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Little-Known Facts From the World's Best Museums

We tapped the most in-the-know tour guides and experts to tease out little-known facts behind the works at the world's greatest museums<p>CNTraveler.com<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Museum Secrets<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>Must-Have Gadgets for Every Traveler<p>Incredible Treehouse Hotels<p>The Friendliest and …

Squinch And All Your Pictures Will Be Flawless

Photo: Courtesy of Peter Hurley.<p>Alright, it's about time we all come clean about our photo taking habits. Every time we look at a picture — …

Slow-Cooker Pork Shoulder Pasta Recipe

<b>Note</b>: The sauce may be made ahead and frozen or stored in the refrigerator up to two days in advance.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder Pasta</b><p>Ingredients2 1/2 pound bone-in pork shoulder8 ounces finely diced pancetta1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)6 cloves garlic, minced …

Batter-Fried Chicken Recipe

<i>This batter-fried chicken recipe is proof that it doesn’t take buttermilk or beer or an insufferably long overnight brine to make crispy Southern</i> …

Spicy Tomato and Cashew Bisque

We did a little informal focus group on our Facebook page about the types of recipes y'all would like to see included in our (!) next book. We heard …

Penne with Spicy Lamb Sauce

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Pantry pasta, to save the day.</i><p>Some nights, the ones that most often follow busy days, require meals that emerge from pantry ingredients. On those nights, pasta is …

The "Monty Python" Gang Are Getting Back Together!

They are no longer an ex-comedy collective.<p>We're getting together and putting on a show - it's real. I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!

Watch Darren Criss And The Original Jasmine Sing "A Whole New World"

Weeknights in New York might as well be a Friday night anywhere else. The streets are still reeling, there's always more than one party to crash, and …

'80s Hair That Is So Bad It's Good (PHOTOS)

'80s hair was fried, processed, chemically-treated, not to mention, big. But that didn't stop us from copying the outrageous hairstyles worn by pop stars like Madonna, Cyndi Lauper and Whitney Houston. (Our hair is much happier <i>and</i> healthier these days.)<p>We certainly don't miss all those hours spent …

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Oxford University Is Older Than the Aztecs

As early as 1096, teaching had already started in Oxford. By 1249, the University of Oxford had grown into a full-fledged university, replete with …

December 2013

Auctions in Asia

Art worth over $500 million was auctioned off in New York last week, setting several astounding records. With the international art-loving crowd hitting the Chinese auction scene this week, the question on everyone’s mind is: <i>Who will emerge as the star of the fall auction season in China?</i>

Is there such a thing as a Jewish film?

There is a strong tradition of Jewish filmmaking in Hollywood and now in Israel. But what does cinema reveal about this unique culture? Emma Jones reports.<p>Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, the Marx Brothers, the Coen Brothers, Judd Apatow: they are all household names in Hollywood – and they’re all Jewish. …

Art auction houses vie for a foothold in China

The country’s art market is opening up – and it’s an eye-watering prospect for the big international auction houses. Georgina Adam reports from Shanghai.<p>“Five million yuan!” shouted Jin Ling, Christie’s dynamic new Chinese auctioneer, dressed in an eye-catching cherry-red jacket and standing spot …

Pompidou Centre: A radical with enduring appeal

The Pompidou Centre was panned by the critics when it opened in 1977. But its colourful exuberance has ensured its lasting popular appeal, writes Jonathan Glancey.<p>“The funny thing looking back is that, to begin with, I hadn’t been at all keen on the project”, says Richard Rogers of the Parisian …

Detroit’s art sell-off: Flogging the family silver?

Georgina Adam looks at the temptation for museums to raid their treasure chests to pay the bills – or buy new trophy art.<p>It could be the most expensive art sale ever. So expensive, in fact, that no-one even knows how much it could make. The multi-billion dollar collection of the Detroit Institute …

Art for the People - Public Art Around the World

Urban life can be hectic and exhausting, with many of us commuting from point A to point B without taking a moment to appreciate our surroundings. Public art provides a visual respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life, infusing a bit of cultural nourishment while going on with our daily …

Achilles’ Sarcophagus “à l’ancienne"

Marina Abramovic Institute Has Been Fully Kickstarted, Thanks Lady Gaga

Looks like Marina Abramovic's decision to coax a naked, quartz-hugging Lady Gaga into supporting her newest project has actually paid off. The Marina Abramovic Institute Kickstarter officially reached its funding goal this week, attracting a whopping $631,963 worth of donations last time we checked.<p>…

Gorgeous 19th Century Cityscapes, Courtesy of Daguerrotype

In San Francisco, modern art abounds

Despite the closure of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art until 2016, there are still plenty of opportunities to get your culture fix around the city.<p>The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) may be one of the city’s most recognisable buildings, but things are rather quiet at the landmark …