Snapchat has increased museum attendance by at least 125,000%. Looks like Lyxdelsic started a trend.
A look inside the Mexican Army’s Museum of artifacts from drug war. It’s like a really depressing rap video.
The Tumblr Museum Gifs brings the art from NYC museums to life. WARNING: contains flashing images.
Just in time to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War cease-fire. Cool, guys.
You won’t regret it.
These are all off-limits until the leadership of the BSA makes up their minds three months from now. It ain’t all knots and secret handshakes.
Extinction is no excuse to be a Grinch. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science got a little festive this year.
Can you help identify the subjects of these beautiful portraits? The Museum of the Confederacy is releasing these photos to the public in an attempt to generate leads, hoping to name the nameless.
Foot fetish and fancy free! Here are photos of the new exhibit at the Design Museum in London dedicated to avant garde shoe designer, Christian Louboutin.
Some very moving photos. To mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, the president toured the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate — and Holocaust survivor — Elie Wiesel. President Obama took the opportunity to denounce human rights abuses in Iran and Syria.
A bizarre, fascinating museum retrospective looking back at the work of prestigious fashion house Louis Vuitton and their current creative director, Marc Jacobs. Unveiled yesterday in Paris. High caliber design and fashion porn presented by disco mohawk mannequins and free-floating limbs.
Based on the band’s classic logo and brought to you by men’s room mostly modeled in western Europe. (via latimesblogs.latimes.com)
An application from Sam Pointon, who was then 6-years-old, for the position of Director of the National Railway Museum of Britain. He can control two trains at once. Might be overqualified. View Image ›
This hog survived being buried under earthquake debris for 36 days by eating charcoal and rainwater. Originally weighing 150kg, he only measured up at 50kg when he was finally rescued. They named him “Zhu Jianquiang” (Strong-willed pig) for good reason! The lucky piggy is now living out his days in luxury at the earthquake exhibit in the Jianchuan Museum, and is back up to a healthy weight of 200kg. View Image ›
The Brooklyn Museum has invited the neighborhood in, but its attendance in 2009 dropped 23 percent.
Two of Galileo’s fingers, removed from his corpse by admirers in the 18th century, have gone on display in a Florence museum now named after the astronomer.
What happens when a Paleontologist visits the Creationist Museum in Kentucky. Hilarity.
A surprisingly interesting and watchable museum of Flash preloaders? What’s that? You’re not a web designer and you don’t know what a Flash preloader is? If you spend much time online, you actually do: It’s that usually irritating “Loading” message you’re hit with when you visit a particularly large Flash site. This site has collected a bunch of preloaders which are worth seeing in and of themselves. Trust me, it’s more interesting than it sounds.
Shepard Fairey’s five-foot tall “Hope” portrait is headed to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, to be hung Inauguration Day. They won’t reveal how much they paid for it, which means it cost approximately a butt-load. Read More ›