Have you ever thought about the digital world we live in? What are we like today in comparison to others who have come before us? We almost seem like a different species of humans compared to, say, Ancient Phoenicians from the Mediterranean. When we think about our people–who text on smartphones, binge on Netflix, post on Instagram,… Read More Get to Know: The Gutenberg Parenthesis
The Mayas were an ancient Mesoamerican civilization who lived in northern Central America–namely modern-day Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. Their original mother language has not been fully interpreted yet, but many branching dialects and cultures are trying to survive in a globalizing world… Learn more at http://www.sorosoro.org/…/presentation-on-the-kaqchikel-lan… Published on Apr 27, 2010 Linguist: Nikte Sis Iboy
Students at Brigham Young University recaptured the modern Native American spirit with their #RocYourMocs campaign this last November. Inviting their peers to wear moccasins during a week of Native American Appreciation month, this video had over 33K views and 450 shares–just on the club president’s, Michael Goedel, Facebook post. #RocYourMocs Video Videography: Rebekah Williams and Shanoah… Read More Tribe of Many Feathers – BYU
Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is claimed to be the world’s #1 most popular painting. But why? Is it that special? This priceless work of art rests in the Louvre Museum in Paris–where it was stolen in 1911! With all her technique, mysterious smile, beloved painter, and origin theories, the Mona Lisa had fame since the 16th century,… Read More Mona Lisa – Why?
BYU’s Virtual 3D Jerusalem Recently available in Beta version since February 2017, Brigham Young University published a new FREE Virtual New Testament App that allows you to immerse yourself into ancient Jerusalem and explore the scriptures in a “detailed visual context” (“Visit Jesus’s Jerusalem with Virtual New Testament App”, http://www.lds.org). Future updates have been said… Read More Virtual New Testament App