Month: June 2019

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

The Last Supper By Leonardo da Vinci

The Last Supper (Italian: Il Cenacolo) is a late 15th-century mural painting by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci housed by the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy. It measures 460 cm × 880 cm (180 in × 350 in) and covers an end wall of the dining hall at the monastery. It is one of the western world’s most recognizable paintings. The work

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The Vulpecula Constellation

The Vulpecula Constellation

Vulpecula is a faint constellation in the northern sky. Its name is Latin for “little fox,” although it is commonly known simply as the fox. It was identified in the seventeenth century and is located in the middle of the Summer Triangle (an asterism consisting of the bright stars Deneb, Vega, and Altair). Vulpecula was introduced by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius in

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Paying Via Facial-Recognition Machines

Paying Via Facial-Recognition Machines

Chinese technology giants have leapfrogged U.S. companies in popularizing mobile payments. Now, they are trying to get people to bypass their smartphones and make payments by simply looking into screens. Ant Financial Services Group and Tencent Holdings Ltd., rivals that operate, respectively, Alipay and WeChat Pay, China’s two largest mobile-payments networks, are

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