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Lunar Eclipse: Caught in the Shadows

Lunar Eclipse: Caught in the Shadows

This weekend we will experience another solar phenomenon as the first lunar eclipse of this year occurs. A lunar eclipse takes place when the Earth, sun and moon are all in alignment and the Earth blocks the sun’s light to the moon. Interestingly enough, the eclipse can only happen when there is a full moon. […]

‘Millennium Series’ Book Four Premiers New Author (Preview)

‘Millennium Series’ Book Four Premiers New Author (Preview)

The Millennium Series, made famous by author Stieg Larsson, is set to have book number four released, this time by a new author. Larsson is the creator of the world famous Millennium Series about a hacker with mental health issues and an investigative reporter joining forces. The three original books penned by Larrson were released […]

Mad Men Heads Off Air and Into American History Museum

Mad Men Heads Off Air and Into American History Museum

Don Draper, his family and his colleagues will be featured in the final episodes of Mad Men, which air starting next weekend. But the television show and its depiction of the 1960s in attitudes, attire and social change will live on. As the acclaimed show heads off the air, more than 50 artifacts from Mad Men, including iconic […]

Whistler’s Mother Visit to Los Angeles

Whistler’s Mother Visit to Los Angeles

Generally, one has to go to Paris to see one of the best-known American paintings. But Whistler’s Mother, as the work is popularly known, is paying a visit to the Los Angeles area now in a swap of paintings between museums. The Musée d’Orsay in Paris and the Norton Simon Museum in the Pasadena area […]

Churchill’s Memorial Cup on Display

Churchill’s Memorial Cup on Display

In recent months Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been compared to former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill for his relentless warnings of dangers to come. Yet, it is Churchill whose legacy has come to attention in recent weeks in areas other than that of politics and war. It has been announced that a trophy […]

Van Gogh Art Fading Away?

Van Gogh Art Fading Away?

The vibrant colors of Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings of Sunflowers and Field with Irises have delighted viewers for years. His energetic strokes and bright hues have made the impressionist paintings of Van Gogh among the most valuable in the world. Generations have enjoyed the artist’s works, but they do not look the same as they used […]

Michael Graves, Architect and Designer of Buildings and Target Line, Died

Michael Graves, Architect and Designer of Buildings and Target Line, Died

It is rare for an architect to become a household name or designer spawning a line of housewares, but Michael Graves. of Humana and Target fame who died today, was unusual. His flare for design incorporated practicality and whimsy, which made his household goods very functional and popular. The Indianapolis-born Graves died Thursday at his […]

CERN Operatic Dancers and Dark Matter [Video]

CERN Operatic Dancers and Dark Matter [Video]

This year Earth’s largest machine, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), will be reactivated in its search for Dark Matter, as is being depicted in a multi-media film by operatic dancers. The LHC has not been used since 2013, but two new projects are set to take place this coming year that will build upon previous […]

Dead Sea Scrolls Visit California Science Center

Dead Sea Scrolls Visit California Science Center

Step back in time to the start of many major religions and life 2,000 years ago with a visit to the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition at the California Science Center. Presented in cooperation with the Israel Antiquities Authority, the downtown Los Angeles exhibit explores historical artifacts from the Judean desert as well as the […]

Google Releases Plans for New Utopian Headquarters [Video]

Google Releases Plans for New Utopian Headquarters [Video]

On Friday, city officials in Mountain View, California received building plans for Google’s new headquarters. The plans look less like blueprints for a building and more like a movie set for the next sci-fi thriller. Google has released images and a video (below) that reveal what their utopian vision for this new headquarters may look […]

Gaza Strip Feels Presence of Controversial Graffiti Artist Banksy [Video]

Gaza Strip Feels Presence of Controversial Graffiti Artist Banksy [Video]

Controversial and mysteriously anonymous graffiti artist Bansky has let his presence be felt in the Gaza Strip. Bansky recently posted a video to his official website with the caption that states, in a fashion akin to that of a tourist advertisement: “Make this year the year YOU discover a new destination.” The video (provided below) […]

Motion Picture Costumes on Display

Motion Picture Costumes on Display

Fairy tale princesses, a colorful bellboy, an evil fairy, women in bright ‘60s minis or a British painter 200 years ago are some of the movie characters whose fantastical costumes are on display at the “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Museum in downtown Los […]

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