Peter Carl Fabergé: Gemstone-Encrusted Google Doodle Celebrates Famed Russian Jeweler's 166th Birthday [VIDEO]Google Wednesday observed the 166th birth anniversary of Peter Carl Fabergé, the Russian jeweler best known for creating famous Fabergé eggs, through a doodle that was made of precious metals and gemstones.
- The week after U.S. President Barack Obama officially declared his endorsement for gay marriage, DC Comics' co-publisher Dan DiDio announced at Kapow 2012 in London that there is a gay character in the works, but the plans have slightly changed since the first announcement in July 2011.
- Graffiti, some containing themes from the Anonymous movement, against Egypt's military rule has littered the streets of Cairo as its citizens' disillusion with the current regime continues to fester.
Sylvester Stallone 'Discovered' in 500-Year-Old Painting And Other Celebrities Doppelgangers of Historical Figures [PHOTOS]A Harvard student was bewildered on a visit to Vatican City, not because of the beauty or the history, but because a 500-year-old painting by Raphael which shows a man who is an exact doppelganger of Sylvester Stallone. While it's obviously not the real life Sylvester Stallone, the resemblance is uncanny, namely in the cheekbones, chin and the heavy eyes. However, Stallone isn't the only famous celebrity who was named a doppelganger of historical figures and people in paintings.
- The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office ruled that 'Painter of Light' Thomas Kinkade died of accidental acute intoxication from alcohol and Valium, an anti-anxiety medication.
13-Year-Old Boy Discovers Mistake On 6th Century Byzantine Empire?s Map At Metropolitan Museum Of ArtVisitors often ask questions about the accuracy of an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but not all of them are right. However, a seventh grade boy has found out a mistake at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City and he was right, says Helen Evans, one of the curators of the museum.
- Edvard Munch's pastel version of his famous The Scream painting is expected to approach the all-time record for most expensive painting by fetching as much as $200 million when it is sold Wednesday evening at the Sotheby's auction house in New York City.
Mummy Made Out Of $200 Of McDonald?s Food: How Did Artist Ben Campbell Make The Life Size Mummy? [PHOTOS]Artist Ben Campbell crafted a life-size mummy as a centerpiece for his art show on the link between ancient Egypt and modern society. More impressive than structuring a life-size mummy is building it using $200 worth of McDonald?s food.
- It would be silly for me to act surprised or outraged, the artist said.
- Everyday objects are on display at the Jim Crow Museum-- from drinking glasses to detergent boxes-- but there is on theme that resonates throughout: Racism.
- Dr. Dre wants to see a hologram Jimi Hendrix and Marvin Gaye.
- A 500-year-old painting that was stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis during World War II has been returned to its rightful owners by U.S. officials, the Associated Press reported.
- Antonio Manfredi, owner of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum is threatening to set fire to paintings if the government does not give him more funding to keep his cultural outpost open.
- There were three survivors on board the Titanic, who have barely received any attention over the past 100 years: The Dogs.
- We explore the niche fascination with covering only the vocal portion of screamo and heavy metal songs, on video, on YouTube.
- A 900-year-old Chinese ceramic dish from the era of the Song dynasty sold for $26.7 million at an auction in Hong Kong.
- Jim Marshall, the innovator behind the Marshall brand of iconic guitar amplifiers, died Thursday morning in London. He was 88 years old.
Kristen Stewart Inspires Art Show: 'Breaking Dawn: Part 2' Star Is A Muse For Hipsters, Some Express Outrage, Others Defend ItLast month Breaking Dawn: Part 2 star Kristen Stewart had her likeness created in the form of an ice sculpture. The figure debuted at Madame Tussaud's in London. Now it seems that she has become a muse for LA hipsters!
- People all across the globe can now take a 360-degree tour of the White House from the comfort of their own homes as the Google Art Project has collaborated with the historic house to create a virtual Google Maps-like tour of the place.
- Andy Fields, a businessman in England, claims he found Pop Art sketch drawn by a young Andy Warhol at a garage sale and purchased it for $5. Fields purchased the sketch in 2010 in Las Vegas for $5 from a man who claims his aunt cared for Warhol as a child. The drawing of Rudy Vallee in Pop Art style is signed by Warhol and dates back to the 1930's, when the infamous pop artist was just 10 or 11-years-old and is worth more than $2 million today.