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  • Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site

    Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said. A statement from Iraq's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities didn't...
  • Detroit museum to show nearly 2,300 paintings of Obama

    A Detroit museum plans to show nearly 2,300 paintings of President Barack Obama by New York artist Rob Pruitt this spring. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/1ET4SMy ) that Pruitt started making 2 foot by 2 foot portraits the morning...
  • NYC museum gift shop to feature Etsy-created items

    The popular online craft seller Etsy will create a line of original products for the American Museum of Natural History. The items, inspired by the museum's collection, will be sold at the museum's gift shop and online. The museum announced the...
  • Air Force veteran who saved orphans in Korean War dies at 97

    Retired Air Force Col. Dean Hess, who helped rescue hundreds of orphans in the Korean War and whose exploits prompted a Hollywood film starring Rock Hudson, has died at age 97. Hess died Monday at his home in Huber Heights, a suburb of Dayton, after a...
  • This is definitely not your mother's puppet show

    This is definitely not your mother's puppet show
    It’s hard to believe it’s taken “Puppetry of the Penis” nearly 17 years to find a home in Las Vegas. The Australian private parts performance art show arrives April 14 most appropriately at Harry Mohney’s Erotic Heritage...
  • The Crowd: The artists who captured California

    Inasmuch as the artistic style of Andrew Wyeth is indigenous to coastal New England, Paul Gauguin to Tahiti, and Pablo Picasso to Spain and the European Riviera, the California plein air masters, from the pioneers of the 19th and early 20th century to the...
  • In Coral Springs, an artist who has the Beatles to thank for Batman

    In Coral Springs, an artist who has the Beatles to thank for Batman
    Before he inked "Batman," "Superman," "Green Arrow" and "Wonder Woman" for DC Comics, artist Jose Delbo drew another dynamic quartet: John, Paul, George and Ringo. Delbo's painting "Beatles Yellow Sub" finds the Fab Four garbed in Day-Glo "Sgt. Pepper'...
  • UK scientists work out weight of Sophie the Stegosaurus

    Scientists at a British museum have worked out the living weight of Sophie, one of the world's most complete Stegosaurus skeletons. London's Natural History Museum said Tuesday that Sophie, a young adult when it died around 150 million years ago, weighed...
  • Freebie Friday: Parade, Iced coffee, and other free stuff this week

    Freebie Friday: Parade,  Iced coffee,  and other free stuff this week
    Looking for free stuff to do this week?   Freebie Spotlights St. Patrick's Day Parade: includes a parade, Irish dancers and music. 2 p.m. Sunday, Downtown Winter Park, Park Ave., Winter Park, free, 407-222-0648.   Participating Dunkin’...
  • Dundee history program looks at Max McGraw and his wildlife preserve

    The Dundee Township Historical Society Museum will open for the 2015 season on Sunday, March 8 with a program about industrialist Max McGraw and his wildlife preserve. The museum, at 426 Highland Ave. in West Dundee, will open at 2 p.m. Clark Ganshirt...
  • Dillinger museum preview offers glimpse of what's to come

    The theme of the John Dillinger Museum is that crime doesn't pay, but Crown Point is hoping the story of his life pays plenty in bringing visitors to the old Lake County Courthouse shops and downtown. The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority,...