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November 11, 2019

The fictional work is presented as the diary and impromptu autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, a well-off but lonely artist in his senior years, whose quiet life is uprooted by a bossy and sexually provocative woman by the name of Mrs. Circe Berman. Th...

October 15, 2019

If you were a wildly successful entrepreneur dead set on finding a way to preserve the deep love you share with your romantic partner for all eternity, would you alter the course of human evolution to do it? And, if so, where would you start? Futuris...

October 15, 2019

To collect, preserve, interpret, and display the artifacts and history of the information age.

This is the mission statement of the American Computer & Robotics Museum (ACRM) located in Bozeman, Montana. Founded by Barbara and George Keremedjiev (1952...

September 24, 2019

The festival, which first opened in 2007 as a showcase of new and older Greek film productions, aims to entertain as well as educate the general public about Greek cinematographic art and all that it entails, from acting to stage design to the music...

July 29, 2019

Ajuan Song is a Chinese artist based in the United States. Her work is an interesting fusion of surrealism, conceptual art, figurative art, and social commentary. She is currently preparing to show her latest work with her upcoming solo show, “Tear o...

July 15, 2019

The leaf gets its name from financier John Pierpont Morgan (1837 - 1913), who purchased the artifact in 1912 for 30,000 francs at a Sotheby's auction in New York City. Morgan was a lover of art, science, and history, and the Morgan Leaf — which i...

July 15, 2019

In 1973, anthropologist Justine Cordwell wrote a paper titled “The Very Human Arts of Transformation” in which she explains her theory for why people put such attention on changing their appearance. “Mankind, from earliest times,” she writes, “has pr...

July 15, 2019

Ötzi, known as the “Iceman,” is a heavily tattooed mummified male, who lived approximately 5,300 years ago in the Ötztal Alps. Scientific analysis of his remains suggests that he had rheumatism as well as a whipworm infection, which likely caused him...

July 15, 2019

“Ideograms, with their ancient history, are marvellous examples of abstract beauty, organisms of lines, of spaces filled and unfilled, of visible and invisible relations the sum-total of whose equilibrium is the result of the work of generations of a...

April 15, 2019

She found herself on the ground, with her legs stuck between the fender and the front tire of the motorcycle. She remembers being worried about her hair; the bike was still on and she was afraid that her long braid would end up getting caught in the...

April 15, 2019

Cars and trucks are not the only modes of transportation facing an automated future. In 2018, German automaker BMW unveiled an autonomous motorcycle, though the company has no intention of producing it for public use and insists that the model is mer...

April 15, 2019

Founded in 1930, guided by Howard Hughes (1905 — 1976) between 1939 and 1960, and plagued by serious financial issues throughout the 1980s and 1990s, TWA appeared to be fading into obscurity by 2001, only to emerge again in 2019 — but, not as an airl...

April 15, 2019

While NYC awaits its newest train car fleet, it's hard not to think back to IRT's now-abandoned City Hall Station, where the storied history of the city's subway system began nearly 115 years ago. Featuring 400 feet of curves, teeming wit...

April 15, 2019

Advertising is often about two things — competing, and responding to the times. Since the beginning of commercial railroad travel in the 1830s, people expected to exit the coal-powered trains in soot-stained clothes. Phoebe Snow, a New York socialite...

April 15, 2019

Art depictions of the prairie schooner far outnumber those of the Conestoga, even though that heavier wagon is the more elegant one. But because “prairie schooners have been celebrated in novels, television, and a popular computer game, and the ident...

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