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The Google Arts and Culture app will show you your painting doppelganger

If you think millennials taking selfies is vain and self-centered, just remember that for hundreds of years, people sat for hours for massive, …

Entertainment

Google app compares selfies to museum portraits, goes viral

The latest update to Google’s Arts & Culture app has created a viral sensation by allowing users to compare their selfies to museum portraits.<p>Users, including a number of celebrities, have been taking to Twitter and Instagram to share their portrait “doppelgangers.”<p>Comedian and actor Kumail Nanjani …

Viral

Everyone is obsessed with a new Google app that uses selfies to find your fine art look-alike

If you had told us last week that Google would find a way to get people interested in fine art en masse, we would’ve laughed in your face. …

Entertainment

Google Arts And Culture App Will Match Your Selfie To A Famous Painting, But We Can't Promise It Will Be Flattering

Google always keeping that ego in check 😂<p>Ever been in a museum and wondered what you would look like painted in oils and put up on a giant canvas? …

Google app matches your selfies with famous paintings

A recent update to a Google app promises to find your fine art doppelganger, yielding strikingly similar and sometimes hilarious results.

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‘Portlandia’: Let Kumail Nanjiani Prepare You For the End of the World in New Sketch — Watch

The "Big Sick" star guests on "Portlandia" to make sure Fred and Carrie don't have to lower their quality of life in a crisis.<p>When the worst happens, …

TV

Were You Even Alive This Weekend If You Didn't Compare Your Face to Art?

Any excuse for a selfie.<p>It's the first long weekend of 2018,and we are all sitting around voluntarily providing facial scans to Google goons in the interest of culture.<p>As often happens with these fleeting internet moments, the Google Arts and Culture app seemed to come from nowhere and is now …

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Google’s Free Museum App Will Match You With Your Famous Art Doppelgänger

In the age of social media, how we interact with art is constantly being redefined for our increasingly connected world. Museum Snapchats and memes have people reimagining paintings and sculptures as if they existed in our world, with both brilliant and silly results. The Google Arts and Culture …

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Somewhere in the world, there’s a painting that looks like you. And Google will find it.

Apps that involve uploading one’s face, getting feedback and sharing the results aren’t always a great idea. But the latest iteration of the Google Arts & Culture app, which promises to scour more than 1,200 museums in over 70 countries to find one’s art doppelganger, has become a viral hit.<p>Though …

Lifestyle

Google app matches your face to a famous painting

Are you more of a Botticelli or a Van Gogh?<p>A new feature in the Google Arts & Culture app reveals how your selfie may resemble a historical painting.<p>The app went viral this weekend after users discovered the entertaining feature that analyzes your face and matches it to historical artwork. The app …

Art

Google App Goes Viral Making An Art Out Of Matching Faces To Paintings

Who can say why some gimmicks take off and others flop? But the Google Arts & Culture app tapped into the zeitgeist over the weekend, until it seemed like just about everyone with access to a camera phone and a social media account was seeking and sharing their famous painting doppelganger.<p>Forget …

Viral

This App Will Tell You What Work Of Art You Look Like

One selfie is all it takes to find out what famous painting you look like<p>If you’ve ever wondered what famous Renaissance figure you most resemble, …

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This Much-Needed App Matches Your Selfies With Museum Paintings

If you're a person-about-the-internet, you've probably been seeing diptychs of your friends next to stately oil paintings. The resemblance may be …

New Google feature finds your doppelganger in museum paintings

Google has made us all art scholars.<p>The new feature in Google's Arts and Culture app combs through thousands of artworks to see if any look like …

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Google Arts & Culture App Can Match Your Selfie to Fine Art

The Web giant has added a 'new and experimental' feature to its Google Arts & Culture app, which will match your selfie with a museum portrait.<p>PCMag …

Selfies

‘Let’s Get Physical’ Cast Discusses Smiling Stupidity Of 80’s Aerobics

“I love aerobics because of the smiling stupidity of it all,” <i>Let’s Get Physical</i> star Matt Jones told TV critics Sunday at TCA, summing up the …

