(Un)Catalogued: Meat and Potatoes: The Reminiscences of Alonzo Davis

In April 1863, the men of the 4th California infantry were hungry. They were posted at Drum Barracks ...

Starry Night: the Bike Path & the Painting

If Dutch citizens want to gaze on Vincent van Gogh's iconic painting The Starry Night, they need to travel to New York, to the 5th floor of the Museum of Modern Art where the canvas has resided since 1941.

New Typeface for Dyslexic Readers

A 33-year old Dutch designer, Christian Boer, has created the Dyslexie typeface to help dyslexic readers

Georgia O’Keeffe and the $44 Million Jimson Weed

A 1932 painting of Jimson weed by Georgia O'Keeffe has sold at auction, following a bidding war that has resulted in a record-breaking price of $44 million.

The Other Winston Churchill

Do you know about Winston Churchill, the American novelist? Now you do.
Skellig Michael where they are filming Star Wars Episode VII

Skellig Michael: An Island Far, Far Away (Where “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Was Filmed)

Star Wars Epiosde VII was filmed on Skellig Michael island in Ireland.

The Fall of Adam, Reversed

The 15th century marble statue of Adam, by Venetian sculptor Tullio Lombardo has been restored by the Metropolitan Museum.
Cuban Born Baseball Players

Cuban-Born Baseball Players Hit the Major League

Baseball, politics, and nationalism are all at play when it comes to Cuban MLB players.

What’s in a Name? Probably not Avery Fisher

In 1973 billionaire industrialist Avery Fisher donated $10.5 million to Lincoln Center. The money went to renovate Philharmonic Hall.

Louise Glück Wins National Book Award for Poetry

Louise Glück has won the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry for her latest book, Faithful and Virtuous Night.