Bodybuilder Eugen Sandow delighted Victorian audiences with his toned physique and weightlifting skills. But his statue at the British Museum didn’t last long.
A new exhibit coming to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City examines elephants’ past, present, and future.
From ARPANET to Myspace, this internet timeline hits all the important milestones.
Rainbow Dash is up against the Decepticons this year in a vicious battle for toy supremacy.
The folk magic tradition of concealing shoes to trap witches probably started in the Middle Ages.
From world-class museums to stunning national parks, here are the top-rated free tourist attractions in all 50 states.
Let’s take a roadtrip through the country, with stops at a self-flushing latrine, a collection of human brains, and much more.
Just underneath the surface of many paintings, both famous and obscure, is another hidden painting that could have been.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei used LEGO bricks to build a 50-foot long tribute to Monet.
The royal couple has seen better days.
Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone helped fund his future experiments—some of which have proven tough to decipher.
The monument to everything weird is closing up shop after 26 years.
The museum will feature a bar, wedding chapel, and tattoo parlor.
In Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy, visitors get the benefit of free transportation and cultural experiences in exchange for their presence.
Hitler's Germany stole over 600,000 paintings during World War II. A new law will make sure museum visitors know about it.
The 72-year-old museum visitor claimed she had no idea the jacket was part of an art installation.
At the Franklin Institute’s Harry Potter exhibition, you can pot Mandrakes, brew potions, visit the Forbidden Forest, and much more.
If you were born during the Gen X years—1965 to 1980—the Illinois State Museum might feature your old Trapper Keeper.
The artist has left behind a body of work that keeps expanding. This time, it's a pencil sketch that's been in private hands since 1910.
After announcing its closure, the Museum of Pinball in California is auctioning off hundreds of classic arcade games this month.
For many years, the nude model for Gustave Courbet's 'L’Origine du monde' remained unknown.
There are a lot of things we don't quite get right about the Renaissance, including when it actually took place.