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The ItemThis medallion flew into space aboard Apollo 12 in 1969. Commander Charles "Pete" Conrad...
Photograph by Sheila Gibson Stoodley
The next best thing to exploring the wreck of Titanic might be visiting Peter Boyd-Smith’s...
Creating a 4,000-pound piece of glass art was only part of the challenge for Jonathan Christie;...
Doug Hansen did not reinvent the wagon wheel, but he has reverse-engineered it more than once. As...
The Cavalieri Hilton (www­.cavalieri-hilton.com), set in a 15-acre park on the Monte Mario, Rome’...
The ItemThis device is the incarnation of Charles Babbage’s plans for the Difference Engine No. 2...
The red cue ball in this billiards set from 1951 represents the People’s Republic of China (PRC...
A group of New Englanders has built a better telescope, better than the bronze Art Nouveau–style...
Fine art has long served propagandistic purposes. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes, for...
On May 23, 1618, members of Bohemia’s Protestant aristocracy expressed their displeasure with the...
Lobkowicz Palace does not offer accommodations, but two nearby hotels in Malá Strana, or Little...
Although poisonous, the sap from an Asian sumac nevertheless can be irresistible—when it has been...
Photography by Ted Morrison
Fischbach Gallery New York artist Colin Brown had become frustrated with his charcoal nightscapes....
The little girl wears a serious expression and a sumptuous lace-trimmed gown, which the green...
Alessandro Cesati Italian locksmith Francesco de Francisci brought a lethal knowledge of...
“Jesus saves,” declared a bumper-sticker slogan for the Big Bad Boston Bruins of the early 1970s...
Robert and Cheska Vallois’ fondness for Jean-Michel Frank’s Art Deco furnishings began more than...
Photograph by Cordero Studios/ www.corderostudios.com
Anthony Dias Blue has spent the last 30 years covering the wine and spirits industries, sampling...
Loiminchay Nine Dragons In Chinese art and folklore, dragons often symbolize power and prosperity....
Some 34,000 years ago, people carved artworks from the ivory tusks of the mammoths that roamed the...

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