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Dating Style: The Ring Finger Tells You If Your Man Is Polygamous

Gemmie Caranay   | May 15, 2015 11:43 AM EDT

Environment and genetics are much more reliable predictors of a person's dating patterns than gender. read more

Mom Expecting Twins Gets 13-Pound Baby Boy

Camille Harthy   | May 13, 2015 07:56 AM EDT

While the whole world was celebrating Mother's Day on May 10, a woman from Pittsburgh, PA was still in shock after giving birth to a baby that's almost twice as big and long than an average newborn. read more

After 50 Years, Frida Kahlo’s Wardrobe Unlocked

Dave Tagacay   | May 13, 2015 09:06 AM EDT

The mystery behind Frida Kahlo’s eccentric wardrobe were finally revealed. The photo are currently in display in her home in Mexico City. read more

Sculptor, Performance And Conceptual Artist Chris Burden, Dies At The Age Of 69

Soledad Mayo   | May 12, 2015 09:51 AM EDT

Sculptor, performance, and conceptual artist Chris Burden, died from cancer at the age of 69 at home in Topanga Canyon, California according to his art dealer, Larry Gagosian. read more

Picasso's "Women Of Algiers (O)" Breaks Auction Record

Staff Reporter   | May 12, 2015 09:21 AM EDT

Pablo Picasso's painting, "Women of Algiers (Version O)" or "Les Femmes d'Alger (Version 'O')" has become the most expensive artwork to be sold at an auction at a new world record of $179 million in New York on Monday. read more

Morgan Freeman On Marijuana: ‘Legalize It. I’ll Eat It, Drink It, Smoke It, Snort It’

Althea Serad   | May 12, 2015 12:31 PM EDT

Morgan Freeman’s statement in an interview with The Daily Beast last week about the legalization of marijuana was candid. read more

Australia Declares Precious Opals as National Gemstone

Staff Reporter   | May 11, 2015 08:40 AM EDT

100 years have passed since the time Willie Hutchinson discovered a few pieces of opal while taking a walk in Australia Outback. Together with his father who was into gold searching, he got a chance to find a way to a gemstone-mining boom. After that Coober Pedy town was established. read more

Female Artists Dominate 56th Venice Biennale

Soledad Mayo   | May 09, 2015 09:55 AM EDT

The prestigious Venice Biennale, now on its 56th year, has opened to the public today for its seven-month run that will exhibit works by contemporary artists from 89 countries strategically located in various sites such as museums, palazzos, and churches around the historic city. read more

Rockwell's Model For ‘Rosie The Riveter’ Painting Dies At 92

Soledad Mayo   | Apr 23, 2015 08:16 PM EDT

The model who posed for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 "Rosie the Riveter" painting, Mary Doyle Keefe, has died after a brief illness on Tuesday in Simsbury, Connecticut, at the age of 92. read more

Exciting Line-Up Of Events At The Tribeca Film Festival

Soledad Mayo   | Apr 16, 2015 04:49 AM EDT

In less than 24 hours, this year's Tribeca Film Festival will open to an exciting line-up of independent films, narratives, shorts, and documentaries from around the world. The festival, which will run from April 15 to 26 in New York City, boasts of a program that will cater to lovers of art, film, and music. read more

'To Kill A Mockingbird', A Stage Hit In Harper Lee's Hometown

Cybelle Go   | Apr 16, 2015 08:36 AM EDT

Harper Lee, author of the bestselling novel, 'To Kill A Mockingbird' is a native from Monroeville, Alabama. A reenactment of the novel is portrayed through a play in front of Lee's home every April and May. For the past 26 years, the play has been a hit among locals and non-locals. This year, the sales for the play shot up to 4,000 in just five days, according to New York Times. read more

A Giant Butterfly And Other Art Installations At The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Soledad Mayo   | Apr 14, 2015 03:07 AM EDT

At the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival over the weekend, festivalgoers were treated to a wonderful experience with interactive large-scale art installations. read more

U.S. Tourists Arrested For Carving Initials On Rome Colosseum

Arlene Lim   | Mar 10, 2015 03:15 AM EDT

Security officers in Rome have arrested two American women for engraving their initials on the walls of the Roman Ampitheatre. Then they posed for a selfie, using the initials as their backdrop. read more

The Lantern Festival: A Celebration of Rich Chinese Culture, Dances, Foods and Chinese Word Games

LJ Ross   | Mar 07, 2015 04:33 AM EST

The Lantern Festival is a time of year when Chinese people welcome the first full moon of the lunar year with festivities, including Chinese word games. read more

Wheat Rewrites Europe’s Stone Age History

Vittorio Hernandez   | Feb 28, 2015 05:17 AM EST

The inhabitants of prehistoric England were believed to be hunter-gatherers more than farmers. But a recent discovery of wheat DNA in an archeological excavation of an underwater site could rewrite Britain's history since it indicates that the early Brits were also traders. read more

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