How Did Michelangelo Complete the Sistine Chapel in Such a Short Time?

When Michelangelo was asked by an aging Pope to rush his painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, he had to get creative with classic techniques. (2:02)

Latest Videos

Preview thumbnail for video'This Man Invented the Way You Bank
This Man Invented the Way You Bank (4:43)
Preview thumbnail for video'Watch a Determined Cheetah Mother Search for Her Lost Cubs
Watch a Determined Cheetah Mother Search for Her Lost Cubs (3:40)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Puerto Rico's Killer Bees Stopped Killing
Why Puerto Rico's Killer Bees Stopped Killing (4:35)
Preview thumbnail for video'What You Never Knew About Tabasco Sauce
What You Never Knew About Tabasco Sauce (1:24)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Soul of Louisiana
The Soul of Louisiana (3:14)
Preview thumbnail for video'When Do Pandas Get Their Eye Patches?
When Do Pandas Get Their Eye Patches? (0:51)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ireland's Incredible Landscapes: From the Aran Islands to the Burren
Ireland's Incredible Landscapes: From the Aran Islands to the Burren (2:20)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Woman Invented Monopoly to Combat Greed
This Woman Invented Monopoly to Combat Greed (4:42)
Preview thumbnail for video'Mesmerizing: Pufferfish Twirling in Bubble Lassos
Mesmerizing: Pufferfish Twirling in Bubble Lassos (1:41)