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​Jokermen: Swedish scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into articles in 17yr bet
Five Swedish academics have disclosed a 17-year-long bet: the person who writes the most articles to include Bob Dylan song lyrics wins lunch at a local restaurant.

30.09.2014 11:27

'Complicit racism': Protests close 'human zoo' show with black actors
A London exhibition which has been accused of being "racist and insensitive" has been cancelled following opening night protests outside the venue.

24.09.2014 10:31

Twerking Siberia: Russian dancers become YouTube sensation (VIDEOS)
A dance video by a group of girls from Novosibirsk, the biggest city in Siberia, has garnered 29 million views on YouTube, prompting an American choreography guru to fly over and check out the young Russian dancers’ twerking skills.

16.08.2014 12:01

German artists claim responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge ‘white flag’ incident
The mystery surrounding who replaced the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge may finally be solved, as a pair of German artists have come forward to claim responsibility.

13.08.2014 03:26

Odessa slaughter survivors reveal their side of story in intl photo exhibit
Survivors of the bloody Odessa May 2 clashes and subsequent tragedy at Trade Union House, where nearly 50 people were burnt alive, have organized international photo exhibits in order to convey the events with a new clarity denied to viewers by Kiev.

12.08.2014 05:37

​Palestinian Artist: ‘My pen is my weapon’
Dr Alaa Allagta, a well-known Palestinian artist and author of political cartoons talks to RT about why all aspects of Palestinian life are politicized including the arts.

21.07.2014 10:06

Floating the ‘Pussy Boat’: Japanese artist’s vaginal works create uproar (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Celebrating vaginas could get you in big trouble in Japan. But an artist arrested for a taboo-bending explosion in vaginal art modeled on her own genitalia has the public on her side, lashing out at the country’s alleged hypocrisy.

16.07.2014 04:49

Amid Iraq’s carnage, preserving its ancient World Heritage sites may offer a glimmer of hope
And so the latest in the surrealist horror show that the nightly news on Iraq has become, offers a rich narrative mine, at least for a writer working on a political travelogue of ancient sites. Once again, the Mongol hordes are at the gates.

01.07.2014 09:42

Secret painting found beneath Picasso's early masterpiece (VIDEO)
A portrait of a mystery bow-tied man beneath Picasso's The Blue Room painting has been discovered with infrared imagery. Scientists have long suspected the canvas's surface might be hiding something and now wonder if it is the artist’s own earlier work.

17.06.2014 12:48

'Game of Thrones' creator George Martin breaks his promise, joins Twitter
In a move that shows an old “dinosaur” can still learn a few tricks, “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin has backtracked on his previous statements and joined Twitter.

11.06.2014 17:55

‘Material Evidence. Syria. Ukraine’ on display in Berlin (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Crimes against peace have become a central theme of the international photo exhibition that is now touring Germany. Scenes of misery and destruction in the Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts were handpicked by a jury to show the true face of the war.

05.06.2014 23:08

‘Ultimate selfie’: Parisian landmark paved with thousands of portraits
The Pantheon in Paris – the final resting place for France’s most renowned personalities – will for the next 10 years be home to a gigantic art installation, featuring a collection of 4,000 selfies of people from around the world.

05.06.2014 11:52

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