Map: Here’s how much each country spends on food

by Brad Plumer from Vox.com When droughts or crop failures cause food prices to spike, many Americans hardly notice. The average American, after all, spends just 6.5 percent of his or her household budget on food consumed at home. (If you include eating out, that rises to around 11 percent.) In Pakistan, by contrast, the…

When Art Meets Science, You’ll Get The Picture

SEE PICTURES HERE by NANCY SHUTE from NPR Scientists often struggle to explain their work to us nonscientists. Art to the rescue! In a new collaboration, artists are taking the inventions of teenage scientists and turning them into posters. Science inspires art. And the art inspires questions. Why are umbrellas shimmering under the stars? Because a…

Some Friday Art #StarWars #DragonballZ #Scifi

(SOURCE) Dave Seeley invokes Michelangelo’s Pietá in this Star Wars book cover.   Marvel did a marvelous (sorry) series of Wolverine paintings done in various styles. You should check them all out. This one by Paolo Riveraafter Salvador Dali’s famous “The Persistence of Memory” (better known as That-Melting-Clock-Painting.)   A super-sweet Halloween recasting of Norman Rockwell’s “The Runaway”by Luke Radi.   Cyril van…