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The National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janiero was consumed by fire. Here's what was lost.
Last night, the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janiero was consumed by fire. In total, it took firefighters over 6 hours to put out the blaze, and by the time the flames were extinguished, 200 years of Brazilian history was gone.“It is ...
 
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Walmart put it on the map, but there's a lot more to the city in Northwest Arkansas. Here are the top activities in Bentonville.
Northwest Arkansas might not be at the top of your travel bucket list, but it should be. Its city of Bentonville (population: about 49,000) is the birthplace and current headquarters of Walmart, and the surrounding area has reaped the benefits of having ...
 
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A fascinating look at how the designer got his start—and the creative impact of Italian immigrants on American popular culture.
Robert De Niro. Al Pacino. Frank Sinatra. Rudolph Valentino. Italian-Americans have a long and proud legacy in the movies, and a new exhibit pays tribute to their contributions to the business through the eyes of an early pioneering immigrant.These days Salvatore Ferragamo ...
 
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Here's a quick tour!
A little less than a week since it formally opened to the public on May 18, and already more than 20,000 visitors have walked through the elegant wooden portals of the National Museum of Natural History. The line to enter moves briskly ...
 
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The Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art features artworks by modern Filipino masters.
Megaworld Corp. has numerous township developments all over the country—from Manila, Pampanga and Batangas in Luzon, to Bacolod and Talisay City in the Visayas and Davao in Mindanao—but the one in Iloilo is unique for one very special reason. It’s the first ...
 
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The magnificent collection of the P.J. Lhuillier Museum is a line to heaven and a window to the soul.
Philippe Lhuillier, Philippine Ambassador to Spain, stands before a painting of the hermit Benedict, later Saint Benedict of Nursia, preaching to a group of monks at the start of western monasticism.“What is this guy thinking?” he asks thoughtfully, gazing at a scene ...
 
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You'll soon be able to see the game-changing fossils and stone tools for yourself.
Last week, Filipinos were thrilled to learn of evidence that humans lived in the Philippines as early as 709,000 years ago. This was proven through the discovery of a rhinoceros skeleton, along with prehistoric stone tools in the municipality of Rizal, Kalinga. ...
 
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Traditional museum guides can be a bit of a snooze—which is why the idea behind "Shady Ladies," a New York City-based tour company, is downright genius. Guides will take you behind the canvas of some of the Metropolitan’s most well-known works, and ...
 
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Tiaras and ballgowns and glamour, oh my!
Currently in its 19th year, the Frick Young Fellows Ball is one of New York's most glamorous evenings. At this year's event, which was held at the museum on March 15th, the fashionable crowd gathered for cocktails, hors-d'oeuvres, and dancing amid one ...
 
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The solid gold, fully functioning toilet is titled "America."
When President Trump asked the Guggenheim Museum to borrow a Van Gogh painting for the private living quarters at the White House, the New York museum offered a cheeky response: the painting wasn't available, but Trump could have an 18-karat gold toilet ...
 
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Discover the vintage delights of Benjamin Pollock’s magical miniatures.
All manner of retired toys, from threadbare teddies to china dolls with flowing locks of real hair, can be found crammed into the Lilliputian Pollock’s Toy Museum in Fitzrovia. However, it’s best known as the home of the toy theater, and there’s ...
 
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The New York City institution just changed its admission policy.
For nearly 50 years, New York City's Metropolitan Museum has been "pay what you wish," making it an accessible cultural attraction in a city known for being expensive. While there was a suggested entry fee, it was just that: suggested.But earlier today, ...
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