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Puzzling Pictures Issue Date: 11-29-1998

Cool Spots imageCombining the beauty and intrigue of art and mathematics, tessellations are repeating patterns of interlocking shapes. Totally Tessellated is a comprehensive online introduction to these awesome images. Spin, weave and twirl to http://library.thinkquest.org/16661 and develop new skills in design, geometry, art and math. Discover M.C. Escher, the artist considered to be the master of tessellations because of his stunning creations. The site's history section examines tessellations through the ages, from ancient Egyptian times to modern days. Did you know that they can be traced all the way back to about 4000 B.C.? From parallel lines to offset polygons, you'll view various tessellating techniques, displayed as random images and beautiful animations. If you like science, mathmatics or art you will love this site.

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She Never Lost Her Smile Issue Date: 09-13-1998

Cool Spots imageThe "Mona Lisa" is nearly 500 years old, but her charming smile continues to captivate art audiences worldwide. What's the deal behind that timeless smile, anyhow? Thanks to the students of Bronx High School and their partners in Borlange, Sweden, "Why is Mona Lisa Smiling?" has been developed to give art enthusiasts a better understanding of the history behind the painting. Was Leonardo Da Vinci inspired by a model, or was he painting himself? Decide for yourself at http://library.thinkquest.org/13681/data/davin2.shtml where you can check out multimedia exhibits, take an online quiz or simply gaze into Mona's eyes. Read up on the scientific theories behind the painting and watch as photo manipulation puts the "Mona Lisa" into a new perspective. The Da Vinci Dispatch has the latest on the artist's exhibits, including an upcoming display in Victoria, British Columbia. It's time to learn more about Leonardo. Don't forget to smile back when you meet Mona!

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Kids' Art on Display On-line Issue Date: 11-03-1996

Cool Spots imageWhether it's a single painting or your entire Web site, here's your chance to strut your stuff on the Web. Go to www.telenaut.com/
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and see what other kids from age 0-17 have put on exhibition. Global Show-n-Tell is an award-winning example of a corporation providing server space on which kids can display their talent. The challenge is for you to send the artwork to them. If the artwork is done on paper, you'll need to scan it to get it into digital form. Once you are ready, you can send small files (under 200K) via e-mail, or ftp larger ones. Don't worry, there are instructions on the Web site to help you!

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