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Dead Sea Scrolls revealed forgeries: The rest?

Dead Sea Scrolls revealed forgeries: The rest?

In Washington D.C., the Museum of the Bible commissioned independent investigators to conduct research into the authenticity of their most valuable possessions. They had a collection of the "Dead Sea Scrolls", a set of texts, fragments of what were supposed to be the oldest known surviving copies of the Hebrew Bible. Unfortunate for them, all 16 fragments in the museum's collection were forgeries.

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Wacom caught tracking user on drawing tablet [UPDATE]

Wacom caught tracking user on drawing tablet [UPDATE]

In early 2020, an intrepid Wacom drawing tablet user by the name of Robert decided to do some investigative work on his beloved drawing tool. To do this, he employed the help of in-between software - that which allows a user to see what data's being sent from a device to a 3rd-party server via the internet (and vice versa). His findings did not please him.

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1989 Damien Hirst USD$1k medicine cabinet could sell for millions in 2020

1989 Damien Hirst USD$1k medicine cabinet could sell for millions in 2020

This January of 2020 an auction is set to take place with a set of artworks from several artists, one of whom is Damien Hirst. Of interest in this auction is a relatively old Damien Hirst artwork by the name of "Bodies", originally sold in the year 1989. The artwork is one of the first 4 medicine cabinets that'd eventually make a suite of 12, and it was purchased for a sum of £600
- converting that amount in 1989 to dollars hits around USD$1k.

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Wacom One is an entry-level pen display for budding artists

Wacom One is an entry-level pen display for budding artists

Wacom offers a bunch of different pen displays for artists, designers, and content creators, and today the company padded out its lineup with a new entry-level model. Introduced at CES 2020, the Wacom One is billed as a "pen display for a new generation of creators." Seasoned Wacom users probably won't find a ton to get excited about here, because it's clear that the Wacom One is aimed at those who are just starting out and want to save some cash before they dive into something more serious.

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Banksy made hotel art for Christmas

Banksy made hotel art for Christmas

This week artist Banksy revealed a new piece of art that is both tiny in scale and large in concept. In the past, Banksy became well-known due to his large-scale artworks in the streets - graffiti works of many sorts. If you only know Banksy from his early years in street art, it's a good time to take a look at his accomplishments of late. Most recent of these is a nativity scene called Scar of Bethlehem.

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Lifelike AirPods sticker prank strikes a chord in SF

Lifelike AirPods sticker prank strikes a chord in SF

Apple AirPod users found themselves on the wrong side of the prank this week as art director Pablo Rochat struck! According to Rochat, he simply "made life-size AirPod stickers and stuck them on the ground, all over the city." He made his project known on November 17, 2019, and already 5-figure amounts of likes and retweets and shares have pushed him into the realm of viral prank hit.

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Boba Fett Funko Futura 2000 gear released before Mandalorian

Boba Fett Funko Futura 2000 gear released before Mandalorian

It's right about time when the most mysterious - or once-most-mysterious Star Wars character gets licensed to all ends of the earth. Now that The Mandalorian is coming to the Disney+ streaming service as the first official live action Star Wars television show, that is. It's largely because of the never-ceasing popularity of Boba Fett that The Mandalorian exists in the first place, really.

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Procreate 5 detailed: Photoshop brushes, animation tools, and new UI

Procreate 5 detailed: Photoshop brushes, animation tools, and new UI

Procreate, the popular art and illustration app for iPad, will get a major update to Procreate 5 later this year. The upcoming features for the new version were detailed by the app's creator at Lightbox Expo today. According to the company, users can expect a new, more powerful graphics engine, as well as support for Photoshop brushes.

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TOOL Fear Inoculum Limited Edition CD released today with a charging cord

TOOL Fear Inoculum Limited Edition CD released today with a charging cord

There's a tiny rechargeable battery in the Special Edition CD release of the latest album from TOOL: Fear Inoculum. This is the first new album from TOOL in 13 years. They've been known to deliver next-level game-changing packages with their Special Edition album releases. This newest album does not end that legacy.

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Wacom Cintiq 22 pen display adds bigger screen for smaller price

Wacom Cintiq 22 pen display adds bigger screen for smaller price

Wacom has a new Cintiq pen display, and if you've wanted a sizable art and design tablet-screen before but couldn't quite stomach the price, the Cintiq 22 might be the one. Larger sibling to the Cintiq 16, the new model has a 21.5-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS display that works with Wacom's Pro Pen 2.

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Adobe’s most interesting app in years just got official

Adobe’s most interesting app in years just got official

Adobe is gearing up to launch a new painting and drawing app for iPad, and today the company is revealing a few more details about what we can expect. First and foremost, the app received an actual name today: Adobe Fresco. On top of that, Adobe also detailed some of Fresco's features, such as the Live Brushes artists will be able to use while working on their drawings or paintings.

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Research suggests Leonardo da Vinci had ADHD

Research suggests Leonardo da Vinci had ADHD

Leonardo was voraciously curious, capable of intense study and preparation for great works. But often - notoriously often - da Vinci moved on to new projects before he'd finished the old. New research made public this week found significant evidence leading to the conclusion that the original Renaissance Man had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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