Study, if you will the Turkish Batman (the city) and the Turkish Batman (the fictional superhero). Here, to the right, is a map showing the former. Here, below, is a video appreciation of the latter:
Until now, no one had produced the Batman theme by using sounds made by actual bats. Here is that doubly batty theme, played with original instruments (plus a bit of technology): The non-bat members of the team wrote this description: Bats produce sounds that are not audible to human ears. First these ultrasounds were digitally […]
Academics are drawn to Batman, as Batman is drawn to trouble. Here are two academic analyses of the caped crusader. “‘Holy PTSD, Batman!:’ An Analysis of the Psychiatric Symptoms of Bruce Wayne,” S. Taylor Williams, Academic Psychiatry, 36:3, May-June 2012. (Thanks to Amy Mauritson for bringing this to our attention.) And… “Trajectory of a Falling […]
The Holy foot protector, US patent #3511233, was granted to Elbert Holy, Jr. on May 12, 1970. These technical drawings are from the patent document. Click on the image to see an enlargement. The video below is not necessarily related, at least directly, to the Holy foot protector.
Many non-Turks are unaware that Batman is in Turkey. And Batman’s contributions to science – like the city of Batman itself, and like the province of Batman, in which the city is located, and like the Batman river, which flows through the province – are less well known than one might expect, considering the fame […]