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Dear Santa: A Letter From the Cat

Dear Santa,<p>I have been a very good cat this year, if your definition of "very good" is broad enough to include the dismemberment of a rodent or two or maybe a hundred.<p>Before I get started, though, I want to thank you for the stuffed mouse you brought me last year and I intended to write a thank you …

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R&B star Usher aims to inspire social activism at New Orleans art show | NOLA.com

It was probably one of the least glamorous stages upon which Usher has ever stepped since becoming a star. The unadorned platform, in the corner of …

Buenos Aires metro station morphs into Messi shrine

Fans in Argentina, where Lionel Messi hails from, admire the superstar so much they want to see him during their daily commute.<p>The Barcelona ace, who …

Buenos Aires

Museum Residencies Offer Opportunities for Artists

Nowadays, museums seem to do everything but give visitors a room for the night: They provide food, plan vacations, organize parties, offer concerts and opportunities for shopping, help single people find a date and teach classes. They also exhibit one thing or another, and a growing number of them …

Art

Lurking Beneath the 'Mona Lisa' May Be the Real One

A hidden portrait lying beneath Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting may depict the real "Mona Lisa," at least if one man's theory is …

Miniature Spaces Carved From Stone

<b>Matthew Simmonds</b>, an art historian and architectural stone carver based in Italy, has created a collection of exceptionally beautiful miniature …

Artists Give New Life to Children’s Monster Drawings to Encourage a Creative Path

The Monster Project aims to help young kids realize the power of imagination. Without rules or restrictions, elementary school students are asked to draw a monster. As they allow their imaginations to flourish, these children are encouraged to draw anything that comes to mind. The finished drawings …

Shia LaBeouf's Phone Number & The 'Independence Day' Sequel: Last Week in Art

Also, animals projected across the ancient walls of the Vatican, Banksy's 'The Drinker' is redubbed "The Stinker," and Marina Abramovic is at the Park Avenue Armory.<p><i>A lot went down this week in the weird and wild world of Art. Some things were more scandalous than others, some were just plain</i> …

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Eight: Falling and Flying

<i>A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding creative work of their careers.</i><p>Photo by Tom Bauer, <i>Missoulian</i><p>Read previous episodes here: An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress<p>Journalist …

The Secret Life of Heroes by Gregoire Guillemin

We've been fans of French artist Gregoire Guillemin for quite some time. In the past, we featured many of his superhero themed series such as his retro-modern superhero illustrations as well as his smooth, minimalist superhero work. Lately, Guillemin has been working on a hilarious new series …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Persian Gulf may be too hot for human survival by 2090. Here’s what this means for your city.

By Joby Warrick<p>, Reporter<p>A study predicting deadly heat waves in the Persian Gulf by the century’s end has underscored concerns about the effects of rising global temperatures on cities in other parts of the world, including the United States.<p>Monday’s report in the journal Nature Climate Change …

Climate Change

Storm Damage Prompts State of Emergency in Washington

A state of emergency was declared in Washington state late Wednesday after a deadly storm blew down trees, triggered mudslides and left thousands of people without power.<p>The decision by Governor Jay Inslee activated the state’s National Guard and cleared the way for state officials to ramp up aid …

Meet the Bloodhound breed

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How cattle incursions brought death to 'Big Cat Diary' stars

Only three months ago I was watching the Marsh Lions with Jonathan Scott, the wildlife photographer and presenter of the Big Cat Diary - the BBC documentary series that transformed this pride into TV superstars. We were there to celebrate three decades of lion watching in Kenya’s finest wildlife …

Philly Zoo’s First Ever Black-Footed Kittens are Unbelievably Adorable

On April 8, 2014, Philadelphia Zoo welcomed three new little ones to their home as a Black-footed Cat named Aza gave birth to an adorable litter of kittens. The first ever Black-footed Cats ever born at the zoo, the kittens, named Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion, are tiny little creatures endemic to …

33 Cats Who Found Their Forever Home This Year

Any year you find your best friend, is a pretty great year.

Cat Perfume Is A Thing Now

Calling all cat lovers: If have trouble getting out of bed in the morning because you're just too busy burying your nose in your kitty’s fluffy fur, …

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This Woman Is The Ultimate Cat Lady

Good news — we've found the perfect video to show your friend who is "worried about you" because you're considering bringing in another kitty into …

A custom Metairie house built for family gatherings and homecoming dinners for 18 teenagers: House Tour | NOLA.com

Metairie attorney Salvador Brocato wanted to build a new family home on the big corner lot in his neighborhood. For years, he and wife, Lisa, drove …

Layoffs hit Michoud Assembly Facility amid management changes | NOLA.com

Nearly 200 workers at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in eastern New Orleans will lose their jobs in January after the maintenance contract for the …

Saints punter Thomas Morstead: Kicker Kai Forbath could hit from 60 yards | NOLA.com

The New Orleans Saints had little they could celebrate about after Sunday's 24-6 loss to the Texans.<p>At least they don't have to worry about their …

Motorist captures fatal Canal Street shooting on video | NOLA.com

A man driving home on Rampart Street was stopped for a red light at Canal Street when a video camera on his dashboard captured a fatal shooting …

Three questions LSU answered vs. Texas A&M | NOLA.com

<b>1.</b> <b>Derrius Guice may eventually become a better Heisman Trophy candidate than Leonard Fournette:</b> When you consider Fournette just broke the LSU single …

Juneau, Alaska mayor found dead; police investigate | NOLA.com

JUNEAU, Alaska -- The newly-elected mayor of Alaska's capital city has been found dead.<p>Juneau police in a statement identified the man as 70-year-old …

After three straight losses, it might be time to shake things up for LSU: Randy's take-aways | NOLA.com

<b>CHARLESTON, S.C. --</b> Some take-aways from LSU's disastrous 70-58 loss to Charleston on Monday...<p><b>1) Structure is badly needed:</b> Yes, the Tigers want to …

NFL Picks Week 13: Bengals, Bears win easily; Saints fall to Panthers | NOLA.com

The final push. With college football winding down and the regular season over, there soon will be nothing to be excited about but the NFL playoff …

Les Miles and Cam Cameron to visit Feleipe Franks on Tuesday | NOLA.com

LSU head coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will be boarding a Tuesday morning flight to visit with former commitment Feleipe …

Fans defy rain and transport issues to pay tribute to Jonah Lomu

Eden Park was a stadium where tens of thousands of people cheered Jonah Lomu's name, but it was with a deafening silence that he took centre stage at …

New Zealand keep faith in Guptill, Craig

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2015-16<p>New Zealand retained the out-of-form duo of Martin Guptill and Mark Craig as they pruned their Test squad from 16 to …