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Bob Ross: The Man Behind The Happy Little Trees

Bob Ross: The Man Behind The Happy Little Trees

He gave up a career in the Air Force to teach millions of people the joy of painting. An accident early in life cost him the tip of his finger. And his hair was actually straight. There's a lot to be learned about legendary painter Bob Ross.
Nude George Washington Sculpture To Debut In New York

Nude George Washington Sculpture To Debut In New York

This 18th-century Italian statue will soon go on display at the Frick Collection.
50 David Bowie Photos Guaranteed To Make You Miss Him All Over Again

50 David Bowie Photos Guaranteed To Make You Miss Him All Over Again

From Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, look back on music's biggest chameleon in these photos.
Ma Rainey, The “Mother Of The Blues” Who Still Inspires Music Today

Ma Rainey, The “Mother Of The Blues” Who Still Inspires Music Today

How one small-town, Georgia girl would go on to inspire generations of musicians.
Rarely Seen Photos Offer Glimpse Into Truman Capote’s Brooklyn

Rarely Seen Photos Offer Glimpse Into Truman Capote’s Brooklyn

David Attie was a photographic unknown for decades. A dig through his home changed that.
25 Soviet Propaganda Posters From The Height Of The Cold War

25 Soviet Propaganda Posters From The Height Of The Cold War

These images surely unnerved and terrified Cold War America.
Researchers Uncover Earliest Known Ice Age Cave Art In Indonesia

Researchers Uncover Earliest Known Ice Age Cave Art In Indonesia

Dating back 40,000 years, the art and jewelry found by the researchers hint at an unknown type of spirituality.
North African Youth Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

North African Youth Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

Vandals have been scribbling their names over the ancient rock art of Chad's Ennedi Plateau since January.
U.S. Received Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Stolen Artifacts From Middle East Conflict Zones In 2016

U.S. Received Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Stolen Artifacts From Middle East Conflict Zones In 2016

A record $100 million worth of ancient artifacts from the Middle East and North Africa found its way to the U.S. last year.
New Study Finally Determines Whether Or Not The Mona Lisa Is Smiling

New Study Finally Determines Whether Or Not The Mona Lisa Is Smiling

For centuries, critics and observers alike have argued. Do we now have an answer?
Photographers Preserve Every Inch of Sistine Chapel In Astounding Detail

Photographers Preserve Every Inch of Sistine Chapel In Astounding Detail

In order to aid future preservation efforts, this photography is so detailed that the brushstrokes are visible.