May 2, 2023

Student Eats Maurizio Cattelan’s $120,000 Banana for Breakfast

In 2019, conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan sent shockwaves through the art world when he duct-taped a banana to the wall and called it a piece of art. The performance happening at Art Basel Miami, and the piece, titled Comedian, was sold as an edition of three for $120,000 each. Now Comedian is back in the news after a Korean university student decided the banana was the perfect snack.

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April 21, 2023

Woman With 5-Foot Afro Sets Guinness World Record for the Third Time

For the third time in 13 years, Aevin Dugas has clinched the title for largest female afro according to Guinness World Records. The Louisiana-based woman decided to let her go natural 24 years ago, and her hair has been growing ever since. Her current world record measures 5.41 feet in circumference, 9.84 inches tall, and 10.4 inches wide. Prior to wearing her hair naturally, Dugas altered her hair in many different ways.

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April 18, 2023

RIP Dame Mary Quant: Celebrating the Fashion Designer Who Invented the Miniskirt

Embed from Getty Images Clothing design can have an enormous impact on culture. A garment can change attitudes and empower those who wear it. Dame Mary Quant knew this well. The British fashion designer popularized the miniskirt and is often credited with inventing it. Her design defined the London style in the 1960s and was hugely influential on the youth culture at that time.

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April 9, 2023

New Moai Statue Discovered on Easter Island and There May Be More To Find

Easter Island is known for its giant stone statues with stoic faces, known as moai. The small volcanic landmass in the Pacific Ocean is home to the indigenous Rapa Nui people, whose ancestors impressively crafted the moai. Ranging in size from three to 80 tons and towering up to 33 feet tall, the island's roughly 1,000 moai have long been an object of fascination around the world.

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