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Tutankhamun Spontaneously Combusted In His Tomb, Apparently

Tutankhamun Spontaneously Combusted In His Tomb, Apparently

junkyardarts November 20, 2013 Comments Off on Tutankhamun Spontaneously Combusted In His Tomb, Apparently

According to experts who performed a ‘virtual autopsy’ on Tutankhamun via CT scan, evidence suggests that the Boy King combusted…inside his tomb. While scientists had acknowledged that there were odd injuries present on one

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ART PRIZE: Finding Creativity, Inspiration, and Success in Michigan

ART PRIZE: Finding Creativity, Inspiration, and Success in Michigan

brian November 10, 2013 Comments Off on ART PRIZE: Finding Creativity, Inspiration, and Success in Michigan

Macrae Stone is a writer, editor, and adventurer who hails from Detroit. Along with a desire to learn and experience new things, his writing style reminds me of some of the authors and essayists

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The Vikings Are Coming in 2014

The Vikings Are Coming in 2014

junkyardarts November 1, 2013 Comments Off on The Vikings Are Coming in 2014

I know it’s early, but I’m already thinking about 2014 for a few distinct reasons, both concerning Vikings.  First, The British Museum will open an exhibition dedicated to the core period of the Viking

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These Incredible Pumpkins Will Put Your Jack-O-Lanterns To Shame

These Incredible Pumpkins Will Put Your Jack-O-Lanterns To Shame

junkyardarts October 21, 2013 Comments Off on These Incredible Pumpkins Will Put Your Jack-O-Lanterns To Shame

I’m going to introduce you to a few artists that never cease to amaze me each fall with their absolutely ridiculous pumpkin sculptures. To serve as some unattainable inspiration for your own jack-o-lanterns this

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Last Minute Plans: Steampunk Party at the PEM

Last Minute Plans: Steampunk Party at the PEM

junkyardarts September 25, 2013 Comments Off on Last Minute Plans: Steampunk Party at the PEM

Well, they are doing it again.  For their Third Thursday event on the 26th, the Peabody Essex Museum is hosting a throw down and this time you should probably not miss it (remember what

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Tryst’s Bike & Bite: Guilt-Free Pleasure Ride

Tryst’s Bike & Bite: Guilt-Free Pleasure Ride

junkyardarts September 19, 2013 Comments Off on Tryst’s Bike & Bite: Guilt-Free Pleasure Ride

Fall in Boston: it gives you things worth traveling for.  The changing leaves, endless bike rides on our miles of lush trails in the brisk air, and glorious mounds of comfort food.  Lucky for

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Guy Paints Putin In Lingerie, Guy Flees To France, Putin Keeps Painting For Special Occasions & When He Gets Lonely

Guy Paints Putin In Lingerie, Guy Flees To France, Putin Keeps Painting For Special Occasions & When He Gets Lonely

junkyardarts September 6, 2013 Comments Off on Guy Paints Putin In Lingerie, Guy Flees To France, Putin Keeps Painting For Special Occasions & When He Gets Lonely

So one day, an artist named Konstantin Altunin decided he would paint Russian President Vladimir Putin in his natural form: ripped, masculine, and in a pink teddy.  Putin, dripping in vodka and manliness, is twisting

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Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

brian August 23, 2013 Comments Off on Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

On August 22nd, Ray Bradbury would’ve been 93 years old. The author and science fiction juggernaut, who passed away in 2012, wrote some of the most creative and lasting stories in modern literature, including

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Rotterdam’s Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated in Home Stove

Rotterdam’s Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated in Home Stove

junkyardarts August 12, 2013 Comments Off on Rotterdam’s Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated in Home Stove

It took only 3 minutes for six Romanians to rob the world of 7 brilliant works of art last year in Rotterdam. The stolen works, estimated to be worth over 100 million euro, included

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Exhibition of Unicorns Marks Cloisters 75th Anniversary

Exhibition of Unicorns Marks Cloisters 75th Anniversary

junkyardarts July 24, 2013 Comments Off on Exhibition of Unicorns Marks Cloisters 75th Anniversary

In what is probably the most magical exhibition ever, the Cloisters of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is exhibiting works depicting unicorns.  Some of the most beautiful tapestries from the Middle

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