TV

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

Des Moines Register. January 10, 2018<p>Iowa should eliminate, not accommodate, dangerous new home-schooling option<p>On the surface, the Iowa Department …

Business

Meet your match: Google app finds famous art you look like

Grab the Monet and Gogh: The Google Arts & Culture app lets you take a selfie, then compares it to thousands of museum paintings.<p>Sure, we all know what famous person we vaguely look like (I always get Geena Davis, which ... I wish! She's still in a "League of Her Own.") But the blandly named Google …

Technology

‘The Good Place’ wins first-ever award: Will Ted Danson ride this trolley all the way to 2018 Emmys?

Unless we’re living in a timeline that’s about to be rebooted, “The Good Place” is now officially an award-winning TV show. Thursday night, the …

TV

Deadpool 2 Should Recast T.J. Miller

Fox’s <b>Deadpool 2</b> should recast and replace T.J. Miller as Weasel in the wake of sexual assault allegations made against the actor. Ever since <i>The New</i> …

Movies

5 Problems With ‘Somebody Feed Phil‘

<i>This post originally appeared on January 12, 2018, in “Eat, Drink, Watch” — the weekly newsletter for people who want to order takeout and watch TV .</i> <i>Browse the archives</i> <i>and</i> <i>subscribe now</i><i>.</i><p>Welcome to the first long weekend of 2018. I’ve got a few TV recommendations as well as a roundup of the week’s …

Award Shows

The Real Civil War Began in ‘The Incredible Hulk’

In part 2 of our odyssey towards <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, Marvel forgets to choose sides in the Banner vs. Hulk grudge match.<p>“Don’t make me…hungry. You …

Marvel Universe

Film Review: ‘Nostalgia’

Director:Mark PellingtonWith:Jon Hamm, Ellen Burstyn, Catherine Keener, John Ortiz, Bruce Dern, James Le Gros, Amber Tamblyn, Chris Marquette, …

Amber Tamblyn

This day in history

Today is Saturday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2018. There are 352 days left in the year.<p>Birthdays: Actress Frances Sternhagen is 88. TV personality …

Boston

Saoirse Ronan To Receive SBIFF’s Newly Renamed Santa Barbara Award

<i>Lady Bird</i> starSaoirse Ronan may be only 23 years old but she already is proving to be a veteran award winner at the Santa Barbara International Film …

Saoirse Ronan

Critics’ Choice Awards: Mark Wahlberg gets called out, James Franco is a no-show

A few days after the Golden Globe Awards, a very similar crowd of movie and television stars gathered in Santa Monica, Calif., for the 23rd annual Critics’ Choice Awards.<p>Although one familiar face was missing: James Franco, who sat for some extremely uncomfortable TV interviews this week after …

Awards

Rosie O’Donnell & More Stars Brand Donald Trump As The ‘S***hole’ After He Trashes African Nations

Hollywood is coming for against Donald Trump, branding him a ‘s***hole’ after he allegedly trashed African countries with the word.<p>We didn’t have to …

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2018 Critics' Choice Awards: The 11 Best-Dressed Men

This year's Critics' Choice Awards nominees switched up their style, taking chances with their looks that made for an unusually entertaining red carpet. Rich fabrics like velvet and corduroy, deep colors like green and purple, and flashy gold jewelry all made an appearance in a surprisingly stylish …

Men's Fashion

WWE's John Cena Finally Turns Heel For Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Many wrestling fans have been aching for John Cena to turn heel for years. Now it's finally happening, sort of. Cena has joined the cast of the upcoming animated series <i>Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> as a villain named Baron Draxum.<p>Draxum, a new character to the franchise, is described as …

Entertainment

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 'The Big Sick' and Hollywood's Muslim-American Renaissance

The NBA Hall of Famer and THR columnist, a practitioner of Islam since college, is hopeful that the Kumail Nanjiani starrer and Aziz Ansari's 'Master …

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