Monthly Archives: May 2011

Apple Celebrates 10 Years

This week Apple celebrates the 10th anniversary of their retail store operations. To mark this earthshaking event, here’s a look at some of Apple’s most noteworthy and iconic outlets around the universe.

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Yale Finally Opens Up

Yale University has just opened up its museum archives to the public providing limited free online access to images from its vast cultural collections. Currently, they’ve offered access to 250,000 images at their new online catalog, with the goal of … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Has the Tower of Babel

Best known for her amazing installations, Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujin has created the new “Tower of Babel” in Plaza San Martin, Buenos Aires. Built to celebrate Buenos Aires being named World Book Capital 2011, the seven-story sculpture contains 30,000 … Continue reading

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London Is Out of This World (for the summer)

Writers and artists through history and around the globe have long imagined “other worlds” through the genre of Science Fiction. Science Fiction allows writers to ask the big questions such as: “Who are we?”, “What is reality?” A new exhibition … Continue reading

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New York City Loves Its Libraries

It’s the 100th anniversary of the New York Public Library Beaux-Arts Schwartzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42 Street, and they want New York City residents to celebrate by reading—but the NYPL doesn’t want them to pick up just any … Continue reading

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Monday is Free

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Emily Bronte in Ireland

  IT is one of the best-selling novels of all time. But a sharp-eyed bargain hunter has managed to turn a €8,000 profit on a copy of a book that is found in homes up and down the country. The … Continue reading

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Antwerp Throws a MAS Bash

Antwerp, Belgium’s great port city and best kept travel secret, started a three day celebration bash yesterday to launch its audacious new MAS museum. The spectacular 10-story museum, which takes its name from the Dutch acronym for Museum on the … Continue reading

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Paris Is Serious About Bread

This week marked the 18th “Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris”, the annual competition to select the best baguette in Paris.  Every year a panel of judges—mostly bakers and a few food celebrities—gather … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poster Art

 

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