans. [Via Polyglot Travel.] » 1/05/11 7:30am 1/05/11 7:30am