Is there an underlying theme that runs through the history of art, from the figures scratched on walls of prehistoric caves to splashes and forms on contemporary canvases?
There’s something lurking in the depths of Loch Ness, Scotland and it has nothing to do with monsters. On a recent expedition to try and find evidence of the Loch Ness monster, U.S
Stonehenge, an enigma to visitors and scientists alike for many years, may be less of a mystery after an “incredible” discovery announced to the world this week. Archaeologists have unearthed a new stone circle near Stonehenge that lends credence to the theory that the famous prehistoric monument in Britain was part of a funeral complex.
Some 50 mothers-in-law have come together in a campaign seeking legal protection from what they allege is abuse of laws favoring daughters-in-law in the country. The mono set may be revelatory for some, but even the box of stereo albums — the best-known versions and the primary sales focus — is a step up from the 22-year-old original CD releases
Sandra Bullock will surely be popping open the champagne as her new romantic comedy, "The Proposal," accepted the top spot at the box office this weekend by grossing $34.1 million, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office. Not only did “The Proposal” win the weekend, but it was by far the best opening of Bullock’s career, nearly doubling the opening of her previous best, “Premonition,” which debuted to $17.6 million in 2007
Spent: Sex, Evolution and Consumer Behavior Geoffrey Miller Viking, 483 pages The Gist: That iPhone in your pocket That’s for sex. As is pretty much everything you’ve ever bought, from the car you drive to the t-shirt you wear or so says evolutionary psychologist Geoffrey Miller. From mating to marketing, Miller explores how everyday consumer choices subtly and sometimes not so subtly reveal society’s misguided attempts at projecting four central traits to attract sexual partners
Bidding failed to meet expectations Saturday on a uniquely complete skeleton of a Jurassic-era dryosaurus — a long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur — so it was no-sale for the centerpiece at an auction of rare skeletons, fossils and other prehistoric memorabilia. Auctioneers at the I.M. Chait Gallery had hoped the 150-million-year-old, 9-foot-long dryosaurus would sell for as much as $500,000, but the bidding did not add up.