Wednesday Wanderings: Einstein and Music, Antioch’s Gates of Hell, Umlauts, and Giant Spheres in Bosnia

It seems Einstein found music an important part of his scientific thinking:

Einstein and Music

The article is a bit sensationalized, but there seems to be some sort of pyschic phenomenon in the location of the ancient city of Antioch in Turkey:

Antioch Gates of Hell

The umlaut, that phonetic mark made up of two dots above a vowel, which has been used by so many heavy metal bands actually had a much humbler and more practical beginning:

The Story of the Umlaut

What is this giant sphere unearthed in Bosnia? Man-made or natural? Opinions are divided, but it’s pretty cool, anyway:

Giant Sphere

(Photo by Dado Ruvic for Reuters)

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