Stealing History: Stradivarius Violins And Art Crime
February 06 2014 7:06 PM
Only an estimated 650 Stradavarius instruments exist around the world. Most are in the multimillion dollar range.
Google Launches Two Arts Initiatives
February 05 2014 12:50 PM
This week, the company added two initiatives to give artists a chance to use Google as a platform to show off their creations.
Is This ‘Sky Whale’ The Future Of Air Travel?
January 19 2014 10:01 PM
The Sky Whale has got “self-healing wings,” “virtual reality windows” and room for up to 755 passengers across three levels.
How Tall Did City Skylines Grow Last Year? In 25 Facts
January 17 2014 6:26 AM
The United Arab Emirates may have welcomed 10 new skyscrapers in 2013, but another nation completed three times as many.
Where Ice, Lights And Chinese Ambition Collide
January 05 2014 10:26 PM
What do you get when you arm 7,000 artists with 4 million cubic feet of ice and task them with creating a winter wonderland?
The Most Anticipated Global Attractions Opening In 2014
December 31 2013 7:06 AM
The world’s largest indoor theme park, Europe’s biggest art center and the tallest building in the Americas will all open in 2014.
Winning Shots From The 2013 NatGeo Photo Contest
December 22 2013 6:22 PM
Take a walk on the wilder side with these stunning images from the National Geographic Photo Contest.
Tour The World With The Best Travel Photos Of 2013
December 18 2013 7:13 AM
From the jubilant mud mosques of Mali to the thumping heart of India’s Kumbh Mela pilgrimage, here's a snapshot of the globe in 2013.
Holiday DIY Crafts [PHOTOS]
December 17 2013 11:54 AM
This holiday season is the perfect time to make decorations with the family, whether for Christmas or simply for the winter months.
Best Travel Photos Shot On A Phone
December 12 2013 5:45 AM
Who could have predicted five years ago that cell phone pictures would go from tacky to trendy to prize-worthy?
Great Barrier Reef Hosts First Underwater Art Gallery
December 10 2013 7:21 PM
It’s being billed as the world’s first underwater art gallery, and you’ll need an oxygen tank and snorkel mask to see it.
How To Own A Piece Of The Sydney Opera House
December 09 2013 7:42 PM
For a mere A$100 (US$91), you can “own” a piece of this UNESCO World Heritage site to help fund much-needed renovations.
What One Millionaire Is Doing For Detroit
December 06 2013 11:04 AM
A judge mediating Detroit's bankruptcy is urging others to mirror the millionaire's action.
Detroit’s Art Collection Becomes Main Exhibit In Bankruptcy Battle
December 04 2013 8:39 PM
The headline-making story of DIA's battle to keep its art, one of the finest collections in the country, is atypical on many fronts.
Pianist Produces Instrument Based On Unbuilt Da Vinci Design [VIDEO]
November 21 2013 4:22 PM
Concert pianist Slawomir Zubrzycki built a strange, beautiful piano/violin hybrid he says is based on a design that Leonardo da Vinci never built.
5 Pointz Whitewashed Overnight: Graffiti Removed From NYC Landmark Ahead Of Demolition [PHOTOS]
November 19 2013 12:46 PM
The Queens street-art mecca 5 Pointz was painted white Monday night after unsuccessful bids to get an injunction to stop construction.
Figurine Of Tutankhamun's Sister Stolen From Egyptian Museum
November 14 2013 8:16 PM
An international alert has been issued for the safe return of a statuette of Tutankhamun's sister, which was stolen from an Egyptian museum during riots in August.
Lego Mural By ‘Malaysia’s Banksy’ Sparks Crime Debate
November 13 2013 9:07 PM
Ernest Zacharevic’s Lego mural, painted in the home of Asia’s only Legoland theme park, didn’t go over well with Malaysian authorities.
Is One World Trade Center Really The Tallest Building In US?
November 12 2013 10:19 PM
CTBUH named One World Trade Center the tallest building in the U.S. Tuesday thanks to its spire, but it took a great deal of convincing.
Cornelius Gurlitt's Nazi-Looted Art Collection Revealed
November 06 2013 11:05 AM
After the news of a treasure trove of Nazi-looted art was revealed, authorities are calling for a full list of the 1,500 paintings to be revealed.