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This incredibly complex 'sculpture' can play the violin

All too often we forget just how complex and precise the human body is. But just one look at the Ro-Bow will put it all in perspective. The violin-playing "kinetic sculpture" is the work of retired National Institute of Health mechanical engineer Seth Goldstein, and calling it intricate is an …

The nation's favourite paintings revealed

JMW Turner tops poll of the nation's favourite artist, as Monet's Water Lilies are voted the best-loved paintings<p>He has been the star of an award-winning film and blockbuster Tate Britain exhibition in the last year.<p>Now, JMW Turner has been voted the nation’s favourite painter in a survey of 2,000 …

Funland at the Museum of Sex

Giggling at every other word spoken by design duo Bompas & Parr, we were taken on a tour through their sex-centric exhibition-meets-fairground, Funland. The year-long exhibit, on show now at NYC's Museum of Sex, features (among other things) a penis derby racing game, the mysterious mirrored Tunnel …

Etiquette

Petition To Release Japanese Vagina Artist Gathers 20,000 Signatures

On July 14, Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested under suspicion of selling and distributing 3-D printable files of her own vagina. She faces up to two years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000 for allegedly breaking Japanese obscenity laws. She can also be detained until the end of the …

Ford and Heinz Team Up on Tomato-Based Bioplastics

Every year in the Spanish town of Buñol, a bunch of people gather together to chuck tomatoes at one another during a festival known, appropriately, as “La Tomatina.” Besides representing a wasted opportunity for folks to get their daily dose of lycopene, the event roughly previews a similar barrage …

The necklace that cost Marie Antoinette her head

Jonathan Beckman unravels the bizarre hoax that ultimately took Marie Antoinette to the guillotine<p>In the late summer of 1785, Europe was gripped by a scandal unfurling at the French court. A diamond necklace of immense value, containing 647 stones and weighing 2,800 carats, had gone missing. Its …

Rickie Lambert's Liverpool transfer is set to benefit the England team, says Hodgson

Rickie Lambert will arrive in Miami this week as a Liverpool player - and with England ready to benefit during their World Cup campaign from the …

Lightning Run

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