An 18th-century portrait sold in New York to a British gallery as a "woman in a feathered hat" turns out to actually portray a man dressed as a woman, becoming the earliest known painting of a transvestite.
American online pirates now have places to worship, reports Jason Koebler for US News:
A Swedish religion whose dogma centers on the belief that people should be free to copy and distribute all information—regardless of any copyright or trademarks—has made its way to the United States.
Bald mice have had their hair regenerated by Japanese Scientists in Tokyo, using Stem Cells.
Love it or hate it, Marmite has a limited edition jar commemorating the Royal Jubilee and Marmites 110th anniversary.
Paul Gravett, interviews Robert Crumb who will be the focus of an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, France opening April 13, 2012.
You have been living in France since 1993. Do you feel remote from America and US pop culture, which were such an important part of your infuences, your creative mulch? Is that a problem?
Taliban commander Mohammad Ashan saw his face on a wanted poster and noted the reward was $100. So he grabbed one and went to a police checkpoint in the district of Sar Howza, Afghanistan, where he demanded the reward. Officials arrested him instead. He was wanted for plotting attacks on Afghan security forces.
When U.S. troops went to confirm that Ashan had in fact come forward to claim the finder’s fee, they were initially incredulous.
This experience is not really offered by Red Letter Days, I made that up, you can't yet buy the experience in WHSmiths but who knows maybe soon you will. The Reading Zombie Experience is a new kind of audience participating Street Theatre, it's based in the UK where audience members get to shoot Zombies with guns (not real Zombies or Guns). Organised by Wish.co.uk who want to make your zombie apocalypse dreams come true, without all that pesky death, infection and head splattering gore.