As the daughter of two teachers, graphic designer Becca Saladin has always loved history. Now, she’s combined her talents in graphic design with her thirst for learning to create Royalty Now. This fascinating
A sculpture long thought to be an "exceedingly rare" artwork by the French artist Paul Gauguin, and which had been shown in the Tate Modern, is not genuine, according to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los
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Lord Elgin’s controversial raid on the Parthenon marbles may actually have helped to preserve the Acropolis artworks for future generations, a new study suggests. Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin, a
The answer to that question is an interesting one, which depends on how one understands the statistical analysis of complex experiments. The experimental result could be the early signs of something big,
The 2010s yielded many incredible finds and important milestones. Here are our favorites. As the 2010s come to an end, we can look back on an era rife with discovery. In the past 10 years, scientists the
The artist responsible for those gold-leafed Nobel portraits would like to paint something other than old white men, please
For two weeks every October since 2012, Niklas Elmehed’s paintings appear in thumbnails, tweets, and articles in outlets all over the world. Elmehed is the official portrait artist for the Nobel Prizes.
When it comes to embroidery, artist Diana Yevtukh goes a stitch above the rest. Choosing to display her surreal textile art outside of the standard hoop, she seamlessly fuses her pieces with nature and
Italian pastry chef Matteo Stucchi creates desserts that not only look delicious, but they also double as fantastical miniature worlds. The 26-year-old’s playful culinary creations feature tiny figurines
It doesn't proceed in a straight line—so why do we keep drawing it that way? Evolution doesn’t follow a preordained, straight path. Yet images abound that suggest otherwise. From museum displays to editorial