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Rare props and artifacts from Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey on display at MOMI

Rare props and artifacts from Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey on display at MOMI

1p>Stanley Kubrick's magnum opus, 2001: A Space Odyssey, has stood the test of time as one of the most provocative pieces of cinematic art ever to be experienced, and anyone who has seen it

Returning Benin’s Stolen Artifacts Should Be Simple—Here’s What Stands in the Way

A new report shows how one collector was able to easily return art he discovered to be looted to its homeland—yet many institutions claim it's too difficult for them to do the same.
The Ruins of Washburn A Mill, Minneapolis

The Ruins of Washburn A Mill, Minneapolis

The tasteful ruins on the banks of the Mississippi River from which rises the Minneapolis’ Mill City Museum serves as a reminder to the site’s dramatic history. The site was the location of

The (Not So) Secret Porsche Museum Storage Facility

We’ve all been guilty of writing a click-bait title or two here at Speedhunters. Often, and quite rightly so, this is soon followed by a good flaming in the comments section. So let me level with you

Time Magazine is recreating the 'I Have a Dream' speech in VR

For many people, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington and the famous "I Have a Dream" speech exist as little more than photos and soundbites -- only the 200,000-plus people who were there
Cam’ron Is Not Convinced That Dinosaurs Ever Existed

Cam’ron Is Not Convinced That Dinosaurs Ever Existed

"Word, so they just found all these bones and glued them together? ... Sounds like more of a money-maker to me.”
Watchdog: Lincoln Museum 'Pimped Out' Gettysburg Address to Glenn Beck

Watchdog: Lincoln Museum 'Pimped Out' Gettysburg Address to Glenn Beck

The state of Illinois has found that the Lincoln Museum offered Glenn Beck the use of the historic Gettysburg Address for his event display.
It's Time to Rethink Your Data—Including Your Smell Data

It's Time to Rethink Your Data—Including Your Smell Data

An interactive art exhibit at WIRED25 explores the ways technology may expose—or obscure—the details of our lives.

Exploring Toyota Motorsport GmbH’s Vault

Behind some unsuspicious doors under the massive wind tunnels of the TMG factory lies possibly the most interesting collection of cars in all of Cologne, Germany. After entering the museum, you are
Amazing Museum Show in Montreal

Amazing Museum Show in Montreal

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime Check out the museum show yourself at this link! It’s definitely worth a visit if you are in the area… and I’m not even that much into fashion! Daily Photo – Amazing
What is Kashmir’s place in India’s collective memory?

What is Kashmir’s place in India’s collective memory?

The revocation of Kashmir’s special status does not involve an actual refashioning of borders.
The French Chateau With The World’s Largest Private Collection of Warplanes

The French Chateau With The World’s Largest Private Collection of Warplanes

Among the rolling hills of Burgundy's wine country, surrounded by vineyards and forested land, stands a 14th-century castle belonging to Michel Pont, an avid collector of anything that moves
BIG’s The Twist Bridges the Gap Between Art and Architecture

BIG’s The Twist Bridges the Gap Between Art and Architecture

The Twist is an enormous architectural contortion of aluminum panels that spans 60 meters over a river in Norway.
The Museum That Collects Houses

The Museum That Collects Houses

The Weald and Downland Living Museum in Singleton, West Sussex. Photo credit: Anguskirk/Flickr In the village of Singleton, in West Sussex, there is an unusual museum dedicated to historic
Twisting Sculpture-Bridge-Museum Opens In Norway

Twisting Sculpture-Bridge-Museum Opens In Norway

The Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) designed “The Twist”. Opened in Jevnaker, Norway, bridging a 10,700-square-foot art museum across two riverbanks...
2019 Wildlife Photographer Competition: The Stories Behind The Best Shots

2019 Wildlife Photographer Competition: The Stories Behind The Best Shots

The annual photography exhibition opens at the Natural History Museum in London on November 18. Nearly 50,000 entries from professional and amateur photographers were submitted this year and 100 will
87-Year-Old Collector Gathered 110 Fighter Jets In His Chateau In France

87-Year-Old Collector Gathered 110 Fighter Jets In His Chateau In France

The Château de Savigny-lès-Beaune, nestled in the rolling hills of Burgundy’s wine country, is the last place you’d expect to...

Perfume Museum in Dubai, A legacy from the Royal Nomads

At the heart of Dubai, where the noise of the modern busy city fades, and the heritage of the old city beats, there is a place dedicated to the senses. The perfume museum is part of the Al Shindagha
Artist turned the world's Snapchats into a musical instrument

Artist turned the world's Snapchats into a musical instrument

A new exhibit now on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) highlights the sounds we unthinkingly produce when sending Snapchat videos back and forth. Called "Sound Stories," it uses the

Inside The Motorcycle Room

If you’re a true petrolhead, you can definitely appreciate two-wheeled machines just as much as their four-wheeled counterparts. And in South Africa, there’s no better place to do so than at The