Exoplanet revealed to be nothing but a large cloud of dust.
Thirty-Five Expressive Heads, by Louis-Léopold Boilly, c. 1825. Musee des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing, France.
Volume VII, Number 1 | winter 2014
According to his biographer Aelius Lampridius, the Roman emperor Elagabalus would amuse himself at dinner by seating his guests on “air pillows instead of cushions and let the air out while they were dining, so that often the diners were suddenly found under the tables.”
Jests and scoffs do lessen majesty and greatness and should be far from great personages and men of wisdom.—Henry Peacham, 1622
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